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M 070/2021

Effective 26 AUG 2021


The Aero Club Leicester Air Race will be held at Leicester Aerodrome, Leicestershire, between 25 and 26 September 2021. A number of aircraft will be involved in carrying out high-energy manoeuvres; therefore, the Secretary of State for Transport has decided that it is necessary to introduce the following Restriction of Flying Regulations under Article 239 of the Air Navigation Order 2016.
Subject to paragraph 3, between 0800 HRS and 1600 HRS on 25 and 26 September 2021, no aircraft is to fly below 2000 FT AMSL within the area bounded by straight lines joining successively the following points:
  1. 523610N 0010827W;

  2. 523007N 0005128W;

  3. 523636N 0004702W;

  4. 524131N 0005219W;

  5. 524142N 0010050W; and

  6. 523610N 0010827W.

Paragraph 2 does not apply to any aircraft:
  1. Operating with the permission of Leicester Aerodrome air-ground service whilst in the Leicester local flying area.

  2. Operating with the permission of the Royal Aero Club Records, Racing and Rally Association Clerk of the Course.

The times mentioned in paragraph 2 are Universal Co-ordinated Time (UTC), which is one hour behind British Summer Time.
In relation to the permission mentioned in paragraph 3a, the Leicester air-ground service may be contacted on 122.130 MHz.
In relation to the permission mentioned in paragraph 3b, the Royal Aero Club Records, Racing and Rally Association Clerk of the Course may be contacted as notified.
Further enquiries of Airspace Restrictions and the Civil Aviation Authority can be made to Mr S J Maxted, Airspace Regulator, Safety and Airspace Regulation Group at 03301-383216.
Details of Restricted Airspace feature in the daily AIS Information Line message 08085-354802 and 01489-887515 and will be included on the Pre-flight Information Bulletins (PIB) through the AIS Website at