Rob L wrote:The very act of "booking out" for a VFR flight is a VFR flight plan.
No need to "file" one with an external agency.
Not currently so for flights into/from Cardiff (or transmitting their CTA/CTR). Formal flight plans currently mandatory
Really? Mandatory filed VFR flight plans are not required for VFR flights. shirley? Sometimes they are recommended (over hostile terrain for example).
If I take off from from my welsh private strip (or even from Cardiff) for a local VFR flight; am I obliged to file a flight plan with Brussels?