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Tuesday, December 11, 2018
VFR charts 2014

Changes to UK aero charts for 2014

Improvements to the VFR charts used by pilots have been announced by the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). The changes, designed to increase the clarity...
Garmin D2

Garmin D2 Pilot Watch: How it assisted one pilot during a diversion

From a recent Garmin blog: Peek into any warbird-era aircraft and chances are you won’t see much in the way of a retrofit glass...
Beechcraft King Air 350i in Wheels Up colours

Beechcraft to merge with Cessna

The rumour has been strong since last October's NBAA show but now it has been confirmed: Textron,  parent company of Cessna Aircraft and Bell...
Sportys hand-held nav/comms

Upgraded screen and lower price for Sporty’s SP-400 hand-held nav/comm

US company Sporty's is the world's top supplier of equipment for pilots and as well as selling all manufacturer's kit, it also has its...
e-Go first flightvideo

e-Go single-seater makes first flights

The e-Go looks extraordinary, the design and story behind it is extraordinary, and when it goes into production in about a year's time, it...
IMC Rating

Sudden outbreak of commonsense saves UK IMC Rating

PSST! I don't want to sound over optimistic but it seems there's a new way of working within Europe's bureaucracy. THere's an outbreak of...
Francois Le Vot World Aerobatic Champion 2013

Clean sweep for France at World Aero Champs

The World Aerobatic Championships have just come to a close in Texas, USA and France has won all the main titles. Poor weather made...
Cirrus wingtip

Sexy wingtip lighting for 2014 Cirrus aircraft

Spectacular LED wingtip lighting, new tyres and brakes, and new exterior/interior packages are key features of 2014 Cirrus aircraft. "The most immediately recognisable new feature...

Robinson R66 helicopters fly around the world

A pair of Robinson R66 Turbine helicopters have completed a six-week flight around the world, starting and finishing in Moscow, Russia. The flight was organised...
AeroMobil flying car

Aeromobil flying car launched

An engineer in Slovakia has just revealed a flying car, the AeroMobil 2.5, that is ready for the road and flies. The AeroMobil 2.5...