News

EASA GA Roadmap

EASA’s GA Roadmap starts to deliver

The General Aviation Roadmap from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) is beginning to deliver improved rules and regulations, said EASA certification director Trevor Woods … Read more

SkyDemon wins two Queen's Awards 2018

SkyDemon wins two Queen’s Awards

Flightplanning and navigation software company SkyDemon has won not one but two Queen’s Awards for Enterprise. Somerset-based SkyDemon is one of only eight winners of … Read more

Reviews

Garmin GFC 500 auto-pilot

Garmin GFC 500 & G5
$6,995 / $2,195

Garmin has announced FAA certification of its GFC 500 autopilot for most Cessna 172 and 182 models, including the Reims-built F172 and F182. This is … Read more

Garmin inReach Explorer+ review

Garmin inReach Explorer+
£449

Keeping tabs on your aviating loved ones, once they depart from an area of radar coverage, is a problem, even in the age of such … Read more

Yaesu FTA-750L Spirit

Yaesu FTA-750L Spirit radio
£380

There are lots of good reasons for buying a handheld transceiver – there’s the obvious case of main radio or electrical system failure and I … Read more

Garmin VIRB 360 review

Garmin VIRB 360
£650

Back in the summer of 2016, we reviewed Kodak’s 360º camera. We came to the conclusion that, if you managed to fight your way through … Read more

Gallery

LoPresti Fury

The LoPresti Fury is one sweet-handling, fast, aerobatic tourer. It’s also drop-dead gorgeous. When it was unveiled in the late-eighties, hundreds of people wanted to … Read more

Beech Bonanza

The longest continuously produced aircraft in history, the Beechcraft Bonanza, with its V-tail, was a GA revelation when it first appeared in 1946, and it … Read more

Grumman Widgeon

When Grumman originally built the Widgeon seaplane, it was powered by six-cylinder in-line Ranger engines. But many of the 276 produced, like this one, owned … Read more