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LAA Rally

LAA and BMAA to ask members about merger

The Light Aircraft Association and the British Microlight Aircraft Association are actively pursuing a merger. If it happens, probably in 2020, the resulting association would … Read more

Reviews

Garmin avionics

Garmin Flight Stream 510
$1,495

No matter how you slice it, spending just over one aviation unit (current exchange rate: 1 aviation unit = £1,000) for what looks like an … Read more

Airplane Ownership

Mike Busch on Airplane Ownership
£23.69 in paperback or £15.81 for the Kindle edition

I remember hearing about a question asked by a hugely keen but non-aeroplane-owning pilot. Said pilot asked how much it would cost to get into … 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