News

Mooney M20

Mooney Aircraft lays off workforce

Mooney Aircraft is in trouble again. Employees of the Texas manufacturer have been furloughed, according to the local paper, The Kerrville Times. The newspaper reports, … 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