Designed by Clarence Taylor, the same chap who had penned the basic design for what was to become the Piper J-3 Cub, the Taylorcraft BC-12D … Read more
The best GA photos from the FLYER archives
We featured the fabulous Fly Navy Heritage Trust’s Hawker Sea Fury in FLYER January 2012. The last piston-engined type for serve with the Royal Navy, … Read more
Sportier than a Cherokee, the Grumman Tiger is a rare machine in comparison to its Piper competitor. We featured this example in FLYER November 2014.
If you think this machine looks like an Emeraude, then you’d be right. The Smaragd was a version of the classic French machine that was licence-built … Read more
The last of the Piper Cub line – 150hp and flaps help with backcountry exploration. G-CUBP featured in FLYER 2011, before moving to Australia. www.supercub.org
If you enjoy stick and rudder work, then the Luscombe Silvaire could be for you. An inexpensive aluminium American classic, this lovely example featured in FLYER October 2013.
A wonderful single-seater that’s home built from plans and a big stack of timber. This fabulous example featured in FLYER May 2014.
Featured in FLYER November 2013, the Cozy Mk.IV is a Rutan-inspired canard that offers great handling and efficiency.
Less well known than the J-3 Cub, but cheaper and some might say better, the Aeronca Champ makes a great budget buy. Featured in FLYER January … Read more
A sweet 60s two-seater, flight tested in the December 2015 issue of FLYER.