Cirrus ’chute saves pilot

An American has become first pilot of a certified light aircraft to survive a mid-air incident by using an emergency ballistic recovery parachute. Lionel Morrison, … Read more

Smugglers caught at Newcastle

Following the seizure of a PA-28 at Newcastle last month, Customs are warning owners and syndicate members about the possibility of their aircraft being used … Read more

TBM700 and Meridian get boost

Both Socata’s TBM700 and New Piper’s Meridian will benefit from increased max all-up weights. The TBM700 gains over 800lb of useful load, while the Meridian … Read more

Sheffield changes

A quick look at the NOTAM information for EGSY will show that from 15 September the NDB and ILS procedures have been suspended, and that … Read more

Cessna launches new jet

Despite ill-founded rumours that it would announce a new two-seat piston trainer, or perhaps a turboprop single, Cessna is to build a light twin biz/personal … Read more

Robin in trouble

The French Apex Aircraft group, which includes both Robin aircraft and Cap aircraft plus several other subsidiaries, is in financial difficulties and has called in … Read more