New Severn airport plan revealed

Plans for a £2billion international airport in the Severn Estuary have been formally submitted. Severnside airport would be built near Newport, south Wales, with runways … Read more

New Notam meeting

The working group trying to sort out problems with retrieving Notam from the AIS website is due to meet with representatives from AIS and Nats … Read more

Ann Welch’s memorial service

A memorial service for Ann Welch, who died in early December, will be held at Lasham Airfield, Hampshire, on Friday March 7. Arrangements are currently … Read more

Lancair gears up again

Lancair is preparing to go back into certified production now that it has secured new finance. The company has put together a new deal with … Read more

Diamond diesel twin flies

Diamond’s revolutionary new diesel twin, the DA42 TwinStar, has made its first flight. Christian Dries, CEO and owner of Diamond Aircraft, flew the aircraft earlier … Read more

Kemble gets its licence

Kemble airfield has paved the way for a wider range of aviation activity after gettings its licence from the CAA. The Gloucestershire airfield, which celebrated … Read more

Euro insurance requirements

We’re not natural Euro bashers in the FLYER office, but news of draft EU legislation to make it mandatory for all aeroplanes (except microlights and … Read more

Eclipse divorces Williams

There’s been speculation recently that the performance of the Williams EJ22 turbofan, a pair of which were destined to power the Eclipse 500, has been … Read more

Airstrips ‘a threat’

According to a report by Lord Carlile smaller ariports and farm strips pose a potential threat to national security by providing an easy point of … Read more