Kemble secures future of G-VFWE

Kemble Air Services – based at Kemble Airfield in Gloucestershire – has secured the future of the Great Vintage Flying Weekend. The G-VFWE, as it’s … Read more

Cirrus names its Vision

Cirrus has announced that its VLJ – which flew for the first time at the end of last week – will be named the Cirrus … Read more

Diamond will not buy Thielert

Update 11/07/08: Thielert’s administrator, Dr Kubler, has responded to Diamond’s actions (see below) by suggesting that Diamond was withdrawing on a ‘pretext’. Diamond would have … Read more

TGD Leasing buys Aeros

TGD leasing, which already owns Pilot Flight Training based at Wellesbourne Mountford, has acquired Aeros Holdings LImited. Aeros has bases at Gloucester and Bristol Filton … Read more

Cirrus’ the-jet flies

Cirrus has made the first flight of its ‘the-jet’. The aircraft took off, flew for 45 minutes or so, and then landed – all apparently … Read more

Tecnam buys CAG

Tecnam, the Italian manufacturer, has bought 88% of Spanish company Composite Aeronautic Group (CAG), manufacturer of the Toxo range of light aircraft. The purchase will, … Read more

LAA CEO Awarded RAC Silver Medal

Peter Harvey, the recently appointed Chief Executive Officer of the LAA (formerly the PFA), has been awarded the SIlver Medal of the Royal Aero Club. … Read more

US AOPA president to retire

Phil Boyer, the president of US AOPA (Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association) is to retire at the end of the year. Boyer has been at … Read more

GPS anomaly reporting website

The CAA, in conjuction with Helios, has launched a new website to help private pilots report any problems they experience with GPS. Called <i>nano</i> (‘navigation … Read more

Cirrus rolls out ‘the-jet’

Cirrus has rolled out its ‘the-jet’, the latest arrival in the VLJ – Very Light Jet – market. The-jet was first announced a year ago … Read more