Mode S correction

In the March 2005 issue we incorrectly attributed information about a Eurocontrol move to allow certain operators to delay retrofitting Mode S equipment to specific … Read more

Russia claims airship record

Russia is claiming a new world airship speed record of 50.03 km per hour for a single seat gas airship Au-11 of the BA-02 subclass … Read more

Flying For Fun

Invitations have gone out to over 2000 traders and manufacturers from the UK and Europe for Flying For Fun which is on course to be … Read more

Scottish seaplanes threatened

A formal 12 week consultation on a new byelaw for Loch Lomond under the National Parks (Scotland) Act 2000 to allow regulation of seaplane landings … Read more

CAA website relaunched

Visitors to the CAA website (<a href=”” target=”_blank”></a>) will find that it has been redesigned. The redesign is partly in response to new disabilities guidelines, … Read more


Hartzell Propellers blended-airfoil propeller system for the Adam Aircraft A500 centreline-twin has passed the final hurdle for certification on the aircraft. A recent FAA regulation … Read more

Airbus A380

The A380 was launched at Airbus’s plant in Toulouse, France in mid January in front of 4,500 VIP guests and the leaders of the four … Read more

New amphibian flying club

The Amphibious Flying Club plan to offer trial lessons and type ratings this spring using a 2000 Maule M7 235B amphibian based in the Felixstowe … Read more