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

Low flying rule reform

The CAA could change the rules on low flying. It has just announced a two-stage consultation process on Rule 5 because it believes that a) … Read more

NOTAM site gets quicker

Downloading Notam off the AIS website (<a href=”http://www.ais.org.uk” target=”_blank”>www.ais.org.uk</a>) is finally becoming quicker after the software was upgraded yesterday. There’s still no change in the … Read more