Microlights to France

This coming weekend there will be an attempt to break the record for the number of microlights crossing the Channel to France. The current record … Read more

New FAA Airman Certificates

If you have an FAA Airman Certificate, either based on another ICAO PPL, or the unrestricted verion you’ll be used to the somehwat flimsy, but … Read more

New owner for New Piper

New Piper is under new ownership after a buyout and recapitalisation by American Capital Strategies Ltd, which now owns 94 percent of the company. American … Read more

Bombardier’s new engines

Bombardier is going head-to-head with Lycoming and Continental with the unveiling of its long-awaited ‘new era’ V6 GA piston engines. Its new V220 (220hp) and … Read more

North Weald

It has been rumoured for years, but with the publishing of the ‘Harlow Options Study, Draft Final Report’ developers have moved a step closer to … Read more

Southend frequency change

If you’re aviating in Essex, or more particularly near Southend there’s a frequency change due to take place later this week (On Thursday 10th July). … Read more

Branson’s gliding first

<img src=”/images/Branson3011sm.jpg” align=left hspace=3 vspace=3>Sir Richard Branson flew a replica of Sir George Cayley’s glider on Saturday (July 5) to commemorate the first manned flight … Read more