FLYER February 2020

Bewitched by Bückers, Benoît Dierickx began with model biplanes, became multiple Belgian RC aerobatic champion – then took on a unique project to create the ultimate modern Jungmeister.

The 120kg single-seat DAR Solo 120 ultralight from Bulgaria delivers plenty of no-nonsense, open-cockpit flying pleasure – and in the UK can be flown as a single-seat deregulated type. Peter Wolter tries one for size.

There’s no such thing as a ‘flying season’ in Paul Kiddell’s aviation world, and as he suggests in Flying Adventure, if you embrace the good weather amidst the wet stuff, adventure is never too far away…

Need some reading inspiration? The FLYER Team share some of their favourite aviation books


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