FLYER November 2017

Cover story: flight test of the first aircraft to be built under the UK’s new ‘E-Conditions’ test status – an Aeronca powered by a Verner radial engine. Mark Hales reports on a remarkable project.

Flyer November 2017 flying adventure

This month’s Flying Adventure is extraordinary, to say the least. Andy McKee flew his single-seat Twister aircraft all the way across the North Atlantic, across the USA, up the west coast visiting friends, then back across the USA to drop into Oshkosh (where he took part in a flypast), then back home to the UK across the North Atlantic. That’s a big trip in a very small aircraft!

Flyer November 2017 flight test Verner radial

Flight test: Aeronca 11AC Chief fitted with a 7-cylinder 117hp Verner radial engine.

Flyer November 2017 aircraft maintenance

It’s approaching winter, with short days and mucky flying, so a good time to invest some time (and cash) in your aircraft.

Flyer November 2017 Top Gear

Review of the Yaesu FTA-750L Spirit handheld transceiver, a cheap way to meet the 8.33 radio requirement?

Free landings Flyer November 2017

Free landings for November: Abergavenny, Bagby, Castle Kennedy, Sutton Bank, Long Marston and Perth. That’s quite a spread, worth at least £48.

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