FLYER October 2016

Martin Mars amphibian
What’s it like to fly the mighty Martin Mars amphibian, one of the biggest aircraft in the world? We caught up with one of its pilots at Oshkosh for a detailed briefing.
Blackwing Ultra FG
The carbon-fibre BlackWing Ultra FG is fast, light and incredibly detailed… and it’s a microlight.

Oshkosh 2016 report
Oshkosh! It’s aviation heaven, and then a bit more. Ed Hicks and Ian Seager sought out every interesting aircraft in this full photo-report.
Counting elephants from a microlight
Charles and Anne Nagy played a vital role in a census of wildlife in Tanzania, counting elephants from above in their Shadow microlight.
Topgear
Top Gear tests the Faro ‘in-ear’ headset.
Flyer free landings October 2016Six free landings worth £70 this month and it’s a great six: Bodmin, Eaglescott, Full Sutton, Gloucestershire, Old Sarum and Spanhoe. Yup, we reckon they’re flyable in a day if you get a move on!