FLYER Summer 2018

In the Summer 2018 issue of FLYER, on sale Thursday 14 June:

Go time travelling with Thomas Borchert in Flight Test, as he pilots a fabulous re-creation of the Junkers F13 from 1919. The ‘mother of all modern airliners’ was the first to have an all-metal airframe, the new version is certified for the modern world, and you can buy one…

We take a look at how the UK CAA’s recent endorsement of Wingly means that the cost-sharing service, and others like it, may now become much more popular.

In Flying Adventure, Paul Kiddell and a fellow member of his EuroStar syndicate prove that you can have a lot of fun visiting some Scottish strips on a sunny day.

Ever wondered about making your own headset from consumer grade ANR headphones? As we find out in Top Gear, with the OSEI Crystal Mic you can – but does it compare to purpose-built headsets? Plus, Grypmat flexible tool trays and SEHT’s light weight carbon-fibre headset.

Save £54 with six fantastic free landings!


  • Ever wondered what’s involved in becoming a Class Rating Instructor? David Kelly did, and before he knew it, he was heading to Andrewsfield to take the plunge…
  • In First Solo, John Torode, the founder of Dynon Avionics and Vashon Aircraft found his first spin, from 6,000ft, to be much more memorable than his first solo flight.
  • Just what does it mean to be in control? In Accident Analysis, Joe Fournier reasons that, when you’re talking about being in control during an emergency, it’s more a state of mind, one from which pilots must try to look past any distractions and manage an aircraft at the most basic level.
  • Great columns from Dave Hirschman, Mark Hales and Ian Seager.
  • All the latest news.

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