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If you like to get away from it all and enjoy stunning scenery, this is about as far as you can get from anywhere

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Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Near Leighton Buzzard there’s an airfield that deserves to be more widely known

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Thursday, June 22, 2017

The juvenile bad boy from Wales who became an upright citizen, teaching himself to fly along the way…

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Friday, June 16, 2017

Continuing our series on flying from an island base in Africa. Part Two: Setting up a business flying venture — without an aeroplane!

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Like the great Japanese manufacturer’s NSX hybrid supercar, Honda’s jet has been long in gestation and is short in supply. Our flying motoring journalist is the first to experience it

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Thursday, June 1, 2017

Yak-lookalike it may be, but the Nanchang is a home-grown communist Chinese original with fine handling and excellent aerobatic capabilities

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Wednesday, May 24, 2017

All-grass Lashenden has been in the same family for ninety years and now features everything from microlight training to parachute jumping to Spitfire rides

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Monday, May 22, 2017

Always idyllic, sometimes dangerous, quite different, and often fun, African island living was certainly never boring. This is the first part of a new series…

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Monday, May 15, 2017

Those magnificent men — and women — in their vintage flying machines tackle a 7,000 mile trip across Africa: what could possibly go wrong?

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Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Flying around the world solo in his tiny homebuilt KR2 aeroplane, skill — and luck — had got Colin to Alaska; now he had to tackle the long leg to Siberia

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Thursday, April 27, 2017

Getting into Russia was one thing, getting out was quite another! Flying solo in an aeroplane he built himself, Colin Hales’s world tour continues

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

In the heart of the east Devon countryside, Dunkeswell offers a warm welcome and plenty of aviation activity

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Monday, April 10, 2017

In the arena of formation aerobatic display flying, a new British team is wowing crowds around the world

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Monday, April 10, 2017

Former Sea Vixen instructor at RNAS Yeovilton, boat builder and Tiger Moth restorer Kevin Crumplin waved goodbye to his latest restoration at Henstridge, Somerset on 19 January

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Friday, April 7, 2017

This south coast airfield was founded by Edwardian pioneers flying Boxkites and Blériot monoplanes, and is still going strong

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Thursday, March 30, 2017

A welcoming airfield run entirely by volunteers — including the flying instructors. Words & Photos Nick Bloom

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Thursday, March 30, 2017

Travelling to this great annual fly-in event in style — and ending the vacation with a flying visit to NY. Words & Photos: Graham Robson

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Thursday, March 30, 2017

The elegant Piper Comanche still impresses today, especially after a splendid refurbishment. Words by Dave Unwin. Photos Keith Wilson

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Long-serving Pilot Contributing Editor Bob is a retired BA captain who has written about a huge range of aircraft and now displays the Fournier RF4D

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Monday, March 13, 2017

Our US expat pilot thought Germany would be a homecoming for him but the bureaucracy and regulation proved to be all too much

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Thursday, March 9, 2017

Flying this iconic aircraft is a challenge, in terms of preparation, operation and landing — but what a joy!

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Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Philip Whiteman on preserving the aircraft - and your own neck - during the winter months

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Monday, February 6, 2017

‘The HAA has an honourable history, but it has regrettably become seen as a somewhat moribund and less effective organisation than desired, lacking the widespread influence or recognition within the historic aircraft community’

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Monday, January 30, 2017

Reasonable prices, a good restaurant and choice of runways, but do call Boscombe Down and remember the airfield’s closed on race days. Nick Bloom visits Thruxton

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Thursday, January 26, 2017

The Global Aviation show will be held from 5-8 April at Friedrichshafen, Germany

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