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Thursday, November 16, 2017

In the year that Pilot magazine appeared John Taylor made the first flight of his new design, the Titch. His son, Terry tells the story of the aircraft

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Thursday, November 16, 2017

David Hastings MBE has fond recollections of club pilots flying Ken Wallis’s early autogyros in the 1960s

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Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Keep your diary clear, these aviation events will have your November sorted.

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Thursday, November 2, 2017

For half a century Pilot has been Britain’s best-selling GA magazine - to honour this incredible achievement we look back at what has adorned the cover over the past 50 years

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Friday, October 20, 2017

Descended from Lancair’s Columbia, and previously known as the Cessna 400, there’s no confusion about the handling and range capabilities of this speedy machine. Words Dave Unwin, Photos Cessna

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Thursday, October 12, 2017

There are a few sights more unsettling than that of an abandoned airfield or a hangar after dark, places that were often subject to events of considerable historic trauma or sadness. Here are 5 of the UK’s most supernaturally active airfields.

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Friday, October 6, 2017

Motoring journalist, RV builder and pilot Colin Goodwin relishes the chance to fly the Folland Gnat, former RAF trainer and first Red Arrows’ mount.

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Annual Flying Legends Air Display at Duxford provides outstanding flying nostalgia and two remarkable incidents to P-51 Mustangs. Words and photos by Peter R March

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Friday, September 8, 2017

Familiar to ATC members, the Venture certainly teaches basic training and airmanship skills but is stuck somewhere between glider and aeroplane. Words Dave Unwin Photos Keith Wilson

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017

One of the first racing drivers to fly himself to meetings in his own aircraft, Ron Flockhart raced at the top level in sports cars and Formula One before a growing interest in long distance record flights led to high adventure and stark tragedy. By Neil Follett & Nick Stroud

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Friday, July 28, 2017

This family-owned licensed airfield has a strong Rolls-Royce connection – and it shows

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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

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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