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Old Timers: Memorable Legends at Duxford

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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Flight test: Slingsby T61 Venture T2

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

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The story of Ron Flockhart’s last race

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

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

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Pilot Profile: Bryn Fussell

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

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

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

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

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

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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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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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