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News

Fri, 16:54
Durham Tees Valley site development

The Peel Group, parent company of Durham Tees Valley Airport’s majority shareholder, is pledging £5 million to begin opening up the potential to attract aviation and aerospace-related businesses to locate on land south of the runway.

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Fri, 16:34
Bell 525's first flight

Bell Helicopter announced the successful first flight of the Bell 525 Relentless on 1 July 2015. The maiden flight of the super-medium helicopter took place at the company’s aircraft assembly center in Amarillo, Texas.

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Friday, June 26, 2015
The new Airbus H160 helicopter

Airbus Helicopters has recently showcased several ground-breaking research projects and new helicopter innovations for environmentally friendly technologies.

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Friday, June 26, 2015
New, high-performance engine demanded higher octane aviation fuel

After almost disappearing from the aviation market, the high-octane fuel is now much more readily available.

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Friday, June 26, 2015
Preparing a campaign balloon for launch

Keep Hampshire Green is an environmental action group formed by Hampshire residents to oppose French electricity company EDF’s plans for a wind turbine power station in the heart of the county.

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Friday, June 26, 2015

The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has announced a new training syllabus for pilots and proposed changes to some private pilot medical requirements and the transfer of aircraft from a National Certificate of Airworthiness to a Permit to Fly. It seeks GA views through its consultation process.

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Friday, June 26, 2015
Commemorating the contribution of the Poles in the Battle of Britain

The London Embassy of the Republic of Poland has launching the online component of the #BoBPoles campaign, commemorating the contribution of Polish airmen to the Battle of Britain.

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Features

The  innovative, all-metal Fury was designed by Sydney Camm and overseen by Tommy Sopwith

Designed by ex-Supermarine man John Isaacs, the scale replica that is as pleasurable to fly as the original Hawker fighter of the 1930s

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Tue, 09:26
The author’s hair-raising arrival at Badminton, captured by Peter March

Going round from a baulked approach, a pilot suddenly finds that his recently rebuilt engine refuses to go above 1,500 revs...

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Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson

Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson famously took the band on tour in a 757 he piloted himself. In conversation, his passion for flying runs deep – he’s an aviator, through and through

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NYC & CO © Jen Davies

Despite 9/11, it is still possible to secure a private view of the great US city, flying yourself in a hired light aircraft

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Mon, 10:26

A nagging feeling turns out to be justified when an aircraft suffers a huge loss in power immediately after takeoff, as Bob Grimstead recalls…

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Classifieds

Fri, 10:34
Robin HR200/120B

Due to fleet upgrade Multiflight are pleased to offer for sale 2 Robin HR200/120B. Can sell individually or group ownership possibility. Spares support package also available!

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Thu, 16:41
Well-equipped avionics

Top end touring aircraft, no damage history, £115,000 ono

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Thu, 09:30
Light Aircraft for Sale - Sportscruiser

First class condition, always hangered, all current mods completed - £59,950

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Thu, 09:28
Jodel D112

Hangerage available at Hinton in The Hedges, Northhants, price:£12,000

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Mon, 15:07
1987 Beech Bonanza F33A

British Reg 1987 Beech Bonanza F33A for sale - £115,000

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Gear

Friday, June 26, 2015
PIL MAY15 BOOKS&GEAR GIZMO

Dynon D2, £795 plus VAT www.gps.co.uk

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Friday, May 22, 2015
BOOK!

Mark Vanhoenacker has written a book that could be a career-changing inspiration for any pilot who harbours ideas about becoming an airline pilot.

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Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Howard Hughes and the Spruce Goose

By Graham M Simons www.pen-and-sword.co.uk £19.99, hardback, 247 pages

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Tuesday, December 9, 2014
TY91 and TT21 in Waco Panel

Trig TY91 (£1,530) and TY92 (£3,594) radios www.trig-avionics.com/ty91.html

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Friday, November 28, 2014
Alan Bristow autobiography

Alan Bristow, Helicopter Pioneer: the autobiography, by Alan Bristow and Pat Malone, Pen & Sword Aviation 2009 £25. Hardback, 384 pages

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Events

A previous Boxted Flyin and BBQ  ©Martyn Steggalls

Boxted Flyin & BBQ on Saturday 4th July 2015 from 10am to 5pm

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Events July 1-12

Wed, 10:33

What’s happening around the UK in the next two weeks

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Aeros Flight Training working with Tecnam equipment to train pilots

Aeros Flight Training and ProPilot will hold a Commercial Pilot Training Open Day at Nottingham Airport on Saturday, 25 July.

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UK Events for 13-30 June

Friday, June 12, 2015
PIL JUNE15 CALENDAR

Some of the events you might like to enjoy around the UK over the next two weeks

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Events 1-14 June 2015

Saturday, May 30, 2015
PIL JUNE15 CALENDAR

Some of the things you might like to visit over the next two weeks

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