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Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Fighting fires from the air is an extreme form of aviation – and not for the faint-hearted. By F George Johnson CS

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Thursday, February 8, 2018

How air-brained are you? Test your general aviation knowledge on matters including safety, history, training or anything related to flying!

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Tuesday, February 6, 2018

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

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Wednesday, January 31, 2018

We round up where vintage aircraft have been appearing this year. Words by Peter R March with a little help from Pilot Magazine readers

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Wednesday, January 24, 2018

You can’t plan for all contingencies but recognising that things often take longer than planned is a good place to start. By Ray Wilkinson

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Friday, January 12, 2018

How air-brained are you? Test your general aviation knowledge on matters including safety, history, training or anything related to flying!

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Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Having mastered the Mk VIII Spitfire, Maxi has a date with Flying Legends at IWM Duxford, and meets original ATA ferry pilot, Mary Ellis. Words Maxi Gainza, Photos John Dibbs

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Thursday, December 21, 2017

What you see is not always what you get - especially when you’re flying straight through the notorious Bermuda Triangle. By Colin Arkle

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Friday, December 15, 2017

The infinitely versatile ‘flying Land Rover’ handles more like a light single than a feeder-liner and freight-hauler. Words by Dave Unwin and photos from Jamie Hunter via Britten-Norman

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Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Part one: reflecting on the first flight in an almost completely original Mk VIII. Words by Maxi Gainza and photos by John Dibbs

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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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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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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, 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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Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Veteran Lancaster pilot Rusty Waughman acts as navigator in the competition Pooley’s Dawn to Dusk, taking in the RAF bases from which he flew during World War II. Pat Malone tells Rusty’s adventure along with David Monks

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Monday, January 23, 2017

Increased load capacity, enhanced performance, fantastic handling and advanced navigation aids make the ‘fifth-generation’ SR22 the best SEP tourer we’ve seen — full stop. Dave Unwin explains why (Photos by Keith Wilson)

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Thursday, January 19, 2017

The Tiger Club’s new airfield – also home to Vintage Aero – offers London pilots hire of a Tiger Moth, CAP 10 or Turbulent. Nick Bloom flies down for a visit

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Friday, January 13, 2017

Taming and displaying the Russian bear has been a challenge and a dream come true (but don’t tell my little Pitts!)

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Thursday, January 12, 2017

Like it or not 2017 is going to be the year of making the transition to 8.33kHz radios. Pilot editor Philip Whiteman asks avionics specialists and manufacturers what this means for you

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Thursday, January 5, 2017

This refined seven-seater has the load-carrying capacity, speed and comfort to shake up the helicopter market

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Tuesday, January 3, 2017

How joining a professional ferry pilot for the trip of a lifetime became an ‘I Learned About Flying From That’ experience, complete with Tinkerbell, snowmobiles and Mounties

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