Features

Tue, 17:45

Global expat insurance giant, Regency for Expats, has developed a new private health cover specifically for pilots

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Thursday, January 7, 2021

Editor Philip Whiteman offers a personal selection of classic books for the (still) isolated aviator to while away lockdown; pilots, we’ve got your back!

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Saturday, January 2, 2021

Three tales show a common feature in dealing with the CAA: you’re presumed to be a liar and cheat at every stage in the process

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Saturday, December 19, 2020

Our assistant editor Eugenio Facci flies the world’s first certified electric aircraft - the Velis Electro, manufactured by Pipistrel

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Friday, December 18, 2020

With reduced noise, a low carbon footprint and electrical ‘fuel’ costing just £1/hour, the Velis Electro will usher in a new era of flight training

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Friday, December 11, 2020

Philip Whiteman bares his teeth during an encounter with an academic, following the issue by his university of what Pilot thought was an inflammatory press release

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Thursday, December 3, 2020

The Velis Electro has an electrical “fuel” cost of £1 per hour; Pilot’s Assistant Editor Eugenio Facci flies the world’s first certified electric aircraft!

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Friday, November 27, 2020

These 6 great groundschools cover the important certifications you need to become a qualified pilot in the UK, including the PPL, ATPL & FRTOL

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Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Representatives from a selection of Approved Training Organisations look forward to the future of Commercial Air Travel and prospects for professional pilots after the Covid 19 pandemic

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Friday, November 13, 2020

Thanks to brilliant technical innovation, a newly-established French company is poised to make the small aircraft turboprop a reality. Mario Boric reports...

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Friday, November 6, 2020

As complaints mount from pilots who feel they have unjustly been accused of infringing controlled airspace, we ask if the CAA is acting fairly & lawfully

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Friday, October 30, 2020

At 9 years old, Ellie Carter was a U2 and stratosphere expert; at 16, she went solo and at 17 she got her PPL. Read this incredible young woman’s full story here!

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Thursday, October 29, 2020

Winterising your aircraft is vital at this time of year as temperatures drop and the elements become more unpredictable. There are plenty of ways to protect your plane and these businesses are experts in helping you do just that

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Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Pilot has gone back through the archives to collate to create this stunning commemorative online issue on the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain... read the full issue for free here

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Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Under the FAA BFR scheme, US pilots must pass a test every other year. Over here, you can stay current simply by flying the minumum number of hours, one with an instructor. As the CAA prepares to leave EASA, can it learn something from the FAA?

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Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Pilot magazine editor, Philip Whiteman, provides a quick and easy guide on how to avoid an airspace infringement!

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Monday, October 12, 2020

With Christmas on the way you might be starting to wonder what you can get the pilot or aviation enthusiast in your life. Here are 10 flying experience providers and aviation gifts that may make your decision a little easier

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Thursday, October 8, 2020

A flight in the UK’s most successful jetliner as it nears the end of its passenger carrying service (but lives on as a firefighting airtanker) | Words: Bob Davy Photos: via/by Keith Wilson

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Friday, October 2, 2020

It has an unfortunate reputation but it’s fast, aerobatic and looks like a fighter. It’s time to reconsider the Globe Swift | Words & photos: Keith Wilson

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Thursday, September 24, 2020

Whether it’s Superman, Bond or Mission: Impossible, Marc Wolff is the unseen hero flying and filming those unforgettable action sequences

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Friday, September 18, 2020

Meeting famous pilots and their warbirds in Sweden, and being treated to a ride home to England in a Mustang | Words & photos: Graham Robson

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Thursday, September 10, 2020

Managing failures without a pilot, UAV corridors, and heavy lift drones. A Covid ‘check flight’ opens the door onto a whole new world | Words & photos: Tim Cooper

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Wednesday, September 9, 2020

If it was working before… An unexpected loss of power challenges a Search and Rescue pilot during a test flight − and offers a broader lesson on coping with emergencies | Words: Al Potter

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Friday, September 4, 2020

The Yale was originally meant to train scores of French pilots - but ended up in German hands. Flying the only airworthy example in Europe | Words: Dave Unwin - Photos: Keith Wilson

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Thursday, August 27, 2020

Trained, current and well equipped - but maybe not so well prepared… By Richard Vowles

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