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Some lessons are new − others should be remembered and heeded | Words by: Anon

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Air-brained quiz X

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

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

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Sometimes the seemingly impossible happens in aviation... and you just have to deal with it | By Anon

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Air-brained quiz IX

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

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

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Advice for inhibiting and storing an aircraft that remains inactive during the winter months. Words Bob Grimstead

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An excellent February day and such a simple flight. What could possibly go wrong? Words: David Brown

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In the third and final part of this series we look at where the technology goes from here | Words: Philip Whiteman

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Wandering ‘off piste’ leaves one pilot rather ‘piste-off’! Words by: James Taylor

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Beyond the PPL: Night Rating

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Extend your hours of operation with a journey into night − the rating can be gained in as little as five hours and, if you’re lucky with the weather, three evenings of dual and solo flying | Words: Tony Cutty

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The saying goes: ‘if there’s any doubt, there’s no doubt’. But sometimes we learn this the hard way | Words: James Anderson

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We’d entered cloud inadvertently and were climbing to avoid high ground, so why did the aircraft suddenly sound and feel so very strange? | By Alistair Macpherson

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Air-brained quiz VIII

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

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

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I see you… But do you see me? Part two of our series on electronic conspicuity focuses on the capabilities – and compatibility – of the existing technology

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What is electronic conspicuity, how does it work and what aircraft equipment is available? – Part one in a new series | By Philip Whiteman

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Only my second visit, a frisky Learjet, and snow ‘patches’ on the runway – what fun we could have! | By Linton Chilcott

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Air-brained quiz VII

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

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

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Useless things in an emergency: airspace above, fuel in the bowser, runway behind… and handheld still on the bar | By Roger Haverson

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Air-brained quiz VI

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

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

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The only way to help a badly injured fellow human being was by breaking the law and taking some (uncalculated) risks… By Chris Sharp

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Showing off to his mates while not paying enough attention to the aeroplane was almost the last thing this pilot ever did | By Charlie Huke

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Covering all the points when briefing non-flying onlookers is essential; how they receive that information is variable... By Tony Dring

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Air-brained quiz V

Friday, June 15, 2018

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

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A pilot with limited Tiger Moth experience gets a rude awakening when he ignores that little creeping doubt at the back of his mind | Words: Peter Binks

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Air-brained quiz IV

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

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

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Winter weather and deadline pressures conspire to turn an interesting ferry trip into a potentially unhealthy outcome. By Anon

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