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Wednesday, March 17, 2021

You may wonder what a lava lamp is doing on this site, but the connection with aviation is stronger than the NASA logo alone suggests

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Books
Tuesday, March 16, 2021

Philip Whiteman looks at a camera closely connected to aviation - Hasselblads are still useable & hold appeal as a collector’s item

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Gear
Friday, January 22, 2021

From pilot autobiographies, to historical tales of derring-do, to a delightfully silly cartoon book great for kids & adult aviation enthusiasts alike; check out these 5 flying books to beat your lockdown boredom!

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Books
Wednesday, January 20, 2021

The Oris Reno Air Races Ltd Edition watch has a classical, easy to read face design, providing various timing functions that are useful to flyers

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DVDs
Tuesday, January 19, 2021

An insightful series for those wanting to know more about aviation & an exhilarating ride for those already familiar with the magic of flying

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DVDs
Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Housebound, isolated, and wanting to fly? The phone is the limit! All you need to fly from home is a phone, X-Plane Mobile, and an internet connection

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Software
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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Feature
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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Feature
Friday, October 2, 2020

Few will not have seen a YouTube video and will share the impression FS2020 must be the ‘game changer’ it is claimed to be, but does the experience match the hype? | Words: Ian Meredith

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Gear
Thursday, July 9, 2020

While aesthetics are a subjective matter, I think most people would agree that pilot watch specialist AVI-8’s latest model looks rather classy | Words: Philip Whiteman

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Gear
Tuesday, May 26, 2020

There’s light at the end of the tunnel, at least as far as owner-pilots are concerned – however, it’ll be a while yet before we will see normal club hire and training resume. Meanwhile, even those who have managed to get back in the air might still want to track down one of the handful of movies that truly capture the thrill and romance of flying. Pilot Editor Philip Whiteman makes his selection of the top ten flying films

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Feature
Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Struggling to work out what to get your dad this Father’s Day? Here are 5 great places providing experiences and gifts perfect for any pilot or aviation enthusiast

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Feature
Tuesday, April 28, 2020

This week Pilot magazine Editor Philip Whiteman offers a personal selection of classic books for the (still) isolated aviator – the stuff that will have you twitching to dance the skies again!

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Feature
Tuesday, April 7, 2020

For all those frustrated pilots in coronavirus captivity, in a new mini-series Pilot magazine’s Editor presents his pick of the movies and books to while away the hours – and keep the aviation flame burning. This time he has been watching Netflix documentary A Year in Space

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Feature
Wednesday, March 25, 2020

For all those frustrated pilots in coronavirus captivity, in a new mini-series Pilot magazine’s Editor presents his pick of the movies and books to while away the hours – and keep the aviation flame burning

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Feature
Thursday, February 27, 2020

Touch to navigate... see ADS-B traffic, monitor CHTs for optimal mixture leaning, set the autopilot or call up many other features. Putting Garmin’s retrofit-friendly G3X Touch and associated avionics through their paces elicits a severe case of ‘panel envy’ | Words: Colin Goodwin - Photos: Philip Whiteman

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Gear
Wednesday, September 25, 2019

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 13 flying experience providers and aviation gifts that may make your decision a little easier

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Feature
Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Testing the affordable electronic conspicuity device in the air - and becoming a convert | Words: Stephen Walker - Photos: Sally George

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Feature
Monday, September 2, 2019

REC Watches presents a Limited Edition timepiece incorporating aluminium from the wings of the only 1944 Spitfire aircraft to return to the UK after having crashed on the Russian tundra during WWII

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Gear
Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Every pilot needs to be properly kitted out when taking to the skies. Here are 6 great places where you can get your aviation gear, equipment and apparel

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Feature
Monday, March 25, 2019

Pilot magazine Editor Philip Whiteman reviews the Gocycle GS

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Gear
Thursday, November 29, 2018

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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Gear
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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Safety
Monday, September 17, 2018

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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Feature
Thursday, September 13, 2018

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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Safety
Monday, July 30, 2018

We’re offering one lucky pilot the chance to win a Yaesu FTA-750 Spirit air band transceiver worth £380

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Competition
Friday, May 11, 2018

The online user portal launched in January by NATS promises to make it easier to cross controlled airspace. We put it to the test. Words by Colin Goodwin, photos by Philip Whiteman

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Flying
Monday, April 23, 2018

The IC-A25NE is the latest 8.33 handheld from leading manufacturer Icom. Stylish and packed with features including Bluetooth connectivity and the ability to display navigational information from flight plans uploaded from Andriod or iOS devices, it is designed to ‘change the way pilots fly’

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Competition
Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Bose has introduced its new active noise cancelling headset for the flight deck, the Bose ProFlight Aviation Headset, a headset described as lightweight and comfortable with three levels of user selectable active noise cancellation

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News
Friday, June 16, 2017

NATS has developed a free iPad app showing live air traffic around the world.

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Gear
Thursday, June 1, 2017

A little simplistic, but harmelss. Buy The Butler’s Son via Amazon for £6.75 on paperback

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Books
Wednesday, February 1, 2017

£29.95. Second edition Flyer Books/Seager Publishing, hardback, 436 pages, colour and B & W illustration throughout

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Books
Wednesday, February 1, 2017

£20. Amberley Publishing, hardback, 270 pages, mixed contemporary colour and historical B&W illustration

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Books
Tuesday, January 31, 2017

£46.99 for the flight guide (loose-leaf, with binder); £8.99 for the diary (bound in blue leatherette)

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Books
Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Available by post from René himself at 2 rue de la Halbuterie, 37270 Athée-sur-Cher, France. €38 + €14 P&P to UK and Europe; €38 + €18 P&P to the rest of the world. Paperback, 439 pages, colour and black and white illustrations

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Books
Tuesday, January 10, 2017

£22.99. Hardback, 196 pages, mixed colour and black & white illustrations

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Books
Tuesday, January 10, 2017

£20. Published by The History Press, 272 pages, black & white illustrations

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Books
Tuesday, January 10, 2017

£18. Published by Paul Gibson in partnership with Amy Johnson Festival. Limited hardback, black & white illustrations

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Books
Wednesday, December 7, 2016

£55, available from Black Star Brands

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Clothing
Wednesday, December 7, 2016

You can be in the picture!

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Gear
Wednesday, December 7, 2016

£30 (plus P&P), limited edition published by Words by Design in co-operation with prepare2go. Hardback, 344 pages, mixed B&W and colour illustration

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Books
Thursday, November 10, 2016

£8.99. Paperback, 445 pages, black & white illustrations

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Product
Thursday, November 10, 2016

£6.99. Paperback, 290 pages, colour illustrations

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Product
Thursday, November 10, 2016

£26.99, limited edition scale plastic kit

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Product
Thursday, November 10, 2016

£25. Hardback, 188 pages; mainly colour illustrations

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Product
Thursday, November 10, 2016

$16.95 Paperback, 78 pages

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Product
Tuesday, November 8, 2016

High-performing anti-corrosion protection, available from aviation suppliers at £13.99

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Gear
Tuesday, November 8, 2016

£20. Hardback, 224 pages Black & white and colour illustrations

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Books
Tuesday, November 8, 2016

£47.50, including appendices on CD (members price £34.95). Hardback, 448 pages, mixed colour and B & W illustration throughout

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Books