Category: Aircraft

Solar Impulse 2

The Solar Impulse Plan: Was It Really Worth It?

Abu Dhabi, Dubai, 2015. The Solar Impulse 2, a plane attempting to fly around the world using only solar power, has begun its journey. The innovative plane, flown and financed by Swiss businessman and pilot Andre Borschberg and pilot Bertrand Piccard, is now more than one year into its quest to become the first solar-based […]

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Light Sport Aircraft

Big Excitement, Small Plane: Everything You Need to Know about Light-Sport Aircraft

Not too long ago, light-sport aircrafts (LSA) were viewed with suspicion, mainly because of the reputation they’ve gained in the 1970s. During that period, due to precarious designs and numerous accidents, light-sport aircrafts were considered dangerous, a toy for amateur pilots.

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Supermarine Spitfire Mk IXe TD314 (G-CGYJ)

Supermarine Spitfire Mk IXe TD314 was created at the Castle Bromwich aircraft factory in Birmingham in 1944.  The factory was owned by [easyazon_link identifier=”1861261098″ locale=”UK” tag=”loveair-21″]Vickers-Armstrong[/easyazon_link], the parent company of [easyazon_link identifier=”B000MCIDVE” locale=”UK” tag=”loveair-21″]Vickers Supermarine[/easyazon_link].  Today, Spitfire TD314 is registered with a Permit to Fly with the registration G-CGYJ. She is fitted with a Rolls […]

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