Category: Aviation News

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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Gatwick Airport

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Skyuber

Skyuber is a service that is likely to attract a lot of interest from GA pilots and would-be passengers.  The services brings the two together to share costs and enjoy flying.  It has already found thousands of fans in Europe. The process is quite straightforward; pilots register with the service and share their flight plans.  […]

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Flying Start for Airfields Vintage Calendar 2014

The Compton Girls are back! Sales of the ‘Airfields Vintage 2014 Calendar’ are well underway with £3000 already raised in support of the ‘Waterloo Military Families Fund’. The team hope to raise £10,000 to help soldiers and their families in times of need. Who’s involved? The vintage aircraft based at Compton influenced the 1940s theme, […]

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Cape Town to Goodwood with Tracey Curtis-Taylor in a Boeing Stearman

CAPE TOWN TO GOODWOOD: ZARA PHILLIPS CELEBRATES A PIONEERING WOMAN’S JOURNEY ACROSS AFRICA Tracey Curtis-Taylor to fly Spirit of Artemis solo from South Africa to UK in November 2013 In November 2013 pilot Tracey Curtis-Taylor will embark on a grueling solo journey to fly Spirit of Artemis, her open-cockpit biplane, from Cape Town in South […]

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Introducing The 2013 Bahamas Pilot Challenge

The 2013 Bahamas Pilot Challenge is a contest and initiative aimed at pilots to encourage them to visit islands they may not have considered exploring before. It is also a unique attempt to attract pilots new to the Bahamas in an effort to get them to explore the islands further, as well as network and […]

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The New Love Air Aviation Dating Site

The new Love Air aviation dating site was launched on September 29th 2011. The domain loveair.co.uk was first registered in 2001 and was at first used as a simple personal site for displaying snapshots of aircraft taken at airshows around the UK.  That task continues with the occasional post about aviation events. In 2004 the […]

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