Jon

Jon first flew in a glider aged seven, and after that he never wanted to do anything else. He has flown both helicopters and aeroplanes professionally, and in his spare time is a contributor to various aviation publications. He started Get Into Flying as a way to tell people what he's been saying for years. "If I can do it, you can too."

RECENT POSTS

Pie in the sky

The pilot shortage is a crisis of quality not quantity, and the resolution won’t be found in the flying schools.

L3 Harris Commercial Aviation launch modular pilot training course

The international commercial training provider has announced new Modular routes to gaining professional pilot licenses. Course modules will be delivered in the UK and Portugal.

Diamond DA-50 RG launch announced

Diamond Aircraft announced the retractable gear version of their single-engine tourer, with an update to the engine and avionics.

Catching the bug

What does the ongoing Novel Coronavirus pandemic mean for those considering a career in aviation? The answer might not be as intuitive as you think.

Pipistrel’s Velis Electro is first type-certified all-electric aircraft.

The European Union Aviation Safety Agency announced the certification of the Pipistrel Velis Electro, the first type certification world-wide of a fully electric aircraft.