World’s first Virtual Reality Flight Training Device qualified for training

The new Flight Training Device for HeliTrans Norway is qualified at the highest level possible under EASA (European Union Aviation Safety Agency) regulations.

British Women Pilots’ Association announce 2022 flying scholarships

The BWPA has announced 23 scholarships worth £45,000

Vertical Aerospace certification progress

Concurrent EASA and CAA certification agreed for the VX4 eVTOL aircraft

Mountainflyers achieves 2000 hours on the Bell 505

Mountainflyers have already accumulated 2,000 flight hours on their three Bell 505 Jetranger X helicopters after their first was delivered in 2020.

Nature-inspired wing demonstrator completes wind-tunnel test

Airbus has completed wind-tunnel testing of its eXtra Performance Wing demonstrator in its quest to quickly test and accelerate new technologies that will decarbonise the aviation industry.

Cirrus Aircraft reveals the 2022 G6 SR series

The 2022 model year G6 SR is the fastest to date, with true airspeeds of up to 9 knots faster.

Garmin introduces Smart Glide

Smart Glide joins Autoland as part of the Garmin Autonomí™ range of flight automation features

Net Zero Carbon fuel to power World Championship Air Race

World Championship Air Race (WCAR) has announced plans to run its fleet of high-performance race planes on zero net carbon aviation fuel.

Lincolnshire gets second Air Ambulance for summer season

An AW109 will help Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance deal with expected summer surge in tourism

CAA certifies HeliSAS autopilot for Bell 505

The Genesys HeliSAS stability augmentation and autopilot will be available on new Bell 505 Jetranger X aircraft, and for retro-fit.


A Woman’s Place

Why is recruiting more female pilots seemingly beyond the wit of man?

Failure IS an option

Pilot training will prepare you well for technical failures; but what do you do when the failure is personal?

Reaching New Heights In 2021 (Part 2)

Charlie continues to prove why hang-gliding is such an accessible, and addictive, sport

Electric Flight: Stress Testing the Future with NEBO Air

‘Boldly going where nobody has gone before, NEBO Air are stress-testing commercial electric-powered flight in the UK. In the process, they might just be laying the foundations for the entire future of British General Aviation.’

Reaching new heights in 2021!

Follow Charlie through her hang gliding life as she challenges the norm and proves both the physical and mental benefits of this fantastic sport. A perfect way to beat the 2020 blues!