Flying in Monte Cucco, Italy

This year (June 2017), the British hang gliding national competition was held in Monte Cucco, Italy. This competition saw 40 pilots come together from...

Red Bull Air Race – Ascot 2016

Having represented UK General Aviation at the Air Race for the last two years, we were invited by Red Bull to return to Ascot in 2016 to speak to Air Race guests about opportunities to take up flying in the UK.


Airfield Review: Caernarfon Airport

Caernarfon Airport ICAO Code – EGCK Elevation – 14Ft amsl AFIS – 122.250 (A/G)– Call sign – Caernarfon Radio Runways – 2 (02/20 is unlicensed...

Airfield Review: Retford Gamston Airport, Nottinghamshire

A warm and friendly GA facility with outstanding Cafe. Retford Gamstom Airport, Nottinghamshire.

Honourable Company of Air Pilots announces 2017 Scholarships

The Honourable Company of Air Pilots (HCAP) has announced that in 2017 it will award scholarships to support the award of PPLs, Gliding solo and Flight Instructor Certificates.

WRC Rally Cup

UK to USA Licence Conversion

A step by step guide to validating your EASA/CAA Private Pilots Licence for an FAA licence. Expensive? £43 - all in!

The best explanation of autorotation on YouTube!

Destin from Smarter Every Day explains what happens when your helicopter's engine quits.

Extra and Siemens break electric aircraft world record

Walter Extra flies an Extra 330LE powered by a Siemens all-electric powerplant in record-breaking time-to-climb.