Author Archive | Matthew Stibbe

Martin JetPack P12

A practical jetpack (finally) takes off

Jetpacks have been a staple of science fiction and movies for decades. Remember James Bond’s flight in Thunderball? However, these older designs had a number of drawbacks: they couldn’t fly very far or very long and they were difficult to control. If you wanted a jetpack, you’d be better be a daredevil stunt pilot. Until now.

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What’s your favourite airport approach?

VFR approach into Cannes I was part of a judging panel for PrivateFly’s favourite approaches poll. My three suggestions (which I have flown myself) were: Cannes When you fly the VFR approach, you fly right over the centre of the town, over a beautiful medieval walled village and then turn south and fly down to […]

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