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This weekend’s UK or European air shows (Sept 28-29)

As we head deeper into autumn and winter, the number of air shows or air displays in the northern latitudes like the UK is steadily dropping off. Nevertheless, here is a quick look at what’s scheduled for this weekend both in the UK or over in warmer areas of the continent: Friday to Sunday Festa […]

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Cool Arctic flying videos to get you in the mood for winter

Winter tends to ground most recreational pilots in lower latitudes, but not in places like Alaska where cool weather still means cool flying and even cooler videos. In this first video posted on the website of the Alaska Dispatch, Alaskan pilot Mike Collins takes you over the skies of Cordova in both a Super Cub […]

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This weekend’s UK air shows (Sept 21-22)

There are a couple of UK air shows or air displays worth mentioning this weekend: Sunday Shuttleworth Uncovered Air Display at Old Warden, Bedfordshire. The Shuttleworth Collection will be having another air display on Sunday with eighteen aircraft scheduled to fly plus visitors can have a look at the static aircraft displays as well. Book […]

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Cool videos from FlightFest 2013 in Dublin

Last Sunday, 130,000 visitors came to the centre of Dublin to watch FlightFest – an event modeled on the flypast that took place during the Queen’s Jubilee celebrations. Some thirty aircraft participated with the event being brought to a close by the British Airways A380 Airbus. This first short video explains the complicated behind the […]

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Sandpoint Airpark: Live in luxury with your airplane

We recently profiled the Mallards Landing Airpark in Henry County just south of Atlanta, but General Aviation News has brought our attention to the SilverWing at Sandpoint Airpark located in Sandpoint, Idaho. The project was conceived by pilot owner John McKeown who wanted to build a residential airpark, but finding the right spot wasn’t easy […]

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The Martin jetpack comes closer to reality

We have mentioned the Martin Jetpack in the past (see The Martin jetpack is coming to a garage near you), but Yahoo! News recently ran an update and it sounds like the jetpack is coming closer to reality. Apparently, the Martin Jetpack’s latest prototype, which can fly for 30 minutes, reach heights of 5,000 feet/1,500 […]

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