Garmin D2

Garmin D2 Pilot Watch: How it assisted one pilot during a diversion

From a recent Garmin blog: Peek into any warbird-era aircraft and chances are you won’t see much in the way of a retrofit glass cockpit and for good reason. For many, maintaining the historical...
Embraer Legacy 450

First flight for Embraer Legacy 450

Brazilian aircraft maker Embraer continues to stride towards having the most advanced and full range of business jets with the first flight of its newest plane, the mid-light Legacy 450. It's one of the...
Beechcraft King Air 350i in Wheels Up colours

Beechcraft to merge with Cessna

The rumour has been strong since last October's NBAA show but now it has been confirmed: Textron,  parent company of Cessna Aircraft and Bell Helicopters, has confirmed it is buying Beechcraft for $1.4 billion. “The...
Russain Helicopters Ka-32A11BC

Russian helicopters rescue in Antarctic

A Ka-32A11BC helicopter built by Russian Helicopters played a key role in evacuating passengers from the Akademik Shokalskiy research vessel trapped in Antarctic sea ice. On 2 January the helicopter, based on the Chinese icebreaker...
Helicentre helicopter scholarships

Helicopter scholarships available at Helicentre, UK

Want to fly helicopters for a living? Well, get a move on because five scholarships worth a total of £100,000 are available with the UK's Helicentre Aviation. Less than six months remain to meet the...
Raisbeck

Raisbeck raises performance game for King Air

US company Raisbeck Engineering says 2013 was an 'epic year'. Performance System sales for King Air and Learjet were up a solid 17% over 2012. Driving sales was the introduction of the new Swept...
Helicentre Heliport

Helicentre Aviation opens East Midlands Heliport at Leicester

Helicentre Aviation’s new East Midlands heliport complex has opened at the UK's Leicester Airport. The £500,000 expansion of Helicentre Aviation’s operations includes a brand new hangar, offices and ground training facilities, and an apron...
Multiflight PA-28

Diesel PA-28s at Multiflight cut hire costs

Flying is never cheap and hire rates for aircraft at flight schools are wallet-bashing. But one school in the north of England is trying to keep costs down. Leeds-based Multiflight has three Piper PA-28...