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Last minute gifts for AvGeeks!

Looking for a last minute gift for the avgeek in your life? Here’s our top 5. SR-71 Flight Manual – The Official Pilot’s Handbook – Amazon £39.00 View on Amazon This is the reprinted facsimile edition of the manual issued to crew members of the US Air Force’s sleek SR-71, [read more]

The Red Arrows in Diamond Nine (Image: Aviation Media Agency)
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Red One on why trust has to be earned

The leader of the RAF’s Red Arrows display team David Montenegro, better known as “Red One”  recently sat down to talk about why rank doesn’t  engender trust, it has to be earned. You lead the formation. What exactly does that entail? David Montenegro: I have the glory of being able [read more]

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The most famous planes in history

Every now and again an aircraft goes down in history. We’re not talking types here like Concorde or the Jumbo Jet, we’re talking iconic planes such as Enola Gay or the Spruce Goose, planes that everyone knows just by the mere mention of their name. Here’s our top 5 most [read more]

The Long EZ outside Horizons hangar at St Athan (Image: Nick Harding/Aviation Wales)
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Is General Aviation alive and well in Wales?

9am on a Saturday morning would normally see me sipping a coffee, maybe checking some emails and catching up with the worlds overnight events but today is different, today it finds me handing my passport over to the Military Police. The reason? I’ve been invited to spend some time with [read more]