FLYER January 2020


In the January issue of FLYER

Take a 363kg airframe, with some cleverly considered modifications, add a lightweight 300hp engine, and as Paul Dye found out, you’ve got a Highlander that’s one extreme STOL racer.

Owning your own aircraft is the stuff of dreams, but finding a hangar to keep it can be challenging but why not build your own? Our man, editor Ed Hicks, takes a look at options.

GA-enthusiast and aviation safety expert David Cockburn is the new Head of Training for the LAA’s Pilot Coaching Scheme we talk to him in First Solo.

In this month’s Accident Analysis Joe Fournier reports on the risk vs reward debate, and how, if you want to control the risks, you’ll need to start by understanding them…

Picking up a factory demo Aerospool WT-9 Dynamic may seem unusual for a first pan-Europe flight, but Andrew Barriskell did just that, together with experienced pilot Jonathan May

Joe Fournier reviews the Garmin Autoland – and watches, arms crossed, as the tech work its magic.


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Great columns from Matt Dearden, Mark Hales and Ian Seager

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