FLYER May 2020


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In the May issue of FLYER 2020

Ken Scott looks at the remarkable story attached to the stunning 1934 Stinson SR-5E Reliant, which is more than a charming sentinel of the golden age. It’s also a sentimental tribute to one family’s enduring love of aviation…

Peter Wolter flies Tecnam’s latest revision of its popular low-wing trainer with a 600kg mtow – the P2002 Sierra MKII

Draining fuel samples in search of water in your aircraft’s fuel system is not a pre-flight task to be blasé about, as Joe Fournier reports in Accident Analysis

Teenager Maksim Ferguson could NOT wait to fly solo – so much so that he went to Canada to do just that when he was only 14 years old. Find out more in our First Solo interview

Flying single-handedly from London to Cape Town, Giles Abrey made 27 flights, crossed 14 countries, clocked up 7,905nm and more than 70 hours flying – not to mention raising £39,025 for a trio of charities! That’s some Flying Adventure…

Joe Fournier modernises his Cessna 182 with Whelen Orion LED lights and some Stene Aviation fibreglass in this month’s Top Gear…


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– Great columns from Matt Dearden, Mark Hales and Ian Seager

– Plus all the latest news