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Setting Up Your Own Airstrip

In addition to the UK’s civil and military aerodromes, there are hundreds of smaller, grass airfields set up by private individuals (termed 'farm strips'). If ...

Radio: Talking The Talk Flying Machines

Radio: Talking The Talk

Part of gaining your Private Pilot’s License is learning how to communicate using the aircraft’s radio. A number of students fear talking over the airwaves; ...

Managing Engine Failures

Managing Engine Failures

How To Solo A Spitfire

How To Solo A Spitfire

Weather for Pilots – TAFs and METARs History & Science

Weather for Pilots – TAFs and METARs

Weather will always get pilots talking. Although that's admittedly not unusual among British folk, for pilots it can be a matter of life and death! ...

How does a Helicopter Hover?

How does a Helicopter Hover?

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