The Sonaco 200 OO-NEW in flight. (Keith Wilson/SFB Photographic)

Flight test: Sonaca 200 Trainer Pro

November 30, 2019 0 comment

This flight test of the Sonaca 200 Trainer Pro by Dave Unwin is from the October 2019 edition of Australian Aviation magazine.

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The Piper Archer LX PA-28 G-IBEA in flight. (Keith Wilson/SFB Photographic)

Airtest: The Piper PA-28 Cherokee Archer LX

October 13, 2019 0 comment

This story featuring Dave Unwin’s airtest of the Piper PA-28 Cherokee Archer LX first appeared in the August 2019 edition of Australian Aviation.

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Harbour Air

Canadian floatplane carrier plans conversion to all-electric fleet

April 2, 2019 0 comment

In a case of something old being made new, Vancouver-based Harbour Air plans to convert its de Havilland and Cessna fleet to all-electric aircraft.

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A file image of an Airbus A320neo in S7 Airlines livery. (Airbus)

Founder of Russian airline S7 dies in plane crash

April 2, 2019 0 comment

The founder of Russian airline S7 and one of the country’s richest people Natalia Fileva has died after her private aircraft crashed in Germany.

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A USAF F-35A and RAF F-35B break for the camera during a recent visit to the UK for the RIAT and Farnborough airshows.

Jump Jet: Flying the F-35B simulator

August 16, 2018 6 comment

Hovering slowly and precisely along the taxiway I couldn’t help but be reminded of the time I flew a Harrier T.Mk10. I’d thought that the Harrier was an incredible flying machine, but the F-35 is something else! In fact, as soon as I sat down onto the Martin-Baker Mk16 ejection seat it was immediately apparent

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Enroute to Old Warden.

Flying home from Farnborough 2018

July 23, 2018 1 comment

Reporter Dave Unwin’s Sunday at Farnborough ended on a high. Literally. Having already done several days at Farnborough (and being a firm believer in the old saying that “you can have too much of a good thing”) about the only way you would’ve got me back would’ve been the opportunity to fly something interesting home.

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