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

Flight test: Sonaca 200 Trainer Pro

/ | Leave a Comment

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

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

Airtest: The Piper PA-28 Cherokee Archer LX

/ | Leave a 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.

Read more
Harbour Air

Canadian floatplane carrier plans conversion to all-electric fleet

/ | Leave a 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.

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

Founder of Russian airline S7 dies in plane crash

/ | Leave a 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.

Read more
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

/ | 6 Comments on Jump Jet: Flying the F-35B simulator

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 […]

Read more
Enroute to Old Warden.

Flying home from Farnborough 2018

| 1 Comment on Flying home from Farnborough 2018

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. […]

Read more
The Flying Circus during its flying display at Farnborough. (Mark Jessop)

Farnborough puts on safety first Friday flying show

/ | Leave a Comment

It was safety first for some of the flying displays in light of the recent Shoreham tragedy but amidst the fluff and filler a few vertical dazzlers made the crowds collectively catch their breath, as Dave Unwin reports from the Farnborough Airshow. As the Australian Aviation team waddled expectantly through Farnborough’s near airport-like security screening […]

Read more
Day Four at the 2018 Farnborough Airshow. (Mark Jessop)

Farnborough flying displays still well worth the trek

/ | 4 Comments on Farnborough flying displays still well worth the trek

While the main course of Farnborough’s Trade days had already been polished off by the fourth day of proceedings, there were a handful of bright spots. Thursday was likened to a hiatus before the airshow throws open its gates to the public, writes Dave Unwin from Farnborough. When Australian Aviation’s team turned up at the […]

Read more

Each day, our subscribers are more informed with the right information.

SIGN UP to the Australian Aviation magazine for high-quality news and features for just $99.95 per year