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July 2018 Issue of LIGHT AVIATION

  • Chairman’s Chat - Brian ponders the opportunities for Permit aircraft.
  • News - ANO changes allow Permit aircraft to be used for post PPL training and hire.
  • Engineering - Francis Dobaldson with news of new types coming through.
  • Projects - RV-7 import and completion, plus Canadian Tiger rebuild.
  • RAeC Awards - LAA members bag a plethora of awards for their exploits and service.
  • Destination - Martin discusses the delights of the Schaffen Diest Old Timer Fly-in.
  • WaterBird - Ian Rigg and a pre WW1 floatplane that changed history.
  • Spin on oil filter - Fitting a prototype oil filter to a Continental C85.
  • Catch the Pigeon - Aviatrix Ruth Kelly converts onto her new Van’s RV-8.
  • Air test - Clive Davidson enjoys the super slick TL Sting Carbon S4 sport plane.
  • Safety Spot - Little issues become big problems if they are not picked up early enough.
  • Struts 4U - News of the rejuvenated West Midlands Strut and Strut calendar updates.
  • Where to Go - Plenty of options now the season is in full swing!
  • Meet the members - Pete Murray is 90 years young and still helping members fly for fun.
  • Icom - John Dean tests the new Icom IC-A25 handheld withits VOX and Bluetooth.
  • Landing Vouchers - Free landings for June in England and four for Ireland.
  • CEO - Steve Slater on the Permit to Fly changes and the opportunities they bring.
  • Classifieds - Plenty of bargains to whet your appetite.