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November 2019 Issue of LIGHT AVIATION


  • Chairman’s Chat - Tim encourages members to comment on the BMAA/LAA merger.
  • News - Two CAA Consultations need responses. DF-B freefalls at 87 years of age!
  • Letters - Pilot Aware muddies the EC waters and Respect airfield procedures please.
  • Low and Slow - The story of the ‘Most Meritorious Arrival’ at the Rally, by Kerry Skyring.
  • Project News - Beautiful restoration of a Classic American aeroplane, a Fairchild 24R.
  • LAA Rally - Part 2. A final look at some of what made Rally 2019 a memorable event.
  • Avi-Ex extinguishers - An answer for an affordable/effective aviation fire extinguisher.
  • Destinations - Martin Ferid enjoys Jersey, largest of the Channel Islands.
  • Spartan Arrow - Clive Davidson flies sole surviving example of 1932 vintage biplane.
  • Struts4U - Anne Hughes with Strut and Club events listings.
  • Mag failure - J Salmon experiences service beyond expectation when mag problems hit.
  • Chipmunk Pt 1 - Phoenix Diploma winning Royal Egyptian Air Force Chipmunk rebuild.
  • Safety Spot - The importance of paying great care undertaking the various pilot and owner ‘checks’
  • Meet the Members - Horses, diving & flying-the Kemptons have certainly packed it in!
  • CEO chat - On inspirational aviators - Henri Mignet, Dick Vangrunsven and Ivan Shaw.