Sep issue


October 2019 Issue of LIGHT AVIATION


  • Chairman’s Chat - The upcoming AGM, the potential merger, and airspace strategy.
  • News - Secretary of State for Transport, Grant Shapps, promises a positive GA future.
  • Letters - To merge or not to merge; Dankok is a modified Woodcock not a Gamecock!
  • ULAA - Arthur WJG Ord-Hume reminisces on the early days of the ULAA at
  • Project News - WXYZ Zenair CH750, 2 x RV-8s, and a Jabiru UL450, plus new projects.
  • ISA 180 Seeker - Ivan Shaw’s magnificent new 180 knot ‘Personal Aeroplane’ explained.
  • Destinations - Martin Ferid recommends a visit to the historic Roman city of Chester.
  • Luscombe - Rally award winner Mike Fowler talks about his beautiful Luscombe 8E.
  • Stampe - Clive Davidson flies Martin Holloway’s Renault - engined Stampe SV.4C
  • LAA Rally - Part One of the enthusiasm and passion that was the LAA Rally 2019.
  • PilotAware - Keith Vinning explains Mode S/3D, the latest improvement for PilotAware.
  • Where to Go - Events, fly-ins and GASCo Safety Evenings for the months ahead.
  • New kids on the chocks - Sprite Aviation’s new KVA Explorer and Safari bush planes.
  • Safety Spot - Ballistic chute placarding MPD & shock load engine inspection decision.
  • CEO chat - Yaks, the FAA MOSAIC project, and summer evenings in the Wot.
  • Struts4U - Strut and Club events listings and their activities at the Rally.
  • Classifieds - Bargains to whet your appetite.
  • Landing Vouchers - Save money with landing voucher offers for November.