October 2014

Microlight Flying - October 2014

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page 18
The Real Thing

It’s not the epic trans-continental trips that make you a true microlighter – it’s the tea and biscuits you consume while prevaricating. So says our anonymous correspondent…

page 19
Stretch your wings

You’ve earned your licence; you’re a qualified pilot. Now the real work starts, according to instructor Martin Watson

page 22
In Flanders Fields

Russ Stein takes a sobering tour of the First World War battlefields

page 25
History, history everywhere

David Creedy and the Cheshire Flyers head for the Rotax birthday bash in Austria, and find the memory of less peaceful times lurking at the end of every runway

page 28
Scouting for success

Pardon us for gatecrashing the LAA’s Sywell party, but we’d just like to say that the absolute star of the show belongs to BMAA Chairman David Bremner…

page 30
A capital challenge

Two views on a closely fought Plaistows round of the Nationals; one from the front, one from the back seat

page 32
World Champs

Three reports from the World Championships, microlight and paramotor, from Laurie Hurman, Amy Bolton, and Richard Shaw

page 37
Airfield of the Month

Rick Goddin visits Gloucestershire EGBJ, one-time de Havilland Moth sales venue, now the UK’s top GA site

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