March 2016

Microlight Flying - March 2016

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page 20
Wetter and wiser

A cool head and good training avert disaster when a birdstrike cripples Steve Turnbull’s Quik. Merv Middleton reports

page 22
Life with an Aerolite

Steve Oliver takes delivery of the UK’s first Aerolite 120 SSDR, for a fond but brief affair

page 27
I learnt from that

Life – and flying – provide one lesson after another. John Sparks reflects on what he’s learned from 25 years in the air

page 30
We’re going where?

Not your standard flying lesson: Pradeep Sahare signs up with Deepak Mahajan for a refresher and finds himself ferrying a Pipistrel from Slovenia

page 32
Let it snow

The weather isn’t always reliable, but it delivered beautifully for this year’s Icicle Fly-In

page 34
Touring tips

A necessary evil: Merv Middleton on the General Aviation Report

page 36
Airfield of the Month

We visit Shobdon, born in wartime but now a friendly and welcoming airfield

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