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Airtest: The Piper PA-28 Cherokee Archer LX

This story featuring Dave Unwin's airtest of the Piper PA-28 Cherokee Archer LX first appeared in the August 2019 edition of Australian Aviation.

Canadian floatplane carrier plans conversion to all-electric fleet
General Aviation

In a case of something old being made new, Vancouver-based Harbour Air plans to convert its de Havilland and Cessna fleet to all-electric aircraft.

Founder of Russian airline S7 dies in plane crash

The founder of Russian airline S7 and one of the country's richest people Natalia Fileva has died after her private aircraft crashed in Germany.

Jump Jet: Flying the F-35B simulator

Hovering slowly and precisely along the taxiway I couldn’t help but be reminded of the time I flew a Harrier T.Mk10. I’d thought that the Harrier was an incredible flying machine, but the F-35 is something else! In fact, as soon as I sat down onto the Martin-Baker Mk16 ejection seat it was immediately apparent

Flying home from Farnborough 2018

Reporter Dave Unwin’s Sunday at Farnborough ended on a high. Literally. Having already done several days at Farnborough (and being a firm believer in the old saying that “you can have too much of a good thing”) about the only way you would’ve got me back would’ve been the opportunity to fly something interesting home.

Farnborough puts on safety first Friday flying show

It was safety first for some of the flying displays in light of the recent Shoreham tragedy but amidst the fluff and filler a few vertical dazzlers made the crowds collectively catch their breath, as Dave Unwin reports from the Farnborough Airshow. As the Australian Aviation team waddled expectantly through Farnborough’s near airport-like security screening


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