Since the advent of the jet, many true aviators have been mourning the virtual demise of the radial engine. Grieve no more, fellow radialists! AsRob Neil discovered, Melbourne’s Rotec Engineering is leading a global radial revival with its own remarkable “roundies”.
When Pacific Wings profiled Sounds Air in 2004, the future of this niche commuter airline looked bright. Since then, it has expanded and thrived, and its future now looks even brighter.
In a fascinating article illustrated by his stunning photography, Andy Heap explains that there has never been another aircraft like the F-111—and probably never will be.
Picking the right tool for the job is an obvious key to a successful business. For increasing numbers of companies, private jets are becoming essential tools. Rob Neil finds out why their Cessna Citation Mustang is the ideal business tool for the owners of ZK-MUS.
Lily Fenn, the vice-president of the Hong Kong Helicopter Club, writes of her visit to New Zealand in March when she and a group of her club’s members took part in Wanaka Helicopters’ NZQA-approved advanced mountain flying training course.