MUST HAVES & LATEST NEWS FROM KEY PUBLISHING - 11 April 2008

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MUST HAVES & LATEST NEWS FROM KEY PUBLISHING ------------------------------------------------------------------------- LAST FEW REMAINING...Airports 2007 Interactive CD All the information you will ever need on over 1,000 worldwide airports! It is an invaluable reference for commercial aviation enthusiasts and photographers and provides details of the best vantage points in and around airports along with countless travel tips and accommodation recommendations. The CD-ROM can be browsed by region, country or airport, and airports can be located by name, IATA or ICAO code. It features photographs and diagrams of airport layouts and a function for printing out airport details. REDUCED TO £5 PLUS FREE P&P for UK customers (RRP £9.99) Get your copy while you can! ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Today's Pilot May issue on sale now FREE UK VFR Flight Guide when you subscribe for 2 years. Bücker Bestmann Although not as famous as the Jungmann and Jungmeister, the Bestmann is a delight in flight, as Dave Unwin discovered. Ask The Experts Our team of experts can help! There I Was…Arcturus, Missing Hours and Fate Chuck Ellsworth recalls the night he was lost over the high Arctic. Testing Times Helen Krasner visits the Empire Test Pilots’ School at MOD Boscombe Down and discovers that test flying isn't as glamorous as it might seem. Owning & Operating – Auster J2 Arrow Being easy to maintain, cheap to run and lots of fun to fly makes the Auster an ideal group aeroplane. Simon Hazeldine looks at a rare J2 Arrow. WIN Great Pooleys Prizes I Have Seen The Future, And It Looks Electric… Michael Friend examines the current (groan) state of the electric aeroplane. Going Places – Lille Cheap landing fees, good food and splendid architecture are among the attractions of flying to France. Our roving European correspondent Bill Vidal visits Lille and samples its Gallic charm. Flying Scholarships With a possible ‘pilot shortage’ looming, the prospects for aircrew are improving, but training is expensive. Malcolm Payne looks at scholarships currently on offer. FREE Landings This month’s featured airfields are Fenland, Fife, Gigha Island and Panshanger, Cromer, Panshanger and Wick. Sinus NW Jochen Ewald reports from Germany on the new nosewheel version of Pipistrel’s popular Sinus. ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Your invitation to Farnborough International Airshow’s 60th celebrations Held from 14th – 20th July 2008, the 46th biennial Farnborough International Airshow is one of the world's largest aerospace airshows and exhibitions. This year, the airshow celebrates two landmarks in aviation history, the 100th year of powered flight in Britain together with its own 60th anniversary. The flying displays* scheduled are being finalised and will be available nearer the time of the event but displays booked† so far include: The Red Arrows, The Aerostars, The Blades, The Avro Vulcan, Supermarine Seafire, Hawker Sea Fury, Fairey, Swordfish, Hawker Sea Hawk, GAP Kestrel JP100 and an assortment of classic aircraft types that first flew in the 1948 Airshow. To buy your ticket now click here *Subject to change ------------------------------------------------------------------------- EXCLUSIVE FREE DOWNLOADS from Airlines - The Global Collection available for all. ------------------------------------------------------------------------- NEW The Trent 900 Engine Rolls-Royce: Powering the Whispering Giant - The Trent 900 Engine The Rolls-Royce Trent 900 engines power the world’s largest airliner, the Airbus A380. In February 2001, Rolls-Royce announced the launch of one of the most ambitious engineering programmes in the company’s Civil Aerospace history – to develop the Trent 900 engine to power the Airbus A380, a new and exciting aircraft which would become the largest civil airliner ever built. The Trent 900 is the 4th member of the Trent family, and holds pride of place as the largest jet engine ever produced by Rolls-Royce. ‘Powering the Whispering Giant’ plots the Trent 900 journey in photographs from concept to design, development, testing, first flight on the A340 flying test bed, flight test on the A380, Route Proving, Service Readiness and Entry into Service in October 2007. This colourful publication combines the best images from throughout the programme, with descriptions of each major step along the way, to offer the reader a unique insight into one of the most public and most exciting new jet engine programmes ever undertaken. Buy your copy now ------------------------------------------------------------------------- NEW WWW.CO-PILOT.AERO Today's Pilot has launched CO-PILOT - A website where pilots can volunteer to be mentors, and pilots or students who need a mentor can contact them. ------------------------------------------------------------------------- LAST FEW REMAINING! Royal Air Force Celebrating 90 years - Official Souvenir Issue The story of the RAF as never told before The Aircraft - The Pilots - The Valour Created by a world renowned team of aviation writers, this beautiful 132 page official souvenir publication details the story of the RAF from its inception to the present day. Special features include: - Squadron directory as on April 1, 1918 - Typhoon bombing operations in World War Two - Flying Valiant V-bombers in the Cold War - Harriers in the Falklands - Jaguars in the Gulf War - Order of Battle 2008 - Tomorrow’s world, the RAF in 2018 Reserve your copy now, on sale 21 February 2008 Price: £4.99 -------------------------------------------------------------------------
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