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Today's Pilot July Issue - ON SALE NOW Featuring: Flight Test – Velocity XL Dave Unwin samples the fast and futuristic Velocity XL and discovers a serious ‘going places’ machine with impressive performance. Becoming a Pro Helicopter Pilot Helicopter flying is extremely addictive and nearly everyone who tries it wants to do more. Helen Krasner details the route to gaining your CPL for helicopters. King of EASA What would you do if you were the King of EASA? Dave Unwin’s got a few ideas… Flying the Mi-2 Hoplite While the Mi-2 Hoplite is one of the world’s most widely produced helicopters, few Westerners have ever flown it. Helen Krasner recalls her experiences getting to grips with the type in Russia. Fedden’s Forgotten Flat Six Phillip Whiteman examines the engine that could have given Britain the lead in GA powerplant. Flying the Flogger Howard Levy talks to Dave Cannova about flying a privately owned MiG-23. Louis Blériot – First Across the Channel Jonathan Saville examines the man behind the myth, and Andy Sephton describes flying a Blériot monoplane. PLUS! All the latest G-News including: Ivanoff wins in San Diego First female pilot for Red Arrows Piper has a new owner CRM seat for Skyhawk And much more including reviews, flight safety, letters page and diary dates! FREE LANDINGS! This month’s featured airfields include Fishburn, Old Buckenham, Oxford, Rougham, Sandtoft and Wick! Today's Pilot July issue is AVAILABLE NOW for just £3.80 with FREE P&P* from our online shop. Alternatively, pick up your copy from WHSmith, Borders and all other leading newsagents. Never miss your copy of Today's Pilot and save over 40% on cover price with our best subscription offer. Click here to find out more. NEW! 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Flight tests include: - ACA Super Decathlon - Aero L39 Albatros - Skyleader - Cessna Mustang - Cirrus SR22 G3 Turbo - Diamond DA-42 TwinStar - North American T-6 - Supermarine Spitfire TR9 - Piper PA-18 Super Cub - Eurocopter EC135 - Focke-Wulf FW-44 Stieglitz NOW JUST £3.99 + FREE P&P* Only available online from Key’s Aviation Shop. Click here to order your copy now! NEW! Produced by Key Publishing’s award-winning team of expert military aviation journalists, Air Combat features over 40 of the World’s top military aircraft. 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With over 75 minutes of live action, if you love the history of Kai Tak, you'll love this production! Price: Just £12.49! + FREE P&P* [SIZE="3"]Click here to order your copy online[/SIZE] For more from our fantastic AirUtopia collection, visit our online store today! Hurricane Salute Produced by the world renowned FlyPast editorial team, this special issue magazine pays tribute to a wartime warhorse which shot down more enemy aircraft than any other defence during the Battle of Britain and destroyed more enemy aircraft than any other allied fighter during World War Two. Key Publishing's latest 100-page special issue provides a long overdue insight into the Hurricane Featuring: - 'First' and 'Last' Hurricanes - The Battle of Britain - Fighter Command's only VC - The Battle of France - Aces - Squadrons - Variants - Worldwide Survivors - Rebuilding and covering - Flying the Hurricane, plus much more! Code: [FPHURR] Just £4.99 plus FREE P&P* Order your copy from our online shop now![/B] RAF Annual Official Review 2009 The Aircraft - The Weapons Systems - The Operations - The Personnel Produced by Key Publishing's award-winning team of expert military aviation journalists, working closely with RAF personnel in the UK and overseas, the RAF Official Annual Review 2009 provides a complete portrait of the aircraft, the missions and the people who comprise Britain's 21st Century air defence operations. Set over 132-high quality pages, this special publication includes: - Exclusive access to the Typhoon, Tornado and Harrier - Operations including Telic, Iraq and Herrick, Afghanistan - Behind-the-scenes look at the RAF's renowned flying training system - The support network who keep aircraft in the air - including the RAF Regiment - Search and rescue, air defence and fighter control from across the UK - All current weaponry systems plus the possible future role of space technology - Red Arrows, Battle of Britain memorial flight, Falcons and much, much more! Code: (RAFYRBK) Just £4.99 plus FREE P&P* Order your copy from our online shop Airports 2009 CD-ROM Written by Alan Lord, The Airports CD-ROM has been substantially updated for 2009. The information is presented in an eye-catching 'web browser' style and includes the option to search any airport by name, IATA or ICAO code or parent city - making Airports 2009 a must-have for any civil aviation enthusiast! Featuring: - Over 1,000 airports - New maps and photographs - Spotters locations - Detailed airport database from every continent Code: (CD5) Price: Just £9.99 plus FREE P&P* Order your copy from our online shop now for release December 2008! NOW HALF PRICE RAF Official Calendar 2009 [M106] The Official Royal Air Force 2009 Calendar features 12 superb images of iconic aircraft from across the history of the RAF, from the historic Lancaster Bomber to the futuristic Eurofighter Typhoon. Also featured is a centre-page tribute to English aviation pioneer Sir Thomas Sopwith. The artwork, from the Royal Air Force collection, is set over 12 high-quality, glossy pages making this calendar the perfect accompaniment to the year ahead! Price: Was £9.99...NOW JUST £4.99+P&P! Click here to order your copy from Key's aviation shop The Magic of Flight [DVD277] The Magic of Flight takes you on a technological thrill ride faster, higher and wilder than modern science or even your imagination! Relive the historical first flight of the Wright Brothers in 1903, then soar with the world-famous Blue Angels as they defy the laws of gravity with their most breathtaking manoeuvres. Narrated by Tom Selleck, The Magic of Flight highlights and salutes a variety of modern aircraft, the people who fly them and the human potential of training and performance Price: Just £12.49 + FREE P&P* Click here to order your copy from Key’s Aviation shop Wild Blue Yonder [B293] ‘Two nations divided by a common language’: this was never more true than in 1942 when the first American airmen arrived in the UK. Young Americans were puzzled, amazed and often exasperated by the mysteries of British speech, food, manners and plumbing. Martin Bowman has interviewed hundreds of veterans, from decorated pilots to British civilians who, as children, were entertained on US bases and have never forgotten the forging of an enduring alliance. Set over 224 high quality pages, with hundreds of full-colour and black and white original images, Wild Blue Yonder pays homage to the friendships formed in battle and their ability to stand the test of time long after the last shot is fired. RRP: £19.99 Key Price: £9.99 + FREE P&P* Click here to order your copy from Key’s Aviation Shop Bargain Books World Directory of Leisure Aviation 2008/2009 English Edition [B291] The World Directory of Leisure Aviation (2008/2009 Edition) is probably the World's most extensive directory of international aircraft, all essentially aimed at flying for pleasure. Over 1500 entries, including: - Aircraft - Paragliders - Ultralights - Microlights - Paramotors - Hang Gliders - Gyrocopters - Paraplanes - Helicopters - Light Sailplanes - Engines - Accessories - Importers ..and much more! Just £6.95! + FREE P&P* Click here to order your copy from Key’s Aviation Shop
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