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LOOP - Contact the team

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LOOP Publishing UK Ltd
9-11 The Mill Courtyard
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A Journalist for more than 30 years, editing many titles including Bike, Performance Car, Flyer and Pilot. He holds a PPL(A) and flies out of enstone.

Many GA businesses will have experienced Dave's commitment to customer service over the past few years

The marketing specialist. Worked on national newspapers and former Associate Publisher of Pilot. Holds a PPL(A) and doing his AOPA aerobatics course.

New Media Manager
LOOP's new media specialist, looking after our website whilst filming and editing for LOOPTV.

Sales Executive
Get your aviation business in the pages of LOOP - give Stu a call!


A new face at LOOP, but already part of the fabric, give Richard a call with all your news and stories.

Flying Club Manager

A PPL Student and passionate about flying, Nathan looks after the flying clubs and schools. If you want to promote your school/club, give Nathan a call.

Sales Executive

Got an aircraft for sale or a classified ad? Give Tamara a call to place it in LOOPMart.


Aeros Correspondent
Alan Cassidy
One of Britian's best known and most experienced aerobatic instructors. He's the aerobatic 'Daddy' and we're proud to have him delivering his aerobatic sermons through the pages of LOOP
Test Pilot
Nick Heard
A former RAF Tornado pilot and now flying 747-400s for Cathay Pacific, Nick also has a great love of GA, and recently bought a Slingsby T67. In his 'spare' time he is an instructor at Old Buckenham
Rotary Correspondent
Dennis Kenyon
Dennis is a former RAF pilot and World Freestyle Aerobatic Champion who has been involved in helicopter instruction and display flying for over 30 years. Now an author too!
Mike Cross

Mike's the Man when it comes to NOTAM and represents AOPA in meetings with NATS. "There's a lot of information out there that many pilots don't realise is there. My role is to help them find it."

Bernie Totten
Our mini movies available on LOOP TV are shot and edited by Bernie, who's also a pilot when he's not behind the lens.

Phil O'Donoghue

Flying since he was a kid, Phil's well known on the British aerobatics scene competing in his CAP10C at intermediate level. A PFA test pilot and aerobatics instructor, he's also on LOOP's test team.

Ian Parker

Familiar to many at White Waltham, especially the Yak pilots, Ian writes industry articles and flies our cameraship.

Dave Spurdens

Award-winner Dave breaks the mould when it comes to snapping aeroplanes in flight.
Creative Editor
Bill Spurdens

Bill's the guy who gives LOOP its 'look'. Winner of numerous awards and is one of the UK's top newspaper designers. We're lucky to have him and we hope you agree -LOOP looks wonderful!
News calendar
<May 2008>
Aeros with Alan – Opening your Personal Flight Envelope
Learning aerobatics is a great motivational tool for improving your flying.
Learn to fly
So you want to learn to fly? What do you do? Take a look at our guide to get you airborne.
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