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MAY 2008












LOOP Features

Here you will find a selection of articles from our previous issues of LOOP.

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Robinson R44
NEW HORIZONSAre the days numbered for the R22 as a training helicopter? Schweizer's two-seat 300CBi and Robinson R44 are set to take over at schools worldwide.ONCE again I take an exciting call from LOOP's editor."Dennis, I'd like you to visit to a helicopter training school at Bournemouth.  The school has offered us a Robinson Raven 11 alongside its brand spanking new Schweizer 300CBI." I crank up the old Jag and head off in ... more

No. 20: Back to BasicsGoing Back the Other WayAS I regularly explain to customers on aerobatic trial flights, "We can keep on doing loops and rolls but in 20 minutes we will be in Oxford, not back here". Clearly, there have to be aerobatic figures that turn you round and get you going back the way you came. The simplest of these, if I ignore for a moment a level turn, is a climbing-descending turn which in the UK might be called a ... more

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THE fierce competition between Brit Paul Bonhomme and American Mike Mangold came to a head in San Diego at the weekend as ... more
THE Microlight Fair due to be held at Popham Airfield over the Bank Holiday Weekend, 3-5 May, has been cancelled.Organiser ... more
THE Light Aircraft Association (LAA) and British Microlight Aircraft Association (BMAA) are to begin work on merging the t ... more
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