Should I wear a flying helmet? Watch the video.
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1w ago
Back in the day, when I was whizzing around the lower atmosphere at the behest of Her Majesty, sticking a helmet on my swede didn't seem anything other than routine.  In fact, apart from a tour on a four-jet, I wore a flying helmet for 18 years and about 4000 hours.  So why don't we consider it a good idea to wear a helmet when we are flying light aircraft?  Statistically, the risk of flying general aviation aircraft is similar to riding motorbikes on the road.  I love motorcycling but would not dream of jumping on a bike without a helmet. What are the pros and cons of wear ..read more
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Bonehead Composites Pilot-X Flying Helmet with Communications
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1w ago
I have a brand-new Bonehead Composites PilotX Flight Helmet (size large) with comms for sale.  The helmet weighs less than 2kg and is the lowest profile helmet I could find on the market.  I ended up buying the version with ANR, so this was never used.  It has a dark visor, gel ear cups, ear cup covers, carry bag and a spare microphone sock. "The PilotX is Bonehead Composites' flight helmet that addresses the need for a low-profile communication helmet tailored to aircraft with limited headroom. Constructed of vacuum molded carbon fiber and fiberglass, this lite weight helmet pa ..read more
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Zenith CH750 STOL for sale
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2w ago
Zenith CH750 STOL, first flew in June 2017 Total time 88 hours Permit until 11th October 2024.  Currently hangared at Draycot. Engine: ULPower 350IS 130HP MOGAS Hercules prop (fully refurbished by Hercules) Avionics: Dynon D180 EFIS/EMS Trig TY91 8.33KHz radio Trig TT21 Mode S transponder with ADSB out Skymap III C GPS Pilot Aware Rosetta Airframe: Cabin heater Vortex generators on elevator Tundra tyres AOA Pitot head CO Monitor My reasons for selling are down to a combination of age and occasional health issues, so I have not revalidated my rating. Looking for offers in the regio ..read more
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EV-97 Team Eurostar
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3w ago
To make way for a new aircraft the Scottish Aero Club is selling G-MOLA, one of the last factory-built Team Eurostars (2012) Total time engine/airframe 1330 hrs (but increasing with use) New gearbox at 1017 hrs Becker radio Funke transponder Auxiliary electric fuel pump LED landing light New wheel bearings and tyres Standard GA headset jacks Flush PTT buttons 2 USB ports RAM ball mount Sunshade Permit runs to 17th May 2024 Aircraft hangared at Perth Airport (EGPT) For more information contact treasurer (at) scottishaeroclub.org.uk or call 07776 818436 ..read more
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Vans RV6-A
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Vans RV6A  1999 180 hp Lycoming 0-360. 989 hrs TT Engine and airframe. 3-blade fixed pitch wooden prop. LAA Permit June 2024 Bendix King KT74 mode S transponder with ADSB out. Trig TN72 ADSB GPS source. Icom A-220 8.33 radio. Samsung tablet  Electric flaps, manual trim. Anti-splat kit fitted. Custom leather seats  Canopy / cowling cover ..read more
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Stanby Compass Smiths
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3M ago
Stanby compass Smiths used Used, in good condition, no leaks.  Original lighting cable and adjustment wrench included ..read more
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MSW Votec 322 | HB-YMC | Wilco Aviation
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3M ago
WILCO Aviation bring to the market this fine example of an MSW Votec 322 registered as HB-YMC on the Swiss aircraft register currently located at its home base in Birrfeld, Switzerland. The MSW Votec 322 is a Swiss two-seat low-wing monoplane based on the Rihn DR-107 One Design and designed for amateur construction by MSW Aviation of Wohlen. The MSW 322 was designed by Max Vogelsang and derived from the Rihn DR-107 One Design which MSW Aviation had bought. The first prototype, registered HB-YJY first flew on 6 April 2001. The Votec 322 is a low-wing cantilever monoplane with a steel-tube fusel ..read more
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Piper PA32-300 Cherokee Six | G-CSIX | Wilco Aviation
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3M ago
Wilco Aviation are proud to exclusively offer this 1978 Piper PA32-300 Cherokee Six to the market. G-CSIX has had extensive works done to it within the last few years including a complete engine overhaul by Isenburg in 2019, Avionic upgrades by RGV in Gloucester, new paint (2019) and various other interior upgrades along with routine maintenance by The Classic Aeroplane Company at Oaksey Park. The Cherokee Six 300 is a very versatile aircraft for its size. The 300HP Lycoming engine along with the 3 blade VP prop, means that these aircraft have the up and go to operate in and out of strips just ..read more
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Vans RV6A
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4M ago
1999 RV6-A  LAA Permit to June 2024 989 TTAF  989 TT Eng  Lycoming 0-360-A1A Factory new at build  3 Blade fixed pitch prop Leather seats  Soundproofing Heater Bendix King KT74 mode S transponder with ADSB out.  Trig TN72 ADSB GPS source.  Icom A-220 8.33 radio.  Samsung tablet   EI Instrumentation Andair locking fuel caps  Canopy lock  Nose and Canopy cover Electric flaps, manual trim.  Anti-splat kit fitted.  ..read more
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2013 Groppo Trail
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4M ago
Wilco Aviation are thrilled to have this lovely example of a Groppo Trail for sale. Listed with us exclusively G-ROFS is located at our home base in Henstridge, Somerset in the South West of England. Their are two variants of the Groppo and apart from their undercarriage configurations, the XL (tricycle) and Trail (tailwheel) they are essentially the same aircraft, with common layout, aerodynamics, dimensions and engine choices. The high wings constructed of aluminium have constant chord and blunt tips. They are braced to the lower fuselage with a single lift strut on each side. The ailerons a ..read more
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