Even COVID-19 could not keep a damn good magazine down. Our 300th edition done & dusted! It’s been an epic & emotional journey to say the least! Many treasured friends & memories have been made over the years – thank you to everyone who’s been part of this magical journey.Read More →

The Hybrid Air Vehicles HAV 304/Airlander 10 is a hybrid airship designed and built by British manufacturer Hybrid Air Vehicles. Comprising a helium airship with auxiliary wing and tail surfaces, it flies using both aerostatic and aerodynamic lift and is powered by four diesel engine-driven ducted propellers.  The Hybrid Air VehiclesRead More →

The Aeromod Loadstar Model 100 was a biplane conversion of the Piper PA-18 Super Cub? It’s proof positive that people will take a thing that’s this close to perfect and try to make it…better?  Known as the ‘Aeromod Loadstar Model 100’, this Biplane conversion of the Super Cub, powered byRead More →

After taking on a bet it couldn’t be done while drinking beers with his buddies, Jack Bally started building a flyable, 1/3 scale B-17 Flying Fortress.  The one-third scale model B-17 was displayed at AirVenture, and is certified by the FAA in the Experimental category. Named Obsession, but best knownRead More →

During the 1976 National Air Races at Mojave, a stuntman going by the nickname the “The Human Fly” appeared twice riding a DC-8. Standing on a flying DC-8 piloted by well-known pilot Clay Lacy, the “Human Fly” smiled and waved to the crowd below. Spectators looked up in amazement asRead More →

We at SAFlyer and FlightCom magazines now have a Doctor as an editor. A huge congratulations to our editor and publisher Guy Leitch on graduating today as a Doctor of Philosophy in Management of Technology and Innovation – Thesis: Air connectivity conceptual models to address the allocation of resources toRead More →