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 →

Cape Town, Tuesday 1 December 2020: For the first time in over eight months, customers boarded kulula flight MN101, the first Comair flight to take off as the company recommences services. The flight is a huge step in getting Comair back on its feet as a sustainable business, and signals theRead More →

01 December 2020, Johannesburg – Airlink, the independent and privately-owned airline, notes with disappointment, but respect, the Supreme Court of Appeal’s decision to dismiss its claim against South African Airways (SAA) with costs. This follows Airlink’s application to the Johannesburg High Court in January for leave to sue the state-owned airline,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 E6B Flight Computer, or simply the “whiz wheel”, is a mechanical circular slide rule used in aviation. They are mostly used in flight training, but many professional and even airline pilots still carry and use these flight computers. These flight computers are used during flight planning (on the groundRead More →

AMSL Aero’s Vertiia new electric VTOL aircraft is already at the pre-flight prototype stage. Developed in conjunction with the University of Sydney and autonomy and sensor specialists Mission Systems the aircraft can fly up to 800 km (500 miles) on hydrogen, and it’ll start out as an air ambulance. WithRead More →

The co-founder of Lift Airlines, Gidon Novick, has responded to the claims made by attorney Johan Botha by pointing out the following: Global Aviation Operations (Pty) Ltd (Global) does in fact have current and valid AOC for 2020. This is easily verifiable on Global’s website The Lift Airline brand isRead More →

A well know aviation attorney Johan Botha has launched an attack on the pending Lift Airlines of Gidon Novick. Botha claims that lift has not fulfilled the legal requirements for starting a new airline – particularly that it has not obtained its own Aircraft Operators certificate (AOC) and that itsRead More →