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Ballooning
Ballooning
The hot air balloon cannot really be steered, only travels as fast as the wind blows and is not really a practical form of transport. But if you just want to enjoy one…...
Fixed Wing-Aeroplane
Fixed Wing-Aeroplane
All fixed wing aircraft have a number of common parts, although the design of these may vary to facilitate different types of flight. Some aircraft are built for…...
Introduction to Gliding
Introduction to Gliding
Gliding is a form of flying that can be as relaxed or as active as you wish to make it...
Microlights
Microlights
Pilots of microlights tend to be genuine enthusiasts who care about safety. Flying a microlight represents a relatively low cost way of taking to the air....
Parascending And Hang Gliding
Parascending And Hang Gliding
Parascending and hang gliding are seen as the adventurous way to take to the air!...
Rotary: Helicopter
Rotary: Helicopter
The development of the helicopter lagged behind the fixed wing aircraft because of a lack of appropriate materials and fuel. The engineering of modern day helicopters…...
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