This bumper issue of LOOP has everything from record-breaking balloon flights and helicopter flight tests to the pressures of an airshow pilot and how to prepare your aircraft for the cold winter months ahead.
Dennis Kenyon gets into the Captain’s seat of an Agusta 119 Koala and falls in love with the huge single-engined bear.
Yayeri van Baarsen pent a day with Michael Goulian to find out what sort of pressure he’s under when performing at Oshkosh. It’s not just about the flying, he’s got to be on top of his game for everything!
The nights have drawn in, the temperature has dropped and winter is nearly here. So, how best to prepare your aircraft? We have a feature that will tell you how to have a smooth running aircraft come spring.
In news we look at the season finale of the Red Bull Air Race championship after, some balloon records, the highlights from NBAA and much more.
Flight Gear looks at the latest cameras from GoPro, the impressive Hero4, a new HUD helmet from BAE Systems, and plenty of other things you’ll want on your Christmas list.
We have a chat with Mr. Airshow himself, Gene Soucy about the first time he flew solo and in Plane Crazy we talk to his wing walker, Teresa Stokes, who is also an aviation artist and pilot.
Regular contributor Alan Cassidy explains the best way to test out a new type of aerobatic aircraft you’ve never flown before.
There’s also plenty of video, and it’s all in-app, so once the magazine is downloaded everything is there for you to view; no need for 3G or buffering. And, as always, it’s completely free to download. That’s the app and every issue is free of charge as well!
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