May 23, 2018

I was invited to Austria by Rotax Aero Engines to sample a variety of planes with their new 915iS engine. The 915 provides a much-needed increase in power that transforms the light aircraft fleet, designed for 100 ponies, into fantastic performers that really put the t...

May 23, 2018

Bose set the standard for General Aviation active noise cancelling headsets in 2010 with the launch of the A20. Now, they’re looking to do the same in the airlines with their ProFlight headset.

Bose is marketing the ProFlight headset as the industry’s smallest, quietest...

May 23, 2018

The SAAF Museum Airshow at AFB Swartkop is always a big event. The air force base is slap bang between Jo’burg and Pretoria, and the SAAF throws its weight behind the show, so you know there are going to be vintage fighters, heavy-lifters, fast jets and explosions – pl...

May 23, 2018

The full magnitude of the damage done to the broader southern African economy, and the airline industry in particular, by the Zuma regime is only beginning to be realised.

At the recent Aviation Africa conference in Cairo, I chatted to Hadi Akoum, the Airbus Vice Presid...

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