9 Essential Pieces of Equipment for Planespotters
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9 Essential Pieces of Equipment for Planespotters

There are people who travel the world visiting airports and airfields just to watch airplanes take off and land. They’re called planespotters, and if you’re fascinated by aviation, this could be the perfect hobby for you too. This article will cover the basics of what plane spotting is and why it’s important to aviation. It…

Flights From Newquay Airport Cornwall – Destinations

Flights From Newquay Airport Cornwall – Destinations

Flights from Newquay Airport Cornwall (or to give it its official name, Cornwall Airport Newquay) have increased in recent years due to the airport’s improvements and expansion. It’s now an international airport that serves the air travel needs of the city of Newquay and the surrounding area, making it Cornwall’s main airport. The airport now…

The Sandpiper Hotel Barbados – Honest Review of this Fab Luxury Hotel

The Sandpiper Hotel Barbados – Honest Review of this Fab Luxury Hotel

The Sandpiper Hotel Barbados is a luxury hotel located on the west coast of the island in Holetown, in the Saint James parish. The hotel overlooks the Caribbean Sea and is situated on a beautiful stretch of white sand beach. The Sandpiper is one of the oldest luxury hotels on the island and consequently it…

Plymouth Airport: The Rise and Fall

Plymouth Airport: The Rise and Fall

Plymouth Airport (Plymouth City Airport) was once a growing regional hub, connecting the people and businesses of Plymouth with the world. However, on 23 December 2011, the airport was officially mothballed and has remained closed ever since. The closure caused much consternation in Plymouth, with some left wondering how they would now connect with the…

Nonsuch Bay Resort, Antigua – An Oasis of Calm and Tranquility

Nonsuch Bay Resort, Antigua – An Oasis of Calm and Tranquility

The Nonsuch Bay Resort in Antigua offers guests a variety of accommodation options, including villas with private plunge pools, self-catering apartments, and beach cottages. Nonsuch Bay Resort is the perfect place for a relaxing holiday. The first thing you notice as soon as you arrive is the tranquility. There’s the light breeze rustling the palms,…

Where the Nord Wind Blows: Facts About Nordwind Airlines

Where the Nord Wind Blows: Facts About Nordwind Airlines

Nordwind Airlines (sometimes erroneously referred to as Nord Wind Airlines) is a low cost carrier that operates primarily in the Russian, Middle East, Far East, and European markets. It’s headquartered in Sheremetyevo International Airport (Sheremetyevo Alexander S. Pushkin International Airport) outside Moscow and was founded in 2008. Nordwind Airlines fly to 75 cities in 17…

Treasure Beach Barbados – Honest Review

Treasure Beach Barbados – Honest Review

I’m fortunate to have stayed at Treasure Beach Barbados on several occasions. Here’s my honest review of this popular location. This adults only boutique hotel sits at the southern end of the Paynes Bay beach, looking out onto the Caribbean Sea. It’s a small colonial style hotel built in the 1970s and was in private…

Thrive Aviation:  Las Vegas Private Air Charter Company Profile
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Thrive Aviation: Las Vegas Private Air Charter Company Profile

Private jet operator Thrive Aviation is a growing charter operator based in Las Vegas. They have an expanding fleet of luxury bizjets and openings for type-rated pilots and other staff. They offer a personalized VIP flight charter service, concierge services, and aircraft management. Thrive Aviation is a private aviation company that provides the highest level…

The UK To Maldives Flight Time For Direct And Indirect Flights

The UK To Maldives Flight Time For Direct And Indirect Flights

The UK to Maldives flight time is approximately 11.5 hours depending on which airline you choose and your departure airport. That’s for a direct flight. Some flights stop in the Middle East in Doha, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, to pick up a connecting flight resulting in a flight times of approximately 13-14 hours. You can get…

Escape To Freight Island Manchester – Top Entertainment Venue at Depot Mayfield

Escape To Freight Island Manchester – Top Entertainment Venue at Depot Mayfield

If you’re flying into the north of England or visiting the region by any other means then you’ll want to pay a visit to Escape To Freight Island, Manchester. This converted freight depot has so much going on within it that you would be hard-pressed to see it all in one visit. You may need…

Aerolite Luggage – 9 Tips For Buying, Packing, and Caring for your Suitcase

Aerolite Luggage – 9 Tips For Buying, Packing, and Caring for your Suitcase

Aerolite luggage is one of the best-selling brands among air travelers and it’s not hard to see why. If you’re a frequent flyer then you’re probably always on the lookout for ways to make air travel easier, especially when it comes to packing and lugging around luggage. One thing that might help is if you…

Tiger Moth Flights. Vintage Biplane Flying Experiences
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Tiger Moth Flights. Vintage Biplane Flying Experiences

Tiger Moth flights are wonderful flying experiences. They give you a taste of what it was like to fly during the 1930s when these aircraft first took to the skies, and as a trainee pilot during World War II when they were used to teach ab initio students how to fly. Step away from modern…

11 Facts About Airplanes, Airlines, Air Travel, and Tourism

11 Facts About Airplanes, Airlines, Air Travel, and Tourism

In this post I present you with 11 facts about airplanes, the aviation industry, and air travel. This post was originally a video I made while Britain was in its first lockdown in 2020 and has been updated to reflect the changes since. The measures introduced in response to the coronavirus pandemic devastated economies and…

How solar panels can reduce energy costs for your aircraft hangars

How solar panels can reduce energy costs for your aircraft hangars

In this article, we’ll discuss how solar panels can reduce energy costs for your aircraft hangars. We’ll also talk about some of the key considerations you’ll need to keep in mind when installing solar panels on a hangar, whether it’s at a busy airfield or a remote grass airstrip. Solar panels can be used to…

The Flight Bag – Essential Luggage For Pilots & Passengers
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The Flight Bag – Essential Luggage For Pilots & Passengers

What is a flight bag? A flight bag is a piece of luggage designed specifically for air travel. Flight bags are typically smaller than traditional suitcases and often have multiple compartments and enough storage space to help keep everything organized. They also usually have a shoulder strap or carry handle, which can be helpful when…

Gifts For Flight Attendants – 15 Ideas That Will Be Appreciated

Gifts For Flight Attendants – 15 Ideas That Will Be Appreciated

The best gifts for flight attendants are often those that take into account their busy schedules, long shifts, and varying locations. Sometimes it’s the simple gifts that make all the difference and which are appreciated by the recipient. Others may prefer a more traditional gift that says it with flowers or chocolate. Obviously, you’ll have…

How to choose the right portable urinal for your aviation needs

How to choose the right portable urinal for your aviation needs

A portable urinal provides a convenient and discreet way for pilots to answer that call without leaving their seat or exposing themselves. No, it’s not the most glamorous subject. Portable urinals for aviators isn’t at the top of the list of suitable gifts for pilots, yet they are quite important, particularly for pilots who fly…

The Meaning of ‘Remove Before Flight’ and Examples of Products and Gifts

The Meaning of ‘Remove Before Flight’ and Examples of Products and Gifts

‘Remove before flight’ is a well-known phrase to anyone working in or around aircraft. It’s familiar to not just pilots but all manner of aircrew, flight attendants, aircraft mechanics, flight operations staff, and aviation enthusiasts. Passengers crossing the apron to the awaiting aircraft may have noticed a remove before flight tag flapping in the wind…