Archive

2013

08/10/2013

Women In Aviation – Infographic

With more and more women taking to the cockpit we have looked at some of the key moments for women in aviation. From Amelia Earhart to Liu Yang, this infographic shows that when it comes to aircraft, it is definitely not just a mans world. Here at Flightstore, although we pride ourselves on selling the best Pilot Shirts, Alpha Industries UK and Aviator Sunglasses around, we also love celebrating key moments in aviation history and our latest infographic is definitely an eye opener for those that associate the world of... Read More

27/03/2013

Top Gifts for Aviation Lovers

Finding the right pilot gift can be tricky; this is why we have put together a dedicated aviation gifts section that offers everything you could possibly need to put a smile on the face of the pilot in your life. Whether you are looking for a fun novelty item or something sentimental, we have handpicked some of the finest gifts available to buy online today. Cufflinks If you are celebrating a birthday, promotion or other life milestone, what better way to mark it than with a pair of cufflinks? Pilots... Read More

27/02/2013

How to Pick Your Perfect Pilot Headset

The headset is one of the most important items that a pilot needs when in the cockpit therefore it is important that your chosen pair matches your individual needs. Whether you fly professionally or as a hobby, Flightstore offer a range of headsets from top name brands such as Sennheiser and David Clark to buy online. If you are looking to upgrade your current set or are planning on purchasing your first pair, follow our top tips to find the perfect match. The actual noise technology used within your headphones... Read More

Fit to Fly Part 4: Medical Checklist

  Fit to Fly Part 4: Medical Checklist   Once of the most important aspects of PPL Training is the medical examination as all pilots must hold a valid medical certificate in order to fly. There are three different types of medicals   1. JAR Class 1 Medical (carried out at CAA Gatwick for commercial pilots) 2. JAR Class 2 Medical (requires a local CAA approved medical examiner) 3. NPPL Medical (can be carried out by your own GP)   The type of PPL licence you choose to apply for... Read More