January 13, 2022
Building a new fuselage for a Fournier RF6B
Certification issues prompt the build of a new fuselage for the Fournier RF6B. However, the project turns out to be far more complicated than envisioned...
September 9, 2021
The sporty yet frugal RF4D offers ‘aerobatics for peanuts,’ says Bob Grimstead, our Fournier owner/display pilot, writing about the aviation love of his life.
May 21, 2021
April marked 100th birthday of the original promoter of green aviation, René Fournier; Bob Grimstead charts the history of his influence
March 31, 2021
Bob Grimstead continues his recovery of the Fournier RF6B by reflecting on its chequered history and transporting it home...
February 25, 2021
Covid-19 has hit the commercial aviation business exceptionally hard - 9 professional pilots tell their stories...
February 13, 2021
Our serial Fournier rebuilder and enthusiast finds his perfect aerobatic two-seater - or so it seems...
July 30, 2015
… or an old dog learns a few new tricks: there’s more to flying such manoeuvres in close company than you might think
July 3, 2015
Designed by ex-Supermarine man John Isaacs, the scale replica that is as pleasurable to fly as the original Hawker fighter of the 1930s
June 29, 2015
A nagging feeling turns out to be justified when an aircraft suffers a huge loss in power immediately after takeoff, as Bob Grimstead recalls…