People sometimes ask me how many types I have flown, or flown in. I have made a list (click on attached PDF) that distinguishes between types taken off and landed and/or flown solo; aircraft where I have handled the controls in flight; and those flown in only as a passenger.
There is a mix of light aircraft and gliders in the first group, light aircraft and helicopters in the second group and (mainly) airliners, executive aircraft and balloons in the last category.
The gallery below includes a few highlights.
[…] aeronautical engineer and prolific aviation author with stick time in over forty aircraft types, Ron Smith regaled me with a series of mesmerising stories (hedge-hopping in a Gazelle in Germany, flying the […]