Author: Steve Hoey

With so many distinguished guests joining us at the Affinity aircraft stand this weekend, it is one of the most exciting places to be at RIAT 2017. Of particular note, however, was the visit by Air Marshal Sean Reynolds CBE DFC RAF, who inspected each of the...

Following an exciting week of transiting up through South America, Central America, Northern America, up and over the North Atlantic and down through Greenland, Iceland and Scotland, the first Embraer Phenom 100 is finally here! Supporting the UK Military Flying Training System, the aircraft has been...

Affinity's first Embraer Phenom 100 aircraft is currently on route from the Embraer production facility in Brazil to its new home base in RAF Cranwell. The Multi-Engine Pilot Trainer will be used to deliver UKMFTS training to UK military pilots as part of their progression onto...

After 429 miles, it was time for an active recovery day in the saddle. Taking in the Mendips and crossing into Somerset, the UKMFTS 600 team made steady progress up Burrington Combe and down Cheddar Gorge on their fifth day. Having dealt with temperatures increasing...

Today's ride continued the UKMFTS partnering journey South East, through the Cotswolds and into Bristol - the home of 22 Training Group. It was also the first day we were joined by a guest rider - Col Rich Mawer AAC from 22 Training Group. Another hot...

After an excellent welcome reception into RAF Cranwell yesterday by Affinity colleagues and the College Commandant, the group left behind the Grob 120TPs and Phenoms of Elementary Flying Training and Multi Engine Flying Training in high spirits but facing more high temperatures (mid to high 20's) on...