Propwash: interesting stories by pilots for pilots and their friends.

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Latest Edition of Propwash

March 2022

Jump into 2022


It’s been a busy 2021 despite COVID. We had a record number of 24 first solos.


Our skies were really busy especially on one Saturday we had more than 100 skydivers, Bobcat Formation, commercial flights and students flying that morning. I was totally caught by surprise when some daredevil skydivers jumped nude! Some jumped for the very first time from a helicopter. Affinity Aviation did a good job getting them all into action systematically and safely.


I did enjoy this edition of Propwash as we had different aspects of aviation, so I hope you will enjoy it too.


Congratulations to Bruce Dunlop, Pilot of the Year 2021 and Steve Schwartz, Student Pilot of the Year 2021.


Businesses are now invited to advertise on Propwash. Your ad and article get a bigger boost with another magazine Brilliant- Online too, for free. So for HDFC members, that is a huge bonus to reach out to a total of 50,000 readers.


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Happy Flying,

Veronica Lind,

Editor, Marketing and Communications for HDFC

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Veronica Lind, Editor, Marketing and Communications for HDFC

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