Subtitled ‘Serious About Flying’, the publication is aimed at pilots and aviation enthusiasts with an editorial mix that is also pitched to attract ‘industry’ readers and advertisers. Regular features include aviation product surveys. African Pilot is the second largest aviation magazine in South Africa by copy sales with an audited circulation. Run by a professional photographer, layout and presentation is to a good standard and the company also markets its ‘contract publishing’ skills to embrace exhibition guides to brochures, leaflets and branded calendars.
An A4 sized, full colour monthly magazine, African Pilot’s January 2011 issue was 112 pages plus cover. Eight issues were published in the first year, starting with the December 2001/January 2002 issue. From the February 2002 issue the magazine has appeared monthly.