Today’s Pilot

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Key Facts

Availability: News-stand
Issues / Year: 12
ISSN: xxxx-xxxx
First Year: 2000
Last Year: 2011
Publisher: Key Publishing Ltd
Country: United Kingdom
Language: English
Main Genre: private
Aviation Only? Yes
Current Status: Ceased

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‘Today’s Pilot’ was a late comer to the field of General Aviation magazines, only being launched in October 2000. Since then it had established itself as a popular magazine within the recreational flying community. Aimed primarily at the modern private pilot, it covers a wide range of aviation activities, from gliders to ultralights and from kitplanes to light twins. Each issue included a full round-up of GA news, an aircraft flight test, aircraft surveys, product reviews, plus regular features on training, navigation, technical issues, meteorology and aircraft systems. The emphasis for many of the articles was on information for student pilots, rather than already qualified flyers.
A glossy A4 size magazine, ‘Today’s Pilot’ was exceptionally well illustrated, using high-quality colour photography.

Publishing History

First issue dated November 2000. Published monthly until 2011 by Key Publishing Ltd. In January 2011 the title was brought by Archant Specialist, the publishers of ‘Pilot’ magazine, and ceased publication after the March 2011 issue. The editorial content was absorbed into subsequent issues of ‘Pilot’ magazine.
The editor was Dave Unwin.

Contents/Issues Produced

Volume 1 No. 1 November 2000 to Volume 12 No.5 March 2011.

Digital Access

The copyright for ‘Today’s Pilot’ passed from Key Publishing to Archant Specialist when they brought the magazine in January 2011. There are no known plans for making this title available in digital/PDF format, either online or via DVD. There are no issues available on Issuu.

Special Issues

No stand-alone special issues were produced.

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