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By on 02/12/2017

The Rotax Engine Revolution

The Rotax Revolution The introduction of the Rotax 900 series engines starting in the late 80s was a big game-changer in the 2 seater market. These engines were modern four-stroke ...
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The Best 2 Seater Aircraft

There are a lot of exciting and affordable 2 seater aircraft options out there.  These 2 seater aircraft are usually half the initial purchase price and hourly operating costs of ...
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The Best 4 Seater Aircraft

The perfect aircraft for me would be one that cruises fast and lands slow, burns less than 30 litres an hour (diesel or 98), and is cheap to maintain. Being ...
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Flying with Andy – Frequently Asked Questions

Here is a list of Frequently asked Questions Is flying Safe? Do you offer Commercial Flying Services? How likely is a flight to go ahead on the date we plan ...
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A Short List of Places to Live in Australia

After living for 15 years in the Nordics, I am done with cold weather and short days. Finland has been good to me but I want to enjoy my home ...
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The Helsinki Red Full Day Self-guided Bicycle Tour

The Helsinki Red Full Day Self-guided Bicycle Tour (22-35) This tour requires either a bicycle or the use of public transport. It circles the city and takes in some of ...
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The Helsinki Blue Full Day Self-guided Walking Tour

The Helsinki Blue Full Day Self-guided Walking Tour (1-21) Here you will find labeled in blue (1-20) a comprehensive Helsinki self-guided walking tour that should take you the good part ...
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12 Adventurous Summer things to do in Helsinki

If you are visiting Helsinki city in Summer you should almost have the place to yourself. Most Finns head off to their Summer Cottages in the countryside, especially during July ...
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A Family Summer Roadtrip 2019 – Spain to Greece with the Nissan Micra

After successfully circumnavigating the Iberia peninsula (Spain and Portugal) in our Nissan Micra, we decided to start the journey back to Finland with a trip across southern Europe. We visited ...
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Guide to Kids Winter Hobbies in Finland

If like me you have been thrown into parenting in Finland, and are trying to make sense of kids winter hobbies, here is some useful information to get you started ...
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