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What are the EADS Socata TBM850, Eclipse 500, Gulfstream G150 or the Aermacchi M346 like to fly? Our test pilots, Peter Collins and Mike Gerzanics, have been there and got the t-shirt.

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FLIGHT INTERNATIONAL FLIGHT TESTS
Article
Manufacturer
Aircraft type
Issue date
Test pilot
Fast learner Pilatus PC-21 2 December 2008 Peter Collins
One stop warrior Alenia Aermacchi M346 18  July
2006
Peter Collins
Propelled to success EADS
Socata
TBM 850 1 July
2006
Peter Collins
Low cost jet set
Eclipse Aviation
500
2 June
2006
Mike Gerzanics
Space Machine
Gulfstream
G150
8 February 2006
Mike Gerzanics
Korea high
Korean Aerospace Industries  
T-50
21 February 2006
Peter Collins
No place to hide Seabird Avaition Seeker 15 November 2005
Peter Collins
Hard to beat Piaggio
Aero
P180 Avanti II
01 November 2005
Peter Collins
Light Sport challenge
Flight
Design
Evektor
Tecnam
CT-SW
SportStar
Sierra
19 July
2005
Peter Collins
A better Texan
Texan
T-6B
4
January 2005
Mike Gerzanics
Glass act
Cessna
Skylane 182
14
December 2004
Mike Gerzanics
Heir apparent
Gulfstream

G450
23 November 2004
Mike Gerzanics
Mid size marvel
Cessna

Sovereign
5 October 2004
Mike Gerzanics
Power of one Pilatus

PC-12
21 September 2004
Mike Gerzanics
No small measure
Lockheed Martin

C-130J 24
August 2004
Mike Gerzanics
Filling the gap
Bombardier
Learjet 40
18 May 2004
Mike Gerzanics
Dakota skies  Douglas  Dakota DC-3 22 
December 2006

 Peter Collins

Birthday 
Bonanza
Beechcraft G36 10 April 
2007
Mike 
Gerzanics
Bridging the gap Alenia 
Aermacchi
M-311 8 May
2007
Peter
Collins
Amazon 
Warrior
Embraer EMB-314 26 March
2002
Mike
Gerzanics
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