IFR Flying

A current IR(A) SE/SP PBN with flights operated solely by reference to instruments under Instrument Flight Rules.

European Airways

Flying IFR across Europe & beyond; sharing a real niche on YouTube in the European Airways system.

Flying Adventures

Flying the world (General Aviation style), exploring its best-hidden gems, and educating along the way.

All in 4K Video

Inspiring future aviators with high quality, 4K UHD video from tiny and discreet GoPro’s.

The Flying VLOG

A combination of the latest videos and blog posts from The Flying VLOG.

First Intl IFR trip

Flying across Europe…

After touring some of the UK airports, Newquay, Doncaster, Liverpool & Kemble utilising my Instrument Rating it was time to explore further afield, and with that came crossing international boundaries.    I had amassed 14 hours of experience post IR issue and fancied a challenge.

The plan originally meant a short hop to Amsterdam in early September. This was cancelled, as the event in Utrecht that was originally due to take place in February 2021 was further delayed due to Coronavirus restrictions…

[Read more here]

The IFR Journey

Gaining that Instrument Rating…

My goal has always been to become a fully-fledged airline pilot and ever since that challenging flight back from France in 2018, I’ve really wanted to get the full Instrument Rating.

It was originally hoped that in summer 2020 I would complete the practical elements and the IR skills test, but a delay completing the theory and the COVID-19 Pandemic prevented that from ever happening. This journey really is bumpy…

[Read more here]

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You should Prague-ably visit this beautiful city!
You should Prague-ably visit this beautiful city!
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Work. Save. Travel. Repeat - Hallo Deutschland.
Work. Save. Travel. Repeat - Hallo Deutschland.
2 weeks ago
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2/16
Czech 🇨🇿 me out, I flew to Praha!
Czech 🇨🇿 me out, I flew to Praha!
2 weeks ago
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3/16
Throwback to flying myself to Spain.  Mad....
Throwback to flying myself to Spain. Mad....
3 weeks ago
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4/16
I flew 700nm in a @diamondaircraftind DA40 to Girona, Spain.  I had to visit Barcelona for my 5th country of 2022. #wanderlust
I flew 700nm in a @diamondaircraftind DA40 to Girona, Spain.  I had to visit Barcelona for my 5th country of 2022. #wanderlust
I flew 700nm in a @diamondaircraftind DA40 to Girona, Spain.  I had to visit Barcelona for my 5th country of 2022. #wanderlust
I flew 700nm in a @diamondaircraftind DA40 to Girona, Spain. I had to visit Barcelona for my 5th country of 2022. #wanderlust
1 month ago
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My 4th country of 2022, #wanderlust and making up for lost time.  Pandemic and all... #covid
My 4th country of 2022, #wanderlust and making up for lost time. Pandemic and all... #covid
1 month ago
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6/16
Flew into Belgium yesterday, weather was horrendous so was nice to get on the ground.
Flew into Belgium yesterday, weather was horrendous so was nice to get on the ground.
2 months ago
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7/16
Flew to Rotterdam, for lunch. As you do...
Flew to Rotterdam, for lunch. As you do...
3 months ago
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8/16
Twenty Twenty Two. Its unwrapped...
Twenty Twenty Two. Its unwrapped...
3 months ago
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9/16
First International IFR flight of 2022, and its only January...
First International IFR flight of 2022, and its only January...
6 months ago
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10/16
How did you spend your New Year?
I got up early this morning and had a wonderful view of 8 million sore heads 🤣  Here's to 2022 and many flying memories.....
How did you spend your New Year? I got up early this morning and had a wonderful view of 8 million sore heads 🤣 Here's to 2022 and many flying memories.....
6 months ago
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11/16
Well 2021, that's a wrap...  Or an 🧊 ⛸️
Well 2021, that's a wrap... Or an 🧊 ⛸️
6 months ago
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12/16
Flying into Winter, and it's already freezing 🥶
Flying into Winter, and it's already freezing 🥶
7 months ago
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13/16
On this day 10 years ago I qualified as a Pilot, the greatest achievement in my lifetime.  313 hours 50 minutes and some 411 safe take-offs and landings Now with a fully-fledged Instrument Rating, the world is pretty much my oyster.
On this day 10 years ago I qualified as a Pilot, the greatest achievement in my lifetime.  313 hours 50 minutes and some 411 safe take-offs and landings Now with a fully-fledged Instrument Rating, the world is pretty much my oyster.
7 months ago
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Throwback Thursday, Aviator style..
Throwback Thursday, Aviator style..
8 months ago
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West Coast, Best Coast....?
West Coast, Best Coast....?
8 months ago
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