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.

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]

Le Touquet, France

Night-stop in chic French resort

Flying to Le Touquet from Stapleford for the night, with a reputation as the most elegant holiday resort of northern France, this chic French resort offers plenty to do, and it’s only 1 hours flight from London.

We fly back the day after with some complex weather making planning and flying in heavy rain a different kind of challenge. General Aviation really does make it… [Read more here]

  • by pilotrobbie 6 months ago
    Today is  #worldpilotsday  - its the day we all celebrate this marvellous achievement that is flight. Its shaped who I
  • by pilotrobbie 4 weeks ago
    Take me back to the Sun ☀️
  • by pilotrobbie 3 months ago
    Fridays are for flying...
  • by pilotrobbie 7 months ago
    The most effective way to do it, is to fly it✈️
  • by pilotrobbie 7 months ago
    Doing my bit for the  @nhsenglandldn 
  • by pilotrobbie 3 weeks ago
    Flew on this specific aircraft exactly 5 years ago....
  • by pilotrobbie 6 months ago
    It's the start of Instrument Rating flying! ✈
  • by pilotrobbie 3 months ago
    You have to fly the world to really explore it ✈ ☀️
  • by pilotrobbie 1 day ago
    A solid pre-flight check before the 2hrs 20 minutes back to London.
  • by pilotrobbie 4 months ago
    Always looking for the Cape of Good Hope....
  • by pilotrobbie 8 months ago
    Happy I've flown safely for 11 years ✈
  • by pilotrobbie 6 months ago
    Can't catch flights, not feelings. Drink beer instead....
  • by pilotrobbie 3 months ago
    Mallorca Beach'
  • by pilotrobbie 4 months ago
    Nothing compares! Nothing ❤✈
  • by pilotrobbie 6 months ago
    "Airspeed, altitude, and brains. Two are always needed to successfully complete the flight."
  • by pilotrobbie 2 months ago
    The best passengers I've had for my first IFR Solo in the  @natsaero  London TMA...
  • by pilotrobbie 4 months ago
    Well I've done it. The dream of flying in the airways with airliners. Not just once but twice today ✈☀️
  • by pilotrobbie 1 month ago
    Racking up the hours, flying through 300 hours experience ✈
  • by pilotrobbie 1 month ago
    That Friday flight feeling...
  • by pilotrobbie 3 months ago
    The world's newest Qualified Instrument Rated Pilot...