Welcome to The Flying VLOG

I started out flying when I was just 16 years old, and some 11 years later I am now sharing videos weekly in the brand 'The Flying VLOG'. I will be showcasing my increased skills through Guidance Materials and the CB-IR to promote General Aviation Safety as a Pilot.
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  • Visiting Zurich

    Introduction – It’s always been a dream to fly to bigger airports, this time a country I’ve never visited; Switzerland. There were two choices to choose from that I fancied for my…

  • A thousand-mile journey to the edge of Europe

    Introduction – After cancelling Hamburg in April, it was time to plan the first big trip of the year. Whilst originally we would repeat last year’s trip to Prague & Erlangen, we…

  • Golze In-Flight Weather

    Introduction – Golze Engineering is the leading supplier of Worldwide in-flight satellite weather products. Since 2012 it has used satellite technology to bring live weather data to European and Worldwide cockpits. ADS-B…

  • Implementing SOPs

    What are SOPs? Firstly what are SOPs? Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) are simply a specific way of getting things done and maintaining a steady consistent process, breaking down the most complex scenarios…

  • The Simplicity of IFR

    Despite the early morning delays in London Control – Sector 23 (Bristol), a few shortcuts and a fairly simple IFR flight show the simplicity of conducting IFR versus VFR. The Instrument Rating…

  • Flying IFR for McDonald’s

    There is no better adventure! A double flight vlog: First with a very early morning IFR trip in the London TMA to McDonald’s for breakfast, closely followed by a second flight for…

  • CAT1 departure from France

    IFR conditions on departure at Le Touquet provided a challenge before a quick flight in the airways to Southend for an ILS approach into the UK.     The first time I’d flown in…

  • The most changeable weather…

    January in Europe is influenced by Marine – Mild Winter Climate. The perfect combination to try out a wide range of challenging weather conditions. Here’s a short flight to Le Touquet where…

  • Diverted due fog?

    With the weather forecast to deteriorate very quickly over the London area, we make a quick dash for the UK. As we fly back, we have to fly an expected ILS into…

  • Delayed Departure

    With an RVR of 350 meters at the destination and poor visibility and low clouds in the London Airports, my decision-making skills were put to the absolute limit. Whilst I could have…