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  • Cloud Surfing & CB Avoidance

    A challenging flight back to Stapleford with one small cavaet. Dissipating Cumulonimbus. A passing cold front makes for some interesting flying conditions, we end with a sporty crosswind creating some wind-shear for…

  • Bournemouth ILS Runway 08 with DME U/S

    In the latest ‘The Flying VLOG’ – watch me fly the DA40 into Bournemouth Runway 08 using the ILS approach with DME un-serviceable. Full approach with ATC audio included, detailing my experience…

  • Bumpy IFR to Bournemouth

    After some technical issues with the engine start-up we fly a non-scheduled maintenance ferry flight to Bournemouth. Departing late afternoon on what is a rather windy day down to the south coast…

  • Southend Highlapse & Engine tech

    I’ve really struggled to fly lately – snow, airplane tech problems and loss of audio during recording. Here’s some highlights from a quick brief trip to Southend and a problem with the…

  • Stunning coastline departure from Shoreham

    We depart Runway 20 at Shoreham for the very short flight back to London In the latest ‘The Flying VLOG’. We discuss the benefits of Shoreham, including it’s facilities before making a…

  • IFR to Shoreham (Brighton City Airport)

    I fly with Tim to Brighton City Airport, ‘Shoreham’ for the RNAV approach Runway 20. I get to try out the Bose A20 as problems occur with my audio and cameras making…

  • Stephanie’s First GA flight

    In this edition of ‘The Flying VLOG’, I take my colleague & friend Stephanie for a local flight around the east of London. The original plan was for an IFR flight to…

  • First night flight in the DA40

    Here’s my first night flight in the DA40, and the first time at Stapleford so I flew with the examiner for his insightful knowledge for a safer approach. Many dare to fly…

  • Epic General Handling Flight

    Continuing the January theme of currency, in the latest ‘The Flying VLOG’ we practice steep turns, PFLs, EFATOs and discuss the factors and scary thought of a real engine failure with the…

  • Keeping the EASA PPL current

    In the latest ‘The Flying VLOG’ – I talk about 2017, what’s coming up in 2018 and most importantly, keeping my license current with 3 take-offs and 3 landings. Are you subscribed…