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  • Sunset ILS at Southend Airport

    Flying an ILS approach at the edge of night at London’s Southend Airport, during a gusty December evening. Watch as I HAND fly two ILS approaches down to minimums with a 35knot…

  • Under the hood for the RNAV

    After an immediate departure from Stapleford, I fly the RNAV Runway 21 at Lydd under the hood. Another bumpy flight, as we cloud surf our way to Kent before conducting a Non-Precision…

  • Flying through a cold front

    Flying an RNAV approach at the edge of my abilities, through a cold front in IMC conditions into Lydd. Watch as I HAND fly this LNAV approach down to minimums with the…

  • Task Saturation – IMC

    My brain on overload, If you’re a pilot, you’ve probably been there. Here is a quick insight into what it is like to keep the airplane under control, on course and maintaining…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • IFR Jersey to Stapleford

    Epic flight from Jersey to Stapleford, flying across 100 miles of open water in the DA40. Soon after departure we climb through some very thick layers of weather to get to our…

  • IFR Stapleford to Jersey

    210 miles to Jersey in a dramatic IFR flight across 100 miles of water, with turbulence coming out of London, cloud surfing and a danger area crossing service with Plymouth Military before…