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  • Recapping the VOR DME

    After almost two months of no flying, it was time to recap on the VOR DME ARC into London Biggin Hill Airport. I bring along a very well trained pilot with thousands…

  • The 90 day rule

    Having not flown since early January, it was time to check if I was legal to fly. PART-FCL and the 90 day rule applies. Here is a quick insight into what I…

  • Overhead Departure from Biggin Hill

    After a brief stop at London Biggin Hill Airport, we depart IFR at Sunset via the overhead. Follow through the whole departure sequence from startup to airborne. I am joined by two…

  • VOR DME ARC into Biggin Hill

    A close call with an opposite direction Helicopter and developing those all important Instrument Flight skills flying the VOR DME ARC into London Biggin Hill Airport. For myself, the only time I’ve…

  • First Sunset of 2019

    What a day to get in the logbook. New Year’s Day for a Brewers Fayre and a beautiful flight back to London at Sunset. It really is amazing what you can do…

  • IFR to Norwich on New Year’s Day

    Flying IFR through a relatively weak cold front on New Year’s day to Norwich International in Norfolk, UK. This flight involved flirting with the icing range, and developing my skills for the…

  • ILS into Norwich

    Trying out the NEW GoPro 7 into Norwich, with an ILS approach for Runway 27. After a brief IFR flight from Stapleford on New Years day it was time to complete the…

  • Pilot review 2018

    Wow! Where did 2018 go? Here’s a year end summary of what really does feel like one huge blur! It’s been a hugely tough year personally, but it’s not enough to shadow…

  • Pilot mistake landing at night

    Another flight! Another mistake! This time incorrect flap configuration for landing the DA40 and failing to discover it till in the flare, all at night… After flying some IFR circuits at London…

  • 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…