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  • Daytrip to Sandown

    On the then, hottest day of the year culminating in the highest maximum temperature of 34.0 °C at Heathrow and Northolt on 29 June. We flew to the Isle of Wight for…

  • Night-stop in Le Touquet

    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…

  • The most challenging flight so far & real diversion

    By far the most challenging flight that a single pilot can face, an unexpected change of plans mid-flight. A planned flight from Dinard France, after a long weekend away to Stapleford Aerodrome,…

  • The longest flight so far

    The longest flight so far takes us from Stapleford Aerodrome, UK to Dinard, France on the start of a weekend away. After many months in the planning and a few days of…

  • Weekend in Saint-Malo

    A special edition of The Flying VLOG with a long weekend away in France including plenty of adventures in flying. Firstly the longest flight I’ve completed to date; in relatively gusty conditions.…

  • Newquay Weekender 2017

    One aeroplane, one pilot, lots of planning, severe storm winds, fog and heavy rain, 3 lads and a Cornish Pasty. What a trip, and what a weekend. The accumulation of 4 flights…

  • Gloucester to Stapleford

    After just over 40 minutes re-fuelling and re-checking the aircraft for this final part of our weekend we headed back to Stapleford, after almost 72 hours from home. Are you subscribed to…

  • Newquay to Gloucester

    After what was a beautiful 28 hours in Newquay, overnight fog cleared and lifted in this hot Summers day for our flight(s) back to London. Are you subscribed to The Flying VLOG…

  • Gloucester to Newquay

    After a miserable night of weather in the South West of England, night stopping us in Gloucester; we decided to make the 173 mile flight to Newquay, and after some intense deliberation…

  • Stapleford to Gloucester

    A fairly satisfying afternoon IFR flight to Gloucester. The initial plan was to fuel and go, but as you can see the further west we flew the more the weather deteriorated. Storm…