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  • Getting back up to speed

    Getting back up to speed simulating an airways routing, followed by two ILS approaches into London Southend Airport on a relatively convective summer’s afternoon. We depart Stapleford in the DA40 IFR routing…

  • IFR on top

    It’s quite a beautiful thing where you fly out of the airport environment, realise the weather isn’t exactly ideal for VFR flight and utilising an IMC rating, the dream of soaring above…

  • Early Morning IFR

    An early morning IFR, and with good reason. A warm front extended from an area of low pressure situated almost 2,500 miles away, with some horrendous weather that would herald the start…

  • IFR Sortie #1

    An extended video showcasing how I brief, fly and debrief an IFR flight; flying cross country to complete an RNAV, before diverting to fly and land on an ILS approach as I…

  • Single Pilot IFR & Cambridge RNAV

    A feature length video sharing how I fly single pilot IFR exercising the privileges of an Instrument Rating (Restricted), concluding with an RNAV approach into Cambridge, landing on RWY 05. Single Pilot IFR is…

  • Southend ILS & Debrief

    In this video I fly an ILS into London Southend, landing on Runway 05. The IR(R) requires accuracy down to the recommended 500ft, watch as I attempt the IR(A) height and then…

  • Introduction to the EASA CB-IR

    A comprehensive Q&A video on the EASA competency based instrument rating (CBIR), answering some frequent questions and I’ll explain how I’ll gain this all important rating. Bringing the prospect of some exciting…

  • 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…

  • 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…