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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…

  • 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…

  • Single Pilot Decision-Making – Weather Diversion

    In-depth video with unseen footage of single pilot decision making on an international flight from Dinard, France to Stapleford, UK. This flight was by far the most challenging, but in hindsight one…

  • 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.…

  • A year flying the Diamond Star DA40

    The Flying VLOG! A year flying the Diamond Star – DA40 – with it’s responsive handling and unrivalled visibility. An efficient low wing 4 seat composite airplane, G-ZANY uses Jet-A1 fuel and…

  • 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…