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  • Flying IFR with ICING RISK

    Flying IFR in winter isn’t without risk, and weather avoidance makes it even more challenging. With an early left turn out of the airways system, due to CBs and severe icing risk.…

  • IFR for Whitby’s

    TA short IFR Airways flight to Doncaster Sheffield for some Whitby’s Fish & Chips. The London TMA is getting busier and busier. We conduct an ILS/DME onto Runway 20 into DSA/EGCN after…

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    Planning the Daventry Corridor

    Introduction – Barely a few days had passed and I was already planning my next IFR trip.  I had a mental list of all the people that I had previously turned down…

  • First IFR Trip

    It’s finally happened! I am now a qualified Instrument Rated Pilot, and this is where the hard work now happens, in the airways. Welcome aboard this first IFR trip (solo). Flying IFR…

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    Planning the first IFR

    The Original plan changed – Once I finished my Instrument Rating training, I had booked the aircraft over the weekend and the original plan was to fly the aircraft somewhere, although I…

  • Nowhere near perfect

    The return of The Flying VLOG with a video that took place before the Instrument Rating training, in a very steep learning curve before it got even steeper. It really is nowhere…

  • IAPs at Southampton

    Probably for the first time in many many years, General Aviation is welcomed back to Southampton International Airport. After completing 2x IAPs at Southampton a surprise is in store for a first-time…

  • 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…

  • 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…