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  • HARD IMC & TURBULENCE

    IFR flight to Exeter in September through an Occluded front; with an extremely turbulent departure from Stapleford and some hard IMC. Was the Continuous Descent Approach a Fluke? 😉 And finally, the…

  • 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…

  • After the Summer storms had passed

    The Summer Storms had arrived after a few weeks of hot and sunny weather exceeding 35 °C in the south-east of England. After they had passed we elected to fly a short…

  • New Avionics

    After a much-anticipated wait, this video we premier what is most likely to be one of the first Diamond DA40’s in Europe sporting a fully approved ASPEN Evolution 2000 MAX, fully supplemented…

  • Solo through the Cold Front

    Join me as we fly the DA40 on a short hop from Bournemouth to Stapleford kicking off 2020 with a bumpy and intense flight through a cold front in occasional full-IMC conditions.…

  • 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…