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  • 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…

  • Visiting Kemble

    After carefully studying the weather reports, the satellite-derived radar data I opted to depart for Kemble. Unfortunately, a shortwave must have developed east of the weather and provided an intense IMC experience…

  • 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…

  • 10 Years of Flying

    It’s crazy to think that 10 years ago that I learned to fly, this journey has been amazing. With well over 220 hours, it’s been an experience to remember. From 30th January…

  • 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…

  • Single Pilot Decision Making – Storm Gareth

    In-depth video of single pilot decision making during an extremely wild week for winds in the UK, thus resulting in the cancellation of the flight to Bournemouth I discuss with reference 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…