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  • When some aspects go WRONG…

    An extremely bumpy departure from Nuremberg in the Diamond DA40, an RNP into a very bumpy Baden-Baden Karlsruhe and some decisions on my planning go absolutely wrong. Luckily the planning aspects were…

  • Heading to Bavaria IFR for Beer

    After a brief stay in Prague, we head to Nuremberg Airport, the second busiest airport in Bavaria for the nearby annual beer festival, Bergkirchweih in the nearby University city Erlangen. Summer has…

  • Intense IFR to Prague

    A routine IFR flight to Prague encountered thunderstorms, then a lengthy period of frontal IMC beyond the ceiling capabilities of the aircraft, and various icing issues as we navigate into Prague Ruzyně,…

  • Prague & Erlangen

    Introduction – For many years I’ve wanted to join Erlangen Bergweich, which is one of the oldest festivals in Germany. Like Oktoberfest with better weather. With the previous two years cancelled due…

  • Flying IFR to Spain

    Introduction – With the restrictions in the UK almost gone for over a year, and most of Europe now fully open my head turned towards a long-distance flight, with the original destination…

  • Night-stop in Le Touquet

    Flying to Le Touquet from Stapleford for the night, with a reputation as the most elegant holiday resort of northern France, this chic French resort offers plenty to do, and it’s only…