On Friday 6 September I finally completed something that I’d always wanted to do, land an aircraft that I was flying myself on the 3 kilometres of tarmac at RAF Fairford. My first experience of landing at the airbase was in July 2003 on board a British Airways Boeing 747-400, with my father as co-pilot….
The idea of using a pressure washer to clean your pride and joy might raise some eyebrows. However, I was pleasantly surprised to find a way of washing our aeroplane quickly, whilst not risking paintwork or skin and all without being anywhere near a wall socket or tap. The situation will be familiar to many…
A flying visit to one of the Cotswold’s best pubs.
On a sunny but blustery day in August I was very lucky to be taken for a trip in an R44; only my third experience in a helicopter! I was meeting ‘Instagram friend’ Rachel at our strip. Our plan was to fly the RV up to Wellesbourne before jumping into a helicopter and flying to…
Writing in the sky with help from NATS.
Two of the coolest looking dudes around.
A flight to remember, as the Red Arrows pass 1,000ft below.
Italy was the theme for the first of the main season Coffee & Classics event at The Classic Motor Hub.
Kiwis bring in new task-relevant approach to assessing pilot’s colour vision.
Learning to not fight the landing