Aerobatics practice…

I flew solo aeros for the first time in months this weekend. The Citabria climbs soooo much better with nobody else on board! The flight was to run through a few portions of the 2016 Club Sequence. I flew a loop, into a half cuban followed by a stall turn into a roll. I’m getting…

Aerobatics Rating Test

I finally completed my aeros rating test on 11 September 2016. I flew first with CFI Dave, flying individual manoeuvres, spins and then a sequence. After this was complete we dropped into Oaksey Park, popped 10 litres in each tank and I took off alone to fly the sequence (loop, hammerhead, half cuban, roll) followed…

Draycott Farm

After months of not doing much flying due to my girlfriend and I buying our first house, I’m finally back exploring local strips. I kicked off 2016’s farmstripping by flying about 15 minutes South East of Oaksey to Draycott Farm, a strip that I have always wanted to visit. I first remember seeing it on…

Oaksey Park

Oaksey is the airfield where Freedom’s Citabria is based, just outside the Kemble zone to the South East. Whilst not a ‘farm strip’ in the traditional sense, it still is a privately owned airfield that most PPL flyers won’t ever know much about. The runways are in excellent condition but there are various things to…