September 11, 2018
Ted at Old Warden

When things go wrong

Eighteen months ago, I was so thrilled to have passed my aircraft technical exam with a fantastic 88%, I crowed about it on social media. One […]
September 3, 2018
There's a big black cloud behind me!

Fun, flying and facing the fear

“You haven’t mentioned the fun factor for some time now,” my sister commented. She was right. “Thrilling, exciting, all those things, but what about just plain […]
August 24, 2018
Plot your route on a map, as well as your GPS

Flying from A to B

Triangles of velocities? Forget them. They got you through your navigation exam, but your GPS is what you’ll use to keep on track. Now you have […]
August 10, 2018
Flying near the Thames

How to fill that cup of experience

Dan and I were sitting in the aeroplane once, watching the dance of the windsock. Headsets on, buckled in and warming the engine. “What do you […]