July 14, 2018
My first passenger, 97-year-old pilot Ted Barrett

Who’s sitting next to you?

 ‘Sorry, no, I only take up other pilots.’ Neil was responding to my request to go up in his flexwing one day. ‘Maybe I will make […]
June 29, 2018
Sunset over the River Thames

Never give up on the day

The rain was lashing down. One of those days when you really can’t be bothered to go outside for anything, never mind thinking of flying. But […]
June 15, 2018

In praise of circuits

‘Circuits? You must be mad! Why would I want to do that?’ That was my response the first time my instructor suggested we do some circuits […]
June 1, 2018
Flying over the runway at Gloucester Airport

Top Tips from a Trip

“Twenty-four knots? So? That’s a breeze! I will see you at nine. Don’t be late!” I had tentatively suggested that perhaps it would be too windy […]