Video – A Day Trip to France

Lunch in Honfleur with friends

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Trip Report (Historical) – South Africa to the UK, September 1998

I bought my A36 Bonanza in July 1998 in South Africa when the currency was having one of its periodic falls. I wrote up the story of the ferry flight for Aero Africa magazine (RIP), and have just found it again. For the full story, see my A36 Blog.

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To Annemasse with Jane

Flying from Fairoaks EGTF to Annemasse LFLI in the Bonanza. Includes some VFR flying in the Portes du Soleil ski area in France (Morzine, St Jean d’Aulps, Grande Terche).

More Bonanza stuff at GZLOJ.net

Day Trip to Deauville

For lunch…

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Flying to the Alps

April 2015: flying from Fairoaks to Friedrichshafen EDNY for Aero Expo and on to Annemasse LFLI.

IV Sqn Logo on G-ZLOJ Tail

IV Sqn RAF

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Aspen Installed

New Panel

Aspen 1000 Pro

There’s a little tidying up to do, but it’s pretty much complete!

More photos at gzloj.net

Air to Air

A36 Air to Air

In formation with a Stearman at the Virgin Atlantic Fly-In at Compton Abbas in September.

More photos on my A36 blog.

Annemasse

A quick trip to Annemasse (LFLI) in the A36. More photos at GZLOJ.net

Parked at Annemasse

A36 to Mali Losinj

For our first big trip in the A36 we flew from Denham (EGLD) near London, to Mali Losinj (LDLO) Croatia, for the EuroGA.org fly-in.

While there I took the chance to fly the DJI Phantom 2 Vision+ quadcopter – some footage is included here.

A36 to Croatia

The Bonanza is finally airworthy! The engine has been zero-timed and we’ve replaced the Garmin GNS530 with a Garmin GTN750. Also added are an ADL120 datalink weather box and a PMA8000BT Bluetooth Audio panel.

For our first major trip we joined the EuroGA.org fly-in to Mali Losinj in Croatia. Strong headwinds gave us a 6 […]

A36 Weight & Balance

A36 W & B

I’ve updated my Weight & Balance spreadsheet for the A36 Bonanza (with Osborne tip tanks). This is the Apple Numbers 3 version and will run on a Mac or iOS device. I’ve added “standard items”, such as spares, bags, aircraft cover, and you can select whether the item is on […]