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.

Gliding at Lasham

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Fed-Ex Diversions – Memphis 2003

A great little time-lapse video of aircraft approaching Memphis with thunderstoms in the area:

Annemasse

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

Parked at Annemasse

Sailing with the Phantom

Preparing for the Round The Island Race 2014:

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 […]

Phantom in the Rain

A short flight over Marlow in the rain.

DJI Phantom 2 Vision+

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New toy: DJI Phantom 2 Vision+ with gyro-stabilised camera. Confused? Let go of the controls and it comes to a GPS hover. WiFi signal lost? (800m). It flies back to the start point and lands. Wonderful fun. Each battery lasts about 25 minutes (get three!).

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Rules to Fly By

These do the rounds on the internet from time to time.

Pilots are people who fly aircraft for other people who can’t fly. Passengers are people who say they fly, but really just ride Fighter Pilots are steely-eyed, weapons systems managers who kill bad people and break things. However, they can also be very charming […]