Month: April 2018

  • Solo circuits

    Solo circuits

    A lovely flying day The UK is enjoying a mini-heatwave. Clear skies, little wind and temperature approaching 20 degrees was too good to miss. Although there was a slight crosswind favouring runway 26, it was negligible, so 08 was chosen to practice flatter approaches (not possible over the village and hangars into 26). Circuit 1…

  • Solo local flight

    Solo local flight

    Best weather for many days The forecasted better weather never materialised over the weekend, so the Corby Sunday lunch was postponed. Monday dawned cloud free with a temperature above 13 degrees, so Ian made the most of the opportunity and took a quick flight north and south before returning to Strubby. Flight log

  • Back in the sky!

    Back in the sky!

    We’re back and raring to go. With the annual service and check completed, we picked up G-LTFB and returned to Strubby to refuel. The weather looking good for the day, we decided to make a quick trip to an old favourite – Peterborough Conington. Flight log Awful headwind – never got above 75 knots all…