Month: June 2018

  • Stunning south coast

    Stunning south coast

    A trip down south Gamston stop-off A short leg west to Retford Gamston to pick up Kev. Gamston flight log Distance flown 50 nautical miles Maximum altitude 3,674 feet Flight time 33 minutes Maximum speed 105 knots Average speed 90 knots Gamston to Lee-on-Solent The best weather we’ve seen so far this year. Lee-on-Solent flight…

  • AeroExpo 2018

    AeroExpo 2018

    Wycombe Air Park Strubby to Wycombe (Booker) The outbound leg was in to a headwind for the entire journey Wycombe flight log Distance flown 120 nautical miles Maximum altitude 4,663 feet Flight time 1 hour 28 minutes Maximum speed 112 knots Average speed 81 knots Wycombe to Strubby The return benefited from a good tailwind.…

  • The Cotswolds

    The Cotswolds

    Kemble & Sywell Strubby to Kemble Ian took the outbound leg under a cloud ceiling of 1,500 feet, which was forecast to improve through the day. Mum got a birthday flypast while out for lunch at Hallaton. Kemble flight log Distance flown 154 nautical miles Maximum altitude 2,326 feet Flight time 1 hour 33 minutes…

  • Flexwing training

    Flexwing training

    Ian’s begun flexwing training Training is with FlyLight out of Northampton Sywell in a Quik GT450. Training flight log Distance flown 47 nautical miles Maximum altitude 4,241 feet Flight time 53 minutes Maximum speed 70 knots Average speed 53 knots