July 14, 2018
Who's sitting next to you? Read about why it's worth considering who you take up as a passenger as a new pilot, and how they can affect your flying.

Who’s sitting next to you?

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 […]
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
A perspective on runways

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 […]