Flight Log: Radio Failure at Wycombe Air Park

The weather forecast promised a great flying weekend, and so I quickly booked G-FIGA for a Sunday afternoon trip. I studied the map for destinations that I haven't flown into yet, and settled for Booker Airfield, a.k.a. Wycombe Air Park! Unfortunately there was no (affordable) PA-28 available and we had to go for a small …

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Flight Log: Shobdon

A few weeks ago, after one of my IR(R) lessons, I met my friend Bartosz at the airfield. He said he had G-BAHF booked all afternoon and was planning to do some flying, so I asked him if I could just ride along. We chose Shobdon as our destination, and he would let me fly …

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Flight Log: Coffee and Cake in Nottingham

Preflight Finally the day has come: I had CY booked for 4 hours on a Sunday and the weather turned out to be bloody gorgeous, which meant I could take Evie out to Nottingham for a coffee and a cake! One of my challenges in 2017 is to fly to many new places. I decided to …

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2017 Challenges

Okay, so here's the plan: every year, I'm going to set myself some challenges that I'll try to accomplish in the aviation world. These challenges should reflect my progress in some way, e.g., new flying locations, ratings or aircraft types. So, considering that I'm a bloody beginner, what should be my challenges for this year?