A few weeks later, we finally set off for Newquay. I think we had, had this route planned for over a year but the weather kept stopping us. There was a lull in the strong winds that meant that the 2 legs should be fairly similar time wise. A few weeks earlier we had attempted […]Continue Reading →
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At last, Spring has sprung and the weather seems to be improving. Recently the wind and cloud had worked together to keep me flying locally. At one point I found that I was flying for the first time in 28 days (my club’s limit) and I certainly knew it. A rather sloppy circuit! A fortnight […]Continue Reading →
The first signs of spring beckoned. It was beautifully warm and the sun was shining. We decided to take our first trip to Compton Abbas this year. It really is my favourite airfield and we hadn’t been there since late last summer. Before we left Fairoaks one of the instructors had just told an IMC […]Continue Reading →
Really needed the IMC training today. Having missed out on a trip yesterday, due to low cloud, we set off for Compton Abbas [EGHA]Continue Reading →
Great to see this Polly Vacher parked up at Compton Abbas [EGHA]. Polly Vacher MBE is a very remarkable lady, a mother of three children at 50 when she learned to fly. By 60 she had flown solo around the World twice, landing on all seven continents. On July 31 Polly completed her tour of […]Continue Reading →