Hello from The Flying Reporter

I’m a private pilot, sharing videos of my adventures in the air.
Please check out my latest news, videos, FAQs, or sign up for bonus content. You can also view GPS tracks from past trips, and a list of upcoming flights.

Latest


Engine trouble

I have news from Oscar Romeo’s annual.  The annual is mandatory maintenance to light aircraft, and involves a five day inspection.


Glider ditches in the sea

A glider ditched in the sea off Beachy Head in East Sussex on Saturday 13 October 2018. Gary Ramsdale, a light aircraft pilot, flying overhead reported the emergency to the UK distress and diversion cell on 121.5, thereby ensuring that the Coastguard helicopter knew the precise location.


The following bonus content is currently available to my Early Bird subscribers:

Find out how to sign up here.

Newsletter

Newsletter 27/10/18

There’s some big news about Golf – Oscar Romeo coming soon, my early bird subscribers can read about that already. For others, all will be revealed on Friday 2 November.


About me

About Jon Hunt

Jon Hunt is a BBC regional TV news reporter, and private pilot based in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, UK. A video journalist, Jon films, scripts and edits much of his own material, as well as reporting live from location.


Special features

European adventure

In May 2018 I joined three other aircraft on a five day tour of Europe, flying through France, Italy, Croatia, Slovenia, Austria, Germany and Belgium.