Flying

Aero Expo 2018

The Flying Reporter visits his first Aero Expo at Wycombe Air Park.






Video: Leicester to Biggin Hill with my son

My son and I diverted to Leicester on our way back from Sherburn in Elmet after he fell ill due to the turbulence.  We weren’t able to complete our journey for another 3 days because of bad weather.


Biggin Hill Airport gives notice to training schools

Biggin Hill Airport has told the three based flying schools there, that their leases will not be renewed.  This effectively means that ab-initio training at the aerodrome will cease in six months’ time. 


Video: Windshear on short-final

After an ILS approach to Biggin Hill’s runway 21, I encountered challenging wind shear on short-final.  Watch how I handled it.


New video: Difficult IFR flight

I finally managed to get airborne after six weeks stuck on the ground due to the weather.  There was a lot of low cloud around, but as the air temperature had warmed, it was suitable to fly IMC.