A fresh season

Here we go, this is it, the real start of my aerobatic season for 2013. This weekend is the first Intermediate level competition of the year (the first, first competition was cancelled due to a blizzard) and the following weekend yields my first ever, official, proper...

Testing the Smoke

Yesterday, over two and a half months since we grounded ‘KDR to install her new airshow smoke system, the permit to test fly arrived. She is now officially back in the air and the final modification approval will hopefully be winging its way over to me at the...

Modifying a Pitts in the UK: smoke systems!

2013 is a big year for me, not least because at the end of 2012 I gained my authorisation from the CAA to display the Pitts aerobatically. This is a huge step for me, and not one I necessarily thought I’d actually be doing quite so soon. Anyway, it’s...

2012 Year Review

Here we are, late December of 2012. What a year it has been! Firstly, the little red beauty entered my life. The Pitts S1 has completely revolutionised my flying and in turn my life. Learning to own, run and maintain my own aircraft, alongside learning to fly her, has...

Competition vs Display aerobatics

I’ve not been posting much here recently, not because I’m lazy but because I’ve been working hard on building a new website, as well as working harder than ever at my flying. With the competition season over, winter presents a number of options to...
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