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...

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...

End of the 2012 Competition Season

The last aerobatic competition of the year has now been and gone, with me once again having a bit of a ‘brain fart’ and missing out on a win simply due to a momentary lack of concentration. It’s a shame, but everything is experience, and this time...

Stepping up

06:45 “Ugh”. I am not a morning person at all. In fact I really think mornings should be banned from the working day, hence my initial reaction upon being woken up by the alarm was not one of “yes! Competition day!” but more of an overwhelming reluctance and a desire...

Flying at Intermediate

After all the hubbub of the Nationals was over and I’d spent some time away working, it came to mind that perhaps I should be pushing myself to learn more rather than just play the perfection game with the Standard level figures, hence my attention lately has...