A season of ups and downs

A season of ups and downs

2014 has been a big year for me, the ups and downs not limited to my activities in the skies. It would be easy to dwell on the downs, but frankly the season has been far too good to me to do that. I’ve met yet more amazing people, gained more great friends, inspired...

Tailslides and Torque Rolls

Flashes of inspiration and feelings of inadequacy are overwhelming. Total focus leading to a complete knowledge that I am embracing an instant of true unknown although I do know what’s meant to happen. I understand the physics, I’ve even felt it before,...

Living the dream and becoming an airshow pilot

Sunday the 9th of June was the date of the Welshpool Airshow. A small, intimate affair featuring some big names – the BBMF gave a fantastic and moving display with the Lancaster, Hurricane and Spitfire in commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the Dambusters...

A Competitive Streak

This time next week (assuming the weather plays ball) I’ll be off over at Fenland Airfield to compete for the McAully Trophy – the last competition before the British Nationals. Of course, it’s always in the back of my mind that I’d like to...