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,...

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...

Speaking at the Royal Aeronautical Society: Ballantyne 2012

Yesterday was an entertaining day – firstly I had the hilarity of commuting into London amid train delays and all manner of tube-related hassle, oh and plenty of rain on the streets (it’s been a while since I’ve been into the big city). I then had the not...