The Aerostars team summer 1999 trip to Evora Portugal.
Mark Jefferies flew with the Aerostars (and coined the team name in 1998) in formation positions3, 5, 6 & 7. This being right side and in box. Currently Marks team the Global Stars flies Extras in shows World wide. For more detailed video and booking information for the show go to www.aerostars.co.uk
For your wedding have you seen the “love heart in the sky” or smiling sky? Mark can give you these along with a world class aerobatic display at your wedding. Not as expensive as you might first think.
Ian Astles kindly edited this video filmed at the last open day and air show at Panshangar before closure on 14th September 2014. The aerodrome was once home to the very successful North London Flying School (a trading name of East Herts Flying School), which offered Fixed-Wing PPL, instructor and aerobatics training. The club had approx 12,000 members entitling use of the cafe.
Originally filmed in 3D Britain and Ireland from the air by helicopter. The opening scenes of this ITV program feature Mark flying over the dams of Derbyshire. BRITAIN AND IRELAND FROM THE SKY Produced by Bigger Pictures & Widescreen Broadcast Group for Sky Atlantic and Sky 3D Conception and Script by Darren Bender – Executive Producer Darren Bender – Executive Producer Jason Shepherd – Director of Photography Jeremy Braben – With Help From Helicopter Pilot Ian Evans,
“We chose Mark Jefferies to open our series because his displays are not just the best I’ve seen, but also because above you with his plane he tells a story filled with emotion, risk, danger and joy.” – DB
In 2011 Ansan Korea saw the Global Stars team of YAK 50’s . The team was lead by Rolandas Paksas former Prime Minister and President of Lithuania with fellow countrymen Robertas Noreika and Algimantas Zentelis wing men and Mark Jefferies flying box. Antanas Marciukaitis chief engineer and test pilot. 438,000 people visited the show over 6 days.
During May 2014 the Global Stars shipped 4 Extras to Zhuhai, China for the launch of the Skoda Octavia. Team leader Tom Cassells, Nr2, John Taylor, Nr 3 Mark Jefferies, Nr4 Chris Burkett. The Global Stars team ( www.airdisplays.com ) is owned by Mark Jefferies and specialists in display flying anywhere in the World.
Mark Jefferies Extra 330SC display at final day of Panshanger Aerodrome before closure 14/09/2014. History of Panshanger Aerodrome:
During WW2 the airfield was used by the RAF for training purposes and subsequently named RAF Holwell Hyde where No. 1 Elementary Flying School, equipped with Tiger Moth biplane trainers
Global Stars. We are a team of British aerobatic champions past and present flying air shows World over. All aircraft carry the new “dotty smoke” systems adding to the dynamic nature of the air show.
Mark Jefferies – Sakhir, Bahrain BIAS 2014 This is an exceptional edit with on-board cameras on the Extra 300L. As the G forces come on you can see Mark taking a breath and tensing against the 7.5G during the pull outs at 200 feet. The roll rate is clearly experienced along with the stunning scenery.
Mark Jefferies – Avalon, Australia 2013 flying the Extra 330LX of Awesome Aviation, Perth. The Australian International Airshow from February 26th to 3rd March 2013. The last time I flew at Avalon was in 1997 with the YAK 52. This was the one of the most hot and humid shows I’ve ever flown at, every pull to or from the vertical sweat dripped from my nose!
Mark Jefferies – Pylon race “red bull” style in Finland Air race – Sami Kontio Air Challenge 2012 is taking place at Jyväskylä Airport (EFJY) this weekend 19th & 20th August… Its like a Red Bull Air Race with a 4 minute freestyle aerobatic contest – all points are added up to get a winner… it’s certainly challenging but great fun dodging the pylons – I’m looking forward to it.
Mark Jefferies – Lt Gransden Children in Need 2012
Mark Jefferies – Sakhir, Bahrain Air Display 2012
Mark Jefferies – CNN interview
Mark Jefferies – Air Display at Volkel in de Wolken Airshow 2011