Aerobatics

FANDANGO Like the birds – Jordan Jordanov
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Dann Studio Varna, Bulgaria. Jordan Jordanov contacted me to see if he could use some of video footage filmed by Marc Talloen at the Sanicole show in 2016.  An arrangement was made with Marc Talloen and the original footage changed hands with approval to use.  I’ve noticed in recent years that more and more extreme […]

Shuttleworth aerobatic pyrotechnic air display

On board with Mark Jefferies. Thank you blizzardthewatcher for filming and posting the above, whoever you are!  Shuttleworth aerobatic pyrotechnic air display  at the proms evening. Displaying to a family audience of approximately 4500 people picnicking on the grass with the London Philharmonic Orchestra playing is a most enjoyable evening. Come again next year.  Themed […]

British Team Favourites for Formation Aerobatic Championship Success
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The Global Stars Formation Aerobatic Team (GB) in Zhengzhou Made up of five British champions with a significant amount of international competition experience between them and led by airshow regular and ex-British Unlimited Champion Mark Jefferies. Mark is joined by Chris Burkett, Tom Cassells, Steve Carver and Chris Heames.  In total, 12 teams from around […]

Global Stars to fly in Formation Aerobatic Championships 2017
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The (World)1 Formation Aerobatic Championship The beginnings of the FAC and World Aerobatic Masters (WAM) go back to 2011 when myself and at least 2 other formation teams were invited to China to discuss air displays. Over a period of 3 days consisting of various site meetings and extensive discussions where I presented new and […]

Do you want to be an Air Show Pilot?
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Air Show Pilot – Do you have what it takes? Would you like to be a professional air show pilot? Someone who thrives on the cheers of the crowd below? Well, it’s not that easy. Here’s an inside look at what it takes to be a professional air show pilot, and the challenges and risks […]

Intermediate World Aerobatic Championships (IWAC 2014)
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The South Africans hosted the first Advanced World Aerobatic Championships in 1995 – AWAC. this contest has become a very popular and well supported event ever since with upwards of 70 competitors on occasions. I took part in this contest along with Dieter Ebeling flying his Laser 200, shortly afterwards Dieter sold the Laser and took […]

Global Stars Aerobatic team

The Global Stars aerobatic team This page primarily depicts videos and pictures of the 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.

UK pilots wow the crowds at ‘India Aviation’ air show finale
Mark Jefferies & Tom Cassells at India Aviation air display - Hyderabad

The U.K. aerobatic duo steals Hyderabad air show… On their maiden visit to India, daredevil aerobatic pilots Mark Jefferies and Tom Cassells had a close shave that petrified them. No, it was not a technical snag or coordination problem, but a birds. During their show at the ongoing India Aviation 2014 here, they came as […]

Extra 330SC
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The next Extra 330SC made will be the 50th of type coming of the production line at Extra Flugzeugproduktions-und Vertriebs GmbH Dinslaken Germany. The 330SC has become the must have aerobatic aircraft in the recent years for air show flying and competition flying. Formally it was the CAP 232 or SU26/31. Walter Extra designed the […]