Air show

Global Stars Sky writing
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Sky Messaging & Skytyping. A picture speaks a 1000 words. Over the years I’ve been asked to skywrite messages. To do this successfully the weather conditions have to be perfect. No or little wind, blues skies and an inversion layer low enough to be able to climb over. Typically the heights used are 10,000 ft […]

Lima’19 – International Airshow

Langkawi International Maritime & Aviation Exhibition 26-30th March 2019   LIMA is a biannual show, showcasing military hardware. The exhibit hall is approx 110 x 250 meters and is packed with aviation and shipping companies.  I’ve been invited by AeroTree who supply the Malaysian government along with others target drones and other hard ware. I’m […]

Zhengzhou Pyro Air Show
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Over Easter 2018 the Global Stars performed formation displays and solo gyroscopic shows over the 5 day period then when dusk came took to the skies again for the pyro show.  The team is the first and only 4 ship fully aerobatic pyro team in the World. Others will follow quite quickly no doubt!  The […]

Vijayawada air festival
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Flyboys back in town. – So the news papers said ! Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh.  The Global Stars have done 2 shows in 2 countries back to back. Bahrain (BIAS) 14-17th November and Vijayawada 23-25th November. 7 display days, 2 press days, 2 travel days leaving 4 days to build, practice and repack 7 aircraft in containers. […]

ePPG first flight in Bahrain
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At the Bahrain International Air Show 2018, History was made when the first ever electric paramotor flew in the Kingdom of Bahrain. Mark Jefferies flew from holding point “Alpha” on the apron. This is at the north end of Sakhir air base.  BIAS has been taking place every 2 years since 2010. This year as […]

Mark Jefferies Aeronautic Ace at Bahrain International Airshow
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Kindly reproduce from a report at http://whodoeswhat.tv 2016: Don’t you just love airshows?  There are two types of folk who visit airshows, those who just love aeroplanes or as the lesser spotted English say; airplanes, then there are those who go for the aerobatics. Every airshow has aerobatics and if they were allowed to, for sure […]

CAA outstanding service
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Display Authorisation Issue. Today the CAA (Matthew Hill & team) delivered an outstanding service.  A few of you will know that to get my bum of the ground I’ve been doing paragliding in the Alps of France and paramotoring in the flat lands of Cambridgeshire, this is in between being team leader of the Global […]

Alxa Challenge Inner Mongolia

The Alxa Challenge at FB Park.   Takes its name after the nearest town Alashan, some 50 km away. We are in the East side of the Gobi. As with all events in China we need to allow 24 hours travel door to door. Heathrow to Beijing, Immigration, bags collection, check in again for the local […]

Zhengzhou visit number 3

The Global Stars are one of China’s most popular aerobatic teams of all time since 2011.  The team first visit Dazu in 2011 and have been returning to China most years since then. This is the second visit in 2018 with a 3rd on the cards later on in the year. The Air Show at […]