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Royal Aero Club Silver Medal
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Royal Aero Club Silver Medal Citation Global Stars Press Release. The Global Stars are pleased to announce that two members of our team, Manager Mark Jefferies and Formation Leader Tom Cassells, have each been awarded a RAeC Silver medal in recognition of their efforts and achievements in aviation. Founded primarily for balloonists in 1901, and […]

Lima’19 – International Airshow

Langkawi International Aviation & Maritime Exhibition 26-30th March   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 flying […]

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 […]

LIMA 2019
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Langkawi International Maritime & Aerospace Exhibition 26-30th March.  Global Stars team leader Mark Jefferies has been invited to fly in LIMA 2019 on the island of Langkawi, Malaysia. Apparently, Mark will be the only civilian pilot to fly in the show. Flying the Extra 300L he will feel at “home”. Mark is sponsored by 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. […]

BIAS 2018 with the Global Stars
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The Bahrain International Airshow took place on 14-17th November.  5 of the Global Stars team departing the UK on the GF07 out of LHR on the 8th November. Arrival in the evening and to the hotel. 9th Morning, containers dropped near the temporary hangar and work starts assembling 3 of the 4 aircraft. Mostly 2 […]

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 […]