Global Stars team practice 18th May 2021

By this time of year pre-pandemic we would have done 2 international air shows, India and China typically to be ready for the UK display season….. The world wide pandemic has negated all international shows in China for 2 years (I fear) We actually flew the last international air show in the world 2 days […]

LIGHT ON – Kaunas September 2019

A week before going to China (the last show prior to the pandemic) I went to Lithuania at the request of a very good friend. I first meet Vytautas Maciulis at the start of importing YAK’s in 1992. It seams like yesterday! Now with approximately 140 flights to and from Lithuania (equivilant to more than […]

Flying near and at Va

The call “Mayday Mayday Mayday” is not a call you want to have to make. This is exactly what happed on 1st May 2021 whilst an EDGE 540 was practicing aeros over Tempsford airfield, UK operating out of Lt Gransden. From a vertical down line to level flight a double left aileron roll was initiated, […]

SkyArt for Easter Sunday

Easter Sunday, forecast was a few hours of CAVOK. It turned of wall to wall blue all day 🙂 Perfect for the SkyArt, a commission postponed from the wall to wall clouds of Easter Friday !. The C3 Church had booked me 12 months ago to fly the message over Cambridge, Bury St Edmunds and […]

The Global Stars are back in action

Previous Next 29th March 2021 the beginning of life back to normality The first day of being able to fly leisure and pleasure of 2021 the team took the opportunity to practice. Leader being Mark Jefferies, right wing Chris Burkett, Left wing Steve Carver and box Chris Heames. Three practice flights were flown, initially at […]

Engagement Skyart

“Will you marry me” Surprise your wife to be with some Skyart !  Having not flown since 24th November 2020 the Extra 330SC needed a maintenance flight, the morning dawned blue A recent enquiry for a “will you marry me” Skyart message has been received. Best I do a practice!. This is my first attempt […]

007 Sean Connery

RIP Sean Connery Flying the  special tribute to Sean Connery today, 4th November 2020 over Cambridge where the airspace is unrestricted.  Mark, said: “I’m a big Bond fan and the films are spectacular. This promises to be the first blue-sky day since the original Bond died, and I want to show a little respect.” Taking […]

Sgt Matt Ratana tribute flypast

Champion aerobatic pilot Mark Jefferies pays tribute to Sgt Matt Ratana, the policeman shot dead by a handcuffed man in Croydon police station on Sept 25, 2020.   After the policeman’s funeral on Nov 4, a memorial ceremony was held at East Grinstead rugby ground, where Matt was trainer. Mark obtained special permission to fly […]