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Vijayawada air festival
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Flyboys back in town. – So the news papers said ! Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh. (video to be posted later) 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Alxa Challenge, Inner Mongolia-pre show.
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The Global Stars are going to the Gobi desert. Being a team that likes to explore the World and meet new challenges we have the opportunity to trail blaze bringing formation and aerobatic flying to many new audiences. Without doubt our next mission is very interesting and will certainly be very hard work, and its […]

Electric flight with PPG
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Battery powered flight: A new dimension of flying arrives in the UK. Thinking back to the early days of flight the pioneers of explored every new technology and were open to new ideas as they ventured from gliders to powered aircraft. There is a new era of flight dawning as innovators and ingenious engineers harness […]

Anshun Airshow 2018
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The Global Stars took 2 aircraft to this show. ANSHUN 2018     “Prepare for the mirror……..Rolling in three, two, one” At three hundred feet and around 170 knots, just kissing the 150 metre line at the runway’s edge, Mark leads the Extras from crowd right toward crowd centre. On hearing “three” Steve slides back […]