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Little Gransden Charity Airshow
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This was the 26th year we have raised monies for local charities and Children In Need. Like all other airshows in the UK since the Shoreham disaster our attendance figures were down as compared to previous years. However this did not stop us delivering 10 x £500 cheques to local children’s groups, Gamlingay Football Colts, […]

Beringer Aircraft Brakes for my EXTRA 330SC
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High performance Beringer aircraft brakes Beringer have been producing certified and experimental aircraft brakes for quite some time now. These are high quality and light weight and becoming the norm fitted to some new production aircraft. So, what are the advantages of this wheel and brake system. In no particular order.  Lighter weight by 6.5lbs  […]

Pyrotechnic Air Shows
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A first for the UK and Shuttleworth race day. Once a year Shuttleworth has a “race day” when various types of aircraft from yesteryear fly a demo race. The Comet and Mew Gull flew, both wooden wonders of there time with a Gipsey Six engines. The Gull has a wing span of 24ft and speed […]

Nova Phantom at Plaine Joux
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Paragliding in the Alps at Plaine Joux with the Nova Phantom. With the end of the air display season near I took a trip down to Chamonix to enjoy some slower paced flying. Taking the RV7 down its just under 3 hours flying to Sallanches, Mont Blanc airfield. Myself and Nigel Pickard, the Spartan owner […]

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 […]

Anshun AVIC Airshow, China July 2017
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The Global Stars team after a successful Formation Aerobatic Championships left 2 EXTRA’s in China for the summer show season.  Three further shows are booked for July, August and September.  The first show is at Anshun. This is a very green area of China with some interesting geology (Karst hills), lovely food but very little […]

They are spying on us again
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Wednesday 12th and 13th the Russians are set to be spying on us again. Anyone know how often we take a spy plane over Russia? ACN 2017-07-0441 OPEN SKIES FLIGHT 12-13 JUL 17

A day at the Kelpies by Royal Appointment
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Today Tom and I (Mark Jefferies) had the pleasure of flying for Her Majesty the Queen at the opening of the new canal section forming the eastern gateway to Scotland’s historic Forth & Clyde Canal.   We departed our home bases at 08:00 to position at Cumbernauld (EGPG) in time to self brief. The display […]

Spies in our Skies
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A Russian AN-30B spy plane will be flying over a good chunk of the UK on the 18th May. Some of the places they will over fly  are plainly clear why they want to spy upon them but others not so clear. ACN 2017-05-0338 OPEN SKIES FLIGHT 18 MAY 17