Nova Phantom SIV
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Simulation d’Incident en Vol Last week a trip to Italy to attend one of Air Sports Chamonix SIV (Simulation d’Incident en Vol) courses, they do 4 per year over Lake Garda. A far better venue than Annacy because launch is approx 5,800 ft and the glide to the lake puts you overhead at approx 4,300ft […]

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15,000 feet over Chatteris Cambridgeshire Today I take a trip to 15,000 ft from Chatteris Cambridgeshire the original plan was to do an AFF jump however being over 55 years old I’m not permitted to do the AFF course in the UK so settle for a tandem. The twin Otter has an impressive climb rate. […]

Sky writing by the Global Stars

On the 8th May 2020 sky writing became legal in the UK. The Global Stars are now ready to take advantage of the law change and write your message in the skies of the UK. The first occasion the team tested the new system was in China October 2019. The word sky typed was “SICHUAN […]

Tribute to Battle of Britain
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“REMEMBER THE FEW” Today the Global Stars team flew in recognition of the magnificent few pilots from the Battle of Britain 80 years ago. On Sunday, 15 September 1940, the Luftwaffe launched its largest and most concentrated attack against London in the hope of drawing out the RAF into a battle of annihilation. Some of […]

Novel birthday idea
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Eleanor’s birthday with sky art A totally different birthday memory to bring absolute joy to your little ones face and make a special day to be remembered forever. Actually you don’t need to be a little one for this to be special for you!.  4 years old Eleanor at 11am ‘look at the big blue […]

Global Stars Sky Art and Sky Writing
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Sky Messaging & Sky typing. By Royal Appointment. A picture speaks a 1000 words. “SKY ART” is now legal (8th May 2020) in the UK, so the industry can write smilies, love hearts and kisses all being very popular at weddings. After flying a “love heart” for the Queen at the Kelpies opening ceremony we […]

Baby Gender Reveal air show Parties
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This is stunning and totally new – baby gender reveal 🙂 Imagine announcing not only to your close friends at your party but the whole town up to 10 miles away!  At 10,000 ft, thats nearly 2 miles high, (subject to air traffic control) a plane that you can hardly see and not hear starts […]

Pilot creates ‘hearts in the sky’ NHS lockdown tribute
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Coronavirus: Pilot creates ‘hearts in the sky’ NHS lockdown tribute 6 June 2020     An Easter message commissioned by the C3 Church in Bury St Edmunds An aerobatics pilot hopes his “hearts in the sky” inspire children to develop a love for aviation at a time when the industry is suffering. Mark Jefferies, 61, whose […]

40 years ago Paramotoring was born
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Paramotoring is 40 years old ! On the 8th of June 1980, Mike Byrne an English man from London strapped his homemade engine and propeller to his back attached a Harley 9 cell Parachute and proceed to fly from a slight hill in Essex. He managed a flight of four and a half minutes. On […]