Paragliding from Aiguille du Midi

With less than a weeks notice I put out a shout, out to our GPPG (aka Gransden Powered Para Glider) group “any one want to come to Chamonix” for a spot of paragliding for a few days. First to answer and secure the place was Ed Sage. Ed is known as “prince perfect” with his […]

Spectacular acts frame 40th company anniversary

Extra Aircraft This was a doozie of the first order! On August 21st, 2021 Extra Aircraft company owner and –founder Walter Extra had issued an invitation to folks from all over the aviation industry, partners and clients, as well as good friends and long-time companions to join him at Dinslaken airfield for the celebration of […]

Baby Gender Reveal – private air show Parties

This is a stunning and totally new gender reveal idea in the UK  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 […]

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 […]