Hour Building – The final few hours

Local area flights

So I have finally finished my hour building so this is a quick post on my Hour Building – The final few hours. The share plane never returned so I made the right call by not waiting for it. I have ended up finishing with 101 hours PIC and 146.9 hours total. The reason I … Read moreHour Building – The final few hours

Hour Building Update

G-CSBM Fenland

It has been a while so I thought I would do a quick hour building update. As things stand I have 21 hours left to do to make the 150 required for the CPL to start. I haven’t been able to fly the share aircraft as it has been away in the shop for at … Read moreHour Building Update

Hour Building: Tatenhill & Wolverhampton Halfpenny Green

G-asyp at Halfpenny Green

Wow what a glorious week of weather! I took the opportunity to do some hour building: Tatenhill & Wolverhampton Halfpenny Green. I’ve been pretty quiet as I have been working on the ATPL exams and havent done much flying worthy of a post on it’s own. However, when I saw that we were going to … Read moreHour Building: Tatenhill & Wolverhampton Halfpenny Green

CPL Cross Country Qualifier

CPL Milton Keynes

Yesterday I ticked of a big part of my training as I completed the CPL cross country qualifier. The CPL cross country qualifier requires you fly at least 300nm with full stop landings at two aerodromes. As this would be a full day of flying I had to set of nice and early so I … Read moreCPL Cross Country Qualifier

Hour Building: Local flights from Blackbushe

C150 in flight

The weather this weekend has been pretty good so I managed to go flying both Friday and yesterday and managed to do some Hour Building: Local flights from Blackbushe. There is not much to say about these at all. My main goal was to build time and just brush up on my general handling. I … Read moreHour Building: Local flights from Blackbushe

Hour Building: Local Flight from Blackbushe

Blackbushe Feb18

Jeez feels like forever since I have flown, so I was happy yesterday to do Hour Building: local flight from Blackbushe. I haven’t flown since the start of December which was starting to feel like ages now. Blackbushe is a nice airport but quite frankly a pain in the butt to get to from Luton. … Read moreHour Building: Local Flight from Blackbushe

Hour Building: Local flight from RAF Henlow to Northampton

G-ASYP Milton Keynes

It had been a few weeks since my last flight so I did hour building: Local flight from RAF Henlow to Northampton. It was a very cold morning yesterday and I got to the airfield and pulled the C150 out the hanger, checked it out, gave it a few primes and tried to start it. … Read moreHour Building: Local flight from RAF Henlow to Northampton

Hour Building: Local flight from RAF Henlow

Yesterday I went up for a quick flight and did Hour Building: Local flight from RAF Henlow. The weather conditions were perfect yesterday, still cold air, great visibility and high clouds! I decided to take this opportunity to do a local flight. The route took me up out of Henlow below the Luton CTA, past … Read moreHour Building: Local flight from RAF Henlow

Hour Building: RAF Henlow to Fenland

Fenland

I had the plane booked for most of today so I decided to do some hour building: RAF Henlow to Fenland. I was looking at the map and looking for somewhere new to go that wasn’t a huge distance away. The options came down to Wellesbourne and Fenland. The wind seemed to be a bit … Read moreHour Building: RAF Henlow to Fenland

Circuits at RAF Henlow

G-ASYP

Today I went out for circuits at RAF Henlow. Not an awful lot to say today. I needed to get familiar with the procedures and flying at RAF Henlow so I decided to go up and do some circuits today. Flying on grass is still a bit foreign to me, on the taxi I still … Read moreCircuits at RAF Henlow