Mayday Mayday Mayday

On October 12, 2010, in I learnt about Flying from this, Knowledge Base, Safety, by admin

A day out – in West Drayton! Many years ago, on the first leg of my qualifying cross-country, from Ipswich to Earls Colne, I was ‘temporarily’ unsure of my position. Recognising that I was heading rapidly in the direction of Stanstead, I decided that it was prudent to act sooner rather than later and asked […]

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Why you should LOVE your ADF

On October 2, 2010, in G1000, I learnt about Flying from this, Knowledge Base, Safety, Weather, by admin
NDB transmitter at 49.205892,-2.219973. Callsi...

Flying back from Jersey, about 5 miles from the coast one dark evening, just visual with the coast and the Isle of Wight, at about 3,000 feet, I was doing the usual; using every resource available in the aircraft to cross-check where I was and what was happening. GPS, agrees, sufficient satellites available, visually check […]

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