It only really dawned on me whilst preparing for the transit just how far Romania really is - 1100 miles, 8 hours of flying and 4 stops on route....that's how far! It might not seem like all that much but as someone who had never crossed an international border, filed a flight plan, or crossed the channel there were lots of firsts for me! If I am completely honest I was pretty scared...not so much about all the firsts but more about the shear distance to cover and the risk of
Now that the Nationals is over we have had a little time to figure out why our smoke system wasn't working - among other things we had a lot of carbon built up in our injector which allows the smoke to flow straight in to the exhaust. After a lot of cleaning, we finally got everything working! Here is a photo of us testing the system. It will look great for our next aerobatic air display.