To the Czech Republic...with Total UK

We're delighted to announce our new partner, Total, as you might have noticed from the new logos on our aircraft. We're really looking forward to working with them as we travel to the European Championships in the Czech Republic and in preparation for the World Advanced Aerobatic championships next year. Our European adventure is about to start as we head across the channel bound for the Czech Republic this week. It's come round rather quickly and we don't feel ready for a whole number of reasons. However, we've decided to make the most of it as a learning experience in the hope of being better prepared for the World Championships next year. We got up to Wickenby this week (photo above) wher

Aerobatics with Carol

This week I was lucky enough to do something a bit different. More detail to follow on the specifics but I had the privilege of taking Carol Vorderman flying in G-ODDS (the Pitts S2A on the left). Whilst she is a seasoned pilot she hadn't had a go at aerobatics herself. It was particularly enjoyable as this is the aircraft I learnt aerobatics in and did my first few years of competition in her. It was like going back to an old friend and was all the more enjoyable to introduce someone else to aerobatics in the same aircraft. It was also lovely to meet a fellow Cambridge Engineering graduate, particularly one who shares the aim of encouraging more young women and girls to consider studying En

British National Aerobatic Championships

Our national championships are over for another year. I am delighted to hand over the mantle, of British Advanced Aerobatic Champion, to Paul Tomlinson who flew beautifully and, what's more, had to complete all of his programmes in one day! Well done Paul, it's about time! As is often the case with our sport, given how dependent on weather we are, it was a bit of a waiting game. Having taken a few precious days of leave, the sitting around was all the more galling. Our first contest day was marred by low cloud and even some rain. We had competitors dotted around the country and so the briefing had to be deferred and deferred. Eventually, as the afternoon was drawing to a close, our contest

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