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November 8, 2017

I always find it difficult to keep motivated (and current) in the winter. We’ve been quite lucky with the weather so far in November, but it’s already starting to get cold and the mud is only just around the corner.

Every year is the same, I intend to keep flying, using...

December 4, 2014

The final results are in and Team GB got silver! Well done to Paul Brice, who also got an individual Bronze medal for his stunning Free programme. 



November 28, 2014

We got our first flights underway today and there were no hard zeros! - for those not familiar with competition aerobatics this is when a pilot makes a mistake such that the figure flown is deemed to have been incorrect. This could be due to forgetting and flying the w...

November 27, 2014

It's all beginning to feel rather real now as last night the competition was declared open! We were lucky enough to experience a cultural mix of song and dance from across South Africa which, where relevant, was narrated with the cultural significance and history of ea...

November 24, 2014

After a week of training at our little oasis in Swellendam, we must sadly say goodbye and head, with intrepedation, to the competition site in Mossel Bay


We have learnt to love the Slick 360, which is certainly a more capable aircraft than any of us are used to. Give...

November 23, 2014

Ahead of the British Team travelling to South Africa for the World Intermediate Aerobatics Championships,

Mike Bushell, from the BBC met Mike and Emily and White Waltham airfield to find out a bit more about aerobatics. Thanks to sports presenter Mike Bushell and camera...

November 18, 2014

Our licence validations have finally come through and we have started training - it's a steeper learning curve than we expected, but we are lucky enough to have some spectacular scenery to accompany our training. After our first flights returned to the accommodation, s...

November 17, 2014

So, after months of preparation, the first half of the team arrive in South Africa. We are training at Swellendam airfield which just has the most spectacular scenary. This will be our backdrop for the next week while we try to familiarise ourselves with the new aircra...

September 9, 2014

Ultimate Aerobatics duo Mike and Emily have been lucky enough to be selected for the British Aerobatic Team, representing their country at the inaugural World Intermediate Aerobatics Championships in South Africa in November 2014. It'll be quite the honour and quite th...

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