Fly-in Hittnau

This year we attended the Hittnau fly-in, August 2016.

Oldtimerclassice: The airfield is only open these two days. Photos taken by Tommy.

Airfield Fly-in Hittnau

The airfield was short, but still long enough for these planes.

Super Cups on the approach.

Super Cups on the approach.

Oldtimer on the course.

One of the several oldtimer on the course.

Aeronca 1946

An Aeronca 1946 is landing.

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Peugeot 202 cabriolet 1947

A four seats cabriolet

After the second world war Peugeot took up the production of the Peugeot 202. A futuristic appearance but technique is old style. We have the chance to drive a cabriolet.

Cabriolet 202 from 1947

Peugeot Cabriolet 202 from 1947, construction from 1938. Interrupted during the second world war.

Peugeot 202 Décapotable

Peugeot 202 décapotable in France. This car appearantely always had Swiss owners.

Peugeot 202 Cabriolet in the museum of Sochaux

The same car at Sochaux in black color from 1948.

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Travelling Périgord

Landing in Périgueux LFBX near Bordeaux

 

July 2016: The owner of the cabriolet already waited for us on the airport, we reserved via www.drivy.com, from private to private. Travelling Périgord.

Peugeot Cabriolet Perigueux

Then we drove to our first hotel close to Périgueux.

Dordogne with the canoe

You can go by canoe on the Dordogne. A nice ride.

Great guesthouses

Great guesthouses for reasonable prices, even ones with English owners who now fear the Brexit. There are a lot of very nice restaurants, they also for reasonable prices.

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Flying Catalina NG and visit of Dessau

Flying the Catalina NG

This time I wanted to find out more about the ultralight amphibium Catalina NG. In Italy at their production site they had no flying Catalina so I had to go to the dealer in Germany. We flew to Siegerland and were picked up by Mr. Diez, the German dealer of Fly Synthesis.

Catalina ng preparation

After the inspection of the plane together with an instructor we made a few exercises and landings. Unfortunately there is no lake in the vicinity so we could only make some landigs on the airstrip.

Catalina ng in air

It is a funny toy, well designed and I shall visit the production site as soon as have a demo plane for flying and landings in the lagoon nearby in Italy.

Because I am tall the seat position and windscreen have to be adapted as well as a new compartement for things lying around. The engine seem to be rather weak which results in a weak rate of climb, but I  have to find out if this is a matter on sea level.

Catalina ng landing

Visit of Junkers Museum and Bauhaus Museum at Dessau

Arrival at Dessau Junkers Museum

After this visit we flew to Dessau where we visited the Bauhaus and the Museum (photo) with some Junker airplanes and more.

Junkers F13 in the Museum

Die Junkers F 13 war ein Verkehrs- und Frachtflugzeug der Junkers Flugzeugwerke in Dessau. Der 1919 entwickelte Typ war das erste Ganzmetallflugzeug der zivilen Luftfahrt. Wikipedia

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Flug mit Mario und Anja nach Saanen

Geburtstagsflug mit den Rheinfeldnern Anja und Mario vom Theodorshof von Basel LFSB nach Gstaad-Saanen LSGK und zurück.

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Biennial Flight Revue FAA

Today – nice weather – I made for the first time the Biennial Flight Revue FAA (BFR) with Andrew Macmillon at EDTS (Villingen-Schwenningen). We had a good time and enjoyed the review. After that I went back to LFSB (Basel airport) to perform the 3 landings at night. Andrew is also the towerman. If you want to contact him call the tower EDTS. He as well takes BFR EASA.

Medical EASA and FAA at the same time, see BAZL (Switzerland, they are located in Zurich and in Geneva).

Today the FAA BFR with Andrew Macmillen

Today the FAA BFR with Andrew Macmillen

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Autumn-Flight 2015 to Menorca and to Ile d’Oléron

After this beautiful summer, which prevented us from flying, we headed to the autumn trip. First stage: Menorca Aero Club San Luis.

San Luis LESL - the old airport of Menorca.

San Luis LESL – the old airport of Menorca.

This place is still free of charge, but a cost-sharing is expected. After all, it has now tie downs, so you can pay something. Menorca Airport demands a handling agent for all planes which costs a horrendous amount of money. They probably want to keep away the small planes.

Flight over Menorca

Flight over Menorca

We refuelled at Beziers LFMH for 1.69€ per liter! When we arrived at San Luis Sol Car Hire already expected us.

Hotel Carlos III with view into the bay of Mahon.

Hotel Carlos III with view into the bay of Mahon.

We stayes in the Hotel Carlos III (adults only) which is a must for my wife. A lot of elderly people from UK were there also.

Many people were attracted by a 2CV6.

Many people were attracted by a 2CV6, here at St. Martin de Ré.

After a week we continued to Ile d’Oléron (refuelling again at LFMU) and called Olèron Classic Cars who brought us a 2CV6.

After a few days we had to head home again.

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Airstrip Femo Drejo, Aero, Danmark

Femo Kro

Femo Kro

Drejo

Drejo

From the island Aero we visited two nice islands.

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