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Autor Archiv: Martin

Île d’Oleron in France, a sunshine weekend with oysters and a Citroen Mehari

It was in spring 2014 when we flew again to Île d’Oléron LFDP. This time we booked in advance a Citroen Mehari to be more flexible. The car was delivered to the airfield of St. Pierre d’Oléron. Our car was without flowers … We then headed to our hotel „L‘ Ocean“ in Continière with indoor … Weiterlesen »

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Atlantic coast of France

In October we spend a few days at the atlantic coast of France. We landed at Biscarosse. Due to military zone we had to fly at 500 ft. max. over the beach. Next place was Isle d’Oléron, a good place for cycling. Last place was La Rochelle for refuelling and GA friendly. And here a video … Weiterlesen »

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Landing at Lundy Island airstrip

In summer 2013 we landed on Lundy Island airstrip. Our friends Karen and Chris took a video with their smartphone-camera. View from the spectactors. Lovely to visit again. Due to the rough field pilots do not like to land on Lundy airstrip because you can break the nose wheel. Has happend. With a good technic you … Weiterlesen »

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Driving a Triumph Roadster 2000 in Kirkwall

On the Orkneys at Kirkwall there is a great place to stay – the Lynnfield hotel. The owner is an oldtimer enthusiast and owens a Triumph Roadster 2000 from 1949. The car has mother in law seats. Here a picture when the trunk is closed. Let’s go for a drive. Bad weather was coming in and … Weiterlesen »

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Flying over the highlands of Scotland

  There was a cloudy, but not too bad day to fly from Inverness to Dundee over the highlands of Scotland.

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Landing at Sollas Outer Hebridies

After Barras there is a second airfield in the UK where you land on the beach, Sollas (PPR). After a touch and go I felt sure enoug that the sand is hard enough. Nobody is there – if something happens the next houses are miles away. We could not stay overnight because high tide is … Weiterlesen »

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Landing on Isle of Jura airstrip, Inner Hebridies

Almoust nobody lands on Jura airstrip because it is not really maintained. Oban informed me after a call that it is not advisable to land due to high grass. So lets find out. Landing on the strip – here you see the previous go around with the check of the strip. Yes, the grass is … Weiterlesen »

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Landing and takeoff Foula Shetland

A journey to Foula where people come out only at night (which is not true). Great scenery on Foula. After a very scenic flight around the rock of Foula we landed at Foula.   Visiting Foula is a adventure. It is a very remote island.

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