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Autor Archiv: Martin

Landing at Oban

The airport at Oben is the place to refuel and to organise the landings on the islands which all are PPR.

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Landing and takeoff Barra Outer Hebridies

Island Barra is a favorit, a tidal airfield with the tower on the left side of the picture. You can only land if there is low tide. This field and most of the Scotish fields are PPR. There was still saltwater on the airfield. 8 years ago wh stayed 3 nights on the island. At … Weiterlesen »

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Landing on Fair Isles Shetland

Next place was Fair Isle where we had to stay 3 nights due to fog. A bird observatory was our hotel with new but good accomodation. Many puffins which were not shy, we could approach to 2 meter And an old light house.   On Fair Isles you can see a lot of Puffins from … Weiterlesen »

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Landing and takeoff at Glenforsa

Glenforsa airfield on the island of Mull. The runway is in a good shape. The Glenforsa Hotel is just a few meters away and we got the last room. From Glenforsa we visited Tobermory by rented car (at the airfield, special price for pilots).   Every year we fly to the Orkneys Shetland we land … Weiterlesen »

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Landing on Out Skerries a remote island on the Shetlands

This time we wanted to land on Out Skerries which I discovered on the internet because these airfields are not on the maps and not mentionned in the Jeppesen (Bottlang). I just knew that the runway must be less than 1200 ft and that we cannot stay over night there. As usual I called the … Weiterlesen »

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Landing on Helgoland, Germany

Helgoland has three runways and sometimes many seagull on the runway. Be aware, they are not afraid. During springtime the island is overcrowded with ornithologists. Landing on Düne – the mainland is five minutes away by boat. Flying over the fields in Germany, Approach and landing an Düne close to Helgoland EDXH. So kann ein … Weiterlesen »

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Short overnight stop on Tortola

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St. Eustatius

On our trip we landed in St. Eustatius (Sint Eustatitus, Netherlands Antilles) a very green island in the caribbean sea.

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