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