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Hebridies

Hebridies Isles

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 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 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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