Moody Skies

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Last chance to get out and about in the moody and mischievous skies of Montgomeryshire and the Cambrian coast with Hâfi Martinsdottir.

Mixing with drones

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A. Aberporth on the ground – sharing a runway with robot planes.
B. Aberporth from the air looking back
C. Cambrian Mountains in magnificence.
Today was a magic carpet ride.
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Welshpool Air Show 2016

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We had exclusive access to all areas with 2 dslr cameras for this year’s air show.  Rain was promised and delivered.  This is what we made:

Flying to Blackpool airport

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My luck was in.  A flying instructor friend had a few hours instructing to burn off in order to complete an instructors’ revalidation.  So he offered to right hand seat me flying to Blackpool as P.U.T. Pilot Under Training – and all I had to pay was the landing fee.  Had to give up dinner at mother-in-law’s but then sometimes you have to do these things.

 

Flying to Aberdyfi

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To Aberdyfi with Hâf today – 20 knot headwind in an aerial 2CV.  However, the return flight, via a 180 deg about, turned us into a Lamborghini.  Well, a Vauxhall Corsa anyway.  And there’s Keri waving my windsock from in front of our house.

Post Gwyn

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We had the entire Berwyn mountain range to ourselves yesterday. Bread-knife winds and shot-blasting sleet as we tussock stomped the last mile of wilderness to claim the range’s loneliest sentinel – Post Gwyn.


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