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If you are looking for a unique dining experience along with delicious food, airports and commercial flights probably aren’t at the top of the list, but the DC-6 Diner could be an exception to that rule. Opened in early 2011, the DC-6 Diner is located inside a 1950s DC-6 aircraft that was featured in James […]
VFR approach into Cannes I was part of a judging panel for PrivateFly’s favourite approaches poll. My three suggestions (which I have flown myself) were: Cannes When you fly the VFR approach, you fly right over the centre of the town, over a beautiful medieval walled village and then turn south and fly down to […]
Good news for UK pilots who thought flying was really expensive: Its actually cheaper to park your aircraft at a UK airport than to park your car at one! Specifically and according to a survey by the The Independent that was also picked up by the Daily Mail, its cheaper to leave your six-seater light […]
Until recently, if you flew a private aircraft into Amsterdam Schiphol the only FBO there was KLM Jet Centre. They weren’t particularly cheap and compared with their snappy sister FBO in Rotterdam, it all seemed a bit too laid back and unwelcoming. Now, Aviapartner has opened a new FBO at Schiphol and you have a […]
My friend Nick flew with me and our wives to Rotterdam a week ago. We went to The Hague for lunch and a quick visit to the delightful Mauritshuis Musuem. It’s such a lovely museum: full of treasures, including Vermeer’s Girl with the Pearl Earring, but small enough so that it doesn’t give you culture […]
The Dallas Morning News’ Airline Biz Blog has recently posted a list (along with videos for each entry) of the top 10 scariest airports in the world according to SmarterTravel. However, only one UK airport, Barra Airport on the Isle of Barra in Scotland, was mentioned. The reason? Its actually a beach. Hence, we want […]
Fly in for free at this popular and friendly event where Flight1 showcase the best in PC based flight simulation. They will be paying the landing fee for anyone flying in to see them on the day. www.flight1.com/openday The Flight1 2010 Open Day will be again hosted at Shoreham Airport with the aim of giving […]
Lelystad (EHLE) is a great destination for GA pilots in the Netherlands. It’s very GA-friendly but still has customs on site and (relatively) cheap landing fees compared to Schiphol or Rotterdam. The aviation museum, pilot shop and cafe with terrace make it a nice place to spend a day if you’re a pilot or aviation […]
Located 5 miles south-east of Frankfurt am Main, Egelsbach is Germany’s busiest general aviation airport. It’s a non-controlled VFR-only airport in class D airspace, with a permanent implicit clearance to enter, granted from Frankfurt Tower. On busy days, up to 80 movements per hour are not unusual. Yes, 80 landings or take-offs in 60 minutes, […]