Tally ho and all that stuff. Last week in the lovely sunny weather in a light breeze had a 50 minute 'local' to Rye & Winchelsea flying over Romney Marsh and with the zoom lens got a few pictures of the newly operational windfarm.
Take off from Headcorn on runway 11/29 eeping a clear lookout initially for mad people jumping out of planes (a lot of that goes on at Headcorn!!) and also with good weather everyone thinks he can fly (pilots words!)
Headed for Rye, flying west of Woodchurch (village identifiable by distinct white windmill, also keep an eye out for the farm strip there where P51 'Big Beautiful Doll' sometimes flies into & where 'Woodchurch Wings & Things' airshow used to take place until insurance costs finished it off!! The new windfarm is quite impressive from the air but obviously could not go too close.
Cliffs near Winchelsea
A nice 'beach' residence
Rye and the River Rother
View from the Cub 'over the nose'
The Tiger Club Cub our 'trusty Hack'
Front Cockpit of the Cub
A CAP 10 Aerobatic thoroughbred
AC DC the oldest flying Tiger Moth with Engine cowling open revealing the Gypsy Major Engine
Windy but sunny - Saturday was going to be a quiet day with 3 people flying the Swallow. As it turned out a few more became available and a great afternoon was had in the su...
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