This has to be the most beautiful and graceful wing shape in the skies today.
First takeoff in the hands of the new owner. Followed a rather embarrassing but non-damage inducing "tap" against the fence while taxiing out. Edit 30.11.07. Now registered on UK reg, ex RA3364K
From the Renaissance hotel top floor room.
An original Rollason built aircraft of 1961 vintage.
Departing at the end of the Woodchurch "Wings and Things" air display. Just about the sleekest lines and body seen flying.
Taking off into the late afternoon winter sun.
Odd lighting effect as G-OOBL emerges from the heavily shaded runway into the sunlit apron.
Pleasant surprise to get this view of the Kagbaan approach from my hotel window at the Best Western, Hoofdoorp. Aircraft in background is on approach for 36R.
Awful weather for the start of the Popham International Microlight Exhibition.
BA's competition sits on the ramp at Grantley Adams.