Liz bought me a flying lesson for my birthday (and some life insurance!). I’ve been saving it up and today was the day!
It was fabulous.
We took off from Leven airfield. As soon as we started flying I was handed the controls. I flew out to sea and along the coast to Scarborough and back.
It was a hour flight and I did it all – banking, climbing, dipping – but not crashing. It was fun. Quite strange holding those controls with the wind buffeting us. The views were incredible. I had my camera and took some shots out of the window with one hand while holding the plane steady!
I think I’ll do it again!
My plane being fueled by the pilot
A bit of East Riding patchwork.
Bempton cliffs with seabirds
More East Riding
Coming in to land.
I didn’t crash once!
I’m sure Liz will enjoy Bunje jumping! Can’t wait for her birthday to come round!