At last we broke the LFAT cycle.
Off to Ostend!
But we were an hour late getting airborne due to frost on our wings
DCT - DVR - DCT - KOK - DCT
Coasting out from Dover at FL55 - Broken Cloud at 1500ft
Descending to remain VMC
A bit lower
Turning 'finals' for 26 at Ostend
Approach on ILS - if you follow it down, you miss the first exit!
Finals - Had to take 1st exit to allow G-BN to land behind us
G-MB had to orbit twice downwind!...to make way for the 'Heavy Traffic'
(With the voice of the Mysterons!)
Ostend have put their prices up!...
34 Euros Landing fee + 10 Euros per passenger!
Not a way to encourage GA visitors.
Anyway.....La Stalla Restaurant
Paul and his Brother Paul
At last James (right) gives the correct salute.
Two of our return Flight Plans were mislaid at Brussels, Ostend only had G-SE's.
After a couple of calls to Heathrow and Brussels, Brussels added G-MB
and G-BN to G-SE's Flight Plan in order to expedite our departure.
The Beach between Ostend and Koksy
Return - Cloudbase 1100ft over North Sea
Dunkirk - During the War......
'Mikey' over the North Sea
G-MB...a bit closer
G-MB on the wing of G-BN
G-SE Leading the formation
The 'Arrow' formation approaching Dover
G-SE Coasting in at Dover
G-MB Coasting in at Dover
G-BN Panel - Sheerness ahead