We always arrive early at Daisy Made to relax and enjoy an Ice Cream fresh from the farms own cows milk. The Red Arrows are expected back at their base at Scampton this evening so we are all looking out for them. Drifting south over Lincoln and away from Scampton we see them arrive back. They do a big loop with coloured smoke and go in to land safely. We also land safely at Harmston.
After a delicious ice cream, made on the farm from there own cows milk, we take of and fly over Burton Waters Marina. http://www.burtonwaters.co.uk/ on to Burton itself with great views of Lincoln Cathedral. http://lincolncathedral.com/ and the Castle. http://www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/visiting/historic-buildings/lincoln-castle/ on out to Nettleham, landing at Scothern.
Stunning views tonight. Brayford Pool, Lincoln City Football Club, Lincoln Castle and Lincoln Catherdral, we climb to find a southerly flow to stay south of the River Whitham. AWACS at Waddington RAF, power stations all the way up “Mega Watt Valley” to the Humber to the north. West is Newark , Nottingham and the Peak District. South is Grantham as we track east towards the coast over Washingborough, Heighington and Branston Booths to land at Bardney. Great flight and a great group of passengers!
Over Lincoln University, Brayford Pool, Lincoln Castle and Lincoln Cathedral. We climb higher to stay north of the River Whitham as the next brige is at Bardney. Passing as we go, Lincoln County Hospital, Greetwell and Fiskerton to land at Long Wood.
Brisk upper winds on this morning flight made up of two families, the Westons and the Riddells. Canwick Hill with Bardney Sugar beet factory in the distance, Branston, Nocton, Metheringham landing at Walcott.
Lifting of gently over the Daisymade Icecream Parlour with its petting Zoo and Crazy Golf. Passing Swanpool, Lincoln Cathedral and Castle at the top of Steephill, Hykeham, Bassingham, Swinderby Antiques Fair,Newark Golf Club, Beckingham Rifle Range landing at Hough On The Hill.