Ambergate 22/06/2014

We are circled by a trio of Micro Lites this evening . Landing at Hulland Ward .

 

Langar Hall 21/06/2014

From www.langarhall.com Winner of Britain’s Best Rural Hotel 2013. Food and Travel Magazine.

Landing at Hickling.

Langar Hall 18/06/2014

We are playing host to nine members of the Sing family from three generations this evening.

Taking of from Langar Hall we drift down towards www.colstonbassettdairy.co.uk and then on to www.clawson.co.uk

both famous for producing the brilliant Stilton Cheese. Landing at Upper Broughton.

The Hurt Arms Ambergate 12/06/2014

Up and over Thackers Wood and on to Nether Heage and Denby Pottery, www.denby.co.uk/Pottery‎ to land at Smalley.

 

Langar Hall 11/06/2014

Fly gently away fron Langar hall and on to Barnstone and Lefarge cement works. Granby,Muston and on to Muston gap and www.crowncarveries.co.uk/thegapinnnottingham/ a young lady in the basket works there at the weekend and was able to take plenty of usefull photos.Landing just north of Belton House https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/belton-house/

 

 

Ambergate The Hurt Arms 01/06/2014

Out over Frichley, South Wingfield, Wessington, skirting Ogston Reservoir and  over Clay Cross to land at New Tupton. Birthplace of John Lowe , three times World Darts Champion. Hitting the first televised 9 Dart game against Keith Deller in 1984. Not many people know that!

Langar Hall 31/05/2014

Just 10 minutes into the flight we had a marriage proposal which came as a bolt from the blue for the young lady concerned. Fortunately when she stopped crying she said yes! Sighs all around. It would have made for a rather dificult 50 minutes if she had said no!

After that an uneventfull landing at Buckminster .

 

Langar Hall 26/05/2014 A.M.

Meet the Bates family at 06.00 this morning, the younger children hardly awake.

Climb gently out of the grounds of the multi award winning Langar Hall Hotel and Resuarant.

Over the River Smite, Whatton, Aslockton, Hawksworth, Sibthorpe and Cotham. Great views from 4000 feet of Lincoln Cathedral, Grantham, Rutland Water, Melton Mowbray, Leicester, Loughborough, Nottingham and the River Trent to Newark. Landing at Quarry Farm Hawton. What a great morning for the Family. finished of with breakfast with the parachutists at Langar Skydive. Perfect!!

 

The Hurt Arms, Ambergate. 17/05/2014

Half way during the flight tonight we have a young man down on one knee in the basket proposing to his girl friend.

Thankfully she said yes so we keep our hundred percent proposal acceptance record.

Big cheers all around the basket.

Landing at Shirebrook Sports ground we break out the Champagne to celebrate!

The Hurt Arms, Ambergate. 04/05/2014

Climbing up the river valley low over Crich Chase, Bullbridge, Crich Comon, and South Wingfield. Great views of Ogston Reservoir, Ribber Castle and Matlock. Over the M1 at Clay Cross to land at North Wingfield.