We have just got airborne off rwy10 climbing directly to 6000ft turning onto a heading of 170 which is taking us out over the mountains to the east coast. Getting clearance to do this most unusual flight turned out to be quite easy once Patrick had explained our aim, and we were helped
We arrived in Guam after drilling a nineteen and a half hour tunnel into a mostly 28 knot headwind. The night landing on the brightly lit runway was a true heaven send, after a long slow flight in a lot of rain and cloud. We had a good night’s rest in a fine
Here are some photos from very early on in the Honolulu – Majuro flight, along with the story from Jean: Marvelous Marshall Islands hold us a little longer. After a quick turn-around in Honolulu we got airborne to the Marshall Islands at 4:30 in the most glorious afternoon, climbing straight up to 6000 ft. We
With Jean and Patrick now safe in Hawaii, here are some photos and a blurb of the flight across the Pacific from Los Angeles: Weather is what we fly in, be it good or bad. We know the Sling can make the distance, so all we need is favourable weather. We were going to leave on
After a long, nerve-wrecking crossing of the Pacific from the West cost of the US to Hawaii, Jean and Patrick are now safe in Honolulu. Touching down at 8am local time (8pm SA Time), Jean sent us this photo when on short finals for Honolulu. Stay tuned for more on the following legs!
Having gotten airborne last night at 22:48 SA Time (10:48 LA Time), Patrick and Jean are now well on their way across the Pacific to Kahului (PHOG) on the island of Maui. Stay tuned for more updates about the second half of the around the world trip!
Happening from the 17th to the 20th of September, we’d love to get lots of Sling owners and pilots out there involved in this awesome event, all for a great cause, not to mention a huge amount of fun! For more information, please contact Tyron Ross at email@example.com, or head over to http://www.airrace.co.bw/ Hoping
With last year being the amazing success it was for the EAA, we want to make this year even bigger! Last year saw 25 Slings pitch up for festivities, and this year our goal is to double that! Yup, FIFTY SLINGS IN ONE PLACE! Why not? There's more than enough out there, and what