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  • Flight over Cornwall

    29 August 2007
    Lands End Airport
    Sat at the front next to pilot
    Cessna 172 G-AWWU

    One thing I was planning on doing on this trip to England was to fly on the Sikorsky S-61 to the Scilly Isles. However when I got to Penzance Heliport all flights for the next two or so weeks were booked out, so the helicopter flight was not going to happen.


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    This what I had come for, but did not happen.

    We then headed off to a small airfield near lands end and booked a scenic flight.


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    The airstrip is grass and was not smooth so the aircraft wobbled about on takeoff.
    We flew around the coast of Cornwall and saw the attractions like Lands End etc.


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    Landing was quite rough as we approached the airfield the aircraft bounced about due to some quite powerful air pockets and finally landing back on the rough airstrip.


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    It is worth seeing places like that from the air rather than from the ground in my opinion.

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