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Mike ‘Smiffie’ Smith visits France

I first started thinking about a visit to France about a year ago. I wanted to tour around & asked myself where to go. After some digging I noticed that there was a string of airfields around the coast of Brittany with the added bonus of visiting the Ile D’Ouessant, an island about 5km long […]


Friends of Cambrian Flying Club, Team Raven are a formation aerobatic display team based at Swansea Airport. Visit their website at: for news on their displays and fantastic video footage and photos.

A Day Out in Dinard (LFRD) for Smiffie and Denys!

Cambrian had intended a mass fly-out to Dinard on Thursday 23rd July, with an overnight stay in Dinan. Poor weather on Wednesday and an atrocious forecast for Friday meant that most felt it was not worth going for just one day, or staying over to Saturday for which the meteo looked OK! However, Mike and […]

A New Year Foray to Newquay

A New Year Foray to Newquay Friday 2nd January 2015! To kick off 2015 in the right way, Derek organized an away-day to Newquay. With a trip length of circa one hour, that was just about right to get there, have lunch and a look around and return before the early dusk inflicting this time […]

A Foray to Newly Re-opened Llanbedr! – 9 August, 2014

A Foray to Newly Re-opened Llanbedr! Having heard that Llanbedr, after many rumours and false starts, was re-opening to GA, under the auspices of, we just had to plan an early visit there, which we did on Saturday, 9th August! Through the good offices of Mike Smith, who flew the outbound leg from Swansea, […]

Expanding Horizons

Expanding Horizons So, there you are; brand new PPL in blue wallet. No instructor telling you what to do or where to go. No chasing a goal. You’ve done the local airfields, taken grandma on her maiden flight in a light aircraft. Local hot chap/chick is too scared to go with you as he/she’s witnessed […]