Sad day this week … Monday 11th was Dads funeral ..
As Dad was THE one who got me so into all things aviation it seemed a fitting thing to have both a ground and airborne tribute to him …
Positioned the ’plane from Priory Farm to Rougham having emailed fhem a few days ago to request permission to land and then return for the funeral fly by.
The day didnt start well as my Trig radio …. that hadnt missed a beat in 5 years of flying … decided to pop a message saying ”No radio” … i tried the usual off and on and even a quick circuit but no luck … i called the boys to catch them to drop by with the Icom handheld … this didnt work too well on readability at Rougham but got me in
later investigation and , in the fading light, i could see that the second radio head, in the front cockpit wasnt illuminated … traced it to a bad connector that probably got disturbed when i did the annual
Returned a couple of days later and stripped each heat sealed cover and re crimped
Video of footage from Rougham strip on the short trip over to Bury St Edmunds
Condolences, David. What a nice tribute.
Your dad molded you into the man you are today, he may rest in peace knowing how successful he was.
Please accept our condolences on your loss.
If you feel a tugging on your shirt tail, it’s your dad instructing you to change direction.
Blue skies David, your dad would want you to keep flying, and keep smiling.
Such lovely messages of support .. many many thanks 😊