Three capitals flight of Great Britain - May 22nd 2010

The endeavour was to fly our microlights, starting and finishing at Sandtoft and land as near as we could to the three capitals, London, Cardiff and Edinburgh - in one day.


Participating Aircraft
RegistrationTypeCrew
G-CEGKMXP740 VGSteve Whittaker/Paul Etherington
G-CECUMXP740 VGBrian Cook/Pete Wilson
G-SAVYMXP740 VGChris Hollingworth/Simon Yardley


Flight Log
LegG-CEGKG-CEVUG-SAVYDist(m)Time
Sandtoft-DenhamPaulPeteChris1501:34
Denham-PembreySteveBrianSimon1891:52
Pembrey-FifePaulPeteChris3523:55
Fife-SandtoftSteveBrianSimon2282:21
 9199:42


We flew from Otherton to Sandtoft on Friday and flew back on the Sunday. Total distance was 1007 miles with 12hrs 24mins flight time. Not bad for a week-end flying in a microlight!

Dedicated to the memory of Uncle Charlie and the crew of submarine HMS Swordfish
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