Author: Andrew Burdett

Andrew Burdett sat in the passenger seat of a PA-18 150 Super Cub at White Waltham Airfield.

My First Flying Lesson – 8 September 2015

Today at noon, I found myself at White Waltham Airfield in Berkshire, preparing for take-off during an introductory flying lesson. Once in the skies, we passed over wide fields, busy road networks, and the ribboning Thames below. Still persists the childlike wonder of seeing from above the places one thinks one knows so well.

A smiling Gareth Mound, pictured in 2015.

Goodbye Gareth – 2 August 2015

Gareth Mound, 1996 — 2015: Andrew Burdett offers his personal recollections of his friend and former classmate, who died in August 2015 aged just 19.