The Scottish Aero Club

Stories of our flying visits!

Members of the SAC have some stories to tell ...

Long Haul Cub - Perth to Wickenby and back with Russell Myles

Russell is one of our committee members and one of the keenest aviators we know! 

Throughout his career, he has flown various types of military and commercial aircraft, both fixed-wing and helicopters, and in his spare time, guess what … he likes to fly!  

Click HERE to read about his flight to the Vintage Piper Aircraft Club (VPAC) fly-in at Wickenby, near Lincoln in June.

Scotland to Sweden with Russell Myles

In the summer of 2018, Russell and Brenda McHale set out on an impressive journey from Perth to Sweden.

As you would imagine, this is a long story so it’s been broken into four sections below.  Including great photos, read this epic tale of adventure!

Click HERE to read stage one of the journey – The Trip Out.  Scotland to Sweden.

Click HERE to read stage two – Sweden to Germany.

Click HERE to read stage three – Avoiding Thunderstorms to Belgium

Click HERE to read the final leg – The Trip Home.

Perth to Cannes, France with Alan Mortimer

In July 2017, Alan Mortimer and his wife, Margaret, undertook a flight from Perth to Cannes, France in a Pioneer 300.

Read about their fantastic trip HERE

The blog is followed by a further trip Alan, and his son Gordon, made to Sweden before Alan became a member of the Scottish Aero Club

Flying G-BDKH back home after 60 years by Keith Griggs June 2016

In June 2016, some 60 years after G-BDKH first flew from Samaur in France, Keith Griggs and two intrepid friends decided to fly the aircraft back to its place of origin to celebrate its 60th anniversary!

Click HERE to read more about their adventure

A nip around Scotland with Keith Boardman & Peter Bevan

On Sunday 26th June 2005 Keith Boardman and Peter Bevan, from the Scottish Aero Club at Perth, established what they believe to be a unique record.

To read more of their story, please click HERE 

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