leiafee wrote:It was all very Boys Own self congratulatory fluff, and the narrator needed a throat sweet, but the UH bits were a lot of fun.
That and the wobbly wingovers which was one of the few areas you got a sense of the learning curve.
But Guy Martin has learnt to fly in 2 hours or so..... hasn't he??
MrT6 is now asking what I have really been doing 'at the airfield' when I told him I was going for my 9th lesson, 'cos obviously I'm either fibbing or thick, or possibly both
According to next week Radio Times he made some remark about “not bothered to fly just for the sake of it”.
Yes he managed to pole it around the sky (both hands on the stick, no throttle control) which is completely wrong and why didn’t the instructor point that out? My daughter did that the first time she flew with me (one handed).
Yes he got the Tiger on the ground, once.
He hasn’t learned to fly in two hours.
Although he’s paying tribute to those that did it in WW2, it’s a very false version of the real training and will certainly mislead anyone watching it.
It looks like a box ticking exercise for TV.
I’d like to be proved wrong , we’ll see on Sunday.