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    I don't BELIEVE it

    I've been having a Victor Meldrew moment... for nearly two weeks. Having arrived at Stansted courtesy of Ryanair on 4 October I'd got my X air all ship-shape, tanked up and ready to depart to its new home in France by the middle of the following week. Since then I've been waiting for a weather window to make the Channel crossing and head south.



    While there have been light winds and highs of 27/28 degrees down in my part of the world I along with everyone else in the south of England have been staring out of the window at rain and/or constant winds gusting up to 50/60 mph!!

    It looks as though there might be a window in the second half of next week by which time both I and the X air will be desperately champing at the bit to get away. I'll be making sacrifices to the weather gods very soon hoping it might help.

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    Good old British weather! I hope the appropriate gods smile upon you soon, Roger.
    I am in the middle of having a new roof on my house, so it's been a bit nail biting for me too.
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    I' ve got a Boris Johnson that you could sacrifice...


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    No can do Tom. Sacrifices must have been god-fearing, pious and celibate...


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    Fair comment.
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    Saw on your blog that Headcorn is waterloged? Why do you need to go to Headcorn? You could go into Lydd which as hard runways or just fly straight to France

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    Hi William, I don't want to fly from where the X air is stored fully loaded so I need to make an intermediate stop before heading off to France to load up and Headcorn is closest. If I need to I'll have to change my plan but I'd rather not.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Roger Mole View Post
    Hi William, I don't want to fly from where the X air is stored fully loaded so I need to make an intermediate stop before heading off to France to load up and Headcorn is closest. If I need to I'll have to change my plan but I'd rather not.
    Are you going to film any of the flight? Would be great to see


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    Would normally have done but with Ryanair's baggage allowance I couldn't fit my video kit in. But I'll be taking photos though.


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