Aerial Views,Cranborne Chase - South Coast


Airy - fairy (and "with the greatest of ease")*...

Air Compton

...we take off, soaring upwards, with a backward look at Air Compton's rather short-looking strip near Shaftesbury, Dorset.  It's a "gin-clear" anti-cyclonic day, over Cranborne Chase.  The landscape below is sharply etched: a delight to the aviator's eye. Flight Plan:- Stonehenge, Salisbury, Bournemouth on the South Coast, and return.

Regimental Badges, Fovant Aerial view - Stonehenge
So much to take in on a day like this:- passing the chalk-cut regimental badges at Fovant, our Cessna then places us over Stonehenge.  Modern Humans, pondering Megalithic Man.

*Popular song of a bygone age - "He flies through the air with the greatest of ease, that daring young man..."

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