John o' Groats to Lands End Non Stop

John o Groats to Lands End non stop

In 2007 Chris Copple took off from Barton at 06.00 in a Flight Design CTSW and headed North to Wick Airport.

After landing at 09.00 the aircraft was refuelled to full fuel.

His estimated time of arrival for St Just airfield near Lands End was 16.00

Departing Wick Airport at 10.00 he then flew non stop to Lands End and landed at St Just airfield at 16.01, just 1 minute out from his ETA.

After refueling the aircraft he departed Lands End at 17.00 and arrived back at Barton at 19.20.

Distance covered was 1200 miles.