“Flying underway” is the minimalist caption provided by Mike Shellim for his photo taken at the Welsh Open F3F. It took place on September 9th through 11th, 2022 at Bwlch, Wales. Click the image to view Mike’s spectacular still photo in all of its glorious, original resolution.

In The Air

Great storytelling isn’t always about what you leave in — it’s also about what you leave out.


  • Mike Shellim Photography — The collected works of this very talented photographer (and curator!) who is mentioned in this story.
  • Lift over Drag for October 2022 — This is the monthly email newsletter we send out prior to each issue. It always contains a few tantalising hints as to what to expect. You really should subscribe.
  • I’ve Got the Power: OpenTX — “Few topics generate more noise and hot air than OpenTX, the popular open source operating system. Some love it. Others hate it…”



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