The Bölkow 207 really excels when it comes to a bit of longer distance touring. Up above five or six thousand feet with the mixture leaned the endurance is well in excess of five hours at a leisurely 110 knot cruise. We were able to take a straight line track from Tibenham to Oban which is pretty unusual for a VFR aircraft in UK airspace, helped by there being not so much Class A airspace in Scotland.

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