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Single Scoop: The Popularity of the Single-Engine

Posted by on Oct 30, 2017 in Featured, Flight Tests, Singles | 0 comments

Whether it’s carrying us into to battle in wartime or faithfully delivering us from point to point in peaceful skies, the piston single reigns supreme.

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Behind the Scenes: Aviation Australia

Posted by on Oct 30, 2017 in Featured, Training | 0 comments

The appropriately-named Aviation Australia are dedicated to producing the best pilots and aircraft maintenance engineers in the country.

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Flight Files: Da Bushcat

Posted by on Sep 30, 2017 in Featured, LSA | 0 comments

If there's one country that's as wild and rugged as Australia, it's South Africa. With baking deserts, ferocious coasts and harsh mountain ranges, it's no wonder that some truly tough light aircraft have come out of there.

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Inside Track: Captain Manfred Baudzus

Posted by on Sep 30, 2017 in Featured, General Aviation | 0 comments

Under the spotlight this month is Captain Manfred Baudzus, Senior Sales Director, Asia Pacific at Embraer Executive Jets.

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A Horrible Warning or an Extraordinary Example?

Posted by on Sep 30, 2017 in Featured, Training | 0 comments

John was fuming. This was the third time this month that the flight examiner had failed one of his students. Again, it was some of those damn Non-Technical Skill performance criteria that had been the issue.

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Outside In & Inside Out

Posted by on Sep 1, 2017 in Featured, General Aviation | 0 comments

With remote townships and establishments dotted throughout our parched country, traversing the remote reaches of the Australian environment can be a difficult undertaking - aviation has become a matter of necessity not a recreation.

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Behind the Scenes: Archerfield Airport

Posted by on Sep 1, 2017 in Featured, General Aviation | 0 comments

For nearly a century, Brisbane's Archerfield Airport has been an integral part of the city's transport infrastructure, growing and evolving as the population surrounding it has boomed.

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Solving a Sorority Minority

Posted by on Jul 30, 2017 in Featured, Professional | 0 comments

A Women’s Technical Camp was recently held by the Air Force at RAAF Base Wagga. The intention was to give young women a taste of a technical career in the Air Force.

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Just Landed: New Models Hitting the Runway

Posted by on Jul 28, 2017 in Featured, Weird & Wonderful | 0 comments

From commercial jets to light sports aircraft, we are living in a bountiful era of aircraft and technology.

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Who Watches the Watchers?

Posted by on May 31, 2017 in Featured, Weird & Wonderful | 0 comments

Have you ever noticed that pilots, who are pretty stylish as a rule (see – bomber jackets, aviators, jumpsuits and Tom Cruise) sport some seriously technical looking watches, often on a day-to-day basis?

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The Rec Check

Posted by on May 31, 2017 in Featured, Recreational | 1 comment

It's one of the most important decisions a new pilot can make, and will greatly affect his or her aerial adventures for many years - whether to move into RA or GA

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Behind the Scenes: Soar Aviation

Posted by on May 31, 2017 in Featured, Training | 0 comments

Training to become a pilot is one of the biggest steps a person can ever make, because it’s the beginning of the realisation of a lifelong dream to fly.

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Behind the Scenes: Dassault Aviation

Posted by on May 1, 2017 in Featured, General Aviation | 0 comments

For the past nine decades, Dassault has proudly flown the flag for French aviation, with a superb lineup of aircraft that are loved and respected across the planet.

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The Interview: Brett Anderson

Posted by on May 1, 2017 in Featured, LSA | 0 comments

If you're the proud owner of a beautiful Bristell aircraft, then you'd already know about Brett Anderson from Anderson Aviation - he's the sole distributor of Bristells in Australia, and has a true passion for these very special planes.

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Un Affettuoso Addio, Luigi

Posted by on Mar 31, 2017 in Featured, General Aviation | 0 comments

The aviation world is in mourning following the sad passing of the legendary Luigi Pascale at the age of 93. The flamboyant Italian left us after a brief illness, and was still heavily involved in the aviation industry until his final days.

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Slimming Down: Less is More

Posted by on Mar 31, 2017 in Aviation Engineering, Featured | 0 comments

In the world of flight, weight is everything.

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INSURE FOR SURE: Manufacturers and Pilots Making Safe

Posted by on Feb 27, 2017 in Aviation Finance & Insurance, Featured | 0 comments

As modern advances shape the technological landscape, the maximisation of safety and safe-practice are integral to every aspect of aviation, from engineering and design to flight training and the safe practice of pilot and crew

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Behind the Scenes: Hawker Pacific

Posted by on Feb 27, 2017 in Featured, General Aviation | 0 comments

Cessna, Beechcraft, Bell and Diamond are some of the biggest names in aviation, and one company puts their aircraft in the hands of Australians - Hawker Pacific.

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Inside Track: Mark Diaz

Posted by on Feb 27, 2017 in Featured, General Aviation | 0 comments

These people are at the front line of aviation, know every rivet and bolt of the aircraft they sell and have a special insight into what prospective customers are looking for in an aircraft. First up, is one of our favourite aviation personalities, Mark Diaz

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Top Gun Commercial and Military Trainers

Posted by on Jan 31, 2017 in Featured, General Aviation | 0 comments

It’s no news that modern advances in technology have dramatically altered the way we live. Technology shapes the way we communicate and interact with each other, how we work, how we learn and how we enjoy ourselves. And it’s no different in the world of aviation.

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European Odyssey

Posted by on Jan 31, 2017 in Aviation Engineering, Featured | 0 comments

Two men head to Europe for a whirlwind tour of Continental powerplants, props and aircraft maintenance training.

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Behind the Scenes: Evektor

Posted by on Jan 31, 2017 in Featured, LSA | 0 comments

Evektor proudly claim to turn ideas into reality, and that’s exactly what they do, with a range of light aircraft that are like dreams come true. Let’s take a look at this incredible Czech aviation company.

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Made at Home: Sum of the Parts

Posted by on Dec 5, 2016 in Featured, Homebuilding | 0 comments

During the hiatus between the Great Wars, Australian aviators were taking to the skies at a frenetic pace.

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Behind the Scenes: Fly Synthesis

Posted by on Dec 5, 2016 in Featured, LSA | 1 comment

The most beautiful, agile and reliable ultralights fly out of the factories of Italian manufacturer Fly Synthesis. Over the past three decades they’ve forged a reputation for excellence in aviation. This is the story of Fly Synthesis.

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PARAGLIDING IN PARADISE

Posted by on Oct 28, 2016 in Featured, Recreational | 0 comments

No feeling in the world is as incredible as hanging 750m above the turquoise seas of Bali, cruising through the sky while attached to a few bits of cord and a length of fabric.

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Behind the Scenes: Foxbat

Posted by on Oct 28, 2016 in Featured, Recreational | 3 comments

When it comes to Aussie success stories in the aviation industry, no names fly higher than Foxbat

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Bat for the Future

Posted by on Sep 29, 2016 in Featured, Recreational | 0 comments

Forget the Batwing and the Batmobile - if you want to feel like a superhero, you need to get your hands on a shiny new Bat Hawk.

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Welcome to Canberra

Posted by on Sep 29, 2016 in Commercial, Featured | 0 comments

The downpour didn’t dampen the spirits of plane spotters eager to witness the maiden touchdown of Singapore Airlines into Canberra.

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Behind the Scenes: CTC Aviation

Posted by on Sep 29, 2016 in Commercial, Featured | 0 comments

When it comes to preparing the next generation of commercial pilots for a life in the skies, one name flies higher than the rest: CTC Aviation.

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The Grumman American AA-1

Posted by on Sep 1, 2016 in Featured, General Aviation | 0 comments

The Grumman American AA-1 series is a family of light, two-seater aircraft known for their quick, responsive and unforgiving handling.

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