Weather warnings in Wisconsin

According to the KOSH TAF, a few searches on weather websites and a tweet from @toriafly the weather seems to be turning a bit ugly over Oshkosh this afternoon. I’m due to be flying over Wittman airport en route to Outagamie County Regional Airport (Appleton) in about 30 mins but the board is now showing […]

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The Road To Oshkosh 2012

I’m slightly fuzzy headed, tired, and starting to get a bit fidgety after 15 hours of flying, but nevertheless I’m still indescribably excited to be making my way to Oshkosh for EAA’s Airventure 2012. I’m currently at 39000 feet over America (making use of the inflight wifi offered on this AA flight) on my second […]

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Lunch onboard QF107 Sydney to Los Angeles

Lunch as served on a Qantas 747-400 from Sydney to Los Angeles today. A tuna niçoise salad with grapefruit/orange, "kitchen pantry" rice pudding, mini toblerone, jila mints and an Estate Range Pinot Grigio.

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Sydney Kingsford Smith from the air

Looking down at Sydney's Kingsford-Smith airport (YSSY) on departure bound for Townsville. We're departing in an Airbus A320, operated by Jetstar. Takeoff was from 16L which is the runway the sticks out the most to the bottom right of this photo. Sydney Harbour and the bridge can just be seen to the top left of […]

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Aviation addiction from a young age thanks to my Dad

My Dad sent me this photo today. It was taken at the Biggin Hill airshow in May 1982. That’s me in the middle – in between my Mum & sister. Even at the young age of 7 years old I was already hooked on aviation. I have such fond memories of going to Biggin Hill […]

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Aerobatic pre-solo checkride complete

Today marked the final dual flight before a big aviation milestone for me – my first solo aerobatic flight. For today’s dual consolidation lesson we went over the main ‘Advanced Aircraft Control’ maneuvers once again just to confirm to the Chief Flying Instructor that I was (in his eyes) competent to go out there and do […]

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