Crosswind landing in the Cirrus SR20

On a blustery day in Melbourne I decided to take the Cirrus SR20 (VH-TDS) up for some circuit practise. I brought along Mike Walden, head of Walden Aviation Services and my original Cirrus Standardised Instructor Pilot (CSIP) who did my Cirrus transition last year. Weather conditions were pretty good, but the 14Kt crosswind from around 40 […]

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Safety briefing flying with kids

Anytime you fly with passengers, especially flying with kids, it’s critical to give an informative and easy to understand safety brief. This is especially important when flying with younger passengers. It’s school holidays here in Melbourne so I took my daughter flying for the morning. We shot a video of some of the parts of the safety briefing […]

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The Lost Episode: RNAV approach through cloud at Moorabbin Airport

Flying back from Horsham Airport in Victoria to Moorabbin I spent the last 30 minutes or so cloudsurfing just over the top of an unbroken cloud layer above Avalon and Port Phillip Bay I then had to descend to 2600 feet to shoot the RNAV approach to Moorabbin which meant descending through a layer of […]

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