GIVEAWAY – Signed copy of ‘Voyage Of The Southern Sun’ AND vinyl soundtrack

If you’re into epic adventures and love aviation stories of pushing the limits you’ll love Michael Smith’s story of flying a Searey flying boat around the world. I’m lucky to call Michael a friend, but he’s also a massive inspiration to me for my flying. He’s kindly given me a signed copy of Voyage Of […]

Qantas Business Class Lounge Brisbane Airport

Visiting the Qantas Business Class Lounge Brisbane Airport Brisbane’s domestic terminal is home to Qantas’s ‘Lounge Precinct’, which sounds like a laid back police station but is in fact a dedicated area of the terminal and where you’ll find the Qantas Club, and Qantas Business Class Lounges. Brisbane Airport doesn’t have terminal numbers, it’s not […]

20K subscriber giveaway – iPad Mini + AvPlan and Airportag Gift Card

Last week my YouTube channel passed 20,000 subscribers. This was a huge milestone for me and I wanted to celebrate by giving a little back to all of you who have given your time and attention to me over the last year and a half. I’ve decided to do two giveaways to celebrate. One for the […]

Pilot Self Doubt – when you doubt yourself as a pilot

I’ve had a couple of you reach out to me recently about the subject of self-doubt. It seems like some of you are suffering from episodes of self-doubt in your flight training or flying career and you’re thinking that you’ll never be as good as other pilots that are out there. Or worse still sometimes you’re waking […]

A Thank You To My 20K Subscribers

This evening, I watched my YouTube subscriber count tick over 20,000. I remember at the start of this year I had just over 3,000 people subscribed to my channel. That number was huge to me, I couldn’t comprehend that 3,000 people would want to not only watch the videos I’d posted so far, but click […]

iPad Pro For Pilots – Should You Upgrade From iPad Mini 4?

This morning Apple announced several new hardware additions to their lineup and pre-event rumours had suggested one of those would be a brand new Apple iPad Mini. It wasn’t. I’ve been flying with an iPad Mini version 4 for a while now, I run AvPlan EFB and a selection of weather and other aviation related […]

Outback Flying Adventure – Download my Flight Plans

I recently spent two weeks flying solo around the West and North of Australia through some of the remotest parts of this country. My flights took me over the Nullarbor Plain, the Simpson Desert, the Kimberley and around Australia’s top end. Plus over Western Australia’s island archipelagos, through the Red Centre, and with scenic flights […]

Win tickets to OzFlightSim Expo

Win tickets to Oz Flight Sim Expo 2018 I’m talking at this year’s Oz Flight Sim Expo and have 2 tickets to give away for the show on Saturday November 17th. The expo is at Illawarra Regional Airport and I’ll be there all Saturday morning checking out the expo and hopefully meeting you too! You […]

DJI Spark: 10 tips to get cinematic drone footage

DJI Spark Drone Tips I’ve been using a DJI Spark for over a year now to capture footage that I use in my YouTube videos. Spoiler alert: I love it. The compact size means it’s really easy to travel with and it’s dead easy to operate and launch quickly for those times I stop on […]

Qantas Business Class Lounge Melbourne

Newly renovated Qantas Business Class Lounge now open The Qantas Business Class Lounge at Melbourne’s Domestic terminal has reopened after several months of refurbishment. The newly renovated lounge takes up the space where the regular Qantas Club lounge used to be. To access the lounge you head up the escalator from the Qantas Club entrance in […]