Special (not on YouTube) video for Blue Demon Aviation

Here’s a video that isn’t on YouTube that I made recently for the Blue Demon Aviation team. They’ve moved location at Moorabbin Airport and wanted to let customers know where they were and that they’re still very much open for business. So we filmed a fun, 2 minute video one morning at the airport which […]

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Every Airport Challenge – Victoria

Because we’re all having to stay closer to home right now I’ve been missing travelling in my aircraft. I was starting to run out of ideas of places to go that weren’t in another country (or even just in another state) and was getting a little down about only being able to go to the […]

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Fly The Border – Victoria

In January 2021 I attempted to fly the outline of the border of Victoria as accurately as possible using only traditional navigation techniques – no GPS, no following magenta lines on my iPad. Just a paper map, a pencil, and a few other analogue tools. It was both a success and a failure. A success […]

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What to do with your private pilot’s license

I was recently asked to be on an Australian Aviation podcast called Up And Away. The podcast is run by fellow aviator Chris Frangou with guests including Outback pilot Shelley Ross, Steve Hitchen from Australian Flying Magazine, Bevan Anderson (creator of AvPlan EFB) and now me! We have a chat about how I got into […]

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Darren James Weekend Breakfast interview on 3AW

Great to be interviewed by Darren James, broadcaster and fellow aviation lover, on his weekend breakfast show on 3AW. It was great to finally chat to Darren, not only an aviation fan but a fellow runner on his show. Below is the audio of the interview reproduced with permission. Be sure to check out Darren […]

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Gender Influence in Ab Initio Flight Training

Bachelor in Aviation/Business Management student Kerry Phillips is investigating female focussed flying schools and is asking pilots to complete a quick survey on the subject. As someone who loves the aviation industry and wants to see it continue to flourish long after COVID-19 is a distant memory, and as the father of a 13 year […]

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How our community can really make a difference

6th June, 2020 Since writing the article below on my public support of the Black Lives Matter movement I’ve received a lot of feedback. Some of you sent stories of discrimination or abuse you’ve received because of your background. Others agreed that white privilege and racial bias does exist in industries like aviation and that […]

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YouTube tips and how I became a pilot

Just finished a great conversation with my friend and Cirrus CSIP Philippe Polman for the London Flying Club. Philippe organises talks with aviators around the world for LFC members usually in a pub or a ‘real’ venue, but of course due to the travel restrictions he’s broadcasting these via the Internet right now instead. We […]

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How you can access “full air traffic control” behind-the-scenes videos

Over the years I’ve amassed a lot of content recorded in the cockpit of my flights, a lot of which never makes it to YouTube. I like to keep the aviation vlogs on my channel entertaining and informative and to try and focus on a story rather than simply document what goes on inside the […]

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