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Mungalalu-Truscott Airbase and it’s Famous Namesake

Mungalalu-Truscott Airbase: A Heritage Place Mungalalu-Truscott airbase has been classified and entered into the Council of the National Trust of Australia (WA). This is a...

First Private Pilot Certificate Earned in Electric Plane

Pilot Shane Fisher has the first private pilot certificate earned in an electric plane. He performed his check ride in Pipistrel’s battery-powered Velis Electro. A...

The Light Bulb that Brought Down a Jet

The Light Bulb that Brought Down a Jet. Posted by Aviation For Aviators The light bulb that brought down a jet is the story of...

How to Camp When Flying

: Tips for Sleeping, Safety, and Gear How to camp when flying. Camping when flying can be a great experience, but it’s important to know...

The History of Old Bar Airstrip

The history of Old Bar Airstrip is fascinating! In the 1920s, George Bunyan, the caretaker of a reserve at the small coastal town of Old Bar in northern New...

Who is the Pilot in Command?

Who is the pilot in command? A faulty assumption leads to an accident Maralinga is a 3,000 sq km section of desert in South Australia....

USA Approves Unleaded AVGAS

The USA approves unleaded AVGAS, AOPA has reported. Hundreds more engines have been approved to use unleaded AVGAS. Do you think Australia will follow? A...

Farmer Builds Airstrip as Bushfire Season Approaches

Farmer builds airstrip as bush fires season approaches. A strip of gravel on Peter Kirchner’s Munglinup property is easing his nerves about the looming bushfire...

BasicMed – A US System for Certifying Pilots

On July 15, 2016, Congress passed legislation to extend the FAA’s funding. This legislation, FAA Extension, Safety, Security Act of 2016(FESSA) includes relief from holding an FAA medical certificate for...

PPL Privileges for DL9 and Class 2 Medicals

PPL privileges for DL9 and Class 2 medicals – how do they compare? Please note: To be able to fly on a DL9 driver licence...