Flying around our great big island we call Australia is something that I’d love to do. So, like many, I’ve done it in commercial airliners, but that is not what I mean. I want to pack a few loved ones into the back of a single or twin general aviation aircraft and fly around the country.
There are a few things that need to be sorted first, like finally doing my flight exam to finally get my Private Pilots License (PPL). For that I now have a plan to get back in the left seat and get it done. With the help of the CFI at Jandakot Flight Centre, that shouldn’t be too far away (there is a little bit of practicing and studying to do to get back to standard).
Anyway, while doing some googling to find some inspiration for the hours of study ahead, I found a great video from Monika Petrillo. It is called Flyabout Movie covering Monika’s adventure of circumnavigating Australia. After watching the trailer, I went and ordered a copy. It arrived just 5 days later from the US. Tonight I sat and watched it with my mum. It is a great tale of Monika’s experience on the adventure including incredible scenery, experiences and self discovery. Definitely worth a watch!
Right, a bit of inspiration now back to the books!