Author Archives: OzFlyer

Time for an “Australian Plane Adventure”

I’ve been dreaming about the possibility of flying around Australia for as long as I can recently remember. The excitement has been building for a while and by no means has it let up! Continuously researching and leveraging an incredible … Continue reading

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Mooney Mooney Mooney

The ABBA classic of almost the same name is timeless and fun.  Today was however not about music, but about flying a timeless and fun plane, a Mooney M20J.  The Mooney is rather timeless, it hasn’t really change much since the early versions … Continue reading

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Flying and Still Loving It!

Those who know me would probably agree with this statement… “If it is worth doing, it’s worth overdoing! That pretty much sums up the last 6 months or so of flying.  Hello blog, it’s been a while. So thought a brief … Continue reading

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Introduction to Aerobatics

Joy has a legendary status at Jandakot.  Everybody who I’ve spoken to about learning aerobatics all recommend learning from Joy.  So that is exactly what is happening.  Having passed the Private Pilots License test a week earlier, the present to … Continue reading

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Private Pilot License Flight Test

I had exactly 1 week after my pre-license to get my Private Pilots License flight test done before I had to return to work.  Time to make it happen… It was a Thursday and all that was needed was some … Continue reading

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Overcoming Procrastination

Ok, so from time to time there are a few things I procrastinate with.  But I’m only going to go into one such procrastination, finishing my Private Pilots License. In Febuary 2012 I was ready for my final flight test … Continue reading

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Flying around Australia

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 … Continue reading

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