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Presenting Two Papers at MilCIS 2017

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Thanks to my article on extracting information from C2 systems that was published in Australian Defence Magazine earlier in the year, I had the opportunity to present a paper at MilCIS 2017. MilCIS is the Military Computer Information Systems conference … Continue reading

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Uncontrolled Airspace Podcast

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If you’re listening to aviation podcasts then you *have* to listen to Jack, Jeb & Dave from the Uncontrolled Airspace show (aka UCAP). With well over 400 episodes produced over more than eleven years, these guys are the power-house of … Continue reading

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Published in the 2017 Sport Aviation Close Calls booklet

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The Civil Aviation Safety Authority here in Australia (our version of the US’ FAA) prints a number of “Close Calls” stories in their various publications. The objective is to present stories where a pilot came close to an accident so … Continue reading

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Presenting at the AEWG during Avalon 2017

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Thanks to having my Data Access and Analytics article published in Australian Defence Magazine, I was given the opportunity to provide a short presentation on the topic at the RAAF’s Aeronautical Environment Working Group (AEWG) seminar during Avalon 2017. The … Continue reading

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The Airline Pilot Guy Podcast: The view from his side of the cockpit door

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Captain Jeff Nielsen has been producing the Airline Pilot Guy podcast for over six years, not including his early episodes that were produced as the Catholic Pilot show. In addition to releasing his show as an audio podcast, Jeff also … Continue reading

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RAAF C-27J Spartan Media Flight

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Back on Friday the 24th of February I was given the opportunity to fly with the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) in one of their new C-27J Spartan twin engine tactical transport aircraft. I would have posted this information earlier … Continue reading

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Data Analytics Article in Australian Defence Magazine

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In February this year I had an article published about data access and analytics in Australian Defence Magazine. Focusing on Command & Control (C2) systems and the issues that must be addressed in order to access and analyse the copious … Continue reading

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Lockheed Martin will be at Avalon 2017 in force

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Last week I took part in a media teleconference with Lockheed Martin’s media representatives and a number of local journalists. The purpose of the call was to discuss Lockheed Martin’s presence next week at the Australian International Airshow and Aerospace … Continue reading

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Preparing for Avalon 2017

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Every two years the Australian International Air Show is hosted at Avalon Airport to the west of Melbourne. Generally referred to simply as “Avalon” or “Avalon Air Show,” the event comprises a trade show (the Australian International Aerospace & Defence … Continue reading

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Geeking Out on Aviation – ROFLCopter

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Many years ago I picked up the “ROFLCopter” t-shirt from ThinkGeek in the USA. It’s based on an online meme but for me it’s combining aviation & geeking so hey, double plus good :) Always good for a few fun … Continue reading

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