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To Oblivion and Beyond

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I recently finished reading Macarthur (“Mac”) Job’s book Into Oblivion: The Southern Cloud enigma, yet another of his amazing air crash investigation books. An avid pilot, Macarthur was also responsible for the Department of Civil Aviation’s Aviation Safety Digest for … Continue reading

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Yup, more accidents this year

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Yes, there have been more light aircraft accidents in 2008. Sadly, the author of this article appears to be trying to link the rise in Recreational Aviation to the increase, throwing in comments about maintenance being done by non-CASA certified … Continue reading

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Two more light aircraft accidents :(

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Two more light aircraft accidents have occurred in Australia, taking the total since Christmas Eve to 4. The first involved a light plane hitting a concrete tank then crashing. The two men on board were injured and some additional information … Continue reading

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Christmas Aviation Accidents in Australia

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Seems a couple of light aircraft have gone down in Australia this Christmas. Both involved C172 aircraft, the first one carrying two men and reports say low cloud & rain may have contributed. The second one had a single pilot … Continue reading

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