Tag Archives: PCDU

Preparing for Avalon 2017

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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I’m hosting an exclusive F35 Cockpit Demonstrator session :)

Thanks to the folks at Lockheed Martin, I’m getting the chance to host an F35 Cockpit Demonstrator session on Thursday evening (17th March) while I’m here in Canberra for the Canberra Balloon Spectacular. If you’re in town and interested in … Continue reading

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Talking Ballooning with Adam @ Go Flying Australia

I first met Adam from the Go Flying Australia podcast in Canberra when I was visiting for the Canberra Balloon Spectacular in March 2015. We caught up for beers at a local pub and talked about flying and also producing … Continue reading

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Heritage Recognition for B24 Restoration Project & its Hangar

In my role as co-host & producer of the Plane Crazy Down Under aviation show, I’ve been fortunate to have a few visits of the B24 Liberator Restoration Project‘s hangar in Werribee. A group of enthusiastic volunteers have been working … Continue reading

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Fighter Pilot: Mis-Adventures beyond the sound barrier with an Australian Top Gun

Some time ago I picked up a copy of Serge’s book on his career flying the F/A-18 with the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF). If you don’t already have a copy of this book in your bookcase (or e-Reader) then … Continue reading

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Is Working at an Airshow Really Work?

I’ve just been down at Tyabb Airport this evening where the Tyabb Airshow 2014 planning committee were meeting at the Peninsular Aero Club. Once again we’ll be covering the airshow for our Plane Crazy Down Under aviation show so I … Continue reading

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Help Produce a Documentary on Aeroneurophycosis

Some time ago I posted about the word “Aeroneurophycosis” and how it could be use to explain the love of aircraft & aviation that I (& many others) have. Steven Pam is a friend of mine and also the videographer … Continue reading

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Flying Shirts – AOPA Members are Plane Crazy

The Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association (AOPA) in the USA recently released a tshirt proclaiming that AOPA members are plane crazy. Our friend Benet Wilson from AOPA (aka Aunt Benet on the Airplane Geeks podcast) thought that given Steve & … Continue reading

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Podcasts I Enjoy (Starting with Plane Crazy Down Under)

As most of you will know, my friend Steve Visscher & I are the producers & hosts of the Plane Crazy Down Under aviation show. We’ve been putting out episodes on a mostly regular basis since July in 2009. Given … Continue reading

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Fantastic Plastic: 787 ZA003 DreamTour

Today I attended the 787 DreamTour event at Melbourne airport thanks to an invitation from Qantas & Jetstar. What a fantastic time I had, especially as I was able to bring a few of the Plane Crazy Down Under team … Continue reading

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