Tag Archives: Plane Crazy Down Under

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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Talking Ballooning with Adam @ Go Flying Australia

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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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Is Working at an Airshow Really Work?

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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

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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

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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)

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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

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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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Steve’s Deep Thoughts on the Plane Crazy Journey

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My co-host Steve Visscher has written a great piece about his thoughts on producing podcasts and Plane Crazy Down Under in particular. He put it on our Southern Skies Online Media site and the post is getting picked up and … Continue reading

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Having fun thanks to PCDU

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For those of you who don’t know it, I’m co-host of the Plane Crazy Down Under podcast, currently Australia’s only aviation podcast although we know of a new one that’s about to start up soon. It’s been going for almost … Continue reading

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Ongoing Jetstarisation of QANTAS

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According to Alan Joyce from QANTAS, the “Jetstarisation of QANTAS” is supposed to be over. Well, I have a problem with that as I continue to see evidence that, if anything, the “Jetstarisation” is increasing. I would not be surprised … Continue reading

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