A Dream of Flying

Have you ever had a dream to fly yourself?  Many people do have such a dream but never get to try the dream.  Reasons why the dream may not be tried are many but often involve things like the assumed expense, assumed difficulty, self-doubt and family matters. Today learning to fly may not be as … Continue reading A Dream of Flying

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Sydney Flypast

Sydney is a primary control zone because, of course, it is home to Australia's biggest and busiest airport.  But light aircraft pilots can do a spectacular flypast of Sydney by following the light aircraft lane from Bundeena in the south to Long Reef in the north.  The route must be flown at below 500' and … Continue reading Sydney Flypast

My First Scare While Flying

My first scare while flying occurred while I was flying solo using the privilege granted by my Restricted Pilot License.  I was carrying out forced landing practice which meant descending without power to a minimum altitude of 250' before opening the throttle to fly away again.  The temperature in the area was fairly high, perhaps … Continue reading My First Scare While Flying