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Category: Aviation

Cessna 172 Plane Crash – Putty NSW

Approximate 600pm – 27 October 2014  – I was listening to ATC on my radio scanner – 133.05 was the main radio frequency , operated by Brisbane Centre . Several airliners – Qantas, Jetstar had monitered and heard the beacon

Malaysian MH17 Shot down

INFO from WIKI http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mh17 Updated – 21 July 2014 – Australian Time http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-07-20/mh-17-crash-site-journalist-describes-grim-scenes/5609930 http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-07-18/videos-online-show-downing-of-flight-mh17/5606768 http://www.news.com.au/video/id-5ybm8zbzrZ8g8EifTLMQGBt-MAWZlDkf/Dozens-of-MH17-Passenger-Remains-Still-Missing https://au.news.yahoo.com/vic/a/24493439/mh17-tragedy-names-of-passengers-and-crew-emerge/?cmp=fb  – Crew list and names being released .. Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 (MH17/MAS17) was a scheduled international passenger flight from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur. On 17 July 2014, the Boeing 777 crashed near Hrabove in Donetsk

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Cirrus Crash Blue Mountains

Cirrus Crash On 10th May 2014 – A Cirrus SR 22 GTS aircraft encountered a mechanical fault while on a demo flight over Blue Mountains in NSW .  Registration N802DK 2.10pm – the Cirrus released its BRS ( Ballistic Recovery System

MH370 – Missing 777 Jet

Flight MH370 has been missing since Saturday 8 March 2014 in waters off Malaysia . Several unconfirmed reports surfaced on the news as to where the plane was, did it crash, did the plane turn around . Rescue crews from

Women Of Aviation week – Bathurst

8 March 2014 – Bathurst Airport http://www.womenofaviationweek.org/rsvp/bathurst/ A fantastic event held at Bathurst Airport last week – Team Leader Tammy Augostin the organiser for this event was very happy with the success . 109 women had their chance of a

Sportpilot TV

    Sport Pilot TV is a TV show and resource website all about recreational flying in all aircraft from RA/LSA to gyros to powered chutes Please visit this very informative website . Latest videos will demonstrate many pilot headsets

Mayday Call

Mayday Call Engine Failure – Story and Youtube clip – photos – Air traffic call. On 27th December 2012 – a flight back from Wollongong, was at approx 6500 feet, 22 miles to go until landing at Bathurst when the

Avalon Airshow

Avalon Airshow 2013 – held every 2 years!  Avalon Victoria.     UPDATE – 3 March 2013   https://plus.google.com/photos/107830390747458401584/albums/5850654907607143105   – Photos from trip to Avalon on 2nd March 2013 – 8 keen aviators, some pilots all flew down.  See pics

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Cirrus SR 22 Crash

Cirrus SR 22 Crash Gilgandra. 21 October 2012   A lucky escape for 2 guys flying from Emerald on 21st October 2012 when their Cirrus SR22 engine seized at approx 5000ft, pilot selected glide attitide but knew he would not

Fatal Ultralight Crash – Cootamundra April 7 2012

Two die in light plane crash after take-off at sundown   http://www.abc.net.au/news/2012-04-10/ballard-tues/3940456/?site=riverina&section=news http://theland.farmonline.com.au/multimedia/38517/517887/easter-horror-fatal-plane-crash-at-cootamundra-picture-addison-hamilton.aspx?Start=10&page=1   – Photos of the scene. A LIGHT plane that crashed in central western NSW, killing both occupants, took off just before last light, despite regulations forbidding planes

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