Is aviation training keeping up and delivering training outcomes that align with new simulation technology and learning methods? In Australia, many companies and learning institutions such as Boeing Training, airlines, general aviation flight schools, universities, and the Australian military are embracing the new sim technology and the training methodology that goes with it.
After a near 20-year career with Qantas, Boeing 747-400 VH-OJU will have a second life flying as a Rolls-Royce test aircraft.
Dawn of the silent, clean, ion machine. Who knew that we’d be looking for the same qualities in both aircraft and roommates?
When an innovative New Zealand company develops a cutting-edge aerial camera system a stone’s throw from an airport where a…
There was a time when being first into the market with the latest jet from Boeing or Airbus was a winning formula for progressive airlines. Over the past few years, however, being a prime mover has become a risky and highly costly business as repeated operational glitches plague some of the newest models.
To mark the first of three Project Sunrise nonstop research flights from New York to Sydney, this story from the Australian Aviation archives comes from May 2018, when Gerard Frawley wrote about the experience of being on Qantas’s inaugural Perth-London Heathrow nonstop service.
Think about the reason you’re reading this article. I suspect, like myself, your passion for all things aviation began at…
This story featuring Dave Unwin’s airtest of the Piper PA-28 Cherokee Archer LX first appeared in the August 2019 edition of Australian Aviation.
This story by Marena Janse van Rensburg charts the building of a BushCat light sport aircraft in seven days by 25 students in late September 2019.
This story by Owen Zupp from the August 2019 edition of Australian Aviation looks at the role and purpose of the flight simulator in pilot training.
Bankstown Airport supports some 166 businesses, injecting almost $1bn to the state economy annually, making it a major contributor to the financial health of NSW, as well as a vital player in the provision of state-wide human services.
This story from the Australian Aviation archives comes from October 2012, when Ellis Taylor wrote about the regional workhorse that is Bombardier Dash 8 in Australia.
This story by Tom Ballantyne on the operating environment for low-cost carriers in Asia first appeared in the August 2019 edition of Australian Aviation.
This story by Chris Frame looks some of the people behind the important work undertaken by aeromedical helicopter operator RACQ Lifeflight Rescue.
A key milestone was achieved at the Boeing Everett factory in Washington in November when engineers completed assembly of the major fuselage sections of the first flight-test B777X, the manufacturer’s latest long-haul, twin-aisle jet.
THE DITCHING OF AUSTRALIAN AVIATION GOVERNANCE PART 2 When was the last time you did something that, in hindsight, you…
In the August 2019 edition of Australian Aviation, Chris Douglas asks if Australia’s police helicopter fleets are adequate to respond to a terrorist act.
This story from the Australian Aviation archives is from November 2011 when Geoffrey Thomas wrote about the first Boeing 787 delivery to All Nippon Airways.
A conversation with Sergeant Rob Whittle, who is in command of the Queensland Police’s fleet of remotely piloted aircraft, known as PolAir.
It is fitting in the year GE Aviation celebrates its centenary, that the global giant also has reason to celebrate an engine deal worth close to half a billion dollars that extends its already impressive reach within the Asia Pacific.