Category: Aviation

Feb 21

Tribute to Max Quartermain

Its been all over the news today that Max Quartermain lost his life today when his B200 Super King Air crashed on takeoff after what is suspected to be an engine failure. Max was well known in the aviation industry, especially around Essendon Airport where the crash occurred. He was a very knowledgeable pilot that …

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Feb 07

The feed from FlightRadar24’s F-YMML4 receiver

Quite a while ago, I applied to host Flight Radar 24s receiver at my place near Melbourne Airport, Australia (YMML). It started off with the ID F-YMML1 (being the first in Victoria), but a faulty unit saw the handle change to F-YMML4. With it, there was a massive boost in ASD-B reporting for Victoria – …

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Sep 08

Student pilot dies near Ballarat

A comrade has died. I always feel sad when I read about these kinds of things. As yet, the unnamed female student pilot from RMIT Flight Training has crashed on her first solo cross country at Millbrook. News coverage – ABC, 7 News. Aviation is an unforgiving and dangerous industry. Never forget this.

Oct 03

Updated Xplane charts

I know its been a while since I last updated these (a year ago!) – so I’ve run through the updates. As an added bonus, I have included the ERSA as well as the DAPs. Yay. Download Link

Sep 01

DAP Charts new cycle online

I’ve just run through updating my DAPs files for x-plane and flight simmers. You can get them here.

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