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The ultimate podcast for General and Recreational Aviation stories within Australia. We discuss flying training, Light Sport Aircraft, General Aviation Aircraft, owning aircraft, employment within aviation, air shows, fly ins, airplane reviews, cross country trips and other interesting news in aviation within Australia.

The ultimate podcast for General and Recreational Aviation stories within Australia. We discuss flying training, Light Sport Aircraft, General Aviation Aircraft, owning aircraft, employment within aviation, air shows, fly ins, airplane reviews, cross country trips and other interesting news in aviation within Australia.
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Australia

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The ultimate podcast for General and Recreational Aviation stories within Australia. We discuss flying training, Light Sport Aircraft, General Aviation Aircraft, owning aircraft, employment within aviation, air shows, fly ins, airplane reviews, cross country trips and other interesting news in aviation within Australia.

Twitter:

@Goflyingaus

Language:

English


Episodes

Go Flying Australia Podcast 040 – The rookie squadron who fought for Australia – 75 Squadron RAAF

6/28/2017
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I talk with Michael Veitch who is the author of the book 44 days: 75 Squadron and the fight for Australia. Michaels book is a tribute to the men of 75 Squadron RAAF who... The post Go Flying Australia Podcast 040 – The rookie squadron who fought for Australia – 75 Squadron RAAF appeared first on Go Flying Australia Blog.

Duration: 01:02:34


Go Flying Australia Podcast 039 – A light aircraft you can fly around the world – Sling Aircraft

5/20/2017
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Summary: Interview with Errol von Rensburg who is the Australian distributor of South African built Sling aircraft. The Airplane Factory which manufactures Sling aircraft currently supplys both kits and factory built aircraft for 2 seater Sling... The post Go Flying Australia Podcast 039 – A light aircraft you can fly around the world – Sling Aircraft appeared first on Go Flying Australia Blog.

Duration: 01:00:16


Go Flying Australia Podcast 038 – Five questions to ask before buying a plane

5/8/2017
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Summary: I interview two aircraft owners about their experiences. Guest 1 – Ben Jones who has been flying for 22 years. He currently holds an RAAUS Certificate and a Recreational Pilot License with a number of... The post Go Flying Australia Podcast 038 – Five questions to ask before buying a plane appeared first on Go Flying Australia Blog.

Duration: 00:50:55


Go Flying Australia Podcast 037 – From Private Pilot to Flying school owner – Daniel Pearson

2/14/2017
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Daniel Pearson is an IT entrepreneur, Private Pilot and part owner of TVSA Pilot Training at Bacchus Marsh near Melbourne. Daniel is always looking for opportunities to introduce more people to aviation so he... The post Go Flying Australia Podcast 037 – From Private Pilot to Flying school owner – Daniel Pearson appeared first on Go Flying Australia Blog.

Duration: 00:41:47


Go Flying Australia Podcast 036 – Who’s the greatest Bush Pilot of all time and more with Tim Howes and Dan Compton

2/3/2017
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Im joined by two keen bush pilots to talk about bush flying in a slightly different format than the usual show. Guest 1 – Tim Howes is a pilot, airplane owner and a co founder... The post Go Flying Australia Podcast 036 – Who’s the greatest Bush Pilot of all time and more with Tim Howes and Dan Compton appeared first on Go Flying Australia Blog.

Duration: 00:48:38


Go Flying Australia Podcast 035 – Aircraft Charter and starting a Regional Airline with Airspeed Aviation

10/21/2016
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Interview with Ben Wyndham – Today on the show I talk with Ben Wyndham who runs airspeed aviation which is a successful charter operator and flight school based in Scone in NSW. Ben is passionate... The post Go Flying Australia Podcast 035 – Aircraft Charter and starting a Regional Airline with Airspeed Aviation appeared first on Go Flying Australia Blog.

Duration: 01:01:28


Go Flying Australia Podcast 034 – Air Traffic Control with Rob Mark

9/8/2016
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Interview with Rob Mark - ATC, ATP rated pilot, Journalist, Author and Podcaster. Rob got his start in aviation by joining the United States Airforce as an Air Traffic Controller before moving into to a civilian role as a controller with the Federal Aviation Authority. Rob also has worked as an Airline and Business Jet pilot where he gained more than 7,000 hours of experience at the controls. These days Rob is a senior editor at Flying magazine along within running the Jetwhine Blog but he...

Duration: 00:55:24


Go Flying Australia Podcast 033 – Game changing proposals for Recreational Aviation

8/20/2016
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I talk with Michael Monck - Chairman of Recreational Aviation Australia (RAAUS). We talk about two game changing proposals from RAAUS who are looking to increase the Maximum Takeoff Weight (MTOW) of aircraft that it administers and to enable its members to fly their aircraft in controlled airspace. We also talk about the controversial restrictions which were placed on Jabiru powered aircraft and also about a couple of close calls which Michael has had in his time as a pilot. I also speak...

Duration: 00:57:32


Go Flying Australia Podcast 032 – Man on a mission – Wings out West CFI Dan Compton (RAAF, RFDS and Bush Pilot)

7/18/2016
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I talk with Dan Compton, an ex RAAF and RFDS pilot who has recently started his own flight school called Wings Out West based at Dubbo. At his flight school Dan has combined many passions into one. Dan plys his trade as an instructor in bright yellow Legend Cub aircraft teaching his student not only the syllabus but also some bush flying along the way. It is clear from talking with Dan that his biggest passion in life is helping young people and in this interview we hear how successful he...

Duration: 00:53:46


Go Flying Australia Podcast 031 – An American Recreational Aviation Instructor – Bill Weeks

6/15/2016
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Today on the show I talk with Bill Weeks who has over 4,000 hours of experience instructing in a broad range of General and Recreational Aircraft. Bill currently is the Chief Flying Instructor at Golden Plains Aviation based at Lethbridge in Victoria. This was really was one of my favourite interviews and if you are anything like me you will find many lessons learnt in some of Bill’s experiences. Links Golden Plains Aviation website Golden Plains Aviation Facebook Page Extra Join the...

Duration: 00:47:53


Go Flying Australia Podcast 030-Wings around the world teen Pilot Lachlan Smart

5/13/2016
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Today on the show I talk with a remarkable young man named Lachlan Smart who at only 18 years of age plans to fly solo around the world in a Cirrus SR22. Links: Wings around the World website The post Go Flying Australia Podcast 030-Wings around the world teen Pilot Lachlan Smart appeared first on Go Flying Australia Blog.

Duration: 00:27:22


Go Flying Australia Podcast 029 – Tecnam aircraft – its ‘Amore’ at first sight

4/26/2016
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Today on the show I talk with Gerard Kitt who is the proud owner of a Tecnam P2002 Sierra. Such was his love for Tecnam aircraft Gerard decided to become a Tecnam distributor with an office based at Cessnock airport in the Hunter Valley. You may have heard of Tecnam aircraft such as the high wing p92 and the low wing p2002 which have long been used as training aircraft but in the interview we will hear about the huge range of Tecnam aircraft including the new flagship Rotax powered LSA...

Duration: 00:36:34


Go Flying Australia Podcast 028 – Matt Halls 2016 Red Bull Air Race World Championship

4/21/2016
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On today's show I catch up with Matt Hall who provides a rundown on his team's preparation for the 2016 red bull air race world championship. Matt is currently busy preparing for the second race of the season in Austria and is hoping to continue his team's success after coming second in the 2015 championship. http://traffic.libsyn.com/goflying/Go_Flying_Australia_Podcast_028.mp3 Click here to Subscribe via Itunes Click here to learn how to subscribe using an Android Device Links: Matt Hall...

Duration: 00:38:44


Go Flying Australia Podcast 027 – Experimental Aircraft Ownership with Mark Newton

3/10/2016
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Summary: Have you ever dreamed of owning your own aircraft? You have probably thought about owning a recreational or certified General Aviation aircraft but have you ever considered buying an Experimental amateur Built (EAB) aircraft? To find out more about these awesome aircraft today on the show I'm talking with Mark Newton who provides some insights what's it like to buy and own a Vans RV-6. http://traffic.libsyn.com/goflying/Go_Flying_Australia_Podcast_027.mp3 Links: Sport Aviation...

Duration: 00:42:15


Go Flying Australia Podcast 026 – Army and Rescue Helicopter Crewman Clay Marks

2/21/2016
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Summary:Clay Marks is an Australian Army veteran whostarted out as his service as a Parachute Rigger, often getting the opportunity to jump with Special Forces operators. Clay eventually decided to retrain as a helicopter Crewman and went on to serve on multiple operational deployments overseas. Clay took his skills from the Army and started working forCareflight in Sydney which provides a valuable Aeromedical retrieval service for those in desperate need. Despite his other careers which...

Duration: 00:37:57


Go Flying Australia Podcast 025 – Aussie Bush Pilot conquers the High Sierra in Nevada

11/18/2015
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Summary: Interview with an Australian Bush pilot Tim Howes who has recently travelled to Nevada to attend the High Sierra Fly-inn. This is a fly-inn where bush pilots get together to conquer back country strips... The post Go Flying Australia Podcast 025 – Aussie Bush Pilot conquers the High Sierra in Nevada appeared first on Go Flying Australia Blog.

Duration: 00:36:09


Go Flying Australia Podcast 024 – New VSTOL A32 Vixxen LSA from Aeroprakt

11/8/2015
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I talkwith Peter Harlow who is the distributor of Aeroprakt aircraft in Australia. We talk about the trusty and well known A-22 Foxbat and also the brand new game changing A-32 Vixxen. The Vixxen has... The post Go Flying Australia Podcast 024 – New VSTOL A32 Vixxen LSA from Aeroprakt appeared first on Go Flying Australia Blog.

Duration: 00:34:15


Go Flying Australia Podcast Episode 023 – Warbirds Downunder preview

11/7/2015
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Today on the show I talk with Peter Harper from the Temora Aviation Museum about the upcoming Warbirds Downunder Air show on 20-21 Nov 2015. In the interview we talk about a number of things... The post Go Flying Australia Podcast Episode 023 – Warbirds Downunder preview appeared first on Go Flying Australia Blog.

Duration: 00:34:37


Go Flying Australia Podcast 022 – Ditching a DC-3 on Botany Bay with Rod Lovell

10/23/2015
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Summary:Interview withRod Lovell who is an ex Royal Australian Air Force pilot who was the captain of a DC-3 charter flight that had an engine failure at 200 feet after taking off from Sydney Airport.... The post Go Flying Australia Podcast 022 – Ditching a DC-3 on Botany Bay with Rod Lovell appeared first on Go Flying Australia Blog.

Duration: 00:42:05


Go Flying Australia Podcast 021 – David Jardine (Lifelong GA pilot) and Ryan Campbell (Teen world flight)

10/1/2015
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Show notes: The first interview is with General Aviation Pilot David Jardine. Dave has flown some awesome aircraft types and I was lucky enough to talk with him about some of the these including the... The post Go Flying Australia Podcast 021 – David Jardine (Lifelong GA pilot) and Ryan Campbell (Teen world flight) appeared first on Go Flying Australia Blog.

Duration: 01:04:26

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