May 31, 2019

For the Love of Flying

It was the combined passion for aviation and marketing experience of Absolute Aviation CEO Neil Howard and Managing Director Guy Worthington which made a brand new Extra 300LX a reality for the South African air show circuit.

Lanseria based Absolut...

May 31, 2019

“There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered”. Nelson Mandela

On 7 March 2019 I got to return to a place unchanged and reflect on how my life had altered. It all Started with a Painting. Let me te...

The Walter Extra has become the gold standard for Unlimited Aerobatic aircraft. Many contenders have attempted to dethrone the Extra 300 – but it has just got better and better – and by most estimations, left the others far behind.

The proud owner of the latest Extra in...

May 31, 2019

On Thursday the 9th May, I received confirmation that I would need to attend a training camp in Spain starting on the 13th of May, this would be to compensate all the challengers that had missed their training slots in Abu Dhabi in February. And also to make sure we ar...

May 31, 2019

Its normally the Aussie Koala bears that we see hugging the tree-tops, but onlookers were surprised to see a yellow Cub also getting in on the act.

A pilot has been rescued after his Piper Cub recently crashed and lodged in the top of a tree near McCall, Idaho. The pilo...

May 31, 2019

You gotta have faith.

Dr Adriana Marais is an enigma. Unquestionably bright, she is nonetheless posturing on the world’s stages about living the rest of her life on Mars. Is she barking mad – or just delusional?

I have spent hours trying to make some sort of sense of the...

May 31, 2019

It is very heartening that one of the biggest growth industries in the world will not be the much hyped Fourth Industrial Revolution, but pilot training.

In his column in FlightCom this month, Captain Mike Gough provides some fascinating insights as to how the pilot tra...

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