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USAF C17 Media Flight

So there I was on holiday in Melbourne, when Grant called from the Plane Crazy Down Under podcast.  I was asked if I would be willing and able to participate in a media flight with the United States Air Force, departing RAAF Base Amberley on one their C17’s

Product Review – Air Hauler

A few years ago I came across a computer game called Euro Truck Simulator. The idea behind the game is to start out as a truck driver, driving for a transport company.  Once you’ve gained enough experience, you are able to setup your own trucking company, loan from the banks, purchase trucks, employ drivers, choose…

Book Review – Fighter Pilot

Ever wondered what it would be like to lead the life of a Fighter Pilot?? I was recently reffered to a book written by Mac ‘Serge’ Tucker (an ex – Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) Topgun), thanks to the Plane Crazy Down Under podcast, after they interviewed him in relation to his aviation experiences and…

Book Review – Flight of Passage

Let Rinker Buck take you on a heart-swept journey, coast to coast (New Jersey to LA) in 1966 in their PA-11 Piper Cub in his prose, ‘Flight of Passage’. The boys restored ’71-Hotel’ by themselves, planned & conducted the ‘fight of passage’, which inevitably would become their ‘right of passage’, under close scrutiny of their…

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