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Leaving the circuit – Flying solo can be tricky enough but then you have to navigate too!

After mastering solo circuits, it was time to venture out by myself into the training area. This might seem quite straight forward, however from the air, everything looks different! Luckily for me, the area that I was training in had some gas pipelines that could be followed into and out of the training area, which…
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“Feel like flying by yourself today?” – Going solo for the first time

I still remember my first solo as if it were yesterday. It is such an achievement that I don’t think it’s something that will ever be forgotten. I had some idea on the day that it might happen as I’d been practicing circuits on the previous few lessons with my instructors, but this wasn’t confirmed…
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Our Flying Family Has a New Operations Assistant! Meet Sarah McKenzie…

For me, there was never really a choice between helicopters and fixed wing. As far as I’m concerned, there is just no comparison. Coming from an emergency services background, I’ve had the opportunity to witness helicopters in search and rescue situations and was always interested in the complexity of flying them and how easy the…
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Welcome to the Flying Family Capt. Neil Day!

In December we welcomed Capt. Neil Day to the Flying Family! Neil is a highly-experienced Flying Instructor and Flight Examiner and we are thrilled to have him on board. This week, we learn about Neil's journey to becoming a Helicopter Pilot. "I am not sure when my love for helicopters started; I know that from…
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