Museums Spotting

A visit to the Manchester Airport Runway Visitor Park

A combined spotting trip and museum visit before heading home. Having spent just over three weeks in Europe and the UK, it finally came time to fly home, out of Manchester Ringway in the UK’s northwest. The afternoon day prior however, I managed to squeeze in some spotting in the snow and a visit to […]

History Museums

A visit to the South Australian Aviation Museum at Port Adelaide

How to get there, and what to expect at South Australia’s premier aviation museum After arriving in Adelaide on the inaugural QantasLink/Alliance Airlines flight from Hobart on one of their new Embraer E190s, I made a visit to the South Australian Aviation Museum out at Port Adelaide. Today I’ll give you a bit of a […]


Q&A with a Home Simulator Builder and former Airline Pilot

Qantas, East-West, and Simulators with Ian Cameron In light of the recent success of my Q&A with a Cathay 777 pilot, I got in contact with an acquaintance of mine, ex-Qantas & East-West pilot, Computer Technician, and master of home simulator building, Ian Cameron, to talk about his time in the aviation industry and the […]


A History of International Flights to Hobart

From TAA to Cathay, a comprehensive history With the announcement that Air New Zealand will start flying to Hobart again in mid April, after a 23 year hiatus, I thought it would be a good idea to take a deep dive into the history of scheduled international flights to Hobart Airport. The vast majority of […]