June 28th, 2016
Barry goes SOLO…
Yes today Barry from Melbourne went Solo in his XT-912. Barry had to contend with the Ag aircraft flying circuits and other aircraft arriving. Barry took it in his stride. I heard a radio call that said “Yarrawonga Traffic… Sliky smooth”. Well done Barry.
June 23rd, 2016
Flight test the new Garmin AERA 660…
This GPS is very easy to operate with a very clear screen. It has all the fetures of the 795, without the weight. Vey easy to fit into the aircraft, after a small modification to the yoke mount. This GPS doesn’t have as many mounting options as the AERA 550, But you will be able to made it work in 99% of application. Because of its weight you can Velcro the mounting bracket to the instrument panel as I did. I like it and soon you should be able to add the Airservices maps to the data base.
June 20th, 2016
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June 20th, 2016
A great weekend of flying…
We had a great weekend of flying. Lawrie and CFI Peter flew to Benalla Aviation Museum and back. Then there was plenty of local flying done as well. We even had time for some Formation work.
June 20th, 2016
Megafauna Fly-away 2016…
The Megafauna Fly-away for 2016 was in one word WET. We still managered to get in 15 to 18 hours of local flying and we accomplished all the other trips that were planned. All the aircraft were hangared for the week so there was no problems there. It was another great Megafauna Fly-away. Thanks to everyone who made it happen.
May 30th, 2016
P&M Aviation & FFF…
P&M Aviation have been very busy getting two aircraft ready the Flight For Freedom guys. The photo shows the two aircraft ready to head off on there next adventure.
May 23rd, 2016
PulsR is great to fly…..
The PulsR is a great aircraft to fly. You don’t need a helmet or heavy flying gear as the cockpit has no wind and it quit warm. I flew yesterday with only a flightsuit, a hat and headset. A very comfortable flight.
May 14th, 2016
New HypeR Trike flies at last….
The HypeR is the exciting all new flexwing from P&M Aviation built to give you more room, more comfort and more fun.Designed as the result of extensive market research,the HypeR gives the pilot, passenger or instructor the ultimate freedom to enjoy the skies due to its low drag design,Cantilever sprung undercarriage, and fully adjustable front and rear seating positions making it the perfect flying experience for all shapes and sizes. The quickly removable wrap round windscreen significantly reduces wind buffet for both the pilot and passenger and the all composite body panels ensure loose items are securely contained. An optional BRS parachute fitment is available, allowing a maximum take off weight of 472.5kg and the 65 litre fuel tank ensures long distance flying without the worry of fuel stops. The large front panel enables you to fit any choice of instruments and the fully adjustable seating and foot rests make the HypeR the perfect choice for all sized pilots and passengers. The huge under seat storage area also makes the HypeR ideal for the long distance adventurer.
The Rotax 912ULS engine is housed underneath a quickly removable cowling allowing unrestricted access for routine maintenance and daily preflight checks. The HypeR also comes with the proven electric trim system and the popular explorer wheels as standard.
The HypeR is mated with the proven GTR 13sqm topless wing which offers unrivalled trim speeds from 48-83kts with complete confidence. The STARS (stability and roll system) provides ease of handling at all speeds and in all conditions. The adjustable radiator cover ensures quick warm up times and total control of temperatures during flight and the large built in LED landing light gives added visibility and safety.