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  • Archive for February, 2016

    P&M PulsR 912S over Gulf Shores, AL

    Thursday, February 25th, 2016

    Take a pick inside the cockpit of the amazing P&M PulsR Light-Sport trike while cruising around the beautiful Gulf Coast of Alabama.

    There are no compromises in the world’s most innovative and unique trike. Designed, engineered and built by one of the largest and most solid microlight manufacturer in existence, P&M Aviation LTD in UK, a recognized leader in the market and holder numerous microlight competition wins, records and awards.

    The range, stability, comfort and performance of this touring Weight-Shift Control Light-Sport Aircraft has not match. Perhaps bridging the gap between the more enclosed fix wing LSA aircraft with the versatility, ease to store and transport, and of course the fun of flying a weight-shift control.



    Flying at YFT

    Thursday, February 18th, 2016

    5373Jim’s back flying….

    Jim is back flying in his new Yellow Tanarg. Jim did a number of circuits and then flew around the Yarrawonga area.

    Air Creation Tanarg

    Wednesday, February 17th, 2016

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    Lawrie and CFI Peter go Flying…

    This morning was not only windy but it was also cold. Lawrie an I decided to go for a fly in the cold air. Great idea… But who forgot to wear a neck warmer. The wind was blowing about 25kts and the density Altitude was 304 feet unlike yesterday where it was 2750 feet. Yes the Tanarg did notice the difference. We took off like a cut cat. We flew for about an hour and then came back and Lawrie decided to do some x-wind circuits. Another great flight.

    Jodel DR1050

    Wednesday, February 17th, 2016

    20160216_083409Bill’s Jodel…

    I received a photo from Bill at the P&M Aviation factory in the UK this morning. Bill took 3 1/2 year to build this fantastic Jodel. Bill fitted the Jodel with a Rotax 912s and put a Warp Drive prop on it. It is much better than all the 3 axis aircraft including the Flight Design CT! Bill gets 14LPH at 90kts carrying 3 people. Flying solo this morning, he measured 130 metres ground roll and then 1150 fpm climb. 72″ fixed pitch Warp Drive prop, 4800 rpm static, 5600 rpm at 118 kt max level.

    So there you go what a great aircraft.

    How to Land a 737 (Nervous Passenger Edition)

    Wednesday, February 17th, 2016

    Accident Case Study Final Approach HD by AOPA Air Safety Institute

    Saturday, February 13th, 2016

    “As the educational outreach arm of the FAA, the FAASTeam is committed to serving the General Aviation community, and making our skies even safer.

    Collision Avoidance: See, Sense, Separate

    Saturday, February 13th, 2016

    Mid-air collisions fall into that “low probability, high consequence” category, but the topic still brings a chill to most pilots. In this video, we discuss areas where the risk of a mid-air is greatest as well as strategies for minimizing the chance of having one.

    Navigation Flights at YFT

    Saturday, February 13th, 2016

    David flew another Nav…

    5334David had been out flying by him self this morning when CFI Peter told him to plan a small navigation flight. David did just that. Off we went onto the rough skies. David climbed to a smooth Altitude and conducted a 1.2 hour nav with almost no help from his CFI. Another great flight.

    YFT solo’s another Pilot

    Saturday, February 13th, 2016

    Tony goes Solo…

    DSCN5327This morning after only 9 hours of training Tony went Solo. Tony was doing cricuits on Runway 01 and then CFI Peter told him to change runways to 05. Tony’s first landing was very smooth. The next one was evern better, and the next was the best of all. It was solo. Well done Tony.

    Megafauna Fly-away 2016

    Friday, February 12th, 2016

    The Megafauna Fly-away for 2016 is almost full…

    Yes the Megafauna Fly-away for 2016 is almost full. If you want to be part of this once a year event get in touch with Peter on 03 5744-1466 or email on yft@yarrawongaflighttraining.com.au Don’t be the one the didn’t mak it…..


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