From 31,000 feet Antarctica emerges ambiguously on the horizon. At first one questions whether it is a cloud bank but soon the distinct and jagged profile of mountains put paid to any queries.
Owen Zupp writes about what some of the factors prospective pilots could consider when choosing a flying school.
This story by Owen Zupp from the August 2019 edition of Australian Aviation looks at the role and purpose of the flight simulator in pilot training.
This story from the Australian Aviation archives comes from July 2013, when Owen Zupp took the Diamond DA40 XLT on a flight test.
This story from the Australian Aviation archives comes from June 2009, when Owen Zupp took the Brumby LSA on a flight test.
This story from the Australian Aviation archives is from November 2011, when Owen Zupp took the classic Boeing Stearman on a flight test.
This story from Owen Zupp on the Australian Air Force Cadets first appeared in the May 2019 edition of Australian Aviation.
In aircraft design, beauty is more than skin deep. The Quest Kodiak is a classic case study of this fact, writes Owen Zupp
This flight test of the Cirrus SR22T GTS-G5 by Owen Zupp first appeared in the August 2013 edition of Australian Aviation.
Owen Zupp offers a behind-the-scenes look at the Qantas Rural Aid charity flight from Sydney to Avalon and back during the Australian International Airshow.
This story from the Australian Aviation archives comes from March 2012, when Owen Zupp took the Gipps Aero GA8-TC on a test flight.
With the crash of a brand-new Lion Air Boeing 737 MAX off the coast of Jakarta on Monday, armchair experts have rushed to judgement in criticising this brand new aircraft type. So for today’s Throwback Thursday article from the Australian Aviation archives, we revisit this April 2016 feature that delves into the comprehensive development history of the 737 MAX program.
The commissioning ceremony for the Royal Australian Navy’s 822X Squadron on Thursday has marked a major evolution in the development of naval aviation.
New pilot medical regulations from Australia’s Civil Aviation Safety Authority has given rise to a new debate over a perceived inconsistency in the rules.
This flight test of the Vulcanair V1.0 by Owen Zupp first appeared in the June 2019 edition of Australian Aviation magazine.
This flight test of the Cessna Citation CJ3+ by Owen Zupp and photography from Grahame Hutchison is from the May 2019 edition of Australian Aviation.
Jabiru Aircraft is developing an automatic mixture control system to improve the mixture of air and fuel sent to the engine.
This week’s Throwback Thursday from the April 2016 edition of Australian Aviation looks at the development of the latest iteration…
This Australian Aviation feature story looks how technology is helping usher in the dawn of a new supersonic era for air travel.