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Fire and ice as low-cost carriers battle in the Asia Pacific

This story by Tom Ballantyne on the operating environment for low-cost carriers in Asia first appeared in the August 2019 edition of Australian Aviation.

From the archives: Longreach: Qantas Boeing 747 VH-OJA’s record flight

This story from Australian Aviation's archives is from 2015, when Tom Ballantyne wrote about being on Qantas's record making London-Sydney flight in 1989.

China and Russia challenging the commercial aircraft incumbents
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Tom Ballantyne writes about the challenge coming from China and Russia in the commercial aircraft market in the June 2019 edition of Australian Aviation.

Pilot training: problems and solutions
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This story by Tom Ballantyne from the March 2019 edition of Australian Aviation looks at the pilot training challenges facing the aviation industry.

Fantastic beasts: the Pratt and Whitney GTF engine

This Australian Aviation feature from Tom Ballantyne looks at the where to next for Pratt and Whitney's geared turbofan engine.

Still the one? The 10 years of the A380 at Qantas

Has the Airbus A380 lived up to the hype for Qantas over the past decade? Tom Ballantyne searches for an answer in this Australian Aviation feature.


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