Category: Aerial Adventures

#2 – Gavin Nour 0

#2 – Gavin Nour

  Gavin, known as ‘Captain Gav’ to his boating mates, lives between Coogee on the Sydney beaches and a Hunter Valley hobby farm, with his beautiful wife, Sari. He’s made a decent living out...

#3 – Ollie Geraghty 0

#3 – Ollie Geraghty

Irish to the core and funny to boot, Ollie grew up in Galway and came to Australia in 2011 for a year’s holiday, and just never left… though he still says he’s on holiday....

#4 – Brayden Rowley 0

#4 – Brayden Rowley

Brayden grew up in Austral, west of Sydney and now lives on acreage about 20 minutes from Camden, with partner Ellen, their toddler, and too many competition (western and dressage) horses. Harrison, two-and-a-half, thinks...

#5 – Eddie Seve 0

#5 – Eddie Seve

“Would you like to come for a fly?” is a question woven into Eddie Seve’s aviation story. He’s been asked it at pivotal moments of his flying career and has a habit of asking...

#6 – Kevin White 0

#6 – Kevin White

Kev’s retired and has never been busier! Kevin worked at ABC TV for 25 years. Initially as a Broadcast Electronics Engineer and then as Operations Manager for News and Current Affairs before moving into...

#7 – Don Harvie 0

#7 – Don Harvie

Don grew up in a small village called Halfway House in South Africa and moved to Australia when he was 15. He now lives in North Parramatta with long term partner, Jen – who,...

#8 – Mal Kains 0

#8 – Mal Kains

Mal’s into planes, trains, and…err…dog-sledding. Oh, and safety. He’s really, really into safety. Mal grew up in Camden, south west of Sydney, until, when he was in his mid-teens, his family moved to Bankstown...

#9 – Glenn Bridgland 0

#9 – Glenn Bridgland

Glenn thinks he’s been pretty lucky. He lives in Turramurra, a northern suburb of Sydney, is married to ‘the lovely Lindsay’, has a son and two daughters, hangars his own aircraft at Bankstown, and...

#10 – Peter Grogan 0

#10 – Peter Grogan

Known as Con to all his mates (his second name is Connal), Pete grew up in County Tyrone in Ireland and moved to Australia when he was 29 and now lives in Cabarita in...

#11 – Martin Russell 0

#11 – Martin Russell

Growing up in southern Sydney, Martin is the quintessential family man. Married to ‘his beautiful wife’ Deb for 36 years, he has two children, now in their 30s, and a 3-year-old grandson (showing early...

#12 – Mark Newton 0

#12 – Mark Newton

Mark grew up in Mt Gambier in South Australia, then moved to Adelaide but about ten years ago decided to make Sydney home. When he’s not working on or flying his RV, Mark spends...

#13 – James Weightman 0

#13 – James Weightman

He might be last in the Freedom Formation as the 13th aircraft, but he’s got to be one of the most exciting! Gold Coast born and bred, James is the true local for the...

#1 – Jeremy Miller 0

#1 – Jeremy Miller

Jeremy’s life is A-Z aviation. “That’s just what I do,” says Jeremy, “seven days a week. No cat, no dog. Just instructing and flying.” And, it was always ‘just what he wanted to do’....

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The Birdsville Odyssey – The Flight Plan

The Birdsville Odyssey – The Flight Plan In the last article ‘The 2016 Birdsville Odyssey – A Cunning Plan’, PPL Ian described the underlying motivation for the trip as well as some of the...

Santi after his first flight in a light aircraft 0

You Can Share the Joy of Flying With Anyone

As a recreational or private pilot, you have no doubt taken many passengers, some willing and others not-so-much, on what, for some of them at least, may well have been the adventure of a...

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Mt Warning Scenic

PPL’s Gav & Ian embarked on an ‘interstate’ adventure which took them around an extinct volcano that sticks out of the landscape much like, er, an extinct volcano. Fortunately, the only sign of smoke...

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Gold Coast Scenic

Rather than a one-off adventure, this is something we do on a regular basis. The round trip from Archerfield is about an hour. For tourists, it is a great way to showcase some of...

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Birdsville Races

Back when Aero Circus was known as Aero Magic, we decided to put together a flying tour from Brisbane to Birdsville to coincide with the annual Birdsville Races. In this article, we explore the...

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Dunwich Fly-in Breakfast

Straddie Aero Club hosts a fly-in breakfast on the third Saturday of each month (mostly). Intrepid aviators (and a few trepid ones as well) from all over South East Queensland are reputed to attend...

Aero Circus - Clowns at Play