Flying the Grumman Agcat

Bryn’s Grumman Agcat Solo Flying the Grumman Agcat solo after flying Cessna’s and other hum drum aircraft can get the heart pumping! Fingernails were chewed down to the quick, the Lavazza Mio Coffee machine was furiously expressing espressos, the wind was checked and rechecked – straight down the runway. No excuses. The 450hp biplane was full of fuel and oil. Still no excuses. No pilot could say no, it was now or never. Splendidly dressed in airline-issue slacks, white shirt and epaulettes, Bryn clambered up the 2 tonne Grumman Agcat. The now familiar task of firing up the 16 litre …read more

Get to the 12 Apostles fast – from Melbourne

How to get to the 12 Apostles fast? Don’t drive! Travelling to the 12 Apostles fast from Melbourne is possible, easy and not as expensive as you’d imagine. Hiring your own private corporate aircraft a group of 3 can fly for $280 each. Bigger groups it gets more cost effective down to as little as $180 per person. Fly in air-conditioned aircraft and see the Great Ocean Road and 12 Apostles in 90 minutes. Adventure Flight Co operate 12 Apostle scenic flights daily, pre-bookings are a must. The pilots are local to the area and are great at pointing out …read more

Combat Flights Barwon Heads. Two Aircraft. 10x The Fun.

Adventure Flight Co now offers it’s Combat Flight Barwon Heads. Here is a recent weekend where we did 10 Combat Sorties, 20 happy combatants! This is the reason that, in the authors humble opinion, the Formation Rating has to be the single most valuable addition to a license a pilot can pursue. Truly puts the fun in flying. And like most things, is more fun done with friends! Here are a few pictures from some combat sorties from the weekend. Combat Flights depart from Barwon Heads AirportĀ on specific weekends in summer. For year round operations Combat Flights depart from Moorabbin …read more