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Japan Airlines comes to Melbourne Airport.

In the early to mid 1990’s passenger travel between Australia and Japan was at an all time high. With some two and a half million seats sold between the two countries. The SARS crisis and the Global Financial Crisis dramatically slowed traffic there after. Fast forward to today and Traffic[…]

2017 Formula 1 Rolex Australian Grand Prix Heads Up.

The Australian Formula One is in Melbourne this weekend and from tomorrow the action will be not only on the track but also in the sky with the Royal Australian Air Force showcasing not only the power but the precision it takes to be a RAAF pilot.    On Friday[…]

Australia Day fly overs around the country.

Today is Australia Day and one of the biggest days around the country to see aviation take to the skies. We think it’s a great time to look back at some of the footage we captured last year and release some other views we have for the first time to[…]

Australian Formula 1 Grand Prix brings the ADF to town

Dave Soderstrom, Mark Pourzenic and Richard Pourzenic coverage of the Australian Grand Prix. Melbourne has been the host of the Formula 1 Grand Prix Championship since it won the rights to hold it from 1992, and will continue to until the contract finishes in 2023. The Australian Grand Prix is the[…]

Spotting at Melbourne’s Tullamarine Airport.

Image above: Viewing a Runway 34 Arrival of a Singapore Cargo Boeing 747-400F) Some of you reading this might be able to remember the viewing deck up stairs where you could watch the arrivals and departures and admire the comings and goings of wonderful airlines like, TAA, Ansett, East-West, Alitalia,[…]

Cockpit video of Qantas 767 final flight!

One year on and the Qantas 767 is still a favourite. Today the 27/12/15 marks the anniversary of the retirement of the last passenger operating Qantas Boeing 767 in Australia. The 767 didn’t appear in Qantas colours first however this honour goes to the now defunct Ansett Airlines who ordered five[…]