Super medium – CHC brings the AW189 to Australia

There is a new presence in the skies over Western Australia, with CHC’s recent introduction of the next-generation Leonardo AW189 helicopter. Based in Karratha, three of the Italian-built ‘super medium’ AW189s – the first in Australia – began flying in support of Woodside’s North-West Shelf operations in … [Read more...]

A proud tradition – flying the Beechcraft King Air 350i

Some aircraft don’t merely carve a niche for themselves, they create a legacy. This comes about through the successful mating of a quality airframe and powerplant, through sound design philosophy and through longevity. The King Air range is very much one such aircraft with more than 7,300 of its many variants … [Read more...]

Airbus takes over Bombardier’s C Series after Boeing spat

A supplied image showcasing Bombardier's CSeries and Airbus's A320. (Airbus/Bombardier)

Bombardier’s single-aisle, twinjet C Series small airliner is as popular with passengers as it has been lukewarmly received by airlines, with an all-new cabin, 2-3 configuration and 18‑inch wide seats stretching to 19-inch in the middle seat of three making it one of the most pleasant ways to fly. “It’s a … [Read more...]

AWIC – the RAAF’s Air Warfare Instructor comes of age

Success in any field is not merely dependent upon having the best assets. Be they hardware, software, experience or the human element, time and again it has been proven that the best results can be achieved when there is coordination, consultation and integration between all parties. Only then can the … [Read more...]