Poh serves up a touch of home on Malaysia Airlines

Poh Ling Yeow with her signature Malaysia Airlines dish. (MAS)

When Poh Ling Yeow creates a dish, the recipe is usually drawn up for between four and eight people. Ten at most. However, her new collaboration with Malaysia Airlines (MAS) means preparing meals for a fully loaded Airbus A330-300 filled with 283 passengers, which can be quite a daunting process. Not just because of the quantities involved, there is also the logistics of … [Read more...]

Ansett founder enters Australian Aviation Hall of Fame

Bob Ansett accepts the certificate acknowleding his father's induction into the Australian Aviation Hall of Fame on behalf of the Ansett family. (John Egan)

Six leading figures in Australian aviation, including Sir Reginald Ansett, were formally inducted into the Australian Aviation Hall of Fame (AAHOF) on Saturday. A qualified pilot, Sir Reginald began Ansett Airways in 1936 with a six-seat Fokker Universal flying between Hamilton and Melbourne. From those beginnings, the airline grew to over 100 aircraft and served more than … [Read more...]

Airbus helicopter engineer wins Aviation/Aerospace Australia award

Kathleen Boseley with her award. (Airbus)

An Airbus helicopter engineer has been among those honoured at the Aviation/Aerospace Australia awards. Brisbane-based Kathleen Boseley, who is deputy chief engineer (sustainment) for the MRH90 with Airbus Group Australia Pacific, took out the “Outstanding Performance in Engineering and Technology” category at the Women in Aviation/Aerospace Australia awards. Boseley said … [Read more...]

CASA’s principal medical officer to step down

CASA principal medical officer Pooshan Navathe. (CASA)

The head of the Civil Aviation Safety Authority’s (CASA) Office of Aviation Medicine (AvMed) says he will step down in 2015. Pooshan Navathe, who has been CASA’s principal medical officer since March 2008, says the appointment of Mark Skidmore as the new director of aviation safety represented an opportunity for change. “I have decided that it is time that AvMed is led by … [Read more...]

Win a simulator session by supporting Beyond the Orphanage

Beyond the Orphanage. (Kerry Pryor, Beyond the Orphanage)

If you fancy getting behind the controls of an Airbus A320 or RAAF Hawk jet simulator then get behind Beyond the Orphanage. The organisation is offering the two prizes as part of a raffle to raise funds to support orphans in Ethiopia. The money raised helps find supervised foster homes and supports schooling and health care, as well as a drop-in centre in Addis Ababa … [Read more...]