Helicopter flying in Far North Queensland: real versus virtual

Holidaying recently in Far North Queensland my wife Maureen and I shouted our good friend Joanne her first ever flight in a helicopter. The chopper, operated by SkySafari,  was a little Robinson R44, bright yellow and with seats for four passengers. We flew from the sugar cane town of Mossman right along the Mossman River and up into the Gorge ...

Read More »

Flying the B 25

Taking off Naturally this is my Flight Simulator and not the real thing, but sitting in the virtual cockpit of 34,000 pounds of an airplane looking out at 3,400 hp in two big noisy radials is a sight (and a sound) to behold. To make matters even more exciting, this is not the normal 7,000 foot runway one might be ...

Read More »