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What is that cloud

What is that cloud

Have you wondered what is that cloud? Weather and clouds, in particular, are both incredibly fascinating. Just as the weather comes in many different forms so do clouds.  Along with their beauty clouds provide an indication of what potential weather conditions...

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Orange Regional Airport

Orange Regional Airport

Orange Regional Airport Orange Regional Airport is a key transport hub for the central west, providing daily passenger connections with Sydney and a base for a growing number of aero-industry businesses. The airport is located 15 kilometres south east of Orange. By...

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Aviation photography tips

Aviation photography tips

The mystique of flying along with the beauty of the machines naturally attracts photographers. Both professionals and amateurs alike are drawn to photographing all types of amazing flying machines. Aviation photography has a community of its own and it is fast...

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Learning to fly helicopters

Learning to fly helicopters

Have you always thought/dreamt about flying? For many, the dream of learning to fly may be one they start in their late teens or it may be one they fulfil later in life when they can afford to do so. Men and women alike fulfil their passion for flying. Helicopter or...

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Robinson Helicopters

Robinson Helicopters

Robinson Helicopter Company was founded in 1973 by Frank Robinson, whose vision was to produce the world’s highest quality, most reliable helicopters in the most efficient, cost-effective way possible. Robinson introduced its first helicopter, the 2-place...

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Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service NSW

Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service NSW

This week, we look into the Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service which provides the NSW Ambulance contract for the Northern half of NSW. The Helicopters: The Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service NSW has a fleet of 4 twin-engine AgustaWestland AW139 helicopters. These...

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The Flying Bulls BO105 C Helicopters

The Flying Bulls BO105 C Helicopters

Reg. D-HSDM / D-HTDM Do you fancy the idea of flying upside down in a helicopter? The 2400kg BO105 C does flying upside down with ease as it is the only helicopter that is fit for aerobatics. The Flying Bulls BO105 C Helicopters The Flying Bulls have 2 models which...

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Pilot refresher training for the fire season

Pilot refresher training for the fire season

In Australia, we have the fire season approaching again. One of our members here at Heli Addiction has shared some awesome images from a recent work trip to Port Macquarie. Here are Microflite's Bell 212, VH-JJR "Helitak 338" conducting some refresher training for a...

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The birth of the helicopter – Igor Sikorsky

The birth of the helicopter – Igor Sikorsky

Igor Sikorsky a Russian born scientist, engineer, pilot and entrepreneur. Of Early Aviation - Igor Sikorsky"We were ignorant, and we were ignorant of the fact that we were ignorant!  This was ignorance squared, and it often led to disaster." "My first two...

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