Pay’s Group – trying different things

From cropdusting fields with an old Tiger Moth to conducting life-saving aerial firefighting, it’s fair to say the Pay’s Group has just about done it all in 60 years. Based out of Scone in regional New South Wales, the group is a busy operation these days, split into the four main arms of Pay’s Air Service … [Read more...]

No train, no gain – pilot training in the spotlight

For more than a decade, a team of aviation professionals with strong airline and training backgrounds has been attempting to establish the Australia Asia Flight Training School at Glen Innes Airport, a small airfield in the NSW Northern Tablelands. Consultant Neil Hansford was part of this team. The … [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...]