Blogs : Gofly Online


General Aviation is dying and here are 10 radical ideas for saving it!

GoFly3 Jul, 2019

General Aviation is dying a slow death. This is not just confined to Australia, this is a worldwide phenomenon. The reasons are many and varied. Some of the main reasons GA is dying in Australia are (but are not limited to) the following: A lack of interest from young individuals in wanting to learn to […]

Learning to fly: fear and personality

GoFly3 Jul, 2019

I have been wanting to write this blog about fear for a long time. Part of the reason I have put it off is due to being incredibly busy over the last six months, and also, ironically, due to my own fear: fear of offending someone!  I’m writing it not to name and shame, but […]

Why you might want to consider learning to fly at Caloundra Aerodrome

GoFly3 Jul, 2019

Before you roll your eyes and say: ‘Of course the owner of a flight school in Caloundra is going to plug his own aerodrome over the other aerodromes’, be aware that my first flight school was actually located at Caboolture Aerodrome. Later, when I was looking around to start a satellite flight school I also […]

If you cannot handle frustration, you cannot be an Airline Pilot

GoFly3 Jul, 2019

Those who can and those who cannot As a business owner and Chief Flying Instructor, I have always been intrigued by why some students succeed during flight training while others give up; or why some of them go on to join airlines and fulfil their dreams while others don’t. I‘m quite obsessed with self-development and […]

Am I too old to become a Commercial Pilot?​

GoFly3 Jul, 2019

You love flying and you might have dreamt of being paid to fly an aircraft. Your dream may have been to become an Air Force or Airline Pilot or even a Flight Instructor. Unfortunately, somewhere along the way, you gave up on your dream of being a pilot and you settled for a comfortable (and easier […]

Let’s make Australian flight training great again!

GoFly3 Jul, 2019

I have been involved with the aviation industry now for over thirty years. I have been a charter pilot and flight instructor and have now owned my flight school for almost ten years. While I don’t consider myself an expert, the fact remains that my business is still thriving despite the current doom and gloom […]

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