Airborne Aviation In The Press

This page contains a collection of some of the articles and television programs that Airborne Aviation staff and aircraft have been featured in over the years.

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Relocation Phil Down UnderRelocation Phil Down Under (February 2011)

Airborne Aviation instructor Richard is interviewed and
goes for a fly with Phil from Relocation Phil Downunder,
a popular lifestyle show hosted by Phil Spencer with a
UK audience of 4 million and a further 3 million globally.

Watch the video here.


Canberra Times ArticleThe Canberra Times (September 2010)

John-Paul Moloney of the Canberra Times discovers the
magic of flying a Tiger Moth with Airborne Aviation. Not
only was it a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to take the
controls of a 70-year-old plane, but it served as a great
way to see Camden.

Read the full article here.


Totally WildThe Weather Channel (August 2010)

Peter Forbes (Chief Flying Instructor) was interviewed
by The Weather Channel on how weather affects pilots.
The interview will run regularly on their cable channel
and feature on their website.

Link: The Weather Channel Website


Totally WildTotally Wild TV Appearance (September 2008)

Jarrod was interviewed by Totally Wild for a segment titled
"Top Job : Aerobatic Pilot" flying the Pitts Special.

Link: Totally Wild Website


Better Homes & GardensBetter Homes & Gardens TV Appearance (April 2007)

Johanna Griggs and Rob Palmer from the TV program 'Better Homes
and Gardens' filmed part of a segment with two of our Tiger Moths.

Look out for us on TV in early June.

Link: Better Homes & Gardens Website


Newspaper ArticleFairfax Community Newspapers Article (March 2007)

Wartime navigator Fred Appleton visited Airborne Aviation for
a tour and flight in a Tiger Moth to celebrate his 87th birthday.

Mr Appleton is shown with his crew from RAF 179 Squadron and
a Warwick bomber which he flew in during World War II. 


NickelodeonNickelodeon TV Appearance (March 2007)

Kyle Linahan from Nickelodeon came out for a flight in one of
our Tiger Moths.

Link: Official Nickelodeon Website


Narromine NewsNarromine News - Focus On Aviation (May 2006)

Airborne customer Bruce Hall featured on the front page
of Narromine News with company aircraft VH-JKN.

Bruce presented the local aviation museum with a camera
lens and flying diary that belonged to his late father Vic Hall.
Vic was a founding member of the Narromine Aero Club
and many of the photos featured in the museum are those
taken by Vic using the lens donated.


Flying the ChipmunkAustralian Flying - Flying the Chipmunk (January 2006)

Kerry Larkin from Australian Flying tries her hand at flying
our de Havilland Chipmunk with Peter Forbes, our Chief
Flying Instructor.

The six page article features a number of great shots of the
Chipmunk in flight.

Details of our Chipmunk flights can be found in the Joy Flights
section on our website.

You can subscribe to Australian Flying here.


Outback FlyingAustralian Flying - On Tour in the Outback (November 2005)

Shelly Ross, editor of Australian Flying, took one of our current
generation Cessna 182T's on a 43 hour trip around outback Australia.

The nine page article features a number of photos of our aircraft
(VH-SRE) and the outback scenery.

Shelly enjoyed the speed, endurance, load carrying ability and
modern avionics on her Outback adventure. 

You can subscribe to Australian Flying here.


Aeroplane MagazineAeroplane Magazine - Tiger Moth Competition (August 2005)

On the front page of Aeroplane Magazine one of our Tiger Moths was
featured as part of the main prize for a competition.

Interestingly enough the winner of this competition, as draw by
Aeroplane magazine, was one of our own customers! 

Aeroplane Magazine Website

Subscribe to Aeroplane Magazine here.

Australian FlyingAustralian Flying - Diverting Attention (July 2005)

Kerry Larkin from Australian Flying talks with Peter Forbes
(Chief Flying Instructor) about flying diversions.

The five page article features some of our aircraft  as well as
our CFI.

The article looks at how and why to fly diversions, as well as
some tips to keep you safe and on track.

You can subscribe to Australian Flying here.

SMH Kiss and TellSydney Morning Herald - Kiss and Tell (January 2005)

Kiss and Tell, a regular item in the Radar section of the Sydney Morning
Herald, sent two readers out on a blind date that began with a flight
each in a Tiger Moth.


Tiger MothSydney Morning Herald - Tiger Moth Video Article (January 2005)

A short video review by the Sydney Morning Herald on our
aerobatic Tiger Moth flights.

View the video article here.

SMH Best FlightSydney Morning Herald - "Best Flight in Sydney" (December 2004)

Our Sydney Beaches scenic Tiger Moth flight was mentioned in the
Sydney Morning Herald.

A "Best of Sydney" article it listed it as the best flight.

Full details and current pricing on Tiger Moth flights can be found in
our Joy Flights section.

Stealth MovieSteal Movie (March 2004)

Stealth is a big budget film (US $135m) that was partly filmed in Australia.

Three Airborne Aviation aircraft (C172, C310, Citabria) were used as as
static props at Schofields Aedodrome during the filming. 

Link: Official Movie Website

I'd Do Anything!"I'd Do Anything!" TV Show (January 2004)

One of our Cessna 172's featured on a UK game show called
"I'd Do Anything".

In the show the contestant had to land the aircraft with only
verbal assistance to win a prize.

Sydney WeekenderSydney Weekender TV Show - Tiger Moth Flights (1998)

Mike Whitney from Sydney Weekender went flying in one
of our vintage Tiger Moths.

For some time after the segment aired our Tiger Moth was
seen during the introduction to the show each week!

Link: Official Sydney Weekender Website