Mark Oremland had a dream - to own his own DC-3 aircraft and fly it from England to his home country New Zealand - recreating the famous flight by Jean Batten who in 1936 became the first person to fly this route. Several people join him on his adventure. The journey is fraught with bad weather, bureaucratic nightmares and engine breakdowns in remote places and towards the end of the journey near disaster strikes. Will Mark realise his dream or could this journey be the last of its kind?
The life and death battles of global businesses. The risks taken and the mistakes made. This series explores the struggles of four major global companies - LEGO, Garuda Airlines, Fujifilm and Nintendo - and how they were saved from the brink of collapse.
The progeny of billionaire Vijay Mallya, Kingfisher Airlines was expected to fly the good times forever. But in 2012, its operation permit was suspended. Inside The Storm: Lessons from the Boardroom talks to ex-employees and experts, revealing how a billion dollar company was brought to its knees.
They say “the process of learning to fly makes you better at… everything.” So while the obvious goal seems to be getting a license, there are actually many other little goals you can achieve and benefit from along the way. Then we introduce a new host: a popular RVer who explores the curious overlap of those who long to explore in the air as well as on the road.
To most people, the name “Cessna” has become synonymous with “small airplane.” And it’s no wonder. The Cessna 172 is the most produced aircraft in history and has almost certainly been flown by nearly every pilot! But there’s definitely more to Cessna – as the much larger and more capable 340 proves.
As a person, Matt Guthmiller is a fascinating mix genius, entrepreneur, and adventurer. When getting his pilot’s license at a young age wasn’t enough, he organized and executed an adventure that would make Lindbergh and Earhart proud as he became the youngest person ever to fly solo around the world!
Call them Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, Pilotless Aircraft, Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems, or just plain ‘ol drones, they’re becoming increasingly commonplace and taking on some very important roles in everyday life. Well beyond the realm of toys, there are a number of career paths one can pursue flying them professionally.
Bringing back the wonderful Myers aircraft which is as much a marvel of aviation technology today as it was (stunningly) in the 1950s. The Twin Commander is a big and beefy general aviation aircraft that is loved by everyone that gets a chance to fly one.
How Lifestyle Aviation is working with Diamond Aircraft to make aircraft ownership affordable. Peter learns about the pleasures and dangers of mountain flying. And we look back at the last 5 years of The Aviators.