crayonboxAirborne XT912 Cruze and Streak III, Outback 582 Streak IIb

Dual 110+ Solo 150+ (as of 1-Sept-2013)

Hervey Bay YHBA, Maryborough YMYB, Pacific Haven YPAC, Childers YCDS, Tewnatin Noosa YNSH, Caloundra YCDR, Tangalooma YTGA, Watts Bridge YWSG, Biggenden YBIN, Caboolture YCAB, Gympie YGYM, Orchid Beach YOKB, Bundaberg YBUD, Gayndah YGAY, Monto YMTO, Kingaroy YKRY

Private: Nikenbah, Wanggoolba, Miramar(Takura), Lake Barambah, Susan River, The Dimonds (Bill Price)

Here is SkyVector showing some flying I have completed as of and including CrossCountry NAVs endorsement in March 2014.

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  • The Signs Were There - when not to fly!

    Last updated by crayonbox Comments (4)

    Categories: Training / Learning to Fly a Trike, Safety, Weather

    Today I got some flying experience.  I learned a lesson or two!  Nature can be very unforgiving when you take it on. The wind at 2000ft was VRB/15.  We currently have beautiful weather due to a large high over most of...
  • 100 hours - a Century

    Last updated by crayonbox Comments (44)

    Categories: Training / Learning to Fly a Trike

    In 1.3hrs I will have completed a total of 100 hours since my Microlight training began in July last year. A significant milestone. Currently I have 49.7 hours dual (includes instruction or with passengers),  and a total of 49 hours...
  • Nav Flight App for Android... PPGps!

    Last updated by crayonbox Comments (15)

    Categories: Tech, Equipment

      I was introduced to this app today for android. Has anyone used it? To me it looks like it will do everything and more that i need.   http://www.ppgps.info/PPGpS.aspx   I especially like the real time on line...
  • Weather Related - Fraser Coast

    Last updated by crayonbox Comments (1)

    Categories: Weather, Not Trike Related

  • HELP!! XT-912 hydraulic brakes no go

    Last updated by crayonbox Comments (6)

    Categories: Tech, Safety, Maintenance

    As most of you know i dismantled the front end of my trike to repair the cracked fork carrier.  During the process it was necessary to unbolt the brake master cylinder unit from the forks. Reassembly was simply the reverse, and when i took...
  • Trike Tripping & Flights Planned

    Last updated by crayonbox Comments (11)
    I have a flight planned to investigate a Crocodile that we shouldn't have in our area. Two new sightings of the elusive Mary River crocodile Friday, January 25, 2013 5:00 TWO new sightings of the elusive Mary River crocodile have...
  • Wish me luck everyone...

    Last updated by crayonbox Comments (6)

    Categories: Training / Learning to Fly a Trike

    Tomorrow I am having my check flight and final exam - and all going well I shall be a certifiable... ahh I mean Certified Pilot. Today I almost completed 5 hours of my required solo time.  It's been a blast, and I am becoming one with...
  • You've got to get one of these tee shirts!

    Last updated by crayonbox

    Categories: Not Flying Related

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/Rest-Refuel-Microlight-Funny-T-Shirt-Great-Gift-/400293135984?pt=UK_Men_s_T_Shirts&var=&hash=item9c00fe13d3 Got mine and wore it for my solo lol. Shipped really quick and ended up costing a total $24aus...
  • The subject of grips

    Last updated by crayonbox Comments (8)
    I was on ebay and came across these....
  • Learning to Land - consistently!?

    Last updated by crayonbox Comments (12)

    Categories: Training / Learning to Fly a Trike

     I am looking for your assistance so PLEASE chime in if you have words of encouragement and wisdom. Today I left the field deflated and frustrated. I didn't solo. The weather was just right - but I wasn't. Now don't get me...