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Brian Wilson is the original 'Airline Insider' and is an authoratitive source on all things flying and travel.
A broadcast journalist, pilot, executive manager, former international flight crew and frequent flyer, he gets the back stories on all things airline. Whether it's what happens on the flight deck, hot hotel offerings, the latest changes to aircraft or flight crew travel tips, he's informed and always in touch!
Ths site is about the discovery of flying to far away places, meeting new people and appreciating that the world is full of dynamic and inspiring places. Tread lightly, capture the spirit, inspire others and share your story!
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This week's pic of the aviation pix!
There are hundreds of aviation websites, blogs and personal pages to say nothing of the tens of thousands of people who tweet their plane and travel pics. Here's a selection of the top pix that caught our eye. Credits where known are provided
Shot by TNV, this slo mo shows why heavy water bombing aircraft are so effective. TNV is a specialist news and production facility that provides services to major television networks in Australia and around the world. www.tnv.com.au
With the fire season well under way in Australia and the southern hemisphere, the clip below shows the real power of aerial firefighting using purpose built fixed wing aircraft. The video is full of great facts and stats and has some dramatic close ups of the aircraft in action. Special thanks to the video's producer, James Weatherly - follow him on twiiter @jtwpilot