Rise Of The Drones – (NOVA) Documentary of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV)

One of the questions asked of our VIPs at the ANZAC Day Luncheon involved the role of UAVs in Australian Defence operations. This documentary is an American production looking at the technology and employment of UAVs in civilian and military situations. It seems quite balanced, and provides a look at the formidable technology that is yet to come into play. … Read More

ANZAC Day Spitfire Tribute Series Video 6: Spitfire – British Legend

        Grab coffee, and settle in.  An engaging, comprehensive British documentary on the Spitfire. Duration: 1 h 14 min This video is a fitting finale to the Spitfire series of videos commemorating today, ANZAC Day. The final video, looking at today’s Air Force pilot, will be released tomorrow.   Have you joined our Facebook page yet? Feel free to … Read More

ANZAC Day Spitfire Tribute Series Video 5: 457 SQN

Epic music just makes it so much better.  A quick clip generated by an online gaming group, commemorating 457 SQN. Duration: 1 min 28 sec This is video 5 in a series of Spitfire commemorative videos leading up to ANZAC Day. Videos will be released daily up to and including Thursday this week.   Have you joined our Facebook page yet? … Read More

ANZAC Day Spitfire Tribute Series Video 4: 79 SQN Airborne

Just a little one today, more silent footage from 1943-44. Duration: 13 secs This is video 4 in a series of Spitfire commemorative videos leading up to ANZAC Day. Videos will be released daily up to and including Thursday this week.   Have you joined our Facebook page yet? Feel free to kick off a discussion on this, or any of … Read More

ANZAC Day Spitfire Tribute Series Video 3: The Spitfire Over Australia

More footage of the Spitfire in action over Australia, and interviews with Spitfire pilots. Duration: 49 mins This is video 3 in a series of Spitfire commemorative videos leading up to ANZAC Day. Videos will be released daily over the coming week.   Have you joined our Facebook page yet? Feel free to kick off a discussion on this, or any … Read More

ANZAC Day Spitfire Tribute Series Video 2: 452 Squadron Footage

Up close with the personnel of 452 SQN. Duration: 8 min This is video 2 in a series of Spitfire commemorative videos leading up to ANZAC Day. Videos will be released daily over the coming week.   Have you joined our Facebook page yet? Feel free to kick off a discussion on this, or any of our articles, through the link … Read More

RAF Typhoon Flies The Mach Loop – 250ft Low Level Flying

A couple of videos… Firstly, strap in for an early afternoon low level flight over England and Wales, over the shoulder of an RAF Typhoon pilot as he talks through flying the Mach Loop. Sent in by Roddy Macgregor from the UK, thanks Roddy! (From Wikipedia:) The  Mach Loop (also known as the Machynlleth Loop), consists of a series of valleys in the United … Read More

The Story of the “Bad Angel” – P51 Mustang

An American aircraft, proudly credited with an American “kill”. Details are in this post: The Story of “Bad Angel”: Pima Air and Space Museum Thanks to Laurie Britton for sending it in.   Have you joined our Facebook page yet? Feel free to kick off a discussion on this, or any of our articles, through the link below. You’ll also … Read More