Category: Flying Tips


12 minute rule

As we’re now in the full swing of wet season here in Papua, the chances of arriving overhead an airstrip and finding it hiding in cloud/fog/rain are ever more likely. Add in the mountainous terrain and this means that landing...


Double GPS system failure

So, there you are flying along enjoying the view of the mountains of Papua, less than 10 minutes from your remote village destination of Beoga, when you lose both the primary and backup GPS systems. Suddenly your morning has gone...