Matt Dearden's Flying Diaries Blog


Back in Nabire

After three weeks off, I was scheduled to head back to Nabire, on the north west cost of Papua, to cover for the regular pilot there whilst he’s on holiday. I don’t often get to fly from Nabire but love...


Monaco Grand Prix 2013 road trip

In case you were wondering why there’s been no updates for nearly a month, it’s because I’ve not been flying but instead have been “low flying” around France in my homebuilt Lotus Seven replica (Tiger Cat E1 for those in...



Located in the northern flat-lands of Papua, Doufu is one of the more straight forward airstrips we go to and is ideal to go to later in the day when the winds are too high for landing in the mountains....