Matt Dearden's Flying Diaries Blog

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Training flights and UFOs

Now that I’ve been in Papua a little while, I’m tasked with showing new pilots around the various airstrips we go to from Timika. It basically involves sitting in the right hand seat on each flight and guiding the new...

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A quiet week flying

I finally got over my food poisoning last weekend and was looking forward to finally getting back to flying the Porter in Papua for the first time this year. I was hoping for a good week’s flying back in Timika...

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Annual recurrency

Having been back in Indonesia for a week now, I guess it’s about time I updated the blog really. Sadly I’ve still not actually flow the Porter again this year for a couple of reasons. The first of which is...

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Loop magazine article

A belated happy new year to all my readers and I hope you had an enjoyable Christmas too. As you might have gathered from the lack of blogging recently, I’ve been away from flying over the holiday period. During that...