The Fraser Coast is known as a tourism mecca, attracting people from all over the world. In June 2019, I was invited to the Drones and Innovation Showcase by Aviation Projects to explore this new focus for the Fraser Coast.Read More
Compared to overseas countries, Australia's population is located on both the East and West Coasts with what appears to be a LOT of blank space located in the middle.
Is this an ideal testing ground for experimental aircraft? Can an overseas company bring their aircraft, drone or rocket here easily?Read More
Welcome to the first episode of The Space Down Under!
In this first episode, I interview John Moody the creator of the Moody Space Centre and discover the very personal story of why he went from Rocking Out to Building Rockets!Read More
(19 May 2019) For Episode 2 of Aviation Corner, I managed to catch up with Keith Tonkin, Managing Director of Aviation Projects to talk about my most favored topic - the Australian Space Industry.
Keith and I have known each other for years and his business is all about things to do with aviation, including approvals for Wind Power Stations. I decided to take a "leap of faith" and ask him all about the potential of launching from Australia....turns out he knows a LOT!
This episode of Aviation Corner we explore launching a rocket from Australian soil and what permissions are needed to get to Low Earth Orbit (LEO) for commercial operators.Read More
For this first instalment of Aviation Corner, I got a chance to sit down with Keith Tonkin of Aviation Projects to discuss the changes in drone legislation here in Australia. The changes in legislation impact all unmanned aircraft pilots operating within Australian airspace.
This is not a paid placement.Read More
(12 April 2019) The formation of the Australian Space Agency got me thinking...has Australia been involved in the space industry? What have we done? Turns out, we have been supporting deep space missions in this country since 1962. This video looks at my own personal journey as a space nerd and uncovers surprising facts about Australia and our involvement in the space industry!Read More
(5 March 2019) It has been a massive weekend in space news with SpaceX not only successfully launching, but also docking its Dragon2 capsule to the International Space Station getting ready to deliver astronauts under the Commercial Crew Program….while here in Australia our Chief Air Mashal for our Australian Air Force has signalled their expansion into space.Read More
Posting videos are a new skill for me.
I have been an international speaker in the past and I thought it would be much easier to record and post videos - turns out it's not.Read More
Internet access for is something a number of large scale technology companies are actively looking to provide for the other 4.3 billion people on the planet who currently do not have it. I explore the potential of what will happen once the Internet is finally available universally, by drawing on lessons from the past.Read More
Drones have a massive potential to expose and profoundly change both the way in which our world works and the way business is conducted. They've the potential to deliver our parcels, drive our vehicles and drive our boats. But....has anyone stopped to consider the data?Read More