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2 weeks ago
The Mercury Newspaper

A number of our staff regularly do Fish and Chip Fridays at Tasmanian Gourmet Seafood - it's as good as they say! Well done guys.

A Tasmanian seafood outlet has won the people's choice award for the best fish n chips in Australia. http://bit.ly/2xLu49f

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2 weeks ago
Photos from Par Avion Flight Training's post

Congratulations to Ben who successfully completed the flight test for his Commercial Pilot Licence test earlier this week. His test was conducted over the Tasmania highlands and up to Devonport, with a few challenging diversions and small airstrips added in on the way... and all in a stiff westerly ... See more

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3 weeks ago
www.paft.edu.au

Hot off the press - the new Par-Avion Flight Training brochure.

You can download it in high-resolution PDF format by clicking the image.

http://www.paft.edu.au/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/PAFT-brochure-Sept-2017-FINAL-101825.pdf

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3 weeks ago
People of the Sky

"Over the next two decades, 87 new pilots need to be trained and ready to fly a commercial airliner every single day around the world in order to meet our insatiable demand to travel by air."

87. New Pilots. A day.

Just leaving this out here...

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3 weeks ago

Calling all past students and graduates!

We're currently doing some research into the outcomes our students are achieving. We're really interested in how our students are going now. Are you achieving your aviation goals? Are you continuing to work at it? Are you taking a different ... See more

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4 weeks ago

SIGMET central!

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4 weeks ago
ABC Hobart

Thanks guys 😍

Take a tour with us of the Bureau of Meteorology in Hobart. Forecaster Tristan Oakley answers the questions you've always wondered and we show you how the weather gets to air on ABC Radio.

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1 month ago

Thank you Netflix

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1 month ago
Angle of Attack

Quite a long takeoff

Kim Jung un flies again! What are your observations? Looks like it has the takeoff roll of a 747.

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1 month ago
Royal Australian Air Force

It was great hosting Defence Work Experience students during their Royal Australian Air Force day this week. We hope to see them in our skies very soon!

Over three jam-packed days, the ADF welcome 32 students from across Discover Tasmania to explore and experience life in the military under the Defence Work Experience Program. For "Air Force Day", they discovered the vast variety of trades and training in aviation that keep aircraft in the sky, and ... See more

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1 month ago
Photos from Par Avion Flight Training's post

We had dozens of budding junior pilots visit us today. Kinder and Prep classes from Margate Primary School came in for a tour of our aircraft and facilities. Our staff had fun showing them through, answering questions and talking about the planes.

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1 month ago
Airline Pilot Memes

Words don't do this justice ...... very moving interview and worth a listen

We worked with ATC Memes and sat down with the New York Center controller that worked the 9/11 planes. This is a very moving interview. For the first time ever, you hear his story. #autopilotandchill

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1 month ago
Photos from Par Avion Flight Training's post

The weather is a very important factor for pilots to consider when planning a flight and while conducting the flight itself. This is especially so at this time of year in Tasmania. Good command decisions require effective pilot judgement and skill.

This photo was taken at Bathurst Harbour airstrip ... See more

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1 month ago

Who'd enjoy flying this?

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1 month ago
Airline Secrets Exposed

Who remembers this?

In 1989 during the domestic pilots dispute Qantas operated 747-238B VH-EBN, City of Albury to Hobart. A first for QF hence the water cannon salute.

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1 month ago

It's multiple congratulations all round to Morris who completed his Instrument Rating (multi-engine) last week and started work in his first job as a commercial pilot yesterday. Morris is now working as a flight instructor with a training organisation on the mainland and we wish him all the best ... See more

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1 month ago
WXChasing

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We are live from Rockport, TX as Hurricane Harvey (a Category 4) makes landfall. Not for broadcast.

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2 months ago
Learn to Fly Experience - the ultimate Father's Day gift voucher

It's Friday. We were unable to stop ourselves...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zs6g0UwRzfs

Seriously! http://www.paft.edu.au/learn-to-fly-experience-for-fathers-day/

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