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Meningie

MeningieDestination: Meningie

It’s becoming rare to find airstrips close to town centers – Meningie is one of those rare gems! The airstrip is only 2km from the town center. We hadn’t planned to stop at Meningie, and it was not a town we’d ever heard of until a few days earlier. You won’t find it featured on the front page of travel magazines, […]

Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island, Vivonne BayDestination: Kangaroo Island

When planning what things to do on Kangaroo Island we totally underestimated how big this island was – It’s huge! It’s Australia’s third largest island after Tassie and Melville Island, NT. Over one-third of the island is a protected nature reserve which makes it a great destination to experience an abundance of native Australian Wildlife in its natural habitat. We […]

Episode 10: Unexpected Flight Home

Vans RV7 travel vlog - Flight HomeEpisode 10: Unexpected Flight Home

Our flying Australian Adventure takes a detour as we make an unplanned 3.5-hour flight home in our Vans RV7. But after a few things didn’t quite go to plan, and we encounter a few delays along the way, we were unsure if we were going to make it home at all! If you enjoyed this episode please like and subscribe. […]

Episode 9: MAYDAY MAYDAY Bird Strike!

Mayday Bird StrikeEpisode 9: MAYDAY MAYDAY Bird Strike

The chilling words MAYDAY MAYDAY MAYDAY Bird Strike, are words we hope to never hear again! In this episode, we have stop-off at the gorgeous lakeside town of Meningie, after taking a look around town we make an eventful flight between Meningie and Pinnaroo. We hope you enjoy Episode 9! Flight Vlog – MAYDAY MAYDAY Bird Strike

Episode 8: Kangaroo Island in 24 hours

Kangaroo IslandEpisode 8: Kangaroo Island in 24 hours

Did someone mention island? It turns out Kangaroo Island does not have tropical palm tree’s and coconuts, but it does have plenty of nice beaches (if you like cold water) and lots of native Australian wildlife. Join us as we explore Kangaroo Island! We hope you enjoy Episode 8! Flight Vlog – Kangaroo Island in 24 hours

Making Aviation History: Jon Johanson and his RV4

Making Aviation History: Jon Johanson and his RV4

A nurse-midwife from Adelaide is probably not the likely candidt for a world record setting aviator… but when you combine ambition, determination and a dream, anything is possible. Meet Jon Johanson, who has been named Adventurer of the Year (2004) and awarded an FAI Gold Air Medal. “Dare to dream, and never give up” Jon Johanson About Jon Johanson Jon […]

Episode 6: Touring Adelaide

Touring AdelaideEpisode 6: Touring Adelaide & Homebuilt Flying World Records

We spend a few days touring Adelaide, where we visit the South Australian Aviation Museum, and various other attractions around the city. Next, we load up again for another short and VERY bumpy trip to Murray Bridge. We thought the turbulence was pretty bad on our last flight… but this leg was definitely much worse! We hope you enjoy Episode […]

Episode 5: Potholes in the Sky

Fly to Clare ValleyEpisode 5: Potholes in the Sky

We fly to Clare Valley in South Australia and cycle the popular Riesling Trail. This stop involved an excessive amount of cycling totaling 52km’s over the 2 days we were here. For the cycling enthusiast that may not seem very much, but for us, it sure was a lot of peddling! The countryside in this part of the world is so […]

Episode 4: Fly Wilpena Pound

Episode 4: Fly Wilpena Pound

We were pretty amazed at the incredible scenery in the Flinders Ranges! We have seen some amazing views from the plane before but this one was quite unique to anything we’d seen before. Wilpena Pound is the land formation that attracts all of the attention as a tourist destination, but when we flew from Wilpena Pound to Clare we saw […]