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The First Dreams Of Flight

Before flying became such an everyday part of our lives, it was a topic of fascination and a far-away dream for inventors. Kite flying in China began several hundred years BC, and since then, humans gradually worked towards achieving flight. One of the most notable enthusiasts was 16th century artis...

7 June 2017
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Top 5 Apps For Pilots

Pilots have a lot to deal with before a flight. From checking up weather conditions, runway and airport information to logbooks and calculations. With a wide range of apps available for phones today, one of our Flight Instructors Jason, has given us his top five favourite apps which help him be a be...

18 May 2017
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Top 5 Flight Jackets!

Ah, the trusty flight jacket. Style staple for pilots, pilot impersonators and those who dream of flying, the flight jacket will take you from cockpit to cocktails as smoothly as a Foxbat gliding over…Ok, we’ll stop. You get the point, they’re seriously cool. Here are our Top 5 picks for best ...

11 May 2017
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ANZAC Day Commemorations – Flight in the World Wars

This week, on April 25, we remembered the brave men and women who lost their lives fighting in battle. In 1915, Australian and New Zealand armed forces landed in Gallipoli, and the legacy of their brave battle lives on through ANZAC Day; the dawn service is held to commemorate the exact time of the ...

25 April 2017
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Top 5 Flying-Inspired Bands

Over the decades there have been several influential bands to hit the music scene and leave a cultural impact. Some have been inspired by other legendary singers before them and some even by flying! Without further ado, here are the top five flying-inspired bands of the last few decades! 1. Pink...

20 April 2017
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6 Pilot Jobs For Aviation Enthusiasts!

If you’re currently studying with Soar Aviation or thinking about becoming a pilot, you have an exciting and varied career ahead of you! The majority of people think that pilots do just one job – fly jets for major airlines. That’s a very attractive prospect for potential pilots, and most cert...

13 April 2017
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How To Speak "Pilot" Like A Pro!

If you’ve spent time at Soar with one of our flight instructors, you may have heard them speaking in what sounds like a foreign language. Along with all the acronyms that come with working and learning in aviation, the ‘Pilot Alphabet’ is essential knowledge for aviation enthusiasts. These 26 ...

6 April 2017
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Top 5 Aviator Hairstyles

We know that for many pilots who watched Top Gun growing up, looking like an aviator is important. When the winds are blowing and you have to deal with a hair-ruining headset, in can be tough to keep your do’ looking slick. We’ve put together a handy list of awesome products and styles for aviat...

29 March 2017
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