Island of Dreams

Fifteen years ago when I first landed at Dunk Island, a tiny slice of paradise half way between Cairns and Townsville, I was a newly qualified First Officer on a Twin Otter. I was mesmerised by the azure water, the tropical gardens and the tiny sunbirds nesting underneath the roof of the bush terminal. Capt Continue reading

Merry Christmas from the Sim!

I know my husband is convinced I live the high life when I’m in Sydney with work, so just to prove him right here’s a photo from the other night! Cappie (Capt Owen Capp, head of the table in black) has a favourite restaurant – Zia Pina in Mascot – so we all crowded in Continue reading

Gordo’s Farewell… (And Dicksta made an appearance!)

In a career spanning close to four decades, Captain Gordon Scott has accumulated over 25,000 hours in the air. A wonderful mentor to so many pilots, Gordon will be very much missed by his colleagues in Qantaslink (particularly the Sunnies Nth Qld base in Cairns xxx). Hopefully retirement will give him time to go for Continue reading