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Metal aeroplanes and the regulator in Australia

Metal aeroplanes and the regulator in Australia

In my travels through Australia, I passed through a small Riverina town, where there was a montage formed. The montage deserves some thought as I believe it can be seen to represent the parlous state of aviation in Australia.

Is the person, depicted with a shotgun, the local CASA delegate, or is it the long suffering pilot or operator, who has had enough.

Perhaps we should have a long and thoughtful and insightful reflection on this image.

Certainly the aircraft is in “..poor shape…”, there is a man on the ground and the battlelines have been drawn.

Is this a case of  “….over my dead body………”????


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