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Have you heard the good news that SriLankan Airlines is going to restart their direct flights to Australia. Yes it is true, SriLankan is going to start direct services between Sri Lanka and Australia from November 2017. They have decided to do this after acquiring brand new aircrafts from Airbus Industries. So when compared to other airlines, you will fly in more recently built modern aircraft with SriLankan.

SriLankan A340

SriLankan A333

With this new competition I think we will see better fairs to more Asian destinations. Introductory prices for the month of November 2017 from SriLankan seems very good as you see from some of the screenshots I have taken from the web site. Reserve your seats quickly by visiting SriLankan web site.




If you are an aviation fan you might enjoy a visit to South Australian Aviation Museum. They do have some aircrafts on display where you can get on board to have a look without a passport. This is a non profit organization managed by aviation enthusiasts. There is also a shop for you to buy related things such as model aircrafts and magazines.

Entry tickets are priced at $9 per adult and free parking is available onsite.

Address: 66 Lipson Street, Port Adelaide, SA 5015
Phone: 08 8240 1230


Microsoft Flight

Posted: November 15, 2011 in Aviation

In early 2009 I got shocked when I heard that Microsoft Aces game studio was closed down by Microsoft which was responsible for developing well known PC simulation software’s and games such as Flight Simulator, Combat Flight Simulator and Train Simulator.

But recently after getting to know that Microsoft is now developing the Flight Simulator internal at Microsoft I am more than happy. After seeing the new visuals of the renamed product Microsoft Flight, I am extremely exited and waiting until they release the next version.

See for your selves by visiting Microsoft Flight site which is the next version of Microsoft Flight Simulator X.

Boeing 787 – DreamLiner

Posted: December 19, 2009 in Aviation
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Boeing’s newest plane 787 DreamLiner had made its first flight. As of Boeing this is a great achievement and a history changer.
View the video and lots of other details at New Air Plane and Boeing.

Remember the Old Days

Posted: November 30, 2009 in Aviation
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Thought to add the following photos in remembrance of AirLanka which was Sri Lankas national carrier before being renamed to SriLankan.

Following are some nice views I captured of the Airbus A380 I flew from Singapore Changi airport to Melbourne Tullamarine airport.

Amazing Planes

Posted: November 23, 2009 in Aviation
If you are interested in planes like me you may enjoy the video series at YouTube on mega structures.
Following will be on Airbus A380 which is the worlds biggest aircraft.
This one is on the Boeing 747 which was an engineering marvel on 1970.

Flight Simulation

Posted: November 3, 2009 in Aviation
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After some pause I again started my flight simulation activities.

To celebrate I thought to put some nice screen captures I made on one of my flights.

Try Your Flying Skills

Posted: December 20, 2007 in Aviation
If you would like to have fun flying aircraft’s check the link below to get access flying either of Bombardier Dash 8 Q400, Boeing 737-400 or the giant in the skies Airbus A380.
See how many miles that you can fly :-).
Happy Flying.

First Delivery of Airbus A380

Posted: October 16, 2007 in Aviation
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Airbus delivered its first Airbus A380 on 15th of October 2007. If anyone of you who is interested have missed the occasion you can have a look at the event by visiting the following web site.

You can watch many other multimedia content highlighting the development and launch of A380 in the same web site.

Enjoy !!!