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Sky’s the limit for pilot Liam Morey as he takes on record-breaking trip

Young pilot Liam Morey

HIGH schooler Liam Morey won’t be needing boredom busters these holidays as he attempts to make a new world record for the youngest person to fly solo around Australia. The Year 11 student from Siena Catholic College, Sippy Downs, plans to become the youngest person to circumnavigate Australia solo by plane in September. The record in Australia is held by ... Read More »

Former pilot honoured by Church and French people says ‘Thanks, Lord’

Ron Hickey

ABOVE dark clouds, Ron Hickey piloted his heavy bomber home from battle. In a split second, another warplane whizzed across the nose of his cockpit, missing by centimetres. “Now I’m moving at about 280 miles per hour (450km/h) and he’s cutting across at the same speed, and my wingtip very nearly took his tail off,” Mr Hickey said. “And then ... Read More »

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