Measuring Aviation is Complex!

Measuring Aviation is Complex!

August 27, 2019 By Nicholas Christie
AOPA Australia's NICHOLAS CHRISTIE takes a light-hearted look at the various systems of measurement as they relate to aviation, and reflects on how international agreement seems to suggest that they will stay that way!
When I recently questioned a US colleague (admittedly in a moment of aircraft-building-related frustration) ‘why the ***!@#’ the United States insisted on bucking a modern global agreement to switch ...This content...

When I recently questioned a US colleague (admittedly in a moment of aircraft-building-related frustration) ‘why the ***!@#’ the United States insisted on bucking a modern global agreement to switch ...

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Nicholas Christie

Nicholas started flying lessons at the age of 13. He holds both Grade 2 (GA) and RAAus Flight Instructor ratings.  Since graduating from Monash University with a Bachelor Business Management (Marketing), he has held various sales, marketing and management positions across a broad range of sectors. Nicholas has written for a variety of aviation magazines in Australia and currently runs his own aviation businesses.  In 2016, Nicholas took on the challenge of building a “slow build” Van’s RV-12, at Tyabb (Victoria) and he has since become an active member of SAAA, AOPA and RAAus.  Nicholas believes that the passion and involvement of people (especially youth) in the aviation community is key to the sector’s future success in Australia and that minimal government regulation will assist in the industry’s continued growth and success.

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