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The Mooney Man from Wagga Wagga: John Smith

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The Mooney Man from Wagga Wagga: John Smith

July 26, 2019 By Kreisha Ballantyne
In this regular series, AOPA AUSTRALIA'S KREISHA BALLANTYNE interviews pilots about what they love about their aircraft. In part one we meet Mooney Man, John Smith.
John Smith is a self-confessed Mooniac and proud owner of a 1988 Mooney M20J 205. A regular visitor to the AOPA office in Bankstown, John is dedicated to ...This content...

John Smith is a self-confessed Mooniac and proud owner of a 1988 Mooney M20J 205. A regular visitor to the AOPA office in Bankstown, John is dedicated to ...

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Kreisha Ballantyne

Kreisha’s experience across various sectors of the aviation industry reflect her passion for general aviation. In previous editorial roles at AOPA Australian Pilot, Sport Pilot and AirSport, Kreisha has had the privilege of flying in – and writing about -a multitude of aircraft types, from a powered parachute to a PC12. Kreisha is currently a feature writer for Australian Flying magazine, as well as CASA’s Flight Safety Australia. As a private pilot, Kreisha has experienced an incredible array of aviation adventures, including flying solo across Australia in heels and lipstick to influence young female pilots; wing-walking on a vintage Stearman; flying in New Zealand, the UK, the USA and Austria; and interviewing a diverse and incredible cross-section of aviators. Now in her tenth year in the industry, she is delighted to continue her passion for writing about aviation as one of AOPA’s new digital editors.

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