What the Coalition’s ‘Miracle’ Election Win Means for General Aviation

What the Coalition’s ‘Miracle’ Election Win Means for General Aviation

What the Coalition’s ‘Miracle’ Election Win Means for General Aviation

May 24, 2019 By Christopher Smyth
In a surprise election result, the Coalition have just been returned to government. But what does this mean for General Aviation?
“I’ve always believed in miracles!” exclaimed a jubilant Scott Morrison on election night. And with good reason, he’d just won an ‘unwinnable’ Federal election. Last Saturday the Coalition defied ...This...

“I’ve always believed in miracles!” exclaimed a jubilant Scott Morrison on election night. And with good reason, he’d just won an ‘unwinnable’ Federal election.

Last Saturday the Coalition defied ...

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Christopher Smyth

Chris is a highly-experienced media professional and is passionate about aviation, digital-media and technology. Chris produced the ABC’s Insiders and Chaser programs and was part of the team that developed the ABC’s first iView service. He went on to become ABC Director, Northern Territory. Recently, Chris founded tech start-up Inflighto.com which develops innovative moving-map apps for airline passengers. Chris achieved his GA Private Pilot’s licence in 2006 and has flown extensively throughout NSW, the NT and WA. He is endorsed on the Cessna 172, 182 and the Cirrus SR20. Chris is currently studying for his CPL – interrupted temporarily by the arrival of his two children. Chris is enthusiastic about reinvigorating GA through the application of innovative technology and appropriate government policy settings. Chris was introduced to flying through his grandfathers. One was an Australian aviation journalist and war correspondent; the other a WWII RAAF wing commander. Big shoes to fill! Follow Chris on Twitter @christoflight.

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