Tag Archives: Neil Armstrong

Rest In Peace – Gene Cernan

I am very sad to hear of Gene Cernan‘s passing. Gene was the last of the (just) twelve humans that walked on the moon.. He was also a close friend of Neil Armstrong. Coral and I attended Neil Armstrong’s memorial service on 13 Sep 2012 at the National Cathedral in Washington where Gene presented Neil’s […]

Air Crash Investigation S13E10 – Qantas 32: Titanic In The Sky

There has been a lot of recent interest in the production entitled “Air Crash Investigation S13E10 – Qantas 32: Titanic In The Sky”.     This program has been broadcast on the National Geographic channel.  Closing Statement At the time of my interview, our story was planned to be the final episode (ever) in the Air […]

Passion, Courage, Compassion & Determination – Peter Ford

STOP PRESS November 2013 – Peter Ford recognised as the National Finalist Senior Australian of the Year 2014. Peter will now go join into the list of other states winners to be considered for the one overall Australian Of the Year, that will be announced at Government House Canberra on Australia Day, 26th January 2014. Click […]

Back Story – QF32 page 355 – Peter Ford

Peter Ford is a life long friend. I’ve known Peter since his days as a reporter for an Australian news channel, through to his time as one of the first CNN anchors when Ted Turner cruised the corridors. Peter’s specialty was then everything that it is now – high tech including the Iraq War Mark […]

Back Story – QF32 page 261

I have always welcomed robust debate and constructive criticism. Matthew Squair, a very intelligent expert in risk and safety systems (and a person whom I hold in the highest regard)  raises the question:  “Is there a role for military control checks in civilian aircraft?” This question opens up a very large topic! Food for thought. […]