Matt Dearden

Matt Dearden

Papua, Indonesia / English born bush pilot flying the Pilatus PC-6 Turbo Porter out in the mountains of Papua, Indonesia.
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Miss Pick Up - Duxford based PBY-5A Catalina

Miss Pick Up - Duxford based PBY-5A Catalina

VIRB Picture

VIRB Picture

Bush Flying Diaries, Indonesia: Welcome to Shangri-La!

Bush Flying Diaries, Indonesia: Welcome to Shangri-La!

Moving about and visiting friends

Moving about and visiting friends

Follow a typical day flying the Pilatus PC-6 Turbo Porter from the small town of Nabire in Papua, Indonesia into the remote mountain airstrips of Hitadipa, Unito, Dadou, Pogapa and Minou.

Follow a typical day flying the Pilatus PC-6 Turbo Porter from the small town of Nabire in Papua, Indonesia into the remote mountain airstrips of Hitadipa, Unito, Dadou, Pogapa and Minou.

On the road and living out of a suitcase whilst bush flying around Papua, Indonesia.

On the road and living out of a suitcase whilst bush flying around Papua, Indonesia.

Update from the jungles of Papua on getting back to the normality of flying and living here.

Update from the jungles of Papua on getting back to the normality of flying and living here.

A couple of days flying the Pilatus PC-6 Turbo Porter in Wamena, Papua, Indonesia

A couple of days flying the Pilatus PC-6 Turbo Porter in Wamena, Papua, Indonesia

I'm now a blogger for the Huffington Post. Check out my first article on a day in the life of a bush pilot, offering a sneak preview of Channel 4's new TV series.

I'm now a blogger for the Huffington Post. Check out my first article on a day in the life of a bush pilot, offering a sneak preview of Channel 4's new TV series.

Why I believe tarmac runways in Papua are not as safe as non-sealed runways for tailwheel aircraft.

Why I believe tarmac runways in Papua are not as safe as non-sealed runways for tailwheel aircraft.