The Review

Review all things aviation related.

Spotting Mode

Excellent site, with just a couple of short comings. The free part of the site has some hefty restrictions, some of which extend into the paid part of the site. Overall this site is worth a serious look, but be careful if you have large logs as it will not suit all. A...

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Spotted Planes

This site has a couple of nice features, a blog, a messaging system an a nice little leader board. But it does lack a backend lookup database, a batch logging facility and a bulk upload/download facility (see notes). A nice site, but lacking features. This site has...

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PlaneLogger

This is a nice simple site, it is a good place to begin - but needs a lot more data and the ability to upload and download log files as a CSV, XLS or other usable format. This however is a site with some potential, with a little work it could be a really useful tool...

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Canon SX610HS

Canon SX610HS Compact Camera When I had the chance to replace my point and shoot camera, the trusted Canon A2300. I did think about going with a Nikon, but the little Canon had been such a good camera I decided to go with Canon again. The only thing that I felt was...

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Nikon D7000 DSLR

Using the Nikon D7000. This 16MP DSLR is a first class piece of equipment that can be picked up very reasonably from a number of sources now, although the D7100 and the D7200 are available with 24MP resolution the D7000 is in there with them. And as it's available for...

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Nikon D5300 DSLR

Using the Nikon D5300. The D5300 has proved to be a stalwart performer, even although I have only had it for a couple of weeks. It arrived with a 18-55mm Nikkor lens, which is an excellent general purpose lens for every day use. However for the type of pictures that I...

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EAA AirVenture Oshkosh

Well anyone that is going to Oshkosh this year could be in for a treat, it would seem that there are some flights in the B-17 still available. But even without it the Oshkosh show is still quite an event, so you...

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