Cool Webinars/Videos



WEBINAR 17th August

COOL AERONAUTICS: Day in the Life of the Royal Flying Doctor Service Western Australia 


Join the Cool Aeronautics Team from Perth Branch as they learn more about the operations of the Royal Flying Doctor Service during National Science Week.

MORE VIDEOS from the Royal Flying Doctor Service Western Australia

Patient stories to highlight impact of the RFDS

Compilation of WA landscapes captured through the eyes of RFDS crews

Staff stories:

Meet Flying Doctor Anoop Pem

Meet Head of Engineering Andy Lewis

Flight Nurse Libby Stearne talking about the patient’s journey


WEBINAR 18th August

COOL AERONAUTICS: STEM and AEROSPACE in the Northern Territory


Our guest presenters will give you an insight into how they use physics, biology, chemistry, electronics, mathematics and much more in their everyday working life. 

Learn from Industry leaders what you need to study to have a career in this exciting industry.

Carley Scott CEO -  Equatorial Launch Australia

Dr. Stefan Maier - maitec

Dr. Rebecca Murray - Advanced Manufacturing Alliance + Charles Darwin University


WEBINAR 19th August

COOL AERONAUTICS: SPACE TRAVEL How can I be a part of it?


Have you ever wondered what it feels like to sit in the space shuttle as it is about to you wonder what it takes to become an astronaut, would you like to be a part of the team designing and building the rockets that will take us to Mars? Learn how STEM is used for space travel.

Join us for a special double screening of:

COOL AERONAUTICS: A Day in the Life of an Astronaut - Dr. Andrew Thomas 

COOL AERONAUTICS: A Day in the Life of a Space Shuttle Commander – United States Air Force Colonel Pamela Melroy

Dr. Andrew Thomas, Australia’s first NASA astronaut, and Colonel Pam Melroy, retired Space Shuttle Commander, will share their insights into what it takes to become part of the exciting world of space travel and how STEM and the subjects you do at school and university can help you achieve your goals for space travel.

We will be joined by Marija Jovanovich, RAAF Test Pilot, who can answer your questions about just what it takes to become a test pilot and what it feels like to fly over 30 different aircraft and James Blagg Flight Test Engineer who will discuss the application of STEM in the work he does.


WEBINAR 21st August

COOL AERONAUTICS: Creating a New Aero-Medical Component


Join the Cool Aeronautics Team from the Royal Aeronautical Society Australian Division Queensland Branch as they explore the Engineering Design Process in action.

Engineers are often described as problem solvers, they use creativity and technology to find solutions to human needs. During this webinar Wade Smith, while working on his thesis at Plane Support will demonstrate how he uses the Engineering Design Process for a real world application.

His task is to create a new Aero-medical component and this may not be as straight forward as it seems.

It is a wonderful opportunity to learn more about how engineering transforms an abstract idea into a physical solution through the combination of creative thinking and technology.

This webinar would be of interest to students (high school and university), teachers and the general community.


Fraser Wright - Director Plane Support

Wade Smith - Plane Support

Additional Information

Engineering Design Process Diagram


WEBINAR 27th August

Ultra Long Haul Operations: An Emerging Business Model Accelerated by COVID-19


The COVID-19 outbreak has sent shockwaves throughout the aviation industry, sending a myriad of liquidity-strapped airlines into administration or part government ownership. In turn, during this webinar, Linus Benjamin Bauer from Bauer Aviation Advisory and Daniel Bloch from Bloch Aviation Advisory will argue that the novel phenomenon of Ultra Long Haul (ULH) operations already maintains the necessary characteristics to generate a competitive advantage that will not only succeed, but outperform other business models, in a post COVID-19 era.


Linus Benjamin Bauer Director - Bauer Aviation Advisory

Daniel Bloch Director - Bloch Aviation Advisory


Thesis Ultra Long Haul - Daniel Bloch

Ultra Long Haul: An emerging business model accelerated by COVID-19


Thank you to our Cool Aeronautics STEM Partner