There Are Already Sensible Alternatives For Pilot Training
Which Could Be Used Instead Of The Moorabbin Airport
The alternatives are not in densely populated urban areas and
there are enough locations to spread out the impact.
quick visit to the Victorian Premier's website reveals that resourced
pilot training on an international standard is already happening in
several regional locations and there are plans to invest further in the
associated infrastructure. So the idea of moving training away
from the densely populated community around the Moorabbin Airport would
be quite feasible and could be achieved quickly if someone was motivated.
The regional locations are:
they are currently being used by students from China Southern,
China Eastern, Singapore Airlines, Vietnam Airlines and DragonAir.
more in the following article or contact the Premier to discuss why it
makes sense to move training from the Moorabbin Airport
some reason the premier's office removed this link from their site -
wonder why? (we found an archived version on another site)
are also a number of aviation studies which have concluded that moving
aviation training has little impact on its viability or jobs because
(as you might expect) it is a mobile industry.
Actually There Are Dozens of Aerodromes In Victoria - Link