The ABC reports on hobby pilots on small private aircraft being able to fly into Sydney Airport, which is normally exclusively used by large commercial jets:

Mr Keech said he had to try and manage the excitement of the occasion with making sure he followed all the necessary protocols.

“It became surreal because on one hand it was the same as landing at any other airport, but then I thought ‘this is serious, it’s an international airport and I’ve got a 777 up my arse’,” he said.

“I’m really glad I did it.”

Sydney Airport COVID-19 slowdown hands hobby pilots bucket list take-off experience

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