March 2024

Software Integration Engineer, Aviation Blogger, Private Pilot & #Sneakerhead.

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Philip J. Newman

Greetings! I'm a dedicated software engineer with a specialized knack for crafting code that seamlessly integrates into various technological environments. My journey takes me to vibrant airshows, where the sky becomes a mesmerizing canvas for aviation's captivating performances, and in the midst of hangars, where I share endless conversations about the world of flight.

From Monday to Friday, I navigate the digital landscape, fashioning innovative solutions through lines of code. However, on weekends, I transform into a weekend warrior, immersing myself in the thrill of military simulations and tactical games. Life, to me, is a vivid canvas, each day a brushstroke, and every experience a color that enriches the intricate tapestry of my existence, infusing it with creativity, passion, and the artistry that makes life truly remarkable.

Image of a F16 Fighter Jet at Warbirds Over Wanaka

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Philip Newman at Warbirds over Wanaka with other members of the media. Taken by Matt Richardson
A high quality picture of the moon taken my Philip J. Newman


Some of us just got wet feet... others have lost everything they ever had.

Soldiers standing on a hill


Reservists are also known as weekend warriors. Taking time away from family once a month we train 20 days a year.

G1000 installed on a CESSNA

Private Pilot

It’s getting harder to keep current but flying has always been a big part of my life. There’s nothing like going on holiday and getting to fly yourself.

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+64 210 483999