Monthly Archives: September 2010

Episode 116: Combat Jets on the Gold Coast

Grant’s up at Tweed Heads with his family and was hanging out at Gold Coast International Airport (YBCG) when Steve called to record the Australia Desk segment. The news items discussed included: The alliance between Virgin Blue and Etihad has … Continue reading

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Episode 115: The Oprah-Jet

We briefly touch on a few items: Boeing lifts forecasts for aircraft useage in Oceania Victoria will not get a DC10 water bomber next season but will instead get 2 Convair 580s & another Erickson skycrane British Airways may still … Continue reading

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Episode 114: Virgin Blue’s Strategies in Tatters?

Produced for Airplane Geeks episode 114: Virgin Blue has received some rather bad news this week: US DoT rejects the Delta-V alliance across the Pacific ACCC rejects the Air New Zealand trans-tasman alliance We also talk about how Qantas are … Continue reading

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Episode 113: The Kids help out on Father’s Day

Produced for Airplane Geeks episode 113: It’s Father’s Day down here in Australia and we bring our sons in to help record this week’s segment. Topics we cover include: A Qantas 747-400 has an uncontained engine failure about 45 minutes … Continue reading

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