Tag Archives: ACCC

Episode 219: Ya Gotta Keep ‘Em Separated

Perhaps some Air Traffic Controllers should be listening to the Offspring ‘cos they need to keep ’em separated! A RAAF Air Traffic Controller puts a Qantas 737 on a near-collision course with a QantasLink 717 near Darwin Air Pacific (aka … Continue reading

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Episode 183: Alone Again…

Grant’s all on his own in the studio and there’s no sign of Steve. While he’s waiting, he’s checking out his new “mood machine,” a device that detects the ambience of its environment & plays music suitable to the moment. … Continue reading

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Episode 121: Floods, AGMs and Laugh Tracks

A week of heavy rains has brought flooding in the Yarra Valley so Grant’s not expecting much ballooning but the damp weather hasn’t taken the heat out of the news: Qantas AGM reports no dividend this FY and its market … Continue reading

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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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