Tag Archives: Australia

Episode 312: Exercise Pitch Black 2014

Grant’s back from a week in Cairns covering Exercise Pitch Black 2014 which has brought together combat aircraft from Australia, Singapore, Thailand, the United Arab Emirates and the United States. Thanks to our contacts with the RAAF media department, Grant … Continue reading

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Episode 293: Andrew helps with MH370 & RAAF news

Once again Grant is unavailable due to illness so Steve is joined by award winning aviation journalist and Principle at Communications Intelligence, an independent aviation and defence consultancy, Andrew McLaughlin. With the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370 continuing … Continue reading

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Episode 281: Starting 2014 off with NZ News

Steve and Grant kick off the new year on the AusDesk by reporting about New Zealand! Yeah, that works, right? :) Glyn Powell, the man who made the fuselage & wings of the DH Mosquito recently restored by AvSpecs in … Continue reading

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Episode 198: A Quick Collection of Updates

At first glance the boys thought this week’s Australia Desk would just be the sound of crickets and them scratching their heads as they tried to figure out what to report on. Fortunately, they took another look & found a … Continue reading

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Episode 193: The Chips are Down on Qantas Biofuel Test

Grant drives over to the studio to discover Steve’s got a new “Get Rich Quick” scam scheme he’s cooked up around biofuel! Qantas flew an A330 (VH-EBP) from Sydney to Adelaide & back on a 50/50 blend of jet fuel … Continue reading

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