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For Micah: Booming the Drogue to your Probe

Airplane Geeks listener Micah asked why the Navy went with probe-n-drogue for air-to-air refueling instead of the flying boom system used by the Air Force. Grant thinks it may have been due to the size of the aircraft and the … Continue reading

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Episode 208: Lies, Damned Lies & Statistics

While Steve & Grant are often accused of making statistics up on the spot (like 28.2% of all statistics), this week it appears that Dan Webb is not the only one who can crunch the numbers! Both Qantas & Virgin … Continue reading

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