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Episode 351: Grant Reports on the Canowindra International Balloon Challenge

This week’s “Bit’s n Pieces” episode of the Geeks includes a segment from Grant reporting on his experiences as Safety Officer and Met Officer and the 2015 Canowindra International Balloon Challenge (pronounced “Can-ow-ndra” :) )

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Episode 306: Taxing Travels

No AusDesk for this episode as Steve was buried in end-of-financial-year tax preparations and Grant’s out flying hot air balloons in rural Victoria.

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Episode 296: Intercom Chats

Just for a bit of a change of style, Steve & ATC Ben recorded most of this Australia Desk segment while flying a Cirrus SR20 from Essendon Airport (YMEN) in Melbourne to Temora (YTEM) on a day trip to the … Continue reading

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Episode 205: Ballooning to the Max

Grant’s back from Mildura and he’s exhausted. He’s been flying hot air balloons all week and has not only had his first solo (on July 4th, no less!) but he’s finally completed his private pilot (balloon) certificate. Woo hoo! We … Continue reading

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Episode 204: Max’s Favourite Australian

It’s “Carbon Tax Sunday” and Grant’s out in the cold empty rural lands near Mildura so we bring Anthony “The Voice” Simmons (Max Flight’s favourite Australian) to help with the news discussions. Once Grant’s given us an update on the … Continue reading

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