Tag Archives: Melbourne

Episode 341: Grand Prix handling displays are better than the cars :)

Grant’s back from the Canberra Balloon Spectacular where he’s had a blast playing with balloons including one that’s basically a chair lift hung under a balloon envelope. Woo hoo :) Meanwhile, Melbourne has hosted the Formula 1 Grand Prix but … Continue reading

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Episode 335: Ben’s Flying but Grant’s Grounded

Grant’s broken yet another vehicle and is stuck in Albury, NSW while the vehicle is repaired so Steve brings Ben Jones on to join the fun from Perth in West Australia. Ben & his brother recently purchased a Cessna 172 … Continue reading

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Episode 305: Steve’s solo but maintains the Flight of Solidarity with Alex Fisher

The southern winter weather has taken its toll on Grant this week, so Steve flies the segment solo. In the news, the constant doom & gloom surrounding aviation maintenance job losses was brightened slightly with the announcement by Air New … Continue reading

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Episode 295: Rail to the Chief

The boys are staying in their home state of Victoria this week, leading off with a story about Hainan Airlines’ parent company HNA Group signing an MOU with Avalon Airport owners LinFox to spend 18 months expanding Avalon in readiness … Continue reading

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Episode 294: Droning on 787s

Grant’s back on deck (mostly) after an intense couple of weeks dealing with health issues and a CASA audit. He joins Steve to review the following news items: We’ve got more 787s coming to Melbourne: Royal Brunei have started flying … Continue reading

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