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Episode 365: Qantas gets a profit & Matt Hall’s back on the podium

Steve is solo this week as Grant is out of action with a throat infection. Steve covers the huge turnaround in the Qantas full year profit ($575 million profit after a $2.8 billion loss the year before) with an excerpt … Continue reading

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Episode 363: The Virgin, the Tiger, the Sex Party and the Max

Steve has declared that the boys won’t be talking about the Australian Sex Party despite Grant’s protestations (don’t worry, you can hear our chat with two of their pilots, Ken Hill & Tim Sheen, back in PCDU Episode 40). After … Continue reading

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Episode 362: First in Type – Mostly

It’s a week of firsts for the Australian Defence Force as the boys give progress on still more new or updated airframes coming down under: The first RAAF E18G Growler is unveiled The first RAAF P8A is under construction & … Continue reading

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Episode 361: Qantas Turning the Corner?

The boys are back in the studio and Grant’s trying VERY hard not to explode over the news that Qantas is doing very well thanks to Alan Joyce. It’s not that they haven’t turned the corner and improved their stock … Continue reading

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Episode 357: Baby Herc arrives as another 747 retires

Grant’s holding together with cold & flu medicine long enough to get an Aus Desk recorded with Steve covering: The RAAF’s first C27J Spartan (the “baby Hercules”) arrives in Australia BAE Systems gets their contract with the Royal Singaporean Air … Continue reading

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