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Episode 371: Calling Karratha, come in ATC Ben

Finally back after a bit of a break although Grant has subbed out due to family reasons, being ably replaced by ATC Ben. Ben tells us about his recent slight change of job, and location, having moved from the world … Continue reading

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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 187: Pageants, downsizing, Spartans & Red 5 standing by

Grant’s picked up some sunburn after spending the day playing with aircraft & recording content at the RAAF Air Pageant at RAAF Base Pt Cook while Steve got close while driving a train near Pt Cook on the way to … Continue reading

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