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Episode 292: Aircraft flocking to Perth for MH370 Search

Grant’s out sick but Steve gets Jonesy in to help out and it’s a good thing too ‘cos he’s in Perth, Western Australia and that seems to be where almost everyone with a long range maritime surveillance aircraft is too. … 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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