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Episode 121: Floods, AGMs and Laugh Tracks

A week of heavy rains has brought flooding in the Yarra Valley so Grant’s not expecting much ballooning but the damp weather hasn’t taken the heat out of the news: Qantas AGM reports no dividend this FY and its market … Continue reading

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Episode 120: Ramp Rash, Tigers & Ballooning

Beautiful weather leads to some great hot air ballooning for Grant in the Yarra Valley but meanwhile there’s heaps of aviation news to review down under, including: Australian Department of Transport tells the US DOT that the Delta-V alliance should … Continue reading

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Episode 119: Pacific Peso Parity

Now that the Australian dollar has finally returned to parity with the US dollar (for the first time in decades), Grant has had to drag Steve away from hunting microphones on eBay to record the AusDesk. This episode we cover … Continue reading

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Episode 118: It’s almost but not quite all about Qantas

Now that we’ve recovered from the transition to Daylight Saving Time, Steve is making the most of it including going out to watch some RC aircraft. Of course the good weather means Grant’s been out crewing a lot so he’s … Continue reading

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Episode 117: Bugs R Us

Grant’s back from the Gold Coast but Steve’s feeling robbed thanks to the change to Daylight Saving Time here in Australia. Meanwhile, there’s news to discusss, including: CASA warns pilots about the dangers presented by the locust swarms that are … Continue reading

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