Tag Archives: 737

Episode 777: GippsAero is Aussie again but some of Bonza’s pax aren’t happy

It’s an auspicious episode given it’s aligned to the mighty Boeing Triple-7 aircraft (the originals, not the -X :) ) but the main news is that the boys are very happy to report that George Morgan, the surviving co-founder of … Continue reading

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Episode 745: Accents to the MAX as Winter draws near Down Under

Accents?? What accents?? It may well be a matter of perspective of course, but following on from last week’s discussion by the Geeks of Aussie accents vs American accents, we take a quick look at some of the challenges that … Continue reading

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Episode 734: Bonza, a smattering of military and Qantas maintenance woes

After the Geeks asking how long the boys have been producing the OzDesk, they start with a bit of history and how they started submitting news via email, then recording separately until, on Episode 52 in June 2009, the first … Continue reading

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Episode 711: It’s Bonza, Mate!

Steve & Grant note that since the last episode we’ve lost Glen Towler from NZ and Grant’s Dad Jim while also noting the anniversary of Steve’s father’s passing. After a small discussion on how both fathers were influential in the … Continue reading

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Episode 701: So much news, so little time…

The boys knew they’d be back with AusDesk episodes in 2022 but didn’t think it would take quite *this* long to get one produced. Suffice to say, they’ve picked one of the busiest times in aviation Down Under to come … Continue reading

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Episode 684: The Blackhawks are dead, long live the Blackhawks

There’s been a grave disturbance in the Force as another military platform gets retired (but not for long) and Qantas announces it’s replacing its Boeing 737-800s with aircraft from the A320 family. You bet the boys will have commentary and … Continue reading

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Episode 374: Tiger Enters the Comedy Market, Who Knew?

The boys are back and the comedy flows as they report on Tiger Airways apparently improving their customer experience and even getting a new call center. Steve is less than enthused! He is, however, rather excited about the next Retro … Continue reading

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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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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 324: Retro Roo

Grant’s birthday has aligned with Qantas releasing a retro livery that dates back to when he was born. He and Steve think it looks great on their latest brand new 737! Meanwhile, Grant’s been off flying hot air balloons and … Continue reading

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