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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 344: Charges? Charges? We don’t need no steenkin Charges!

Grant’s getting on his soapbox once again as it seems that CASA are proposing to increase their rates yet many of us think they should first improve their processes and provide safety cases for the services they provide. Sadly, given … Continue reading

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Episode 315: 75 Years of Wirraways

Grant’s been at the Moorabbin Air Museum for the 75th anniversary of Wirraway A20-10, the oldest surviving Wirraway in the world. The Wirraway was based on the NA-16 (which became the T6 Texan) and was made in Australia by the … Continue reading

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Episode 198: A Quick Collection of Updates

At first glance the boys thought this week’s Australia Desk would just be the sound of crickets and them scratching their heads as they tried to figure out what to report on. Fortunately, they took another look & found a … Continue reading

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Episode 189: Why, why, wai believe in Red-Q???

It’s a wonderful Autumn day and Grant’s hung over but what the heck, on with the show: Red-Q was supposed to be Qantas’ new premium configured single-aisle A320 international airline that would be 51% controlled by the foreign country it … Continue reading

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