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Episode 738: Kiwi retirements, military rumours and preparations for Avalon 2023

The boys were a bit cheeky this week as they were able to re-use a big chunk of the content they recorded last week, even though Qantas hasn’t had any turn backs this week. Go figure! CEA Technologies will be … Continue reading

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Episode 675: More Romeos, please, and let’s get International again

The boys are back for another Oz Desk and, despite being well over a year since their last one, everything works out just fine with no hassles, hijinks or shenanigans. Who knew? The Royal Australian Navy are shopping for another … Continue reading

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Episode 339: What Happens in Vegas…

Avalon Airshow is over and the boys are recovering from the heat, the long distance walking and the aero-awesomeness. For this segment they chatted with Flying Officer “Guns” about the lessons learned when the RAAF took some C130Js to Exercise … Continue reading

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Episode 289: We’re stuffed and there’s more to come

Team PCDU have been at the RAAF’s Centenary of Military Aviation airshow at Point Cook and Grant’s been busy schmoozing in addition to the interviews the team have been busy recording. Some of the news items this week include: The … Continue reading

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Episode 282: Not Hot Enough in Alice?

With Steve just about to go into the surgeon’s hands, Grant calls on ATC Ben, Jonesy and Kathy Mexted to help out. As you might expect, the result is a bit of a roller coaster as the team talks about: … Continue reading

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Episode 270: Greeting Jetstar’s first 787

Steve and Grant were on hand at Melbourne International Airport for this report as Jetstar’s first Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner, VH-VKA (c/n 36227), arrived at the end of her delivery flight from the USA.  Although not the first Dreamliner to operate commercially … Continue reading

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Episode 262: Bali in Business Class and Boeing Airliner Changes

Grant spent the week vacationing in Bali, Indonesia, and while this is enough to make the rest of us jealous, he did take the time to compile some notes on the flights he took to get there, flying on Virgin … Continue reading

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Episode 261: Sabres rattle as VA collides with JQ as ANZ warns

It’s Edition 200 of the Australia Desk! First Boeing 787 in Jetstar livery rolls out of the Everett paint shop. Worldwide Saber Reservation System crash takes Virgin Australia down with it. A Virgin B737 collides with a Jetstar A320 during pushback at Melbourne Airport – up to … Continue reading

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Episode 256: Tiger, Virgin, Romeos and a Teen World Flight update

It’s chilly & frosty down in Melbourne but that’s good for Grant as balloons fly extra well in the cold. But, enough of the weather, lets talk about the news: Tiger Airways re-brands as Tigerair as they continue their integration … Continue reading

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Episode 255: Politics, A380 explosions and a world rounder

After an “interesting” week in Australian federal politics, Minister for Transport & Infrastructure, Anthony Albanese, is now also the Deputy Prime Minister, leaving Steve & Grant to ponder whether this will be good for aviation or not. In more positive … Continue reading

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