PCDU Episodes:

Here is a full list of all PCDU Episodes since #1 back in 2009. Click on a title to visit the episode page & download or listen to the episode from there.

PCDU Episode 113: Fleeting Dreams

JQ's new 787 arrives at Melbourne

JQ’s new 787 arrives at Melbourne

The past month has included a number of events related to the Royal Australian Navy’s International Fleet Review 2013 as well as the arrival of Jetstar’s new 787-8. Grant’s been visiting a few ships & interviewing their aircrew while Kathy’s had a flight on Australia’s brand new MRH-90 Taipan transport helicopters. Not long after that, Grant was in Sydney to watch the mass-flypast of aircraft as the fleet steamed into Sydney harbour then both Steve & Grant were on the tarmac in Melbourne for the new Jetstar 787 arrival celebrations.

HMS Daring's Lynx

HMS Daring’s Lynx

Naturally this generated lots of great new content and we’ve packaged it all up as follows:

  • 0:06:43 – LT Hamish Walker, Lynx Pilot on HMS Daring
     
  • 0:13:37 – LT CDR Teilo Elliot-Smith, Air Warefare Officer on HMS Daring
     
  • 0:27:15 – CDR Angus Essenhigh, Commanding Officer of HMS Daring
     
  • 0:34:37 – LT David Roderick, Seasprite Pilot on HMNZS Te Mana
     
  • 0:46:17 – LT Hamish Liddy, Seasprite Observer on HMNZS Te Mana
     
  • 0:57:22 – Leading Hand Zach Taylor, Seasprite crew on HMNZS Te Mana
     
  • 6 SQN is combined RNZAF & RNZN

    6 SQN is combined RNZAF & RNZN

    1:06:29 – David presents Grant with their 6 Squadron patch & explains its symbolism
     
  • 1:07:43 – Grant chats with listener “Mick from the Frankston line”
     
  • 1:14:45 – Kathy Mexted chats with Steve about flying in the MRH-90
     
  • 1:17:45 – LT Jack Wadey, MRH-90 Taipan Pilot
     
  • 1:31:40 – CPT Brett Chandler, Commanding Officer of HMAS Creswell
     
  • 1:38:27 – Kathy chats about how she knew Brett Chandler from some time ago
     
  • 1:43:20 – David Hall, CEO of Jetstar Australia & New Zealand
     
  • 1:48:53 – Captain Jeremy Schmidt, lead pilot on Jetstar’s 787 programme
     
  • 1:55:19 – Gordon Rich-Phillips, Victoria’s Minister for Aviation Industry
     
  • 1:59:23 – We wrap it up and sign off

Kathy's aircraft for her media flight

Kathy’s aircraft for her media flight

Ben Wickham & Kathy Mexted getting ready to board the MRH-90

Ben Wickham & Kathy Mexted getting ready to board the MRH-90

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