Steve & Grant have both been back to school in the past week with Steve revisiting his old high school (Brentwood Secondary College and yes, it’s still standing) where they have a great aviation curriculum. Meanwhile, Grant’s been out to Bacchus Marsh airport to the TVSA flying school’s open day. This one’s a short episode as we’re trying to get some topical information out before Avalon Air Show 2017 starts this week.
The episode starts with Steve & Grant catching up on their adventures and unfolds as:
- 0:00:35 – Steve’s moved into a new house and set up a dedicated studio in the process.
- 0:02:35 – Grant’s finally had an official RAAF media ride: he was invited to fly on the RAAF’s new C-27J Spartan. Yay!
- 0:10:42 – Steve & Grant review the information being presented in this episode.
- 0:12:46 – Grant talks with Daniel Pearson about TVSA, their Open Day and the Bristel LSA aircraft. Be sure to also check out Dan’s interview with Adam Knight over on Episode 37 of the Go Flying Australia podcast.
- 0:24:33 – Steve interviews Chris Barry from the Brentwood Secondary College about their aviation sciences program, the simulators they have on site and the RAAF visiting with their F/A-18 simulator.
- 0:31:08 – Steve & Grant discuss the upcoming Avalon Air Show 2017 where Grant’s day job will have him attending meetings & seminars and also presenting a short summary of his recent Australian Defence Magazine article for a Plan Jericho workshop. Meanwhile, Steve will be doing video presentations with AOPA Australia at their tent in the GA area.
- 0:40:45 – Steve’s recently provided commentary at the Hunter Valley Air Show with Ando and Grant’s going to be providing commentary at the Barossa Air Show with Maikha.
- 0:43:08 – PCDU is in the Industry Overview segment of the Cast Away Podcast Awards. Vote for us in the “Peoples’ Choice” section – you don’t even have to be Australian to vote #Winning
- 0:45:14 – We’ve joined the trend and have a Patreon page. If you want to help give us incentive to produce more episodes, head on over to our Patreon page and start sponsoring us.
Remember, if you’re not listening to Adam Knight’s Go Flying Australia podcast, you’re missing out.