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Podcast: Branson goes Galactic, Talisman Sabre and a hero pilot

written by Robyn Tongol | July 20, 2021

Gerry Geltch’s Cessna 206, without its engine, after it washed up on the beach the morning after the accident in 2020 (ATSB)

As domestic aviation’s latest COVID slumber continues, host Phil Tarrant and guest Adam Thorn try to find some reasons to be positive.

Because amid the gloom, there’s been some great stories of late, not least that of hero pilot Gerry Geltch, who saved his trainee co-pilot by repeatedly re-entering the wreckage of his Cessna after it crashed into the sea.

The team also discusses the space race between Sir Richard Branson and Jeff Bezos, and what it means for the future of aviation.

Finally, as Talisman Sabre continues, what is its significance to the RAAF?

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