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Podcast: RAAF’s great escape from Afghanistan

written by Robyn Tongol | August 24, 2021
Australian evacuees prepare to board the C-17A Globemaster III aircraft, as Australian Army infantry personnel assist with cargo at Hamid Airport, Kabul. (Defence, SGT Glen McCarthy)


This week, the RAAF’s attempts to evacuate thousands of Australians from Kabul Airport in Afghanistan became mainstream news.

In this episode, Phil and Adam talk about the latest updates and discuss whether the war in Afghanistan was always unwinnable.

Plus, COVID and aviation stories intertwine again as state premiers appear to diverge on when the country should open up.

Finally, the pair talk through the latest issue of the Australian Aviation print magazine.

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