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Plane Talking UK's Podcast

A UK based aviation podcast produced by four guys who love aviation! Join Carlos, Nev, Armando and Matt where each week they talk about aviation news airshow news and lots lots more.

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Episode 427 - The Music Sounds Better With You
Join Carlos, Matt, Nev and Armando for this week's show. Lots of news from around the world and of course the UK.  We’re excited to share with you our second part of our new series with Captain Nick in conversation with Chris Burwell as they discuss his new book ‘Nine Lives’.  See you in the chatroom!  Don't forget you can get in touch with us all at : WhatsApp +44 757 22 491 66 Email podcast@planetalkinguk.com or comment in our chatroom on YouTube. Here are the links to the stories we featured this week : COMMERCIAL Hurricane Ian Update https://nbaa.org/airacraft-operations/airspace/hurricane/hurricane-ian-2022/hurricane-ian-update-sep-29-2022-2215z/ https://www.flyingmag.com/naples-airport-closed-to-civilian-traffic/ https://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/airline-news/2022/09/29/tropical-storm-ian-florida-airport-closed-flights-canceled/10449229002/ https://thepointsguy.com/news/ian-hurricane-travel-impacts/ Ryanair CEO: Air Malta Will Never Make A Profit https://simpleflying.com/ryanair-ceo-air-malta-no-profit/ https://simpleflying.com/air-malta-dissolution-questions/ Virgin Atlantic updates its gender identity policy https://thepointsguy.com/news/virgin-atlantic-gender-neutral-uniform-policy/ https://www.virgin.com/about-virgin/latest/virgin-atlantic-updates-its-gender-identity-policy Skytrax Awards https://traveltomorrow.com/the-worlds-best-airline-for-2022-has-been-announced/ https://www.worldairlineawards.com/award-winners-for-2022/ Eviation Makes Aviation History at Moses Lake https://flyingmag.com/eviation-makes-aviation-history-at-moses-lake/ https://newatlas.com/aircraft/eviation-alice-first-flight/ Injured Aircraft https://www.avherald.com/h?article=4feb73f0&opt=0 https://simpleflying.com/heathrow-ground-collision-korean-air-iceland-air/ https://simpleflying.com/easyjet-a320-lightning-strike-damage/ Doncaster Sheffield Airport to close despite financial lifeline offer https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-south-yorkshire-63033676 https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-south-yorkshire-63079104 https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-south-yorkshire-63089990 https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-south-yorkshire-63044304 Aircraft Boarding Music https://onemileatatime.com/guides/airline-boarding-music/ Airbus, Boeing aircraft gone forever from Russia - says Rostec https://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news/119880-airbus-boeing-aircraft-gone-forever-from-russia-rostec https://simpleflying.com/russia-goodbye-airbus-boeing-goes-alone/ https://www.reuters.com/business/aerospace-defense/exclusive-russia-aiming-fly-solo-without-airbus-boeing-2022-09-28/ China Airlines Unveils Taiwan’s First A321neo “Pikachu Jet CI” https://www.breakingtravelnews.com/news/article/china-airlines-unveils-taiwans-first-a321neo-pikachu-jet-ci/ MILITARY Osprey salvaged https://www.scramble.nl/military-news/osprey-salvaged?fbclid=IwAR3VKbQC57_PbhVJ45MTIgpCX-iDZmXYGl3Iwf5yDnWB2VYoje8SUMJ04WA The New B-21 Raider Stealth Bomber To Be Unveiled In First Week Of December https://theaviationist.com/2022/09/21/the-new-b-21-raider-stealth-bomber-to-be-unveiled-in-first-week-of-december/ Aerospace and defense giant Boeing secured a contract to produce 96 Apache helicopters for the Polish Armed Forces as the company scales up its manufacturing capabilities in Maysa, Arizona. https://chamberbusinessnews.com/2022/09/26/boeing-sells-apache-helicopters-to-poland-expands-operations-in-mesa/ Hurricane Hunter P-3 Launched New Low Flying Drone Into Ian https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/hurricane-hunter-p-3-launched-new-low-flying-drone-into-ian
119:11 10/02/2022
Episode 426 - We're Back!
We're back this week! Join Carlos, Matt, Nev and Armando for this week's show. We’re excited to share with you our first part of our new series with Captain Nick in conversation with Chris Burwell as they discuss his new book ‘Nine Lives’. We are also excited to share with you what Carlos and Nev got up to at the Jersey International Air Display! Don't forget you can get in touch with us all at : WhatsApp +44 757 22 491 66 Email podcast@planetalkinguk.com or comment in our chatroom on YouTube.
137:45 09/29/2022
Episode 425 - Inappropriate Pilot Gestures
Join Matt, Nev and Armando (on tape!) for this week's episode.   In this week's show: A punch up at Air France, a cracked Dreamliner window and Ryanair reports record passenger numbers in August. Also, we'll be talking about the upcoming interview with Chris Burwell and Carlos and I are off to Jersey next week for their International Air Display.   Don't forget you can get in touch with us all at : WhatsApp +44 757 22 491 66 Email podcast@planetalkinguk.com or comment in our chatroom on YouTube.
98:36 09/06/2022
Episode 424 - With Ben Rourke
Join Carlos, Matt and Armando for this week's show. In this week's show a new runway opens in Ireland, KLM get grinchy & one Boeing 737 decides to lose some weight.    In the military, the Italian Armed Forces fly their new helicopter and the A321LR puts on it Gray outfit for a new mission. We chat with Ben as he continues his Journey towards the ultimate dream. In part 2 of the interview that we did with Patrick Elliott and Linda Walker at the Seething fly in at the start of July, the couple took their Long EZ around the world. But in order to ship it to various parts of the world, the aircraft had to be taken apart. Carlos talked to them about the challenges of doing this and the logistics that were involved. Don't forget you can get in touch with us all at : WhatsApp +44 757 22 491 66 Email podcast@planetalkinguk.com or comment in our chatroom on YouTube. Here are the links to the stories we featured this week : COMMERCIAL New €320m runway opens at Dublin Airport with Ryanair flight https://www.rte.ie/news/business/2022/0823/1318439-new-320m-runway-at-dublin-airport-opens-today/ KLM no longer giving pilots free flights to work https://nltimes.nl/2022/08/21/klm-longer-giving-pilots-free-flights-work https://nos.nl/artikel/2440731-klm-piloten-in-het-buitenland-mogen-niet-meer-gratis-naar-werk-vliegen UK Software Startup Helping Pilots Fly More Efficiently https://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/air-transport/2022-08-18/uk-software-startup-helping-pilots-fly-more-efficiently Alaska Boeing 737-900 engine cowl opens in flight https://www.avherald.com/h?article=4fd41a08&opt=0 https://aviationsourcenews.com/news/alaska-airlines-737-returns-to-seattle-airport-after-losing-engine-cowling/ https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/alaska-airlines-flight-emergency-landing-vibration-engine-cover-rcna44344 London to get new airport as Manston is cleared for take-off https://bmmagazine.co.uk/news/london-to-get-new-airport-as-manston-cleared-for-take-off/ https://www.newcivilengineer.com/latest/manston-airport-given-green-light-against-planners-recommendations-22-08-2022/ https://flyer.co.uk/cleared-for-take-off-manston-airport-gets-govt-go-ahead/ Coming to a giant airport screen: Your personal flight information https://www.washingtonpost.com/travel/2022/07/25/delta-tech-flight-info-screen/ British-Belgian pilot, 17, becomes youngest to fly around the world solo https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-62667543 https://macksolo.com/journey/
114:24 08/28/2022
Episode 423 - BOOM goes the Airline
Join Carlos, Matt and Nev for this week's show. In this week's show American Airlines goes BOOM, one airport worker wishes he hadn't of played Tag & two pilots get some shut eye in during a flight.    In the military, the US Air Force grounds it’s Osprey fleet for an issue the Marines have known about for years and the Polish Air Force signs a huge deal with an Asian partner for new fighters. Don't forget you can get in touch with us all at : WhatsApp +44 757 22 491 66 Email podcast@planetalkinguk.com or comment in our chatroom on YouTube. Here are the links to the stories we featured this week : COMMERCIAL American Airlines agrees purchase of Boom Supersonic jets https://www.futuretravelexperience.com/2022/08/american-airlines-announces-plans-to-purchase-20-boom-supersonic-aircraft/ Ryanair ups Stansted flights over 'hopeless' Heathrow passenger cap https://news.sky.com/story/ryanair-ups-stansted-flights-over-hopeless-heathrow-passenger-cap-12674439 US regional airline Tailwind to fly floatplanes between New York and DC area https://www.flightglobal.com/networks/us-regional-airline-tailwind-to-fly-floatplanes-between-new-york-and-dc-area/149854.article Qantas to open new crew training center in Sydney https://aviationsourcenews.com/news/qantas-to-open-new-pilot-training-centre-in-sydney/ Thousands of British Airways staff win 13% pay rise after 'tough negotiations' https://www.euronews.com/travel/2022/08/16/ba-strikes-will-your-flight-be-affected-and-what-should-you-do-if-it-is-cancelled https://www.theguardian.com/business/2022/aug/15/thousands-of-british-airways-workers-to-get-pay-rise Ethiopian Airlines Incident https://onemileatatime.com/news/ethiopian-airlines-pilots-fall-asleep/ https://samchui.com/2022/08/19/ethiopian-airlines-b737-misses-landing-after-both-pilots-fall-asleep/ Campaign to rescue decaying Dart Herald airliner from field https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-sussex-62548195 Zipair's Inflight Meals Made with Cricket Powder https://www.trendhunter.com/trends/zipair Two airport restrooms in the running to take the throne of America’s Best Restroom https://thepointsguy.com/news/best-airport-restroom/ https://www.bestrestroom.com/
106:02 08/27/2022
Episode 422 - With Capt Al
Join Carlos, Matt, Nev, Armando and Capt. Al for this week's show. In this week's show we have executives throwing bags, food festivals and virtual plane spotting! And in the military, the USAF starts thinking about unloading some of the competitors for the light attack aircraft competition and the Air Force of Mali receives some new(er) aircraft. Don't forget you can get in touch with us all at : WhatsApp +44 757 22 491 66 Email podcast@planetalkinguk.com or comment in our chatroom on YouTube. Here are the links to the stories we featured this week :
119:44 08/17/2022
Episode 421 - Muffin Anyone?
Join Carlos, Nev and Matt for this week's Show. In this week's show Ryanair sets a new record, one passenger takes a wizz after seeing there phone bill & another passenger eats a VERY expensive McMuffin.    And in the Military this week the US Special Operations Command chooses a new armed overwatch platform and a large portion of the world's fighter fleet is grounded. Don't forget you can get in touch with us all at : WhatsApp +44 757 22 491 66 Email podcast@planetalkinguk.com or comment in our chatroom on YouTube. Here are the links to the stories we featured this week : COMMERCIAL Southampton Airport runway expansion will go ahead https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-hampshire-62381000 Ryanair sets new passenger record https://www.irishtimes.com/business/2022/08/03/ryanair-sets-new-passenger-record-after-almost-17-million-flew-with-airline-in-july/ British Airways is about to pause sales of long-haul flights to destinations such as New York as the airline battles disruption at Heathrow. https://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2022/08/03/british-airways-cant-rule-ban-long-haul-ticket-sales-heathrow/  What Happens When an Airline Tug Jack-knifes With a Jet in Tow https://www.thedrive.com/news/watch-what-happens-when-an-airline-tug-jackknifes-with-a-jet-in-tow Emirates returns to Stansted Airport with daily long-haul service to Dubai https://www.bishopsstortfordindependent.co.uk/business/emirates-dubai-service-returns-to-stansted-airport-as-deman-9267203/ Passenger Fined Over $1,800 Over a Couple of McMuffins in His Luggage https://www.foodandwine.com/news/australian-airline-mcmuffin-fineAirline Finland set to test mobile app that will let passengers travel paper-free https://www.euronews.com/travel/2022/08/03/digital-passports-finland-set-to-test-mobile-app-that-will-let-passengers-travel-paper-fre Three taken to hospital after light aircraft crashes at Cotswold Airport https://www.itv.com/news/westcountry/2022-08-04/plane-crashes-after-overshooting-the-runway-at-cotswold-airport London City Airport to reach 3 million passenger mark as numbers soar https://www.cityam.com/london-city-airport-to-reach-3-million-passenger-mark-as-numbers-soar/ Wizz Air passengers get '£80 phone bill' after calling £1.45 a minute helpline to try and get a refund https://www.mylondon.news/lifestyle/travel/gatwick-wizz-air-passengers-80-24652154 MILITARY US Special Operations Command chooses L3Harris’ Sky Warden for Armed Overwatch effort https://www.defensenews.com/air/2022/08/01/us-special-operations-command-chooses-l3harris-sky-warden-for-armed-overwatch-effort/ Rescuers on the Rio Grande: Coast Guard team saves lives at the border https://www.dvidshub.net/news/426256/rescuers-rio-grande-coast-guard-team-saves-lives-border?fbclid=IwAR1JDl5hXMe59GbC8bkEcfWlaUat9YCFcileuxDpgpioADeL64H7Lomu9fM&fs=e&s=cl The Air Force is grounding the majority of its F-35 Joint Strike Fighter fleet today, due to a faulty component inside its ejection seat that could prevent the pilot from being able to safely egress from the aircraft during an emergency, Breaking Defense has learned. https://www.unionleader.com/news/military/air-force-grounds-almost-300-training-planes-as-ejection-seat-safety-concerns-spread/article_8d2f85d8-bcae-5a65-b0e5-6089460ba56b.html https://breakingdefense.com/2022/07/air-force-grounding-f-35s-over-ejection-seat-concerns/
130:06 08/07/2022
Episode 420 - Wedding Room Changes
Join Matt, Nev, Captain Andy and Captain Jeff for this week's Show. Don't forget you can get in touch with us all at : WhatsApp +44 757 22 491 66 Email podcast@planetalkinguk.com or comment in our chatroom on YouTube.
124:59 07/27/2022
Episode 419 - Luggage Woes and Baggage Handling
Join Carlos, Matt and Nev for this week's Show. In this week's show one airline carries its own ground handlers, one passenger takes a carry on so as to not lose her luggage and loses her luggage & we take a look at Farnborough International Airshow 2022.       In the military, Slovakia's entire fleet of MiG-29s is gifted to Ukraine, and Bell unveils its nearly-complete mock-up of the new 360 Invictus next-generation helicopter. Don't forget you can get in touch with us all at : WhatsApp +44 757 22 491 66 Email podcast@planetalkinguk.com or comment in our chatroom on YouTube. Here are the links to the stories we featured this week : COMMERCIAL  Heathrow Tells airlines to stop selling summer flights! https://www.emirates.com/media-centre/emirates-statement-on-operations-at-london-heathrow https://www.bbc.com/news/business-62163254 https://www.paddleyourownkanoo.com/2022/07/14/emirates-refuses-heathrows-demands-to-cut-passenger-numbers-and-launches-stinging-attack-on-airport/ Introducing Virgin Atlantic’s Airbus A330neo https://thepointsguy.co.uk/news/virgin-atlantics-a330neo-facts/ https://www.virgin.com/about-virgin/latest/the-best-flying-experience-ever-introducing-virgin-atlantics-airbus-a330neo https://simpleflying.com/virgin-atlantics-airbus-a330neo-cabin/ Icelandair Carries O(w)n Baggage Handlers on Amsterdam Flights https://simpleflying.com/icelandair-amsterdam-flights-carry-baggage-handlers/ https://www.businessinsider.com/icelandair-flying-baggage-handlers-to-amsterdam-help-load-unload-luggage-2022-7 https://aviationsourcenews.com/news/icelandair-are-sending-their-own-baggage-handlers-to-amsterdam-to-reduce-disruption/ Alaska Airlines celebrated its 90th anniversary by giving its employees 90,000 miles each to travel the globe https://news.alaskaair.com/care/alaska-airlines-90000-miles-employee-appreciation/ https://onemileatatime.com/news/alaska-airlines-employees-miles/ https://www.aerotime.aero/articles/31562-alaska-airlines-90-years-90000-miles-employees Farnborough https://www.aerotime.aero/articles/31556-boeing-to-showcase-737-max-and-777x-aircraft-farnborough https://airlinergs.com/boeing-to-showcase-newest-jets-at-farnborough-airshow/ https://twitter.com/i/status/1547208240097796097 Airbus Helicopters Delivers 7,000th Ecureuil https://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/general-aviation/2022-07-08/airbus-helicopters-delivers-7000th-ecureuil https://www.airbus.com/en/asset-preview/13406 10 ways to pass the time if your flight is delayed! https://www.traveloffpath.com/flight-delayed-here-are-10-ways-to-pass-the-time/ AAIB report on ZeroAvia crash in test flight over Cranfield https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-beds-bucks-herts-62086128 https://www.gov.uk/aaib-reports/aaib-investigation-to-piper-pa-46-350p-modified-g-hyza https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/media/62a20c39d3bf7f037097be7b/Piper_PA-46-350P__Modified__G-HYZA_08-22.pdf Air Canada Baggage woes https://www.businessinsider.com/air-canada-lost-luggage-travel-chaos-cancelled-flights-airlines-aiports-2022-7?r=US&IR=T Biden admin says 66 too old for commercial pilots, as president nears 80 https://www.foxbusiness.com/politics/biden-admin-old-commercial-pilots-ages-president-80 96-Year-Old Celebrates 80 Years Working At American Airlines https://onemileatatime.com/news/oldest-american-airlines-employee/ MILITARY Entire Slovak MiG-29 fleet gifted to Ukraine https://bulgarianmilitary.com/2022/07/09/entire-slovak-mig-29-fleet-gifted-to-ukraine-bulgarian-su-25s-in-parts/ How A U.S. Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet Was Blown Off An Aircraft Carrier https://www.19fortyfive.com/2022/07/how-a-u-s-navy-f-a-18-super-hornet-was-blown-off-an-aircraft-carrier/ Nearly Complete Invictus Armed Scout Helicopter Looks Wicked In New Photos https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/nearly-complete-invictus-armed-scout-helicopter-looks-wicked-in-new-photos First Laser Weapon For A Fighter Delivered To The Air Force https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/first-laser-weapon-for-a-fighter-delivered-to-the-air-force
134:30 07/18/2022
Episode 418 - Oshkosh, the PilotEdge and a SimVenture
Join Carlos, Nev and Armando (on tape) for a big pile of aviation fun. In this week's episode the UK's legacy carrier announces more cancellations up to the end of October and Nev's original lift home requires a little assistance on arrival at Copenhagen! Armando is flying this week but instead of military news, he brings us an interview with Kevin Meyers from PilotEdge, a popular Air Traffic Control add-on to your favourite flight simulator.  Don't forget you can get in touch with us all at : WhatsApp +44 757 22 491 66  Email podcast@planetalkinguk.com  or comment in our chatroom on YouTube. Here are the links to the stories we featured this week : COMMERCIAL Scandinavian Airline SAS Files For Bankruptcy In U.S. https://www.forbes.com/sites/suzannerowankelleher/2022/07/05/air-travel-summer-pilot-strikes-labor-unrest/?sh=ae5be416c4de British Airways to cut a further 10,300 flights until end of October https://news.sky.com/story/british-airways-to-cut-a-further-10-300-flights-until-end-of-october-12647016 The worse UK airports for cancellations right now https://thepointsguy.co.uk/news/worse-uk-airports-cancellations-june-2022/ Airbus A380 'flew 14 hours' with hole in side https://edition.cnn.com/travel/article/airbus-a380-flew-14-hours-with-hole-in-side/index.html London City Airport launches consultation on expanding flight hours https://ukaviation.news/london-city-aiport-launches-consultation-on-expanding-flight-hours/ AAIB: 100 years of investigating accidents https://ukaviation.news/aaib-100-years-of-investigating-accidents/ 86-year-old woman recognized as world's longest-serving flight attendant https://www.fox5atlanta.com/news/bette-nash-recognized-worlds-longest-serving-flight-attendant-american-airlines Spanish fighter plane intercepts easyJet flight after false bomb threat https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2022/jul/04/spanish-fighter-plane-grounds-easyjet-flight-after-false-bomb-threat A British Airways aircraft from London suffered an incident at Copenhagen Airport. https://www.airlive.net/incident-foam-was-used-by-fire-fighters-on-a-british-airways-a320-at-copenhagen-airport/  
113:40 07/11/2022
Episode 417 - The Disruptions Episode
Join Carlos, Matt, Nev and Armando for this week's show.  In this weeks show one airline is brushing the dust off its A380, one airline loses some luggage and its not Nev's this time & its bunk bed fun for one lucky airline.    In the military the US Air Force pushes for more Gulfstream-based Electronic Warfare aircraft, Lockheed Skunkworks walks about Top Gun, and Armando gives us a rundown of why 4th generation fighters are more relevant than ever.  Don't forget you can get in touch with us all at : WhatsApp +44 757 22 491 66 Email podcast@planetalkinguk.com or comment in our chatroom on YouTube. Here are the links to the stories we featured this week : COMMERCIAL Lufthansa is reactivating the Airbus A380 https://www.aerotelegraph.com/lufthansa-stellt-airbus-a380-wieder-nach-muenchen https://simpleflying.com/lufthansas-airbus-a380-return-munich/ https://www.reuters.com/business/aerospace-defense/lufthansa-return-flying-a380-2022-06-27/ UK Government unveils 22 point plan to tackle Aviation Disruption https://www.businesstravelnewseurope.com/Air-Travel/UK-government-releases-plan-to-address-aviation-disruption https://www.gov.uk/government/speeches/22-point-plan-to-tackle-aviation-disruption https://news.sky.com/story/several-flights-cancelled-from-heathrow-due-to-high-passenger-numbers-12642926 Airline loses entire Welsh college rugby team's luggage on South Africa tour https://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/airline-loses-entire-welsh-college-24363918 https://twitter.com/Nigelrefowens/status/1542203199737790465 Embraer Partners With Toyota To Increase Production Efficiency https://industry-update.com/embraer-works-with-toyota-to-increase-production-efficiency/69869/ https://simpleflying.com/embraer-toyota-efficiency-partnership/ https://airlinergs.com/embraer-establishes-an-agreement-with-toyota/ The Pilot Club Launches Online Flight School https://fselite.net/content/the-pilot-club-launches-online-flight-school/ https://www.thepilotclub.org/ Dorset aviation firm falls into administration https://www.dorset.live/news/dorset-news/dorset-aviation-firm-collapse-aim-7274553 https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/ministers-urged-to-intervene-in-chinese-deal-for-aerospace-supplier-aim-altitude-hk5plcp3k https://www.thegazette.co.uk/insolvency/content/100359 London Heathrow Airport Told To Cut Fees By Regulators https://www.aerotime.aero/articles/31434-uk-caa-heathrow-charges https://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/uks-civil-aviation-authority-tells-heathrow-to-reduce-passenger-charges/ https://www.routesonline.com/news/29/breaking-news/298283/london-heathrow-ceo-hits-back-at-uk-caas-charges-proposal/ ITA A330 Takes Off After Colliding With Air France 777 At JFK https://onemileatatime.com/news/ita-a330-takes-off-colliding-air-france-777/ Air New Zealand To Introduce Bunk Beds From 2024 https://www.gatechecked.com/air-new-zealand-bunk-beds-6486?utm_source=flightaware.com&utm_medium=social Airline captain writes note to tooth fairy for girl who lost tooth on plane https://abcnews.go.com/GMA/Family/airline-captain-writes-note-tooth-fairy-girl-lost/story?id=85954500 MILITARY Congress Pushes For More Air Force EC-37 Electronic Warfare Jets https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/congress-pushes-for-more-air-force-ec-37-electronic-warfare-jets Lockheed Martin lifts lid on Top Gun's Darkstar hypersonic jet concept https://newatlas.com/aircraft/lockheed-martin-top-gun-darkstar-hypersonic-jet-concept/
124:57 07/05/2022
Episode 416 - Insert Your Own Title Here
Join Carlos and Matt for this week's show. In this week's show we find out why the A350-1000 is tiny, one spanish airline goes BIG & one driver tries to escape some parking fines. In the Military this week Armando brings us all the latest news from across the globe. Don't forget you can get in touch with us all at : WhatsApp +44 757 22 491 66 Email podcast@planetalkinguk.com or comment in our chatroom on YouTube. Here are the links to the stories we featured this week : COMMERCIAL A350-1000 ‘too small’ to top Airbus range: Emirates chief https://www.flightglobal.com/iata-agm-2022/a350-1000-too-small-to-top-airbus-range-emirates-chief/149067.article https://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/air-transport/2022-06-21/airbus-ceo-doubts-prospects-future-very-large-aircraft https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-06-20/airbus-seeks-qatar-resolution-air-india-jet-order-iata-update#xj4y7vzkg Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary helps out at Dublin Airport security checkpoint https://www.independent.ie/news/pictured-ryanair-boss-michael-oleary-helps-out-at-dublin-airport-security-checkpoint-41770892.html https://www.irishmirror.ie/news/irish-news/ryanair-boss-michael-oleary-seen-27285879 https://inews.co.uk/news/ryanair-boss-flight-delays-cancellations-summer-airport-1697655 Landmark changes allow UK pilots and air traffic controllers living with HIV to work unrestricted https://simpleflying.com/uk-caa-reveals-landmark-updates-for-pilots-atc-staff-living-with-hiv/ https://thepointsguy.co.uk/news/caa-landmark-changes-hiv-pilots-air-traffic-controllers/ https://www.caa.co.uk/aeromedical-examiners/medical-standards/pilots/conditions/infectious-disease/infectious-diseases-guidance-material-gm/ Spanish airline reserves 10 Airlander airships from Bedford-based firm https://www.flyingmag.com/spanish-airline-group-reserves-orders-for-10-massive-airships/ https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-beds-bucks-herts-61811535 https://eandt.theiet.org/content/articles/2022/06/spanish-airline-reserves-airlander-10-blimps-for-2026-passenger-service/ https://airwaysmag.com/air-nostrum-airlander-airships/ Ryanair swoops in with ‘rescue flights’ for passengers after cancellations by other airlines https://thepointsguy.co.uk/news/ryanair-rescue-flights-travel-chaos-2022/ https://simpleflying.com/ryanair-launches-rescue-flights-following-uk-cancellations/ https://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/world-news/ryanair-strikes-planned-walkout-dates-24272227 https://www.independent.co.uk/travel/news-and-advice/flights-cancelled-easyjet-heathrow-gatwick-b2104898.html BUILD AN AIRPLANE IN ONE WEEK AT EAA AIRVENTURE OSHKOSH https://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/aircraft-propulsion/airventure-attendees-select-final-design-build-plane-project https://www.aopa.org/news-and-media/all-news/2022/march/31/build-an-airplane-in-one-week-at-eaa-airventure https://www.aviationpros.com/tools-equipment/paints/paints-coatings/press-release/21270198/sherwinwilliams-aerospace-coatings-sherwinwilliams-and-scheme-designers-provide-design-expertise-and-aerospace-coatings-to-help-build-a-plane-in-seven-days-at-eaa-airventure-2022 Passenger Jet Catches Fire in Miami After Landing Gear Collapse https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-06-21/officials-plane-fire-at-miami-airport-3-minor-injuries#xj4y7vzkg https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/l5203#2c570c01 https://samchui.com/2022/06/22/red-air-md-82-crash-landed-at-miami-airport/#.YrMm33ZBy3A Catering and services innovations showcased at WTCE 2022 https://www.aircraftinteriorsinternational.com/news/industry-news/catering-and-services-innovations-to-be-showcased-at-wtce-2022.html https://www.worldtravelcateringexpo.com/en-gb.html https://www.topsfoods.com/inflight Near-miss at Beccles airfield left student pilots 'shaken' https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-suffolk-61760969 https://www.airproxboard.org.uk/uploadedFiles/Content/Standard_content/Airprox_report_files/2021/Airprox%20Report%202021218.pdf China Updates Five-year General Aviation Plan https://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/general-aviation/2022-06-22/china-updates-five-year-general-aviation-plan http://www.ecns.cn/business/2022-06-14/detail-ihaziuqy8685856.shtml http://www.gaac.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/fs1-ga.pdf Driver attempts to avoid parking charge https://www.eadt.co.uk/news/crime/stansted-airport-car-stuck-avoiding-parking-fees-9096944 MILITARY https://www.acc.af.mil/News/Article/3063524/air-force-selects-future-aircrew-helmet/ https://www.reuters.com/world/us-may-let-tajikistan-hold-fleeing-afghan-aircraft-2022-06-20/ https://defence-blog.com/russian-pilots-still-use-non-military-navigation-equipment/ https://www.airforcemag.com/house-moves-to-upgrade-not-retire-oldest-f-22s/
125:17 06/27/2022
Episode 415 - Sweltering Studios
Join Carlos, Matt and Peter for an evening of aviation fun with all the latest international commercial and military aviation news. n this week's show Airbus shows off its longest yet pressurised tube, big pay raises at American’s regional carriers, and Irish Business Aviation gets a huge boost with a new oversight agency.    In the military, the US Navy and Marine [Core] take an operations pause after a series of mishaps; the new German F-35s are headed to Buechel Air Base, and Sweden is set to get some second-hand C-130 J's.  Don't forget you can get in touch with us all at : WhatsApp +44 757 22 491 66 Email podcast@planetalkinguk.com or comment in our chatroom on YouTube.
117:30 06/22/2022
Episode 414 - The One With Extended Military
Join Carlos, Matt and Andy for this week's show. In this week's show we take a look at the Platinum Jubes aircraft one airline buys some new stock & its chaos in the Uks airports again  In the Military, Japan partners with BAe Systems over Lockheed Martin, The US Air Force's next generation fighter takes a step in the next direction (as seen in Top Gun Maverick), and a Marine pilot receives the Distinguished Flying Cross for his expert landing of an injured C-130 in a farmer's field. Don't forget you can get in touch with us all at : WhatsApp +44 757 22 491 66 Email podcast@planetalkinguk.com or comment in our chatroom on YouTube. Here are the links to the stories we featured this week : COMMERCIAL What It Takes To Co-Ordinate A Platinum Jubilee Flypast https://simpleflying.com/buckingham-palace-flyover-coordination/ https://www.military-airshows.co.uk/press22/platinumjubileeflypast2022.htm Airport Disruption and Chaos https://www.euronews.com/travel/2022/06/01/dublin-schiphol-manchester-who-s-to-blame-for-europe-s-airport-chaos-and-what-are-your-rig https://inews.co.uk/news/flights-cancelled-where-most-uk-airports-worst-disrupted-travel-chaos-1665047 https://www.ft.com/content/5c8142ed-5a72-4de8-bf89-a6d6323a8b4f Norwegian Air Shuttle recommits to acquire 50 Boeing 737 MAX by 2028 https://www.aerotime.aero/articles/31148-norwegian-air-shuttle-to-add-at-least-50-boeing-737-max-8s Nepal to Tighten Aviation Regulations in Wake of Deadly Crash  https://avherald.com/h?article=4f9842eb&opt=0 https://www.aeroinside.com/17007/tara-dhc6-near-jomsom-on-may-29th-2022-aircraft-found-collided-with-mountain https://www.travelweekly.com.au/article/nepal-to-tighten-aviation-laws-in-wake-of-deadly-crash/ https://www.flightradar24.com/2022-05-29/04:13/12x/9NAET/2c093470 Virgin Atlantic relaxes tattoo policy for employees https://www.virgin.com/about-virgin/latest/virgin-atlantic-relaxes-tattoo-policy-for-employees https://www.theguardian.com/business/2022/may/31/virgin-atlantic-allows-cabin-crew-to-display-tattoos ITA Pilot Fired After Allegedly Sleeping During Long-Haul Flight  https://www.repubblica.it/economia/2022/05/28/news/i_piloti_di_ita_airways_si_addormentano_in_volo_paura_nei_cieli_della_francia-351382699/ https://www.traveller.com.au/ita-airlines-italy-pilot-sacked-after-allegedly-falling-asleep-while-flying-from-new-york-to-rome-h243my https://airwaysmag.com/pilots-flew-a330-asleep/ CAE Puts VR To Work in Pilot Training https://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/business-aviation/2022-06-01/cae-puts-vr-work-pilot-training Joby receives FAA nod to start air taxi services commercially  https://www.reuters.com/business/autos-transportation/joby-receives-faa-nod-start-air-taxi-services-commercially-2022-05-26/ EASA Progresses on Civil Supersonic Jet Regulations https://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/business-aviation/2022-05-31/easa-progresses-civil-supersonic-jet-regulations https://www.easa.europa.eu/document-library/notices-of-proposed-amendment/npa-2022-04 Regent Craft To Design 100-Seat Seagliders in Partnership with Hawaiian Airlines https://www.flyingmag.com/regent-craft-to-design-100-seat-seagliders-in-partnership-with-hawaiian-airlines/ Foooooooodddddddddd  https://www.futuretravelexperience.com/2022/06/swiss-offers-new-inflight-meal-pre-order-option-for-business-class-travellers-on-long-haul-flights/ 103 Year Old Swedish Woman Sets Record for World's Oldest Parachuter! https://www.euronews.com/culture/2022/05/30/103-year-old-swedish-woman-sets-record-for-world-s-oldest-parachuter MILITARY Japan to Co-develop Future Fighter F-X With UK https://thediplomat.com/2022/05/japan-may-co-develop-future-fighter-f-x-with-uk/ The Air Force’s next-gen fighter has moved into a critical new phase https://www.defensenews.com/air/2022/06/01/the-air-forces-next-gen-fighter-has-moved-into-a-critical-new-phase/ India Cuts Back World’s Largest Fighter Jet Procurement Programme By Half https://www.businessworld.in/article/India-cuts-back-world-s-largest-fighter-jet-procurement-programme-by-half-/30-05-2022-430673/ Pilot Who Landed KC-130J In A Farmer’s Field After Midair Collision With F-35 Receives Distinguished Flying Cross https://theaviationist.com/2022/05/30/pilot-who-landed-kc-130j-in-a-farmers-field-after-midair-collision-with-f-35-receives-distinguished-flying-cross/  Liked ‘Top Gun: Maverick’? Get Ready for ‘Devotion’, a new film showcasing Korean Air War Heroism https://theaviationist.com/2022/05/27/devotion-movie/
108:06 06/07/2022
Episode 413 - Whirlwind Visits and an Early Breakfast
Join Carlos, Nev, and Matt for this week's show. In this week's show Easyjet has to hit CTL ALT DEL 3 times, one crew member has a few bevies on board and is one airline turning to Lego aircraft .    In the military this week grey aircraft fly around and make noise, and Top Gun is finally released & Carlos loved it! Don't forget you can get in touch with us all at : WhatsApp +44 757 22 491 66 Email podcast@planetalkinguk.com or comment in our chatroom on YouTube. Here are the links to the stories we featured this week : COMMERCIAL KLM suspends Amsterdam flight sales amid staff shortages at Schiphol Airport https://www.independent.co.uk/independentpremium/travel/klm-suspends-flights-amsterdam-schiphol-b2089011.html EasyJet flights cancelled after software failure https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-sussex-61601249 https://www.theguardian.com/business/2022/may/26/it-glitch-creates-turmoil-for-easyjet-passengers-across-europe https://www.digit.fyi/easyjet-it-issues-cause-airline-to-cancel-hundreds-of-flights/ Indian Low-Cost Carrier SpiceJet Experiences Disruption due to Ransomware Attack https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/spicejet-airline-passengers-stranded-after-ransomware-attack/ https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/vmware-airline-targeted-as-ransomware-chaos-reigns https://www.securityweek.com/hundreds-stranded-after-ransomware-attack-indian-airline https://www.trendmicro.com/en_us/research/22/e/new-linux-based-ransomware-cheerscrypt-targets-exsi-devices.html Bombardier launches ultra-long-range Global 8000 with supersonic test campaign https://www.flightglobal.com/ebace-2022/bombardier-launches-ultra-long-range-global-8000-with-supersonic-test-campaign/148756.article https://avgeekery.com/global-8000-goes-supersonic-in-testing/ Plane written off after hard landing at Exeter Airport https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-devon-61521046 https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/media/627ce6e5d3bf7f05216d7e04/Boeing_737-4Q8_G-JMCY_07-22.pdf Lauda Crew Member Arrested and Sacked After he was "filmed downing alcohol on flight" https://onemileatatime.com/news/flight-attendant-drinks-arrested-fired/ https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/18652659/ryanair-steward-arrested-drinks-trolley/ https://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2003/20/notes/division/4/7 Boeing safety chief warns against new cockpit alert system for 737 Max 10 https://www.flightglobal.com/safety/boeing-safety-chief-warns-against-new-cockpit-alert-system-for-737-max-10/148790.article Icelandair Celebrates 10 Years Of Billund Flights With LEGO Boeing 737 MAX https://simpleflying.com/icelandair-10-years-billund-flights-lego-boeing-737/ Airbus Commits To Construction Of New Helicopter Headquarters At London Oxford Airport https://simpleflying.com/airbus-new-helicopter-hq-london-oxford-airport/ Passenger Loses Shoe After Plane Floor Opens Up: 'New Fear Unlocked' https://www.newsweek.com/passenger-loses-shoe-plane-floor-opens-1710285 KLM Cargo starts the process to replace its Boeing 747-400Fs https://www.aviacionline.com/2022/05/klm-cargo-starts-the-process-to-replace-its-boeing-747-400fs/ IndiGo Pilot Welcomes Wife On-Board With A Surprise Announcement https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/indigo-pilot-wins-hearts-with-public-announcement-for-wife-who-was-on-the-same-flight-3011550
95:16 05/30/2022
Episode 412 - The One We Almost Lost - AGAIN!
Join Carlos, Nev, Armando and Matt for this week's show. Don't forget you can get in touch with us all at : WhatsApp +44 757 22 491 66 Email podcast@planetalkinguk.com or comment in our chatroom on YouTube. We've had some major technical problems this week but we'll upload the show notes as soon as we can.
121:38 05/24/2022
Episode 411 - Podcast Legends Assemble!
Join Armando and Matt along with Micah, Rob Mark, Captain Jeff and Mila for this week's show. Don't forget you can get in touch with us all at : WhatsApp +44 757 22 491 66 Email podcast@planetalkinguk.com or comment in our chatroom on YouTube. We mentioned at the top of the show the sad passing of Glen Towler. This is the PayPal link we mentioned for the Memorial Brick and Plaque the community would like to have installed at Oshkosh. The collection closes on 12th June 2022 : https://www.paypal.com/pools/c/8JJlku4tx6 Here are the links to the stories we featured this week : COMMERCIAL 'My pilot is incoherent… I have no idea how to fly a plane' https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-10804051/Passenger-small-plane-guided-air-traffic-control-land-safely-pilot-falls-unconscious.html Vueling becomes the first airline to sell flights in the metaverse https://www.traveldailymedia.com/vueling-becomes-the-first-airline-to-sell-flights-in-the-metaverse/ Woman slapped with £100 airport fine for pulling car over during panic attack https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/woman-slapped-100-airport-fine-26932433 BA has serious resourcing issues which are leading to the daily cancellation of many domestic and European flights https://www.independent.co.uk/travel/news-and-advice/british-airways-flight-cancellations-compensation-b2075837.html Tibet Airlines A319 suffered massive damage in runway excursion https://www.flightglobal.com/safety/tibet-airlines-a319-suffered-massive-damage-in-runway-excursion/148620.article Republic Seeks 1500-Hour Rule Exemption https://www.avweb.com/aviation-news/republic-seeks-1500-hour-rule-exemption/ Mandatory wearing of face masks in airports and on European flights 'no longer recommended'  https://news.sky.com/story/covid-19-mandatory-wearing-of-face-mask-in-airports-and-european-flights-no-longer-recommended-12610457 MILITARY First Public UFO Hearing In Over 50 Years To Be Held By Congress Next Week https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/first-ufo-hearing-in-over-50-years-to-be-held-by-congress-next-week KC-46 Crew Flies Air Mobility Command’s Longest Flight Ever https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/kc-46-crew-flies-air-mobility-commands-longest-flight-ever
130:56 05/15/2022
Episode 410 - With Áine and Drew from Doors2Manual
Join Carlos, Matt, Nev along with Aine & Drew from Doors2Manual for this week's show. Don't forget you can get in touch with us all at : WhatsApp +44 757 22 491 66 Email podcast@planetalkinguk.com or comment in our chatroom on YouTube. Doors2Manual : https://www.doors2manual.org/
119:30 05/09/2022
Episode 409 - Back to Basics
Join Carlos, Matt and Armando for this week's show. In today's programme we learn the triple seven X is delayed for another year, a low cost flyer has the trip of a lifetime and there's good news for one American carrier's cabin crew. In the Military the Marine corps declare their heavy lift helicopter operational and Boeing Unveils First T-7A Red Hawk Training Jet For The Air Force. Don't forget you can get in touch with us all at : WhatsApp +44 757 22 491 66 Email podcast@planetalkinguk.com or comment in our chatroom on YouTube. Here are the links to the stories we featured this week : Boeing delays 777X another year and writes off $1.2B as future costs pile up https://www.seattletimes.com/business/boeing-aerospace/boeing-writes-off-1-2b-and-delays-777x-another-year-adding-1-5b-more-in-future-costs/ Ryanair passenger has trip of a lifetime after winning €100,000 on flight to Portugal https://www.irishmirror.ie/news/world-news/ryanair-passenger-trip-lifetime-after-26785006 https://corporate.ryanair.com/news/lucky-ryanair-customer-scoops-e100000-in-win-a-million-game/ FAA Investigating Failed Red Bull Airplane Swap https://www.flyingmag.com/faa-investigating-failed-red-bull-airplane-swap/ https://www.aviationweekly.org/news/ntsb-and-faa-investigating-failed-red-bull-plane-swap-attempt Airbus Allowed to Cancel Qatar Airways Order in Legal Row https://www.ft.com/content/91883252-2902-46ee-abc2-86644a4c46da https://www.reuters.com/business/aerospace-defense/uk-judge-dismisses-qatar-claim-over-a321neo-jet-contract-2022-04-26/ https://onemileatatime.com/news/qatar-airways-loses-airbus-a321neo-legal-battle/ Back to Ryanair and UK passports including the Portugal thing https://www.derbytelegraph.co.uk/news/derby-news/derby-man-year-left-passport-7002330?_ga=2.225098078.555740417.1651241096-578701221.1648825302 https://simpleflying.com/uk-tourists-visiting-portugal-will-receive-airport-security-privilege/ Delta Launching Boarding Pay for Flight Attendants https://pointsmilesandmartinis.boardingarea.com/2022/04/delta-boarding-pay-flight-attendants/ The lost airlines and travel agents that used to take Brits on holiday https://www.gazettelive.co.uk/news/nostalgia/lost-airlines-travel-agents-used-23787537 Starlink To Debut on First Major Airline https://www.flyingmag.com/starlink-to-debut-on-first-major-airline/ https://thepointsguy.com/news/hawaiian-airlines-starlink-wi-fi/ Gulfstream G700 Caught in Crosshairs of MAX Fallout https://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/business-aviation/2022-04-27/gulfstream-g700-caught-crosshairs-max-fallout https://www.flightglobal.com/business-aviation/first-gulfstream-g700-delivery-could-be-six-months-late/148420.article A new start after 60: ‘I trained to be a flight attendant – it’s the only way I could explore the world’ https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2022/apr/25/a-new-start-after-60-i-trained-to-be-a-flight-attendant-its-the-only-way-i-could-explore-the-world Air Baltic and American Airlines making pilot training more accessible https://simpleflying.com/how-airbaltic-is-making-it-easier-for-people-to-train-as-pilots/ https://airbaltictraining.com/courses/integrated-airline-transport-pilot-course-atpl-a/ http://www.aacadetacademy.com/CadetAcademy/program_costs/1 Skydivers Honored For Record-Breaking Formation https://www.flyingmag.com/women-skydivers-honored-for-record-breaking-formation/ MILITARY Marine Corps declares its heavy-lift helicopter operational https://www.defensenews.com/naval/2022/04/25/marine-corps-declares-its-heavy-lift-helicopter-operational/ FAA admits fault in Capitol aircraft incident https://www.politico.com/news/2022/04/22/faa-admits-fault-in-capitol-aircraft-incident-00027311 Boeing Unveils First T-7A Red Hawk Training Jet For The Air Force https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/boeing-unveils-first-t-7a-red-hawk-training-jet-for-the-air-force SpaceX shut down a Russian electromagnetic warfare attack in Ukraine last month — and the Pentagon is taking notes https://www.defensenews.com/air/2022/04/20/spacex-shut-down-a-russian-electromagnetic-warfare-attack-in-ukraine-last-month-and-the-pentagon-is-taking-notes/
128:11 05/03/2022
Episode 408 - Three Captains and a Nervous Passenger
Join Matt, Armando, Andy and Nick for this week's show. In this week's show there is some worrying reports coming out of Warsaw airport, our favourite low cost airline signs a sustainable fuel deal in Amsterdam and it looks like batteries and hydrogen are to become a reality under a new group of aviation experts. In the military two unique telemetry aircraft fly against a Russian missile launch and the women airforce service pilots celebrate their 80th anniversary. Don't forget you can get in touch with us all at : WhatsApp +44 757 22 491 66 Email podcast@planetalkinguk.com or comment in our chatroom on YouTube. Here are the links to the stories we featured this week : COMMERCIAL Warsaw Airport Closed Due To Threats Against Aircraft https://simpleflying.com/warsaw-airport-closed-due-to-threats-against-aircraft/ https://youtu.be/CYQdakMGb3I Ryanair signs sustainable fuel deal to cut climate-heating emissions from its Amsterdam flights https://news.sky.com/story/climate-change-ryanair-signs-sustainable-fuel-deal-to-cut-climate-heating-emissions-from-its-amsterdam-flights-12594396 Planes running on batteries and hydrogen to become a reality under new group of aviation experts https://www.gov.uk/government/news/planes-running-on-batteries-and-hydrogen-to-become-a-reality-under-new-group-of-aviation-experts Air Scare In The Capital Was Caused By The Golden Knights Parachute Team https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/capitol-air-scare-caused-by-army-parachute-team-reports Direct Manchester to Toronto service set to resume https://ukaviation.news/direct-manchester-to-toronto-service-set-to-resume/ It Has Now Been A Week Since Services Resumed At The UK's Northernmost Mainland Airport https://simpleflying.com/one-week-in-services-resume-uk-northernmost-mainland-airport/ Emirates will keep flying to Russia unless its owner stops it https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-61140802 EasyJet passengers suffer 11-hour nightmare after flight returns straight to UK https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/easyjet-passengers-suffer-11-hour-26750500 Airbus completes wind tunnel tests of Albatross-inspired wing https://www.aerospacetestinginternational.com/news/wind-tunnels/airbus-completes-wind-tunnel-tests-of-albatross-inspired-wing.html Airport staff vetting rules relaxed to ease travel chaos https://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2022/04/16/airport-staff-vetting-rules-relaxed-ease-travel-chaos/ QANTAS CREW SLEEP ACROSS SEATS IN FRONT OF PASSENGERS https://australianaviation.com.au/2022/04/exclusive-qantas-crew-sleep-across-seats-in-front-of-passengers/ MILITARY RC-135 Jets Flew Unprecedented Mission To Spy On Russia’s New ICBM https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/rc-135-jets-flew-unprecedented-russian-icbm-test-spy-mission V-247 Tiltrotor Drone Downsized For Strike Role Aboard Navy Ships https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/v-247-tiltrotor-drone-downsized-to-maritime-strike-for-navy-warships WASP 80th Anniversary Homecoming Celebration and Family Reunion https://warbirdsnews.com/aviation-museum-news/wasp-80th-anniversary-homecoming-celebration-and-family-reunion.html
106:00 04/24/2022
Episode 407 - Uber Flights
Join Carlos, Matt, Armando and Nev for this week's show. In this week's show we hear about an airline that will give its staff $1000 for not bunking off work, some Jetblue passengers wanna get off a plane after the bumps, & Ryanair get into a right old pickle with a passengers wheelchair. In the military, there are some changes afoot in the contract adversary aircraft world and the RAF goes green for its pilot training! And the RAF give out a contract for support. Don't forget you can get in touch with us all at : WhatsApp +44 757 22 491 66 Email podcast@planetalkinguk.com or comment in our chatroom on YouTube. Here are the links to the stories we featured this week : COMMERCIAL An International JetBlue Flight Diverted From JFK To Newark And Passengers Weren't Happy https://simpleflying.com/jfk-newark-jetblue-international-flight-diversion/ https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-10709257/JetBlue-passengers-plead-crew-aborted-landings.html https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/us-news/terrified-passengers-scream-beg-plane-26696617 Disabled man kicked off Ryanair flight as 'wheelchair could ruin plane' https://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/liverpool-news/disabled-man-kicked-ryanair-flight-23640367 Heathrow Airport passenger numbers highest since pandemic began https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-london-61041920 Virgin Australia F100 enroute on Dec 27th 2021, cabin and flight crew unwell in flight, possibly hypoxia https://www.avherald.com/h?article=4f2beb3b&opt=0 US Flight Passenger Who Was Duct-Taped To Her Seat Faces Record Fine (follow up from story 5 episode 376) https://www.ndtv.com/world-news/woman-on-us-flight-who-spit-at-headbutted-crew-faces-record-81-950-fine-2887078 Pilots of 777s and 787s warned over pitch-guidance mode slip before take-off https://www.flightglobal.com/safety/pilots-of-777s-and-787s-warned-over-pitch-guidance-mode-slip-before-take-off/148258.article Virgin Atlantic Invites You To See The World Differently With New Ad Campaign https://www.virgin.com/about-virgin/latest/see-the-world-differently-with-virgin-atlantic https://onemileatatime.com/news/virgin-atlantic-ad/ https://simpleflying.com/virgin-atlantic-see-the-world-differently-ad-campaign/ UPS Receives Delivery of Its Last New Boeing 747 https://www.flyingmag.com/ups-receives-delivery-of-its-last-new-boeing-747/ JetBlue Floats $1,000 Bonus For Flight Attendants Not To Call In Sick https://simpleflying.com/jetblue-floats-1000-bonus-for-flight-attendants-not-to-call-in-sick/ You'll Soon Be Able to Order Flights Through the Uber App https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/424089 https://simpleflying.com/uber-selling-flights/ UK Charter Booking Platform Focuses on Empty Legs https://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/business-aviation/2022-04-14/uk-charter-booking-platform-focuses-empty-legs The Flying Doctor! How a Norfolk GP built his own Red Baron Fokker triplane https://www.aerotime.aero/articles/30618-norfolk-doctor-red-baron-fokker-triplane MILITARY Draken Will Provide Red Air Services To The Royal Air Force https://theaviationist.com/2022/04/12/draken-will-provide-red-air-to-raf/ UK military training provider Affinity trials zero-emission Velis Electro https://www.flightglobal.com/defence/uk-military-training-provider-affinity-trials-zero-emission-velis-electro/148261.article Divers recover Navy plane that crashed off Virginia coast https://www.register-herald.com/region/divers-recover-navy-plane-that-crashed-off-virginia-coast/article_cae24f5b-9b74-5e03-bf72-bf44d81b8560.html Epic task of restoring WW2 Lancaster to flight https://www.forces.net/heritage/history/epic-task-restoring-ww2-lancaster-flight
121:25 04/18/2022
Episode 406 - The Pacers Livery
Join Carlos, Matt and Nev for this weeks show. In this week's show we check out a DHL 757 that had a slight issue when landing, we take a look at a pile of suitcases at Manchester airport & its toilet roll time with southwest airlines. In the military two South Korean trainer aircraft collide and we look at Ukraine; specifically the past training between US F-15s and the Ukranian Air Force. Don't forget you can get in touch with us all at : WhatsApp +44 757 22 491 66 Email podcast@planetalkinguk.com or comment in our chatroom on YouTube. Here are the links to the stories we featured this week : COMMERCIAL DHL BOEING 757 CRASH LANDED IN SAN JOSE https://samchui.com/2022/04/07/dhl-bo... Couple accidentally board wrong Ryanair plane and end up 800 miles away from home https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/real-li... BA is selling flights at 'CONCORDE prices' https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti... https://www.independent.co.uk/travel/... PILES OF DITCHED SUITCASES AT MANCHESTER AIRPORT AFTER TRAVEL CHAOS https://www.independent.co.uk/travel/... Hong Kong Falls ‘Off the Map’ as Aviation Hub Amid Travel Curbs https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articl... What were they thinking? This airline will soon paint bright stripes all over its planes https://thepointsguy.co.uk/news/condo... Budget airline launches cheap flights to Florida from just £149.99 – perfect for Disney hols https://www.thesun.co.uk/travel/18171... FedEx will start testing a 1,900-pound drone for hauling packages https://www.popsci.com/technology/fed... FAA Says Tighter Airline Cabins Still Don’t Pose Evacuation Risk https://www.travelpulse.com/news/airl... https://www.travelweekly.com/Travel-N... airBaltic Receives Approval To Carry 149 Passengers On Its Airbus A220-300s https://simpleflying.com/airbaltic-14... The Learjet Era Ends With a Final Delivery https://www.flyingmag.com/the-learjet... Southwest Airlines Calms Delayed Passengers With "Toilet Paper Race" https://simpleflying.com/southwest-ai... https://twitter.com/MarcCohenNY/statu... MILITARY Two South Korean air force planes collided mid-air https://www.npr.org/2022/04/01/109019... Ukrainian Pilots Reveal How U.S. F-15 Jets Helped Kiev Fight The Superior Russian Su-35 Fighter https://defenceaviationpost.com/ukrai... F-15 Eagle Driver On What It Is Like Flying Against Ukraine's Fighter Pilots https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone... US special ops command receives A-29C Super Tucano aircraft https://defence-blog.com/us-special-o... Airmen are using Velcro to fix the emergency doors https://taskandpurpose.com/news/air-f...
109:37 04/10/2022
Episode 405 - Secure Boarding
Join Carlos, Matt and Armando for this weeks' show. In this week's programme we learn one passenger hacked an airline's website to find their missing suitcase, we have a roundup of the aviation April Fool offerings and we read the shocking story of a pilot who lied about their flying experience. In the military, the Air Force's latest budget proposal indicates some changes afoot, a US Navy Hawkeye goes down off the coast of Virginia; and some military assets are repositioned to Mainland Europe after a Norwegian military exercise. Here are the links to the stories we featured this week : COMMERCIAL LATAM Airbus A320 Lands with Nose Gear Rotated by 90 Degrees https://samchui.com/2022/03/30/latam-... BA flights disrupted and cancelled at Heathrow after IT failurehttps://www.ft.com/content/214a8a55-9... Southern Airways Express Acquires Air Choice One https://airlinegeeks.com/2022/03/28/b... De Havilland to develop updated water bomber called DHC-515 Firefighter https://www.flightglobal.com/airframe... British Airways pilot jailed for lying about his flying experience on CV to get job https://news.sky.com/story/british-ai... Man jumps fence at Midway Airport, climbs onto aircraft https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/b... https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/b... Woman crashed through airport gate, drove on runway https://www.mysuncoast.com/2022/03/31... Woman crashed through airport gate, drove on runway https://www.mysuncoast.com/2022/03/31... 10-inch knife found in baby car seat at Logan Airport https://www.boston.com/news/local-new... Half a century of aviation advancements – the UK Civil Aviation Authority celebrates 50 years https://thepointsguy.co.uk/news/caa-u... These Airlines’ Boarding Passes Offer Travel Perks Even After You Land https://www.cntraveler.com/story/thes... AeroGuard Flight Training Center Provides Clear Path to SkyWest Airlines and 4 Major Airlines Southwest Airlines Now an Option for Eligible SkyWest Captains https://www.globenewswire.com/news-re... IndiGo: Man says he hacked airline website to find lost luggage https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-i... MILITARY Air Force plans to cut its F-22 fleet, but that won’t derail move to Langley AFB https://www.stripes.com/branches/air_... Air Force proposes to cut military jobs, aircraft in 2023 https://www.airforcetimes.com/news/yo... Navy Plane Crashes Along Virginia’s Eastern Shore, Killing One Crew Member https://www.nytimes.com/2022/03/31/us... The U.S. Repositions Ten USMC F/A-18 ‘Legacy’ Hornets To Eastern Europe Amid Ukrainian Crisis, also, 200 Marines moved from Norway to Lithuania https://theaviationist.com/2022/03/30... Presidential aircraft performs shocking stunt on approach at Buenos Aires airport https://en.mercopress.com/2022/03/30/...
121:22 04/04/2022
Ep404 - Podcast not Found!
Join Carlos, Nev and Matt from the A320 Podcast for this week's episode. In this week's show we discuss the china eastern crash, Flybe announce there new routes & its chaos with baggage & BA. In the military, Armando talks about the MV-22 Osprey crash in Norway and the US Marines try to fit as many F-35s as they can onto a ship. 
113:48 03/29/2022
Episode 403 - Dinner and an Airshow
Join, Carlos, Matt, Nev and Armando for this week's programme. In this week's show BA pilots suffer from neck ache, one airport ditches its NO liquids rule, & one airlines passengers are unable to get off their plane........ Are they still on board, find out later. In the military, we look at a couple mishaps in Italy and Taiwan, a Russian Su-25 takes a lickin' and keeps on tickin', and the US Marines hold a massive exercise on the US west coast.
108:18 03/22/2022
Episode 402 - Cognitive Penguins
Join, Carlos, Matt, Nev and Armando for this week's programme. In this week's show one low cost airline gets its sizes wrong, Delta gets classy in first class & one passenger gets to sit on the flight deck "In flight" In the military we have a couple emergency landings in the USAF, we watch an RAF Chinook deliver a large radar on top of Gibraltar, and we think the SU-57 may have been deployed on its first combat deployment in Ukraine. Here are the links to the stories we featured this week : COMMERCIAL Flybe 2.0 starts cabin crew recruitment ahead of possible May launch https://ukaviation.news/flybe-2-0-starts-cabin-crew-recruitment-ahead-of-possible-may-launch/ https://forms.office.com/pages/responsepage.aspx?id=RJHCReQoDESEAK0E81gCvb5248MyoaRJmDT8P3051eZUNFdRMlBNMlU3SDBCSkNVOVIxUkszVU1WOSQlQCN0PWcu https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/search/?f_C=23151%2C2730623&geoId=92000000&keywords=flybe&location=Worldwide&position=1&pageNum=0 Ryanair International Women’s Day posts slammed as campaigners point out 68% gender pay gap https://www.msn.com/en-gb/lifestyle/travel/ryanair-international-women-s-day-posts-slammed-as-campaigners-point-out-68-gender-pay-gap/ar-AAULW9B?li=AAJsPCA https://twitter.com/PayGapApp/status/1500891839355838485?s=20&t=W6emO1y18bskMe5MSlQvcg https://gender-pay-gap.service.gov.uk/Employer/rrAcOspy/2020 https://investor.ryanair.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/Ryanair-Gender-Pay-Gap-Report-2020.pdf Stansted Airport to open 'Instagrammable' cafe in huge £12 million Departure Lounge makeover https://www.essexlive.news/news/essex-news/jet2-tui-easyjet-ryanair-ba-6769798 Airline offers up to $187K in bonuses over five years for pilots as it opens new crew base https://www.pennlive.com/life/2022/03/airline-offers-up-to-187k-in-bonuses-over-five-years-for-pilots-as-it-opens-new-crew-base.html Police recruiting fixed-wing pilots for air support roles https://ukaviation.news/police-recruiting-fixed-wing-pilots-for-air-support-roles/ https://westyorkshirepolice.tal.net/vx/lang-en-GB/mobile-0/appcentre-3/brand-3/xf-4227bdba33a0/candidate/so/pm/6/pl/1/opp/3272-XP220-Line-Pilot-Fixed-Wing-External/en-GB Easyjet criticised for using incorrect bag sizers in French airports https://www.connexionfrance.com/French-news/Easyjet-criticised-for-using-incorrect-bag-sizers-in-French-airports Delta’s snazzy new first-class recliners that are raising the bar https://thepointsguy.com/news/delta-air-lines-new-first-class-seat-tour/?fbclid=IwAR2nGlelfId-P9dApsSzQwCKyDS5lLUvka9WXHDcNnG-JH7yF0re7NO2T24 SkyWest battles pilot shortage by shifting dozens of nonstop flights into 1-stop https://thepointsguy.com/news/skywest-eas-consolidation/#:~:text=TPG%20App-,SkyWest%20battles%20pilot%20shortage%20by%20shifting,nonstop%20flights%20into%201%2Dstops&text=The%20nation's%20largest%20operator%20of,because%20of%20the%20pilot%20shortage UK Starts impounding Russian aircraft https://ukaviation.news/uk-starts-impounding-russian-aircraft/ https://www.airguide.info/boeing-suspends-russian-titanium-from-russia-as-airbus-keeps-buying/ Report: Pilot fought to save helicopter before deadly crash https://apnews.com/article/transportation-national-transportation-safety-board-31da6055111fb3256a3448b3e5ba58ab Woman Gets To Sit In Cockpit With Pilots After Finding Out She's The Only Passenger On The Flight https://www.indiatimes.com/trending/jugaad/only-passenger-in-flight-gets-to-sit-in-cockpit-564062.html MILITARY Two F-15 jets from RAF Lakenheath make emergency landings https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-suffolk-60646877 https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=691740461852658 RAF Chinook Helicopter Airlifts Massive New Radar Onto The Top Of Gibraltar Rock https://theaviationist.com/2022/03/07/raf-chinook-load-lift/ 1st Combat Deployment! Russian Su-57 Stealth Fighter Jets Spotted Over Northern Ukraine Before Crucial Peace Talks https://eurasiantimes.com/1st-combat-deployment-russian-su-57-stealth-fighter-jets-spotted-over-northern-ukraine-before-crucial-peace-talks/ RAF F-35B Lightnings Have Started Patrolling NATO Airspace Over Poland and Romania https://theaviationist.com/2022/03/06/raf-f-35b-lightnings-nato-patrols/
105:53 03/13/2022
Episode 401 - The one after Brooklands
Join, Carlos, Matt, Nev and Armando for this week's programme. In this week's show we take a look at the aviation news from the Ukraine, British Airways has a meltdown & its not of old aircraft & we look at crufts 2022 but in an aviation way .    In the military we look at the situation in Ukraine, pay respect to Colonel “Grey Wolf” Oksanchenko, and we get confirmation that the world’s heaviest airplane has indeed been destroyed. It was so good to see so many people at the 400th show representing listeners and the podcast community, it was truly incredible and we take a moment or two to reminisce on a stunning weekend. Here are the links to the stories we featured this week : COMMERCIAL Ukraine / Russia conflict stories https://www.airlinerwatch.com/2022/03/united-airlines-to-continue-to-fly-over.html https://www.reuters.com/business/aerospace-defense/boeing-suspends-parts-maintenance-russian-airlines-its-aviation-sector-isolated-2022-03-02/ https://www.reuters.com/world/asia-pacific/japans-jal-ana-cancel-all-flights-europe-thursday-2022-03-03/ https://www.airlinerwatch.com/2022/03/russian-air-space-closure-means.html https://www.airlinerwatch.com/2022/03/russian-aviation-industry-isolated-as.html https://www.airlinerwatch.com/2022/03/alaskas-anchorage-prepares-for-extra.html https://www.irishtimes.com/business/transport-and-tourism/irish-aircraft-leasing-firms-to-sever-agreements-with-russian-airlines-1.4817878 Jet2 becomes first airline to scrap face masks on flights https://thepointsguy.com/news/jet2-airline-scrap-face-masks-on-flights-covid/ British Airways is quizzed by regulator over biggest IT meltdown in years that saw it cancel hundreds of flights at last minute leaving furious holidaymakers stranded abroad https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-10563815/British-Airways-grilled-Civil-Aviation-Authority-fiasco-leaves-Heathrow-passengers-stranded.html Tradewind Aviation Orders 20 PC-12 NGX Turboprops https://www.flyingmag.com/tradewind-aviation-orders-20-pc-12-ngx-turboprops/ Drunk pilot removed from cockpit of JetBlue flight to Florida https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2022/mar/03/jetblue-pilot-drunk-flight-alcohol-florida Crufts 2022 Birmingham Airport rules for dog owners travelling to NEC show https://www.birminghammail.co.uk/whats-on/whats-on-news/crufts-2022-birmingham-airport-rules-23250347 SOUTHEND AIRPORT: WIZZ AIR DITCHES PLANS TO SET UP ESSEX BASE AS RYANAIR RULES OUT IMMINENT RETURN https://www.independent.co.uk/travel/news-and-advice/southend-airport-wizz-air-ryanair-b2026920.html Canada's low-cost carrier WestJet to buy rival Sunwing Airlines https://www.reuters.com/business/aerospace-defense/canadas-low-cost-carrier-westjet-buy-rival-sunwing-airlines-2022-03-02/ NetJets Agrees To Buy and Operate 150 Lilium eVTOLs https://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/business-aviation/2022-03-03/netjets-agrees-buy-and-operate-150-lilium-evtols https://www.futureflight.aero/news-article/2022-03-03/netjets-agrees-buy-and-operate-lilium-jet-evtol-private-owners Norwegian Adds 10 New Boeing 737 MAX 8s https://simpleflying.com/norwegian-10-737-max-lease/ MILITARY Ukraine Conflict https://www.reuters.com/world/europe/what-happened-russias-air-force-us-officials-experts-stumped-2022-03-01/ https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/2/28/which-countries-are-sending-military-aid-to-ukraine https://www.stripes.com/theaters/europe/2022-03-01/poland-nato-russia-invasion-ukraine-5185737.html Colonel Oleksandr Oksanchenko shot down https://theaviationgeekclub.com/colonel-oleksandr-grey-wolf-oksanchenko-the-ukrainian-air-force-su-27-flanker-display-pilot-between-2013-2018-killed-in-an-air-battle-on-friday-night/ The An-225 Mriya, World’s Heaviest Aircraft, Has Been Destroyed https://theaviationist.com/2022/02/27/the-only-an-225-mriya-destroyed/ The Ukrainian Air Force Su-27 That Landed In Romania Flown Back To Ukraine https://theaviationist.com/2022/03/01/ukrainian-su-27-returns-to-ukraine/ Romanian Rescue Helicopter Crashes During Search For Missing MiG-21 Fighter Jet https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/44542/romanian-rescue-helicopter-crashes-during-search-for-missing-mig-21-fighter-jet
116:41 03/06/2022
Episode 400 - LIVE from the Brooklands Museum
Join, Carlos, Matt, Nev and Armando LIVE from the Brooklands Museum for our 400th Celebratory show! So many people flew in from across the world to join us from this wonderful museum - If you haven't been, you absolutely must! Peter Collins and Neil Cloughley share with us their passions and answer questions from the chat room and our live audience. Here are the links to the stories we featured this week : COMMERCIAL Single aisle aircraft going across the Atlantic https://simpleflying.com/american-airlines-a321xlr-europe/ https://www.businessinsider.com/photos-see-the-new-business-class-seat-design-narrowbody-planes-2022-2 Airbus to use A380 MSN1 as a hydrogen fuel demonstrator https://www.aviationweekly.org/news/ra3wda7sp493ndzlkulg4zfq3xdvka https://simpleflying.com/airbus-a380-hydrogen-engine-testbed/ Alaska airlines debuts a monthly membership plan https://www.travelawaits.com/2732603/alaska-airlines-monthly-subscription-service-flight-pass/ SwissAir to put Sharkskin on its aircraft https://newatlas.com/aircraft/aeroshark-aircraft-skin/ MILITARY Navy drops the hammer on 5 sailors accused of leaking F-35 crash video https://taskandpurpose.com/news/sailors-charged-f-35-crash-video-leak/ https://www.10news.com/news/local-news/military-attorney-on-sailors-charged-with-f-35c-crash-video-leak Dramatic Videos Emerge Online Of Black Hawk Helicopters CrashingNear Utah Ski Resort https://www.10news.com/news/local-news/military-attorney-on-sailors-charged-with-f-35c-crash-video-leak https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/44414/dramatic-videos-emerge-online-of-blackhawk-helicopters-crashing-near-utah-ski-resort
158:16 02/26/2022
Episode 399 - The One Before The Big One
Join, Carlos, Matt, Nev and Armando for this week's programme. You can watch the podcast here - https://youtu.be/YxiTjL63t7k In this week's show we interview a listener of the show and 747 Freighter Captain, John Jester.  In the commercial News we play with some aviation Lego, we take a look at a super jumbo hotel & we also check out the mile high club.    In the military, we'll take a look at the security situation (from an airplane perspective) in Europe; French aircraft manufacturer Dassault (Dah-sew) lands another big order; a local Japanese prefecture isn't too fond of the Osprey; and a Blackhawk helicopter flies with no-one on board for the first time. Here are the links to the stories we featured this week : COMMERCIAL Boeing 747 Cockpit by Darren Jones Joins LEGO Ideas First 2022 Review Stage https://brickshow.com/2022/02-12/ TAKE THE RED-EYE: AIRBUS A380 PLANE TO BE TRANSFORMED INTO HOTEL https://www.independent.co.uk/travel/news-and-advice/airbus-a380-hotel-plane-toulouse-b2012120.html Airline offers private 45-minute flights for its passengers to join the Mile High Club https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/mile-high-club-flight-love-cloud-b2008900.html Rossiya to retire Boeing 747s, Russia abandons passenger model https://www.aviacionline.com/2022/02/rossiya-to-retire-boeing-747s-russia-abandons-passenger-model/ British Airways Returns To Sydney In March Using Boeing 787s https://simpleflying.com/ba-sydney-return/ British Airways announces huge new flight changes as free snacks return for passengers https://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/scottish-news/british-airways-announces-huge-new-26096905 Tenerife holidaymakers 'detained' for 90 minutes on airport tarmac sparking fury https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/tenerife-holidaymakers-detained-90-minutes-26190311 Oaklands Rest Home resident taken to Bournemouth for plane spotting https://www.dailyecho.co.uk/news/19909209.oaklands-rest-home-resident-taken-bournemouth-plane-spotting/ MILITARY American F-15 fighter jets arrive in Poland https://www.thefirstnews.com/article/american-f-15-fighter-jets-arrive-in-poland-27826 American bombers arrive in Britain https://ukdefencejournal.org.uk/american-bombers-arrive-in-britain/?fbclid=IwAR1We5DymuQL0ZiQyNerkQrI1MozWDQh64DlwSdeY8VlRB2ZotCliIALFYs Russian, Belarusian Aircraft Perform Joint Air Patrols https://nationalinterest.org/blog/buzz/russian-belarusian-aircraft-perform-joint-air-patrols-200455 Dassault Signs Another Deal For Rafale Fighter Jets; Bigger Order Expected From Indonesia – French Weekly https://eurasiantimes.com/dassault-signs-another-deal-for-rafale-fighter-jets-bigge-indonesia/ Okinawa gov't requests US Marine Corps to cancel training using Ospreys https://mainichi.jp/english/articles/20220208/p2a/00m/0na/011000c For the first time, Black Hawk helicopter flies without anyone aboard https://www.defensenews.com/land/2022/02/08/black-hawk-helicopter-flies-unmanned-for-the-first-time/
122:50 02/13/2022
Episode 398 - The Queen of the Skies
Join, Carlos, Matt, Nev and Armando for this week's programme. In this week's packed show we take a look at the recent fight between a Boeing 747 cargo aircraft and some baggage containers, EasyJet go on a drive.... a recruitment drive that is, and we look at one airline who will fly you to the US for £139 and yes you do get a seat to sit on.    In the Military news this week we look at some of the aviation developments in Ukraine,  US forces blow up a MH-60 helicopter and lots of grey painted fighter jets fly over the UK to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the 8th air force. Don't forget you can get in touch with us all at : WhatsApp +44 757 22 491 66  Email podcast@planetalkinguk.com  or comment in our chatroom on YouTube. Here are the links to the stories we featured this week : COMMERCIAL Qatar signs deal with Boeing https://simpleflying.com/qatar-signs-777xf-and-max/ American Airlines to buy more 737 MAX jets, defers Dreamliner delivery https://www.reuters.com/business/aerospace-defense/american-airlines-buy-23-more-737-max-planes-boeing-2022-02-02/ Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX Resumes Flight Operations https://www.aviationtoday.com/2022/02/02/ethiopian-airlines-boeing-737-max-resumes-flight-operations/ British Airways boss pledges to fix customer service issues https://onemileatatime.com/news/british-airways-premium/ https://www.businesstravelnewseurope.com/Air-Travel/British-Airways-boss-pledges-to-fix-customer-service-issues https://www.ft.com/content/473f9eee-6e8e-49fb-a020-1da305ff4430 China Airlines 747 Engine Suffers Damage In Baggage Cart Collision https://simpleflying.com/china-airlines-747-engine-damage/ https://www.100knots.com/china-airlines-b747-engine-sustains-damage-after-a-collision-with-a-baggage-cart/ JetOneX brings a Boeing 747-400M «Combi» back to life and is the only operator of the model https://www.aviacionline.com/2022/01/jetonex-brings-a-boeing-747-400m-combi-back-to-life-and-is-the-only-operator-of-the-model/ Pilots Wanted! easyJet Launches New Recruitment Drive for 1000 Pilots https://mediacentre.easyjet.com/story/15368/pilots-wanted-easyjet-launches-new-recruitment-drive-for-1000-pilots https://www.cae.com/civil-aviation/become-a-pilot/our-pilot-training-programmes/generation-easyjet-pilot-training-programme Passenger vacated Airlink Jetstream seat before broken blade penetrated cabin https://www.flightglobal.com/safety/passenger-vacated-airlink-jetstream-seat-before-broken-blade-penetrated-cabin/147362.article Budget airline launches cheap flights to New York from just £139 for 2022 https://www.mirror.co.uk/travel/cheap-flights/budget-airline-launches-cheap-flights-26107954 https://www.timeout.com/news/this-brand-new-budget-airline-is-selling-london-new-york-flights-for-just-139-020322 Ready for take-off: Oban Airport is set to be a hub for drone delivery flights https://www.scotsman.com/news/people/ready-for-take-off-oban-airport-is-set-to-be-a-hub-for-drone-delivery-flights-3552228 https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-glasgow-west-60214840 Perth Airport Starts Closing Its Under Utilized Terminals https://simpleflying.com/perth-airport-closing-terminals/ Melbourne Airport 3rd Runway and other more important news https://www.airport-technology.com/news/melbourne-airport-third-runway/ https://airport-world.com/melbourne-airport-unveils-new-pop-up-gin-shop/ Melbourne Airport unveils new pop-up gin shop https://airport-world.com/melbourne-airport-unveils-new-pop-up-gin-shop/ Retired pilot flies around the world from his backyard https://skiesmag.com/news/retired-pilot-bob-roberts-flies-around-world-from-backyard/ MILITARY US Air Force ramps up intel flights, weapons shipments to Ukraine https://www.airforcetimes.com/news/your-air-force/2022/01/27/us-air-force-ramps-up-intel-flights-weapons-shipments-to-ukraine/ Russia Deploys Su-35 Fighter Jets to Belarus for Military Drills amid Tensions with West https://caspiannews.com/news-detail/russia-deploys-su-35-fighter-jets-to-belarus-for-military-drills-amid-tensions-with-west-2022-1-28-0/ New Helicopter Units Appear To Be Joining Russian Forces Massing On Ukraine’s Borders https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/44105/new-helicopter-units-appear-to-be-joining-russian-forces-massing-on-ukraines-borders U.S. MH-60M Helicopter Used In Raid To Kill ISIS Leader in Syria Blown Up On The Ground By U.S. Forces https://theaviationist.com/2022/02/03/u-s-mh-60m-helicopter-used-in-raid-to-kill-isis-leader-in-syria-blown-up-on-the-ground-by-u-s-forces/ U.S. B-1B, F-15s And British F-35 Formed Up Over The UK To Celebrate The 80th Anniversary Of The 8th Air Force https://theaviationist.com/2022/02/01/u-s-b-1b-f-15s-and-british-f-35-formed-up-over-the-uk-to-celebrate-the-80th-anniversary-of-the-8th-air-force/ Autonomous Resupply Gliders Made Successful Deliveries On Their First Overseas Deployment https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/44111/autonomous-resupply-gliders-made-successful-deliveries-on-their-first-overseas-deployment
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