Plane Talking UK's Podcast

Join Carlos, Matt and Brian back once again in the kitchen studio for another avtastic episode.

In this weeks episode, we reveal the true cost of the BA fiasco, Carlos gets overly excited about Malta (surprise surprise) and the 'Flying Bum' makes an unexpected appearance over the British skies.

Sir Nevil Bounds has a wonderful new Passenger Experience Segment in which he interviews Helen King of Effective Event Solutions.

Pilot Pip has finally handed in his homework so stay tuned for a very interesting segment on bomb threats.

And in military news, find out why Israel has grounded their fleet of Apache helicopters.

Direct download: Plane_Talking_UK_Podcast_Episode_169.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 11:43am UTC

Join Carlos, Matt, Eoin, Matty Fab and Mila for a show packed full of aviation related fun and games.

In this week's episode we discuss Boeing's plans for 'Pilot-less' aircraft, one member of check-in staff for a low cost airline receives some appalling treatment by a passenger and Greater Manchester ATC are contemplating a 'Virtual Air Traffic Control Tower'.

We talk to Mila about her amazing journey to genuinely living her dream.


If you'd like to come join us for our 200th episode on Saturday 20th January 2018, register your interest by sending an email to podcast@planetalkinguk.com

Direct download: PTUK_168.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 9:01am UTC

Join Carlos, Matt, Eoin and Captain Al for this week's fun filled episode.

In today's show we discuss the Stratolaunch as it leaves the hangar for the first time, United MIGHT steal the crown for the world's longest flight and there's some delays on the cards for Air New Zealand and the delivery of their first A320neo.

In the military dramatic footage of the Vixen's belly landing and an interesting story involving night time refuelling.

We have some feedback from Richard and we chat to Captain Al and Eoin on their forthcoming week.

Direct download: PTUK_167.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 10:18pm UTC

Join Carlos, Matt and Eoin as they take a stroll through the big aviation stories of the week.

In today's episode we talk baggage chaos at Gatwick, low cost carriers start selling transatlantic flights and a massive recruitment drive starts for pilots with one Luton based low cost carrier.

We talk airshows in the military as the Americans begin their 70th anniversary air force celebrations.

Matt Bunting-Frame shares with us a great interview he took at Wings-Over-Illawarra with the hardest person to get hold of in the entire podcast community Steve Visscher.

Direct download: PTUK_166.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 10:00am UTC

Join Carlos, Nev, First Officer Craig and a surprise guest appearance by Captain Al for this week's Post Pittsburgh show.

In today's episode it all kicks off with a stag do for one low cost carrier, Royalty has been flying commoners around without them realising and one passenger attempts to open the door during flight.

We talk to Craig about his amazing achievements for someone so young.

Direct download: PTUK_165.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 10:00am UTC

Join Carlos, Matt, The APG Crew and a very special LIVE audience for this week's show which was live from Pittsburgh.

In this week's episode it was another bad week of PR for one American Carrier, we talk the 'Best Airline Customer Service' and an 'Electronics Travel Ban' looks like it could be a real possibility for flights from Europe to the USA.

Wow it's been an incredible few days here in Pittsburgh and we've got some great content to share with you in the coming months.

Direct download: PTUK_164.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 10:00am UTC

Join Carlos, Matt, Eoin, Don Sebastian, Nick Taylor, Paul Kendrick and our very special guest Karlene Petitt for an epic episode of the show.

In this episode we discuss the sad demise of a national flag carrier, China unveils it's own rival to the big Aerospace Manufacturers and an American Aerospace manufacturer celebrates a big order.

Don Sebastian walks us through a typical day in the office as he appraises a couple of aircraft for a potential customer.

Karlene Petitt talks to us about her love of Aviation and walks us through some of the great novels she's written; she also lets us in on some new projects she has in the pipeline.

Pilot Pip shares with us what takes place once the pilots are at cruise altitude.

Paul and Nick introduce us to their incredible new project that's based in London. To find out more about what they're up to, click on the links below :

https://london.flightexperience.co.uk/
http://www.groundschoollondon.com/

A really special show to be have been a part of this week, thanks to everyone who was involved both on the show and in the chatroom.

Direct download: PTUK_163.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 2:53pm UTC

Join Carlos, Matt, The Maine Man Micah and Captain Nick for this week's show.

 

In this episode we discuss 'that' story again as a settlement is agreed with the airline, one low cost carrier is looking for the finest 'tech' brains and London to Perth non-stop becomes a reality.

 

Pip takes his seat on the other side of the cockpit door as he discusses Luton Airport and it's upgrade plan in his latest 'Plane Safety' segment.

 

In the Military the Black Hawk Crew inspire students when they visit their school and the 'Early Bird' ticket sales for RIAT close earlier than published due to strong demand. 

 

There's much talk about Pittsburgh as our trip grows ever closer.

Direct download: PTUK_162.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 2:13pm UTC

Join Carlos, Matt and Matt as they discuss the big aviation related stories that matter to you (the passenger) of the week.

In this episode we discuss an interesting concept of the car / plane combo, passenger bumping hits the headlines again this time with a low cost airline (no, not that one) and the 'printing' of spare parts becomes a reality.

In the military there's more coastal buzzing by foreign military and some F35's make their home here in the UK.

We also talk to Matt Caton (our tee-shirt model) about a couple of interesting experiences he's had recently involving his honeymoon.

Direct download: PTUK_161.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 11:08am UTC

Join Carlos, Matt, Pilot Pip and Eoin for a very busy show.

 

In today's episode we discuss that huge story which even those living under a stone know all about involving overbooked flights, Stansted opens a new office for one giant aircraft and the first 737 Max 9 prepares for it's maiden voyage.

 

We also play a couple of great interviews that we took at London's Heathrow Airport with Adam Spink - Such a great day!

 

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Direct download: PTUK_160.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 10:00am UTC