Plane Talking UK's Podcast

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

Join Carlos, Matt and the MaineMan Micah for this week's show.

In today's episode we discuss more toys being thrown out of one low cost carrier's pram over BREXIT, drones are in the news again as one flies very close to one Asian carrier and we celebrate 50 years of the Boeing 737.

In the military we talk new helicopters for the RAF and new ejector seat plans are in the works.

Captain Al and Josh discuss flying to the states and we read some great feedback regarding Matt and Eoin's trip to Toulouse.

Lots of interesting trips and visits ahead in the next couple of weeks so keep your eyes peeled on our social media feeds for all the latest on the show.


Direct download: PTUK_159.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 10:00am UTC

Join Carlos, Matt and Eoin for a very packed show of Aviation tom-foolery.

In this week's show we talk about the sad news of a pilot being taken ill during final approach, record departure figures are expected for one Luton based low cost carrier and some distressing footage emerges from the Peru runway incident - everyone was ok though.

Matt went to Toulouse on his pre-Pittsburgh test flight and Matt and Eoin share their different experiences of travelling with a nervous passenger.

It's been one hell of a three days for Matt!

Direct download: Plane_Talking_UK_Podcast_Episode_158.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 10:00am UTC

Join Carlos, Nev and Matt as they take a look through the world of aviation.

In an episode that appears to be sponsored by a low cost carrier and the British flag carrier we discuss a new low cost UK carrier, outrage as an airline's website goes offline for maintenance during a sale and there's a refit on the cards for the A380.

We get some feedback from the Virgin Lounge at Melbourne Airport.

It's a sad day in the world of Military as Lossiemouth lose their Tornado Squadron.

Why not catch the live show if you can - We usually record the show on a Friday evening at 19:00 UCT LIVE via YouTube with a great bunch of people all chipping in via the chatroom. Take yourself to

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Direct download: PTUK_157.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 10:00am UTC

Join Carlos, Matt, Al, Pip and Mila for their latest trawl through the news stories of the week.

In this episode we discuss the Uber of the aviation world, unhappy passengers kick up a storm over snow cancellations and one ground handling crew has some questions to answer over passenger luggage.

We're treated to some great feedback from Jenny in Rome and some of the lineup for RIAT is announced.

If you haven't done so already, why not treat your ears to a great listen with the Plane Safety Podcast hosted by our resident flight expert Pilot Pip. -


Direct download: PTUK_156.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 10:00am UTC

Join Carlos, Matt and Adrian as they take their weekly trawl through the big aviation news of the week.

In today's show we discuss double beds in for one airline, our national treasure of an airline reduces it's seat pitch to much furore and an investigation is launched at one airline as an allegation is lodged over a pilot participating in the 'pre-flight' safety demonstration.

Pilot Pip discusses the rather raw subject in light of French Air Traffic Control strikes of Diversions.

In the military we're talking custom paint jobs for fighter jets and there's talk of Osprey's being fitted with Rocket Guns. A link to one story sent in to us by one of our awesome listeners HAS to be seen to be believed with the F35 Fighter :

We talk to Adrian about his recent acquisition and his path to obtaining his PPL.

Why not send in your feedback or stories you'd like us to cover in to us at


Direct download: PTUK155.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 10:00am UTC

Join Carlos (yes he's back!), Matt, Captain Nick and (should be) Sir Rick Bell for this week's Aviation News.

In this episode we discuss strict baggage allowance enforcement at Dubai airport, Wizz Air announce new plans for a base at Luton and Citylink are suspended by aviation watchdog for severe weather take off.

The official report into the Shoreham Air Show incident is released and the government document can be found on their website here -

In the military we discuss some of the news which was released at Avalon this week.

We also chat to Rick Bell about the forthcoming 'Wings over Pittsburgh' event in May. Full details can be found here -

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Direct download: PTUK_154.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 10:00am UTC

Join Nev, Matt and Sjoert as they run through the big aviation news stories of the week.

In this episode we discuss a spot bother thanks to Storm Doris, low cost transatlantic air travel becomes a reality and a 'Concorde v2' build schedule.

In the military there's an unusual theft from RAF Marham and the the German Airforce escort a commercial jet after tower contact is lost.

Nev and Sjoert tell us all about the APG / PTUK / Plane Safety meetup at Lelystad and all those at the Aviation Museum tell us about their favourte exhibits.

NevTech has officially launched their new website so make sure you give it a look -

Regular viewers / listeners to the show will, no doubt, have been following Maty Fab's progress as he studies his PPL and he's very kindly shared with us a great video of him and his family on a pleasure flight. His YouTube channel is a highly recommended view for all aviation enthusiasts so take yourselves to for a real treat.

Normal service will be resumed as Carlos returns to the helm for next week. Our thanks to our super-sub Nev for stepping in.


Direct download: PTUK_153.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 10:00am UTC