Plane Talking UK's Podcast

Join Carlos and Matt on Christmas eve for the last live show of 2016.

In this week's episode they discuss tax irregularities for 2 low cost carriers, the rather surprising stats that claim 2016 has been the safest year for aviation on record and great news for festive travellers and strike action is called off.

We also announce the winners of our Christmas Competition.

Make sure you check us out on social media via @PlaneTalkingUK on Twitter and Facebook.com/PlaneTalkingUK. Visit our website on www.planetalkinguk.com.

:-)

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Category:Aviation -- posted at: 3:23pm UTC

Join Carlos and Matt for a quick look through the big aviation related stories.

In this week's episode we talk foggy conditions for many airports, Amazon making it's first drone delivery here in the UK and 'Which!' release their Satisfaction survey for short and long haul flights.

It's the last week for our Christmas Caption Competition and the deadline is Wednesday 21st December at 17:00 UTC. Send your entries to podcast@planetalkinguk.com. Our independant panel will choose our three winners with the announcement being made on our Christmas Eve show at 14:00.

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Category:Aviation -- posted at: 7:18pm UTC

Join Carlos, Matt and Jonathan for a trawl through the big aviation stories of the week.

In this episode we discuss a disagreement between a low cost carrier flying a new route to Germany, there's a possibiliy restrictions could be lifted on you making phonecalls on your mobile phone during flight and Lufthansa introduce the world to their new luxury private jet.

Jonathan and Carlos takes us through an extended Military News section and we get some great feedback from the lovely Barbara.

Don't forget our caption competition to win one of our great prizes, the picture of which is available on our social media feeds. Send your entries to us via podcast@planetalkinguk.com.

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Category:Aviation -- posted at: 10:00am UTC

Join Carlos and Matt for a slightly shorter than usual show due to technical constraints and issues as they trawl through the big aviation stories focusing on the UK.

In today's episode we bring you the lastest on the awful news regarding the plane crash near Medellin Airport, our favourite low cost airline launches it's 'complete package' offering and there's a near miss as two planes are reported to be less than 900 feet apart at Norwich.

It was a certain co-host's milestone birthday and he was lucky enough to have a few listeners there to help him celebrate and we remind you of our Christmas caption competition. Send your entries to podcast@planetalkinguk.com

:-)

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Category:Aviation -- posted at: 12:14pm UTC

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Category:Aviation -- posted at: 1:19pm UTC

Join Carlos, Matt and (the king of all things Tech) Nev for the usual trawl through the big aviation related news.

In this week's show we one carrier decides that the vegas summer is just too damn hot, another drone has a close shave with a passenger jet and a new maintenance facility for Boeing at Gatwick gets the go-ahead.

The A400M has had a busy week in the Military section this week.

We also announce the details of our 'Christmas Caption Competition'. Send your captions for our picture to podcast@planetalkinguk.com

:-)

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Category:Aviation -- posted at: 10:00am UTC

Join Carlos, Matt and Matt (yeah, very confusing) for this week's show.

In today's episode we learn all about a new Canadian low cost carrier, a pilot shortage is reaping havoc for one carrier as it struggles to maintain it's schedule and a UK based firm celebrates a new contract with AirBus.

In the military we discover that India has got it's cheque book out and RAF Surveillance aircraft are grounded due to a technical fault.

Matty Fab is our guest and talks us though his latest training in his quest to become a pilot.

Why not send us some feedback to the show using podcast@planetalkinguk.com or by using the contact form on our website.

:-)

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Category:Aviation -- posted at: 6:21pm UTC

Join Carlos and Matt as they take their usual weekly trawl through the big Aviation stories.

In today's show we cover another low cost airline 'In-Flight' bust up, the world's shortest international flight and we discover a fantastic fundraising solution for aviation enthusiasts everywhere.

In the Military the highlights include some red faces at RAF Lakenheath as sonic boom is heard over Norwich and great news as the Red Arrow's future is secured - Time for an aircraft upgrade maybe? ;-)

We also reveal our listeners choices in our Livery Poll.

Search for us on social media using PlaneTalkingUK or visit our website to find out more about the show on http://www.planetalkinguk.com.

:-)

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Category:Aviation -- posted at: 2:14pm UTC

Join Carlos, Matt and Grant from PCDU for the regular weekly skim through the big aviation related news stories.

 

In this episode we discuss some good news for the Boeing 747, a couple of worrying air incidents and we pay our respects to Bob Hoover.

 

We have the usual informative segment from Pip about the Oxygen systems and we have some great feedback from Jenny in Rome and Glen Tower.

 

Check out our website on http://www.planetalkinguk.com

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Category:Aviation -- posted at: 2:58pm UTC

Join the PTUK crew for what we're convinced is our biggest show ever! Carlos, Matt, Captain Al, Pilot Pip and the Aviation Podcasting Legend that is Captain Jeff for a show our producer isn't going to forget for many years!

In this episode we discuss some excellent reporting from the Nottingham Post which literally has Carlos in stitches, long awaited refunds for lost baggage becomes a reality and WOW Air bring more good news for transatlantic low cost travelers.

We also get to talk to the man behind The Airline Pilot Guy Show about his flying career and how THE BEST aviation podcast came about.

We have some great feedback from regular contributors Nev and Sjoert.

Why not support the Plane Talking UK Podcast by sponsoring us via our website - http://www.planetalkinguk.com.

Get comfortable people, this is gonna be a long one!! ;-)

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Category:Aviation -- posted at: 10:00am UTC

Join Matt in the Spare Room Studio, Carlos in Oman and Eoin from Malaga for a rather technically challenging episode.

In this week's show we have some good news for Monarch, there was a royal surprise for some lucky BA Passengers, EasyJet are declared the best low cost carrier in Europe and one operator now allows you to pay for your flight in monthly installments.

Matt is lucky enough to meet up with one of our listeners at Duxford and we chat to Eoin about what it's like to be cabin crew with a low cost airline.

Why not check out our website on http://www.planetalkinguk.com to find out how you can help keep the show on the air. :-)

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Category:Aviation -- posted at: 8:24pm UTC

Join Carlos and Matt as they take their weekly trawl through the big aviation stories.

In this episode we discuss problems with one airline as ALL their crews call in sick, we have a passenger jet grounded after it clipped another during take off and one passenger is left with a hefty bill due to an ATC strike.

The legendary Pilot Pip also joins us with a great safety briefing.

Eyes to the sky's everyone. ;-)

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Category:Aviation -- posted at: 8:11pm UTC

Join Carlos, Matt, Jennifer and Jonathan for this weeks show.

In today's episode we discuss a Tablet causing a flight to be diverted, is there any point to the airlines offering duty free 'in-flight' these days and a drone is blamed for the closure of an airport in Dubai.

Jonathan selects our Military stories this week and we chat to Jennifer about her great blog and love of aviation.

Micah shares with us a very dark secret and we have some great listener feedback from Fabien, Barbara and Mila.

Why not send your audio or video feedback in to the show? We're running a listener 'Favourite Livery' pole at the moment so why not send us in your thoughts to podcast@planetalkinguk.com.

:-)

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Category:Aviation -- posted at: 12:39pm UTC

Join Carlos, Matt, Dr Steph and Micah for a very busy episode.

In this week's show we discuss further problems involving mobile (cell) phone batteries, officially the world's shorted commercial flight and one flight is diverted as the cabin fills with smoke.

Pilot Pip brings us a great segment involving gliding and the results of our 'Best Airliner' listener poll is released.

We also broadcast directly via our own website for the very first time (yes I know, not very exciting to anyone other than Matt lol).

If you'd like to support Dr Steph as she runs the Chicago Marathon for a great cause, please use the link below to donate; I'm sure she'd appreciate any donation you can manage:

https://t.co/VoJpHZlI7a

Check out our website for the all the very latest details on our show - http://www.planetalkinguk.com.

:-)

Direct download: PTUK_131.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 10:00am UTC

Join Carlos, Matt and Nevil for this week's trawl through the aviation news highlights.

In this episode we discover that cockpit selfies were outlawed in 1937, low cost transatlantic flights to the states look set to become a reality and one low cost airline has some very bad news for one of our hosts.

We also play out our interview with the Bird Dog pilot at Seething Air Show Day.

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Category:Aviation -- posted at: 12:29pm UTC

Join Carlos, a very confused Matt, Pilot Pip and a very full chat room for this week's episode of the show.

In today's episode we cover the sad news of the Red Bull Pilot helicopter crash, a rather expensive Piper biz jet enters service and a bad week for Samsung continues as their latest handset is banned from several commercial flights.

Pip joins us from the South of France and we play out the first of our pilot interviews from our local Seething Air Show.

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Category:Aviation -- posted at: 11:27am UTC

Join Carlos and Matt for a very special outside broadcast and a lovely afternoon at the Seething Air Show.

In this week's episode we pay our respects to the designer of the iconic 747, there's an update on the engine issue at ANA and there's an emergency landing in Ireland due to turbulence.

Pilot Pip talks the Air Cadets and we have a chat with a few pilots from the Air Show.

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Category:Aviation -- posted at: 12:18pm UTC

Join Carlos in the Kitchen Studio and Matt via an atrocious digital connection from Clacton-on-Sea as they take their weekly trawl through the week's big Aviation related stories.

In this episode we discuss the worrying news that one carrier has grounded their fleet of Dreamliners, a low-cost carrier is offering free flights to see the Northern Lights (but as you might imagine, there is a catch) and we celebrate the youngest 'round the world' pilot.

It was a short show this week as Matt's connection was proving to be a little challenging.

Don't miss next week's show as we're broadcasting LIVE from the Seething Air Show - Join us if you can for this very special event.

Watch our social media feeds for precise details and start times or check out our website on http://www.planetalkinguk.com

Direct download: PTUK_127.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 10:00am UTC

Join Carlos, Matt, Captain Al and the legend that is Nev for a very special run through the week's big aviation news stories.

In this episode we discuss the possible take-over of one low cost airline, an unexpected baby-on-board air miles package and unlucky flight numbers.

The MaineMan offers us an alternative to the standard flight safety briefing and we play out some more birthday messages for Carlos.

Why not take yourself to our website - http://www.planetalkinguk.com.

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Category:Aviation -- posted at: 8:22am UTC

Join Carlos and Matt as they take their weekly trawl through the aviation related stories that caught their eye.

In this episode we discuss further advances in in-flight WiFi, near miss drone activity in Cornwall and one SERIOUSLY low flying aircraft.

We played out our penultimate interview from RIAT 2016, our resident plane safety expert discusses information overload as he talks us through an ATC conversation and it was a certain person's 40th Birthday.

Why not take a look at some of the great photos we have from RIAT 2016 on our website - http://www.planetalkinguk.com

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Category:Aviation -- posted at: 1:31pm UTC

Join Carlos and Matt for a very busy weekend of Aviation related fun and games.

We have all the usual news stories plus we talk 'fear of flying' with our special guest who flew into our local airfield in Beccles from Manchester.

We also had a great opportunity to interview Sam Chui - You must watch his youtube videos - His first class experiences have to be seen to be believed.

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Category:Aviation -- posted at: 6:11pm UTC

Join Carlos and Matt for their trawl through this week's big aviation stories.

In today's show they congratulate Jet2 for being the only UK Airline to make the top ten of the world's highest rated airlines, low cost airlines begin staff recruitment drives and they discuss the birth of jet engine travel.

If you want to know more about the show why not take yourself to http://www.planetalkinguk.com and follow us on Facebook and Twitter by searching for PlaneTalkingUK.

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Category:Aviation -- posted at: 10:00am UTC

Carlos and Matt talk all things Aviation as they return to the Kitchen Studio. They're joined by Special Guest and regular roving reporter for the Plane Crazy Down Under Crew - Kathy Mexted.

In this week's episode they cover the latest on missing flight MH370, one low cost airline brands a complaints survey as nonsense and Turkey commission some new Chinook Helicopters.

We chat to Kathy about her writing portfolio and how her love of flying came about.

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Category:Aviation -- posted at: 10:00am UTC

Join Carlos, Matt, Pasadena Brian, The MaineMan Micah and the legendary Captain Al for a brief episode LIVE from the Farnborough Airshow Media Centre.

Wow, what an incredibly memorable weekend it truly was!!

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Category:Aviation -- posted at: 5:04pm UTC

Join Carlos and Matt for a very brief episode which was recorded live at the Royal International Air Tattoo.

We discuss a Royal visit to the airshow, draught beer on tap in-flight and one Australian low cost airline make the switch from one high profile air-framer to another.

We've got some great interviews and videos to share with you from this great air show which we'll play out in a couple of weeks time.

Next stop for us is Farnborough for the mass-podcast meet up. Make sure you follow our Facebook and Twitter feeds for all the latest details about this once in a lifetime event.

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Category:Aviation -- posted at: 10:01pm UTC

Join Matt in the studio, Carlos in Malta, Pip in Windsor and Al in Cheshire as together they trawl their way through the week's aviation related stories.

In this episode we give you an update on the latest data lifted from Egypt Air's data recorder, we congratulate a young pilot on his new job at one low cost airline and we profile a couple of first appearance aircraft we're looking forward to seeing at RIAT.

Carlos and Matt will be at RIAT on Sunday 10th July so if you're there, make sure you come say hello.

:-)

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Category:Aviation -- posted at: 10:00am UTC

Join Carlos, Matt and Nev as they discuss the big aviation stories of the week.

In today's episode they cover one low cost carrier's attempt to connect the UK and India, good news for all aviation enthusiasts as an american museum opens a new Aviation Pavilion and it's raining luggage in on arrival's hall.

As the political landscape here in the UK takes a dramatic turn, our resident pilot gives us some food for thought in these uncertain times.

To get in touch with the show, visit our website - http://www.planetalkinguk.com.

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Category:Aviation -- posted at: 9:23am UTC

Join Carlos, Matt and Pip as they discuss the big aviation stories of the week.

In this episode we discuss the sad news that the Red Arrows will not be able to perform their routine at Farnborough, exciting changes ahead for one BizJet operator and a certain low cost carrier has had a busy week.

Why not send us some feedback to podcast@planetalkinguk.com

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Category:Aviation -- posted at: 7:14pm UTC

Join Carlos and Matt for their weekly trawl through the big UK focused Aviation stories.

 

In today's episode one low cost carrier ventures into the hotel business, we discuss the ultimate aviation enthusiasts must-see aircraft and we highlight June's forthcoming airshows.

 

Pilot Pip joins us for another great safety bulletin involving stall testing and Jets.

 

why not contact the chow via http://www.planetalkinguk.com - We'd love to hear from you. :-)

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Category:Aviation -- posted at: 1:53pm UTC

Join Carlos and Matt from the spare room studio for this week's trawl through the big aviation stories.

In this episode we discuss a disgruntled air crew member, Carlos's favourite airline look to outsource some of their in-house services and we cover the sad news from the Blue Angels training camp that emerged earlier in the week.

As per usual we had a busy chat room during the show who had some great questions for our very special guest Rob Mark. One word - Legend!! :-D

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Category:Aviation -- posted at: 7:23pm UTC

Join Carlos and Matt from PTUK Towers for their usual trawl through the big Aviation stories of the week.

In today's show we discuss an unusual and rare moment of passenger joy for one low cost airline, low cost transatlantic flights look set to become a reality thanks to a german carrier and the sad loss of a pilot over the Hudson river.

Our 'in-house' safety expert briefs us on the procedures and decisions involved in the rare event of a pilot becoming incapacitated.

Make sure you check out our website for all the details about the show - http://www.planetalkinguk.com. :-)

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Category:Aviation -- posted at: 9:29am UTC

Join Carlos and Matt from PTUK Towers for their usual flick through the Aviation headlines this week.

In today's episode (recorded 20/05/16 18:00 UCT) we cover the latest on the Egypt Air incident, low cost carriers feature highly and Matt officially loses control of the show during a top ten run down.

The Maine Man discusses the ever growing problem with inaccurate and sensationalist journalism.

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Category:Aviation -- posted at: 10:17am UTC

Join Carlos, Matt and Captain Al as they take a run through the big aviation stories of the week.

In this episode we discuss one carrier's desire to be able to offer ALL it's passengers fast enough in-flight WiFi for streaming NetFlix, We discuss the issues and possibilities involving low cost transatlantic flight and a spot of engine trouble forces an unplanned landing for Delta.

Pilot Pip discusses Turbulence in his latest safety segment and the 'Mainman Micah chats about his favourite airline.

We're compiling our own top ten amongst our wonderful listeners - We'd like to know who you think is the best airline in the world. Send your vote in to us at podcast@planetalkinguk.com.

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Category:Aviation -- posted at: 10:35am UTC

Join Carlos and Nevil as they take a trawl through the stories hitting the Aviation headlines this week.

In this episode they discuss Amazon inking a distribution deal with a Atlas Air, yet more incredibly irresponsible passengers on a Ryan Air flight and new competition enters the German domestic market.

Nevil comes to the rescue as Matt ends up being stranded on a Train en-route to London - Many thanks Nevil! :-D

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Category:Aviation -- posted at: 9:41pm UTC

Join Carlos, Matt and David as they take their weekly trawl through the big stories of the week.

In today's episode we discuss the tragic news involving an Norwegian operated helicopter, more passengers strengthen the case for not allowing alcohol 'in-flight' and more woes with the A320neo could mean a devastating blow to AirBus.

We also talk to David as he begins his adventure into the wonderful world of aviation.

Why not become a Patreon to the show by visiting http://www.patreon.com/planetalkinguk.

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Category:Aviation -- posted at: 10:18am UTC

Join Carlos, Matt and Micah for their trawl through this week's big aviation related news stories.

In this episode we discuss new destinations for 2017 from Norwich, an update on the 'FlyDubai' incident and urgent repair is ordered for the Dreamliner fleet. We've got some great Military stories picked out by our excellent guest Micah.

We also talk to our resident safety expert LIVE on location as he tackles his London Marathon challenge.

Why not give our website a look - http://www.planetalkinguk.com.

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Category:Aviation -- posted at: 12:08pm UTC

Join Carlos, Matt, Pip and Al for what can only be described as a rather chaotic trawl through this week's aviation headlines.

In this week's episode we discuss six aborted landings, business class flying with a low cost carrier, our British Flag carrier is taking team GB to Rio and an A340 begins it's new life offering zero-gravity flights.

Our guests were in fine fettle this week and (as usual) we had some great questions that were put to them in our chat room during the live show.

Some great audio feedback from Craig really got us all chatting too.

Pip is running the London Marathon in next week's show and (if Matt can work his magic) we're hoping to talk to him LIVE to find out how it's going. Find out all the info on his page - http://www.planesafetypodcast.com. :-)

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Category:Aviation -- posted at: 9:05am UTC

Join Carlos, Matt and Mila for their weekly trawl through the big aviation stories that made the news wires.

In this episode we discuss problems with one low cost carrier's baggage handling capabilities in Luton, another LCC celebrates a Boeing milestone and a buy-out is on the cards for an American based carrier.

Pip brings us a segment from the flight deck where he discusses alternative landing sites. He's only two weeks away from taking part in the London Marathon so if you can spare even just £1, I'm sure he'd really appreciate your support - Take yourself to http://www.planesafetypodcast.com for details on how to donate. :-)

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Category:Aviation -- posted at: 4:41pm UTC

Join Carlos from the Conservatory Studio and Matt from the bank of Loch Tay in Scotland for their usual trawl through the weekly aviation stories.

In this episode we discuss a violent yoga passenger, an official warning from the FAA for all Boeing 787 pilots and a new code share deal between two unlikely partners is announced. We also have some listener feedback to enjoy discussing inaccurate media reporting.

Why not take yourself to our website where you’ll find everything you could ever possibly want to know about the show. :-)

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Category:Aviation -- posted at: 10:00am UTC

Join Carlos (and Bert) from the Conservatory Studio and Matt from the stunning Scottish village of Kenmore for their regular trawl of the aviation news wires here in the UK.

In this week's episode we discuss state-of-the-art cabin upgrades for Airbus, our favourite low cost airline finally discovers that being nice to customers is paying off and a science teacher flies coast to coast in a bio-fuel first.

Why not check out our website - http://www.planetalkinguk.com or follow us on Twitter - @planetalkinguk.

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Category:Aviation -- posted at: 7:34am UTC

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

In today's episode we cover the breaking story involving the Russian Air Crash, Delta takes delivery of it's first A321 and large numbers in growth are predicted for Air Travel in India.

Why not follow us on Facebook via facebook.com/planetalkinguk, Twitter using @planetalkinguk or take a look at our website - http://www.planetalkinguk.com.

Direct download: PTUK_104.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 10:10am UTC

Join Carlos and Matt for their usual trawl through the weekly Aviation related news.

In this edition, we cover further success for 2 low cost carriers, more flight cancellations as security issues in Sharm continue and major concerns are raised at Heathrow as someone boards and locks themselves in the cockpit of a parked BA plane.

Our resident flight safety expert discusses the importance of runway lighting and what the colour schemes denote.

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Category:Aviation -- posted at: 9:26pm UTC

Join Carlos, Matt and our guest host Matty Fab as they take their regular skim through the big aviation stories focused here in the UK.

In this week's podcast we discuss the ever growing list of problems caused by drones and lasers invading the UK's air space, another flight is forced to make an unscheduled landing due to unruly passengers, talk of a new 'Concorde' gathers pace and one London airport finds a new owner for it's ATC Tower.

Our resident pilot talks us through runway lighting and what the various colours mean. Don't forget he's running the London Marathon and its getting very close so sponsor him if you can - we have. Goto http://www.planesafetypodcast.com for the details.

We also chat to Matty Fab about all things PPL.

It's a busy old show! :-D

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Category:Aviation -- posted at: 8:47am UTC

Join Carlos, Matt and special guest Keith as they take their weekly trawl through the big Aviation stories which matter to us here in the UK.

We discuss the effects a potential 'Brexit' would have on the cost of your flight, an aircraft it taken out of service because of 'Bed Bugs' and Glasgow is the latest victim of the 'Laser Pointer' epidemic.

Keith talks to us about the amazing world of aviation and the challenges a pilot faces when it's regularly -30 degrees celsius.

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Category:Aviation -- posted at: 11:25am UTC

Join Carlos and Matt from the flight deck of the Iconic Vulcan Flight Deck for their 100th (!!!) show. We have the usual trawl through the big commercial and military aviation stories of the week as well as a segment from our resident pilot / marathon runner.

Our 100th episode wouldn't be the same without the mandatory Ryan Air customer service faux pas, we bring you the latest on the Bombardier job cuts and details of Virgin Galactic's new craft have been released.

Colin from the Norwich Aviation Museum chats to Carlos about the Vulcan and their big plans for the future and we share with you the great Voice Feedback we received from you, our lovely listeners.

We really can't thank the staff enough for all their support with this special episode and would strongly recommend a visit to the museum. All the details you need can be found at http://www.cnam.co.uk

Direct download: PTUK_100.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 11:02pm UTC

Join Carlos from Las Vegas and Matt from boring ole Suffolk for their usual trawl through the big aviation stories of the week.

In this week's episode we discuss potential competition from one of the big boys' for one Irish low cost carrier at Stansted, the rebrand of a British travel icon is announced and details of teething troubles are announced for one carrier's NEO investment. We also dip into some of the Military goings on. :-)

We also release the details surrounding our milestone 100th episode next week (see Facebook and Twitter for further details).

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Category:Aviation -- posted at: 9:57am UTC

Join Carlos, Matt and the legendary Pilot Pip for their weekly trawl through the big aviation stories.

In this episode we cover a near miss with a professional grade drone at Stansted, one low cost carrier has the bailiffs sent in, news emerges of a currently unexplained explosion on an A321 in Mogadishu and some great audio listener feedback.

Make sure you're listening next week for some very exciting news about our 100th episode on the 20th February 2016.

Direct download: PTUK_98.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 3:06pm UTC

Join Carlos, Matt and special guest Captain Nick for their regular weekly trawl through the big aviation stories.

In this weeks episode we discuss an unusual and surprisingly frugal route from Sheffield to Essex, a low cost carrier pushes a recruitment drive to find more women pilots and we could have a new contender for the 'longest commercial flight'.

Pilot Pip brings us further tails from the SafeJet Flight Deck and we have a great chat with Captain Nick about his illustrious career.

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Category:Aviation -- posted at: 10:31am UTC

Join Carlos and Matt for a technically troubled aviation related trawl through the big stories of the week.

We have one rather unfortunate 'heat of the moment' gaff from a low cost flight attendant, American news media get rather excitable about a very minor bump involving a UK carrier and trials begin on refuelling helicopters 'mid flight'.

Pilot Pip also brings us his latest update from SafeJet's Flight Deck.

:-)

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Category:Aviation -- posted at: 8:40am UTC

Join Carlos and Matt in the Conservatory Studio for their weekly trawl through the big aviation related news stories.

In this week's show we discuss yet more disruptive passengers on a low cost carrier's new years day flight, another app revamp goes live for an Irish carrier and a single traffic cone causes chaos for one aircraft before departure.

Unfortunately there is no 'Plane Safety Segment' as advertised this week but we're all hoping that this excellent addition to our show will be back next week.

:-)

Direct download: PTUK_95.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 3:29pm UTC

Join Carlos and Matt for their first scan for 2016 of the big aviation stories of the week with a focus on the UK.

We celebrate a huge achievement by one of our many interviewees from RIAT, a re-brand commences for one of our low cost carriers and the latest safety figures (if they can be believed!) are released for the world's airlines.

We also have a very special 'Plane Safety' segment from across the pond.

Happy New Year everyone.
:-)

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Category:Aviation -- posted at: 9:30am UTC

Join Carlos and Matt as they introduce part two of the Interview Carlos took whilst at the Malta Air Museum.

We have a very festive 'Plane Safety' as well as a few more seasonal wishes from listeners and fellow Aviation Podcasters.

The live shows return next week, so look out for the links on our Facebook and Twitter pages.

Happy New Year to all of you,
From Carlos and Matt.
:-)

Direct download: PTUK_93.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 10:00am UTC

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