Plane Talking UK's Podcast

Join Matt for the last show of 2017.

In this special episode we present our final interview with Cindy and Gill from the Orbis Eye Hospital at the Dubai Airshow, there's another chance to hear Nev chatting to Richard Westcott from the BBC, Pilot Pip says goodbye to his beloved Hawker, Bob Grimstead talks to Carlos and Nev about his incredible flying career and we finish some outtakes from last week's Christmas special.

The Christmas competition closes on Friday 5th January 2018 and the draw will take place during the LIVE show that evening at 19:00. If you haven't done so already, get your entries in to podcast@planetalkinguk.com.

To watch the recording of our show LIVE, take yourself to https://www.youtube.com/c/planetalkinguk/live and follow us on social media for our schedule.

The 200th Episode is just around the corner and we cannot wait! :-D

Direct download: PTUK_197.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 11:11pm UTC

Join Carlos, Nev, Captain Jeff, Dr Steph, Captain Nick, Eoin, Rob Mark, Brian Coleman, Micah, Captain Al, Grant McHerron, Matt and the lovely Mila for a very special, fun packed, festive episode.

In today's chaotic event we discuss the special 24 hour New Year's Eve Flight by private jet, one UK based carrier is giving away free Salt and Pepper shakers for Christmas and as the annual summary of figures commence it's our top-ten of US flight cancellations.

Nev really did save the best for last in a very special Nev's Passenger Experience as he interviews one of the Spice Girls - Melanie C.

It's been an amazing year for us here at PTUK towers. We have the most incredible listeners. Thank you sooo much for being such an important member of our aviation community.

Direct download: PTUK_196.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 12:50pm UTC

Join Carlos, Nev and a whole plethora of of guests as Matt appears to get some practice in for the Christmas MegaCast next week.

In today's episode we discuss an A380 Test Pilot who draws a very festive route over Germany, one low cost carrier ramps up their battle with Pilot Unions whilst another commences their $199 New York route from Amsterdam.

It was so good to welcome Captain Al back into the fold this week but unfortunately that meant we did run out of time for the Military today - He was very pleased with himself for that!

The Christmas competition for this week is in full swing so check social media for the questions and get your 7 (or possibly 9 according to Captain Al) answers in to podcast@planetalkinguk.com.

Direct download: PTUK_195.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 1:58pm UTC

Join Nev, Matt and Eoin for this week's trawl through the Aviation News.

In today's episode we're talking a mixed week for one UK Flag carrier, threats of pilot strikes upset our favourite low cost airline CEO and as Christmas approaches one carrier is offering speedy boarding to those wearing Ugly Festive Jumpers!

In the Military we're discussing F35's a bird strike causes great confusion with one in Lebanon, and one middle eastern air force declares their new fleet ready for action.

Don't forget our Christmas competition for this year is up and running, check social media for the questions and get your answers and any feedback you have to podcast@planetalkinguk.com.

Direct download: PTUK_194.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 10:44am UTC

In the chair for today's episode we have Carlos, Matt and Brian Coleman who take you on a stroll through the Aviation stories of the week.

In this episode it's the turn of an American airline that has a Pilot Scheduling Crisis, a leasing company is forced to start it's own airline using the A380's they can't get shot of and the world's only private 787 shows off the luxury available.

It's the last in this current series of Nev's Passenger Experience where we're talking lost luggage with Ben Smit.

In the Military one RAF base near PTUK HQ is continuing it's fighter jet arrival preparations.

It's Christmas competition time and Carlos runs us through this year's prizes and the questions you need to answer. Check social media for the 7 questions and get your answers in to podcast@planetalkinguk.com.

Direct download: Plane_Talking_UK_Podcast_Episode_193.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:57pm UTC

In the chair for today's episode we have Carlos, Matt and Brian Coleman who take you on a stroll through the Aviation stories of the week.

In this episode it's the turn of an American airline that has a Pilot Scheduling Crisis, a leasing company is forced to start it's own airline using the A380's they can't get shot of and the world's only private 787 shows off the luxury available.

It's the last in this current series of Nev's Passenger Experience where we're talking lost luggage with Ben Smit.

In the Military one RAF base near PTUK HQ is continuing it's fighter jet arrival preparations.

It's Christmas competition time and Carlos runs us through this year's prizes and the questions you need to answer. Check social media for the 7 questions and get your answers in to podcast@planetalkinguk.com.

Direct download: Plane_Talking_UK_Podcast_Episode_193.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:57pm UTC

In the chair for today's episode we have Carlos, Matt and Brian Coleman who take you on a stroll through the Aviation stories of the week.

In this episode it's the turn of an American airline that has a Pilot Scheduling Crisis, a leasing company is forced to start it's own airline using the A380's they can't get shot of and the world's only private 787 shows off the luxury available.

It's the last in this current series of Nev's Passenger Experience where we're talking lost luggage with Ben Smit.

In the Military one RAF base near PTUK HQ is continuing it's fighter jet arrival preparations.

It's Christmas competition time and Carlos runs us through this year's prizes and the questions you need to answer. Check social media for the 7 questions and get your answers in to podcast@planetalkinguk.com.

Direct download: Plane_Talking_UK_Podcast_Episode_193.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:57pm UTC

Join Carlos, Nev, Matt, Dr Steph and a whole heap of very special friends for this week's episode of the show.

In today's programme we discuss the fascinating world of Air Freight, there's a real feeling of 'Class' divide for one national airline and one eastern airline crosses the Atlantic using waste cooking oil as it's fuel.

Nev talks with Bushi Pearson about her thankfully unique passenger experience and our first of three segments Carlos made from his visit to the Dubai Airshow.

In the Military, one Russian manufacturer rolls out their first remanufactured bomber and we celebrate the Adrenaline junkies that are the RAF.

Get in touch with the show using Facebook.com/planetalkinguk, on Twitter using the handle @planetalkinguk or via email on podcast@planetalkinguk.com.

Direct download: PTUK192.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 12:00pm UTC

Join Carlos, Nev and Pilot Pip for another Aviation-Tastic episode of the show.

In today's programme we discuss the tragic collision between a helicopter and a GA aircraft, there's a worrying story involving pilots carrying LOADED handguns and one low cost airline offer an affordable solution to the aged-old baggage allowance issue.

Nev talks to Mike Stead about his passenger experiences and in the military Iomax announce their Block 2 aircraft.

We'd love to hear from you so please do get in touch with the show by email using podcast@planetalkinguk.com.

Direct download: PTUK_191.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 10:00am UTC

Join Nev, Eoin and Matt as they have a trawl through the week's big aviation news stories.

In today's episode we discuss the first A380 going out of service, There's exciting news for both Airbus and Boeing at the Dubai Air Show and there's some skilled flying that prevents disaster at Belfast Airport as a Nose Wheel goes missing.

Nev talks to AJ about his Passenger Experiences and Matt talks to Micah, Dave and many more friends in the famous Katz Deli

Get in touch with the show via social via by searching for PlaneTalkingUK, via the website on http://www.planetalking uk. Or you can email us on podcast@planetalking.com

Direct download: PTUK190.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 9:14pm UTC