Plane Talking UK's Podcast

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

In today's episode we talk stressful sales targets for one low cost airline, an Airport in east Anglia is offering free flights to delayed passengers at rival airports and an american carrier welcomes the first of it's new A350-900 jets.

Our penultimate interview at RIAT sees Carlos chatting to Guy Black who's the proud owner of a stunning De Havilland DH9. Take yourself to http://www.historicaircraftcollection.ltd.uk to find out more about these amazing project.

Nev talks to friend of the show and associate producer of the Airplane geeks Brian Coleman about his passenger experiences.

Some great feedback this week comes from Glen Towler, Jenny in Rome and the Maine Man Micah.

The whole team are LIVE from the Seething Airshow on Sunday 20th August 2017 and we're planning to be streaming from 10:00am. If you're in the area we'd all LOVE to see you there if you can make it, details of how to get tickets can be found here - http://www.seething-airfield.co.uk/airday2017.php.

Direct download: PTUK177.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 10:00am UTC

Join Carlos, Matt and Nev for this week's trawl through the aviation world's biggest news stories. Extra special guests this week are the queen of the podcast airwaves Dr Steph, king of the podcast producers Pasadena Brian and the living legend that is Captain Al.

In today's episode we discuss pilots learning their craft 'on the job' courtesy of a new ITV documentary, Captain Al gets very animated over two (non)stories involving Quantas and there's some excitement over American Airlines new feature of alerting you if your baggage is missing.

Nev talks to Frank Emerson from Pixel Inspiration (The Digital Signage Company) about his Passenger Experiences and Carlos chats to Flight Commander Kyle Thomas onboard the RAF's Airbus A330 MRTT.

Hopefully Carlos, Nev, Matt and Eoin will all be at the Seething Air Show on Sunday 20th August and we'd love you to come visit if you're in the area. An up to date flying list and details about how to get tickets can be found here - http://www.seething-airfield.co.uk/airday2017.php.

Direct download: PTUK176.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 5:10pm UTC

Nothing says summer at PTUK more than a good airshow and that's precisely where we are this weekend! Join Carlos and Matt broadcasting live from the Old Buckenham Airshow.
Nev brings us not one but two incredible interviews from none other than the BBC transport correspondent Richard Westcott and another from Richard Cobourne.
In the news we find out what Gatwick Airport will do with an investment of over £1 billion. An Air India flight forgets to retract their gear and there's a top 11 to round it all.
It's a packed show and definitely one not to be missed!

Direct download: Plane_Talking_UK_Podcast_Episode_175.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 8:08am UTC

Join Carlos, Matt, Nev and guest host Eoin for your weekly dose of aviation fun.

In this weeks jam packed episode we take a look at a brand new airline just for millennials, we discuss pros and cons of the 'bring your own device' culture emerging in aviation and we find out what new Guinness World Record title was given to an American Airlines employee.

Nev brings us another fantastic segment of Nev's Passenger Experience featuring Kevin Murphy. Pilot Pip explains all about NOTAMs and the legendary Captain Nick brings us a very insightful piece all about turbulence.

There's the first part of the 2017 RIAT Roundup, listener feedback and much much more!

We're live from the Old Buckenham Air show next weekend - Tickets can be obtained from their website - http://www.oldbuckenhamairshow.co.uk/

Direct download: Plane_Talking_UK_Podcast_Episode_174.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 10:00am UTC

Join Carlos, Matt, Nev and Pilot Pip in the latest episode of the PTUK podcast!
In this episode, Matt holds down the fort (read living room studio) as the other hosts join from across the UK.
In this weeks news Delta welcomes North America's first A350-900,
Matt beats Pip to an aviation joke and a single Emu (the beer not the animal) gets checked into the hold on a Qantas flight for a laugh!
We get treated to the fifth instalment of Nev's Passenger Experience segment.
And finally, there's footage and soundclips of the AMAZING time we had at the Duxford Flying Legends Airshow last Sunday.

Direct download: Plane_Talking_UK_Podcast_Episode_173.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 10:29am UTC

Direct download: Plane_Talking_UK_Podcast_172.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 10:00am UTC

It's the PTUK Upside Down Special!!

Join Carlos, Matt, Kathy, Glen, Ray, Ben, Matt and Grant this week on an Aussie Adventure .

In this weeks news we discuss why BA's flights will be operated by Qatari aircraft and crew.
There are fantastic discussions on delays, inflight entertainment systems and the differences between the aviation industry in the UK and the lands down under.

Our newest team member, Nev, brings us another delightful segment

And finally, the Tardis becomes someones favourite aircraft!!

Enjoy!

Direct download: Plane_Talking_UK_Podcast_Episode_171.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 11:57am UTC

Join Carlos, Matt, Eoin and special guest Stuart for this week's Aviation'tastic show.

In today's episode we discuss a new low cost carrier's plan to offer $1.50 flights, supersonic flight looks to finally be a reality again as firm orders are announced and one of the main players in the industry announces 25 hour Flight data and voice recorders.

We have a great video segment from our resident safety expert and we welcome part 2 of Nev's passenger experience.

We talk Caravans and learning to fly with our very own local aviation legend Stuart O'Neil.

Some very worrying feedback from Barbara gets the chatroom talking drones!!

Direct download: Plane_Talking_UK_Podcast_Episode_170.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 10:00am UTC

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