Plane Talking UK's Podcast

Join us from a very full barn studio for today's episode of the show.

This week we're talking about one airline that is giving it's passengers a 'waist' restriction, a 787 experiences a nose wheel collapse during maintenance and the launch customer for the 737 MAX 9 takes their first delivery. We also have 3 'Top Tens'.

In the military we pay our respects to the Red Arrow's engineer and the USAF criticises Boeing as the delays continue for the KC46.

Joining us LIVE on Friday 6th of April is Andy Coulson - Head of Operations for Farnborough Air Show so get your questions in for him either live in the chat room or via email on

Direct download: PTUK_209.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 10:00am UTC

Join Nev, Matt and our special Super-Sub guest host Captain Jeff as we trawl through the big aviation stories of the week.

In today's show we're talking the worlds biggest Jet Engine, Virgin Atlantic hope to seal a deal with Air France / KLM and facial recognition trials begin with one airport in the States.

In the Military new deficiencies are added to the list of issues to the KC-46 and preliminary deals are signed with Saudi Arabia for 48 UK Typhoons.

We'd love you to get involved in the show. Email us on and maybe you could be featuring in next week's Nev's Passenger Experience Segment.

Direct download: PTUK_208.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 7:51pm UTC

FO Mike and Captain Nick join us for this week's show to talk all things Aviation. Whilst they were both very well behaved, they couldn't resist the occasional poke at each other's preferred aircraft.

In today's episode we discuss all-female flight crews for international womens day, there's talk over the concern of brexit and open-skies agreements and one carrier is actually going to INCREASE it's legroom in economy.

In the Military we're discussing AirForce One and the sad news that assembly rates of the A400M are being slashed.

Nev talks to Armando about the challenges involved in regular transatlantic flight and Jenny in Rome talks to her friend about her recent flight to New York.

If you'd like to feature on Nev's Passenger Experience, why not send us an email to We'd love to hear from you.

Direct download: PTUK_207.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 10:00am UTC

There have been some challenging weather conditions for the UK over the last few days but everyone made it safely to their respective studios (including our guests) to make today's show.

In this week's episode Carlos, Nev, Eoin, Armando and Matt discuss mixed fortunes for a couple of airlines as one base closes at Glasgow Airport but another opens in Luton, one member of Airline Crew is in serious trouble after a clipboard was ingested into an engine and a deal is finally reached with Boeing for Airforce One.

Nev talks to Gemma (Mrs Stebbings) about her passenger experiences, Jenny from Rome treats us to some feedback and Pip treats us to a tour of the the Phenom Flight Deck.

Armando shares with us his passion for GA flying as we talk to our guest about his career.

We love to hear from you so if you've got a story to share with us, why not get in touch via - You could even be on the show!

Direct download: PTUK_206.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 10:08am UTC