Plane Talking UK's Podcast (aviation)

Join Carlos, Captain Nick, Captain Al and Matt for this week’s trawl through the big aviation news stories this week.

In today’s episode we get wrapped up in the excitement of a new Canadian low cost airline receiving approval for their maiden flight, there’s a new base being opened at London Southend for one Irish carrier and a German carrier is assessing the damage of their A340 after a tug fire.

Matt shares with us his audio diary of his three days in Rome and Carlos treats us to a chat with Elliot Atkins about his Panavia Tornado TR1.

Our Summer BBQ at Seething Airfield is getting close, everyone is welcome to attend but we need to let Seething Security know who’s expected. Simply send us an email to podcast@planetalkinguk.com and let us know if you’re driving or flying in.

Direct download: PTUK_221.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 8:35pm UTC

Join Carlos, Armando and Matt from the Kitchen Studio as they take their trek through the big aviation related stories of the week.

In today's episode we discuss a duty free ban of alcohol on-board, windowless aircraft are being considered with a UAE carrier and an abandoned airport is making heads turn. There's also an incredible sale on thanks to on of the big middle-eastern carriers.

In the military we're talking F35's and a near miss involving a C130 and a microlight. Pip talks us through his week from 40,000 feet and it's the first of our Bruntingthorpe interviews - This week with Neil Lanwarne and the Super Guppy.

Get in touch with the show by email us on podcast@planetalkinguk.com.

Direct download: Episode_220_-_Shes_a_Brown_Eyed_Girl.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 10:44am UTC

Join Carlos, Dr Steph, First Officer Stu and Matt for the first ever broadcast from the new studio!

In today's shorter than usual show (mainly because it took Matt forever to get us reliably online) we discuss the lack of interest in the privatisation of India's National Carrier, a new transatlantic speed record is set and Europe's biggest low cost carrier looks set to get some stiff competition.

Nev treated us to a little teaser of the great content we have to look forward to following his and Carlos's visit to Bruntingthorpe.

Thank you to all those who have helped us get our studio up and running - All our wonderful Patreon and PayPal donators and those who use the Amazon link on our website to do their shopping. We're so excited to finally be in our new home.

Get in touch by email on podcast@planetalkinguk.com or via social media by searching for 'PlaneTalkingUK'.

Direct download: Episode_219_-_The_FIRST_broadcast_from_the_NEW_Studio.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 7:30pm UTC

In a week where one Nordic airline is boasting about being the launch customer for the latest Airbus jetliner Carlos, Nev, Brian and Matt take you through their usual wander through the world of aviation.

We're discussing the challenging environment ground crew work in as we cover two tarmac wing collisions at two airports, everyone's (not so) favourite American carrier are trialling a new private terminal at LAX airport and Boeing announce folding wings for their Triple 7.

Pip reminds us that even experienced Pilots are always learning as he brings us his second PPE episode and Nev talks to Mat Caton and his Passenger Experiences.

Nev would love to hear from you about your Passenger Experiences. Get in touch via podcast@planetalkinguk.com.

Direct download: PTUK_218.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 9:48pm UTC

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Direct download: Episode_217_-_Future_Talent_Crew.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 4:20pm UTC

Join Carlos, Nev and Matt for their usual trawl through the big Aviation stories of the week.

In today's episode we discuss a very healthy boost in profits for one UAE carrier, Nev adds yet another article to his 'Media Fails' podcast courtesy of a Luton based low cost carrier whilst one of their rival Captain's deals with a sharp manual overspeed correction.

In the Military we learn that the F16 gets it's service life extended and work commences on ways to protect transporters and other vulnerable aircraft from long range missiles.

Armando talks VANs from the Aero Expo 2018.

We're having a PTUK meet up and BBQ at Seething Airfield and we'd love you to come and join us. You're welcome to fly in or drive but we do need to know numbers so please get in touch via email stating your mode of transport to podcast@planetalkinguk.com.

Direct download: PTUK_216.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 9:03am UTC

Join Carlos, Nev, Eoin, Captain Nick and Matt for today's trawl through the big aviation related stories.

In a week where another carrier retires their last 747 we're talking the issues being generated by some low cost carriers when land luggage is going in the hold, another passenger opens the emergency exit on the tarmac and one company is touting new restraints for that 'difficult' passenger.

In the military it's sad news involving a C130 crash and it's a tense time for German forces as their fleet of EuroFighers are 'down to four'.

Nev talks to Jan Hübner about his travels in the latest passenger experience.

We're usually recording the show LIVE every Friday evening at 19:00 BST (16:00 UTC) so why not come and join in the fun of our live chatroom? Take yourself to https://www.youtube.com/c/planetalkinguk/live and simply log in using your google account.

Follow the show on social media by searching for 'PlaneTalkingUK' or get in touch via email on podcast@planetalkinguk.com.

Direct download: Episode_215_-_Polishing_Nevs_Banana.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 10:10am UTC

Join Carlos, Nev, Neil Lanwarne and Matt for this week's episode of the show.

In today's programme we are talking WOW Air's search for a vLogger, our favourite low cost airline takes up their options on the Max 8 and Airbus decide to increase their production of their very successful A320.

In the Military the KC46 finally completes testing and Eurofighter look to make some upgrages to their Typhoon engine.

We talk to Neil about his 'Labour of Love' - The fascinating Super Guppy'.

Get in touch with the show via podcast@planetalkinguk.com and you could feature in our next episode.

Direct download: Episode_214_-_The_one_that_nearly_got_lost.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 8:21pm UTC

Join Carlos, Nev, Neil Lanwarne and Matt for this week's episode of the show.

In today's programme we are talking WOW Air's search for a vLogger, our favourite low cost airline takes up their options on the Max 8 and Airbus decide to increase their production of their very successful A320.

In the Military the KC46 finally completes testing and Eurofighter look to make some upgrages to their Typhoon engine.

We talk to Neil about his 'Labour of Love' - The fascinating Super Guppy'.

Get in touch with the show via podcast@planetalkinguk.com and you could feature in our next episode.

Direct download: Episode_214_-_The_one_that_nearly_got_lost.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 8:21pm UTC

Join Carlos, Nev, The awesome Pilot Pip and Matt for this week's episode of the show.

Today we are talking about that Southwest flight, Kids fly for free with one carrier but there is a catch and the First BBJ Max takes off from the factory.

In the military we the RAF 100th celebrations come to an end stateside and an F22 Raptor skids off the runway.

Armando is at the Aero Expo 2018 and brings us the first of several great interviews, this week starting with TAF3 Flamingo.

Get in touch with the show and maybe put yourself forward to be interviewed for Nev's Passenger Experience. You can find us on social media by searching for PlaneTalkingUK or why not send us an email to podcast@planetalkinguk.com.

Thanks for listening.

Direct download: Episode_213_-_NevTec_goes_After_Dark.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 12:51pm UTC