Plane Talking UK's Podcast (aviation)

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

Join Carlos, Matt, Eoin and Captain Al for this week's fun filled episode.

In today's show we discuss the Stratolaunch as it leaves the hangar for the first time, United MIGHT steal the crown for the world's longest flight and there's some delays on the cards for Air New Zealand and the delivery of their first A320neo.

In the military dramatic footage of the Vixen's belly landing and an interesting story involving night time refuelling.

We have some feedback from Richard and we chat to Captain Al and Eoin on their forthcoming week.

Direct download: PTUK_167.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 10:18pm UTC

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

In today's episode we talk baggage chaos at Gatwick, low cost carriers start selling transatlantic flights and a massive recruitment drive starts for pilots with one Luton based low cost carrier.

We talk airshows in the military as the Americans begin their 70th anniversary air force celebrations.

Matt Bunting-Frame shares with us a great interview he took at Wings-Over-Illawarra with the hardest person to get hold of in the entire podcast community Steve Visscher.

Direct download: PTUK_166.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 10:00am UTC

Join Carlos, Nev, First Officer Craig and a surprise guest appearance by Captain Al for this week's Post Pittsburgh show.

In today's episode it all kicks off with a stag do for one low cost carrier, Royalty has been flying commoners around without them realising and one passenger attempts to open the door during flight.

We talk to Craig about his amazing achievements for someone so young.

Direct download: PTUK_165.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 10:00am UTC