Plane Talking UK's Podcast (aviation)

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

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

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

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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.

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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

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

Join Carlos, Matt and Howard Asbridge as they take a trawl through this week's big aviation news stories.

In today's show we discuss one airline's decision to weigh it's passengers instead of their luggage, there's a rumour going round that one Middle-Eastern carrier is binning it's first class section and a long standing cabin crew dispute is finally settled with a National Carrier.

Nev talks to Mike Jones about his extensive Low Cost Airline Experience and we have some great feedback from Eoin and Micah.

Howard Asbridge talks to us about some of his amazing projects from the world of Avion Video - If you're a commercial aviation enthusiast then his video collection and website are an absolute MUST SEE -

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Direct download: PTUK_189.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 10:00am UTC

Join a packed panel of friends as they take a trawl through the Aviation News highlights of the week.

In today's episode Carlos, Nev, Micah, Pip, Jenn-ifer and Matt as they discuss one lucky lady who had a return flight from Crete all to herself, plans to reduce the in-cabin allowance on THAT low cost airline are delayed and further security screenings are implemented on all US-bound flights.

Nev chats to Ed Cook about his passenger experiences.

In the military we find the Russians feeling generous as they give away 6 MIGS, they RAF look for anti-virus software for their fighter jets and the USAF begin F22 training in Europe.

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Direct download: PTUK_188.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 10:00am UTC

Join Carlos, Nev and Matt for this week's Aviation related trawl through the stories of the week.

In today's episode we talk about one low cost airline's plea with it's previous employees, those battery problems are studied by the FAA and big order between Boeing and an Asian carrier looks set to finally become official.

We chat briefly to Pip as he commences the training for SafeJet's new aircraft and Captain Rick takes some time from his vacation to tell us what he's been up to since the Pittsburgh Airshow.

Nev's Passenger Experience talks to Nick Purnell about airlines not delivering quality services.

Some 'Must See' videos from the stories this week include some of Airbus's iconic aircraft in the air side-by-side -

and in the military there's a stunning video of a KC-135 refueling a B2 bomber :

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Direct download: Plane_Talking_UK_Podcast_Episode_187.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 11:49am UTC

Join Carlos, Sir Nevil of Bounds and Captain Nick for a fun filled trawl through this week's big Aviation news stories.

In today's episode the Beluga XL officially takes to the skies, BA celebrate Work Experience Month with over 1,000 students, Airbus are on track to have their first Air Taxi in the air in 2018 and the final Monarch plane leaves Leeds / Bradford.

In the Military the RAF roll out the red carpet and rather unusually we see a K46a refuelling a K46a.

Nev talks to Luke Marler about his passenger experiences in the latest episode of this very popular segment.

Pip joins us direct from the USA for a bite of Plane Safety.

The guys chat Goodwood meetups and a very busy month of aviation for everyone.

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Direct download: PTUK_186.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 7:24am UTC

Join Carlos, Nev AND CAPTAIN JEFF for this week's episode of the show.

In today's offering we find out who's going to officially be the first recipient of the 777x, there's a lovely story of two twin brother Captains retire 30 seconds apart and we talk about the French A380 and it's massive engine failure.

Nev talks to our favourite ACME Red Pilot as he swaps the front seat for one in economy as he shares with us his recent Passenger Experience.

Spaces for our 200th show are all but gone so get in-touch asap to reserve a space for a go in the Simulator.

We talk to Jeff about APG and their own HUUUUGE anniversary coming up and those 300th photos.

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Direct download: PTUK_185.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 1:08pm UTC