Plane Talking UK's Podcast (aviation)

Join Carlos, Matt, The APG Crew and a very special LIVE audience for this week's show which was live from Pittsburgh.

In this week's episode it was another bad week of PR for one American Carrier, we talk the 'Best Airline Customer Service' and an 'Electronics Travel Ban' looks like it could be a real possibility for flights from Europe to the USA.

Wow it's been an incredible few days here in Pittsburgh and we've got some great content to share with you in the coming months.

Direct download: PTUK_164.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 10:00am UTC

Join Carlos, Matt, Eoin, Don Sebastian, Nick Taylor, Paul Kendrick and our very special guest Karlene Petitt for an epic episode of the show.

In this episode we discuss the sad demise of a national flag carrier, China unveils it's own rival to the big Aerospace Manufacturers and an American Aerospace manufacturer celebrates a big order.

Don Sebastian walks us through a typical day in the office as he appraises a couple of aircraft for a potential customer.

Karlene Petitt talks to us about her love of Aviation and walks us through some of the great novels she's written; she also lets us in on some new projects she has in the pipeline.

Pilot Pip shares with us what takes place once the pilots are at cruise altitude.

Paul and Nick introduce us to their incredible new project that's based in London. To find out more about what they're up to, click on the links below :

https://london.flightexperience.co.uk/
http://www.groundschoollondon.com/

A really special show to be have been a part of this week, thanks to everyone who was involved both on the show and in the chatroom.

Direct download: PTUK_163.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 2:53pm UTC

Join Carlos, Matt, The Maine Man Micah and Captain Nick for this week's show.

 

In this episode we discuss 'that' story again as a settlement is agreed with the airline, one low cost carrier is looking for the finest 'tech' brains and London to Perth non-stop becomes a reality.

 

Pip takes his seat on the other side of the cockpit door as he discusses Luton Airport and it's upgrade plan in his latest 'Plane Safety' segment.

 

In the Military the Black Hawk Crew inspire students when they visit their school and the 'Early Bird' ticket sales for RIAT close earlier than published due to strong demand. 

 

There's much talk about Pittsburgh as our trip grows ever closer.

Direct download: PTUK_162.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 2:13pm UTC

Join Carlos, Matt and Matt as they discuss the big aviation related stories that matter to you (the passenger) of the week.

In this episode we discuss an interesting concept of the car / plane combo, passenger bumping hits the headlines again this time with a low cost airline (no, not that one) and the 'printing' of spare parts becomes a reality.

In the military there's more coastal buzzing by foreign military and some F35's make their home here in the UK.

We also talk to Matt Caton (our tee-shirt model) about a couple of interesting experiences he's had recently involving his honeymoon.

Direct download: PTUK_161.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 11:08am UTC

Join Carlos, Matt, Pilot Pip and Eoin for a very busy show.

 

In today's episode we discuss that huge story which even those living under a stone know all about involving overbooked flights, Stansted opens a new office for one giant aircraft and the first 737 Max 9 prepares for it's maiden voyage.

 

We also play a couple of great interviews that we took at London's Heathrow Airport with Adam Spink - Such a great day!

 

If you'd like to watch the show, why not take yourself to http://www.youtube.com/c/planetalkinguk

Direct download: PTUK_160.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 10:00am UTC

Join Carlos, Matt and the MaineMan Micah for this week's show.

In today's episode we discuss more toys being thrown out of one low cost carrier's pram over BREXIT, drones are in the news again as one flies very close to one Asian carrier and we celebrate 50 years of the Boeing 737.

In the military we talk new helicopters for the RAF and new ejector seat plans are in the works.

Captain Al and Josh discuss flying to the states and we read some great feedback regarding Matt and Eoin's trip to Toulouse.

Lots of interesting trips and visits ahead in the next couple of weeks so keep your eyes peeled on our social media feeds for all the latest on the show.

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Direct download: PTUK_159.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 10:00am UTC

Join Carlos, Matt and Eoin for a very packed show of Aviation tom-foolery.

In this week's show we talk about the sad news of a pilot being taken ill during final approach, record departure figures are expected for one Luton based low cost carrier and some distressing footage emerges from the Peru runway incident - everyone was ok though.

Matt went to Toulouse on his pre-Pittsburgh test flight and Matt and Eoin share their different experiences of travelling with a nervous passenger.

It's been one hell of a three days for Matt!

Direct download: Plane_Talking_UK_Podcast_Episode_158.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 10:00am UTC

Join Carlos, Nev and Matt as they take a look through the world of aviation.

In an episode that appears to be sponsored by a low cost carrier and the British flag carrier we discuss a new low cost UK carrier, outrage as an airline's website goes offline for maintenance during a sale and there's a refit on the cards for the A380.

We get some feedback from the Virgin Lounge at Melbourne Airport.

It's a sad day in the world of Military as Lossiemouth lose their Tornado Squadron.

Why not catch the live show if you can - We usually record the show on a Friday evening at 19:00 UCT LIVE via YouTube with a great bunch of people all chipping in via the chatroom. Take yourself to http://www.youtube.com/c/planetalkinguk/live.

Your feedback is always appreciated; you can send this in to us via podcast@planetalkinguk.com.

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Direct download: PTUK_157.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 10:00am UTC

Join Carlos, Matt, Al, Pip and Mila for their latest trawl through the news stories of the week.

In this episode we discuss the Uber of the aviation world, unhappy passengers kick up a storm over snow cancellations and one ground handling crew has some questions to answer over passenger luggage.

We're treated to some great feedback from Jenny in Rome and some of the lineup for RIAT is announced.

If you haven't done so already, why not treat your ears to a great listen with the Plane Safety Podcast hosted by our resident flight expert Pilot Pip. - http://www.planesafetypodcast.com.

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Direct download: PTUK_156.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 10:00am UTC

Join Carlos, Matt and Adrian as they take their weekly trawl through the big aviation news of the week.

In today's show we discuss double beds in for one airline, our national treasure of an airline reduces it's seat pitch to much furore and an investigation is launched at one airline as an allegation is lodged over a pilot participating in the 'pre-flight' safety demonstration.

Pilot Pip discusses the rather raw subject in light of French Air Traffic Control strikes of Diversions.

In the military we're talking custom paint jobs for fighter jets and there's talk of Osprey's being fitted with Rocket Guns. A link to one story sent in to us by one of our awesome listeners HAS to be seen to be believed with the F35 Fighter :

http://www.esquire.com/news-politics/politics/news/a53734/f-35-thunderstorm/?src=social-email

We talk to Adrian about his recent acquisition and his path to obtaining his PPL.

Why not send in your feedback or stories you'd like us to cover in to us at podcast@planetalkinguk.com.

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Direct download: PTUK155.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 10:00am UTC