Feb 9, 2020
Join Matt, Armando and Micah for today's programme.
In this episode we learn that 3 dead / 180 people hurt as a jet skids off the runway in Istanbul, Abu Dhabi's long-troubled carrier Etihad sells 38 jets for $1b and a struggling Cathay Pacific takes shocking measures to protect it's financial security during the Coronavirus.
Captain John Hutchinson reveals that while Concorde is a much loved aircraft now, back in 1975/76 it was considered very much a poisoned chalice for BOAC. We also have listener feedback from James Taylor and Allan Loveday.
In the Military US Special Operations plans to buy 75 light attack aircraft for Armed Overwatch and the RAF welcomes first Poseidon to Kinloss base.
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