Jul 5, 2020
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On this week's show there's good news as Virgin Australia announce they've found a buyer, EasyJet release plans to close 3 of their operating bases and 737 MAX schedule Certification Test flights that start early next week.
In the military the Blue angels C-130 pilots are in the UK honing up the new fat Albert aircraft and The Osprey Tiltrotor Officially Joins the U.S. Navy.
Nev shares with us his experiences as he takes his first flight since lockdown began and Matt talks to Captain Al about 'Bird Strikes'.
We also announced our competition where you could win £150 to spend in the Plane Reclaimers Online Shop.
Here are the links to the stories we featured this week :
VIRGIN AUSTRALIA BOUGHT BY US PRIVATE EQUITY GROUP BAIN CAPITAL
RYANAIR INVESTIGATES PILOT WHO FLIES WITH A RUBBER CHICKEN IN THE COCKPIT
EASYJET TO CLOSE HALF OF ITS LONDON BASES
BOEING 737 MAX’S RECERTIFICATION FLIGHTS END AFTER JUST 10 HOURS
NORWEGIAN SCRUBS $5.5BILLION ORDER FOR BOEING JETS
BA FINALLY TAKING DELIVERY OF 787-10
SKYWEST AND MESA AIRLINES POSTED PROFITS LAST QUARTER
HOLIDAY FLIGHTS TO SUN BACK ON FROM NORWICH AIRPORT AFTER AIRLINES RESUME ROUTES
VIRTUAL AIRCRAFT TROLLEY WITH TOUCH-FREE PAYMENTS TO ROLL OUT
AMERICAN SET TO FLY FLIGHTS AT FULL CAPACITY FROM JULY 1ST
CHINA AIRLINES’ NEWEST A330 ROUTE DOESN’T LEAVE THE AIRPORT
ALASKA AIRLINES IS GIVING OUT YELLOW CARDS https://www.mercurynews.com/2020/07/01/alaska-airlines-will-give-yellow-card-to-passengers-without-masks/
PASSENGERS ARE LYING
COVID TESTING CENTRES LAUNCH AT FRANKFURT AIRPORT https://simpleflying.com/lufthansa-frankfurt-covid-testing/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=daily&utm_campaign=30062020
MILITARY BLUE ANGELS C-130 PILOTS ARE IN THE UK LICKING UP THE NEW FAT ALBERT AIRCRAFT https://theaviationist.com/2020/06/30/ladies-and-gentlemen-heres-the-first-photo-of-the-blue-angels-new-fat-albert/
USAF'S LAST 'SPOOKY' GUNSHIP HEADS TO THE BONEYARD https://www.popularmechanics.com/military/aviation/a33000578/ac-130u-spooky-retire/
THE OSPREY TILTROTOR OFFICIALLY JOINS THE U.S. NAVY https://www.popularmechanics.com/military/aviation/a32959642/osprey-tiltrotor-us-navy/
NATIONAL GUARD CHOPPER LIFTS 'INTO THE WILD' BUS OUT OF ALASKAN WILDERNESS
RAF ARE HIRING CABIN CREW FOR THE VOYAGER AIRCRAFT https://www.raf.mod.uk/recruitment/roles/roles-finder/logistics/air-ground-steward