Nov 29, 2020
Join Carlos, Matt, and Nev for this week's show!
During some recent filming with the A320 guys in a Simulator in Cambridge Matt and Andy put Nev through his paces with a single engine failure during take-off. You can take a look at how he got on here : https://youtu.be/kJKZWL8uNkU
In today's show there's an incident in Spain involving everyone's favourite UK legacy carrier in the same week they sell off the family silver, one airline is offering a free layover hotel if you fly with them and it's time to get comfortable as one German carrier offers lay-flat beds in economy.
In the military we get an update on the Fatal F-16CM Crash at Shaw AFB and the Italian Army says goodbye to their faithful Huey's.
It's the final part of our chat with Neil Cloughley of Faradair and in this week's Plane Truth Tony S has his question answered by Captain Al.
Here are the links to the stories we featured this week :
BRITISH AIRWAYS BOEING 747 CATCHES FIRE IN SPAIN https://samchui.com/2020/11/23/stored-british-airways-b747-catches-fire-in-spain/#.X8EdoGgzZPY
RYANAIR WILL NOT REQUIRE PROOF OF VACCINE FOR EUROPEAN FLIGHTS https://www.newstalk.com/news/coronavirus-vaccine-requirement-not-really-relevant-for-short-haul-flights-ryanair-ceo-1110912
WIZZ AIR UNHAPPY THAT UNUSED GATWICK SLOTS REMAIN BLOCKED
ALASKA TO SWAP AIRBUS A320S FOR BOEING 737 MAX https://www.flightglobal.com/fleets/alaska-to-swap-airbus-a320s-for-boeing-737-max/141253.article
AND NOW, FROM WATERSIDE - IT’S THE SALE OF THE CENTURY! https://www.headforpoints.com/2020/11/23/british-airways-selling-first-class-crockery-and-bedding/
Everything was available for sale here - https://www.whatabuy.co.uk/british-airways
EMIRATES OFFERS A FREE HOTEL STAY WITH YOUR DUBAI LAYOVER
LUFTHANSA IS TRIALLING SLEEPER SEATS IN ECONOMY https://www.independent.co.uk/travel/news-and-advice/lufthansa-sleeper-seats-economy-b1761688.html
THE JAPAN AIR SELF-DEFENSE FORCE RETIRES ITS LAST F-4EJ PHANTOM FIGHTERS AFTER 48 YEARS OF SERVICE https://theaviationist.com/2020/11/24/the-japan-air-self-defense-force-retires-its-last-f-4ej-phantom-fighters-after-48-years-of-service/
If you want to know more about that check out Episode 309 Military Story 3 a great episode with Captains Nick and Al which was also the last show we had with anyone other than Matt in the studio! - https://youtu.be/SjMRpuvXrLE?t=6940
FAREWELL HUEY! THE ITALIAN ARMY BEGINS TO SLOWLY RETIRE THE
AB-205 AFTER MORE THAN 50 YEARS OF SERVICE
HOW THE WORLD’S AIR FORCES CAME TO THE RESCUE IN TROUBLED
AN F-35A DROPPED AN INERT B61-12 NUCLEAR BOMB DURING SUPERSONIC FLIGHT FOR THE FIRST TIME https://theaviationist.com/2020/11/25/an-f-35a-dropped-an-inert-b61-12-nuclear-bomb-during-supersonic-flight-for-the-first-time/