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Plane Talking UK's Podcast


Carlos, Nev, Armando and Matt bring you a weekly Podcast that will focus on the Commercial and Military Aviation news relating to us long suffering members of the general public.

Aug 20, 2023

Join Carlos, Matt, Nev and a virtual Armando for this week's episode!

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Here are the links to the stories we featured this week :

COMMERCIAL

Virgin Galactic launches first tourist flight to space
https://www.cnbc.com/2023/08/10/watch-livestream-virgin-galactic-launches-galactic-02-spaceflight.html

Couple 'horrified' at £110 Ryanair check-in fee
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-66500479

FAA Launches Probe Into Near Collision Involving Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 & Cessna Citation
https://simpleflying.com/faa-near-collision-southwest-airlines-boeing-737-cessna-citation/

FAA Advocates for enhanced safety measures in aircraft seats
https://www.airlinerwatch.com/2023/08/Study-Uncovers-Severe-Injuries-from-Standard-Lap-Belts.html

Congress may let jet owners like Elon Musk block flight info
https://www.axios.com/2023/08/11/private-plane-infromation-musk-congress-faa

Mount Etna eruption leads to flight cancellations at Sicily’s Catania airport
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2023/aug/15/mount-etna-eruption-volcano-sicily-catania-airport-closure-volcanic-ash-cloud-flight-cancellations

Daher partners with Recreational Aviation Foundation to help maintain backcountry airstrips
https://generalaviationnews.com/2023/08/05/daher-partners-with-recreational-aviation-foundation-to-help-maintain-backcountry-airstrips/

Overweight passenger gets stuck in First-Class seat on a British Airways flight
https://airlive.net/news/2023/08/13/overweight-passenger-gets-stuck-in-first-class-seat-on-a-british-airways-flight/

Airshare Signs Letter of Intent for Wheels Up Aircraft Management Business
https://finance.yahoo.com/news/airshare-signs-letter-intent-wheels-140700920.html

MILITARY

Military aircraft bring the “boom” during Northern Lightning this month
https://www.wbay.com/2023/08/02/military-aircraft-bring-boom-during-northern-lightning-this-month/

National Museum of The USAF Welcomes PT-17 to Its Collection
https://warbirdsnews.com/aviation-museum-news/national-museum-of-the-usaf-welcomes-pt-17-to-its-collection.html

Two Eject From MiG-23 At Michigan Airshow
https://www.avweb.com/aviation-news/two-eject-from-mig-23-at-michigan-airshow/

C-130s are getting World War II-style makeovers for next year’s D-Day anniversary
https://taskandpurpose.com/history/c-130s-world-war-ii-d-day-paint/