Jun 21, 2020
Join Carlos, Nev, Matt and Armando for this week's episode of
the UK's Number One Aviation Podcast.
We introduce a new segment "The Plane Truth" with Captain Al. This show's topic is: Is Airplane Air Safe? Recycled Air and HEPA filters.
In this show we find out about the latest news from Boeing regarding the MAX, an unusual alliance between BA and everyone's favourite low cost airlines form to take on the government and Istanbul launches it's reign as Europe's largest airport with 3 simultaneous take-offs.
In the military the wreckage Of The F-15C Eagle That Crashed Off The coast of the UK has Been Found and the US Airforce announces it's options for private air refuelling companies.
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We spoke about Aerobility this week :
The link to the virtual airshow is : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z1HnzvVoSZw
Here are the links to the stories we featured this week :
Boeing aims for key 737 MAX certification flight in late June
Senate bill aims to improve aircraft certification after 737 MAX crashes
Exclusive: U.S. senators draft plan to reform new plane design approvals after 737 MAX crashes
BA, easyJet and Ryanair launch legal action over govt's quarantine policy
Airlines ban alcohol on planes in response to Covid-19
Planes wedged together after collision at Aberdeen Airport https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-north-east-orkney-shetland-53076806
The video is here :
Wizz Air continues aggressive expansion with three new bases https://www.aerotime.aero/rytis.beresnevicius/25235-wizz-air-new-bases-expansion-june-18?utm_source=linkedin&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=wizz+air
British Airways comes up trumps with Executive Club status extensions
Qantas to retire final 2 Boeing 747s this month https://thepointsguy.com/news/qantas-final-747-retirements/
Qantas cancels all international flights until October https://ukaviation.news/qantas-cancels-all-international-flights-until-october/
EasyJet agrees five-year deferral on 24 Airbus aircraft https://www.flightglobal.com/fleets/easyjet-agrees-five-year-deferral-on-24-airbus-aircraft/138853.article
Three Simultaneous Takeoffs Begin Istanbul’s Reign As Europe’s Largest Airport, Now With A New Runway https://www.forbes.com/sites/willhorton1/2020/06/15/three-simultaneous-takeoffs-begin-istanbuls-reign-as-europes-largest-airport-now-with-a-new-runway/#66d86c072e57
Kit out your MS Flight Sim cockpit with Thrustmaster's new range of Airbus controllers
Garuda Indonesia says flight attendants will forgo masks so passengers can see if they’re smiling or frowning https://malaysia.news.yahoo.com/garuda-indonesia-says-flight-attendants-071411704.html
British Airways moves to inflight meal boxes https://www.executivetraveller.com/news/ba-boxed-meals
North Sea US jet crash: Pilot found dead https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-suffolk-53051055
Air Force Is Looking At Using Magnetic Fields To Navigate Instead Of GPS And Flight Testing It On F-16s https://www.forbes.com/sites/erictegler/2020/06/12/air-force-gps-magnetic-fields-navigation-f-16/#773c45e26818
UK’s F-35B 617 Squadron “Dambusters” Aboard HMS Queen Elizabeth
Air Force Says These Are Its Options For Hiring Private Aerial Refueling Companies