Seaplanes and floatplanes, what is the difference? We talk to Dan Bolton, otherwise known as That Mallard Guy, who has arguably one of the best flying jobs in the world, flying seaplanes into one of the most beautiful places on the planet.
D'autres épisodes de "Xtended"
Ep.121 – Tornado with John NicholTim is joined by John Nichol. During 15 years’ service in the Royal Air Force John Nichol flew Tornadoes in both the Air Defence and Ground Attack roles. On active duty during the first Gulf War in 1991 he was shot down on the first low-level, daylight raid of the conflict.
Ep.120 – CIA Station D, Area 51We are joined by author and Area 51 expert TD Barnes.We hear from TD on secret aviation developments, spy planes and how security was managed in such a highly sensitive environment.
Ep.119 – Flt Lt Kathy MortenWith International Women In Engineering day on June 23rd we are absolutely delighted to welcome Kathy Morten to the show. Kathy is a Royal Air Force officer with a Masters Degree in Aeronautical Engineering and shares her experience on military engineering careers and her pathway to her current role working with the mighty #TeamChinook.
Ep.118 – That Mallard GuySeaplanes and floatplanes, what is the difference? We talk to Dan Bolton, otherwise known as That Mallard Guy, who has arguably one of the best flying jobs in the world, flying seaplanes into one of the most beautiful places on the planet.
Ep.117 – Skunk WorksWe talk to James C Goodall (USAF Retired) about his latest book ’75 Years of the Lockheed Martin Skunk Works’. Jim relates his source for the book from Area 51 and the Skunk Works and brings fascinating stories to life.
Ep.116 – Restoration Force & the CockpiteersWe talk to Gavin Hoffen about his new book 'Restoration Force' which features the often unseen and sometimes secretive world of cockpit restoration projects. We find out why and how these are accomplished, along with the outcomes these enthusiasts hope to achieve.
Ep.115 – Defence ReviewEllie, Tim and Pieter discuss the latest UK defence review and its impact on air assets. There is a fascinating discussion around the strategic direction of air power and where it will evolve to using manned flight and unmanned technologies like combat drones.
Ep.114 – Korean Air War with Michael NapierWe are joined by retired fast jet and airline pilot and internationally acclaimed author Michael Napier to talk about his latest book 'Korean Air War – Sabres, Migs and Meteors 1950-1953'.
Ep.113 – Katy Lee and Pilots TogetherWe are joined by airline pilot Katy Lee who takes us through her career from training to flying the Boeing 737NG. The current pandemic has affected the sector more than many others and Katy tells us about the fantastic work being done by the charity Pilots Together.
Ep.112 – Brian ‘Casmo’ Harris US ArmyWe are joined by Major Brian 'Casmo', Harris who has over 22 years service as an US Army Officer and Warrant Officer. After five years as an Armor / Cavalry officer as an M1 Tank and 120mm Mortar Platoon Leader, Brian has spent over 18 years as an Aviation officer with over 2,200 hours flying the OH-58D Kiowa Warrior and AH-64D/E Apache.