Join Carlos, Matt, Nev and Armando for this week's programme.
In this week's show one airline celebrates 75 years of cargo operations, an A330 doesn’t want to take off & we take a look at the ultimate paper aeroplane !
In the military Armando shares his personal thoughts on the situation in Afghanistan and he takes some questions from the team and the chat room.
If you want to see what we got up to last month check out these highlights:
Don't forget you can get in touch with us all at :
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Here are the links to the stories we featured this week :
ANA’s A380 Returns To The Skies For Second Honolulu Trip
Ryanair Branded ‘Evil’ For Barring Kiwi.com Passengers From Flights
British regulators clear Aer Lingus for UK-US flights
Alcohol, masks and duct tape in USA!
Teesside Airport to trial hydrogen vehicles
British Airways Retires Its 2012 Olympic Flame Carrying A319
Avion Flight Training Centre opened at London Luton Airport
Delta Cargo celebrates 75 years of flying freight
Turkish Airlines Airbus A330 Rejects Takeoff On Taxiway
PowerUp 4.0 Motorized Paper Airplane Kit Is the Ultimate Childhood Throwback
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Episode 392 - Broken Airliners and Vodka Shots
1:36:37Join Carlos and Matt for this week's programme. In this week's show a Russian firm is trying to sell a broken airliner, an A340 makes a very frosty landing & a UK based airline has a run in with 5 purple balloons.... In the military this week we look at the recent F35 crash & we also have news on Nuclear capable F18's in Germany and we also look at our caption this pic of the week . Don't forget you can get in touch with us all at : WhatsApp +44 757 22 491 66 Email [email protected] or comment in our chatroom on YouTube. Here are the links to the stories we featured this week : British Airways warns it will axe Heathrow flights in dispute over airline charges https://www.walesonline.co.uk/whats-on/travel/british-airways-warns-axe-heathrow-22236476 BBC set to air new aviation series about 'flirty passengers and cabin crews' lifestyles' https://www.list.co.uk/article/131377-bbc-set-to-air-new-aviation-series-about-flirty-passengers-and-cabin-crews-lifestyles/ Slightly damaged’: Russian firm puts crashed SSJ100 on sale online https://www.aerotime.aero/29506-slightly-damaged-russian-firm-puts-crashed-ssj100-on-sale For the first time in history, an Airbus A340 plane has landed on Antarctica. https://edition.cnn.com/travel/article/first-airbus-a340-plane-antarctica-intl-hnk/index.html Luton Airport to change flight paths in safety move with Stansted https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-beds-bucks-herts-59413983 Feeling Festive: easyJet Launches £695 Advent Calendar With Flights https://simpleflying.com/easyjet-free-flights-advent-calendar/ Step back in time to Norwich Airport in the 1980s https://www.eveningnews24.co.uk/lifestyle/heritage/old-photos-of-norwich-airport-in-the-1980s-8498156 Boeing 737 holiday jet in near-miss with ‘five purple balloons’ https://www.euroweeklynews.com/2021/11/22/boeing-737-holiday-jet-in-near-miss-with-five-purple-balloons/ 12 must-have apps to help you survive the holiday travel season https://thepointsguy.com/news/apps-to-survive-the-holiday-travel-season/ Woman hands vodka shots out to passengers when told she can’t take it through security https://cboardinggroup.com/woman-hands-vodka-shots-out-to-passengers-when-told-she-cant-take-it-through-security/ MILITARY British F-35B Crash In The Med Possibly Caused By ‘Rain Cover’ Left On During https://theaviationist.com/2021/11/24/f-35b-crash-cover-possible-cause/ U.S. Navy Sending Salvage Ship, Crew To Help Recover Crashed British F-35B https://news.usni.org/2021/11/24/u-s-navy-sending-salvage-ship-crew-to-help-recover-crashed-british-f-35b Germany ‘Approves’ Nuclear-Capable F/A 18 Super Hornets, EW Aircraft EA-18G Growlers To Modernize Fleet https://eurasiantimes.com/germany-approves-nuclear-capable-f-a-18-super-hornets-ew-aircraft-ea-18g-growlers-to-modernize-fleet-media/?amp Air Force pilot killed and two others injured during 'mishap involving two trainer aircraft' in Texas following string of fatal military accidents https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-10223379/Air-Force-pilot-killed-injured-mishap-involving-two-trainer-aircraft-Texas.html Air Force special operations general visits Japan to gain insight on seaplanes https://www.stripes.com/branches/air_force/2021-11-10/air-force-seaplanes-special-operations-command-japan-3563136.html
Experimental Aviation Special - With Joe Coraggio
1:44:58Join, Armando, Megan & Matt for this week's programme. We have the AMAZING Joe Coraggio joining us to chat about the AirVenture Cup race, experimental aviation, Reno and hopefully we can persuade him to tell us a little about his flying career too! You can find Joe at https://www.rampratracing.com or on Instagram and Facebook @rampratracing Listen to the interview to get the Promo Code specially for the wonderful PTUK podcast for Ramp Rat Racing merchandise. Joe's blog at: https://garaggioaviation.com/ Check out Joe's YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHEddb0ZY9VvhXiFwIdQfZw AirVenture Cup: https://www.airventurecuprace.com/ Check out Episodes 320, 321, 322 for the Bob Mills interview. Don't forget you can get in touch with us all at : WhatsApp +44 757 22 491 66 Email [email protected] or comment in our chatroom on YouTube.
Episode 391 - One heck of a 'States'
1:44:34Join Carlos, Nev and Armando for this week's programme. In this week's show, British Airways and Virgin Atlantic perform a double take off to JFK for the double jabbed, some new information regarding the missing MH370 aircraft and American Airlines has new regional jets that have rows of seats missing. In the military, the UK's Royal Air Force expands its fleet of T-6 Texans and King Air Intelligence aircraft, Gremlins are recovered and a German Hercules takes its maiden flight. Don't forget you can get in touch with us all at : WhatsApp +44 757 22 491 66 Email [email protected] or comment in our chatroom on YouTube.
Episode 390 - Remember Remember the 5th of November
2:00:38Join Carlos, Matt and Armando for this week's programme. In this week's show One airline goes all plastic, one airport introduces some lovely charges & someone finds an engine for Trumps B757 In the military, Wily Coyote hits the streets (he's armed this time); we have Thunderbolts and Elephants; and lots and lots of airplanes protect the G20 World Leader summit. We also catch up with Nev when he attended APG's meet up at Fairoaks a few weeks ago. Don't forget you can get in touch with us all at : WhatsApp +44 757 22 491 66 Email [email protected] or comment in our chatroom on YouTube. Here are the links to the stories we featured this week : COMMERCIAL Alaska Airlines is getting rid of plastic bottles and cups for water https://www.washingtonpost.com/travel/2021/11/03/alaska-airlines-plastic-water-bottles/ https://www.iata.org/en/programs/environment/cabin-waste/ Ryanair introduces digital travel assistant and self-service hub https://www.futuretravelexperience.com/2021/11/ryanair-introduces-digital-travel-assistant-and-self-service-hub/ King Air C90 stall during parachute drop captured by jumpers on camera https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7nZHZFo29k4&ab_channel=MibFC American Airlines reduces flight cancellations but staffing challenges continue to disrupt travel https://www.cnbc.com/2021/11/01/american-airlines-flight-cancellations-and-staffing-challenges-continue.html What is the new drop-off charge at the airport and how to avoid it https://www.mylondon.news/lifestyle/travel/heathrow-what-new-drop-charge-22041459 FAA To Take Regulatory Action Over 5G Altimeter Interference https://www.avweb.com/aviation-news/faa-to-take-regulatory-action-over-5g-interference/ Collins Aerospace wins deal to upgrade BA’s B777 Club World https://www.aircraftinteriorsinternational.com/news/airline-news/collins-aerospace-wins-deal-to-upgrade-bas-b777-club-world.html Emirates starts dismantling A380s with specialist recruited for recycling https://www.flightglobal.com/airlines/emirates-starts-dismantling-a380s-with-specialist-recruited-for-recycling/146184.article Boeing’s 747 Jumbo Jet Era to Close Next October, Buyer Says https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-11-03/boeing-s-747-jumbo-jet-era-to-close-next-october-buyer-says Engine Found: Trump’s Boeing 757 Returns To The Skies After 2 Years https://simpleflying.com/trump-boeing-757-flies-again/ MILITARY PZL Mielec and Sierra Nevada showcase initial MC-145B prototype https://www.flightglobal.com/defence/pzl-mielec-and-sierra-nevada-showcase-initial-mc-145b-prototype/146109.article Typhoons, Predators, P-72A And HH-139s Part Of A Huge Security Operation For G20 Summit In Rome https://theaviationist.com/2021/10/31/g20-security-operation/ Every A-10 Thunderbolt II Of The Maryland Air National Guard Took Part In An ‘Elephant Walk’ At Warfield Air National Guard Base https://theaviationist.com/2021/11/03/md-ang-a10-elephant-walk/
Episode 389 - It'll Buff Out
2:04:17Join Carlos, Matt and Armando for this week's programme. In this week's show Ryanair have issues with tugging, the Russians deliberately fly into volcanic ash, one airline is offering mystery flights out of a vending machine & we find out which airport in the UK is the most Haunted. In the Military there's a demonstration of allied capability and a Harrier is on a runway in the UK once again. It's also the final part to Captain Nick's fascinating chat with Mike Wildeman and we'll be releasing the whole series on YouTube in the coming weeks. Don't forget you can get in touch with us all at : WhatsApp +44 757 22 491 66 Email [email protected] or comment in our chatroom on YouTube. Here are the links to the stories we featured on the show this week : COMMERCIAL PD-14 engine for MC-21 passes landmark volcanic ash exposure test https://www.flightglobal.com/safety/pd-14-engine-for-mc-21-passes-landmark-volcanic-ash-exposure-test/146136.article Ryanair Boeing 737-800 severely damaged during tugging at the maintenance apron of London Stansted Airport https://www.aviation24.be/airlines/ryanair/boeing-737-800-seriously-damaged-during-towing-london-stansted/ DOT Report: American Airlines Flew Unairworthy Aircraft https://www.flyingmag.com/story/news/aa-unairworthy-aircraft/ Emirates announces 6,000 new jobs as airline gears up for surge in travel https://www.walesonline.co.uk/whats-on/travel/emirates-announces-6000-new-jobs-21972813 Japanese carrier Peach Aviation is stocking flights to unknown destinations in vending machines https://www.independent.co.uk/travel/news-and-advice/airline-mystery-flights-vending-machine-b1946051.html Emirates A380 Pilots Vs. Toronto ATC https://onemileatatime.com/news/emirates-a380-pilots-vs-toronto-atc/ EasyJet Opens First Lounge at London Gatwick https://airlinegeeks.com/2021/10/26/easyjet-opens-first-lounge-at-london-gatwick/ Heathrow Airport named in top ten most haunted places in Britain https://www.swlondoner.co.uk/entertainment/27102021-heathrow-airport-named-in-top-ten-most-haunted-places-in-britain/ MORE ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY FUELS APPROVED FOR CESSNA PISTON-POWERED AIRCRAFT https://media.txtav.com/203723-more-environmentally-friendly-fuels-approved-for-cessna-piston-powered-aircraft Boeing Expects 787 Rework To Cost Around $1 Billion https://simpleflying.com/boeing-787-rework-cost/ Breeze Airways Goes Big On A Premium Cabin For Its Airbus A220s https://simpleflying.com/breeze-first-airbus-a220-premium/ MILITARY Marines Land F-35s on Japanese Ship in Demonstration of Allied Capability https://timesofsandiego.com/military/2021/10/23/marines-land-f-35s-on-japanese-ship-in-demonstration-of-allied-capability/ U.S. MC-130J Lands On Highway In Sweden To Unload HIMARS Artillery System During Special Ops Exercise https://theaviationist.com/2021/10/24/mc-130j-himars-gotland/ Air Force Leader Pushing for New Airborne Early Warning Aircraft https://www.nationaldefensemagazine.org/articles/2021/10/25/air-force-leader-pushing-for-new-airborne-early-warning-aircraft Sea Harrier FA.2 Taxiing Under Its Own Power in the UK https://warbirdsnews.com/warbird-restorations/sea-harrier-fa-2-taxiing-under-its-own-power-in-the-uk.html
Episode 388 - A Good PR Needed
1:50:43Join Carlos, Matt, Nev and Armando for this week's programme. In this week's show Some BA passengers spend a rather long time on board an aircraft, Ryanair are accused of blackmail & United Airlines are off to Spain! Well Mallorca anyway. In the military the B-1 Bombers we highlighted last week start moving throughout Europe; The USAF's AC-130 Ghostrider gunship gets a new test laser; and a Royal Australian Navy MH-60 Seahawk ditches thus grounding the whole fleet until the investigation is complete. Don't forget you can get in touch with us all at : WhatsApp +44 757 22 491 66 Email [email protected] or comment in our chatroom on YouTube. Here are the links to the stories we featured this week : COMMERCIAL Ryanair B738 near Tenerife on Oct 11th 2021, engine trouble after flying through volcanic ashes https://www.avherald.com/h?article=4ee9dfe1&opt=0 Travel expert buys every extra in a bid to make flying Ryanair 'first class' https://www.dailymail.co.uk/travel/travel_news/article-10092435/Travel-expert-buys-extra-bid-make-flying-Ryanair-class-experience.html British Airways Passengers Forced to Spend Night on Plane During Epic 22-Hr Diversion https://www.independent.co.uk/travel/news-and-advice/british-airways-flight-diverted-manila-b1936014.html New budget airline Bonza aims to fill gap in Australia routes https://www.theguardian.com/business/2021/oct/12/new-budget-airline-bonza-aims-to-fill-gap-in-australia-routes Ryanair passengers accuse airline of 'blackmail' after being BANNED from flying https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-10083113/Ryanair-passengers-accuse-airline-blackmail-BANNED-flying-refund-row.html Southwest's 'spider web-like' route map is why flights as far as California were canceled due to weather in Florida https://www.businessinsider.com/why-my-southwest-flight-was-canceled-bad-weather-in-florida-2021-10 Boeing 787 Dreamliner has new problem involving titanium parts, report says https://www.foxbusiness.com/lifestyle/boeing-new-defect-787-dreamliner United Airlines Announces Routes to Amman, Mallorca, Bergen, Among Others https://aeroxplorer.com/articles/uniteds-new-routes-are-insane-flights-to-amman-azores-mallorca-and-more.php Hydrogen-powered ATR 72 gets a launch customer https://www.aerotime.aero/29164-hydrogen-powered-atr-72-has-a-launch-customer Sixteen dead after plane carrying parachutists crashes in Russia https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/sixteen-dead-after-plane-carrying-parachutists-crashes-in-russia/ar-AAPkR1B?ocid=msedgntp
Episode 387 - The One Matt NEARLY lost
1:58:34Join Carlos, Nev and Matt for this week's episode. In this week's show some spirit airline passengers smell burning, Matt takes a look at contactless food, and Nev has some exciting news about BA's Big Busses . In the military in the USAF's new replacement for the EC-130 COMPASS CALL makes its inaugural flight (it's a Gulfstream); Boeing's T-7 Jayhawk continues production; Sikorsky UH-60 BLACKHAWKs could be produced in the UK; and finally we see some amazing images and videos from Bones at Fairford and Globemasters Down Under. Captain Nick continues his chat with Mike Wildeman about his incredible flying career.
Episode 386 - A Mixed Bag
2:12:56Join Carlos, Matt Nev and Armando for this week's programme. In this week's show we look at the worlds greatest low cost carriers, one airline makes their A320s idle and Ryanair pop a cork In the military a Boeing 757 will be the testbed for the new Tempest fighter; the Luftwaffe unveils its new A312neo transport; a Us Navy training jet crashes near Dallas Texas and a B-2 Bomber runs off the runway in Missouri. It's the final part of Nik Codling's interview with Elliot Seguin where we ask him 'that' question, Nev concludes his chat with Johnny at Pytch Air. Nev also shares with us the first part of a 3-part special interview with Captain Nick as he catches up with Mike Wildeman - Wow, what a story! You definitely don't want to miss this series! Don't forget you can get in touch with us all at : WhatsApp +44 757 22 491 66 Email [email protected] or comment in our chatroom on YouTube. Here are the links to the stories we featured this week : British Airways 777 pilots wanted in Doha https://onemileatatime.com/news/british-airways-pilots-qatar-airways/ https://www.aerotime.aero/29046-ba-pilots-to-fly-qatar-airways-boeing-777s Commercial airliner modified to be flying lab for 6th-gen Tempest fighter https://newatlas.com/military/commercial-airliner-modified-flying-lab-6th-generation-tempest-fighter/ World's best budget airlines in 2021 ranked https://www.mirror.co.uk/travel/cheap-flights/worlds-best-budget-airlines-2021-25096575 https://www.worldairlineawards.com/worlds-best-low-cost-airlines-2021/ Luftwaffe’s first A321neo unveiled https://www.airway1.com/luftwaffes-first-a321neo-unveiled/ Man convicted of causing public nuisance after gluing himself to British Airways plane https://simpleflying.com/man-who-glued-himself-to-british-airways-embraer-jet-jailed/ https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-london-58678274 https://news.sky.com/story/james-brown-former-paralympian-convicted-of-causing-public-nuisance-after-gluing-himself-to-british-airways-plane-12366560 https://www.mylondon.news/news/south-london-news/extinction-rebellion-vow-hold-vigil-21691824 https://www.standard.co.uk/news/uk/extinction-rebellion-protester-grounds-flight-at-london-city-airport-a4258331.html Military Jet Crashes in Lake Worth Neighborhood, 2 Pilots Injured: Officials https://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local/military-plane-crashes-in-lake-worth-neighborhood-injuries-reported-officials/2746125/ Video from https://www.wafb.com/2021/09/19/military-aircraft-crashes-lake-worth-texas-authorities-say/ Ryanair Returns To Cork: Irish Base To Reopen In December https://simpleflying.com/ryanair-reopens-cork-base/ https://www.corkairport.com/docs/default-source/default-document-library/cork-airport-recovery-scheme-2021-t-amp-c.pdf B-2 bomber crashes in Missouri after in-flight malfunction; none injured https://www.airforcetimes.com/news/your-air-force/2021/09/17/b-2-bomber-crashes-in-missouri-after-in-flight-malfunction-none-injured/ CRJ200 carried out closed-tower take-off despite warning of opposite inbound flight https://www.flightglobal.com/safety/crj200-carried-out-closed-tower-take-off-despite-warning-of-opposite-inbound-flight/145563.article https://avherald.com/h?article=4ed4c68b&opt=0 http://www.caa.co.za/Accidents%20and%20Incidents%20Reports/ZS-ALJ%20and%20ZS-CMG.pdf LATAM to equip A320s with engine-idle descent function https://www.flightglobal.com/strategy/latam-to-equip-a320s-with-fuel-saving-engine-idle-descent-function/145590.article 'Extraordinary' pigs step in to protect Schiphol airport from marauding geese https://www.theregister.com/2021/09/28/pigs_deter_geese_at_schiphol/
Episode 385 - Two's Company
2:10:00Join Matt & Nev for this week's programme. In this week's show: BA have canned their short haul operations out of LGW until further notice, Boeing reportedly investigating empty tequila bottles found on a future Air Force One and a wrong turn took student's PA-28 into approach path of a B737. Armando has a wonderful interview with an aviation photographer from Reno, Nev brings us Part 1 of the Pytch Air series and we continue Nik Codling's interview with test pilot Elliot Seguin in this show. If you want to see what we got up to earlier this year check out these highlights: https://youtu.be/KXASgGW2Wy8 Don't forget you can get in touch with us all at : WhatsApp +44 757 22 491 66 Email [email protected] or comment in our chatroom on YouTube. Here are the links to the stories we featured this week : COMMERCIAL British Airways axes plans to create low-cost subsidiary at Gatwick following union discussions https://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news/107918-union-pulls-out-of-talks-about-british-airways-new-lcc https://www.ft.com/content/f5e19a35-65d5-494c-8a39-6e338a3e848e https://www.headforpoints.com/2021/09/23/confirmed-british-airways-to-close-gatwick/ Ryanair to remove no change fee COVID policy from 1 October https://thepointsguy.co.uk/news/ryanair-new-change-fee/ Demand For U.K.-U.S. Flights Surge After White House Commits To Relax Covid Travel Restrictions https://www.forbes.com/sites/carlieporterfield/2021/09/21/demand-for-uk-us-flights-surge-after-white-house-commits-to-relax-covid-travel-restrictions/ Northern Pacific Chooses 757s for New Transpacific Services https://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/air-transport/2021-09-22/northern-pacific-chooses-757s-new-transpacific-services Criminal indictment imminent for former Boeing 737 MAX chief technical pilot, report says https://www.seattletimes.com/business/boeing-aerospace/criminal-indictment-imminent-for-former-boeing-737-max-chief-technical-pilot-report-says/?utm_source=marketingcloud Boeing reportedly investigating empty tequila bottles found on a future Air Force One https://edition.cnn.com/2021/09/20/business/boeing-air-force-one-tequila/index.html https://www.wsj.com/articles/tequila-bottles-found-on-new-boeing-air-force-one-jet-11631985335# Wrong turn took student's PA-28 into approach path of 737 https://www.flightglobal.com/safety/wrong-turn-took-students-pa-28-into-approach-path-of-737/145582.article General Aviation gets post-Brexit boost from planned reforms including on pilot licences https://www.gov.uk/government/news/general-aviation-gets-post-brexit-boost-from-planned-reforms-including-on-pilot-licences https://www.gov.uk/government/speeches/lord-frost-statement-to-the-house-of-lords-16-september-2021 https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/33/GA%20opportunities%20after%20leaving%20EASA%20(CAP2146).pdf https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/980399/general-aviation-roadmap-spring-2021.pdf Air France Boeing 777 Returns To Beijing After Overpressure In AC Pipe https://avherald.com/h?article=4ed6f04b EMIRATES LAUNCHES FIRST AIRLINE VR APP IN OCULUS STORE https://globetrender.com/2021/09/23/emirates-launches-first-airline-vr-app-oculus-store/#cb-video-overlay https://youtu.be/XovpWIS4vqU
Episode 384 - with Andy & Nik!
1:44:59In this week's show Carlos drones on about maths, Nik talks to us about the logistics of diversions, and Andy teaches us some history! But seriously, we talk about passengers with no seats, hands free bathrooms and how you, dear listener, can go air racing! And we hear from Eliot Seguin in part 2 of his chat with Nik. Don't forget you can get in touch with us all at : WhatsApp +44 757 22 491 66 Email [email protected] or comment in our chatroom on YouTube.