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AvTalk Episode 36: Meet the new plane, same as the old plane

7/20/2018
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On this episode of AvTalk, we review the order book from the Farnborough Airshow to see who bought what and how many. Airbus rebrands the C Series, we climb aboard the A330neo for a route proving flight, and two Air China pilots are now out of a job. Airbus welcomes the A220 As the Bombardier [...] Read More →

Duration:00:49:36

AvTalk Episode 35: A Whale of a Time

7/6/2018
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On this episode of AvTalk we break records, we learn more about aircraft leasing with our resident numbers expert Gavin Werbeloff, and Jonathan Khoo joins us to insist he isn’t an avgeek while listing the dozens of lesser-known carriers he’s flown on around the world. Record breaking flights On 29 June, we tracked 202,157 flights [...] Read More →

Duration:00:56:08

AvTalk Episode 34: No Experience Necessary

6/22/2018
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On this episode of AvTalk, the A330neo sets off on a 5 continent adventure, aviation finds its way into the World Cup, and we find out we’re overqualified for a seemingly important aviation job in the UK. Cathay Pacific’s first A350-1000 Cathay Pacific took delivery of their first A350-1000 this week, making it the second [...] Read More →

Duration:00:34:44

AvTalk Episode 33: Parts for Sale, Inquire Within

6/8/2018
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On this episode of AvTalk, the first A380s to fly passengers find out their flying days are over. Heathrow moves one step closer to a third runway. Singapore Airlines officially announces the return of service between Singapore and Newark. And Captain Ken Hoke fills us in on how he gets gas for his airplane. Parts [...] Read More →

Duration:00:49:21

AvTalk Episode 32: Jet Assisted Take Off

5/25/2018
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On this episode of AvTalk, we discuss the aviation incidents that have occurred in the past two weeks and delve into the fortunes of major carries in the Middle East. And we’re joined again by Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren to discuss vintage aviation advertising and… strapping rockets to a Convair? Incident Reports The past two weeks have [...] Read More →

Duration:00:55:54

AvTalk Episode 31: Aviation Uncertainty

5/11/2018
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On this episode of AvTalk, aerospace journalist John Walton joins us for a wide ranging discussion about aircraft and airlines new and old. And we speak with Joe Duval, the chief test pilot at Honeywell Aerospace about what it’s like to fly a 757 with an engine attached to the fuselage and some of the [...] Read More →

Duration:00:48:37

AvTalk Episode 30: Engine Trouble

4/27/2018
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On this episode of AvTalk, we take an in depth look at Southwest flight 1380, including some of the media coverage after the accident. And we talk to Jon Ostrower about the new Emergency Airworthiness Directive requiring inspections of the CFM56-7B engine. We also see how engine issues are affecting the 787-9 and we try [...] Read More →

Duration:00:47:36

AvTalk Episode 29: Alerts, Orders, and Interiors

4/13/2018
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On this episode of AvTalk, Gavin Werbeloff steps in for Jason as we dig into the numbers around some recent aircraft orders. And we send Jason to Hamburg for the Aircraft Interiors Expo. Flights in eastern Mediterranean EASA issued a rapid alert notification for traffic in the eastern Mediterranean / Nicosia FIR. We talk about [...] Read More →

Duration:00:55:13

AvTalk Episode 28: Air India and Qantas Make History

3/30/2018
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On this episode of AvTalk, Air India and Qantas make history and Singapore Airlines takes home the first 787-10. Plus, Ken Hoke is back to fill us in on RVSM airspace. Air India flies to Tel Aviv through Saudi Arabia On 22 March, Air India’s inaugural Delhi-Tel Aviv flight became the first commercial flight to transit Saudi [...] Read More →

Duration:00:36:39

AvTalk Episode 27: Just Don’t Call It a 757

3/16/2018
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In this epsiode, we celebrate 1 year of AvTalk! We talk to aerospace journalist Jon Ostrower about Boeing’s new mid-market airplane, the 10,000th 737 rolls off the production line, and the massive GE9X flies for the first time. Boeing’s NMA We talk with Jon Ostrower to learn more about Boeing’s plan for the NMA, the [...] Read More →

Duration:00:52:12

AvTalk Episode 26: A 767 Full of King Cakes

3/2/2018
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On this episode of AvTalk, we welcome UPS Airlines captain Ken Hoke for an extended conversation about life as a cargo pilot. We also discuss some recent deliveries, certifications, and another recent crash. An Extended Conversation with Captain Ken Hoke Ken Hoke, a captain flying the 757 and 767 for UPS Airlines joins us for [...] Read More →

Duration:00:54:11

AvTalk Episode 25: Saratov Airlines Flight 703

2/16/2018
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On this episode of AvTalk, we get an update on the investigation into the crash of Saratov Airlines flight 703, two airlines suffer engine incidents, we explain why London City Airport closed for a day, and we learn once and for all how to use a Metar. Saratov Airlines flight 703 Saratov Airlines flight 703 [...] Read More →

Duration:00:37:38

AvTalk Episode 24: A Big Win for Bombardier

2/2/2018
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On this episode of AvTalk, we welcome back CNN aviation editor Jon Ostrower to discuss the surprise ruling by the ITC in the Boeing—Bombardier C Series tariff case. We round up some news from the past few weeks and we answer the age old question: how many plumbers does it take to fix a broken [...] Read More →

Duration:00:43:53

AvTalk Episode 23: Ground Stop

1/19/2018
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On this episode of AvTalk we recap the meltdown at JFK Airport in New York after a blizzard that forced some flights to wait over 7 hours for a gate. A 737 tries to go swimming in the Black Sea. We review the 2017 Airbus and Boeing delivery numbers. And we remember a few moments [...] Read More →

Duration:00:32:35

AvTalk Episode 22: AvTalk Revisited: Selected Interviews from 2017

1/5/2018
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Happy new year from AvTalk! We’ll be back in 2 weeks with our first new episode of the year. In this episode, we revisit three interviews from our earlier episodes that really stood out to us. 225,000 pounds of ketchup First up is Andrew Poure, who filled us in on the world of cargo airlines [...] Read More →

Duration:01:09:52

AvTalk Episode 21: 2017 Aviation Year in Review

12/22/2017
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On this episode of AvTalk, we look back at 2017 for an aviation year in review and look forward to what may happen in 2018. Editor’s note: we recorded this episode prior to news of a possible Boeing acquisition of Embraer breaking. This is surely now at the top of the list of things to [...] Read More →

Duration:00:33:51

AvTalk Episode 20: A Look Inside Flightradar24

12/8/2017
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On this episode of AvTalk, we head to Stockholm to go inside Flightradar24. We sit down with co-founder Mikael Robertsson to learn how FR24 got started, and we talk to chief technology officer, Sean Atkinson to learn more about how FR24 works. We also check-in on a volcano in Bali, the world’s largest turboprop aircraft, [...] Read More →

Duration:00:34:04

AvTalk Episode 19: They Bought How Many Planes!?

11/24/2017
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On this episode of AvTalk, we welcome back Seth Miller to discuss his recent adventures on a variety of Japanese low-cost carriers and his flight on the COMAC ARJ 21. He also fills us in on the status of Operation Puerto Rico Care Lift and the upcoming Operation Gift Lift. And we recap the massive [...] Read More →

Duration:00:47:26

AvTalk Episode 17: The C Series Double Take

10/27/2017
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On this episode of AvTalk, we sit down with Jon Ostrower, CNN’s aviation editor, for an extended conversation about the recent Airbus and Bombardier C Series news. Jason makes a quick trip to France for the A330neo’s first flight, we go around for one last pass at Air Berlin, and we run through some news [...] Read More →

Duration:00:52:46

AvTalk Episode 16: Uncontained Failure

10/13/2017
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On this episode of AvTalk, Jason finally gets to fly the Bombardier C Series, we say goodbye to Monarch Airlines, get an update on the Air France A380 that suffered an engine failure over Greenland, and find out how Loon balloons might soon be helping the people of Puerto Rico recover from Hurricane Maria. Trouble [...] Read More →

Duration:00:46:02