AvTalk - Aviation Podcast

AvTalk - Aviation Podcast

Latest Episodes

AvTalk Episode 118: A real aircraft order
July 02, 2021

On this week’s episode, United announces a huge and real aircraft order, the Boeing 777X suffers another setback, and an airline in Alaska seeks to become the Icelandair of the northwest. The big Unit

AvTalk Episode 117: Undesirable Retraction
June 25, 2021

On this episode of AvTalk, Southwest Airlines is getting a new CEO, airlines are running into the great training roadblock, and the 737 MAX still isn’t re-certified in China. Southwest Airlines’ CEO c

AvTalk Episode 116: WTO look there’s China
June 18, 2021

On this episode of AvTalk, the US and EU close the book on their aviation subsidies fight and turn their attention to China. CFM debuts its new RISE engine platform. And Airbus and Cathay Pacific are

AvTalk Episode 115: Is Boom all noise?
June 11, 2021

On this episode of AvTalk, we welcome aerospace journalists John Walton and Jon Ostrower to discuss United Airlines’ order for Boom’s Supersonic Overture jet, and the likelihood of the aircraft ever e

AvTalk Episode 114: Shootin’ the Breeze
June 04, 2021

On this episode of AvTalk, we try to fit in as many Breeze Airways puns as we can as Jason fills us in on the airline’s inaugural flight. We also take stock of the situation in Belarus and see where t

AvTalk Episode 113: Ryanair flight 4978 forced to land in Belarus
May 28, 2021

On this episode of AvTalk, we discuss the forcible diversion of a Ryanair flight from Athens to Vilnius to Minsk, Belarus and the ensuing international response. On 23 May, Ryanair flight 4978 was for

AvTalk Episode 112: They walked away from a mid-air collision
May 21, 2021

On this episode of AvTalk, a Metroliner and SR22 collide over Denver and everyone walks away safely. A Boutique Air flight loses a door. And Boeing fixes the latest issue with the 737 MAX. Metroliner

AvTalk Episode 111: NTSB Investigator Sean Payne, Part 2
May 07, 2021

On this episode of AvTalk, we continue our conversation with NTSB investigator Sean Payne to discuss the NTSB’s most wanted list and their call for crash protected recorders to be installed in all pas

AvTalk Episode 110: NTSB Investigator Sean Payne, Part 1
April 23, 2021

On this episode of AvTalk, we welcome Sean Payne, an investigator with the US National Transportation Safety Board, for the first in a two-part interview. In part one this week, Payne walks us through

AvTalk Episode 109: Meet Frugal the Squirrel
April 09, 2021

On this episode of AvTalk, the densest version of the 737 MAX is certified, a ketchup packet shortage brings us back to a previous espiode, and we talk with Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren about an important bu