Episode 337 - LOVEPTUK

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Join Carlos, Matt, Armando and Brian Coleman for this week's show. In this week's show we learn the last ever A380 has been assembled, the A321 flying from the US to the UK is unveiled and a time when most airlines are retiring their passenger 747's, one airline is refurbishing theirs. In the military a vintage WWII B-25 Mitchell makes a forced landing in California and we learn that the U-2 will be a regular tenant at the famous RAF Fairford. Captain Nick is in conversation with Ian Palmer as he talks candidly in part three about his battle with alcohol and we go slightly off-topic as Captain Al and Matt talk to Weather forecaster Dan Holley about his unusual hobby of storm chasing. Search social media for 'PlaneTalkingUK' Whatsapp Number - +44 757 22 491 66 Email - podcast@planetalkinguk.com Website - www.planetalkinguk.com Search Twitter for : Captain Al - @airbus_al Dan Holley - @danholley_ Brian mentioned during the show that he is producing quirky fabric face coverings and that he's donating all the proceeds to a Pasadena Women's Shelter (he's already donated over $300). If you'd like to order some take yourself to https://www.tabfabric.com and make sure you enter the code of LOVEPTUK at checkout for a special discount! Here are the links to the stories we featured this week : COMMERCIAL The last A380 to be built is complete https://simpleflying.com/final-airbus-a380-assembled/ Airline in Italy came up with a clever coronavirus strategy to make flying safer https://apple.news/AFCuhWDllTRq7W_bZ1qOnOw New JetBlue A321 unveiled that will be the first to fly from the US to the UK for the Airline https://thepointsguy.co.uk/news/jetblue-streamers-tail-london-airbus-a321lr/ GA Pilots able to land at one of Australia's busiest airports https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2020/sep/23/the-little-planes-that-could-sydney-airport-opens-up-to-hobby-pilots-during-pandemic Airline workers have lower rates of COVID-19 than the general population — and airline CEOs say it's proof that flying is safe https://www.businessinsider.com/airline-workers-covid-rates-is-flying-safe-2020-9?fbclid=IwAR3PJH3u14SIPFxuZOjq3isXlPEYEEj5YVP4Rir_yzJBc5tHmWooMRHogrw Another (Green) Electric aircraft coming soon https://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/air-transport/2020-09-23/heart-unveils-electric-propulsion-system-es-19-airliner Iran Air Refurbishes One Of Its Boeing 747s https://simpleflying.com/iran-air-refurbished-boeing-747/amp/ We need to be re-born on a plane FREE flights Egypt AIr https://www.gizmodo.com.au/2020/09/baby-born-on-flight-to-london-gets-lifetime-ticket-from-airline/ Qantas selling off B747 drinks cart's inc Booze https://www.executivetraveller.com/news/qantas-boeing-747-bar-drinks-cart MILITARY Three wounded in B-25 “Old Glory” crash in California https://www.worldwarbirdnews.com/2020/09/20/three-wounded-in-b-25-old-glory-crash-in-california/ U-2's are moving to Fairford! https://dragonladytoday.com/2020/09/24/arctic-dragons-make-fairford-their-home/?fbclid=IwAR36mn77J4N8IgtH1FyULjPpMb401u766011e2PIlDr64OOEjC48sCG7C0I A Russian Aerospace Forces Su-35S Flanker fighter jet reportedly gunned down a Su-30 Flanker during a recent close-air-combat training mishap. https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/36684/russian-flanker-fighter-reportedly-downs-another-with-its-cannon-by-accident Major military exercises taking place off Scotland https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/amp/uk-scotland-highlands-islands-54264399

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