AvTalk - Aviation Podcast

AvTalk - Aviation Podcast

Latest Episodes

AvTalk Episode 63: Sir, you can’t dump that fuel here
August 02, 2019

On this episode of AvTalk, we talk with Joseph Tar Schmidt, a regional airline pilot for a major US carrier. Plus, more MAX headaches for Boeing and the airlines and a HiFly A340 makes a mess in Orlando. Boeing’s 737 MAX problems grow Southwest Airline...

AvTalk Episode 62: Drying Cherries with a Helicopter
July 19, 2019

On this episode of AvTalk, we talk to pilot Maria Langer about what it’s like to dry cherry trees with a helicopter. Also, the 737 MAX will stay grounded even longer and Pakistan reopens its airspace to all commercial flights.

AvTalk Episode 61: La Compagnie co-founder Jean-Charles Perino
July 05, 2019

On this episode of AvTalk, we’re joined by Jean Charles Perino, co-founder of La Compagnie, the all-business class transatlantic airline, for a wide-ranging discussion about the airline and where La Compagnie finds itself within the industry.

AvTalk Episode 60: A Paris Surprise
June 21, 2019

On this episode of AvTalk, aviation journalist John Walton joins us from the Paris Air Show to discuss Airbus’ launch of the A321XLR and the importance of IAG’s order of 200 737 MAX aircraft. We also discuss a recent GPS issue that grounded some flight...

AvTalk Episode 59: From Regional Jet to Space Jet
June 07, 2019

On this episode of AvTalk, Mitsubishi sets its eyes on the CRJ program, we learn more about the Air Astana loss of control incident in Portugal, and Jason and Seth Miller check in from the IATA annual general meeting in Seoul.

AvTalk Episode 58: Flying Nostalgia
May 24, 2019

On this episode of AvTalk, we get an update on the Aeroflot 1492 accident. Southwest makes a deal with their mechanics while American goes to court with theirs. And Chris Sloan from Airways Magazine stops by to chat about his recent trip to Russia to f...

AvTalk Special Episode: A 737 MAX Update
May 17, 2019

On this special episode of AvTalk, we welcome The Air Current editor-in-chief Jon Ostrower as we discuss the status of the Boeing 737 MAX and the compendium of reporting that’s come out in the last few weeks.

AvTalk Episode 57: In an evacuation, leave everything
May 10, 2019

On this episode of AvTalk, we discuss Aeroflot 1492 in Moscow, Miami Air’s runway excursion in Jacksonville, new liveries, and Jason heads to Italy. Next week we’ll have a special extended conversation with The Air Current editor-in-chief Jon Ostrower ...

AvTalk Episode 56: How to land a plane
April 26, 2019

On this episode of AvTalk, Jet Airways halts flights, the FAA lays out its path to re-certification of the 737 MAX, and we sit down for a conversation with pilot and author Mark Vanhoenacker. United’s new livery We recorded prior to the livery’s reveal...

AvTalk Episode 55: The ET302 Preliminary Report
April 12, 2019

On this episode of AvTalk, we discuss the Ethiopian investigators’ preliminary report on the crash of ET302 and Boeing’s efforts to get the MAX back in the air. We’re also joined by our resident numbers expert, Gavin Werbeloff,