Episode 336 - Wait, we're live?!


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In this week's show there is a shocking announcement from NATS involving their current batch of trainees, an inquiry into a Shetland helicopter crash says the crew would have failed the training exam and the fate of another fleet of A380s is being decided next week. In the military the UK Ministry of Deference May not purchase as many F-35s as originally planned and the US Air Force acknowledges the rapid development and testing of a new clean sheet fighter aircraft. Ian Palmer continues his enlightening chat with Captain Nick and Dan Holly and Captain Al join Matt for a weather themed Plane Truth.

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Here are the links to the stories we featured this week :


Lufthansa Set To Decide On A380 Fate Next Week https://simpleflying.com/lufthansa-a380-fate/

Video shows passenger push airline employee who falls https://www.kiro7.com/news/local/video-shows-passenger-push-airline-employee-who-falls/LKEV6H2VEFDOBK7FBR2ZTPJK44/

Air-Traffic Control Trainees Tod: Course Over, Job Ended https://www.independent.co.uk/travel/news-and-advice/air-traffic-control-trainee-nats-redundant-b447250.html

How Fuel Contamination Threatens Grounded Aircraft https://www.aviationpros.com/gse/fueling-equipment-accessories/quality-control/article/21149610/how-fuel-contamination-threatens-grounded-aircraft

ATR flies first new-build 72-600 freighter for FedEx https://www.flightglobal.com/air-transport/atr-flies-first-new-build-72-600-freighter-for-fedex/140196.article

Boeing's 'culture of concealment' to blame for 737 crashes https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-54174223?intlink_from_url=https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/topics/c4e8zkykmg4t/aviation-safety&link_location=live-reporting-story

Shetland Super Puma crash: Crew 'would have failed training exam' https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-north-east-orkney-shetland-54116035?intlink_from_url=https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/topics/c2n5vpdv320t/aviation-accidents-and-incidents&link_location=live-reporting-story

Illustrated book The Etiquette of Flight pokes fun at awful airline passengers https://www.creativeboom.com/features/the-etiquette-of-flight/


Storm Clouds Gather Over F-35B Lightning As United Kingdom Prepares Defense Review https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/36468/storm-clouds-gather-over-f-35b-lightning-as-united-kingdom-prepares-defense-review

The Air Force Secretly Designed, Built, and Flew a Brand-New Fighter Jet https://www.popularmechanics.com/military/aviation/a34030586/air-force-secret-new-fighter-jet/

Futuristic V-280 Not Advanced Enough to Replace the Osprey: AFSOC Commander https://www.military.com/daily-news/2020/09/16/futuristic-v-280-not-advanced-enough-replace-osprey-afsoc-commander.html

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