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Ian Petchenik

Ian Petchenik

Ian Petchenik’s love of aviation began at an early age growing up next to Chicago’s O’Hare Airport. As Flightradar24’s director of communications and co-host of the AvTalk podcast Ian now gets to share that passion for aviation with millions of Flightradar24 users and listeners around the world.
On this episode of AvTalk, CNBC airline reporter Leslie Josephs returns to update us on the the latest in JetBlue’s battle to take over…
Make beer, not war. That was the simple message written by a Polish pilot flying out of Poznań this weekend. The pilot of the…
On this episode of AvTalk, a passenger lands a Cessna 208 Caravan in Florida after the pilot becomes incapacitated. Republic wants a change in…
A passenger with no flight training safely landed a Cessna 208 Caravan in Palm Beach after the pilot became incapacitated during the flight. The…
On this episode of AvTalk, Qantas orders its Project Sunrise fleet from Airbus, Spirit Airlines says no to JetBlue, and Airbus releases its first…
Each month we send out complete ADS-B receiver kits that include an ADS-B receiver, antennas, and all necessary cabling to qualified hosts to help increase flight…
Qantas placed orders for 12 specially modified Airbus A350-1000s this week to serve as its Project Sunrise fleet. The airline will launch non-stop flights…
With more than 30,000 ADS-B receivers connected to Flightradar24, we maintain the largest receiver network in the world. But we’re always looking for additional…
On this week’s episode of AvTalk, a confidential report hypothesizes cigarettes and leaking oxygen brought down EgyptAir flight 804, French investigators provide an update…
On this episode of AvTalk, the US transport mask mandate is struck down, Chinese investigators offer an update on MU5735, and if recent events…