On this episode of AvTalk, we have a lot of news to catch up on after last week’s episode solely focused on Boeing’s future. And Ian and Jason preview an avgeek trivia game that you can play on the show! If you’d like to play on next week’s show, send us an email.
P-63 King Cobra collides with B-17G at Wings over Dallas
A single seat P-63 King Cobra collided with a B-17G during a World War II aircraft display at the Wings over Dallas airshow last weekend. The NTSB is currently investigating and will issue a preliminary report in 4-6 weeks.
Precision Air ATR overruns into Lake Victoria
Last week a Precision Air ATR 42-500 crashed into Lake Victoria just short of the runway in Bukoba.
Sriwijaya Air flight 182 final report released
Sriwijaya Air flight 182 was a Boeing 737-500 operating from Jakarta to Pontianak that crashed not long after takeoff from Jakarta. This week, Indonesia authorities released their final report on the accident.
United puts its money where its SAF is
United Airlines Ventures is investing in a sustainable aviation fuel refinery to be built in Oregon. The refinery is scheduled to come online in 2026 and produce up to 50,000 barrels of SAF a day.
DOT claws back $600 million for passengers
The US Department of Transportation issued rulings and fines to multiple airlines resulting in $600 million in refunds to passengers and $2 million in fines. The airlines had delayed or refused passengers refunds to which they were entitled.
Would you like to play a game?
We’re starting a new game and you could be the first to play on the podcast! Listen to Ian surprise Jason with avgeek trivia on this week’s episode and then email us for your chance to play on an upcoming episode.
Orders, routes, and fleet decisions
Lessors and airlines are bulking up their order books, some interesting and not-so-interesting new routes, and one airline is ready spend some money to save some money.
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