On this episode of AvTalk, we celebrate our 50th episode and the 50th anniversary of the Boeing 747. We discuss aviation’s role in ending the US government shutdown, how British Airways’ is celebrating its centenary, and we see if anyone wants to buy an abandoned MD-87.
Snow, ice, and cold
Winter weather throughout the United States made travel difficult over the past few weeks. Ian spends this episode in the deep freeze, while Jason cracks a window.
Open for business, for now
We discuss the role aviation played in the end of the US government shutdown, and what looms on the horizon. We also look at some of the more interesting developments to arise during the shutdown
Aer Lingus’ new livery
Aer Lingus debuted a new livery. We lament the ongoing trend of livery standarization.
BOAC is back
British Airways is celebrating its centenary and reviving some classic liveries, beginning with the BOAC livery. We look forward to seeing the others as well.
Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Boeing 747
On 9 February 1969, the Boeing 747 took flight for the first time. Ian and Jason reflect on the Queen of the Skies and 50 years of flight.
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