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Welcome to the AvTalk Aviation Podcast

from Flightradar24

An aviation podcast by aviation geeks for anyone who looks up when they hear an airplane fly overhead. Listen in as Ian Petchenik and Jason Rabinowitz bring you aviation news, views, and special guests every Friday. If you’re a new avgeek or just can’t get enough aviation in your life, get your avgeek fix with us.

Meet your hosts

Ian Petchenik

Flightradar24’s director of communications and co-host of the AvTalk podcast, Ian grew up at the end of the runway in Chicago and fell in love with aviation at a young age.

Jason Rabinowitz

An AvGeek who researches and writes about all things airlines, airplanes, transit and travel. Co-host of Flightradar24’s AvTalk podcast.

Gabriel Leigh

Having been fascinated by airplanes since he can remember, Gabriel writes about transport, travel and more for publications like The New York Times, Monocle and Forbes.
Latest episode
On this week’s episode of AvTalk, an Air India 777 diverts to Russia and we walk through the challenges of getting an aircraft repaired in a country under US sanctions. Boeing is dealing with a fresh 787 quality issue. And Seth Miller of PaxEx.aero joins Jason in Hamburg, Germany to report on the newest…

Recent reviews

“Excellent show. Keeps me informed of the latest developments in the airline industry, and many of the interviews with guests have been fantastic!”

“Among aviation podcasts, this one is a shining star: it features interviews with very interesting people in “the biz”, intelligent humor, professionalism and no posturing.”

“This is a very informative AND entertaining podcast if you are even remotely into aviation. Ian and Jason work well off of each other to make for a very pleasant listen.”
Timmy Dedock
“I’ve worked for a major aircraft manufacturer for 8 years and just recently discovered the aviation talk podcasting industry. I love the insight shared and great interviews from all around the aviation industry.”
Previous episodes
On this week’s episode of AvTalk, an Air India 777 diverts to Russia and…
On this week’s episode of AvTalk, a passenger opens an exit door just before…
On this episode of AvTalk founder and editor of The Airline Observer, Brian Sumers,…
On this episode of AvTalk, former NTSB Chair and member of the FAA’s recently…
On this episode of AvTalk, Ryanair commits to up to 300 Boeing 737-10 MAX,…
On this week’s episode of AvTalk, a swarm of bees delays a Delta flight…
On this episode of AvTalk, Boeing reports its first quarter results, more airlines are…
On this episode of AvTalk, Boeing stops deliveries of most 737 MAX due to…
On this episode of AvTalk, Sheveluch is disrupting flights. The volcano causing problems this…