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AvTalk Episode 44: The crash of Lion Air flight 610

On this episode of AvTalk, Jason heads to South Africa, we discuss the crash of Lion Air flight 610, Brandon Buz, senior social media analyst with the Greater Orlando Airport Authority joins us to discuss social media use by airports and the fun conversation that is “Airport Twitter”. And Captain Ken Hoke is back to get SLOP-py. (more…)

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See How Icelandair Painted Vatnajökull and How You Can Track It

At the beginning of May, Icelandair unveiled its latest special livery, Vatnajökull, a 757 painted to honor 80 years of aviation in Iceland. Now they’ve given us a look at how such a complex livery is applied.

Painting Vatnajökull

25 artists and assistants spent 2500 work hours applying 195 liters of paint to the aircraft’s 590m² skin, using 12 unique colors. Icelandair put together a video showing the intricate process.

Tracking Vatnajökull

Vatnajökull can be tracked with registration TF-FIR.

Vatnajökull, Icelandair’s newest special livery.


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AvTalk Episode 5: the COMAC C919 Takes Flight

In Episode 5 we sit down for an extended interview with CNN Aviation Editor Jon Ostrower to talk about the COMAC C919’s first flight and burgeoning Chinese aviation market. We also learn how to track newly built aircraft and send Jason off to Japan. (more…)