In this episode:
- We talk about the ongoing 737 MAX saga. The Seattle times article referenced in the podcast is here:
The Seattle Times has more 737 MAX articles and they're all interesting. Search them out, they're worth a read.
- We take a brief look at what was ordered at the Paris Airshow
- A Bring Our Birds Home update
- A fair bit of rambling, not much ranting.
Covering B737max, B777X, Airbus A321NEO-XLR, Air NZ 787-10 order, FAA/787 issues, Convair on Trade Me, Iran overflights, serious UFO sightings, BOBH update, RNZAF C-130 replacement announcement and unserviceability, AirNZ backed air taxi trial in NZ and more.
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We talk about the Australian election results - because they have nothing to do with NZ aviation
Yet more about the 737 Max, but unless something really crazy goes down this will start tailing off
We talk a little about how much we don't know about Air NZs fleet expansion
PAul gives us an update on the Bring Our Birds Home project
BOBH interview with Steve Thomas, grandson of the late Capt Dave Thomas one of the first eight NAC 737 captains, Steve takes us through Dave's progression from Tiger Moth to Boeing 737. It is for Dave and all the others who played their part in building this nation that we go hard to Bring our Birds Home.