Ep.71 – Falklands Air War Part 2

Ep.71 – Falklands Air War Part 2

We continue our look back at the Falklands Air War on the 35th Anniversary of the end of the Falklands Conflict. We are joined in the studio by Naval Air Historian Matt Willis and are delighted to welcome Commander Nigel ‘Sharkey’ Ward DFC AFC RN Retired to the show, all the way from his home in Grenada.

Ep.70 – Falklands Air War Part 1

Ep.70 – Falklands Air War Part 1

Marking the 35th anniversary of the end of the Falklands Conflict, we look back at the air war through the eyes of the Fleet Air Arm. We are joined in the studio by Naval Air Historian Matt Willis to review our guest interviews and discuss the tactics and lessons from the conflict.

Ep.68 – Combat Air Patrol 2

Ep.68 – Combat Air Patrol 2

We are joined by Ed Scio from Sim155 to talk about Combat Air Patrol 2. It is a fascinating discussion on how flight simulators are designed and built.

Ep.67 – ‘Xtra’ Royal Navy Lynx MK.8 Retirement

Ep.67 – ‘Xtra’ Royal Navy Lynx MK.8 Retirement

In this episode we visit HMS Heron to talk about the forthcoming retirement from active service of the Royal Navy Westland Lynx Mk 8. We get to talk to those who have flown the aircraft with their stories of ditching, human aid missions and drug busting.

Ep.65 – Courage in the air

Ep.65 – Courage in the air

Welcome to our longest show ever, with RAF Typhoon pilot Roger Cruickshank and Owen Zupp. We talk to Roger about the challenges of coming back from injury to become an Olympic skier whilst training to fly fighter jets, and tragedy striking in his domestic life. Owen tells us about his amazing father, as featured in his latest book ‘Without Precedent’.