Scott Pendry, Chairman of The Air League’s ‘Leading Edge’ initiative joins us as co-host, and we feature an interview with Bob Smith, BAE Systems’ Engineering Director for the Typhoon, which demonstrates the complexity of designing and manufacturing a modern warplane.

Scott Pendry - The Air League - our co-host for this episode

Scott Pendry – The Air League – our co-host for this episode

The Air League

The Air League

Bob Smith - BAE Systems

Bob Smith – BAE Systems

Typhoon (C) Gareth Stringer - Global Aviation Resource

Typhoon (C) Gareth Stringer – Global Aviation Resource

Running Order (Hrs.Mins.Secs):
• 0.04.30 News Update
• 0.23.30 Scott Pendry – The Air League
• 0.42.48 Bob Smith – BAE Systems
• 1.15.10 ‘Things You Never Knew About…’
• 1.16.38 GetInvolved
• 1.26.36 Aerospace Events
• 1.31.13 Programme end and outtakes
• 1.33.54 End

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Further Links for this show:

The Air League:!/TheAirLeague

BAE Systems / Typhoon: (Global Aviation Resource exclusive with previous Xtended interviewee, Flt Lt Jamie Norris, RAF 2013 Typhoon Display Pilot)

News Items:

A350 Roll Out

A350 Roll Out

Trent XWB

Trent XWB

As ever, thank you all for your support – and we look forward to bringing you more, next month.

In the meantime, we hope you enjoy Episode 10, do let us know what you think!

Pieter, Gareth and Tim – your Xtended Team