Ep.58 – Beautiful airfields

We visit Henstridge and Compton Abbas airfields and learn about the role of the Light Aircraft Association.

Ep.57 – Aviation Photography and Biggin Hill

An action packed episode featuring professional photographer Rich Cooper from the Centre Of Aviation Photography, Photographer and Author Paul Fiddian on his new book ‘The History of the Biggin Hill International Air Fair’ and Mike Young from Aircrew Interview.

Ep.56 – ‘Xtra’ Soviet Cold War fighters

Journalist and author Alexander Mladenov joins us from Sofia in Bulgaria to talk through the four generations of Soviet Fighter aircraft from the early MiGs and Yaks through to the later air-superiority models, familiar in the skies around the world today.

Ep.52 – The Aviation Historian, Optica and Hawker Typhoon

Managing Editor of the Aviation Historian Mick Oakey joins us as guest host. Tim brings us an interview with John Edgley after his flight in the Optica; and Pieter speaks to Sam Worthington-Leese from the Hawker Typhoon Project.

Ep.50 – Flt Lt Tom Bould ‘Red 7’

Xtended celebrates a half century of episodes with Flt Lt Tom Bould – Red 7 with the Royal Air Force’s famous Red Arrows aerobatic display team. Tom joins us to talk about his first year as a Red, with a look ahead to 2016 as part of the Synchro Pair.

Ep.49 – Paul Beaver

Paul Beaver is an aviation journalist and author recognisable from both radio and TV, as well as a pilot. Paul was a special advisor to the UK Defence Committee and has recently written a book called ‘Spitfire People’. We talk to Paul about everything from the UK Defence Spending Review to flying the Spitfire.

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