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Flaps Podcast

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Flaps is the Sony Award and New York Award-winning podcast for those who like flying - be it in the left seat, the right seat or sat as a passenger in a rear seat! It's hosted by Mark and Elliott, two private pilots in the UK who thought that flying was too much fun not to talk about. We're as interested in the people who fly as we are in their aircraft.

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Flaps is the Sony Award and New York Award-winning podcast for those who like flying - be it in the left seat, the right seat or sat as a passenger in a rear seat! It's hosted by Mark and Elliott, two private pilots in the UK who thought that flying was too much fun not to talk about. We're as interested in the people who fly as we are in their aircraft.

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Excellent Content! Outstanding Wit!

By PA-28 - Feb 22 2013
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Terrific interviews with celebrity pilots. The hosts are hilarious, never lost, although "uncertain of position."

My New Favorite Podcast

By Paulie_P - Mar 28 2012
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Fun, entertaining, and informational. This hangar flying show is based in Great Britain, but it's so good it will be enjoyed by all. I started downloading it yesterday and I'm up to episode 7 already.

iTunes Ratings

5 Ratings
Average Ratings
2
1
1
1
0

Excellent Content! Outstanding Wit!

By PA-28 - Feb 22 2013
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Terrific interviews with celebrity pilots. The hosts are hilarious, never lost, although "uncertain of position."

My New Favorite Podcast

By Paulie_P - Mar 28 2012
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Fun, entertaining, and informational. This hangar flying show is based in Great Britain, but it's so good it will be enjoyed by all. I started downloading it yesterday and I'm up to episode 7 already.

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Flaps Podcast

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Flaps is the Sony Award and New York Award-winning podcast for those who like flying - be it in the left seat, the right seat or sat as a passenger in a rear seat! It's hosted by Mark and Elliott, two private pilots in the UK who thought that flying was too much fun not to talk about. We're as interested in the people who fly as we are in their aircraft.

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Flaps Podcast - Mar 2016

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Flaps 22. In this edition we speak to pilot and astronaut Chris Hadfield; Pablo wishes he could go into space; 'Bush Pilot' Paul Catanach; the BJJR Bulldog gyrocopter; and the CAA on the airspace change process

Mar 28 2016

39mins

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Flaps Podcast - June 2015

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Flaps 21. This month we speak to pilot and Radio 2 presenter Alex Lester; Rod Dean talks about his career in air displays; Pablo on his favourite aircraft; and the CAA on plans to change medicals for GA

Jun 12 2015

41mins

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Flaps Podcast - May 2014

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Flaps 20. An in-depth report into airfield closures, how to learn to fly a Spitfire, Pablo on his proudest moments, and the CAA on sporting airspace restrictions

May 30 2014

37mins

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Flaps Podcast - January 2014

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Flaps 19. Celebrity Pilot Carol Vorderman on learning to fly; Lembit Opik on flying, bikes and band management; Mike Barnard, GA Programme Manager at the CAA; Pablo Mason on military discipline; a foot launched paramotor; and the Air Cadets

Jan 31 2014

32mins

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Flaps Podcast - November 2013

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Flaps 18. A visit to the Nimrod at the Manchester Runway Visitor Park; this month's Flaps Fly-in is a visit to Goodwood Aerodrome on the south coast; Pablo Mason on old dogs learning new tricks; and the Chief Executive of the CAA on cutting down red tape

Nov 30 2013

37mins

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Flaps Podcast - September 2013

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Flaps 17. A visit the LAA Rally at Sywell and we hear from a variety of experts, including Graham Newby of the LAA, Graham Smith of Sprite Aviation, Jonathan Smith of NATS and Rob Hart of SkyDemon. Plus the boss of Sywell, with a minute from Pablo Mason

Sep 13 2013

33mins

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Flaps Podcast - August 2013

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Flaps 16. BA’s new A380s and Dreamliners; Aerobatics training school Ultimate High; Pablo Mason on writing a letter to a loved one; Flaps Fly-In to Gloucestershire Airport; an exclusive report on the CAA's Future Airspace Strategy

Aug 02 2013

38mins

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Flaps Extended - Winter 2012

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Flaps 15 Extended. This is a longer version of our interviews with Geoff Deehan and Chip Shanle, who made the Channel 4 TV show The Plane Crash.

Jan 04 2013

31mins

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Flaps Podcast - Winter 2012

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Flaps 15. Celebrity pilot Nigel Mansell; Pablo Mason talks about cockpit emergencies; we speak to some of those behind the Channel 4 show The Plane Crash; and we visit Wellesbourne Airfield in Warwickshire.

Dec 31 2012

36mins

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Flaps Podcast - October 2012

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Flaps 14: Paralympics opening ceremony pilot Dave Rawlins; the RIAT at Fairford; one-eyed pilot Paul Ryan; Pablo on the difference between military and airline captains; and review the Olympics restricted zones.

Oct 08 2012

38mins

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Flaps 13 - June 2012

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Flaps 13: Two record-breaking pilots, Celebrity Pilot is comedian Don Maclean, Pablo talks radio failure and a report from AeroExpo 2012 including Irv Lee...

Jun 26 2012

47mins

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Flaps 12 - February 2012

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Flaps 12: We fly a most impressive bedroom-based 747, find out what it takes to be a wing walker and a hear about an unusual proposal of marriage, made over the radio with the help of ATC.

Feb 26 2012

35mins

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Flaps 10 Extended - Frederick Forsyth

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Flaps 10 Extended: Frederick Forsyth. For the November 2011 edition of Flaps Podcast we spoke to author Frederick Forsyth. We spoke about his days as a pilot and his career as an author. This is the full interview, much longer than the version in the original podcast.

Dec 24 2011

41mins

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Flaps 11 - December 2011

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Flaps 11. The Flying Show; a history of the Nimrod; New Year's Day fly-in ideas; Mason's Mistletoe Minute; Sebastian Pooley; a surprise for you - the best Celebrity Pilot we've ever had!

Dec 14 2011

48mins

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Flaps 10 - November 2011

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Flaps 10. In this edition: Best-selling author Frederick Forsyth, North Weald Airfield, Pablo on running out of fuel, Pet PPL Karl with great news and two winners.

Nov 09 2011

41mins

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Flaps Special - LAA Rally 2011

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Flaps Special: LAA Rally 2011. The Light Aircraft Association Rally took place at Sywell at the start of September 2011. Flaps visited, spoke to some old friends, some new ones, and saw some amazing aircraft.

Sep 28 2011

24mins

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Flaps 9 Extended - Manuel Queiroz

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Flaps 9 Extended: Manuel Queiroz. For the September 2011 edition of Flaps Podcast we spoke to famed PPL Manuel Queiroz, who flew his RV6 all around the world. Yes, all around the world, hey hey hey hey hey. We couldn't include all of the interview into the regular edition of Flaps, so here it is in full.

Sep 12 2011

19mins

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Flaps 9 - September 2011

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Flaps 9. In this edition: Alex James of Blur; a pilot who flew an RV6 around the world; Pablo Mason talks helicopters; and the Chairman of the Light Aircraft Association.

Sep 03 2011

35mins

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CAA Airspace 1 - September 2011

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Produced by Flaps, a podcast from the UK Civil Aviation Authority, explaining changes to airspace around London for the 2012 Olympics

Sep 01 2011

12mins

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Flaps 8 Extended - The Feeling

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Flaps 8 Extended: The Feeling. We had The Feeling pop in for a chat. We fulfilled record company obligations by fleetingly mentioning their great new album Together We Were Made, but then we talked flying. We couldn’t get as much as we wanted into the regular podcast for reasons of time, so here it is in full.

Jul 25 2011

13mins

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