Welcome to Xtended, the aviation podcast with a focus on news, views and great guest interviews.
Ep.112 – Brian ‘Casmo’ Harris US Army
We are joined by Major Brian 'Casmo', Harris who has over 22 years service as an US Army Officer and Warrant Officer. After five years as an Armor / Cavalry officer as an M1 Tank and 120mm Mortar Platoon Leader, Brian has spent over 18 years as an Aviation officer with over 2,200 hours flying the OH-58D Kiowa Warrior and AH-64D/E Apache.
Ep.111 – Sarah Cruddas ‘Look Up’
We are joined by space journalist, international TV host and award-winning author Sarah Cruddas to talk about the Mars Orbiters and her new book, ‘Look Up’.
Ep.110 – The History of Airline Food
We are joined by Dr Bryce Evans. Bryce is an author, historian and Associate Professor in History and Politics at Liverpool Hope University. Ellie and Pieter learn about the history of how airline food came to be such a gastronomic challenge and how this evolved in the marketplace.
Ep.109 – Dragon Girl, Ellie Carter
Tim and Pieter are joined by pilot and STEM ambassador Ellie Carter to look at the news and take a reflective view on 2020, looking for both the positive and less positive changes that affected the aviation and aerospace industry.
Ep.108 – Harrier retirement with AVM Gary Waterfall
The Xtended team round off 2020 by taking a look back at the tenth anniversary of the Harrier's UK retirement with Air Vice Marshal Gary Waterfall CBE, Joint Force Harrier's last Commander.
Ep.107 – Virtual flying and books of the year
After a short break the whole team is back to talk about the latest aviation books from 2020 and the new version of Microsoft Flight Simulator.