FlyPast Podcast

If you love historic aviation, then The FlyPast Podcast is just what you need. Brought to you every week by the team behind FlyPast, the world's leading aviation magazine, The FlyPast Podcast is 30 minutes of chat, discussion and stories about incredible aeroplanes, the heroic pilots who flew them – and the people who still fly them today.

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FlyPast Podcast Episode 48

For this episode of the FlyPast podcast we’re joined by Jeff Skillman the treasurer of the RAF Hornchurch Heritage Centre...

FlyPast Podcast Episode 47

Tying in with a new feature in FlyPast, former leader of the Red Arrows Simon Meade reveals what aircraft would be in his dream hangar

FlyPast Podcast Episode 46

For this episode, former leader of the Red Arrows Simon Meade drops in for a chat with FlyPast editor John Sootheran.

FlyPast Podcast Episode 45

For this episode, the FlyPast team discuss their all-time favourite aviation books. If you're looking for your next great read then look no further.

FlyPast Podcast Episode 44

A fascinating conversation with former Bomber Command Navigator, Ronald Tudberry. Amongst other things, he talks about his experiences of flying with The Pathfinders and ditching in the North Sea.

FlyPast Podcast Episode 43

For this episode, we're joined by Dave Gibson for a fascinating chat about World War Two airfields of Lincolnshire.

FlyPast Podcast Episode 42

For episode 42 of the FlyPast Podcast, we’re joined by Howard Heeley, Secretary and Museum Trustee at the Newark Air Museum...

FlyPast Podcast Episode 41

For this episode we’re joined by Liam Shaw, one of the Events and Experiences Coordinators at the Imperial War Museum, Duxford to talk about their Vulcan and Spitfire cockpit tours...

FlyPast Podcast Episode 40

For this episode were joined by Andrew Panton of the Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre to talk about East Kirkby and Lancaster NK611 Just Jane...

FlyPast Podcast Episode 39

For this episode we're talking to Nicky van der Drift, the Chief Executive at Lincolnshire's International Bomber Command Centre.

FlyPast Podcast Episode 38

For this episode we're talking to Luke Slaney-Hewitt, Researcher for Airfix / Hornby Hobbies Limited, about model making and their full-size Hawker Hunter restoration project...

FlyPast Podcast Episode 37

The Flypast team report back on their whistle stop tour of Lincolnshire, revealing their highlights of a recent trip to Bomber Country...

FlyPast Podcast Episode 36

For this episode, we're talking to Ian Flint, the CEO of Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome near Maldon, in Essex...

FlyPast Podcast Episode 35

For this episode we're joined by Peter Neale, one the friendly and knowledgeable volunteers from the Spitfire and Hurricane Memorial Museum based at former RAF Manston...

FlyPast Podcast Episode 34

For Episode 34 we’re talking to author Thomas McKelvey Cleaver to discuss his latest book, Under the Southern Cross and various other writings...

FlyPast Podcast Episode 33

Something a little different for this episode, we’re talking to Claire Nugent and Nigel Morter, owners of a very special and unique Bed & Breakfast, the Control Tower B&B...

FlyPast Podcast Episode 32

For Episode 32 we’re joined by photographer Darren Harbar, specialist in classic aviation photography and familiar name with Flypast readers and fans of his air to air photography...

FlyPast Podcast Episode 31

Episode 31 is a group effort as the FlyPast editorial team discuss the late, Squadron Leader Goodman, his involvement with 617 squadron and the enduring legacy of their missions, namely the famous raid on the dams for Operation Chastise....

FlyPast Podcast Episode 30

For this episode, we’re talking to Sam Worthington-Lees, project director of the Hawker Typhoon Preservation Group and catching up on the progress of RB396 and the fund raising efforts so far....

FlyPast Podcast Episode 29

For this episode, we're talking to Charlie Walker of the Night Fright C-47 restoration projection...

FlyPast Podcast Episode 28

This week we chat to Britain’s youngest Private Pilot’s License holder Ellie Carter and find out why she was a United States security risk at just 9 years old...

FlyPast Podcast Episode 27

For this podcast we're joined by Nick Taylor, better known as wartime_images on Instagram and he's a WW2 traveller and collector and volunteer at the former Lancaster airfield, RAF Metheringham...

FlyPast Podcast Episode 26

Flypast talks to author Robert Forsyth about his latest book, Luftwaffe Special Weapons 1942-45...

FlyPast Podcast Episode 25

This week, we chat with that.spifire.bird AKA Jo Rogers, part of the volunteer groundcrew at Aero Legends...

FlyPast Podcast Episode 24

This week, the entire FlyPast team chat through some of their personal favourite aircraft. There are some well known favourites, and some slightly more left-field answers...

FlyPast Podcast Episode 22

This week the team discuss classic historic aviation books and going to the 75th anniversary at Arnhem... and a familiar controversial subject from the world of film rears its head, too...

FlyPast Podcast Episode 21

With museums set to open next week, the team discuss their favourites - and the aeroplanes on display you HAVE to see if you've missed them...

FlyPast Podcast Episode 20

Historic aviation author Jim Goodall dials in from California to discuss his new book on the Skunk Works, and some quite unbelievable SR-71 Blackbird stories...

FlyPast Podcast Episode 19

With museums set to reopen on May 17 (fingers crossed!), we chat to Darren Priday at the RAF Museum at Cosford...

FlyPast Podcast Episode 18

This week we speak to Group Captain Alastair Montgomery OBE, an RAF legend and Vulcan pilot during the Falklands War. He certainly has some stories...