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 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...

FlyPast Podcast Episode 17

In the latest episode of the FlyPast Podcast, the team celebrates Vulcan Week on Key.Aero by chatting to Sam Scrimshaw, the Deputy Crew Chief on XH558...

FlyPast Podcast Episode 16

In Episode 16 of the FlyPast Podcast, we chat to Jon Higgins and David Petters from the Vintage Pair Display Team about Chipmunks, legendary Spitfire pilot Charlie Brown, and getting back in the air after lockdown...

FlyPast Podcast Episode 15

This week on the FlyPast podcast, assistant editor Tara chats to three of the men who make up the team restoring English Electric Lightnings over at the Lightning Association...

FlyPast Podcast Episode 14

This week on the FlyPast Podcast, the team discuss historic aviation mysteries such as Flight 19, and the unsolved hijacking by the infamous DB Cooper...

FlyPast Podcast Episode 13

This week on the FlyPast Podcast, we've done something different. This one was recorded socially distanced from inside the cockpit of Vulcan XH558, as we chatted to the Vulcan to the Sky Trust about the aircraft's story, and the Trust's exciting plans for the future...

FlyPast Podcast Episode 12

The team chat to historic aviation expert and author Michael Napier about the Korean War, a conflict that still shapes international politics to this day...

FlyPast Podcast Episode 11

This week, Aeroplane Editor Ben Dunnell and FlyPast's Deputy Editor Jamie Ewan join the podcast to discuss the Spitfire on its 85th anniversary...

FlyPast Podcast Episode 10

This week, the podcasters discuss the good, the bad and the indifferent of historic aviation in films. As you'd expect, there are some 'conflicting' opinions...

FlyPast Podcast Episode 9

In Episode 9 of the FlyPast Podcast, the team chat about the history of commercial aviation, and the early advancements that paved the way for modern flight.

FlyPast Podcast Episode 8

In Episode 8 the team chat to David Duker, founder of the Tally Ho Project, about the Battle of Britain, his afternoon reminiscing with John Hemingway, and how he became friends with Bill Green...

FlyPast Podcast Episode 7

In Episode 7, we chat to Geremy Britton and Sarah Thorpe - a couple who've just spent eight years restoring one of only two Nimrod simulators ever made...

FlyPast Podcast Episode 6

This week we speak to writer and aviation historian Paul Crickmore about the book he co-wrote, analysing the Battle of Britain from the Luftwaffe's perspective.

FlyPast Podcast Episode 5

The team talk Vulcans, aviation characters... and the one airshow they'd love to have back this summer.

FlyPast Podcast Episode 4

It's 80 years since the first flight of the Avro Lancaster, so no prizes for guessing what the team are talking about this week...

FlyPast Podcast Episode 3

In Episode 3, the team discuss their favourite museums, flying lessons, and some heroic restorations.

FlyPast Podcast Episode 2

In the second episode, the team discuss the legendary Chuck Yeager, their earliest historic aviation memories... and how this podcast nearly got a slightly unfortunate name...

FlyPast Podcast Episode 1

In Episode 1, FlyPast Editor Chris, Key.Aero editor Hans and Assistant Editor Tara discuss their aviation heroes, favourite historic aeroplanes, and what it's like to fly in a Spitfire...