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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


 2016-04-15  1h10m

Ep.55 – Space Shuttle Pt.2 with Rowland White – ‘Into The Black’

Rowland White returns to discuss the Space Shuttle and his latest best-selling book, 'Into The Black'. We have listener questions for Rowland along with our regular segments on News and Promoting Aerospace.


 2016-04-07  1h24m

Ep.54 – ‘Xtra’: ‘To Slip The Surly Bonds – The Shuttle Disasters’

In this Xtra episode we feature Jeanette Remak and her book 'To slip the Surly Bonds- NASA, the Shuttle Disaster and the demise of the US Manned Space Program'.


 2016-03-15  1h11m

Ep.53 – ‘Xtra’ Sea King, Barracuda & Shark – The Fleet Air Arm looking back

In this Xtra episode we cover the retirement of the Royal Navy Sea King Mk 4 'The Junglie', the Barracuda Restoration Project and talk to Naval Air Historian Matt Willis about his new books on the Fairey Barracuda and Blackburn Shark.


 2016-02-29  1h28m

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.


 2016-02-14  1h47m

Ep.51 – ‘Xtra’ Military Aviation Heritage – The Museums

This special 'Xtra' episode brings you features from The Museum of Army Flying, The Fleet Air Arm Museum and the RAF Museum.


 2015-12-28  1h47m

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.


 2015-12-12  1h32m

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 fro


 2015-11-12  1h19m

Ep.48 – Whirlwind (Xtended Xtra)

In this ‘Xtra’ episode we learn about the Westland Whirlwind restoration project and meet up with aviation photographer and museum volunteer Jo Ayres. We review the latest book on the Hawker Hurricane and find out about Neil McCarthy’s newest project - Th


 2015-10-22  56m

Ep.47 – Into the Black

We welcome back Rowland White to talk about his latest book to be published in March 2016. 'Into The Black' is the story of the first flight of the Space Shuttle, the hidden safety issues and the use of spy technology in addressing them.


 2015-10-10  1h31m