Airplane Geeks weekly podcast
The Brian Burrage interview
Vickers Viscount Network co-founder, historian and photo archivist Brian Burrage was interviewed in September 2011 by
Pieter Johnson – European contributor for the Airplane Geeks weekly podcast.
Airplane Geeks produce a weekly radio style pod cast on current and historic aviation and episode 164 entitled 'Henry
Harteveld' was first broadcast on 13 September 2011.
Their guest in this episode was industry researcher and analyst Henry Harteveldt. He’s a Co-founder of Atmosphere
Research Group where he will head up the airline and travel practice of this research and advisory firm that will look at
ecommerce, distribution, marketing and operations planning for airlines, hotel companies, travel agencies, GDS companies,
and marketing agencies. Henry is also Chairman of the Association of Travel Marketing Executives and can be found on Twitter
The 13 September 2011 aviation news included:-
• How 9/11 really changed flying for consumers
• 737 MAX was no surprise, Airbus says
• Southwest - not one of the carriers that have Boeing 737 MAX on order
• Low-cost carriers jockey for position on national, La Guardia slot auction
• US Airways takes preliminary look at A321neo
• Fliers’ saggy pants, skimpy garb test airlines
Listen to episode 164 that includes the Brian Burrage interview
Steve and Grant recorded the Australia desk report on location at Coldstream Aerodrome (YCEM) where they had their
mobile studio set up for the Australia centre for mission aviation discovery day. Find them on the 'Plane crazy down under'
and follow the show on Twitter at @pcdu. Steve’s at @stevevisscher and Grant at @falcon124.
This week on Across the Pond, Pieter Johnson talks to Brian Burrage, co-founder of the Vickers Viscount Network
and an ex Rolls Royce Dart Engineer. Brian tells us about the success of the Viscount as Britain’s best post war selling
turboprop airliner, being sold world-wide with over 400 being produced. None are left flying but the Vickers Viscount Network
aims to keep the aircraft awareness high through a fabulous website, talks and visits to the remaining airframes.
You can find Pieter Johnson on Twitter at @Nascothornet.
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