AvTalk Episode 27: Just Don’t Call It a 757

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Summary: In this episode, we celebrate 1 year of AvTalk! We talk to aerospace journalist <a href="https://twitter.com/jonostrower">Jon Ostrower</a> about Boeing’s new mid-market airplane, the 10,000th 737 rolls off the production line, and the massive GE9X flies for the first time.<br> Boeing’s NMA<br> We talk with Jon Ostrower to learn more about Boeing’s plan for the NMA, the manufacturer’s first new airplane since the 787. You can read Jon’s in-depth <a href="https://jonostrower.com/2018/03/the-boeing-797-of-2025-is-this-2018-conceptual-nma-rendering/">reporting on the NMA here</a>.<br> The 10,000th 737<br> The 10,000th 737 ever produced rolled off the production line this week. N8717M, a 737 MAX 8, will go home with Southwest Airlines soon.<br> The GE9X Flies<br> The GE9X, which will power the Boeing 777X, <a href="https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/n747gf#10b3a998">flew for the first time this week</a> aboard GE Aviation’s 747-400 flying test bed.<br> Recent Crashes and MLAT Coverage<br> We discuss recent crashes and how the data available is affected by how the aircraft were tracked.<br> Let us know what you think<br> Like the podcast? Have suggestions for future shows? Let us know by leaving us a <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/avtalk-aviation-podcast/id1215571407?mt=2">review on iTunes</a>. Reviews on iTunes not only help us make a better show, they help more people find the podcast! Want to send us additional feedback, just <a href="mailto:podcast@fr24.com">email us</a>.<br>