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Touchdown Radio is a trading name of Runway Media UK Ltd, which operates other brands such as The Cumulus Club, Cumulus Wellbeing & Cumulus Training. Our business was created by pilots for pilots and the aviation industry as a whole.

Touchdown Radio in conjunction with it's sister companies, aim to raise a bigger and better awareness about General Aviation and the aviation industry as a whole from new students, current and active aviation pilots and enthusiasts.

With our aim to be first for the news, great aviation content and a range of music to accompany you wherever you are, whatever your doing or just in the background of your flight school or club. Touchdown Radio is here to make a difference in aviation.

For the first time in history, Runway Media UK Ltd and Touchdown Radio has given the aviation industry a voice, an audio branding solution and a way to better connect with the future of aviation. Join us as we lobby and campaign with an ACTIVE audio voice.

We cannot be compared to anything on offer in the European market right now. We are a full digital platform that is licensed to play its content in 47 countries around the world, information releases and news as and when it happens, no more waiting for a monthly magazine or a newsletter.

Our Apps can be loaded and left playing in your ears while your phone sits in your pocket, this is something that cannot be done right now with a magazine or a newsletter.

Touchdown Radio - 100% digital, 100% Audio, 100% Committed to Aviation

What do we play?

Tune in for a range of music from the 60s to the best of today brought to you by UK's only dedicated and favourite Airway Controllers. Our team of Controllers are experts at talking, selfie-taking, fun making, mickey-taking and of course playing great music!

Mission Statement

Touchdown Radio wants to grow aviation businesses, build the pathway for a better connected industry, increasing student population while changing the old school mindset of aviation businesses around the UK.

Aviation News

The AV8R Blog

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    The AV8R Blog

    You may have already heard the exciting news; United Airlines are hoping to bring air travel into the future by harking back to the past? The exciting or worrying news, depending on how you look at it or how good your memory is, that United Airlines have added fifteen planes to their fleet that are capable of travelling at twice the speed of modern airlines with the aim of bringing back supersonic travel.

  • Post-Covid Flying

    The AV8R Blog

    It would be remiss not to realise the almighty impact Covid-19 has had on the aviation industry. Of course, a lot of the large tourism-based industries have taken massive hits over the course of the pandemic, but none with such large overheads and little to no revenue coming in.