The FlightDeck Podcast show

The FlightDeck Podcast

Summary: The FlightDeck, a monthly program provided by the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l, features aviation industry news for ALPA members, industry stakeholders, and the traveling public. Segments, such as “Ask a Pilot” and “Fit for Flight,” answer commonly asked questions and offer helpful tips for those interested in aviation.

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Podcasts:

 FlightDeck — Episode 23, February 2013 — Industry Collaboration | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: Unknown

On this episode: another airline merger, an ICAO ruling, and an update on Canada's foreign worker issue. Plus, a chance to step inside the world of Air Traffic Control. Finally, find out how ALPA trains its newest union leaders.

 FlightDeck — Episode 22, January 2013 — Airline Industry Snapshot | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: Unknown

On this episode: Hawaiian's plane orders, Pinnacle pilots' decision, and Ryan Int'l closes. Plus, Dr. Snyder with tips on how you can keep your cholesterol in check. Finally, a snippet from ALPA Communications Director Marie Schwartz on this month's coveted copy of Air Line Pilot.

 The FlightDeck — Episode 21, December 2012 — Holiday Delivery: FedEx, Contracts, and Cute Kids | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: Unknown

On this episode: FAA's costly calculations, United and Continental pilots vote for the tentative agreement, and the airline industry forecast for 2013. Plus, a behind-the-scenes look at how FedEx Express delivers the holiday to you and yours in a BIG way. Finally, we follow a group of FedEx pilots on their visit to Hope House.

 The FlightDeck — Episode 19, October 2012 — Rally! for Plane Ol' News & ALPA's Priorities | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: Unknown

On this episode: Alaska's fleet will grow, United's 787 maiden voyage, and American Eagle pilots ratify their agreement. Plus, exclusive coverage of the 44th ALPA Board of Directors meeting and how you can help pilots Rally! for the cure to childhood cancer.

 The FlightDeck — Episode 18, August 2012 — UAL CAL, Known Crewmember, and the Air Safety | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: Unknown

On this episode: The big announcement from United, Continental pilots, and how pilots are finally getting a bill of rights. Plus, exclusive coverage of the 58th Air Safety Forum and the extraordinary pilots honored at this year's event.

 The FlightDeck – Episode 17, July 2012 – White Paper, Airport Dining, and Cooling Off in Canada | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: Unknown

On this episode: ALPA works to level the playing field, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada releases a new watchlist, and we tell you where to find the best airport eats. Plus, join Capt. Moak and the pilots of First Air on a journey to the far northern reaches of Canada.

 The FlightDeck - Episode 16, May 2012 - Hill Updates, Honor Flight, and the New 787 | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: Unknown

On this episode: updates from the Hill on the Export-Import Bank reform, funding for the Federal Flight Deck Officer program, and One Level of Safety and Security for both passenger and cargo airline pilots. Plus, a personal tour of the 787 cockpit and crew rest facilities; and a tour of honor for the nation's vets on Memorial Day.

 The FlightDeck - Episode 15 - April 2012 – Cargo Conference, Known Crewmember, and CanJet Flight 918 | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: Unknown

On this episode: coverage from ALPA's Air Cargo Safety & Security: Closing the Gaps conference, the Discovery shuttle's landing at Dulles, and the Known Crewmember expansion plan. Plus, exclusive interviews with the captain and first officer of CanJet Flight 918, hijacked in April 2009 at Jamaica's Sangster International Airport.

 The FlightDeck -- Episode 14, March 2012 -- ExIm, EU and Zach Drew | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: Unknown

On this episode: the latest in the Export-Import Bank debate, the EU’s Emission Trading Scheme, and how one pilot made this Christmas one to remember for Zach Drew. Plus, follow a fellow pilot on the Hill for a day of lobbying.

 Episode 13, February 2012 – FAA, FFDO, and Ex-Im Funding | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: Unknown

On this episode: the FAA finally secures stable funding, the FFDO program faces potential funding cuts, and why the Export-Import Bank is running into some funding problems. Plus, exercises you can take on the road and live coverage from this year’s Leadership Training Conference.

 The FlightDeck - Episode 12 -- FTDT, Tuskegee Airman, EU ETS. | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: Unknown

On this episode: the new pilot fatigue rule reexamined, an expedited visa process for low-risk travelers, FAA reauthorization status, A380 wing cracks, and an update on the EU Emissions Trading Scheme talks. Plus, learn how you can avoid DVT and hear about a local Pilots for Kids event.

 The FlightDeck - Episode 11, Nov/Dec 2011 -- Holidays, Canada Board, and Fantasy Flight | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: Unknown

On this episode: tips for holiday travel, the Middle East invests in air infrastructure, and Canada Board meeting coverage. Plus, get in the holiday spirit with a United's Fantasy Flight feature.

 The FlightDeck – Episode 10, October 2011 – Underwear Bomber, Bed Bugs and Big Business | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: Unknown

On this episode: the underwear bomber pleads guilty, Emirates expands its reach into the U.S., and pilots hit Capitol Hill. Plus, helpful tips on how you can best avoid bed bugs during your next trip.

 The FlightDeck - Episode 9 – Construction, Remembering 9-11, and Another FAA extension | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: Unknown

On this episode of The FlightDeck: Air Traffic Control updates language for runways under construction, ALPA honors the victims of September 11, and Congress extends FAA funding for the twenty-second time. Plus, information on treating allergies in the cockpit.

 The FlightDeck - Episode 8 – FTDT, Ticket Taxes, & the Air Safety Forum | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: Unknown

On this episode of The FlightDeck: how the European Union could pile even more taxes onto your airline ticket, who’s holding the flight- and duty-time regulations hostage, and exclusive coverage from the ALPA’s 57th Air Safety Forum. Plus, the lucky winner of the Sennheiser HMEC 26-T headset!

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