Airplane Geeks Podcast
Summary: This podcast covers all aspects of aviation: commercial airlines, military, and general aviation. Each week an industry guest joins to discuss current aviation news topics. Good conversation, analysis, and banter combine to make this an entertaining show.
The Planes of Fame Air Museum, Delta’s contract for sustainable aviation fuel, United’s cargo-only flights, Qatar Airways’ profits, British Airways’ offer for pilots to fly for Qatar.
Leonardo AW609 Tiltrotor, United tail strike, FAA flight training policy, antitrust suit over American Airlines-JetBlue alliance, industry-wide no-fly list,Rolls-Royce wins B-52 re-engine contract.
Pilot mental health, aerial tanker competition, Rolls-Royce electric airplane, X-Wing at the Smithsonian, 737 MAX criminal charge, Cranky Dorkfest, emergency landings, gifts for flight attendants, checked baggage.
Aerial sports broadcasting with Winged Vision, Emirates A380 plans, Scaled Composites Loyal Wingman, diverted ticket security fees, electric motor for aircraft propulsion, eVTOL company founder wants to fly first.
Daedalean AI-based flight control software for pilot assist and eventual autonomous flight, a Boeing 737MAX flight report, and a travel report after flying United to Germany.
Avelo Airlines trip report and route changes, conversation with the CEO of Crew Dog Electronics. Also, Piedmont pilots eligible for bonuses, FAA Zero Tolerance for Unruly and Dangerous Behavior Toolkit, late-night TV hosts roast Delta Air Lines, Southwest Airlines cuts flights.
Mike Busch, founder and CEO of Savvy Aviation, talks about aircraft maintenance. Also, calling up the Civil Reserve Air Fleet, United Airlines says no duct tape, and unhappy Southwest Airlines pilots.
Airline recovery, electric aviation, duct tape, preliminary NTSB report, upgraded F35 engine, A330 take off from taxiway, X-59 QueSST jet.
Spirit Airlines cancels flights, American Airlines free Tik Tok, cargo plane returns with a fire indication, GA gallery coming to the Smithsonian, aviation jet fuel shortages.
Continued coverage of EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2021 with the National Air Transportation Association, teTra Aviation, Pod-A-Palooza, and EAA Radio.
A roundtable at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2021 recorded at the Theater in the Woods.
Interviews from the Spurwink Farm fly-in and pancake breakfast held July 11, 2021 at the Spurwink Farm Airfield in Maine.
Bambi Buckets carried by helicopters for aerial firefighting, cargo jet wreckage found, Branson in space, F-35A wins Swiss competition, Germany buys P-8A, China export fighters, supersonic transports, F/A defense training.
On July 4, 2021, our friend and Airplane Geeks reporter-at-large Launchpad Marzari was killed when his Focke-Wulf FWP-149D crashed while enroute from New Braunfels Regional Airport to Skylark Field in Killeen, Texas.
Jet fighter cockpit experiences, Amazon Air turboprops, B777X certification, 4K flight data recorder, Virgin Galactic commercial flights, exiting the aircraft.