Airplane Geeks Podcast show

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.

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 571 Aviation Reporter | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:26:12

The Boeing 737 MAX: congressional investigations, changing the certification process, and regulatory agency harmony. Also, Canadian airline mergers, green aviation, COMAC developments, the collapse of Thomas Cook, Belgian F-16 crash, Chuck Yeager sues Airbus.

 570 Flying in the B-2 Stealth Bomber | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:45:38

B-2 stealth bomber film from the cockpit in flight and a television series examining the US military global nuclear mission in the 21st century. Also, Heathrow protest, UAE views on 737 MAX, Boeing 707 to Australia, spilled coffee diverts a flight.

 569 Wichita, Air Capital of the World | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:41:27

Sonia Greteman on the new book Wichita: Where Aviation Took Wing. Interviews from Dorkfest with UA CEO Oscar Munoz, Courtney & Isaac. Different 737 Max viewpoints between regulators, GA and hurricane Dorian, the last Red Bull Air Race.

 568 Bits & Pieces XXV | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:23:31

Interviews about aerospace journalism, a hybrid car/airplane, the Piper Pilot 100 series aircraft, Stratux ADS-B, the Electric Jetpack, and a Wings and Wheels event at an aviation museum.

 567 Dream Planes | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:26:22

DOT Safety Oversight and Certification Advisory Committee, British Airways pilot strike, B757 compressor stall, snake in the airport, Chinese stealth bomber, AirVenture North 40 flight line operations, airshow review, and listener dream plane rides.

 566 Aviation Conversations | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:18:09

FAA NextGen portfolio manager, InfiniteFlight CEO, the crew of NOAA WP-3D Orion hurricane hunter, a decorated WWII pilot, an aviation-themed hotel, fuel cell-powered airplane, China Lake Naval Air Weapons Station, A-10 Warthog, landing an A321 in a cornfield.

 565 Airshare COO Harry Mitchel | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:25:33

Airshare COO Harry Mitchel talks about fractional jet ownership and aircraft management. Also, ADS-B equipage biz jets, C-130 grounding, airplane hacking security alert from DHS, airport noise, Southwest program to create career paths for pilots.

 564 One Hundred Years of GE Aviation | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:21:54

The 100-year history of GE Aviation, the path forward for electric planes, hidden city ticketing, Boeing plans to employ a second flight computer on the 737 MAX, an employment cutback at ICON Aircraft, a successful English Channel crossing on a flyboard.

 563 Circumnavigating the Globe in a Pilatus | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:31:01

Circumnavigating the globe in a Pilatus PC-12. Allegiant seat pitch, fuel dump ruins a runway, 737 MAX fallout, a hoverboard across the Channel, FAA administrator confirmed, the PLANE Act, Chinese aircraft carriers.

 562 Portland International Jetport | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:34:55

The director of the Portland International Jetport on airport development, noise, attracting airlines. Also, A321neo pitch problem, an airline seat idea, a PAX banned for life, electric airplane pre-orders, the Owls Head Transportation Museum, a young CAP cadet, and a retired pilot.

 561 Vintage Aviation | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:40:14

A project to present photos and stories of vintage aviation. Also, Zunum closes shop, FAA publishes new ADS-B pre-flight policy, GE9X engine recognized by Guinness Book of World Records, aviation in the environmentalist crosshairs, the latest on “DB” Cooper, a rebranding of the 737 MAX or maybe not, a hotel room with a full flight simulator.

 560 Aircraft Valuation with VREF | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:38:59

President of VREF on aircraft valuation. A new Fat Albert, electric airplane from André Borschberg, EASA & 737 MAX, additive manufacturing, supersonic flight emissions, Boeing T-X experimental test pilot, major general with Japanese Ministry of Defense.

 559 Boom Supersonic Overture Facility | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:41:31

Boom Supersonic’s facility for the Overture Mach-2.2 supersonic aircraft. Bombardier exits commercial aviation, government probe of the 787, UTC hybrid-electric regional plane, 14-year-old flew a glider cross country solo, PPG at the Paris Air Show.

 558 EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2019 Preview | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:20:27

What to expect at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2019. In the news, we discuss a woman trapped in an airliner, crosswind testing in Iceland, the Boeing 737 MAX grounding, and the Paris Air Show.

 557 Innovations in Flight 2019 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:15:10

Interviews from the annual Innovations in Flight Family Day and Outdoor Aviation Display held at the Smithsonian's National Air & Space Museum at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia.


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