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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 556 A New Microsoft Flight Simulator | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:27:39

Microsoft Flight Simulator returns, the operations manager and the chief pilot of Skydive Spaceland San Marcos, Boeing 737 slats issue, value of business jets, proposed Raytheon and United Technologies merger, airport facial scans, electric hybrid Cessna 337 Skymaster.

 555 Marzari Goes Skydiving | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:37:31

An airplane geek goes skydiving, a talk about the Spurwink Farm Pancake Breakfast & Fly-In, a proud papa talks with a new Civil Air Patrol cadet, more on cryogenic hydrogen fuel cells for electric airplanes. An eVTOL with a 400-mile range, CBS interview with Boeing CEO, assumptions made during 737 MAX design and certification, trapping flight attendants in the plane.

 554 Bits & Pieces XXIV | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:13:28

Upcoming Innovations in Flight Family Day and Aviation Display, aviation tour of Pacific Northwest, Micah’s update of his piece on flight sims, the D-Day Squadron in Connecticut, Launchpad’s connection to Normandy invasion, smoke oil.

 553 Museum of Flight | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:03:30

Interviews from the Museum of Flight in Seattle, Washington. Also, one pilot for the NMA, airline deals in Canada, more European airline failures, cryogenic hydrogen fuel cell, an app for bumping, special paint jobs, USAF aggressor squadron F-35A’s.

 552 Planes of Fame Air Show | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:22:27

Interviews from the 2019 Planes of Fame Air Show and Commemorative Air Force support crew. Also, 737 Max AOA Disagree alert, pilot training with virtual reality, Airbus A380s being parted out, pilot identified in fatal Northrop N9MB Flying Wing crash.

 551 Conversations from Sun ‘n Fun | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:51:21

Interviews from Sun ‘n Fun 2019: Aerospace Center of Excellence, family-owned aircraft interiors company, a high school student funds his pilot training, flight operations software company, a competitive glider pilot.

 550 AOPA Foundation You Can Fly Challenge | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:30:26

AOPA Foundation You Can Fly initiatives create a stronger and safer pilot community. Also, Cirrus SF50 Vision Jet grounded, CFMI Leap engine coking issue, Boeing 787 Dreamliner production quality, N9M flying wing fatal crash, ADS-B and accident rates.

 549 Civil Air Patrol | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:34:28

The Civil Air Patrol, noncommissioned officers in aviation, the V-22 Osprey. Last Doolittle Raider passes, F-35A recovery, SOCOM and light attack aircraft, Stratolaunch first flight, Ethiopian AOA sensor, reduced seat recline, 60 electric airplane order.

 548 Champaign Aviation Museum | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:32:47

Champaign Aviation Museum restoration work, volunteers, the role of aviation museums. 737 safety cards, Scaled Composites Model 401, flight attendant trip brokering, Wow Air, Collier Trophy winner. 2019 SUN ‘n FUN Fly-in and Expo.

 547 Live at Sun ‘n Fun 2019 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:38:57

Live at the 2019 SUN 'n FUN International Fly-in and Expo

 546 Women Take Flight at NEAM | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:18:33

The Women Take Flight event at the New England Air Museum was held to commemorate Women's History Month and in conjunction with Women of Aviation Worldwide Week. Visitors of all ages celebrated women's contributions to aerospace history through a variety of hands-on activities, special events, and guest lecturers.

 545 Boeing 737 MAX, Someone’s Got Some ‘Splaining to Do | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:52:13

Two guests this episode: An airline Captain who flies the Boeing 737-800 and the 737 MAX 8 and the International President of the Association of Flight Attendants. In the news, we look at the nominee to be the next FAA Administrator, private pilots providing services to disaster victims, and the decision to replace aging F-15’s with the F-15X.

 544 NBAA Regional Forum | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:23:53

NBAA Regional Forum in Houston, pilot and mechanic shortage, NBAA top safety focus areas. B737 Max, AOA, MCAS, the certification process. Also, Southwest labor agreement, more coin tosses for good luck, B-52 re-engining, famous aviation siblings, Red Bull air races, Boeing 747.

 543 Aviation Career Opportunities | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:40:44

Aviation career opportunities, current employment outlook, industry trends, and scholarships. Boeing acquisition of ForeFlight, the crash of Ethiopian 737 MAX 8, FOD in KC-46, pilot leaves handgun onboard, pax with an RPG, SUN ‘n FUN fly-in and air show.

 542 Airline Seats | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:24:26

Airline seats from Layer Design that you control with an app, Boeing-Embraer deals, business jet deliveries, re-engining the B-52 fleet, regional jets and scope clauses, lithium-ion battery ban on commercial flights, another MH360 theory, F117 rumors, and flying with a fake license. Also, an airplane of the week, and two must-see videos.


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