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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 521 Appareo Systems ADS-B | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:36:16

Our Appareo Systems guest talks about ADS-B systems. United Airlines goal to cut greenhouse emissions by 50%, Airbus investing in synthetic spider silk, fatal Cessna 335 crash, bad behavior by emotional support animals, passing the Cirrus SF50 checkride.

 520 UPS Airlines | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:25:04

A deep look at UPS Airlines, Perlan 2 altitude record flight, GA accident rates, F-35C incident, pizza for American Airlines passengers, the 97th birthday of a WASP, the Immortal Red Baron air show act, a new Old Guys and Their Airplanes video, the 2018 Audi Stuart Air Show.

 519 Bits & Pieces XXII | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:54:32

This is a Bits & Pieces episode with recorded segments from the hosts, contributors, and listeners.

 518 Betty in the Sky | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:32:43

Betty in the Sky with a Suitcase podcast host and author Betty Thesky tells us about the life and experiences of a flight attendant. Airline seating, airline fees, flight attendant pay. Also, an indigenous fighter from Iran, the UK Light Aircraft Assoc.

 517 Back at the Airport | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:43:50

Social and technology changes at airports, facial recognition, carry-on screening, passenger vehicle traffic. AAviation Day, the de-icing pad, airport outreach, stairs trucks. Southwest issues a policy for trained service animals.

 516 University Aviation Program | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:35:57

Aviation program at University of Maine Augusta, stolen and crashed Horizon Air turboprop, proposed British jet fighter, elevated carbon monoxide levels, percentage of women pilots, lawsuit over lavatory access, fatal Ju 52 crash, pancake breakfast and fly-in.

 515 Jon Ostrower’s The Air Current | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:22:03

Aviation journalist Jon Ostrower is now editor-in-chief of The Air Current and shares his views on Farnborough, electric aircraft, the Embraer/Boeing and Bombardier/Airbus linkups, and a Boeing middle market jet. Also, single pilot cargo planes, Trent 1000 problems, a GA exhibit coming to the National Air & Space Museum.

 514 Aircraft Crash Sites | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:28:27

Our guest documents aircraft crash sites and helps next of kin find closure. Also, Boeing’s Aviall unit helping Antonov, GA fees charged by FBO’s, Delta’s new dining experience, an update on fan blade inspections following the fatal uncontained engine failure on Southwest.

 513 Farnborough Airshow 2018 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:06:01

The 2018 Farnborough Airshow, Ryanair strikes, the top ten airlines, United flight attendants sell the airline’s credit card, Airbus A321LR and XLR, an interview with the director of the Portland International Jetport.

 512 Aerial Firefighting | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:32:39

Aerial firefighting aircraft, pilots, and missions. Early Farnborough orders, the CSeries is now the Airbus A220, a Rolls Royce Hybrid VTOL, an engine OEM says, “not so fast.” Info on AirVenture Oshkosh 2018 gatherings of aviation podcasters and listeners.

 511 Aircraft Dispatcher | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:33:25

Aircraft dispatcher training and knowledge, FAA won’t regulate airline seat space, Delta 777-200ER refresh, Boeing and Embraer, JetBlue helps pet, PIMA Air & Space Museum, going supersonic, airmail navigation arrows, Equator Aircraft P2 Xcursion first test flight.

 510 U.S. Airmail 100th Anniversary | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:43:29

100th anniversary of airmail, new Goodyear airship, Aquila canceled, Boeing 797, a hypersonic airliner concept, a stealth tanker, TSA looks at your snacks, Heathrow expansion, a quieter airplane, reduced pilot training at USAF, finding airway beacons, Air Evac Lifeteam at COTA, student pilot Nicki’s new flight instructor.

 509 New Distribution Capability for Airlines | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:36:19

New Distribution Capability (NDC) in the airline industry, travel booking trends, airport experience, airline computer systems, career pathway program with UA, ATC privatization, Rolls-Royce compressor problems.

 508 Innovations In Flight 2018 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:49:23

Interviews from the 2018 Innovations in Flight Family Day and Outdoor Aviation Display held by the Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia.

 507 SR-71, Owning the Airspace Above 60,000 Feet | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:31:24

Talk with an SR-71 instructor pilot, airline pilot, author. Also, Airbus Helicopters H160, F-35 report from GAO, B-1B fleet grounding, must-see TV programs about airplanes, Texas Aircraft Expo.

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