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.
Erika Armstrong on teaching the next generation of pilots. GE to split into 3 companies, details of the MD-87 crash, Boeing 737 MAX liability, Northeast Alliance, Australia Desk, MotoArt/Plane Tag festival.
Aviation espionage, crew assault by the pilot, 5G delay, airports and drones, unleaded fuel approvals, faked inflight emergency, infrastructure bill, Southwest trip report.
Green aviation, airline flight cancellations, flight automation, F-15EX engine competition, 5G interference, possible national no-fly list for unruly passengers, and the 2021 Pacific Air Show.
Our guest is a Boeing 787 Captain. In the news, an MD-87 accident, Piedmont Airlines flight attendants, flight statistics, airline tickets from a vending machine, Alitalia flight attendants, hypersonic passenger plane, new LAX parking structure.
NBAA-BACE, HondaJet 2600 Concept Light Jet, Cirrus Vision Jet, Diamond all-electric trainer, KC-46 tanker, airline ticket refunds, smuggling, Australia News Desk.
Report from Cranky Dorkfest 2021 where avgeeks meet at LAX to socialize and spot planes.
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.