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.
A Memorial Day tale of the loss of a Douglas A-26 Invader, conversation with the young founder of an airship company, and flying a Focke-Wulf into a major airport.
The chief commercial officer of one of the largest aircraft maintenance, storage, and reclamation operations explains aircraft storage in light of the large number of airplanes taken out of service. In the news, members of the new Women in Aviation Advisory Board are announced, the fatal Canadian Snowbird crash, the Cessna SkyCourier first flight, airline passenger policies for wearing masks, and Airbus looks to a downsized future.
David Costa, the RenegadeAV8R, on being a jet airshow demo pilot, hosting the RenegadeAV8R Radio Show and engaging young engineers in a project to set new jet records. ALPA wants COVID rules, airline cash flow, tragic runway accident, Heathrow runway, Frontier middle seats, Qatar Airlines wants training expenses.
Chris Manno’s 42 years as a professional pilot, industry Q1 losses, production cuts, furloughs, and layoffs. Airline and airport safety measures, Federal bailout money, a hybrid-electric aircraft, and the Treaty on Open Skies.
The CEO of Imperium Jets explains the current demand for business jets, Airbus lays off 3200, Boeing pulls out of $4.2B Embraer deal and pushes back 737 MAX return to service, post-COVID-19 airline seat designs, American checked bag fees, 42-foot limo built from a Learjet.
To celebrate our 600th episode milestone, we invited our audience to join us in a Zoom meeting. The fifty participants included our listeners, hosts, contributors, past guests, and friends.
An aviation and space reporter helps us understand the current state of the aviation industry and where it might lead. We also bring you an inside look at how an article for an aviation magazine is produced.
737 MAX order cancellations, airlines flying cargo, flight cancellations, ghost flights, and furloughs. Stratolaunch and hypersonic test aircraft, positive airline stories, what to do at home, free training, electric fold-up scooter for your plane.
Bailout for Boeing and the airlines, FAA waiver of medical certificate enforcement action, the revocation of Collings Foundation passenger flights, an FAA RFI from low-altitude manned aircraft pilots, things to do at home, cosmic rays in the atmosphere.
In Flight USA Magazine is targeted to general and business aviation and aviation enthusiasts. In the news, aviation events postponed or canceled, aviation museums closed, the military Gray/Grey Wolf programs and jet trainers, an online aviation course for youngsters, commercial pilots without a job, where airliners are parked.
Airport Watch is a group of airplane enthusiasts that have built a valuable relationship with their airport, law enforcement, and the community. In the news, the impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak continues to impact aviation, Southwest B737 experiences a fuselage rupture, and a man shoots at a police helicopter.
The Coronavirus is impacting the airlines, the entire travel industry, and global economies in general. Airlines are reducing capacity and taking other measures in response.
Is gender still holding women back in the aviation industry? Also, pilots might need sim training for the 737 MAX, Coronavirus concerns hit air travel hard and impact profitability, regional carriers continue to struggle, a pilot is arrested and jailed in Turkey, a good story about American Airlines.
An interview with the president of the Greater Philadelphia Chapter of Tuskegee Airmen. Also, more woes for Boeing, Coronavirus continues to disrupt commercial aviation, a solar-electric UAV, new Bell tail-rotor design, Collier Trophy nominees.
Airbus buys out Bombardier, Gulfstream G700 maiden flight, Airbus blended wing body, Boeing 747-8, Delta to become carbon neutral, Canadian aviation museum, ADS-B transponders, U.S. might block LEAP-1C to China, Cirrus emergency AD, sonic booms.