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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 649 Detect and Avoid | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 46:50

The CEO of Iris Automation explains detect and avoid capability for unmanned aircraft. This technology is essential to integrating beyond visual line of sight unpiloted aircraft into the National Airspace System.

 648 Bits | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 16:26

A short episode with some positive thoughts on aviation during Covid, and an Eat at the Airport review.

 647 Glass Cockpit | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:44:51

Glass cockpit and the Garmin G3000 and G5000 book, airline recovery, JetBlue London slots, Boeing’s big 737 MAX order, National Aviation Hall of Fame volunteer, Cessna SkyCourier update, relief for Wichita aviation jobs, fun mod for Microsoft Flight Sim.

 646 Pilot Shop | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:26:35

Sporty’s Pilot Shop, startup airlines launching 2021, General Aviation shipments, F-35 software upgrade. Blue Bonnet airshow, FAA notification of construction activity, Gulfstream hush kit.

 645 Woman Aviator | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:31:27

A woman aviator who became the first female FAA inspector, NTSB investigator, and a member of the “Mercury 13.” Also, AerCap/GECAS merger, Dassault Falcon 6X first flight, FAA GA award winners, Buzz Lightyear, a serial stowaway.

 644 Aviation Art Designs | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:26:42

MotoArt turns unused aircraft parts into high-end furniture and aviation art designs. Pratt & Whitney’s new hypersonic engine project, AFRL autonomous Skyborg aircraft and Boeing Loyal Wingman, Boeing critical of A321XLR, Qantas mystery flights, Southwest Airlines grant program.

 643 Aeronautical Charts | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:28:41

FAA aeronautical charts, TWA Flight 800 reconstruction decommissioning, Collier Trophy finalists, Flying Magazine Editors’ Choice Awards, Boeing fined by FAA, Boeing 737 MAX order, Delta reactivating pilots, Icelandair flight to Antarctica.

 642 Aircraft Line Maintenance | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:13:21

Aircraft line maintenance, engine failures on commercial flights, single pilot aircraft, possible all-new design for an F-16 replacement, a mid-air wedding.

 641 AOPA Events for 2021 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:14:40

AOPA events planned for 2021, Bombardier ending Learjet production, United Airlines investment in eVTOL, VFR charts move to a 56-day production cycle, F-35A engine issues impact the demo team schedule, and a TSA agent saves the day for some confused passengers.

 640 Australian Women Pilots | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:22:21

Amazing true stories of Australian woman pilots, predicting air travel recovery, airline demand shifts, flying on the jetstream, USAF tankers, disappearing cabin crew, Alaska Airlines sweepstakes for lovers.

 639 AeroEducate | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:17:30

The new AeroEducate youth aviation initiative from the EAA, pandemic effects on airline pilots, FedEx relocating Hong Kong-based crew, 5G and satellite-based navigation, new Norwegian Air Shuttle strategy, F-18 conformal fuel tanks, first contractor-owned F-16 aggressors.

 638 Geospatial Data for Airports | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:26:30

Geospatial data for airports, airport investment strategy and reductions in operations, international flights restricted, health bill for domestic air travel, aviation events, criminal conviction for unsafe drone operation, a B-21 update, and the outlook for New Zealand.

 637 Travel Industry | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:14:41

The impacts of COVID-19 and the 737 MAX on air travel. New CDC test requirements for air passengers, airlines and the relief package, booking the middle seat, growth of air cargo, F-35B qualifications, Australia orders Apache, aviation event postponements.

 636 Boeing Criminal Fine | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 56:33

Boeing’s $2.5 Billion 737 MAX settlement, FAA rules for supersonic aircraft testing, O’Leary accuses government of mismanaging travel restrictions, a warning for disruptive air travelers, Sriwijaya Air flight SJ182 crash, and TSA canines.

 635 Positive Aviation News | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:33:39

A roundtable discussion of the positive aviation news stories from 2020, the year everybody would like to forget.


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