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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Podcasts:

 598 Airplanes, Toilet Paper, and Corn Dogs | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:43:34

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.

 597 Bail Out Boeing? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:41:09

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.

 596 In Flight USA Magazine | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:25:28

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.

 595 Airport Watch | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:18:47

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.

 594 Coronavirus Impact on Airlines | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:04:50

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.

 593 Women in the Aviation Industry | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:27:32

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.

 592 FOD in the Fuel Tanks | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:26:08

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.

 591 Aviation News | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:35:48

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.

 590 Richard Aboulafia | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:28:08

David Neeleman’s new airline, Breeze Aviation; Boeing’s board of directors, the 737 MAX and the NMA and the FSA; United’s purchase of a flight school; NASA's experimental X-59 supersonic jet and the prospects for supersonic transport, and a Southwest Airlines Teddy bear.

 589 Coronavirus Impacts Aviation | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:04:51

Coronavirus and air travelers, airlines, aviation-related activities. A program for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, Delaware gets airline service, Collings Foundation ground tours, Muilenburg’s departure package, NMA, Kobe Bryant crash.

 588 Aircraft Insurance | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:25:20

Aircraft insurance premiums on the rise, DOT NPRM for service animals, pet transportation, Boeing 777X first flight, vision-based flight control for GA, fuel dumping, positive airline stories from listeners.

 587 Lightspeed Aviation | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:22:04

New video series from Lightspeed Aviation inspired by the people, business, and adventure of aviation. New aircraft carrier named for WWII hero, US Navy disrupts GPS, autonomous A350 take-off, Garmin electronic steam instruments, Delta 777 fuel dump.

 586 Flight Shaming | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:05:38

Flight shaming with the creative director of SimpliFlying. Also, Airbus production rates and employment growth, China’s COMAC C919 airliner struggle, Bell V-280 Valor tiltrotor first autonomous flight, how a fugitive navigated through the aircraft charter business to make good his escape.

 585 Wings Over New Zealand, Australia, and Britain | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:29:44

Preservation of World War II aviation history with Dave Homewood. In the news, we look at labor contract negotiations at US airlines, the latest on the 737 MAX crisis, the safest airlines to fly in 2020, the Punctuality League 2020 results, a great story from United Airlines, and why the A-10 Warthog can’t be stopped.

 584 Bits & Pieces XXVI | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 23:44

Our Main(e) Man Micah looks back at his aviation activities from 2019.

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