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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 604 Aircraft Storage | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:31:10

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.

 603 The RenegadeAV8R | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:28:08

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.

 602 The Life of a Pilot | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:17:52

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.

 601 Business Aviation | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:24:23

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.

 600 Live with a Studio Audience | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:39:42

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.

 599 One Less Than 600 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:56:37

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.

 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.


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