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524 Electric Airplane Propulsion

10/10/2018
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The CEO of magniX talks about electric airplane propulsion. Also, FAA reauthorization, an initial NTSB report, why bad airline service is profitable, possible increase in the LSA weight limit, Air Force contracts for helicopters and the T-38 replacements. The post 524 Electric Airplane Propulsion appeared first on Airplane Geeks Podcast.

Duration:01:20:37

523 Fly Girls

10/3/2018
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The author of Fly Girls: How Five Daring Women Defied All Odds and Made Aviation History looks at the true story of pioneering women aviators. Also, Air Canada’s near disaster, FAA approves ultralight VTOL, FAA reauthorization, F-35B crash, American Airlines podcast, Dorkfest 2018, Collings Foundation. The post 523 Fly Girls appeared first on Airplane Geeks Podcast.

Duration:01:57:18

522 Aviation is Your Future at ERAU

9/25/2018
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Dr. Patti Clark, Program Chair at ERAU on Aviation is Your Future course for youngsters aged 8-12. Also sustainability in the aviation industry, FAA reauthorization, A-10, misspelled airline name, falsifying FAA records, XP-82 Twin Mustang, Dorkfest. The post 522 Aviation is Your Future at ERAU appeared first on Airplane Geeks Podcast.

Duration:01:36:51

521 Appareo Systems ADS-B

9/19/2018
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Our Appareo Systems guest talks about ADS-B systems. United Airlines goal to cut greenhouse emissions by 50%, Airbus investing in synthetic spider silk, fatal Cessna 335 crash, bad behavior by emotional support animals, passing the Cirrus SF50 checkride. The post 521 Appareo Systems ADS-B appeared first on Airplane Geeks Podcast.

Duration:01:36:15

520 UPS Airlines

9/12/2018
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A deep look at UPS Airlines, Perlan 2 altitude record flight, GA accident rates, F-35C incident, pizza for American Airlines passengers, the 97th birthday of a WASP, the Immortal Red Baron air show act, a new Old Guys and Their Airplanes video, the 2018 Audi Stuart Air Show. The post 520 UPS Airlines appeared first on Airplane Geeks Podcast.

Duration:01:25:04

519 Bits & Pieces XXII

9/5/2018
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This is a Bits & Pieces episode with recorded segments from the hosts, contributors, and listeners. The post 519 Bits & Pieces XXII appeared first on Airplane Geeks Podcast.

Duration:01:54:31

518 Betty in the Sky

8/29/2018
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Betty in the Sky with a Suitcase podcast host and author Betty Thesky tells us about the life and experiences of a flight attendant. Airline seating, airline fees, flight attendant pay. Also, an indigenous fighter from Iran, the UK Light Aircraft Assoc. The post 518 Betty in the Sky appeared first on Airplane Geeks Podcast.

Duration:01:32:42

517 Back at the Airport

8/22/2018
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Social and technology changes at airports, facial recognition, carry-on screening, passenger vehicle traffic. AAviation Day, the de-icing pad, airport outreach, stairs trucks. Southwest issues a policy for trained service animals. The post 517 Back at the Airport appeared first on Airplane Geeks Podcast.

Duration:01:43:50

516 University Aviation Program

8/15/2018
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Aviation program at University of Maine Augusta, stolen and crashed Horizon Air turboprop, proposed British jet fighter, elevated carbon monoxide levels, percentage of women pilots, lawsuit over lavatory access, fatal Ju 52 crash, pancake breakfast and fly-in. The post 516 University Aviation Program appeared first on Airplane Geeks Podcast.

Duration:01:35:56

515 Jon Ostrower’s The Air Current

8/8/2018
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Aviation journalist Jon Ostrower is now editor-in-chief of The Air Current and shares his views on Farnborough, electric aircraft, the Embraer/Boeing and Bombardier/Airbus linkups, and a Boeing middle market jet. Also, single pilot cargo planes, Trent 1000 problems, a GA exhibit coming to the National Air & Space Museum. The post 515 Jon Ostrower’s The Air Current appeared first on Airplane Geeks Podcast.

Duration:01:22:03

514 Aircraft Crash Sites

8/1/2018
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Our guest documents aircraft crash sites and helps next of kin find closure. Also, Boeing’s Aviall unit helping Antonov, GA fees charged by FBO’s, Delta’s new dining experience, an update on fan blade inspections following the fatal uncontained engine failure on Southwest. The post 514 Aircraft Crash Sites appeared first on Airplane Geeks Podcast.

Duration:01:28:26

513 Farnborough Airshow 2018

7/25/2018
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The 2018 Farnborough Airshow, Ryanair strikes, the top ten airlines, United flight attendants sell the airline’s credit card, Airbus A321LR and XLR, an interview with the director of the Portland International Jetport. The post 513 Farnborough Airshow 2018 appeared first on Airplane Geeks Podcast.

Duration:02:06:00

512 Aerial Firefighting

7/18/2018
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Aerial firefighting aircraft, pilots, and missions. Early Farnborough orders, the CSeries is now the Airbus A220, a Rolls Royce Hybrid VTOL, an engine OEM says, “not so fast.” Info on AirVenture Oshkosh 2018 gatherings of aviation podcasters and listeners. The post 512 Aerial Firefighting appeared first on Airplane Geeks Podcast.

Duration:01:32:38

511 Aircraft Dispatcher

7/11/2018
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Aircraft dispatcher training and knowledge, FAA won’t regulate airline seat space, Delta 777-200ER refresh, Boeing and Embraer, JetBlue helps pet, PIMA Air & Space Museum, going supersonic, airmail navigation arrows, Equator Aircraft P2 Xcursion first test flight. The post 511 Aircraft Dispatcher appeared first on Airplane Geeks Podcast.

Duration:01:33:25

510 U.S. Airmail 100th Anniversary

7/4/2018
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100th anniversary of airmail, new Goodyear airship, Aquila canceled, Boeing 797, a hypersonic airliner concept, a stealth tanker, TSA looks at your snacks, Heathrow expansion, a quieter airplane, reduced pilot training at USAF, finding airway beacons, Air Evac Lifeteam at COTA, student pilot Nicki’s new flight instructor. The post 510 U.S. Airmail 100th Anniversary appeared first on Airplane Geeks Podcast.

Duration:01:43:28

509 New Distribution Capability for Airlines

6/27/2018
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New Distribution Capability (NDC) in the airline industry, travel booking trends, airport experience, airline computer systems, career pathway program with UA, ATC privatization, Rolls-Royce compressor problems. The post 509 New Distribution Capability for Airlines appeared first on Airplane Geeks Podcast.

Duration:01:36:18

508 Innovations In Flight 2018

6/20/2018
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Interviews from the 2018 Innovations in Flight Family Day and Outdoor Aviation Display held by the Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia. The post 508 Innovations In Flight 2018 appeared first on Airplane Geeks Podcast.

Duration:02:49:22

507 SR-71, Owning the Airspace Above 60,000 Feet

6/13/2018
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Talk with an SR-71 instructor pilot, airline pilot, author. Also, Airbus Helicopters H160, F-35 report from GAO, B-1B fleet grounding, must-see TV programs about airplanes, Texas Aircraft Expo. The post 507 SR-71, Owning the Airspace Above 60,000 Feet appeared first on Airplane Geeks Podcast.

Duration:01:31:23

506 Erika Armstrong in the Cockpit

6/6/2018
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Erika Armstrong is an experienced pilot, author, speaker, an instructional design director for aircrew training, and a university aviation professor. In the news, JetSuite is launch customer for Zunum hybrid-electric planes, onboard pet monitoring technology, airline flight 1’s, a Geico Skytyper is lost, Southwest Airline’s financial outlook, and kidnapping charges at a flight school. The post 506 Erika Armstrong in the Cockpit appeared first on Airplane Geeks Podcast.

Duration:01:38:47

505 Bits & Pieces XXI

5/30/2018
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A Bits & Pieces episode with recorded segments from the hosts, contributors, and listeners: New England Air Museum, VMA-311, Alan Bean, C-17 Globemaster, Tora Tora Tora, Pitts cross country, and more. The post 505 Bits & Pieces XXI appeared first on Airplane Geeks Podcast.

Duration:01:29:25