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531 Aerial Tankers, Again

12/12/2018
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Lockheed Martin and Airbus push A330 MRTT aerial tankers, air marshals, Brazilian court blocks Boeing-Embraer deal, airport biometrics, pilots and apps, AOPA STEM program, An-124 at Houston, Boeing 777X BBJ, Voyager 2 in interstellar space. The post 531 Aerial Tankers, Again appeared first on Airplane Geeks Podcast.

Duration:01:31:45

530 Airlines and the Cloud: Creating Responsive Customer Service

12/5/2018
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Airlines use the cloud for responsive customer service. Indigo Partners invests in Wow, airport micro-hotel rooms, B747 retirements, passengers pay for aircraft repairs, A320 engine cowling door problems, Piaggio insolvent, history segment on the TBF Avenger. The post 530 Airlines and the Cloud: Creating Responsive Customer Service appeared first on Airplane Geeks Podcast.

Duration:01:30:00

529 Normandy Jump 2019

11/28/2018
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The upcoming Normandy Jump commemorating the 75th anniversary of D-Day, new standards for obtaining an Airline Transport Pilot certificate or an airplane type rating, a solid-state propulsion system from MIT, and a carbon offsetting and reduction scheme for international aviation. The post 529 Normandy Jump 2019 appeared first on Airplane Geeks Podcast.

Duration:00:58:59

528 Red Bull Air Race

11/21/2018
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Red Bull Air Race World Championship Finale report, Boeing Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System, Lockheed Martin X-59 Quiet Supersonic Technology aircraft, Aurora Flight Sciences pseudo-satellite, JAL pilots, TSA Automated Security Lanes. The post 528 Red Bull Air Race appeared first on Airplane Geeks Podcast.

Duration:01:24:09

527 Bombardier Sheds Business Units

11/14/2018
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Bombardier sells off major portions of its commercial aviation business, FAA issues an Emergency Airworthiness Directive for Boeing 737, an American Airlines executive flys United, an update on United’s Polaris business class, Japanese pilots and alcohol consumption, and some visitors allowed to the gate at Sea-Tac. Also, a talk with a Challenger Class Red Bull air race pilot and crosswind landings with the B-52. The post 527 Bombardier Sheds Business Units appeared first on Airplane Geeks...

Duration:01:09:39

526 Delta Air Lines Celebrates

11/7/2018
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Delta Air Lines celebrates 10th anniversary of the Delta/Northwest merger, new engine repair shop, first A220-100. American Airlines baggage handler, Lion Air crash, Boeing 737 MAX data servers, two Iceland airlines. Interviews with aviation Youtuber and Snowbird #1. The post 526 Delta Air Lines Celebrates appeared first on Airplane Geeks Podcast.

Duration:01:11:04

525 Back in the Saddle

10/31/2018
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A new airline from the founder of Jetblue, a change to training regulations for experimental LSA, Tyndall AFB devastated by hurricane, Bombardier sues Mitsubishi, helicopter passenger saves the day, Lion Air fatal accident, air show and fly-in interviews. The post 525 Back in the Saddle appeared first on Airplane Geeks Podcast.

Duration:01:18:41

A Brief Announcement

10/24/2018
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Due to a death in the family, the Airplane Geeks podcast will be on a short hiatus. The post A Brief Announcement appeared first on Airplane Geeks Podcast.

Duration:00:01:07

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