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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

504 Honeywell Chief Test Pilot

5/23/2018
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The chief test pilot for Honeywell Aerospace is our guest. In the news, we look at 737-700 freighters, folding wingtips for the 777X, and an online general aviation community from the European Aviation Safety Agency. The post 504 Honeywell Chief Test Pilot appeared first on Airplane Geeks Podcast.

Duration:01:19:37

503 D-Day Squadron and the C-47

5/16/2018
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Flying a fleet of C-47 aircraft over Normandy for the 75th anniversary of D-Day, Apple sued over plane crash, airline maintenance practices, the disappearance of MH 370, passenger reaction to service takeaways, student pilot Nicki, the A-10 Demo Team. The post 503 D-Day Squadron and the C-47 appeared first on Airplane Geeks Podcast.

Duration:01:45:24

502 Electric and Solar Aircraft from Bye Aerospace

5/9/2018
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Bye Aerospace founder George Bye on electric and solar aircraft, WC-130H crash in Georgia, breaking airplane windows, supersonic transports, history of Soviet airliners, Tom Larkin’s mini-jet, Mercury 13 documentary, the centennial of U.S. airmail service, lip syncing while flying. The post 502 Electric and Solar Aircraft from Bye Aerospace appeared first on Airplane Geeks Podcast.

Duration:01:58:40

501 OAG Travel Tech Innovation Survey

5/2/2018
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An OAG survey looks at future travel tech innovation and disruption. Uncontained engine failure on Southwest Boeing 737, integrating Bombardier CSeries into the Airbus organization, FAA reauthorization bill, and the effect of rising fuel prices on airfares. The post 501 OAG Travel Tech Innovation Survey appeared first on Airplane Geeks Podcast.

Duration:01:25:04

500 Five Hundred Episodes!

4/25/2018
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Celebrating our 500th episode with messages from our listeners and contributors, Airplane Geeks facts and trivia, AusDesk report, and a big announcement. Also, an emergency AD for certain CFM engines, a proposed mandatory retirement age for charter pilots. The post 500 Five Hundred Episodes! appeared first on Airplane Geeks Podcast.

Duration:01:51:08

499 Great Britain’s Royal Air Force Turns 100

4/17/2018
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Great British Fly-In at the Smithsonian celebrating the 100th anniversary of Great Britain’s Royal Air Force, Li-ion thermal runaway containment products, Sun ‘n Fun, subsidy dispute, F-35, Allegiant Air, standoff missile, 787 with reduced ETOPS rating. The post 499 Great Britain’s Royal Air Force Turns 100 appeared first on Airplane Geeks Podcast.

Duration:01:43:44

498 Sun ‘n Fun Radio

4/10/2018
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Dave Shallbetter talks about the Sun ‘n Fun International Fly-in and Expo and Sun ‘n Fun Radio. Also, Cirrus Aircraft, noncombat-related air crashes, cargo hold space passengers, the TSA, new NASM director, helicopter crash into the river, UA culture. The post 498 Sun ‘n Fun Radio appeared first on Airplane Geeks Podcast.

Duration:01:44:16

497 Designing an Airplane

4/4/2018
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The Chief Engineer at Vashon Aircraft talks about designing an airplane. Also, Bombardier and Embraer and the market for small commercial jets, the corporate culture of Boeing, where the A-10 Thunderbolt is going, a preliminary report from the NTSB on the fatal helicopter crash into the river. The post 497 Designing an Airplane appeared first on Airplane Geeks Podcast.

Duration:01:21:31

496 Electric Aircraft and New Technologies

3/28/2018
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Electric aircraft, automation, new technologies in aviation, airport access for GA, GAMA jobs rally, DoD receives more aircraft, air cargo security. The post 496 Electric Aircraft and New Technologies appeared first on Airplane Geeks Podcast.

Duration:01:48:22

495 Heritage Flights

3/21/2018
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The president of Planes of Fame tells us about the museum, restoring warbirds and historic aircraft, and flying heritage flights. The world’s largest jet engine, restraints on open-door helicopter flights, United Airlines and dogs, facial scanning at airports, Boeing 737 Max 7 first flight, hacking and GPS vulnerabilities. The post 495 Heritage Flights appeared first on Airplane Geeks Podcast.

Duration:01:44:25

494 Flight Training Management

3/14/2018
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An online flight training management application for flight instructors, students, and Part 61 flight schools. Also, Amelia Earhart, electric general aviation aircraft, Air New Zealand, United Airlines, comments on the Airbus A350 vs. the Boeing 787. The post 494 Flight Training Management appeared first on Airplane Geeks Podcast.

Duration:01:36:22

493 The Flying Tigers and the Forgotten War

3/7/2018
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The Flying Tigers, the search for MH370 four years after its disappearance, a newly designated national aviation museum, flight training in the F-104 Starfighter, slow acceptance of ADS-B, and the selection of the new FAA administrator. The post 493 The Flying Tigers and the Forgotten War appeared first on Airplane Geeks Podcast.

Duration:01:38:47