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Our aim to educate and inform you, explore and develop your passion for aviation, and entertain you a little along the way.

Our aim to educate and inform you, explore and develop your passion for aviation, and entertain you a little along the way.
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United States

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Our aim to educate and inform you, explore and develop your passion for aviation, and entertain you a little along the way.

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English


Episodes

561 Vintage Aviation

7/17/2019
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A project to present photos and stories of vintage aviation. Also, Zunum closes shop, FAA publishes new ADS-B pre-flight policy, GE9X engine recognized by Guinness Book of World Records, aviation in the environmentalist crosshairs, the latest on “DB” Cooper, a rebranding of the 737 MAX or maybe not, a hotel room with a full flight simulator.

Duration:01:40:13

560 Aircraft Valuation with VREF

7/10/2019
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President of VREF on aircraft valuation. A new Fat Albert, electric airplane from André Borschberg, EASA & 737 MAX, additive manufacturing, supersonic flight emissions, Boeing T-X experimental test pilot, major general with Japanese Ministry of Defense.

Duration:01:38:58

559 Boom Supersonic Overture Facility

7/3/2019
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Boom Supersonic’s facility for the Overture Mach-2.2 supersonic aircraft. Bombardier exits commercial aviation, government probe of the 787, UTC hybrid-electric regional plane, 14-year-old flew a glider cross country solo, PPG at the Paris Air Show.

Duration:01:41:31

558 EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2019 Preview

6/26/2019
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What to expect at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2019. In the news, we discuss a woman trapped in an airliner, crosswind testing in Iceland, the Boeing 737 MAX grounding, and the Paris Air Show.

Duration:01:20:27

557 Innovations in Flight 2019

6/18/2019
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Interviews from the annual Innovations in Flight Family Day and Outdoor Aviation Display held at the Smithsonian's National Air & Space Museum at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia.

Duration:02:15:10

556 A New Microsoft Flight Simulator

6/12/2019
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Microsoft Flight Simulator returns, the operations manager and the chief pilot of Skydive Spaceland San Marcos, Boeing 737 slats issue, value of business jets, proposed Raytheon and United Technologies merger, airport facial scans, electric hybrid Cessna 337 Skymaster.

Duration:01:27:38

555 Marzari Goes Skydiving

6/5/2019
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An airplane geek goes skydiving, a talk about the Spurwink Farm Pancake Breakfast & Fly-In, a proud papa talks with a new Civil Air Patrol cadet, more on cryogenic hydrogen fuel cells for electric airplanes. An eVTOL with a 400-mile range, CBS interview with Boeing CEO, assumptions made during 737 MAX design and certification, trapping flight attendants in the plane.

Duration:01:37:33

554 Bits & Pieces XXIV

5/29/2019
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Upcoming Innovations in Flight Family Day and Aviation Display, aviation tour of Pacific Northwest, Micah’s update of his piece on flight sims, the D-Day Squadron in Connecticut, Launchpad’s connection to Normandy invasion, smoke oil.

Duration:01:13:27

553 Museum of Flight

5/22/2019
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Interviews from the Museum of Flight in Seattle, Washington. Also, one pilot for the NMA, airline deals in Canada, more European airline failures, cryogenic hydrogen fuel cell, an app for bumping, special paint jobs, USAF aggressor squadron F-35A’s.

Duration:02:03:29

552 Planes of Fame Air Show

5/7/2019
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Interviews from the 2019 Planes of Fame Air Show and Commemorative Air Force support crew. Also, 737 Max AOA Disagree alert, pilot training with virtual reality, Airbus A380s being parted out, pilot identified in fatal Northrop N9MB Flying Wing crash.

Duration:01:22:27

551 Conversations from Sun ‘n Fun

5/1/2019
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Interviews from Sun ‘n Fun 2019: Aerospace Center of Excellence, family-owned aircraft interiors company, a high school student funds his pilot training, flight operations software company, a competitive glider pilot.

Duration:01:51:20

550 AOPA Foundation You Can Fly Challenge

4/24/2019
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AOPA Foundation You Can Fly initiatives create a stronger and safer pilot community. Also, Cirrus SF50 Vision Jet grounded, CFMI Leap engine coking issue, Boeing 787 Dreamliner production quality, N9M flying wing fatal crash, ADS-B and accident rates.

Duration:01:30:26

549 Civil Air Patrol

4/17/2019
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The Civil Air Patrol, noncommissioned officers in aviation, the V-22 Osprey. Last Doolittle Raider passes, F-35A recovery, SOCOM and light attack aircraft, Stratolaunch first flight, Ethiopian AOA sensor, reduced seat recline, 60 electric airplane order.

Duration:01:34:27

548 Champaign Aviation Museum

4/10/2019
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Champaign Aviation Museum restoration work, volunteers, the role of aviation museums. 737 safety cards, Scaled Composites Model 401, flight attendant trip brokering, Wow Air, Collier Trophy winner. 2019 SUN ‘n FUN Fly-in and Expo.

Duration:01:32:46

547 Live at Sun ‘n Fun 2019

4/7/2019
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Live at the 2019 SUN 'n FUN International Fly-in and Expo

Duration:01:38:57

546 Women Take Flight at NEAM

3/31/2019
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The Women Take Flight event at the New England Air Museum was held to commemorate Women's History Month and in conjunction with Women of Aviation Worldwide Week. Visitors of all ages celebrated women's contributions to aerospace history through a variety of hands-on activities, special events, and guest lecturers.

Duration:01:18:32

545 Boeing 737 MAX, Someone’s Got Some ‘Splaining to Do

3/27/2019
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Two guests this episode: An airline Captain who flies the Boeing 737-800 and the 737 MAX 8 and the International President of the Association of Flight Attendants. In the news, we look at the nominee to be the next FAA Administrator, private pilots providing services to disaster victims, and the decision to replace aging F-15’s with the F-15X.

Duration:01:52:12

544 NBAA Regional Forum

3/20/2019
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NBAA Regional Forum in Houston, pilot and mechanic shortage, NBAA top safety focus areas. B737 Max, AOA, MCAS, the certification process. Also, Southwest labor agreement, more coin tosses for good luck, B-52 re-engining, famous aviation siblings, Red Bull air races, Boeing 747.

Duration:01:23:53

543 Aviation Career Opportunities

3/13/2019
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Aviation career opportunities, current employment outlook, industry trends, and scholarships. Boeing acquisition of ForeFlight, the crash of Ethiopian 737 MAX 8, FOD in KC-46, pilot leaves handgun onboard, pax with an RPG, SUN ‘n FUN fly-in and air show.

Duration:01:40:43

542 Airline Seats

3/6/2019
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Airline seats from Layer Design that you control with an app, Boeing-Embraer deals, business jet deliveries, re-engining the B-52 fleet, regional jets and scope clauses, lithium-ion battery ban on commercial flights, another MH360 theory, F117 rumors, and flying with a fake license. Also, an airplane of the week, and two must-see videos.

Duration:01:24:25