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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.

Language:

English


Episodes

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Duration:01:58:40