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Airplane Geeks Podcast

English, Leisure/Hobby/Lifestyle, 1 season, 90 episodes, 5 days, 1 hour, 40 minutes
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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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794 SouthWings Environmental Flights

SouthWings volunteer pilot organization, best-selling piston aircraft, student pilot stats, LearJet world flight, Las Vegas airport, skipping TSA, flight deck features, Spirit order deferral.
4/10/20241 hour, 20 minutes, 4 seconds
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793 Hypersonic Flight

Stratolaunch Talon A2 hypersonic vehicle, COMAC C929, pilfering on Air Force One, Gulfstream G700, Spirit Airlines' credit boost, pilot therapy sessions, United pilot capacity, Frontier Airlines' prank.
4/3/20241 hour, 20 minutes, 4 seconds
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792 Boom Supersonic XB-1 Demonstrator

Boom XB-1 demonstrator, Boeing leadership changes, FBI and Alaska Flight 1282, Boeing quality, FAA United oversight, PW1100G engine issue, A-10 demonstration team.
3/27/20241 hour, 6 minutes, 15 seconds
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791 U.S. Space Force

U.S. Space Force, business aviation tax proposals, probable cause for the LATAM 787 dive, FAA production audit at Boeing, NTSB hearing on 737, JetBlue gets unfavorable response after a flight.
3/20/20241 hour, 20 minutes, 4 seconds
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790 Airline Ticket Price

Airline ticket price components, Machinist’s Union and Boeing contract, NTSB is unhappy with cooperation from Boeing, a large American Airlines order, Indonesian pilots fall asleep, Alaskan law enforcement use of aircraft, LATAM flight experiences a “technical event” with injuries.
3/13/20241 hour, 20 minutes, 4 seconds
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789 Scaled Composites

Scaled Composites president and the VP of flight operations, FAA tells Boeing to make a plan, Boeing looks at SpiritAerosystems, Skyryse fly-by-wire helicopter, V-22 Osprey returning to flight, airlines scale back pilot hiring, JetBlue - Spirit merger off.
3/6/20241 hour, 20 minutes, 4 seconds
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788 Corporate Flight Attendant

Corporate flight attendant egress training, Bombardier Challenger crash, Boeing executive shuffling, Spirit AeroSystems whistleblowers, 737 Max Service Difficulty Reports, air traffic training, Boeing safety recommendations.
2/28/20241 hour, 37 minutes, 40 seconds
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787 California Science Center Space Shuttle Endeavour

Space Shuttle Endeavour at California Science Center, T-7A Red Hawk program delay, El Al communication takeover, infrastructure grants for US airports, Delta trading cards, Boeing immunity deal.
2/21/20241 hour, 6 minutes, 47 seconds
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786 Flying Tigers

The Flying Tigers 69th DRS Association, GPS jamming and spoofing, 737 MAX 9 lawsuits, Boeing quality, SAF options, pilot retirement age, AV-8B Harrier.
2/7/20241 hour, 31 minutes, 47 seconds
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785 The Boeing Company

Boeing and Spirit AeroSystems, lap babies, proposed JetBlue and Spirit Airlines merger, airline route growth, Ingenuity Mars Helicopter, B-21 Raider, more favorite aviation movies.
1/31/20241 hour, 26 minutes, 21 seconds
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784 Inflight Connectivity

Inflight connectivity, B737 MAX 9 inspections, unleaded avgas, an Air Force officer crowned Miss America, more favorite aviation movies.
1/24/20241 hour, 26 minutes, 21 seconds
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783 Favorite Aviation Movies

Listener’s favorite aviation movies, MAX 9 cabin door plug, British Airways pilot kidnapped and robbed, Spirit sale/leaseback, Netjets mandatory retirement age, Cirrus new generation SR-22.
1/17/20241 hour, 42 minutes, 42 seconds
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782 NASA X-59 Test Pilots

Two X-59 test pilots discuss the NASA Quesst mission, the design and technology of the X-59 aircraft, the role of test pilots, and the challenges of flying supersonic.
1/14/20241 hour, 26 minutes, 21 seconds
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781 Astronaut

The experiences of a NASA astronaut, 737 Max 9 grounded, A350 collides with Dash-8, air rage, Smart Gating, 300 hybrid-electric aircraft buy.
1/10/20241 hour, 26 minutes, 21 seconds
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780 Bits & Pieces XXXI

Flying Breeze Airways, getting into aviation, family holiday story, becoming an air marshal, Collings Foundation, getting to know Launchpad Marzari, 2023 year in review.
12/27/20231 hour, 48 minutes, 2 seconds
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779 Aircraft Leases

Aircraft leases, Southwest FAs must vote again, video stunt pilot stunt flying again, 737NG nacelle retrofits, PW1100G engine inspections, Southwest fined, museum for WWII crashes.
12/20/20231 hour, 48 minutes, 2 seconds
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778 China Aviation Market

China aviation market, V-22 Osprey grounded, JetBlue-Spirit merger, airport expansion, SAF from CO2 direct air capture technology.
12/13/20231 hour, 18 minutes, 26 seconds
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777 Aviation Accident Litigation

Aviation accident litigation, bad ATC, FAA Safety Team recommendations, United bribes, cargo drone airline, Collings Foundation air tours, Alaska and Hawaiian Airlines.
12/6/20231 hour, 41 minutes, 25 seconds
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776 Moving to Multi-engine Aircraft

Moving to a multi-engine aircraft, a Southwest airport lounge idea, Best Restroom, hydrogen engine for GA, municipal airport challenges, GA deliveries.
11/29/20231 hour, 48 minutes, 2 seconds
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775 Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

$30 Billion Port Authority capital plan, unruly passenger fine, remote airport tower certification, public charter flights, possible AA strike, ATC graduates skip FAA training.
11/22/20231 hour, 48 minutes, 2 seconds
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774 Why Flying is Miserable

Why flying is miserable and how to fix it, NTSB on increase in near-misses, ARC will examine pilot mental health, preliminary Hawker/Cessna accident report, cargo pilots offered $250,000 to go regional, UA frequent flyer program.
11/15/20231 hour, 48 minutes, 2 seconds
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773 North American Rockwell OV-10 Bronco

The North American Rockwell OV-10 Bronco, Van’s Aircraft financial issues, DOT and Schiphol airport, Federal Flight Deck Officer threatens another pilot.
11/8/20231 hour, 48 minutes, 2 seconds
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772 Managing Small Airports

Success factors for small airports, bizjets collision at Houston Hobby, airline cockpit safety, the NBAA show, new FAA administrator, Spirit halts pilot and FA training.
11/1/20231 hour, 48 minutes, 2 seconds
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771 Bits & Pieces Number 30

Interviews from Cranky Dorkfest 2023, Micah on lighter than air vehicles, and a chance encounter at Costco.
10/25/20231 hour, 4 minutes, 19 seconds
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770 Boarding the Airplane

The airline boarding process, Leap-1A engine compressor-stalls, the $19 billion Kennedy Airport transformation project, SpaceX Starlink Internet connectivity on planes, and an update on the oldest skydiver. Also, another Australia Desk report and great listener mail.
10/18/20231 hour, 24 minutes, 7 seconds
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769 Transonic Truss-braced Wing

A transonic truss-braced wing X-Plane, air travel capacity, germs on airliners, B-17 crash victim settlement.
10/11/202350 minutes, 57 seconds
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768 Xwing Autonomous Aircraft

Xwing autonomous aircraft, Delta loyalty program, GPS spoofing, Schipol capacity, crash takes two lives, a 104-year-old woman goes skydiving.
10/4/20231 hour, 32 minutes, 44 seconds
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767 Aircraft Seat

The CEO of an aircraft seat upholstery specialist company, airline loyalty programs, unapproved parts, Boeing in India.
9/27/20231 hour, 22 minutes, 49 seconds
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766 Air Travelers with Disabilities

Air travelers with disabilities, PAX compensation for delays, lux terminal services, controller shortage, social media post causes plane crash, seagliders for Hawaiian airline.
9/20/20231 hour, 30 minutes, 38 seconds
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765 Air Travel

The state of air travel and future outlook, commemorating 9/11, airlines leaving regional airports, skiplagging, FAA Administrator nomination, Air China engine fire.
9/13/20231 hour, 22 minutes, 1 second
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764 Oshkosh and Spurwink Farm

Interviews from EAA AirVenture Oshkosh and from the Spurwink Farm Fly-in and Pancake Breakfast.
9/6/20231 hour, 15 minutes, 44 seconds
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763 Rigid Airships

Rigid airships and the fatal crash of R101, pilot medical conditions, Boom Supersonic XB-1, fatal military crashes, more air traffic controllers needed.
8/30/20231 hour, 30 minutes, 21 seconds
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762 A Curtis P-40 Pilot and a United Assistant Chief Pilot

We speak with a Curtiss P-40 Warhawk owner and pilot, and with an Assistant Chief Pilot at United Airlines.
8/23/20231 hour, 10 minutes, 6 seconds
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761 Airline WiFi

Roger Sands, the CEO of Wyebot, explains airline WiFi. Wyebot provides AI-driven WiFi automation for the WiFi industry.
8/16/202344 minutes, 9 seconds
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760 Brian Shul Replay

A replay of our conversation with USAF Maj. Brian Shul from Airplane Geeks Episode 375.
8/2/202338 minutes, 58 seconds
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759 Reyné O’Shaughnessy Replay, Pilot Mental Health

A replay of our conversation with Reyné O’Shaughnessy from Airplane Geeks Episode 671 about pilot mental health.
7/26/202339 minutes, 14 seconds
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758 Jeff Bolton Replay, Inside the B-2 Bomber

A replay of our conversation with Jeff Bolton, originally published as Episode 570 on September 18, 2019.
7/19/202331 minutes, 28 seconds
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757 Amy Laboda Replay

A replay of Episode 89 with guest Amy Laboda, originally published on March 16, 2010.
7/12/20231 hour, 37 minutes, 52 seconds
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756 Eileen Bjorkman Replay

A replay of our conversation with Eileen Bjorkman from Episode 618 published on August 26, 2020.
7/5/202329 minutes, 20 seconds
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755 Spurwink Farm Fly-In and Pancake Breakfast Replay

A replay of our 2022 Spurwink Farm Fly-In and Pancake Breakfast coverage.
6/28/202356 minutes, 58 seconds
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754 Ward Carroll Replay

A replay of our conversation with Ward Carroll from Episode 680, published on November 24, 2021.
6/21/202347 minutes, 32 seconds
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753 Igor Sikorsky III Replay

A replay of our conversation with Igor Sikorsky III from Episode 144, published on April 19, 2011.
6/14/202341 minutes, 5 seconds
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752 Breeze Airways, plus Cranky

Interviews from the Breeze Airways inaugural flight celebration at the Portland International Jetport (PWM), and an interview with Cranky.
6/7/20231 hour, 4 minutes, 58 seconds
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751 Providing Ukraine with F-16s

We speak with a USAF General about the challenges involved in providing Ukraine with F-16s.
5/29/202328 minutes, 52 seconds
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750 Northeast Alliance

Northeast Alliance ruling, American Airlines app, Breeze Airways, Republic Airways pilots, and Cessna Citation Ascend.
5/24/20231 hour, 32 minutes, 32 seconds
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749 Human Trafficking at Airports

How human trafficking takes place at airports, and how the problem is being addressed.
5/17/20231 hour, 16 minutes, 8 seconds
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748 JAARS Mission Aviation

Mission aviation with JAARS, airlines add staff, funding flight training, PAX compensation, Airline Customer Service Dashboard.
5/10/20231 hour, 27 minutes, 10 seconds
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747 Boeing 747, the Queen of the Skies

We look at the history of the Boeing 747, some facts and figures, our memories of the plane, the 747 in the news, and we discuss a few of the accidents and incidents. We also have some personal photos of the Boeing 747 taken by our listeners.
5/3/20231 hour, 26 minutes, 8 seconds
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746 Live ATC Transmissions

Live ATC transmissions, FAA Acting Administrator stepping down, Airbus and Air France cleared in AF 447 accident, FAA on TAWS use, ADs for 747-8s and B-17s.
4/26/20231 hour, 55 minutes, 47 seconds
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745 Air Turbulence

Air turbulence increasing, aeronautics science and technology priorities, Delta pilot raided, passengers skip immigration, prison time for pointing a laser, aborting a takeoff, flying with children.
4/12/20231 hour, 38 minutes, 5 seconds
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744 DOJ Antitrust Lawsuit

DOJ antitrust lawsuit to block JetBlue-Spirit Merger, Delta flight aborts takeoff, Shell cancels SAF plans, Delta uses Lyft, FAA travel disruption warning, aviation career advice, more lap babies.
4/5/20231 hour, 35 minutes, 22 seconds
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743 Chinese Commercial Aviation

China flies CJ-1000A engine destined for Comac C919, Chinese Airbus final assembly line delivers first A321, “Really Cool” airline, United and Archer eVTOL air taxi service, no permanent FAA Administrator, Osprey V-22 orders, Point Mugu Air Show.
3/29/20231 hour, 44 minutes, 27 seconds
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742 Condor Airlines

Condor Airlines Director of Sales on plans for the North American market, FAA Aviation Safety Summit sessions, Russian fighter and Reaper drone, CVR recording time, lap infants on commercial flights.
3/22/20231 hour, 39 minutes, 27 seconds
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741 Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance

Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance, F/A union proposal, Reno air races, parting out 787s, NASA, hydrogen fuel, F130 engine test, Aerospace Media Awards, Boeing 747-400 N401PW.
3/15/20231 hour, 34 minutes, 6 seconds
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740 Status Match

Status match and airline loyalty programs, an alleged export control violation, a hydrogen-powered regional airliner takes flight, Jetblue court cases, FAA problem impacts check rides, report from Avalon, a visit to an El Al MRO shop.
3/8/20231 hour, 54 minutes, 45 seconds
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739 Decarbonizing Aviation

Decarbonizing aviation, increasing SAF availability, the PT6, GA aircraft shipments, Continental engines AD, airport close call, pets and TSA x-Ray machines, DOJ and the Jetblue/Spirit merger.
3/1/20231 hour, 32 minutes, 38 seconds
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738 Air Traffic Control

Air Traffic Control certification program, FAA safety call to action, increased hand-flying, airport safety management systems, FAA IT system fixes, flying over Russian airspace.
2/22/20231 hour, 30 minutes, 52 seconds
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737 Flight Sim Controller

Jon Ostrower describes the exciting new flight sim controller from Yawman, Chinese balloon impact on Boeing, a United 777 experiences a steep dive, American Airlines pilots refuse to be interviewed on tape, more unidentified objects are shot down.
2/15/20231 hour, 46 minutes, 16 seconds
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736 Autonomous Aircraft

Xwing autonomous aircraft, Airbus and Qatar Airways A350 dispute, personal eVTOL, close call with two airliners on the same runway, F-22 Raptor gets first kill, a Boeing 737 crashed fighting fires in Australia.
2/8/20231 hour, 37 minutes, 58 seconds
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735 Aircraft Automation

The co-founder and CEO of Reliable Robotics on aircraft automation, first United Aviate Academy class, NTSB and BEA on Ethiopian 737 Max crash report, pilots making airport safer, Southwest meltdown, ADS-B Exchange and Jetnet.
2/1/20231 hour, 42 minutes, 29 seconds
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734 Grand Dames of Aviation

The Grand Dames of Aviation, Transonic Truss-Braced Wing airliner, Boeing arraignment, Southwest strike vote, JFK runway incursion, AusDesk, Seattle Aerospace BBQ.
1/25/20231 hour, 51 minutes, 44 seconds
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733 NOTAM Outage

The NOTAM outage and subsequent ground stop, why Amazon Air is selling cargo capacity, the runway incursion at JFK, the Airbus automated emergency diversion system, and an Australia News Desk report. Aviation News Here's the latest on the NOTAM outage that caused flight delays and cancellations On January 11, 2023, the Notice to Air Missions (NOTAM) system failed and the FAA issued a domestic ground stop, leading to thousands of delayed and canceled flights. A corrupt database file has been cited as the cause of the failure. NAV CANADA reported issues with their NOTAM system on the same day. At the time, they did not believe the Canadian outage was related to the FAA outage. See FAA's NOTAM computer outage affected military flights. Amazon Air to Sell Surplus Capacity Onboard its Jets Ahead of Predicted Market Slump In 2023, the global air freight market is forecast to shrink by about 25%. Amazon Air has decided to sell excess air freight capacity on its fleet of 97 wet-leased planes. The FAA is investigating a near-miss between two passenger planes at JFK airport A Delta Air Lines 737-900 (Flight 1943) was on its takeoff roll when ATC noticed an American Airlines Boeing 777 (Flight 106) crossing the active runway. The Delta plane stopped about 1,000 feet before the crossing. The American 737 returned to the gate and passengers disembarked. Due to a crew resource issue, the flight resumed the next morning. Customers were given overnight accommodations. Airbus tests pilot assist that can automatically divert flights Airbus is testing a pilot assistance feature called DragonFly, which can automatically divert a flight in an emergency. The system can pick a flight path to the best airport and communicate with air traffic control and an airline's operations center. Even if the pilots are incapacitated, DragonFly can land the aircraft safely. Australia News Desk This week we have a follow-up on the news about Bonza Airline's air operators certificate, which was approved by the regulator the day last week's episode went live. There's some consternation among the travel agent sector over Bonza's decision not to service Sydney at all, but as we talked about last week, they're trying a different strategy.  Time will tell if it works or not. Australia’s Bonza awarded AOC On the tourism front, two of China's three major carriers - Air China and China Southern - are boosting their schedule for flights to Australia, in a move that many hope will see the lucrative inbound Chinese tourist market ramping back up. China Southern, Air China boosting flights to Australia And a new network of satellites from Skykraft, sporting significant levels of Australian-made components, has been successfully deployed over the country, in a move that will eventually allow more accurate and reliable tracking of aircraft and WHF communications in some of the more remote areas of the continent. Australia’s largest ever satellite constellation now active Mentioned Airline Pilot Study -  A questionnaire for pilots to learn about what aspects of innovation might make an airline more attractive to pilots when they decide which airline to apply to fly for. Rob's Newest jet: Hosts this Episode Max Flight, Rob Mark, and David Vanderhoof.
1/18/20231 hour, 11 minutes, 36 seconds
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732 Cabin Air Management

Cabin air management technology, AD for A220 engines, terrible ground crew accident, Southwest meltdown, airport without fuel, happy pets, giveaway winners, AusDesk.
1/11/20231 hour, 39 minutes, 24 seconds
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731 Bits and Pieces 30

Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) with the president and CFO of DG Fuels, continuous pricing models for airlines with the co-founder and chief AI at Fetcherr, an #AvGeek look-back at 2022.
1/4/20231 hour, 31 minutes, 3 seconds
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730 Christmas Trees and B-17s

A timeless story about a remarkable man named Si Spiegel who flew the B-17 in World War II and went on to develop something that was unusual for the time, but commonplace now during the Christmas season.
12/28/202221 minutes, 6 seconds
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729 Airport Lounges

We speak with the operator of the world’s largest network of airport lounges. United’s Boeing order, air travel trends, Boom Supersonic engine, Army selects Bell V-280, passengers injured by turbulence.
12/21/20221 hour, 19 minutes, 18 seconds
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728 Safety Cards and Carry-on Luggage

We speak with the owner of a company that designs and creates airline safety cards, and talk with a T-Mobile manager about an interesting new product for air travelers.
12/14/20221 hour, 6 minutes, 17 seconds
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727 Air Mobility Solutions

Air mobility grants, preliminary NTSB report on airshow collision, F-22 Raptor, B777X engine issue, Delta pilots contract, F-16 crash.
12/7/20221 hour, 56 minutes, 4 seconds
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726 One-Pilot Cockpits

One-pilot cockpits, Frontier customer service, pigeons, Real ID, A-10 pilot, A-1H Skyraider, Mooney crash, America’s best airports.
11/30/20221 hour, 24 minutes, 27 seconds
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725 Airshow Crash

Airshow crash, Flight MH17 convictions, A350 carryon weight, GA airplane shipments, A-10 attack aircraft, airport closure impacts seaplanes, G700 world tour, sustainable jet fuel plant.
11/24/20221 hour, 41 minutes, 15 seconds
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724 National Air and Space Museum

The Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum opened the completed portion of the renovation at the National Mall in Washington, DC. The Museum calls itself “the world's largest and most significant collection of aviation and space artifacts, encompassing all aspects of human flight, as well as related works of art and archival materials.” It’s typically the most visited museum in the United States. The museum occupies two locations: The original location is in Washington, DC and the newer Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center is the annex, located outside DC next to Washington Dulles International Airport in Chantilly, Virginia. That facility was made possible by a $65 million donation by Steven F. Udvar-Házy, a co-founder of the aircraft leasing firm International Lease Finance Corporation, or ILFC. In this episode, we look at the DC facility. It was established in 1946 as the National Air Museum and the main building opened on the National Mall in 1976. In 2018 the Museum started a $250 million seven-year renovation project. When the renovation is completed, all of the museum’s 23 galleries and presentation spaces will be updated or completely redone. On Oct. 14, 2022, the downtown museum reopened with eight new and renovated galleries in the west wing. Our Hillel Glazer was present representing the Airplane Geeks podcast at the press preview day, and he recorded some interviews. Christopher Browne Hillel recorded the opening video and the remarks from Christopher Browne, the John and Adrienne Mars Director of the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum. Browne joined the museum as deputy director in 2017 and served as acting director from 2021 to 2022 when he was named director. Next, Hillel speaks with Dr. Jermery Kinner, the Associate Director of Research and Curatorial Affairs at the National Air and Space Museum. He leads the Museum’s three research and curatorial departments (Aeronautics, the Center for Earth and Planetary Studies or CEPS, and Space History). Kinner also provides counsel and advice on curatorial and museum affairs to the Director and the Senior Leadership Team. Finally, we’ll hear from Beth Wilson. She’s been an educator at the Museum since 2004. Video: Space For Everyone | The Reimagined National Air and Space Museum Open October 14 https://youtu.be/Ds6ILAlNUPU Hosts this Episode Max Flight and Hillel Glazer.
11/16/202235 minutes, 3 seconds
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723 Boeing MoM

No Boeing MoM for now, propellers for aviation sustainability, high-wall super suites, passenger detention, large PAX weight and balance, KC-46 Class A mishap.
11/9/20221 hour, 1 minute, 16 seconds
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722 Flight Tracking with Flighty

The founder and CEO of Flighty describes the flight tracking app that pulls together a number of tools for flyers into one application.
11/2/202229 minutes, 36 seconds
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721 Hype Aviation News Aggregator

Isaac Alexander is Chief Content Officer for Hype Aviation, a news aggregator and media intelligence service for aerospace industry professionals and enthusiasts.
10/26/20221 hour, 27 minutes, 36 seconds
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720 SkySquad

SkySquad provides an extra set of helping hands at the airport. John and Martha King talk about their new book Lift: How to start, run, and grow your own business.
10/15/20221 hour, 5 minutes, 35 seconds
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719 Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta 2022

Max Flight reports from the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta held October 1-9, 2022. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Balloon Fiesta.
10/5/202244 minutes, 30 seconds
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718 Aircraft Towing

Advances in aircraft towing systems, personal flying vehicles, and a story about becoming an airplane geek.
9/29/20221 hour, 1 minute, 23 seconds
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717 Jetblue/Spirit Merger

We talk with a mergers expert about the proposed JetBlue/Spirit merger.
9/21/202241 minutes, 16 seconds
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716 Air Navigation Services

We speak with four women working for air navigation services provider Air Navigation Solutions Ltd (ANSL). We also talk with the president of Hartzel Propeller.
9/14/20221 hour, 14 minutes, 2 seconds
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715 Airline Seats

A human factors and ergonomic expert explains how the comfort and safety of airline seats are related. We also talk with the founder and CEO of LiveATC.net and present our traditional Labor Day message.
9/7/20221 hour, 17 minutes, 27 seconds
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714 Airline Contact Centers

Airline contact centers, Top Gun Maverick, Boeing and Airbus delivery problems, new aircraft carrier, avionics market report, Air France pilots.
8/31/20221 hour, 38 minutes, 55 seconds
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713 Women Aviators

Two woman aviators: An insurance claims adjuster who became a B777 pilot, and a Marine MV-22 pilot in training. Also, DOT wants action from the airlines, an Apple AirTag leads police to a bag thief, two pilots reportedly fell asleep, and seaplane service in the eastern U.S.
8/24/20221 hour, 33 minutes, 50 seconds
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712 Digital Co-pilot

AI digital co-pilot, 787 delivery, personal eVTOL, USAF eVTOL training, A-10 updates, partnering for pilots, pilot shortage, B-52 variant.
8/17/20221 hour, 42 minutes, 29 seconds
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711 Women Student Pilots

Earning pilot’s license late in life, helping women become pilots, Cirrus Aircraft CEO, F/A landing injury, mother/daughter flying first, passenger refund NPRM, FAA seeks seat size comments, JetBlue turnover, flight cancellations and delays.
8/10/20221 hour, 55 minutes, 28 seconds
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710 Plane Crash

Inside look at a 737 plane crash from a flight attendant. JetBlue to purchase Spirit Airlines, Piper Aircraft and CAE partner on electric aircraft, 2 million aviation professionals needed, FAA wants secondary fight deck barrier, EAA Airventure Oshkosh 2022 numbers.
8/5/20221 hour, 23 minutes, 24 seconds
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709 Aviation Training

Aviation training at UMA, orders at Farnborough, Delta TechOps, fighter market forecast, open fan engine demonstrator, KC-46 co-pilots, electronic bag tags, bad airline pilots, travel demand and airline capacity.
7/27/20221 hour, 39 minutes, 48 seconds
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708 Spurwink Farm Fly-In

Fly-in conversations, lost baggage woes, airports limiting passenger volume, and a missed runway crash investigation.
7/20/20221 hour, 32 minutes, 23 seconds
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707 Boeing 707

This episode is dedicated to the Boeing 707 with guest from the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation & Institute which displays a Boeing VC-137C used as Air Force One for seven U.S. presidents.
7/13/20221 hour, 32 minutes, 28 seconds
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706 Airport Flight Delays

Flight delays and cancellations, long lines, higher fares, and travel woes with Johnny Jet. Also, Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta tips, Spurwink Farm International Fly-In, PlaneTags Festival, ultra-efficient business plane.
6/29/20221 hour, 12 minutes, 40 seconds
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705 Air Force One

Air Force One paint scheme and production problems, F-35 Aggressors, Israeli extended range F-35s, Delta “juniority benefit,” Piedmont wage increases, U.S. Navy safety stand-down.
6/15/20221 hour, 4 minutes, 1 second