Airplane Geeks Podcast

Airplane Geeks Podcast

Latest Episodes

573 Collings Foundation B-17
October 09, 2019

The crash of the Collings Foundation B-17 and our interview with pilot Mac McCauley, recorded one week prior to the fatal crash. NTSB recommendations for the FAA, ICAO’s push with the Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation,

572 Pickle Fork Cracks
October 02, 2019

Manual piloting skill erosion, pickle fork cracks on the B737NG, EC review of Boeing’s plan to buy into Embraer, R44 helicopter crash, “MCAS-like” system on K-47, passive radar tracks stealth fighters, a Delta stake in LATAM, emotional support animals.

571 Aviation Reporter
September 25, 2019

The Boeing 737 MAX: congressional investigations, changing the certification process, and regulatory agency harmony. Also, Canadian airline mergers, green aviation, COMAC developments, the collapse of Thomas Cook, Belgian F-16 crash,

570 Flying in the B-2 Stealth Bomber
September 18, 2019

B-2 stealth bomber film from the cockpit in flight and a television series examining the US military global nuclear mission in the 21st century. Also, Heathrow protest, UAE views on 737 MAX, Boeing 707 to Australia, spilled coffee diverts a flight.

569 Wichita, Air Capital of the World
September 11, 2019

Sonia Greteman on the new book Wichita: Where Aviation Took Wing. Interviews from Dorkfest with UA CEO Oscar Munoz, Courtney & Isaac. Different 737 Max viewpoints between regulators, GA and hurricane Dorian, the last Red Bull Air Race.

568 Bits & Pieces XXV
September 03, 2019

Interviews about aerospace journalism, a hybrid car/airplane, the Piper Pilot 100 series aircraft, Stratux ADS-B, the Electric Jetpack, and a Wings and Wheels event at an aviation museum.

567 Dream Planes
August 28, 2019

DOT Safety Oversight and Certification Advisory Committee, British Airways pilot strike, B757 compressor stall, snake in the airport, Chinese stealth bomber, AirVenture North 40 flight line operations, airshow review, and listener dream plane rides.

566 Aviation Conversations
August 21, 2019

FAA NextGen portfolio manager, InfiniteFlight CEO, the crew of NOAA WP-3D Orion hurricane hunter, a decorated WWII pilot, an aviation-themed hotel, fuel cell-powered airplane, China Lake Naval Air Weapons Station, A-10 Warthog,

565 Airshare COO Harry Mitchel
August 14, 2019

Airshare COO Harry Mitchel talks about fractional jet ownership and aircraft management. Also, ADS-B equipage biz jets, C-130 grounding, airplane hacking security alert from DHS, airport noise, Southwest program to create career paths for pilots.

564 One Hundred Years of GE Aviation
August 07, 2019

The 100-year history of GE Aviation, the path forward for electric planes, hidden city ticketing, Boeing plans to employ a second flight computer on the 737 MAX, an employment cutback at ICON Aircraft, a successful English Channel crossing on a flyboard.