The Flight Stuff
By Nicola MacPhail
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A conversation about everything about flying
||CleanWhy are there no supersonic jets? Part 2||Part 2||29 10 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhy are there no supersonic jets?||Concorde retired in 2003. It seems that with so much innovation, we are actually going slower now than ever before. People will tell you that supersonic commercial flight is uneconomical. It’s not necessarily true. A supersonic transport is within...||24 10 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEmirates 521: The automation paradox||Why does more automation lead to more aviation accidents? Website: theflightstuffcast.com Music: www.bensound.com/royalty-free-music News report by Al Jazeera||15 10 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat did the Wright brothers and Bessie Coleman have in common?||They wouldn't let anyone stop them from pursuing their dream of flying. Website: http://www.theflightstuffcast.com/ Music: http://www.bensound.com/royalty-free-music||22 9 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat did Boeing invent that changed aviation forever?||The crash of the Flying Fortress at a tender competition nearly ruined Boeing, however they managed to turn the accident into a decisive advantage. Includes an interview with Dan Boorman, Production Test Pilot at Boeing and checklist expert ...||6 9 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIs space the final frontier?||It might be, but there are a number of intriguing earth-bound concepts that could revolutionize life as we know it. Visit the website: theflightstuffcast.com/ Music: www.bensound.com/royalty-free-music Star Trek: The Original Series by Gene Roddenberry||5 9 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow did the Royal Air Force win the Battle of Britain?||Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few. Who were 'the Few'? Website: http://theflightstuffcast.com/ Music: http://www.bensound.com/royalty-free-music||27 8 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe fear of flying||The fear of flying can be devastating. It prevents aviophobes from being able to visit family and friends. It can have negative impacts on the sufferer's career but it could also cost them their lives. The new website is now available...||19 8 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAvianca flight 52 runs out of fuel||Flight 52 crashes short of the runway. Investigators discover the jet had run out of fuel. But was it all the pilots' fault? Music: http://www.bensound.com/royalty-free-music Email: email@example.com||7 8 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGavin McKellar: Airline pilot and safety expert||This chat with Gavin McKellar reveals interesting aspects of airline flying and safety. Pilots are involved in 100% of accidents, but are accidents really all their fault? If you would like a copy of Gavin's article please email me on...||1 8 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDo Carbon offset schemes for airlines work?||Almost every airline offers some kind of Carbon offset. But it is unclear how effective they are. Maybe its time for a more radical approach. Music: http://www.bensound.com/royalty-free-music||24 7 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWas the German Wings flight tragedy predictable?||How much better could airlines be when it comes to getting us safely across the globe? The short answer is they could probably do a better job. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org ...||17 7 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTesla and the Red Arrows||A newsworthy discussion on the effects of autopilot and what is misunderstood about its use. The cancellation of the Red Arrows at Farnborough. Interview with an South African Airways pilot, Alex MacPhail, who also flew with the South African military..||12 7 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDelta Flight 191: How much does safety cost?||The crash of Delta Flight 191 could have been avoided with some training. Perhaps the pilots aren't solely to blame. Intro music: http://www.bensound.com/royalty-free-music Email: email@example.com||2 7 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Flight Stuff: CRM and The Solar Impulse||How do pilots deal with emergencies when they haven't been trained for them||28 6 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
The Flight Stuff
Well presented. A great insight for people out with the flying culture.
Wonderful insight! Highly Recommended
This flying podcast brings insight into the aviation industry. It has well researched nuggets of wisdom from safety audits and accident investigations. Presented by Nicola, a well-spoken host, with clarity and technical insight. She marries her flying experience and business acumen to share often overlooked, interesting dynamics in the airline industry.