Airplane Geeks Podcast
By Airplane Geeks
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Podcasting Aviation Greatness Since 2008. The Airplane Geeks talk about the latest in the airline industry, general aviation, and military aviation. If it flies, we are talking about it.
||CleanAirplaneGeeks 388 Connecting to the Legacy with John Mollison||John Mollison tells us how his artwork and his interviews capture the human side of aviation history. In the news, we talk about the FAA reauthorization bill, and consider if United Airlines is getting better. Also,||2/10/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanAirplaneGeeks 387 Flight Training with Greg Brown||We talk with Master Flight Instructor Greg Brown about flight training and flight instructors, pilot training at American Airlines, the Boeing 737 MAX first flight, air traffic control privatization and user fees. Guest||2/3/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanAirplaneGeeks 386 Steve Hinton and Planes of Fame||Guest Steve Hinton is a record holding air racer, president of Planes of Fame Air Museum, and owner of a military aircraft restoration company. In the news, United is replacing 50-seaters with larger aircraft,||1/27/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanAirplaneGeeks 385 Even More Intellectually Stimulating Than Useful||James Fallows talks with us about aviation in China. Also, the NTSB Most Wanted List, A-10 retirement put on hold, the C-130 keeps on flying, a flight attendant meltdown, a new study about lasers pointed at pilots, and more on-demand flying.||1/20/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanAirplaneGeeks 384 Plane Spotting with Ben Granucci||NYCAviation.com editor Ben Granucci on plane spotting, CEO change at Spirit Airlines, drone news from the 2016 CES, a new FAA app, the Airbus A350, hand flying the airplane, five-engine airplanes, and the odd-looking Northrop Tacit Blue. Guest||1/13/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanAirplaneGeeks 383 Henry Harteveldt on Air Travel||A wide-ranging conversation about airlines with travel industry analyst and advisor Henry Harteveldt. Also, United bundles amenities, the Mitsubishi MRJ is delayed, Allegiant Air mis-cues, the viability of an Uber for the skies, the Westland Lysander,||1/6/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanAirplaneGeeks 382 The Women of the Boeing Company||We talk with the author of Trailblazers: The Women of the Boeing Company. Also, inductees into the 2016 International Pioneer Hall of Fame, Chinese airline orders, Aviation Week’s Person of the Year, commercial flights to Cuba,||12/23/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanAirplaneGeeks 381 Ballistic Recovery Parachutes||A conversation about aircraft parachute systems with the founder of Ballistic Recovery Systems, HondaJet certification, the Cirrus Vision SF50, British Airways displeasure with Heathrow expansion plans, abandoned 747 freighters,||12/16/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanAirplaneGeeks 380 SkyWest Airlines||Conversation with the Vice President of Flight Operations at SkyWest Airlines, including pilot applicant qualifications, training, and pay. Also, Ryanair takes aim at Google and online travel agent eDreams, an AirAsia Flight 8501 crash report,||12/9/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanAirplaneGeeks 379 WOW Air and the Dubai of the North||We talk with Skúli Mogensen, CEO of WOW air, the low cost carrier from Iceland. Also, Miami Rick from the Airline Pilot Guy show joins us and gives us his insights on flying the Boeing 777 Long Range Freighter. We talk about commercial pilot salaries,||12/2/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanAirplaneGeeks 378 NBAA 2015 Debrief||The 2015 NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition, a supersonic business jet, and new turboprop engines. Also, AC-130 Ghostrider, used Boeing 777 prices, the TSA, and ATC operating systems, AusDesk and Across the Pond segments,||11/25/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanAirplaneGeeks 377 Flight Simulation on the PC||An enthusiast talks about PC flight simulation, Dubai Air Show 2015 debrief, flight training with the Cirrus Aircraft SR22 at Emirates, antitrust lawsuit blocks United’s plan to purchase slots, and bag fees increase at low cost carriers. Guest||11/18/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanAirplaneGeeks 376 Van’s Aircraft Founder and CEO Dick VanGrunsven||Van’s Aircraft kitplanes, Boeing doesn’t plan to change the Dreamliner for Emirates, NASA is looking for astronauts, the first customer-built SubSonex jet flies, the Pilatus PC-12 business jet also has its first flight, and livestock pass gas.||11/11/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanAirplaneGeeks 375 Sled Driver Brian Shul||Conversation with an SR-71 spy plane pilot, Northrop Grumman wins Long Range Strike Bomber contract, an aerostat breaks loose, Quebec steps in to shore up Bombardier, team forms to produce a “declaration on cyber security” for aviation,||11/4/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanAirplaneGeeks 374 Air Show Performer and Air Racer Vicky Benzing||- We talk with Vicky Benzing, a pilot, skydiver, aerobatic performer, and air racer. In the news, we have earnings reports for Boeing and some of the airlines, an air show parachutist lands in the crowd,||10/28/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanAirplaneGeeks 373 Airplane Repossession||Airplane repossessions, European investigations of possible anticompetitive practices in commercial aviation, United Continental Holdings new CEO in the hospital, the launch customer for the ultra-long-range Airbus A350, the final US Airways flight,||10/21/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanAirplaneGeeks 372 Flying the Seabee||Flying a seaplane, the “right” to airline seat space, stacked passenger seats, a KC-46A Pegasus milestone, an A330 faceplant, U.S. Customs and Border Protection drones in the National Airspace, and The Air League. Guest Edgar “E.T.||10/14/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanAirplaneGeeks 371 Kevin Michaels||We talk with Kevin Michaels about United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz and his strategy to repair the airline’s image, radical ideas for air travel, and Southwest Airlines purchase of two gates for $120 million. Also,||10/7/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanAirplaneGeeks 370 NASA Aviation Safety Reporting System||The NASA Aviation Safety Reporting System, the European Aviation Safety Agency takes issue with pilot license renewal practices in Germany, medical requirements under the Pilot’s Bill of Rights, ICAO creates a site for aircraft tracking,||9/30/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanAirplaneGeeks 369 The National Aeronautic Association||Conversation with Jonathan Gaffney, President and CEO of the National Aeronautic Association. Also, returning a Concorde to flight, Airbus sets up shop in the U.S., San Diego International Airport launches a traveler program to benefit the environment...||9/23/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
Truck driver/airplane geek extrodinaire
Thanks for an awesome show, you have kept me awake and amused for many miles. Keep up the good work, and if you ever need an opinion from someone who doesnt have a clue, just let me know!
Airline Lovers Rejoyce!
This is a REAL nice podcast for aviation news- espically airline enthusiasts! Courtney and Max are awesome podcasters, they make you always come back for more every time you use iTunes.
Good Podcast If you like Airplanes
I love this podcast. It is the best thing i have ever found on I tunes. I give it a thumbs up.
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