Airplane Geeks Podcast

Our aim to educate and inform you, explore and develop your passion for aviation, and entertain you a little along the way.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h32m. Bisher sind 273 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts

episode 625: Aerospace Internships

A former USAF combat pilot and astronaut talks about the Patti Grace Smith Fellowship that matches interns with aerospace companies. Also, EASA and the Boeing 737 MAX, NTSB crash report, U.S. Army aviation fleet, airline expansion opportunities,



episode 624: Aircraft Cybersecurity

GAO issues cybersecurity recommendations, Southwest pilot’s pay cut, National Center for the Advancement of Aviation, Singapore Airlines A380s, Boom Supersonic XB-1 demonstrator rolls out, all-electric airplane racing league announced.



episode 623: Boeing 787 Dreamliner Move

Boeing to move 787 Dreamliner production to South Carolina, FAA Administrator flies 737 MAX, Germany halts helicopter procurement, Covid-19 testing for passengers, furloughs after the CARES Act, go-arounds and accidents,



episode 622: Hypersonic Flight

Hypersonic flight and the research being conducted at the University of Texas at San Antonio. Federal aid for the airlines, treating aircraft interiors with anti-microbial spray, a secret Air Force fighter jet, more on JSX and Orange County Airport.



episode 621: Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF)

We talk with Oshkosh Corporation about Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting, or ARFF. Oshkosh Corporation builds tough specialty trucks and access equipment and Oshkosh Airport Products designs and produces ARFF and snow removal vehicles.


 2020-09-23  38m

episode 620: The Master Minimum Equipment List (MMEL)

A 737 crew couldn’t properly hand fly the airplane after autopilot failures, and we discuss the Master Minimum Equipment List. Also, airline furloughs, Austrian Eurofighter Typhoons, Air Force pilot production efforts, an engine shutdown due to rain,


 2020-09-16  1h34m

episode 619: Spending Too Much Time at Home

Some Boeing 787s are grounded due to structural problems, Rolls-Royce financials don’t look good, a positive TSA story, another virtual flight option, US DOE funding for electric aircraft technologies, Pipistrel to set electric aircraft world records,


 2020-09-02  1h12m

episode 618: Leave No One Behind

A retired U.S. Air Force colonel tells the “leave no one behind” story of a pilot who ejected over the Gulf of Tonkin. Also, Boeing could consolidate 787 assembly lines, F/A-18 ski jump launch trials, a live air-to-air missile at Lakeland Airport,


 2020-08-26  1h22m

episode 617: Boeing 737 MAX NPRM

We look at the Boeing 737 MAX NPRM for return to service, Phillips 66 investment in sustainable aviation fuel, JetBlue carbon neutrality on domestic flights, this year’s Collier Trophy winner, American Airlines plans to eliminate some smaller destinati...


 2020-08-19  1h14m

episode 616: Latinas in Aviation

Latinas in aviation tell their stories, Pieter Johnson talks with Matt Bone from the Hawker Typhoon Preservation Group, and Steve Vischer and Grant McHerron bring us up to date on Virgin Australia and Tiger Airways in the Australia News Desk.


 2020-08-12  1h24m