Airplane Geeks

Airplane Geeks

Courtney Miller

Description: 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\'re talking about it.

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AirplaneGeeks 300 – Military Aviation with Bill Sweetman

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We celebrate our 300th episode with Bill Sweetman, Senior International Defense Editor at Aviation Week & Space Technology.

We talk about black programs, the Aurora, and the mysterious aircraft photographed in the skies over Texas. Also, F-35 program strategy and how adversaries respond to the long...

AirplaneGeeks 298 – Bits and Pieces XII

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The Airplane of the Week:

The Yak-52, recorded by Jamie Dodson.

In this week’s Across the Pond segment:

This week Pieter visits Mick Oakey, Managing Editor of The Aviation Historian, (the worlds fastest growing aviation history publication) to talk about the latest edition. Pieter is fascinated b...

AirplaneGeeks 297 – MayCay Beeler

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We talk with pilot and journalist MayCay Beeler about her book Buccaneer: The Provocative Odyssey of Jack Reed, Adventurer, Drug Smuggler and Pilot Extraordinaire. As the personal biographer for the late Jack Reed, she brings us some insights into this unique man. We also take a look at MayCay’s...

AirplaneGeeks 290 – David Parker Brown, Airline Reporter

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Guest David Parker Brown from knows the airline industry, and he also plays a big role in the annual Aviation Geek Fest in Seattle.

In 2014, the two-day event included the Museum of Flight Restoration Center and tours of the Future of Flight Aviation Center, the Boeing Everett F...

AirplaneGeeks 288 – Society of Aviation and Flight Educators

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Doug Stewart is a Master Certified Flight Instructor, a Gold Seal Instructor, and a Designated Pilot Examiner. He’s a Founding and Charter member of the Society of Aviation and Flight Educators and is the current Executive Director of SAFE...

AirplaneGeeks 275 – Flight Dispatcher

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Phil Derner, Jr. from NYCAviation joins us to talk about his job as a Flight Dispatcher for a major airline. We talk about Flight Dispatcher roles and responsibilities: building a safe and legal flight plan, monitoring the flight, communicating with the pilots, making routing and fueling decisions...

AirplaneGeeks 274 – Aviation Journalist Christine Negroni

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Guest Christine Negroni is author of the book “Deadly Departure” about the crash of TWA 800 (Now available as an eBook.) Her reporting appears in The New York Times and she has worked as a network television correspondent for CBS News and CNN. She blogs at “Flying Lessons” and you can follo...

AirplaneGeeks 273 – Flight Safety

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Guest Kevin Hiatt is CEO and President of the Flight Safety Foundation, an independent, non-profit, international organization engaged in research, auditing, education, advocacy and publishing to improve aviation safety. The Foundation’s mission is to pursue the continuous improvement of global a...

AirplaneGeeks 269 – Upset Prevention and Recovery Training

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Guest Randy Brooks is an active Upset Prevention and Recovery Training (UPRT) instructor and also manages flight training operations at the Aviation Performance Solutions (APS) Texas location.

We talk about how Upset Prevention and Recovery Training grew from the awareness that loss of control in f...

Episode 255 – Steve McNeilly, Aviation Tutorials

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Guest Steve McNeilly is president and founder of Aviation Tutorials, providing interactive training software for pilots and flight simmers. He’s been in aviation for thirty years, he’s an airline pilot, A&P mechanic, instructor, examiner, book author, and FAA WINGS training provider...

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