APG 099 – Hero


Posted on January 11th, by Capt. Jeff in Podcast. No Comments

APG 099 – Hero
Play

I started this in Flint, MI, and ended it in Memphis, TN. Lots of crazy weather out there the past several days. From freezing rain and long deicing delays in Philadelphia, to severe thunderstorms and turbulence in Atlanta.

I chose to name this episode “hero” in honor of a World War II fighter pilot named Bill Overstreet, who just recently passed away. You should check out this NPR interview. Bill was the pilot who pursued a German fighter through the base of the Eiffel Tower in Paris. He was 92.

Always a challenging approach into Aspen, CO, but strong tailwinds made it even more so last week, when a Challenger 601 business jet crashed while trying to land. One of the three occupants died.

A Saudi Arabian Airlines Boeing 767-300 had trouble lowering the right main gear on approach to Madinah last week, resulting in a partial gear landing.

Sadly, the LAM E190 that crashed in Africa in late November was confirmed to be a suicide/homicide by Namibia’s Investigator in Charge. 28 passengers and 6 crew perished.

Lots of feedback in this episode, including contaminated air, packages, my favorite hotels and hotel chains (which I actually forgot to answer!), the Federal Interstate System, and much more.

LINKS
2014 Outlook for Aviation
1 dead, 2 hurt in fiery Aspen plane crash described as ‘ball of fire coming down the runway’
A320 Pilot Claims UFO Almost Hit His Plane Near Berkshire
Human body parts ‘fall from sky’ in Saudi
Saudia B763 at Madinah on Jan 5th 2014, right main gear up landing
Air India A320 at Jaipur on Jan 5th 2014, runway excursion on emergency landing
Crash: LAM E190 over Botswana/Namibia on Nov 29th 2013, captain intentionally crashed aircraft
Balleka in Hong Kong
Flights of fancy: Inside the intense world of virtual pilots
The future of aviation: Airline leaders’ predictions
ADVANCED ICAO LEVEL 4 AVIATION ENGLISH AIRLINE COMMUNICATION & ATC COMMUNICATIONS

VIDEO
Appearing soon

buymeacupofcoffee4

Audible.com Trial Membership Offer – Get your free audio book today!

Give me your review in iTunes!

I’m “airlinepilotguy” on Facebook, and “airlinepilotguy” on Twitter.

feedback@airlinepilotguy.com
(304) 99-PILOT
(304) 997-4568

airlinepilotguy.com

ATC audio from http://LiveATC.net
Intro/Outro music by Tim Brown, BrownHouseMedia, iStockphoto.com
Copyright © AirlinePilotGuy 2013, All Rights Reserved





Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This blog is kept spam free by WP-SpamFree.



Podcasts

APG 302 – Are Your Christmas Decorations Blinding Pilots?

NEWS

Volaris A319 at New York on Dec 5th 2017, lined up runway 13R instead 13L on...
APG 301 – Christmas Vacation For All!

NEWS

Khabarovsk L410 at Nelkan on Nov 15th 2017, impacted ground short of runway, right propeller...
APG 300 – Let’s Celebrate!

VIDEO

Audible.com Trial Membership Offer – Get your free audio book today!

Give me your review in iTunes!

I’m...

APG 299 – Chemtrails are Real?

NEWS

Airliners And F-15s Involved In Bizarre Encounter With Mystery Aircraft Over Oregon American Airlines #AA1498...
APG 298 – Running on the Runway

Movember Challenge

NEWS

Serious Utair 737 upset involved excessive pitch and roll SA Airlink RJ85 near...
APG 297 – Kinston/Kingston, Bovingdon/Bovington

INTRO

Erratum: Contact Approach Confusion Movember Challenge

NEWS

Woman Gets Flight Diverted To Chennai Over ‘Cheating’ Husband ...
APG 296 – Nose Bent Out of Shape

Photo credit: Carmelo Anthony

INTRO

ATL Meet-up at the Manchester Arms Public House O’Clock Brewing (Paris) Jet Lag...