APG 117 – Turbulence, Icing, Flying Cars

Posted on May 16th, by Capt. Jeff in Podcast. No Comments

APG 117 – Turbulence, Icing, Flying Cars

Drones in the news, both good and bad. The good? Easy jet is using them to inspect their fleet for dents and bumps. The bad? A US Airways Express jet nearly collided with a UAV while landing at an airport in Florida. UAVs are here to stay, so let’s lay down some rational rules to keep everyone safe.

Lots of feedback on this episode, including an extended discussion of turbulence, inflight icing, transponder codes, flying cars, college degrees, and more!

Easyjet develops flying robots to inspect aircraft
The UAV Digest
Airplane Geeks Podcast
Adventures of Cap’n Aux
Ask Captain Scott
Fred the Pilot

Feedback in this episode:
Stan and Derek – Turbulence
Light, Moderate or Severe Turbulence…How Are They Defined?
ASN Aviation Safety Database-Crashes related to Turbulence
Nick – Career Advice
Paul – Student Pilot in Greece
Brian – Icing
Wikipedia-Icing conditions
Anonymous – Ethics and Professionalism
Rich – Crosswind Landings
A380 Crosswind Landing into JFK May 4, 2014
Mechanic Bob – You rang? Cowlings, TWA 800
Ahmad – Cell Phone Connections in Air
Gogo Inflight Internet
Conor – Transponder Question, Safety Reporting, Cockpit Windows
Chris – Automation Issues in Military?
Jeff – Passports?
Ken – Flying Cars
The Transition
The TF-X™
Brad and Michael – Bidding Questions
Kwame – College Degree?
How Important is a College Degree?
Larry – NTSB Release re. WX
Micah – Crash Axe

Coming Soon!


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.

(304) 99-PILOT
(304) 997-4568


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Your email address will not be published.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.


APG 315 – Pets on Jets


Five People Killed in Helicopter Crash in East River Off Manhattan UPDATE: Aseman ATR72 Dog...
APG 314 – What Makes a Pilot Better?


Jetstar flight forced to turn around after ground crew forgets clipboard in cowling Russian Military...
APG 313 – Emotional Support Casserole


Crash: Iran Aseman AT72 near Semirom on Feb 18th 2018, impacted terrain UPDATE – Pedestrian...
APG 312 – Airing Your Dirty Laundry

PHOTO CREDIT: Jack Lawrence, Flickr, www.JackyLawrence.com


Naked News? Elk downs Helicopter Superjet defended after spate of...
APG 311 – Love is in the Air


Russian jet crashes after Moscow take-off Grand Canyon Helicopter Crash EASA Emergency directive re: 320/321...
APG 310 – Big Green Egg Cocktail Shaker


Frontier A320 near Tampa on Feb 3rd 2018, LiOn fire on board Incident at Singapore...
APG 309 – Manky and Covered in Grot


“Emotional support peacock” barred from United Airlines plane At least 60 airplanes to do Super Bowl shuffle...