APG 126 – Farnborough 2014, United Divert to Midway, TSA
Tragedy strikes Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. News of the apparent shoot-down by an anti-aircraft missile over Ukraine is breaking right before I push the record button for Episode 126.
A United B-777 diverts to Midway Atoll after experiencing electrical odors, smoke and haze, and electronic instrument failures enroute from Honolulu, HI to Guam.
The TSA introduces new precautionary measures for flights to the United States from some international airports. Make sure your electronic device batteries are fully charged! Also, according to the National Border Patrol Council (NBPC), illegal aliens can travel on US air carriers without any valid ID. What? And a TSA agent held up an Orlando television reporter at the Orlando International Airport for not having valid ID. Apparently, this agent didn’t realize that drivers licenses of the District of Columbia (Washington, DC) are valid US identification documents, and passports are not necessary.
On the brighter side, Just A Catholic Dad Sean McCarney joins me to discuss the Farnborough International Air Show, which is going on this week.
Henderson Field (Midway Atoll)
Just A Catholic Dad Episode 7 – Airshow Diary Day 01
Just A Catholic Dad Episode 8 – Airshow Diary Day 02
Just A Catholic Dad Episode 9 – Airshow Diary Day 03
Just A Catholic Dad Episode 10 – Airshow Diary 04
Just A Catholic Dad Episode 11 – Airshow Diary Day 05
David – Hydraulics, Drones, Bidding
UAV or Radio Controlled Model?
John – Marine Corps vs Air Force
Mike – Engine Noise, Basic Navigation
George – 19-year-old MIT student Matt Guthmiller became the youngest person to ever circumnavigate the globe on a solo flight!
Matt Guthmiller’s Journey
List of circumnavigations
Gary – Connection between Java Jive and aviation?
AJ – Brisbane Airport closed to security threat
Daniel – Mad Dog Type Ratings
Carlos – Air Conditioning, Ferry Flights
Plane Talking UK Podcast
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