APG 130 – Fracking PIT

Posted on August 15th, by Capt. Jeff in Podcast. No Comments

APG 130 – Fracking PIT

Pittsburgh International Airport will stay open as drillers tap the gas reserves underneath, thanks to a technique called hydraulic fracturing, or commonly known as “fracking.”

Dayton International, not too far away, is experimenting with planting tall prairie grass in an effort to reduce bird strikes.

More news, including a pilot losing partial control of his Flybe DH8D because of a prosthetic arm malfunction, and a Jet Airways B-777 co-pilot apparently unable to return the jet to their assigned altitude after descending some 5,000 feet. Seems like that would be something a pilot should know how to do?

Max – Audio feedback from Max: Emergency response and thrust reversal during one engine failure landings
Andri – Flight Prep?
Tony – Feedback, Questions & coffee !!
Vicki – What’s that noise?
Daniel – Pilot buzzing his house
Chattanooga Tim – Drunk Pilot Videos
The Man Show – Drunk Pilots
Foster Brooks as the Drunk Airline Pilot
George – Flight Training Costs, What was your first flying experience?
Glyne – Jokes
John – Shutting down a jet engine to increase loiter time?
Nick – Career advice?
Rodney – Flashing Landing Lights
Milad – Airways, Upgrading to another airplane
Armando – WiFi
Bill A. – For the Love of Flight: An Aviation Film
Barney – UK/European Airports, Radio requirements
Jesper – Track Miles
Phil – maneuvering speed
Craig – MythBusters: Plane Boarding Trailer
Ken in KC – Delta 418 issue
Steve Jess – The Aviators
Karl from Iceland – Radio communications and languages
Karl’s Flickr Page
Marc – Airline Pilot Career
Pasadena Brian – More on Sheepskin Covers, Editorial Content
Nick – HUD System
Mark Javornik – Sink Rate in Flare?
Frik – 41 Years in 25 Minutes
Ryan – A350 World Tour



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