APG 134 – NTSB, Hypoxia, Turbulence

Posted on September 12th, by Capt. Jeff in Podcast. No Comments

APG 134 – NTSB, Hypoxia, Turbulence

It’s been a busy week at the APG Newsroom! We started the week with yet another crash that may be linked to hypoxia, and I decided to spend a little time discussing it, as well as emphasizing the importance of recognizing impairment and acting quickly.

On Tuesday, the NTSB met to issue their findings on the crash of UPS 1354 in Birmingham, AL a year ago August. Bottom line: Human error. I hosted a Google Hangout On Air Tuesday morning to watch the board meeting, and several APG community members were able to participate!

We discuss other news as well, including the crash of a Cessna 421C medical flight in New Mexico August 27. Seems the plane was refueled with Jet A instead of 100LL Avgas.

The Maryville Fly-In Brochure
AirplaneGeeks 314 – Bits & Pieces XIII
Plane Talking UK’s Podcast
Pilot Pip’s Plane Safety Podcast
Airline Careers Podcast 67 – Bush Flying as a Mission Pilot : The Real Story with Brian Pottinger
UPS 1354 Hangout on Tuesday
Abstract – National Transportation Safety Board UPS 1354
Cleveland Air Traffic Controllers awarded for recognizing severe pilot’s hypoxia, Jul 26th 2008 (Kalitta 66)
How to Kill a Human Being – BBC Horizon
Effect of rapid decompression at FL450

Carlos Villa-Chan – CPDLC
Justin – Hand Flying
Rodney – Flight Canceled for Crew Rest Issue
Rick from Miami – Seatbelt Sign, Chronometer
Tim Van Raam – WW II Veteran Stories – Vince Speranza
Tim Cutler – Talking Flight Podcast, Foreign Commuting
Mat Fab-Rish-Ous – First Solo!
Tim Cutler – Locality Pay? Cost of Living Adjustment?
Private Pilot Tilman – Propeller Beer Imperial Stout
Trevor – Planefinder App
Max – Go arounds; New documentary about aviation
Aviation: The Invisible Highway
Armando – Eastern Airlines, Concordesky
Manuel – Powerback and Ground Effect
John Brown – Hope Air
Juan Cortes – Turbulence in a Turn?
Josh – Audio Feedback x 3
Tom Seagraves – American B752 over Venezuela on Aug 30th 2014, severe turbulence causes loss of 7500 feet
David – Corporate Flying



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