APG 148 – Good Aviators vs Great Aviators


Posted on December 19th, by Capt. Jeff in Podcast. No Comments

APG 148 – Good Aviators vs Great Aviators
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What sets a good aviator apart from a great aviator? One of many good questions asked of Bob Hoover by David Hartman at the Wright Memorial Dinner in Washington, DC last week.

111 years ago this week, two brothers succeeded in making history: Orville and Wilbur Wright made the first controlled, powered and sustained heavier-than-air human flight, on December 17, 1903.

An Air India A320 nearly misses hitting a UAV, active side stick controllers, and single-pilot cockpit ops are discussed as well.

Wright Brothers
R.A. “Bob” Hoover receives NAA Wright Brothers Memorial Trophy
FLYING THE FEATHERED EDGE: THE BOB HOOVER PROJECT DVD
Selections from The United States Air Force Jazz Band The Airmen of Note’s Christmas album “Cool Yule.”

FEEDBACK
Stuart – US Navy Laser Blasts Drone Out Of The Sky!
Larry – EFB Coverage
Joris – JetBlue Easy Victor
Stuart – All London Airspace Closed Amid Computer Failure
Jay – 700-pound hog flies over Utah, gives new meaning to phrase ‘when pigs fly’
Private Pilot Arnold – Why yoke in US aircraft ?
Jay – Highway Landing Strips
J.R. Paguia – Supersonic Flight
Stuart – Thanks & Christmas wishes
Nick – Beers on a Plane
Rick – Peekaboo
Rana – Aviation: The Invisible Highway
Rana’s Etsy Site
Dave from Toronto – Humor
Dave from Toronto – Who’s got the Yoke?
Fr. Cory – The Pilots of Instagram
The pilots of Instagram: beautiful views from the cockpit, violating rules of the air
Pilots have organized a ferocious, at times threatening, response to Quartz’s story about Instagrams in the sky
These are the rules about pilots taking pictures in the cockpit
Ken – Cool C-130 Picture, Skylon
Alex – Airbus in the states
Sport Pilot David – Led flashlights
Mark Librowski – Co-pilots a thing of the past?
Josh Chambless – TFR Holding and JFK Tower NonCom
Rick – Freight Dog By Choice??
Nick Carson – Holidays

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