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APG 323 – I Hope They’re Not Stuffing Them Too Tightly

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12th May

[20:15] Meet-up with Grant McHerron in Rome in June

NEWS

[25:29] Pilot forced to make emergency landing on Devon beach
[30:02] Air Canada flight delayed by Raccoon

FEEDBACK

[33:45] Ralph – Southwest Airlines Passengers Thought Death Was near as Plane Attempted
[42:00] Liz – After Chaos, Port Authority Sets Storm Rules for Planes to JFK
[50:23] Shawn – Uber for Airplanes
[58:26] Silviu – Docs in Public Domain and Question for Steph/Dana
[1:04:04] Nicnacjak – Enjoying the Binliner
[1:06:19] Steve – Yikes – Flight Instructor Shows Incredible Maneuvering Skills
[1:13:20] Brian – Questions for the Crew
[1:21:35] Stephen and John – United Airlines investigating claim of belligerently “drunk or stoned” flight attendant who “terrified” passengers
[1:27:21] Paul – Photos of CFM56
[1:31:30] Plane Tales – Another of Our Aircraft is Missing
[1:50:49] Paul and Dave – More Weight and Balance Questions
[2:07:18] Andy – Note from Nick’s Dad in Oz
[2:13:05] Alejo – Vietjet + Vietnam Airlines
[2:26:00] … Read More »



APG 322 – More Cracked Windows

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6th May

NEWS

[26:01] Case against two ‘drunk’ pilots arrested at Glasgow Airport collapses
[31:20] Vietnam Airlines flight #VN7344 mistakenly landed on a non-operational runway
[35:56] FAA Expands CFM56 Checks To Newer Blades
[38:19] Wasaya DH8A at Thunder Bay on Apr 23rd 2018, knocking on cockpit’s door
[40:47] Runway Lights Baffled Pilots on Night of San Francisco Near-Miss
[44:25] Nine Dead After An Air National Guard WC-130 Hercules Plane Crashes In Georgia
[48:08] Southwest B737 near Cleveland on May 2nd 2018, cracked cabin window
[51:32] Bombardier C Series Could Be Renamed Airbus A200

FEEDBACK

[56:09] Southwest 1380 Feedback
[1:49:39] Thomas – EA-18G: Flying blind and freezing
[1:56:15] Ben – Promoting an Aviation Tour of North Korea
[2:00:03] Chris – Employment Contracts
[2:26:34] Liz – University of Michigan pilot’s aborted takeoff broke rules, but saved lives
[2:37:09] Robert, Alex – Do you sightsee up front?
[2:45:56] Texas Charlie – Why are … Read More »



APG 321 – How to Land a Plane

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29th April

Photo Credit: John Wardell (Flickr)

NEWS

[39:24] Vietjet A321, both engines stalled, both engines EGT overtemperature, one engine shut down in flight
[49:38] FAA issues Emergency AD on CFM56-7B engines
[51:37] Update: Delta A333 at Atlanta on Apr 18th 2018, engine fire
[59:36] Update: Experts slam ‘woefully inadequate’ spray bottle used for de-icing by West Wind Aviation
[1:04:15] Uber for Planes Amendment in FAA Bill – Plane & Pilot

FEEDBACK

[1:16:14] Matt from Oz – Thanks to APG for Re-kindling My Aviation Passion!
[1:22:54] Richard – Jeff Moonlighting?
[1:25:12] Sam – Question for Dana and Advice re: Glider Rating
[1:29:45] Steve H – HIGH 11
[1:42:12] George – Aerotoxic Syndrome
[1:50:28] Richard – Questions for Steph re: DVT and Running
[1:57:23] Alex – Big fan, relatively new pilot with a question for Steph
[2:10:26] Plane Tales – EL Al 1862 and the Bijlmermeer
[2:31:11] Tony – Why the … Read More »



APG 320 – There is a Hole, and Someone Went Out

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21st April

Image from Wikipedia

Video of Captain Jeff’s barber singing at LaGuardia

NEWS

[47:32] FAA AD may severely limit ETOPS of some RR-powered 787s
[55:15] UPDATE: easyJet pilot fired after mid-flight Snapchat images were leaked
[1:03:25] Southwest B737 engine damage takes out passenger window
[1:45:37] Delta jet makes emergency landing as smoke pours from engine
[1:49:14] F-22 Raptor skids across runway at Navy’s Top Gun School

FEEDBACK

[1:55:42] Jonathan – What’s next for Capt. Jeff?
[1:58:18] Megan – Airbus lower-deck passenger facilities
[2:08:26] TP from NJ – Short Story and Question
[2:14:24] LA Steve – Officer who dragged passenger off United flight now suing
[2:18:28] Col Jeff and Brian – FedEx will use smart glasses to help pilots land in emergencies
[2:24:58] Mike – Interview at Sun’N’Fun with Listener Gus From Argentina
[2:35:52] Plane Tales – The Sir Glen Torpy Interview – Part 3
[2:56:01] Carlos – Interesting Interaction … Read More »



APG 319 – Unconsciously Incompetent

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13th April

NEWS

[50:22] FAA Procedures for Addressing Odors, Smoke and/or Fumes in Flight AND Spirit A319 Fumes on Board
[1:05:46] Mad Dog Runway Overrun at Sioux Falls, SD
[1:09:29] Accident: Mega AN26 at Kuajok and Wau on Apr 5th 2018, cow strike on takeoff, left main gear collapse on landing
[1:11:15] Scottsdale plane crash: Six confirmed dead in Arizona crash
[1:12:53] Algerian Military Plane Crash Kills 257
[1:13:50] European air traffic warned over Syria strikes

FEEDBACK

[1:19:57] Rob – (Video) of his Swissair Flight Zurich to Miami
[1:21:20] Rob – 777 Wing Fold
[1:25:09] Tony – Message for Capt Nick
[1:28:49] Ben – Equality
[1:33:03] Larry – 8 Hours of Screaming
[1:39:22] Jordan – Question for Steph and other APG Runners
[1:42:02] Liz – $20,000 mail drone takes flight — and hits a wall
[1:45:44] Plane Tales – The Sir Glen Torpy interview – Part 2
[2:08:55] CGguy – … Read More »




Podcasts

APG 321 – How to Land a Plane

Photo Credit: John Wardell (Flickr)

NEWS

Vietjet A321, both engines stalled, both engines EGT overtemperature, one engine...
APG 320 – There is a Hole, and Someone Went Out

Image from Wikipedia

Video of Captain Jeff’s barber singing at LaGuardia

NEWS

FAA AD may severely limit ETOPS...
APG 319 – Unconsciously Incompetent

NEWS

FAA Procedures for Addressing Odors, Smoke and/or Fumes in Flight AND Spirit A319 Fumes on...
APG 317 – We Just Have Different Body Parts

NEWS

Airline Worker Busted With 9 Pounds Of Cocaine Taped To Legs EasyJet pilots suspended over...
APG 316 – Captain Upgrade Advice

NEWS

U.S. Air Force C-5M Super Galaxy Performs Nose Gear Up Landing. Again.. Fighter pilot blamed...
APG 315 – Pets on Jets

NEWS

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

NEWS

Jetstar flight forced to turn around after ground crew forgets clipboard in cowling Russian Military...