Our aim to educate and inform you, explore and develop your passion for aviation, and entertain you a little along the way.
Boeing 737 MAX Return to Service Airworthiness Directive
Interview with an Air Traffic Controller at London Heathrow, Boeing 737 MAX airworthiness directive, Delta and Airbus tariffs, UK slots and strikes at Heathrow, speed dating in the air, Norwegian Air Shuttle, autonomous airplane tugs, F/A-18C Hornet goes into the Smithsonian.
Brett Snyder, the Cranky Flier, returns as our guest. United changes MileagePlus requirements, Costco selling private jet program memberships, Korean Air and Asiana merge, outlook for business aviation, Covid testing at the airport, an immunity passport proposal.
Airline Pay Cuts
Airline pay cuts, prospective student pilots told to wait, 737 MAX training, Boeing sells yacht, a Brit to pilot Air Force One, holiday flying festival, Kitty Hawk Flyer, A-10 Distinguished Flying Cross, electric air speed record attempt, New Zealand’s first electric airplane.
Aviation Safety Culture
The Director of Flight Operations for Quantum Spatial talks about International Standards for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) certification and building a safety culture. Boeing 737 MAX order deferrals, best practices for small flight department maintenance, masks and Covid-19, fighter jets in the Middle East, the next generation U.S. fighter, high tech plane floats.
A former USAF combat pilot and astronaut talks about the Patti Grace Smith Fellowship that matches interns with aerospace companies. Also, EASA and the Boeing 737 MAX, NTSB crash report, U.S. Army aviation fleet, airline expansion opportunities, a dog evades capture at an airport.
GAO issues cybersecurity recommendations, Southwest pilot’s pay cut, National Center for the Advancement of Aviation, Singapore Airlines A380s, Boom Supersonic XB-1 demonstrator rolls out, all-electric airplane racing league announced.