Max, Rob, Dan, and David discuss the week’s aviation news and spend time with listener mail. Steve and Grant from the Plane Crazy Down Under podcast have a great Australia Desk Report, and Pieter Johnson brings the European perspective with his Across the Pond segment.
The week’s aviation news:
- IndiGo Plans Overseas Flights From India in August After Record Jet Order
- Airbus and Boeing struggle with credibility again
- Delta Air Plans to Order 200 Narrow-Body Jets, Seeks Options for 200 More
- Report: Boeing will launch 737 replacement in 2011 or 2012
- The Big Guys Finish Last in 2010 Airline Rankings
- Qantas Airways DFW flights are real. Really.
- NTSB Study Finds AmSafe Seatbelt Airbags Reduce Injuries in General Aviation Aircraft Accidents
Seventeen year old Nick looks forward to being a commercial pilot. Keith introduces us to the HowItFlies.com aircraft directory. Jim asks about downloadable Airplane Geeks segments. Jordan has some questions about 787 delays and Boeing’s strategy. John points out the flight of the Chinese J-20 stealth fighter. Dawson explains PAPI lights. Alex comments on American security paranoia. Another Alex says the U.S. Government needs to chill out. Micah reports on the improving health of Harriet and her desire to fly away.
- Aero Society Channel, the Royal Aeronautical Society’s online media channel.
- NTSB Update On Jackson Hole B-757 Runway Overrun Incident
Opening and closing music is provided by Brother Love from the Album Of The Year CD. You can find his great music at http://www.brotherloverocks.com/.