This episode we focus on the listener mail we have received over the past few weeks. Topics include:
Going into debt to pay for flight training.
Listeners Dima and Jesus meeting up and touring Barcelona Tower.
Items from Episode 261 on the Iridium satellite constellation:
Where you can call to test your satellite phone, and why you should.
The Da Vinci Codex On Flight at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum.
Use of Personal Electronic Devices on airplanes.
F-16’s in the Texas sky.
Why Sully is Wrong when it comes to flight time requirements.
Troubles at Ryanair, at least the pilots think so. UK’s Channel 4 Dispatches Ryanair: secrets from the cockpit programme. (Only viewable in certain countries.)
1950’s and 60’s airliners.
The week’s aviation news:
- No One Wants To Be A Drone Pilot, U.S. Air Force Discovers
- AOPA Chooses a New President and CEO
- Northrop Eyes ‘Really Large’ Unmanned Airships For Freight
- Fatal crash grounds offshore Super Pumas
David Vanderhoof’s Aircraft of the Week: the Piper Cherokee.
In this week’s Australia Desk: It’s the Sabre Chicken!
Find more from Grant and Steve at the Plane Crazy Down Under podcast, and follow the show on Twitter at @pcdu. Steve’s at @stevevisscher and Grant at @falcon124. Australia Desk archives can be found at www.australiadesk.net.
In this week’s Across the Pond segment:
Tim Robinson Editor of Aerospace, joins Pieter to talk about the refresh of the magazine and what can be found in the new edition as well as the resources around the world from the Royal Aeronautical Society. They also discuss the upcoming aerospace career fair in London in November.
Opening and closing music courtesy Brother Love from the Album Of The Year CD. You can find his great music at www.brotherloverocks.com.