Sikorsky RAIDER compound helicopter

In this Special Edition of the Airplane Geeks Podcast, David takes us back to EAA AirVenture 2012 with interviews recorded July 25-28, 2012. Over 500,000 people attended the event over the course of seven days. This year was the year of the Piper Cub, celebrating 75 years of Cubs.

Interviews:

Piaggio

C-46A Commando Tinker Belle

 

Opening and closing music courtesy Brother Love from the Album Of The Year CD. You can find his great music at www.brotherloverocks.com.


This week, Max and Court welcome Lynn Gardner to the Airplane Geeks Podcast.  Lynn is a Citation X pilot as well as a consultant for corporate and sport aviation.  Since we missed last week due to the power outage, we decided to throw in a little extra news:

Max also brings his pick of the week, Airchive.net.

Brother Love is responsible for this episode’s opening and closing music, and you can visit his site at http://www.brotherloverocks.com.

If you have a question or a comment for the Airplane Geeks, you can send it to thegeeks@airplanegeeks.com.

You can also leave us voice mail at (812) 757-4252. If you have a question you’d like mentioned on the podcast, this is the best way to go about it.





Max and Court are excited to bring you an interview with George Hobica of AirFareWatchDog.com.  George gives us some history about the site, as well as some great tips for finding the lowest fare.

News:

The intro music is once again produced by Bruno Misonne.  Check out Bruno’s aviation music at http://www.brunomisonne.com.   Brother Love is responsible for the closing music, and you can visit his site at http://www.brotherloverocks.com.

If you have a question or a comment for the Airplane Geeks, you can send it to thegeeks@airplanegeeks.com.

You can also leave us voice mail at (812) 757-4252. If you have a question you’d like mentioned on the podcast, this is the best way to go about it.

I might as well be Naked Book Cover Max and Court welcome Natalia Ippolito, author of “I Might as Well be Naked – How to Survive Airport Screening with your Clothes on.” She talks about her book, and gives some great tips.  Her website can be found at airportbook.com and she offers some great freebies, including excerpts from chapter 2, some great tips, and some funny stories.

Of course, there’s a bunch of news that has come out of the Oshkosh EAA Air Venture 2008.

Max also offers his pick of the week at http://www.jetpedia.com.

But the big news to come out of episode 9 is the announcement about episode 10.  We’ll be holding the first live aviation new media meet-up through Talkshoe.com.  Sunday evening at 8:00 pm EST (That’s midnight zulu, for you true airplane geeks), we’ll be holding a live podcast.  If you have an aviation related site, blog, or podcast, we want to hear from you.  You can view the detailed information at http://www.airplanegeeks.com/live.

The intro music is once again produced by Bruno Misonne.  Check out Bruno’s aviation music at http://www.brunomisonne.com.   Brother Love is responsible for the closing music, and you can visit his site at http://www.brotherloverocks.com.

If you have a question or a comment for the Airplane Geeks, you can send it to thegeeks@airplanegeeks.com.

You can also leave us voice mail at (812) 757-4252. If you have a question you’d like mentioned on the podcast, this is the best way to go about it.

Oshkosh EAA 2008
This week Max and Court welcome Mark Rob from Commavia, and the Jetwhine blog.  OSH begins this week, and we spend some time talking with Rob about the upcoming events at EAA Air Venture 2008.

First up, an obituary for EAA Director Emeritus Bob Gyllenswan
News for this week:

Qantas 747 hole

We also go through listener emails and voice mails as we hear from former guests Dan Webb and Ryan Keough.

he intro music is once again produced by Bruno Misonne.  Check out Bruno’s aviation music at http://www.brunomisonne.com.

If you have a question or a comment for the Airplane Geeks, you can send it to thegeeks@airplanegeeks.com.

You can also leave us voice mail at (812) 757-4252. If you have a question you’d like mentioned on the podcast, this is the best way to go about it.

This week, Max and Court Welcome Dan Webb from http://www.danwebb.us.

News:
Don’t miss Max’s pick of the week AircraftRecords.com.  Prepare yourself for the aviation audio experience with these high quality aviation sound bits!

The intro music is once again produced by Bruno Misonne.  Check out Bruno’s aviation music at http://www.brunomisonne.com.

In response to our fuel dumping story last week, Chris has found the greatest fuel dumping video on the internet.

If you have a question or a comment for the Airplane Geeks, you can send it to thegeeks@airplanegeeks.com.

You can also leave us voice mail at (812) 757-4252. If you have a question you’d like mentioned on the podcast, this is the best way to go about it.

Dumping Fuel

This week, Max and Court welcome Brett Snyder of the Cranky Flier blog.  Brett brings his insight to the industry, and discusses Allegiant and Frontier in detail.  If you’d like to fast forward to Brett’s interview, it begins at 15:30.

Several topics are discussed in the news section including:


Max’s pic of the week:

http://www.solidworkspilot.com/
Paper Pilot: Battle of the air
This is just about the coolest paper airplane page you’ll find.  A true time sink for airplane geeks.

The intro music is once again produced by Bruno Misonne.  Check out Bruno’s aviation music at http://www.brunomisonne.com.

A special thanks to Chris and Jorge for their engaging emails about the Air Force tanker situation and the future of pilot hiring.  If you have a question or a comment for the Airplane Geeks, you can send it to thegeeks@airplanegeeks.com.

You can also leave us voice mail at (812) 757-4252. If you have a question you’d like mentioned on the podcast, this is the best way to go about it.

Tattoosinflight.com

This week we welcome Ryan Keough of TattoosinFlight.com to the Airplane Geeks as he takes us through his new collection of aviation related tattoos.  If you have an aviation related tattoo, Ryan is interested in showing it off.  You can see his latest collection at tattoosinflight.com.

Max’s pick of the week is Takeoff Tube.  You can view their outstanding aviation video collection at http://www.takeofftube.com

Once again, this week’s intro music courtesy of Bruno Misonne.  Check out his site at http://www.brunomisonne.com.  Our ending music is by Brother Love.  You can learn more about brother love through his site at http://www.brotherloverocks.com.

This weeks News:

If you have any questions or comments, please send us emails at thegeeks@airplanegeeks.com.

You can also leave us voice mail at (812) 757-4252. Leave a message and we’ll get you on the podcast.

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