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Thanks for listening to the Plane Safety Podcast with Pilot Pip and Capt Al. An aviation podcast by 2 professional(ish) pilots for avgeeks everywhere. 

In this episode Pip and Al are chatting about our latest sim check, food in economy, the recent United Airlines uncontained engine failure, helicopters on Mars and much much more.

In the Squawkbox we have questions on how to build RNP approaches, getting current again after 2020 and we from ATC guru Adam Spink not once but twice !

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This is a solo pod with just me (Pip). We didn’t manage to find time to record a full pod this month so I threw this together at the last minute. I’m talking about some interesting recent flights including a gear down ferry and being refused permission to land in Italy.

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In this ‘bits and pieces’ episode we are talking about all sorts of things including weather radar, CPDLC, our recent meet up, a GEAR DOWN emergency in Chicago, cockpit video and of course, your feedback.

In the Squawkbox :

Jeff Wood says hi

Dr Pras has some info on ‘medical pressurisation’

Dr Owen tells us his story

Jacob Darligton Brown says hello

Bill Price from LA drops us a line

 

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In this episode Captain Al is taking the controls in his first solo episode as he takes a look at aircraft pressurisation.

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In this episode we are discussing the question of whether to turn back to the runway following an engine failure in a single engine aircraft shortly after takeoff off.

This discussion is based upon a recent article in Flyer magazine by David Joyce. You can find the article here

We kick the discussion off with a feedback from Steven Hitchin who suffered and engine failure shortly after take off. You can read about his incident here.

In other feedback :

Nigel has a comment on our Lost over the Pacific vid-cast.

Jez has a question about re-routing during flight.

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This is a solo a diary pod with me (Pip), no Al I’m afraid due to technical issues.We’ll be catching up with where I’ve been, what’s happening in the quiet skies, ILS vs IGS, CPDLC & more.

Links mentioned in the episode :

Flyer Magazine

13 Minutes to the Moon Podcast

https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/

 

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In this episode we’ll be catching up the latest from Pip and Al as the lockdown continues to have a drastic impact on out industry. We are taking a look at some news stories including the recent PIA A320 crash at Karachi. ATC audio can be found at VAS Aviation

In the Squawkbox.

Brian Coleman has sent us some rather naughty nose art pictures. Here are some examples  :

Thanks Brian !

Dr Pras sent us this article from the Newyorker telling the amazing story of Lawn Chair Larry. Very much worth a read ! https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/1998/06/01/the-man-in-the-flying-lawn-chair

Stefan has some questions about Cabin Pressurisation and includes a link to this story https://www.aviationpros.com/home/news/10401947/american-airlines-flight-attendants-death-result-of-pilot-error

William from LA says hi and shares some details about his flying career.

Chris Marsh says hi and reminds us that the fantastic radio sitcom Cabin Pressure is being rebroadcast on Sunday evenings on BBC Radio4 (hint, search Apple podcasts for Cumberbins Treasure). Essential listening.

Chris from Big Jet Airways says hi.

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Thanks for downloading the Plane Safety Podcast with Pilot Pip and Capt Al. In this episode Al & I are talking about the ongoing Corona threat and how it has affected our jobs and what we are doing to keep current and entertained. We also take a dive in to the Sqauwkbox to answer some listener questions.

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This episode is a video podcast. Whilst you can listen to the audio only version, watching the Youtube video will add visual descriptions which aid the story.

We’re looking at the incredible tale of a Cessna 188 that got lost over the Pacific Ocean in 1978. An Air New Zealand DC-10 began a search for the small aircraft using back to basics stopwatch & compass navigation and looking at the sun and sky to figure out where to go. In this video podcast we’ll be examining the techniques used in locating the Cessna.

The video podcast can be viewed here. https://youtu.be/ht8PQlgj7_U

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In this episode Capt Al & I are talking about some of the challenges  presented by operating in high winds and storms. We’re also looking at the impact of the corona virus outbreak and some of the finer points of aeroplane lavatory etiquette.

 

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In this catch up diary episode I’ll be telling you about my most recent sim recurrent and adventures in the USA. We’ll also have a look at the dangers of landing with a tail wind and an explanation of Special VFR.

The music featured in this episode was recored live at Stadz Pizzeria in Columbus OH (great pizza) and features singer song writer Dave Hawkins.

Thanks to Jim & Jim for the feedback. The link to the Phenom 100 icing incident is here

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