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Educational and motivating

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Great show, lots of educational stuff!

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Educational and motivating

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Great show, lots of educational stuff!

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Plane Safety Podcast Episode 43 ; The Great American Eclipse

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Thanks for downloading the Plane Safety Podcast with Pilot Pip

In this episode we are joined by regular guest Captain Al. We talk about A-CDM, the finer aspects of aviation sunglasses, Air Canada at SFO, feedback and much more. We also have a special segment dedicated to next months total solar eclipse in the USA.

Feedback and links

Total solar eclipse interactive map

Free Stellarium software

Eclipse Mega Movie project

Ruben has a question on EASA CS-23 performance. The source document is here.

I will publish soon a link to donations page for my upcoming London Marathon Walk. The event can be found here. London Marathon Walk 2017. Raising funds for the Thames Valley Air Ambulance service.

Thanks for listening. If you would like to contact the show or send feedback then please email feedback@planesafetypodcast.com or visit the Squawkbox

Fly Safe !

Jul 26 2017

2hr 5mins

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Plane Safety Podcast episode 35 ; AED's & Disruptive passengers

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Thanks for downloading the Plane Safety Podcast - Safety from the Flightdeck with Pilot Pip. 

In this episode I'm joined by two guest hosts ; Dr Steph from APG and my pal Capt Al.

First off we're talking about AED's (Automated External Difibrillators), how to use them and their function on aircraft.

The main topic of discussion for this episode is 'Disruptive Passengers'. We look at why incidents involving disruptive passengers seems to be increasing, what are the causes and how we deal with them. 

In the Squawkbox :

FSJoe has some questions on our experiences flying turboprops & some suggestions for future conversations

Adam from Heathrow ATC has some great info on MLS and GBAS.

Renato has some questions about flight time duty limitations.

Aaron says hi from Vermont and has some questions on my gliding progression.

Heath Gleason has a question regarding pilot commuting.

If you would like to contact the show then please visit www.planesafetypodcast.com or email feedback@planesafetypodcast.com

You can follow the show on Twitter (@psafetypodcast) and Facebook. 

If you enjoy the show then why not leave a review on iTunes ? I'd really appreciate it.

Until the next time, take care & fly safe.

Pip

Dec 04 2016

2hr 22mins

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Plane Safety Podcast Episode 13 - Fatigue

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Hi everyone.

Thanks for downloading episode 13 of the Plane Safety Podcast - Safety from the Flightdeck. A podacst about aviation, flight safety and being a pilot.

In this episode we're taking a look at fatigue ; what it is, what causes it and how it effects pilots and airline operations. 

There's also a good number of squawks in squawkbox ;

Capt Jeff has some thoughts regarding the Kegworth Air Disaster

Tony also has a question following the Kegworth discussion

Anthony is thinking about leaving Australia for pastures new

Ray Williams has some thoughts on engine failure management using socks !

C5 Crash at Dover AFB

www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tcj1zereprc

Controller Vlad says hello from Moscow

Erica Siwo suggests the American Airlines crash of AA1420 as a topic for future discussion

Andrew Barber has some thoughts regarding the different types of flying and the MPL (multi pilot license)

Adam Knight from the 'Go Flying Australia' podcast says g'day. You can find his great podcast at Go Flying Australia

If you have a question or something you'd like to share you can send your squawks to the show at feedback@planesafetypodcast.com or via the 'squawkbox' page on the new website

I'm also now on twitter #psafetypodcast and of vourse on Facebook

Until the next episode, take care & fly safe !

Pip

Jun 01 2015

1hr 55mins

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Plane Safety Podcast Episode 45 ; Farewell to the Hawker

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Thanks for downloading the Plane Safety Podcast with Pilot Pip.

In this episode we're saying a fond farewell to the Hawker 800 and taking a trip down memory lane as I recount some stories from the last 8 years on this great aeroplane.

If you would like to contact the show you can use the contact page on www.planesafetypodcast.com  or you can email direct at feedback@planesafetypodcast.com

You can find me on Twitter @psafetypodcast or on Facebook.

Thanks for listening and enjoy the show.

Oct 22 2017

1hr 17mins

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Plane Safety Podcast Episode 17 ; RIAT 2015 Special

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Hello

Thanks for downloading the Plane Safety Podcast. This is a very special episode, recorded live from the Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) at RAF Fairford, UK on 18/19 July 2015. 

I teamed up with Carlos and Matt from the Plane Talking UK Podcast to record interviews with some of the pilots and aircrew from many of the aircraft on display at the airshow.

If you'd like to see some of the photos from the airshow then please go to the Plane Safety Podcast facebook page. Don't forget to follow me on twitter @psafetypodcast or if you're feeling generous you can leave a review on iTunes

This is a time index list of all the interviews on this episode (though there is much more content than just the interviews).

8.35 Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF) P1 Kawasaki, Commander Osawa

12.38 USAF P8 Poseidon, Lt Cmd Patrick Mitchell

18.44 RAF A330 Voyager, Flt Lt Jase Ore

27.15 British Airways Airbus 318, Captain Tony Payne

35.05 Chat with listener Matty Fab

41.30 RAF E3 Sentry AWACS, Sqn Ldr Kev Simpson

50.46 USAF CV-22 Osprey, Cpt Tony Belviso

1.04.23 US Army AH-64 Apache. Lt Hall

1.12.22 Royal Navy Sea King, Lt James Wallis

1.23.37 Royal Netherlands Air Force KDC-10, Major Andy Van Elfon

1.33.30 Royal Navy Merlin MKII, Lt Richard Knight

1.44.13 RAF A400M, Sqn Ldr Phil Cavey 

Enjoy the podcast. I'll be back soon with another episode of the Plane Safety Podcast. If you like to contact the show then please go to www.planesafetypodcast.com or e-mail feedback@planesafetypodcast.com

Fly safe,

Pip

Aug 25 2015

2hr 2mins

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Plane Safety Podcast 34 ; Radio Navigational aids

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Thank you for downloading the Plane Safety Podcast with Pilot Pip - Safety from the Flight deck.

In this episode we catch up on my latest tales from the Sky, a short tribute to the late Bob Hoover, some great feedback in the Squawkbox and we take an in depth look at ground based radio nav aids.

In the Squawkbox ;

David Abbey has some thoughts regarding issue of psychiatric care discussed in a the German Wings accident episode. He provides the following article for your consideration ; Article on CCHR

Marianna says hello and has a question relating to an incident I talked about on a previous episode.

Tony from South Africa tells us a little of his journey to gaining his license and employment.

FSJoe has some great questions regarding turboprop engines and propellers.

The MaineMan Micah has some audio feedback regarding carrier operations.

Sjoert from the Netherlands has some audio feedback and a question on NDB's and minimum facilities required at an airport.

If you would like to contact the show then please email feedback@planesafetypodcast.com or visit www.planesafetypodcast.com

You can fin the show on Facebook and Twitter (@psafetypodcast).

Please consider leaving a review o iTunes.

Thanks for listening and fly safe,

Pip

Nov 09 2016

2hr 16mins

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Plane Safety Podcast 31 ; The German Wings Accident

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Thanks for downloading the Plane Safety Podcast with Pilot Pip.

In this episode I'm joined by Royal Jet & Airbus pilot, Capt Al. The main topic of discussion is the German Wings accident in the French Alps in March 2015.

The full BEA report in to the accident can be found here ; BEA Report.

The EASA recommendations can be found here ; EASA Report

Squawkbox

Shreenand Saddle says Hi and has some thoughts on the podcast.

Heath Gleason has some career news and thoughts on my navigation adventures in Russia. He provides a link to Jeppesen Airway manual ; Jepps

Jenny Parkinson has a question regarding METARs. An example of a full METAR/TAF decode can be found here ; METAR/TAF

End of episode skit shamelessly taken from John Finnimore's Souvenir Programme. 

If you want to contact the show please email feedback@planesafetypodcast.com or visit the website www.planesafetypodcast.com

You can find the show on Facebook and Twitter (@psafetypodcast)

Thanks for listening and fly safe,

Pip

Aug 13 2016

1hr 57mins

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Plane Safety Podcast Newsround catch up

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I had a little bit of storage left over so I thought Id use it and make a quick round up of some of the latest news stories. Unfortunately I had to compress the file down to quite a low bit rate to make it fit, so the sound quality may not be great Sorry.

Anyway, there is a catch up with the latest for the search of MH370.

FAA cuts the Indians some slack.

Turkish A320 in hard landing incident. http://youtu.be/j9D-X918I8chttp://youtu.be/Sy-UtJG3uLU

Aerotoxic syndrome is back in the news

And American Airlines has some ipad problems. 

Enjoy and fly safe,

Pip

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Apr 30 2015

30mins

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Plane Safety Podcast Episode 60 ; Fear of Flying

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Thanks for downloading the Plane Safety Podcast with Pilot Pip and Captain Al, an aviation podcast by professional pilots about our lives in the air flying aeroplanes.

In this episode we are joined by self confessed nervous flyer Matt Smith from PTUK. Together we have an in depth discussion about 'aerophobia' or fear of flying. 

The audio clips included were taken from the Channel 4 documentary 'Fear of Flying - Caught on camera'

If you suffer from aerophobia please visit www.flightfearsolutions.co.uk

If you would like to contact us to share a story or ask a question then please click here or email feedback@planesafetypodcast.com

Please also consider leaving a review on iTunes

Thanks for listening.

May 30 2019

2hr 18mins

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Plane Safety Podcast - Tour diary 21 October 2015

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Hi all. Thanks for downloading the Plane Safety Podcast. Here's another tour diary recorded at Paris CDG. This time we have some technical niggles with the aeroplane, rubbish hotels, crazy Italians, marathon running and more. Enjoy.

Please consider donating to my London Marathon charity run by visiting my donations page here.....I'll be very grateful. Thank you.

Fly safe,

Pip

Oct 22 2015

22mins

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Plane Safety Podcast Episode 50 ; A New York State of Mind

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In this diary episode I'll fill you in on my recent trip to NYC and my first sim recurrent in Columbus on the mighty Embraer 505 Lemon.

If you've enjoyed listening to this podcast then please consider leaving a review on iTunes.

To contact the show or send feedback please e-mail feedback@planesafetypodcast.com

Thanks for listening.

Apr 24 2018

1hr 10mins

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Plane Safety Podcast Episode 27 ; Time and Space

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Thanks for downloading the Plane Safety Podcast with Pilot Pip, an aviation podcast from a pilot at 'Safejet' airlines.

This episode has a bit of a 'spacey' feel to it.  We're doing things a bit backwards ; we start with feedback in the Squawkbox, we have a Planetail of sorts and in Topic of the Week we take a look at Time. 

If you would like to donate to my London Marathon appeal, please click here

The address for getting in touch with the show is feedback@planesafetypodcast.com

Thanks for listening.

Squawkbox :

Capt Nick has some thoughts on LOC approaches and SOP.

Antoine tells us a little about his approach to finding a job.

Ben Todd tells about about his trip in a RV9

Jez has a question about autoland

Nevil Bounds has some audio feedback regarding passports.

Rowland White ; Into the Black can be found here (I can highly recommended this authors work)

Intro/outro music ; 'Beef or Mutton' by Geoff Whitehorn

Apr 21 2016

1hr 41mins

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Plane Safety Podcast Episode 57 ; How we (finally) got here Part 3.

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Thanks for downloading the Plane Safety Podcast with Pilot Pip and Capt Al.

In this episode we conclude the story of our journey towards becoming professional pilots.

If you would like to contact the show then please visit our website or email feedback@planesafetypodcast.com

Special thanks to our Maine Man Micah (again) for 'the gravitas'. 

See you next time and fly safe. 

Pip & Al

Jan 17 2019

2hr 32mins

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Plane Safety Podcast Episode 18 - Density Altitude

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Hello listener

Thank you for downloading the Plane Safety Podcast - Safety from the Flightdeck with Pilot Pip. I hope you enjoy this latest episode. Today we're taking a look at Density Altitude in Topic of the Week. There's lots of good squawks in Squawkbox as well as other aviation related banter.

Squawkbox :

Ryan Lloyd has a question on Flap Over-ride/EGPWS

Mirko Novakovic says hi from an ATO

Erica Siwo also says hi

Captain Al has some thoughts on the pilot life and sends a neat article on checklists which can be found here

Sjoert Bakker has some thoughts and questions on runway 36L at Amsterdam, VOR's and missed approaches.

James Plumridge has a question on visual approaches at large airports

Jim Howard say howdy from Texas and has a question on TCAS.

Here and here are a few pictures of airborne weather radar returns so you have an idea of what I'm talking about towards the beginning of the show.

If you'd like to contact the show then please visit www.planesafetypodcast.com and use the Squawkbox/feedback page or email feedback@planesafetypodcast.com

We’re also on Twitter @psafetypodcast and Facebook where you’ll find lots more content. Please consider leaving a review on iTunes.

Thanks for listening. Fly safe !

Pip

Sep 30 2015

1hr 55mins

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Plane Safety Podcast Episode 20 - Just Culture

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Thanks for downloading Plane Safety Podcast with Pilot Pip.

This is a podcast all about aviation and being a pilot.

In this episode we're taking a look at 'Just Culture' as well as well as the usual flying related idle chit chat and gossip.

Don't forget, if you'd like to donate to my London Marathon 2016 appeal then please click this link.

You can send your thoughts and questions to the squawkbox hotline feedback@planesafetypodcast.com

Thanks for listening,

Fly safe

Pip

Dec 09 2015

1hr 19mins

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Plane Safety Podcast Episode 49 ; Waffle & Feedback

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Hi 

Thanks for downloading the Plane Safety Podcast with Pilot Pip. In this episode we're joined by regular co-host Capt Al, fresh from completing line training at his new airline.

In this episode we are taking a look at an incident involving a Hawker 800 in eastern Russia and discussing the implications of incorrect altimeter settings.

In the Squawkbox ; 

1. Jeff Delmege has some comments on episode 49

2. Heath Gleason's War & Peace of feedback includes comments on RNP & RNAV approaches, Embraer icing systems and a recommendation for luggage works suitcases.

3. Jim Howard says hi

4. Hamish also says hi.

5. Felipe tells of his recent wake turbulence encounter.

6. Jacob Darlington Brown tells us about his career progression onto the Saab 340 (awesome).

7. Ralph Walker has a question about food service at Safejets

8. Richard Nash has some questions on fuel planning.

If you would like to contact the show please email feedback@planesafetypodcast.com or visit www.planesafetypodcast.com

Intro & outro music by Geoff Whitehorn.

This episodes 'Dibly section' was pinched from the excellent John Finemore's Souvenir Programme.  

Thanks for listening.

Feb 20 2018

2hr 18mins

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Plane Safety Podcast Episode 19 - Aeroplane Upset

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Thanks for downloading and listening to the Plane Safety Podcast with Pilot Pip. In this episode we're looking at aeroplane upset and recovery in Topic of the week. Plenty of great squawks in Squawkbox and some info on Pip's 2016 London Marathon appeal.

A huge thank you to all of those who have already donated. If YOU would like to donate please either go to the website where you'll find more information or the direct link to the donations page is here

In squawk box this episode we have :

Luiz Cesar Dias from Brazil has some thoughts on intersection take offs and a question on differences in aviation protocol in different countries.

Captain Al has sent some audio feedback with his thoughts on intersection departures.

Chris Marsh says hi and asks about the Farnborough 2016 APG meet up. You can check out Chris' professional photography business here

James Chen in Toronto has a question regarding Angle of Attack gauges.

Edward Steinfeld from New England, USA says hi

Matt Fabricus has an audio report on his recent PPL check ride.....he passed ! Well done Matt.

If you would like to contact the show please either go to the Squawkbox page on the website, www.planesafetypodcast.com or email feedback@planesafetypodcast.com

Thanks for listening,

Fly Safe !

Nov 06 2015

2hr 2mins

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Plane Safety Podcast Episode 21 - In Conversation with Captain Al.

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Thanks for downloading Plane Safety Podcast - Safety from the Flight with Pilot Pip.

In this episode I'm joined by Captain Al of 'Royal Jet', an A320/321 skipper. We talk at length about the evacuations and Just Culture following the firing of an Allegiant Air captain, we also discuss appropriate use of autopilot, Heathrow's third runway and much much more. 

Of course, as usual we have some feedback in the Squawkbox.

Andrew has a question regarding te use of undercarriage.

Mattyfab has an audio squawk regarding sterile cockpit/

Sjoert Bakker has a question about scheduling.

Please check out my London Marathon 2016 appeal. If you would like to donate please click right here

The Squawkbox hotline is feedback@planesafetypodcast.com

You can find more information about the show at www.planesafetypodcast.com, twitter (@psafetypodcast) and on Facebook.

I hope you enjoy the show.

Merry Christmas one and all.

Pip

Dec 21 2015

2hr 15mins

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Plane Safety Podcast Episode 39 ; Medicals, monitoring & laptop mayhem.

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Thanks for downloading the Plane Safety Podcast with Pilot Pip (featuring copilot Isaac).

In this episode we are discussing the latest security restrictions on portable electronic devices, medicals, my upcoming fleet change, the recent Challenger 604 wake upset incident and a look at the role of pilot monitoring.

If you have any questions or would like to contact the show please email feedback@planesafetypodcast.com or visit www.planesafetypodcast.com

Thanks for listening

Pip

Mar 23 2017

1hr 24mins

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Plane Safety Podcast Episode 41 ; The 'Not in Pittsburg' Special

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Thanks for downloading the Plane Safety Podcast with Pilot Pip.

In this episode we are definitely not at Wings Over Pittsburg meet up with the rest of the aviation podcasting community. Instead we are talking about my visit to the Farnborough tower, PAR approaches and taking a dip into the Squawkbox.

Squawkbox 

Richard Nash says hi and has some thoughts on my missed flight.

Jacob Schumann from Vienna has a question on fatigue management.

Capt Oli says hi.

Tony Arungah has a suggestion for future podcasts

Barbara Parish has a cunning plan.

If you've enjoyed listening to the show then please consider leaving a review on iTunes.

If you want to contact the show please email feedback@planesafetypodcast.com or visit www.planesafetypodcast.com

Thanks for listening.

May 12 2017

1hr 9mins

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Plane Safety Podcast 66 : Fuel Tankering, Good or Bad ?

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Hi

Thanks for downloading the Plane Safety Podcast with Pilot Pip and Captain Al, an aviation podcast about flying, aeroplanes and our jobs as professional pilots. In this episode we are discussing the practice of Fuel Tankering and asking the question, 'Is this practice appropriate in todays environmentally conscience world'.

This episode was prompted by a BBC News article and a study published by Eurocontrol looking at the the effects of fuel tankering (click on the links to read them).

In the Squawkbox Pras shares his horn with us and Thomas has some questions about family and domestic lives of pilots.

If you would like to contact the show then please email feedback@planesafetypodcast.com or visit the website

If you have enjoyed this podcast then it would be great if you could leave a review on iTunes,

Thanks for listening,

Pip & Al.

Nov 28 2019

1hr 23mins

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Plane Safety Podcast ; Bonus Diary episode

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Thanks for downloading the Plane Safety Podcast with Pilot Pip and Capt Al.

This is a short diary catch up episode with Pip.  A full episode with both of us is on the way shortly.

To contact the show please email feedback@planesafetypodcast.com or visit www.planesafetypodcast.com 

Nov 23 2019

28mins

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Plane Safety Podcast 65 ; Newsbeat (much better than that one with Americans in....)

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Thanks for downloading the Plane Safety Podcast with Pilot Pip & Capt Al. This is an aviation podcast in which we talk about our jobs as professional pilots, aviations news, accidents, incidents and events.

In this news-beat episode we are talking about new anti drone technology, aviation environmental protests, pilots getting in to trouble for flight deck photography and the global pilot shortage.

We also have a few items of listener feedback.

If you have a question or would like to contact the show please visit the website or email feedback@planesafetypodcast.com

If you've enjoyed listening then please consider leaving a review on iTunes.

Oct 28 2019

52mins

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Plane Safety Podcast 64 ; Gulf Air 72 & Somatographic illusions

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Thanks for downloading the Plane Safety Podcast with Pilot Pip & Capt Al, an aviation podcast about flying, being a pilot and aviation safety.

On 23rd August 2000, Gulf Air flight 72 crashed into the waters off Bahrain Airport killing everyone on board. There were many casual factors attributed to the crash and in this episode we are talking about one of them in particular ; Somatogrphic illusions.

If you have any questions or thoughts or would like to share a story then you can email us at feedback@planesafetypodcast.com or from the website www.planesafetypodcast.com

To help promote the show please consider leaving a review on iTunes.

Thanks for listening,

Pip & Al

Oct 07 2019

1hr 37mins

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Plane Safety Podcast 63 ; Newsbeat

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Thanks for downloading the Plane Safety Podcast with Pilot Pip and Captain Al. This is an aviation podcast produced by commercial pilots about flying, aviation and being a pilot.

In this episode we are discussing some recent news stories and events including an off duty pilot who flew the plane on his holiday, a loss of separation at San Francisco and the Miracle on the Cornfield.

If you would like to contact the show then please visit our website contact page or email feedback@planesafetypodcast.com

You can also find us on Twitter @psafetypodcast

Thanks for listening.

Sep 06 2019

1hr 29mins

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Plane Safety Podcast 62 ; Oshkosh De-brief

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Thanks for downloading the Plane Safety Podcast with Pilot Pip and Captain Al, an aviation podcast about flying and being a pilot. 

We both recently attended EAA Airventure Oshkosh and in this episode we're telling you all about it. We'll be talking about some of the aircraft and manufactures we visited, displays we saw and all the great folk we met.

If you would like to contact the show then please visit our website contact page or email feedback@planesafetypodcast.com

You can also find us on Twitter @psafetypodcast

Thanks for listening.

Aug 18 2019

2hr 10mins

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Plane Safety Podcast Episode 61 : Squawkbox catch up

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Thanks for downloading the Plane Safety Podcast with Pilot Pip & Captain Al, an aviation podcast about flying and being a pilot.

In this episode we are catching up with your feedback and questions in the Squawkbox and of course all the usual banter. 

In the Squawkbox :

We have some amusing messages from Captain Nick Anderson, invites to go visit Southend, questions on ditching equipment and procedures,  information on airport run fear of flying courses and more.

If you've enjoyed this podcast then please leave a review on iTunes. 

If you'd like to contact the show then please email feedback@planesafetypodcast.com

Thanks for listening.

Jul 20 2019

1hr 14mins

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Plane Safety Podcast Episode 60 ; Fear of Flying

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Thanks for downloading the Plane Safety Podcast with Pilot Pip and Captain Al, an aviation podcast by professional pilots about our lives in the air flying aeroplanes.

In this episode we are joined by self confessed nervous flyer Matt Smith from PTUK. Together we have an in depth discussion about 'aerophobia' or fear of flying. 

The audio clips included were taken from the Channel 4 documentary 'Fear of Flying - Caught on camera'

If you suffer from aerophobia please visit www.flightfearsolutions.co.uk

If you would like to contact us to share a story or ask a question then please click here or email feedback@planesafetypodcast.com

Please also consider leaving a review on iTunes

Thanks for listening.

May 30 2019

2hr 18mins

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Plane Safety Podcast Episode 59 ; Heathrow Digital Tower

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Hi 

Thanks for downloading the Plane Safety Podcast with Pilot Pip & Capt Al. This episode is a video podcast and is best viewed on YouTube (click here)

In this episode we are talking to NATS about their new digital tower project at London Heathrow airport. You can also see further footage on episode 259 & 260 of the Plane Talking UK Podcast. 

Special thanks to Paul Beauchamp, Hannah Heggarty and Andy Taylor at NATS and also to Nevil Bounds. 

If you would like to contact the show please visit the Plane Safety website or email feedback@planesafetypodcast.com

Thanks for listening (and watching !)

Pip & Al

Apr 13 2019

32mins

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Plane Safety Podcast Episode 58 ; Squawkbox

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Hi

Thanks for downloading the Plane Safety Podcast with Pilot Pip and Capt Al. We are also joined by a very 'curmudgeonly' special guest host. In this episode we are catching up with all your feedback from the Squawkbox. 

In the Squawkbox :

Many of you were kind enough to write in and tell us how much you enjoyed the 'How we got here' series. So many thanks to Michael D, Richard R, Ned S, Handsome Jeff & Derek S

Chris T has some thoughts on pilot salaries, sick pay & benefits

Tim from 'Down-under' sent a link to the Pitot Cover incident in Brisbane You can see it here.

Oliver from Switzerland has some question about Threat & Error Management

'THE' Nevil has an episode suggestion

Mr Annoynous is seeking some career advice

James P has some questions on De-Icing.

John H offers a helping hand on understanding RNAV/RNP terminology.

If you have enjoyed this podcast then please consider leaving a review on iTunes.

If you have a question, story or something you'd like to share then you can contact us by emailing feedback@planesafetypodcast.com , by visiting the Squawkbox or through Twitter @psafetypodcast

Thanks for listening.

Pip & Al

Mar 06 2019

2hr 28mins

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Plane Safety Podcast Episode 57 ; How we (finally) got here Part 3.

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Thanks for downloading the Plane Safety Podcast with Pilot Pip and Capt Al.

In this episode we conclude the story of our journey towards becoming professional pilots.

If you would like to contact the show then please visit our website or email feedback@planesafetypodcast.com

Special thanks to our Maine Man Micah (again) for 'the gravitas'. 

See you next time and fly safe. 

Pip & Al

Jan 17 2019

2hr 32mins

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Plane Safety Podcast Episode 56 ; How we got here, Part 2.

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Thanks for downloading the Plane Safety Podcast with Pilot Pip and Capt Al.

In this episode we continue to tell the story of our journey towards becoming professional pilots.

If you would like to contact the show then please visit our website or email feedback@planesafetypodcast.com

Special thanks to our Maine Man Micah for 'the gravitas'. 

See you next time and fly safe. 

Pip & Al

Dec 01 2018

1hr 58mins

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Plane Safety Podcast Episode 55 ; How we got here, Part 1.

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Thanks for downloading the Plane Safety Podcast with Pilot Pip and Capt Al.

In this episode we are catching up with recent trips and tours and telling our stories of how we became pilots. Since we rambled on for so long this has turned in to a two part episode. 

If you would like to contact us please email feedback@planesafetypodcast.com or click here 

You can find out more at www.planesafetypodcast.com

Thanks for listening.

Nov 16 2018

1hr 49mins

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Plane Safety Podcast Episode 54 ; Sims'n'Chicago

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Thanks for downloading the Plane Safety Podcast with Pilot Pip, an aviation podcast about flying and being a pilot. 

This episode comes from the great city of Chicago and I'm joined as usual by Capt Al and special guest host Dr Steph. 

We're talking about mostly about my recent simulator recurrent, a little about more about threat & error, anti icing and lots more. 

As we mention in the show, please check out the BBC Radio comedy Cabin Pressure by John Finnimore....one of the finest comedies ever written. Available on iTunes, Audible.com and other places too. 

We'd love to hear from you so if you have any aviation stories or questions then please get in touch via the website or email feedback@planesafetypocast.com

Thanks for listening and fly safe.

Pip

Oct 10 2018

1hr 19mins

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Plane Safety Podcast Episode 53 ; Threat & Error Management

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Thanks for downloading the Plane Safety Podcast with Pilot Pip ; an aviation podcast about flying and our lives as professional pilots.

In this episode I'm discussing Threat & Error Management in airline operations.

Here are some of the resources and articles discussed on the podcast.

https://www.skybrary.aero/index.php/Threat_and_Error_Management_(TEM)

https://www.aerosociety.com/news/briefing-better/

If you would like to contact us please email feedback@planesafetypodcast.com or click here

You can also follow us on Twitter @psafetypodcast

If you enjoy the podcast please consider leaving a review on iTunes.

Thanks for listening. 

Sep 16 2018

42mins

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Plane Safety Podcast Episode 52 ; Squawkbox edition

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Hi 

Thanks for downloading the Plane Safety Podcast with Pilot Pip & Captain Al.

In this episode we are taking a look through the Sqwjukbox and answering your flying feedback. 

We also have a short discussion about duty period extensions as well as the usual banter.

Squawkbox

Falco has some answers about helicopter operations.

Pras has some questions about CRM resources

Not Creepy Micah has a question about take off decision making

Pras has another question about Airbus ops

David West has a question regarding approach speeds

Tim has a link to an article regarding the crash of a Phenom 300 in the UK https://edge-ssp.aemmobile.adobe.com/ssp?entityRef=%2Fpublication%2Fb0db6500-3730-4226-a55f-7a24fbe845c6%2Farticle%2FBaddayatBlackbushe&viewRef=%2Fpublication%2Fb0db6500-3730-4226-a55f-7a24fbe845c6%2Fview%2FCollectionJune2018&channel=CopyToPasteboard

If you would like to contact the show please email feedback@planesafetypodcast.com or visit planesafetypodcast.com

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Aug 03 2018

1hr 54mins

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Plane Safety Podcast Episode 51 ; Go Arounds

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Thanks for downloading the Plane Safety Podcast with Pilot Pip. 

In this episode we're joined by regular co-host Capt Al and guest host Capt Nick Anderson.

We're having an in depth discussion about missed approaches and go-arounds. 

In the feedback we have questions from listeners regarding helicopters, unmanned ATC towers, aero-toxic syndrome & stable approaches. 

If you would like to contact the show then please visit www.planesafetypodcast.com or email feedback@planesafetypodcast.com

You can find us on Twitter @psafetypodcast

We hope you enjoy listening. If you do, perhaps consider leaving a review on iTunes. 

Thanks for downloading. 

May 16 2018

1hr 58mins

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Plane Safety Podcast Episode 50 ; A New York State of Mind

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Thanks for downloading the Plane Safety Podcast with Pilot Pip.

In this diary episode I'll fill you in on my recent trip to NYC and my first sim recurrent in Columbus on the mighty Embraer 505 Lemon.

If you've enjoyed listening to this podcast then please consider leaving a review on iTunes.

To contact the show or send feedback please e-mail feedback@planesafetypodcast.com

Thanks for listening.

Apr 24 2018

1hr 10mins

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Plane Safety Podcast Episode 49 ; Waffle & Feedback

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Hi 

Thanks for downloading the Plane Safety Podcast with Pilot Pip. In this episode we're joined by regular co-host Capt Al, fresh from completing line training at his new airline.

In this episode we are taking a look at an incident involving a Hawker 800 in eastern Russia and discussing the implications of incorrect altimeter settings.

In the Squawkbox ; 

1. Jeff Delmege has some comments on episode 49

2. Heath Gleason's War & Peace of feedback includes comments on RNP & RNAV approaches, Embraer icing systems and a recommendation for luggage works suitcases.

3. Jim Howard says hi

4. Hamish also says hi.

5. Felipe tells of his recent wake turbulence encounter.

6. Jacob Darlington Brown tells us about his career progression onto the Saab 340 (awesome).

7. Ralph Walker has a question about food service at Safejets

8. Richard Nash has some questions on fuel planning.

If you would like to contact the show please email feedback@planesafetypodcast.com or visit www.planesafetypodcast.com

Intro & outro music by Geoff Whitehorn.

This episodes 'Dibly section' was pinched from the excellent John Finemore's Souvenir Programme.  

Thanks for listening.

Feb 20 2018

2hr 18mins

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Plane Safety Podcast Episode 48 ; The Phenom

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Thanks for downloading the Plane Safety Podcast with Pilot Pip.

In this episode we're talking a look at my first few flights on the Embraer 505/Phenom 300 and progress through initial line training.

I'll be talking about some of the cool new gizmos, gadgets and systems on the new jet and some of the places I've been to so far during line training. 

If you'd like to contact the show then please visit the feedback page

or email feedback@planesafetypodcast.com

Fly safe, 

Pip

Jan 09 2018

1hr 32mins

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