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This is the Plane Talking Safety Tau Crazy Airline Pilot Geeks Spectacular Christmas Extravaganza Live, featuring Carlos & Matt from PTUK, Pilot Pip & Capt Al, Capts Jeff, Nick & Dr Steph from APG, Marcus from Omega Tau, Micah & Brian from the Airplane Geeks and Steve & Grant from Plane Crazy...all in one totally bonkers Christmas podcast.

 

Merry Christmas to all of our listeners.

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

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

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Plane Safety Podcast 34 ; Radio Navigational aids

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

 

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Thanks for downloading the Plane Safety Podcast with Pilot Pip. This is another diary episode. If you'd like to view the original YouTube video podcast please click here.

Recorded 24th September 2016 in Brussels, Belgium. 

 

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

 

Thanks for watching.......or listening....or both !

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Thanks for downloading the Plane Safety Podcast with Pilot Pip. 

This is a republishing of the original Episode 32. It is EXACLY the same, just a bit louder with a better sound quality. 

In the this episode we have a news section, some feedback regarding the Germans Wings accident and much more.

In the news ;

London City airport closed due to protesters on the runway Link to airport map

Aircraft falls off aircraft carrier. Video here

Skies above Britain documentary

 

Squawk box

Barbara has some great feedback regarding psychiatric treatment and the German Wings accident. Please have a look at the following links ;

Citizens Commission on Human Rights, Folrida USA: Investigating and Exposing Psychiatric Human Rights. Violations. Germanwings Plane Crash Now Linked to Psychiatric Drugs'

 

Citizens Commission on Human Rights UK.  Psychiatric Drugs and the Link to Senseless Violence

 

Campaign For Truth In Medicine. www.campaignfortruth.com

 

'The Mind Game’, book by Phillip Day

 

Poisoned at work, misdiagnosed, drugged and his assets stripped from him-

The true story of pilot Len Lawrence

 

Capt Nick has some audio feedback with thoughts on medical confidentiality .

Sean Taylor has an audio clip example of poor radio technique

 

If you want to  contact the show you can do so by visiting the website www.planesafetypodcast.com or by emailing feedback@planesafetypodcast.com

Thanks for listening.

Intro and outro music by Geoff Whitehorn.

 

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Plane Safety Podcast 31 ; The German Wings Accident

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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

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Plane Safety Podcast diary extra ; Dude, where's my suitcase 2 !

Here's a short diary update video-cast that I reordered in St Petersburg. If you'd like to see the video version please go to my You Tube channel or click here 

 

www.planesafetypodcast.com

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Plane Safety Podcast 30 ; Dude, where's my suitcase ?

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

This is a short diary episode in which I talk about my latest trip, losing my bag, a few navigation concerns and more. If you want to see images of the approach plates I discuss within this episode please visit the gallery page on www.planesafetypodcast.com

The YouTube video of this episode can be found here  Episode 30

And the YouTube video of the sim ride with Capt Jeff, Steph & Al can be found here Sim ride video

If you have any questions or thoughts you can contact the show at feedback@planesafetypodcast.com

Fly safe,

Pip

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Plane Safety Podcast 29 ; Nats, Brexit & The Millennium Falcon

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In this episode we're taking a look at some of the possible impacts of Brexit on the aviation industry, we talk to a long time first officer about his career, a look at the NATS programmes for pilot/air traffic controller cooperation and the Squawkbox.

 

More information on NATS can be found here.

 

Squawkbox.

Oliver Di Mascio has some thoughts on various issues and recommends the books of MacArthur Job

Renato has some thoughts on fuel leaks

Nicolaus provides some information on the Allegiant Air evacuation discussed in episode 21. The short NTSB report is here

Luis has some questions on Gibraltar.

And finally Jacob in Australia has a question about license conversion and finding a job in the UK. The job website ppjn.com is a useful tool as is the CAA publication LASORS.

If you have any thoughts or questions you'd like to share, please email feedback@planesafetypodcast.com, visit www.planesafetypodcast.com or find me on Facebook & Twitter (@psafetypodcast)

Enjoy the show. And don't forget, I'd love it if you could leave a review of the podcast on iTunes 

Fly safe,

Pip

 

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Plane Safety Podcast 28 ; The London Marathon

Thanks for downloading the Plane Safety Podcast with Pilot Pip.

This special episode was recorded live from the 2016 London Marathon in recognition and appreciation of all those who donated to my marathon appeal. Thanks to your generous support over £3200 was raised for the Huntingtons Disease Association. Thank you so much.

 

I hope you enjoy this episode (spoiler alert, it gets a bit noisy in places). We have a look through Pip's A-Z of Plane Safety, enjoy the carnival atmosphere of the London Marathon and listen to a lot of heavy breathing !

Enjoy................

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