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Plane Safety Podcast Episode 27 ; Time and Space

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

Direct download: ep27final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:24am EDT
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Plane Safety Podcast Episode 26 : Another tour diary

Hi all

Thanks for downloading the Plane Safety Podcast with Pilot Pip.

In diary episode I talk about some of the events from my last 7 day trip including missed approaches at Paris, Chambery airport, getting soaking wet in Amsterdam and much much more.

If you would like to donate to my marathon appeal then please visit my Marathon page......only a few weeks to go !! Pip's London Marathon appeal

Questions, feedback & sqwauks can be sent to feedback@planesafetypodcast.com

Enjoy !

Direct download: ep26final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:25am EDT
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Plane Safety Podcast Episode 25 ; Low Viz Ops

Thanks for downloading the Plane Safety Podcast with Pilot Pip.

In this episode we're joined by Captain Al in a discussion on low visibility operations.

The YouTube video of the Rhode Island incident we discuss can be found here; Rhode Island

If you would like to donate to my marathon fund then please click here;  Marathon appeal

Enjoy and fly safe.

Pip

Direct download: ep25final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:48pm EDT
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Plane Safety Podcast Episode 24 ; Fuel Planning

Welcome to episode 24 of the Plane Safety Podcast - Safety from the Flightdeck.

The focus in this episode is aviation fuel planning. We take a look at what constitutes minimum required fuel, how we can apply fuel planning rules and what happens if our airplane runs out of fuel ! I'll also be telling you about my latest trips and some of my latest flying adventures.

Fuel planning.

The EASA fuel policy can be found here, starting on page 113.

Reduced Contingency Fuel Procedure (RCF)

Squawkbox

Pete Stroud says hi and has a question regarding circling approaches at Calvi, Corsica (LFKC). You can see the approach charts for Calvi LFKC charts.

Tony Damiano has some comment on the QF32 evacuation.

Joe also has some thoughts on the QF32 incident. Here's a link to the video Joe recommends : QF32

Nevil Bounds sent a link to an incident at London Luton airport (EGGW) involving an A320 departing from an intersection with the wrong thrust setting. You can read the story here : EGGW

Ben sent a squawk to tell us about his great day at at the Virtual Jet simulator in Exeter

 

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

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

Thanks for listening and fly safe,

Pip

Direct download: ep24final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:28am EDT
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Plane Safety Podcast Episode 23 ; Sims,safety and leaving the gear down.

Thanks for downloading and listening to the Plane Safety Podcast with Pilot Pip.

In this diary episode I talk about my last simulator recurrent, holding for poor weather, my latest meeting as fleet safety rep and more.

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 on twitter (@psafetypodcast) and on Facebook.

I hope you enjoy the show.

Direct download: ep23final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:49am EDT
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Plane Safety Podcast Episode 22 - Miami Vice

Thanks for downloading the Plane Safety Podcast with Pilot Pip.

 

This episode is a little different. We take a look at some news stories from around the world and also listen to some of the 'behind the scenes' goings on in our recent trip to Miami, Florida. 

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 on twitter (@psafetypodcast) and on Facebook.

 

I hope you enjoy the show.

Direct download: ep22final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:07am EDT
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Plane Safety Podcast Episode 21 - In Conversation with Captain Al.

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

Direct download: ep21final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:35am EDT
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Plane Safety Podcast Episode 20 - Just Culture

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

Direct download: ep20final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:55pm EDT
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Plane Safety Podcast Episode 19 - Aeroplane Upset

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 !

Direct download: ep19final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:07pm EDT
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Plane Safety Podcast - Tour diary 21 October 2015

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

 

Direct download: diary22final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:37pm EDT
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