Plane Safety Podcast - Safety from the flightdeck
An aviation podcast hosted by Pilot Pip and Capt Al about flying, our jobs as professional pilots, aviation safety matters and general pilot bar talk and chit chat.
Plane Safety Podcast 30 ; Dude, where's my suitcase ?

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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

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

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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.



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 is a useful tool as is the CAA publication LASORS.

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