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Old 8th Nov 2020, 02:29
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Podcast suggestions

Would members like to recommend aviation podcasts they enjoy listening to?

This is not about promotion for a podcast creator, but, like a good book, we members telling each other what we enjoy ourselves....

As recommended to me by a fellow PPRuNer, I've been really enjoying a number of Royal Aeronautical Society podcasts, some history, and some up to date information too!

I have particularly enjoyed CAA Pilot David Davies lectures on testing and certification of airliners, John Farley's lecture on VTOL aircraft, Astronaut Al Worden about an Appolo spaceflight, and Mr. RA Collar discussing flutter, among others. This is the main link, though I admit to having a little trouble navigating to each podcast I've listened to through this link, I find some, but not all:

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Old 8th Nov 2020, 03:10
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Iíve found Top Landing Gear (UK based) interesting an frequently very funny as well.
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Old 8th Nov 2020, 11:38
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If youíre interested in military aircraft, Iíd highly recommend ďThe Fighter Pilot PodcastĒ. Itís hosted by a former USN F/A-18 pilot.

Itís well produced and features interviews with many military aviators and occasionally support personnel.

Their F-15 series was a particular highlight. 😎

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Old 10th Nov 2020, 10:28
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Nothing aviation related at all but David Frost’s son has reedited and released a bunch of old interviews as podcasts. Yesterday I listened to him talking with Joe Biden in the eighties. Times change - but not very much!
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Old 10th Nov 2020, 19:07
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I am not a big podcast listener, but I have at times enjoyed episodes of:
- Airplane Geeks Podcast - http://www.airplanegeeks.com/
- Xtended - https://aviation-xtended.co.uk/
- Airline Pilot Guy - Aviation Podcast - Airline Pilot Guy
- The Old Pilot's Plane Tales - The Old Pilot?s Plane Tales | Airline Pilot Guy - Aviation Podcast (actually a subchannel of the previous one)
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Old 11th Nov 2020, 12:41
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'Thirteen Minutes to the Moon' from the BBC World Service - truly excellent podcasts.

Series 1 is Apollo 11.
Series 2 is Apollo 13.
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Old 12th Nov 2020, 05:55
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I recommend any of the podcasts by Ryan Van Haren who is a controller at Vancouver and a pilot-coach. Fascinating stuff ranging from back-country landings to IFR procedures with some interesting human factors pieces for good measure. A mainly BC/Canadian orientation but much is applicable to aviation elsewhere:


I have listened to almost all of the 55 available episodes. They can be downloaded via your favourite podcast app - search for Cardinal Aviation. For iPhone users, I recommend Overcast.

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Old 18th Nov 2020, 09:02
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Max Trescott's Aviation News Talk is good - focussed on pilot training and safety, initial and continuing development, plus news and accident analysis.

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