Drones in the news, both good and bad. The good? Easy jet is using them to inspect their fleet for dents and bumps. The bad? A US Airways Express jet nearly collided with a UAV while landing at an airport in Florida. UAVs are here to stay, so let’s lay down some rational rules to keep everyone safe.
Lots of feedback on this episode, including an extended discussion of turbulence, inflight icing, transponder codes, flying cars, college degrees, and more!
Feedback in this episode:
Stan and Derek – Turbulence
Light, Moderate or Severe Turbulence How Are They Defined?
ASN Aviation Safety Database-Crashes related to Turbulence
Nick – Career Advice
Paul – Student Pilot in Greece
Brian – Icing
Anonymous – Ethics and Professionalism
Rich – Crosswind Landings
A380 Crosswind Landing into JFK May 4, 2014
Mechanic Bob – You rang? Cowlings, TWA 800
Ahmad – Cell Phone Connections in Air
Gogo Inflight Internet
Conor – Transponder Question, Safety Reporting, Cockpit Windows
Chris – Automation Issues in Military?
Jeff – Passports?
Ken – Flying Cars
Brad and Michael – Bidding Questions
Kwame – College Degree?
How Important is a College Degree?
Larry – NTSB Release re. WX
Micah – Crash Axe
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