Aviation Podcast Program Guide
This Program Guide lists the most recent episodes of selected aviation podcasts. The episode descriptions come directly from the podcast feeds. Remember: You don't need an iPod to listen to podcasts - just your computer will do.
Max Flight, Rob Mark, and David Vanderhoof are guys with a passion for aviation. In this podcast they talk about the week's industry news and discuss aviation topics with industry analysts, consultants, journalists, pilots, bloggers, and others. You'll also hear from the "Australia Desk" get your dose of aviation history, and get the latest news and views on European aviation from the Across the Pond segment.
Plane Crazy Down Under
Steve Visscher and Grant McHerron produce a high quality podcast that covers aviation news and events in Australia and around the region. Producing content online since July 2009, each episode usually lasts between 60 to 120 minutes and while some have featured one important interview or discussion, most have multiple segments. Guests on the podcast have included a number of pilots from all aspects of aviation as well as analysts, air traffic controllers, adventurers, business owners and museum staff. Topics and areas covered in the podcast so far range from hot air balloons, recreational flying, warbirds & sport aerobatics through to charter operations, airlines and the military.
With Australia’s confirmed purchase of a total of 72 F-35 Joint Strike Fighters, Steve & Grant are joined by Andrew McLaughlin from COMINT (Communications Intelligence) to discuss the F-35 and its operation within the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF). We also feature a number of great interviews with Lockheed Martin staff and an in-depth discussion . . . → Read More: PCDU Episode 119: F-35 Joint Strike Fighter: The RAAF Approach
Just to be different, this episode Steve joins ATC Ben on a BenAir flight from Essendon (YMEN) to Temora (YTEM) to attend the NatFly 2014 event. With the Cirrus SR20′s autopilot keeping them on track, Captain Ben & FO Steve introduce the show before opening up their packed lunches. Sadly, Sierra Juliette Alpha (VH-SJA) did . . . → Read More: PCDU Episode 118: Can you fly to NatFly 2014?
With the RAAF’s Centenary of Military Aviation air show only a couple of days away, we thought we’d mix up some content that promotes the event as well as some chats Grant recorded with a number of past & present members of the RAAF at the Temora Aviation Museum’s “Warbirds Down Under” event back in . . . → Read More: PCDU Episode 117: Holler for a Marshall, an AIR Marshal
Europe's premier aerospace internet program. Produced and presented by XTP Media's Pieter Johnson, the show is co-hosted by Gareth Stringer (Editor of Global Aviation Resource) and Tim Robinson (Editor of Aerospace International). Published on a monthly basis and covering all aspects of the aviation world.
The UAV Digest
The weekly audio podcast by Airplane Geeks refugees David Vanderhoof and Max Flight that focuses on news, events, and issues concerning unmanned aerial vehicles and systems.
Uncontrolled Airspace: The General Aviation Podcast
News and conversation about the world of General Aviation flying. This is hanger flying at it's best with three pilots who are qualified to gab about GA with authority. Dave Higdon is an accomplished aviation photographer and the senior editor of Kitplanes Magazine. Jeb Burnside is a writer and editor with Aviation Safety magazine, AVweb, and EAA AirVenture Today. Jack Hodgson is a writer, technology commentator, special-events and new-media producer, lecturer, aviation essayist, and tries to keep the other two on topic.
The UCAP community now has an online forum to complete the listener experience. Have a look at the Uncontrolled Airspace Forums and add your own contribution.
Airspeed podcasts go in depth to cover aviation, aerospace, space exploration, and associated topics. Pilots, other aviation personnel, and enthusiasts will enjoy this podcast by "Stephen Force," the superhero alter ego of a technology lawyer, private pilot, and Civil Air Patrol captain. Show notes can be found in the Airspeed Blog.
You might also have a look at Airspeed - The First Two Years Aloft, Force's book that highlights the first two years of the podcast, including interviews transcribed for the first time, the full text of several popular episodes, and also additional explanatory material.
An update of the Airspeed's rules of engagement and FAQ. Want to know more about what goes on behind the scenedat Airspeed? Here are the answetrs to the questions that people most often ask.
A conversation with Kim Crow, who voiced Bitching Betty in the F-15 and many other platforms in the early days of audible annunciations in fighter aircraft.
We talk to Bill Anderson and Dale Tutt about the new Textron AirLand Scorpion Jet, which made its first flight just last week.
The Conversation at AirSafe.com
This is the official podcast of the AirSafe.com Foundation which uses technologies such as email and the Web to raise public awareness about key issues involving air passenger safety and security. Dr. Todd Curtis produces this very informative podcast to cover aviation incidents around the world. You'll find audio, video, and high quality written content here. Be sure to listen to the Secrets of AirSafe.com special podcast series where Dr. Todd Curtis shares key insights and practices that have allowed AirSafe.com to thrive since its launch in July 1996.
CTV interview on 26 July 2014 about airline safety concerns in the wake of the downing of a passenger airliner (Audio - MP3)
BBC interview on 29 July 2013 about an upcoming ICAO meeting on flights over conflict zones (Audio - MP3)
Mark Peacock is a frequent business flier who puts in a lot of air miles each year. He knows airlines and airports and hotels and technology for the road, so his podcast is valuable for any frequent flier. The podcast subtitle tells it all: "Giving the voice of the traveler, more about the journey than the destination." If you spend a lot of time flying commercially for business or pleasure, give this podcast a listen!
Betty in the Sky with a Suitcase!
With this podcast, you can travel the world with flight attendant Betty. This flight attendant for a major U.S. airline has been podcasting since August 2005. She's got a delightful personality and seems like the attendant we all want to fly with. Her podcasts relate her stories and the stories of the people she flys with. Chek out Betty's book based on the podcast, Betty In the Sky With a Suitcase: Hilarious Stories of Air Travel by the World's Favorite Flight Attendant.
In this show we have stories about air marshal nurses, surfing, Fokkers, loons and butterscotch!
This podcast has a story about a snake on the plane, something crazy falling down the toilet and an Italy story along with so much more!
Music "Everything Good" by Twintwelve
If you would like to hear the whole BBC documentary on the First Ten Years of Podcasting here is the link.
Aviation Podcast Directory
- 7600 On Air Defunct now, but it was a podcast for people who love flying, flying machines, and who prefer to not crash and die. Soaring and gliders, props, jets, interviews, aviation features, and stories made with big imaginations.
- The Glider Show An audio show for anyone interested in gliding and soaring and becoming a competent glider pilot.
- Ace Abbott's Aviation Affair An interview podcast hosted by Ace Abbott, an aviator with a 36 year career: F-4 Phantom jets, Learjet charter pilot, Boeing 727 Captain, and author.
- Aero News TV The folks at Aero-News.net have created this fantastic aviation video news site.
- AeroPodcast Podcast de aviacion comercial, todas las aerolineas, todas las novedades del mercado del transporte aereo. A podcast in Spanish with talk about airlines.
- Air Force Link - Podcasts Podcasts from the U.S. Air Force. "Around the Air Force Radio Podcast" daily radio newscast includes timely, topical, news and information about the Air Force, its people, its programs and its missions. "Around the Air Force Video Podcast" is a five minute daily news program covering important topics from around the Air Force. "Air Force Report Video Podcast" gives one minute updates on important news and issues affecting the Air Force. "Chief's View Video Podcast" from the Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force discusses Air Force issues. "Today's Air Force Video Podcast" is a long-format, weekly news show featuring in-depth stories about the Air Force's people, programs, technology, exercises, operations and more.
- Airline Pilot Update A weekly audio podcast specifically for the US airline pilot, with a focus on covering the most important issues facing airline pilots today. Industry news, interviews, and analysis.
- The AirPigz podcast The podcast of the AirPigz blogazine, for anyone who loves to fly.
- Airplane Geeks Podcast Aviation enthusiasts talk about the week's aviation news, discuss a feature topic, offer some aviation history, and more.
- AirShowCast A podcast for the air show enthusiast, fanatic, performer, volunteer, organizer, etc. Hear news about shows, meet movers and shakers in the business, and listen to some of the behind the scenes folks who make things happen at your favorite shows.
- Airspeed Airspeed podcasts go in depth to cover aviation, aerospace, space exploration, and associated topics. Pilots, other aviation personnel, and enthusiasts will enjoy this podcast by "Stephen Force," the superhero alter ego of a technology lawyer, private pilot, and Civil Air Patrol captain.
- All Things That Fly Learn all about the exciting hobby of Radio Controlled helicopters, planes and anything that flies. Mods, upgrades, tuning, news, interviews, tips and testing.
- The Amateur Traveler Podcast A weekly travel podcast for people who love to travel, focusing on travel stories, travel news, tips, and travel resources. All with a little bit of humor.
- AMEcast - Aviation Medicine Podcast An aviation medicine podcast with Dr. Bruce Chien, MD, AME., CFI offering advice and insights on Medical Certification.
- Aviation Today Radio Podcasts on a wide range of aviation issues, generally with industry leaders.
- The Aviation Video Podcast An HD video podcast series by Jason Miller to inspire aviators and those that have always dreamed of being aviators.
- Aviation Week's Check 6 Podcast This weekly program from the AW&ST editors looks at aerospace and defense.
- AviPod.net Aviation Podcast (Also gone.) A aviation podcast featuring news and industry analysis.
- AVweb Podcasts Twice weekly podcasts on current aviation topics.
- Betty in the Sky with a Suitcase! With this podcast, you can travel the world with flight attendant Betty.
- The BoXX Office "Celebrating and elevating the history of women, what we've done, where we are, and what we're doing. Not just pilots, but 'Plane Janes' of all stripe. Pilot or not, the sky is still home for all kindred souls."
- Building an Airplane at Home with Jeff Coffey In this 28 minute podcast, the builder takes you from $600 of blueprints and $900 of aluminum sheets to the first, anxiety-ridden flight. If you are thinking of building your own, this will give you a feel for what it takes. If you are not a prospective homebuilder, you'll still find this a fascinating listen. From 16 September 2005.
- Civil Air Patrol Today A podcast produced by Maryland Wing of the Civil Air Patrol.
- Cleared En Route An aviation podcast from Ontario, Canada with news updates, aircraft profiles, airshow coverage, and interviews from members of the aviation community in Canada and around the world.
- The Conversation at AirSafe.com The official podcast of the AirSafe.com Foundation designed to raise public awareness about key issues involving aviation safety and security.
- CopterCast An aviation podcast from the perspective of helicopter pilots, international pilots, and career pilots. Topics include flight training, careers with rotorcraft, and international flying, as well as news and events. And of course, just some fun hangar flying.
- The Crew Lounge A weekly podcast for flight attendants and crew.
- DarkCompass The chronicles of a podcaster, with airplane sound effects. 27mins, 12mb, 64kbps.
- Desert Pilot Podcast A blog and podcast about flying experiences around the great State of Arizona and beyond.
- Edwards Air Force Base Podcast A weekly podcast featuring news stories relevant to the Edwards community, usually about two to three minutes in length.
- Fear of Flying Podcast Recorded March 16, 2005 on United UA 840 en route SYD-LAX. The author discusses how he picked his seats - and why - and what to do when turbulence occurs, as it did on this flight.
- The Finer Points, An Aviation Community & Podcast TFP is brought to you weekly by Certified Flight Instructor, Jason Miller.
- The Finer Points - Aviation Videos Weekly flying tips to make you a safer pilot. From expert flight instructor, Jason Miller.
- Finmeccanica Inc. Podcast These podcasts cover a number of helicopter topics.
- Flap Operator From Chris Turke, a first officer and cockpit procedures training instructor at a regional airline.
- Flaps Podcast A monthly podcast aimed at those who fly, those who wish they could, and those who do neither. Produced by two pilots in the UK who decided that flying was too much fun not to talk about, and too much fun to take too seriously.
- Flight Junkies A podcast about leaving the ground in every way possible from an educated amateur's point of view.
- The Flightcast An audio and video podcast covering flight sim games and news.
- Flightglobal.com's Week on the Web Jeff Decker brings you the top aircraft and aviation stories from Flightglobal.com and other hot site content.
- Flight Journal Podcast/Radio Show Flight Journal's editor-in-chief, Budd Davisson, tells us what it's like to fly some of aviation's legendary airplanes.
- Flight Line Internet Radio An internet-based radio station covering a variety of aviation topics with programming 24/7.
- FlightPod TV Aviation news and technology from an online media network for pilots that provides content relevant to today's student, private, and professional pilots.
- Flight Podcast An aviation podcast where the hosts are all international airline pilots with experience in turbine, piston twins, and singles.
- The FlightTime Radio Show Weekly radio broadcasts about the fun and joy of flying. Each week, Charlie and Milford have guests from all corners of aviation or just do some hanger flying before they head off to the airport. Broadcast live from Northeast Florida each Saturday from 10-11am on WBOB 1320AM and the Internet. It is then available via PodCast through the web site.
- FlyByWire podcast blog Slated to contain flight sim and aviation news, music, reviews, hints and tips, flight of the week.
- Flying with ACE This podcast was started by Alex, a youngster who is sharing his training experience.
- Flying Ant Online A podcast about all things aviation by a Boeing 767 pilot for Qantas Airways.
- Flying Down Under A fortnightly segment that appears on the FlightTime Radio Show and gives listeners an appreciation for some of the aviation related activities that occur in Australia and New Zealand. The segment is produced by Steve Visscher and Grant McHerron from the Plane Crazy Down Under podcast on behalf of Southern Skies Online Media.
- Flying Pilot Podcast "The flying pilot's news and rants," by a captain with a major network airline. News, science, history, and a little music.
- Flying Podcast This podcast covers all forms of aviation in the UK. They talk to anyone with an interest in aviation, from museums to flying instructors to people that just have an interesting story to tell. Produced by Steve Cooke, who flys a PA-28 from City Airport Manchester.
- Fly With Me Hear from flight attendants and pilots as they tell what goes on behind the galley curtain (and behind the cockpit door).
- FSBreak This weekly podcast covers Flight Simulator news, reviews, and hardware.
- The Glider Show An audio show for anyone interested in gliding and soaring and becoming a competent glider pilot.
- Gold Seal Live Live, streaming aviation talk radio on the Internet, with a twist - graphics and interactivity. You not only listen to this aviation format show, you see visuals and can ask questions of the guests via a built-in chat window. Two programs are produced: The 25Zulu Show is a 90-minute talk show with live guests that covers a wide range of topics. The Ground School Live show focuses on specific training issues. These can also be downloaded as a podcast.
- Hangar49 Aviation Podcast A podcast dedicated to general aviation flying in the Pacific Northwest, and featuring three private pilots who discuss aviation news of the day plus the high (and low) points of their flying exploits.
- Hitchhiker's Guide to Military Aviation David Vanderhoof's podcast focusing on military aviation world wide.
- The Home Based Travel Agent Podcast A blog and podcast dedicated to the home based travel agent and the journey of learning the travel business.
- IAGblog Podcasts Aviation and travel industry podcasts from the Innovation Analysis Group. IAG provides information and consulting services to the travel and aviation industries, and covers aircraft manufacturers, airlines, airports, and ground transportation. The IAGblog offers breaking news, insights, and commentary on a wide range of issues affecting travel and aviation.
- In the Pattern Podcast Four student pilots get together to talk about their experiences with flight training. Join them as they work together to get their certificates and ratings in this aviation podcast about the joys of learning to fly.
- InvertedCast From pilots Derek (single engine instrument rated private pilot) and Mark (single/multi engine instrument rated commercial pilot).
- Jim N Texas! Jim is a retired U.S. Air Force officer, a member of the Chandelle Flying Club, and has a lifelong love of aviation. Intermixed in his blog, you'll find some podcasts.
- The Learning to Fly....Together Podcast Rob is a certified flight instructor and airline captain for a major airline. Tina is the anxious but eager student pilot who has a few things to teach Rob about "getting a clue". Both have been married to each other for 23 years. Listen in as they teach each other to fly.
- Maiden Flight Podcast In this podcast you'll hear the adventures of Mark Maiden, born and bred in Dublin, learning to fly and living to fly in Ireland.
- Mile High Flyers For pilots, bringing you aviation news, stories conversation and a love of flying.
- My Flight Journey From Cessna to CRJ the journey starts now.
- MzeroA Podcast This full time flight instructor provides audio and video podcasts for general aviation pilots.
- NBAA Flight Plan News and information about the business aviation community: developments affecting NBAA Members and the Association's work to advocate for their interests.
- The New Pilot PodBlog This is a General Aviation podcast from the perspective of a new private pilot.
- The Pilotcast A podcast series by pilots about General Aviation, for pilots and aircraft owners, and those who want to become pilots.
- The Pilots Flight PodLog - aviation podcast Listen in of the adventures of Pilot Will (formerly "Student Pilot Will" as he flies around with friends and family. Also hear stories of other's adventures in the sky.
- Pilot's Journey Podcast Hosts Stuart Stevenson (a private pilot in north Dallas) and Stewart Stoll (a certificated flight instructor near Fort Worth, Texas) discuss aviation training and the steps involved in maintaining proficiency.
- Pilots-Log A web page and podcast for the discussion of aviation topics ranging from military planes to commercial transports to general aviation. Coverage of new aircraft, fly-ins, airshows, and other aviation related events in Texas and neighboring states.
- Plane Crazy Down Under An aviation-based podcast with a focus on the Asia/Pacific area.
- The Plane Madness Podcast 2 Capt'n Chris returns to podcasting with Volume 2 of his great podcast.
- Plane Safety Podcast Join Pilot Pip for a look at the latest aviation safety news, incidents and events.
- PlaneViz A podcast (and blog posts) by pilot Dave Goodwin on a variety of aviation topics of interest to pilots, aircraft owners, and aviation enthusiasts.
- Port Authority Aviation Podcasts News from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey: John F. Kennedy International Airport, LaGuardia Airport, Newark Liberty International Airport.
- PreFlight TV A video podcast for General Aviation pilots, and those who wish they were...
- The Private Pilot Recordings that are interesting for aviation enthusiasts as well as pilots.
- The Pursuit of Wings "Navigating the course to an aviation career." This website and associated podcast chronicles the author's journey as he transitions from advanced student to professional aviator. The idea is to include cockpit audio recorded during flight training, as well as interviews/hanger flying with guests that are either seeking an aviation career or are already established in the aviation industry.
- RC Heli Nation Great conversation about radio controlled helicopters on this podcast. The website also has a forum, news, reviews, builds, swag, and more.
- rocket.aero This creater of films and DVDs highlighting little known chapters in aerospace history offers podcasts created from DVD and other content.
- RV Pilot Podcast Dedicated to RV pilots and builders, with interesting discussions about experiences building and flying the different RV airplane models from the builders themselves. General and specific topics of interest to RV owners are also covered.
- SFO Podcast San Francisco travel information, tips from business professionals and leisure travelers, helpful SFO information, stories, and more in podcasts from the San Francisco International Airport.
- Skydive Radio This weekly podcast is dedicated to skydiving and offers discussions covering a variety of topics: news, events, dropzones, policies, memorable jumps, history, and any other hot topic related to skydiving. Also, product reviews and conversations with well known skydivers.
- The Student Pilot Flight PodLog Devoted to flying and learning to fly. The podcasts take you through the author's journey towards a Private Pilot's License. Made on a Mac, and you can tell!
- This Week in Travel podcast A weekly podcast covering news, topics and trends in the travel industry.
- Stuck Mic AvCast This well-produced aviation podcast by ThePilotReport.com includes talk about flight instruction, aviation products, and just general hangar flying.
- Student Pilot Journal General Aviation pilots will enjoy these frequent video podcasts by Greg Summers. They represent "a podcast journal in the life of a student pilot" and contain lots of good video straight from the cockpit.
- The Student Pilot Cast This podcast is the chronical of Bill Williams as he learns to fly and earn his Private Pilot License. You'll find both audio and video episodes, as well as interviews with other pilots and coverage of cool aviation stuff.
- Thoughts From The Flight Deck In this podcast about flying, Pilot Bill talks about learning to fly, general things about aviation on his way to becoming a certified flight instructor, and just seemingly unrelated things that pop in to his mind.
- Tips for Travellers Podcast Advice, tips and recommendations of places, hotels, planes, trains, books based on the first hand experience and research for a book on legends and icons of travel.
- Travel Cast Network Travel professionals and enthusiasts can find the latest travel news and information through this portal to podcasts and travel related videos.
- TravelCommons.com A very good travel podcast about airlines, security and the TSA, hotels, frequent flyer programs, travel tech, and a lot more.
- Travel Industry Association of America Podcasts featuring industry professionals on a variety of topics.
- The Traveling Man Podcast This podcast documents the travel adventures of life on the road. Episodes feature travel tips, technology, hotel reviews, and wacky adventures. (Inactive since July 2006.)
- Trends Taste and Travel Captain Cy Emerus is your host for Trends, Taste and Travel podcast. Captain Cy is an actual airline captain who has spent the last 35 years taking travelers to exotic destinations the world over.
- UK Aviation Roundup - Aviation Talk Radio This site is shut down.
- UltraFlight Radio Show The weekly show discusses subjects of interest to the ultralight or sport aircraft pilot: fixed wing, trike, powered parachute, powered paraglider, glider, gyro, and other topics are covered. Also, safety subjects, flying events, and government issues. Weekly email.
- Uncontrolled Airspace: The General Aviation Podcast News and conversation about the world of General Aviation flying. This is hanger flying at it's (sometimes verbose) best with three pilots who are qualified to gab about GA with authority.
- The University of North Dakota AeroCast A series of video/audio training podcasts.
- Unusual Attitudes "The aviation podcast you always knew could happen if someone would dare."
- The Upgrd Podcast A round table podcast with airline frequent flyers, elite hotel program members, and other business travelers. Learn about airline upgrade strategies, flying first class, hotel upgrades, and mileage runs.
- Warbird Radio An Internet radio station devoted to military aviation. Their goal is to preserve the stories and history of those who flew these airplanes, and still do.
- Warbird Show This show focuses on research and search associated with lost and missing aircraft from WWI, WWII, Korea, Vietnam, and up to the present.
- Wings Over New Zealand Show WONZS is the podcast that brings you Kiwi aviation through interviews with people involved in all aspects of New Zealand aviation, from pilots to warbird restorers to authors and historians to homebuilders to war veteran aircrew to modellers to mechanics and beyond. The show is a spin-off from the popular Wings Over New Zealand Aviation Forum.