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EP 35 - Halloween Episode: Frightful Flights Terrifying Test Points Ghostly Gremlins

EP 35 - Halloween Episode: Frightful Flights Terrifying Test Points Ghostly Gremlins

October 31, 2022

Join host Art Tomassetti as he shares stories of frightful flights, terrifying test points and ghostly gremlins.  This is a special Halloween edition on the Flight Test Safety Podcast.

 

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EP 34 - Trip Report from SETP Annual Symposium & Banquet

EP 34 - Trip Report from SETP Annual Symposium & Banquet

September 29, 2022

Well, this was actually going to be an off month for the podcast given all the events taking place. But with some time on a layover at DFW decided to make a quick trip report from the Society of Experimental Test Pilots Annual Symposium and Banquet.  Forgive the background noise and non-standard format as the episode was mostly done with what I had on my smartphone in the airport.

EP 33 - 3Q (Part 2)

EP 33 - 3Q (Part 2)

August 30, 2022

In this Episode we look back in history at a historic flight of the X-15 and pick up our flight test discussion about 3Q.

Link to the Sep 2019 FTSF that has Mark’s article about 3Q

Link to EFTSW Registration

Link to SETP S&B Registration

Link to SFTE International Symposium Registration

 

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EP 32 -3Q (Part 1)

EP 32 -3Q (Part 1)

July 26, 2022

In this episode I go out on location for a flight test safety discussion about predicting the future, assessing safety culture and more. Join Mark Jones Jr., Vanessa Rebello, and myself at the 3rd Planet Mothership for part 1 of this interview.  (I even get to be one of the interviewees for a little bit)

 

Here is a link to the Sep 2019 FTSF that has Mark’s article about 3Q: https://flighttestsafety.org/images/Flight_Test_Safety_Fact_19-09.pdf

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EP 31 - How Do You Do Safety?

EP 31 - How Do You Do Safety?

June 21, 2022

This month I spoke with Steve Bush and Stan Swan from the Columbia Aviation Association (CAA) and talked about one of the approaches they have to improving flight safety.  You can learn more about the CAA in the link below.

 

Home - Columbia Aviation Association (caapilots.com)

 

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EP 30 - My Five Safety Lessons from Top Gun

EP 30 - My Five Safety Lessons from Top Gun

May 27, 2022

This month we will look at how pop culture (well one fairly popular movie from the 80s anyway) can provide lessons in safety.  And in our look back in aviation history we will talk about the Dornier DO 31 VTOL Jet Transport .

Link to Drury Wood bio

Major Drury W. Wood | National Air and Space Museum (si.edu)

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EP 29 - Bell V-280 Lessons Learned

EP 29 - Bell V-280 Lessons Learned

April 20, 2022

This month we talk with Mat McMenemy and Don Grove from Bell about Lessons Learned on the Bell V-280 program and in our look back in history we talk about Neil's Cross Country Flight.

Matt McMenemy is the Verification Manager for Bell on the V-280 / Future Long Range Assault Aircraft (FLRAA) program. 

Don Grove is the Military Chief Pilot for Bell and lead test pilot on the V-280 Valor program.

Bell V-280 Links 
V-280 Valor website: https://www.bellflight.com/products/bell-v-280

Following Historic Development and Flight Test Program Bell V-280 Valor Focuses on FLRAA Competition

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EP28 - Comments, Cudas, and Crossing the Ocean

EP28 - Comments, Cudas, and Crossing the Ocean

March 15, 2022

In our January podcast, I asked for feedback on the pros and cons of simulator mission rehearsals and operationalizing lessons learned. This month I will share some listener feedback along with another real world example of putting flight test skills to practical use. 

Criteria for the Tony LeVier Flight Test Safety Award.

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EP27 - Rise of the Valkyrie - First flight of the XB-70

EP27 - Rise of the Valkyrie - First flight of the XB-70

February 23, 2022

This month we expand our look back in aviation history on the anniversary of the last flight of the XB-70 Valkyrie. We will talk about this amazing aircraft and hear from the pilot who flew the first flight.

SETP Oral History Videos

Al White Wikipedia Bio

 

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EP26 - Simulator Mission Rehearsals

EP26 - Simulator Mission Rehearsals

January 14, 2022

This month we will take a stroll to the lake while we discuss the value of rehearsing flight test missions in a simulator linked to a control room. Great Idea- sure, Common Lesson Learned- absolutely, written into policy or mandated in requirements...well...

Listen and share your thoughts with us at Chairman@flighttestsafety.org

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Sea Dart Flight Footage

Sea Hunt Episode 1

Backyard Bear Encounter

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