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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

#flighttestsafety #FTSCchannel

Sea Dart Flight Footage

Sea Hunt Episode 1

Backyard Bear Encounter

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EP25 - A Chat With Sting (Part 2)

EP25 - A Chat With Sting (Part 2)

December 3, 2021

This month we head back to Trader Sam's and finish our chat with Mike "Sting" Wallace as he reflects on flight testing, lessons learned and his time as President of SETP.  #flighttestsafety #FTSCchannel

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EP24 - A Chat With Sting (Part 1)

EP24 - A Chat With Sting (Part 1)

November 23, 2021

This month we catch up on location in Southern California with Mike "Sting" Wallace as he reflects on flight testing, lessons learned and his time as President of SETP. #flighttestsafety #FTSCchannel

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EP23 - Risk and High Visibility Events: Listener Feedback

EP23 - Risk and High Visibility Events: Listener Feedback

October 19, 2021

This month we are trying something new.  An episode built almost exclusively from listener feedback on our topic of High Visibility Events and the unique risks that go along with them. #flighttestsafety #FTSCchannel

Super Bowl 30 Halftime Show Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AHohGSKfgQ0

NASA Shuttle Video:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2aC5WlFtkig.  

NASA Paper  https://ntrs.nasa.gov/api/citations/19800012832/downloads/19800012832.pdf

 

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EP22 - Risk and High Visibility Events (Part 2)

EP22 - Risk and High Visibility Events (Part 2)

September 21, 2021

This month we continue our interview with Rich Lee as he talks about some of the unique challenges and surprises flying a helicopter into a football stadium for the Super Bowl 30 Halftime Show. #flighttestsafety #FTSCchannel

Check out the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AHohGSKfgQ0

Rich Lee's Bio located on this page as a direct download: http://flighttestsafety.org/ftsc-news

This Podcast is sponsored by Time2climb Training and Consulting

 

EP21 - Risk and High Visibility Events (Part 1)

EP21 - Risk and High Visibility Events (Part 1)

August 12, 2021

This month we take a look at the risk involved in high visibility events.  And what better high visibility event than a Super Bowl halftime show watched my millions of people.  Join my guest Rich Lee and I as we discuss his experience landing a helicopter during the Super Bowl 30 halftime show.

Have a thought on Risk and High Visibility events?  Send it to us at Chairman@flighttestsafety.org

Check out the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AHohGSKfgQ0

Rich Lee's Bio located on this page as a direct download: http://flighttestsafety.org/ftsc-news

 

This Podcast is sponsored by Time2climb Training and Consulting

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