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A light hearted look at the aviation world, from “the other side” of the cockpit door. Covering a diverse range of news, travel tips and trivia, Cruise Altitude seeks to entertain and inform both enthusiasts and pro’s alike. **The views expressed on this podcast are our own, and are not in any way intended to represent the views or policies of our employer(s).**
 
I'm a pilot obsessed with flying and all things aviation. This podcast series covers more than a century of commercial aviation and how its shaped the world. Aviation is now safer than its ever been, but it took one hundred years of learning and often through accidents and incidents to reduce the risk of flying.
 
Always part of Romania's biggest events, Marius Onuc is the only Romanian Dj to play in the Swedish House Mafia show and Sensation White show. He has shared the DJ booth with artists as : Eric Prydz , Pete Tong, Fedde Le Grand, Hardwell, Claptone, Denis Ferrer, Tom Novy, Joris Delacroix, Roger Sanchez, Ernesto Ferreyra, Solomun, Miguel Campbell, Pig & Dan, Phil Weeks and many more.
 
This is the WWI memoirs of Medal of Honor winner, Capt Eddie Rickenbacker. He fought in and eventually became commander of the 94th "Hat-in-the-Ring" Squadron, which ended the war with the highest number of air victories of any American squadron. The circus mentioned in the title refers to the German squadron commanded by the famous Red Baron, Manfred von Richthofen. (Introduction by Brett W. Downey)
 
I'm Daniel Jones. My father, Greg Jones and I have always been able to connect over music, but our musical tastes don't often coincide. So we're forcing each other to listen to albums together and recording the resulting discussion for your listening pleasure. Theme music: Buddy - https//www.bensound.com.
 
The White Light mixes are, ultimately, about two things: music and space. Music first and foremost, as this series is a showcase of great songs, not tracks – songs and mixes you want to listen over and over again, songs that have depth and staying power, and most importantly songs that mean something to each other.Secondly, White Light is about space – giving the music room to breathe – not a post-a.d.d. mix of everything trendy that can fit onto a mixtape, but one that’s paced to give each ...
 
Between them, Pete and Al have twenty years of travel under their cheap and falling apart belt. Thirteen of those spent working in tourism with someone else picking up the tab. And combined they have visited over half of the countries of the world but don't like the idea of country counting, partly becase it's not some cringy competition and party because they cant remember all of them. We tackle the big issues in the world of travel.This show takes a serious and often not so serious dive in ...
 
Welcome to Lifehackers! This is the show that will have you lifehacking your way through existence like the life guru you truly are. Every week, Kerr Drummond and Sara Damergi take your through their best lifehacks; from the weird, to the wonderful, to the downright genius. And, they're joined by some very special guests along the way. Tune in for your weekly dose of laughter, topical chat and of course hints and tips to make your life that little bit easier. ------- A Create Productions Podcast
 
This is Engenius, a podcast brought to you by Engineers without Borders Bristol. At Engenius, we explore the future, by talking with the pioneering engineers, scientists, entrepreneurs and innovators of today. Check out our episodes to meet people whose jobs change the world, in fields as diverse as robotics, energy, aerospace, healthcare, agriculture and the built environment. We explore their backgrounds, their motivations, and the impact their work will have on our lives, and on our plane ...
 
Tremendously clever grown-ups Andy Stanton (bearded author of the Mr Gum books) and Carrie Quinlan (unbearded actress, comedian and and all-round weirdo) answer questions set to them by flocks of shamefully ignorant children. ‘Who invented cheese?’; ‘What are trees for?’; ‘What’s the meaning of life?’; ‘Why don’t dogs poo in the toilet?’ No inquiry is too difficult or too smelly for the Nincompoops. So listen in as Andy and Carrie generously share their ‘wisdumb’ and ‘nollidge’ with you in a ...
 
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It’s over! We have finally crossed the finish line with thoughts on Ghibli culture, Hideaki Anno, Goro the hero, our rankings of films, and the strange and difficult journey this podcast has been. Thanks for sticking with us through the ups and many many downs and I hope some day we can all sit down again and watch a new one of these and hopefully …
 
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has begun the inquiry into last December's cyber attack on the IT provider, media reports say. It will ask whether some companies failed to disclose they had been affected. Our technology correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones explains the story.As India offers its free vaccinations to all adults, human righ…
 
Rudy Gamble, co-founder of Razzball, pays the show a visit to introduce Al to Old 97's and the world of alt-country. His selection to discuss is 1997's Too Far to Care, the Dallas quartet's third album. He and Al not only talk about the album and dig into specific tracks, but Rudy also recounts his experiences with screenwriting and songwriting and…
 
A growing number of companies are making corona-vaccination mandatory for their employees. Can they do that? Turns out - in America they can, but it's much more complicated in Europe; we speak with US, EU and UK legal experts, including Dr Catherine Barnard, Professor of European Union and Labor Law at the University of Cambridge. Also, the BBC’s M…
 
The US Supreme Court has rejected a Trump-backed challenge by Republican-led states to former President Barack Obama's healthcare overhaul. Amy Lotven, a senior editor at InsideHealthPolicy.com, gives us the latest developments from the US. Also, we hear why a rejection by Nasa helped motivated China to build its own space station, with Dr Megan Ar…
 
Biden and Putin praise Geneva summit talks but discord remains. We hear about their separate media briefings - in which Mr Putin spoke first, followed by Mr Biden. Nina Jankovich of the Wilson Center in Washington picks out her highlight from each leader's remarks. Also in the show, Susan Schmidt of Aviva Investors in Chicago chats to us about unem…
 
The US and the EU have agreed a truce in a 17-year trade dispute over subsidies for the aircraft manufacturers Boeing and Airbus.We hear why they've chosen now to call a truce with Mary Lovely, Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics.Also on the programme, what to do with plastic before it ends up covering the planet? We…
 
Nato says China is its latest priority as its defence technology gets more advanced. We hear about the global defence economy and if Nato is still relevant, with Dr Jacob Parakilas, an expert on transatlantic military strategy. WhatsApp has launched a campaign vowing to maintain privacy– or ‘end-to-end encryption’ – of messages sent on the app. Sho…
 
Actor/writer/musician/songwriter Nat Cassidy took Al somewhere on this episode that he thought he'd never go back to – the 90’s swing revival. He chose Rapid City Muscle Car by the Cherry Poppin’ Daddies (aka The Daddies), which to Al's surprise was more than just a swing album. They talked about the variety of genres represented on the album, what…
 
The group of seven industrialised nations are to donate one billion coronavirus vaccines to the rest of the world by the end of next year – we look at how realistic that aim is. One big US business says it paid cyber hackers a multi-million dollar ransom. But should companies pay up? Ireland's finance minister tells the BBC’s Rob Young why he'll be…
 
What are the best worst reviews you have ever seen? Are you guilty of writing one? Ever found poo in your hotel Kettle? Listen in and have a giggle as Pete and Al give you the 6 best worst reviews they have found on Trip Advisor. If you enjoyed this episode, please share it with at least one like-minded, travel-loving friend of yours :) Do you like…
 
The US Senate has approved a $250bn spending plan to boost tech research and production. It's aimed at countering China’s growing influence in the sector; Scott Kennedy, the senior advisor and trustee chair in Chinese business and economics at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, gives us more details. Also in the programme, the Nige…
 
Do you remember when the price of fizzy drinks in the UK went up slightly a few years ago? Soda fans, perhaps you remember all too clearly...! Well, this was because the UK government introduced a sugar tax (or the Soft Drinks Industrial Levy, to be precise), requiring manufacturers to pay a tax on sugary drinks - a cost which was then passed on to…
 
Hundreds of suspected criminals have been arrested after using an FBI-run messaging app. The joint operation with 16 law enforcement agencies worldwide was an effort to crack down on serious organised crime. Professor Robert Chesney the Chair of The University of Texas's school of law, tells us how the sting operation worked. Plus, the BBC's Samira…
 
Search giant Google is to pay a $267m fine in France because of its advertising dominance. Katrin Schallenberg is an antitrust expert with Clifford Chance, and explains the background to the case. As some companies turn to anthropology to balance the insights of algorithms and AI, should all businesses now have an anthropologist on their books? We …
 
Rebecca Clay Cole (The Minders, Wild Flag) returns to You, Me and An Album, picking up where she left off...discussing Jimmy Buffett! This time, we're chatting about his 1974 album, A-1-A. In addition to breaking down the album's tracks, we talk about how the Elephant 6 collective came together, Rebecca's mom's cool musical tastes and how Jimmy Buf…
 
France and Germany's finance ministers said an agreement on a global minimum tax rate was very close. We have a round-up of the latest news from the G7 summit, and hear from Tove Maria Ryding from European Network on Debt and Development for her take on the plans.Also in the programme, the BBC's Mike Johnson takes an extended look at the issue of w…
 
As the USA continues to rebound, the Cruise Altitude Team share their recent experiences of post Covid flying, plus they talk terrain and launch ‘Cruise Altitude Final Call!’ Don’t forget to subscribe and get in touch via our various Social media platforms, email us at cruisealtitude@outlook.com or jump on the website, www.cruisealtitude.com For Cr…
 
Finance ministers from the G7 are meeting on Friday and Saturday in the UK - a week ahead of the full G7 Summit. Top of the agenda is global corporation tax reform, as we hear from Richard Partington, the Guardian's economics correspondent. Thursday has been a day of prolonged argument over foreign travel in the UK. Portugal has been removed from t…
 
Guest: Jack Godfrey (1931-2019), with Jack’s son Nigel Godfrey Host: Dave Homewood Recorded: 10th of October 2021 Released: 3rd of June 2021 Duration: 1 hour 27 minutes 22 seconds Dave Homewood sat down with the well known and respected modeller and aircraft builder Jack Godfrey in October 2019. Jack talks about growing up in Auckland and the Hawke…
 
Sri Lanka faces an environmental crisis after a ship that caught fire off the coastline sinks – Lloyd’s List editor Richard Meade tells us the economic and financial implications. Online retailer Etsy has bought second-hand shopping app Depop for $1.6 billion. We get the reaction of Elizabeth Paton, consumer business correspondent at the New York T…
 
What's behind the rise in inflation across the US and Eurozone? We hear from Jason Furman, the Aetna Professor of Economic Policy at both Harvard Kennedy School and Harvard University. Are the economy and racism linked? That's the focus of a conference this week in the US - we hear from the president of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve, Neel Kashkar…
 
This is episode 22 and we’re going to hear more about an accident in the skies over India that was the final push in the drive to deploy traffic collision avoidance systems known as TCAS. Initially we need to go back to the days days of commercial aviation in 1922. Unfortunately the first collision between aircraft took place almost immediately as …
 
China will allow families with three children after a sharp fall in birth rates. Stuart Gietel-Basten is a professor of social science and public policy at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and explains why the policy is needed.In the US cold case murder, sexual assaults and unidentified person cases that were once thought unsolvab…
 
Hi all, it's been few months by we are back with a new episode. Join Pilot Pip and Capt Al as we chat all things aviation including landing at the wrong airport, missed approach from a visual, grumpy ATC and much more. If you would like to contact us to share a story or ask a question then please email feedback@planesafetypodcast.com Please also co…
 
Nick Pollack, the founder and president of Pitcher List (https://www.pitcherlist.com/), threw me a curve on this episode, sending me into the genre of progressive metal -- a world I had barely explored. He chose The Devin Townsend Band’s Accelerated Evolution as our album to discuss. We talked about Nick’s own history as a guitarist, how one bridge…
 
US President Joe Biden has unveiled a $6 trillion budget plan. The BBC's North America business correspondent Michelle Fleury explains what he wants to spend it on, and how he going to pay for it. Police trying to halt illegal mining in Brazil's Amazon have allegedly been attacked by miners – who then went on to set indigenous homes on fire. We get…
 
The 13 Things I'm Not Buying To Save Money For Travel Do you want to save more money to put away for your next travel adventure? We got the 13 best ways to help you stop throwing away your money and instead save that extra little bit to fund your travels! If you enjoyed this episode, please share it with at least one like-minded, travel-loving frie…
 
Big US banks have been criticised for not doing enough to help ordinary people during the pandemic. The bosses of JP Morgan, Bank of America, Citigroup, Wells Fargo and Goldman Sachs were grilled during an appearance before US lawmakers.Also in the programme, following the deaths of more than 315,000 people from coronavirus, India could fast track …
 
A Dutch court ruled that Royal Dutch Shell should reduce carbon emissions by 45% by 2030. We hear from Harry Brekelmans, the Projects and Technology Director at Royal Dutch Shell. Sara Shaw from environmental campaign group Friends of the Earth, which is one of the organisations that brought the case, discusses the background.MGM has just been boug…
 
An arboretum could be described as a "living library". A beautifully curated collection of woody plants from across the globe, each one carefully labelled and managed. In this episode of the Big Questions Podcast we chat to Ben Jones, Arboretum Curator at the University of Oxford Botanic Garden and Harcourt Arboretum, about what makes an arboretum …
 
Amazon gets taken to task over anti-competitive behaviour, but will a single case in a single place really make any difference to the ecommerce giant? Live guests Robin Harding in Tokyo and Erin Delmore in New York discuss this story and other business headlines.(Picture of Amazon founder, Jeff Bezos. Picture by Mandel Ngan via Getty Images).…
 
The decision comes after opposition journalist Roman Protasevich was detained on Sunday, after his plane - bound for Vilnius in Lithuania - was diverted to the Belarusian capital Minsk. We get analysis from Michael Birnbaum, Brussels bureau chief for the Washington Post.A study in the US has found a huge increase in the number of start-ups during t…
 
JB Brubaker, lead guitarist for the Grammy-nominated metalcore group August Burns Red joins me for this episode of You, Me and An Album. He introduces me to Weezer’s 1994 debut album, aka The Blue Album. More accurately, JB introduces me to 70 percent of the album – that is, the portion of the album that didn’t get played on the radio. We discussed…
 
Confused by codes? The Cruise Altitude team unravel the secret formula behind airport codes, talk time zones and find out why it’s blinds up for take off and landing! Don’t forget to subscribe and get in touch via our various Social media platforms, email us at cruisealtitude@outlook.com or jump on the website, www.cruisealtitude.com Keep it down t…
 
Patrick Grant, creator of Tilted Axes: Music for Mobile Electric Guitars, introduces me to an album that I long avoided because I thought it might be “scary,” but his quest is to show us that it's just scary good. The album in question is Devo’s “Q. Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo!”, and Patrick breaks down the album’s many innovations. We also talk…
 
In this episode, we chat with our Norwegian friend Josefine and learn all about the best party in the world, Norwegian Constitution Day on the 17th of May each year. She gives us the inside scoop on how to plan for and make the most of the day. As well as what to expect, where to party, what to wear, eat and drink and even how to meet the Norwegian…
 
Lockdowns, social distancing, restrictions on 'normal' activities - we've all been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. But how has it impacted on our mood and mental wellbeing? We chat to Dr Maxime Taquet from the Department of Psychiatry about 'mood homeostasis' (the interplay between people's activities and the way they feel), and how this has bee…
 
The breaking news stories in the world of travel. Listen in as Pete and Al shed some light on the latest headlines including the most recent Qantas mystery flights and the unique location they flew to. Also, the results are in, we reveal who is ranked as the happiest country in the world and why you should travel there. Pete lifts the lit on the fu…
 
Guest: NZ Warbirds President Frank Parker Host: Dave Homewood Recorded: 25th of April 2021 Released: 11th of May 2021 Duration: 43 minutes 04 seconds On the 25th of April 1941, the very first North American Harvard to fly in New Zealand, NZ901, took off on its initial test flight following assembly at RNZAF Station Hobsonville. The Harvard would be…
 
The Colonial fuel pipeline, shut down by a cyber attack since Friday, serves 45% of America's east coast. A regional state of emergency has been declared, allowing tanker drivers to work extra hours to get some fuel where it's needed – but will they be able to keep up with demand? We ask Ellen R Ward, president of Transversal Consulting. Is it a su…
 
On this episode, You, Me and An Album becomes You, Me and a Song. Back in late March, Rebecca Clay Cole (The Minders, Wild Flag, Telekinesis) posted a tweet in which she bemoaned that Jimmy Buffett’s The Great Filling Station Holdup didn’t hold a more beloved place in the country music canon. On this episode, Rebecca makes her case for that song’s …
 
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