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====== Uncontrolled Airspace Episode #260 "Almost on Top" ====== [[ucap259|previous episode]] | [[http://www.uncontrolledairspace.com/|main]] | [[ucap261|next episode]] Duct Tape Redux... a quality stroke... Uncontrolled Airspace General Aviation Podcast. Recorded October 28, 2011 Recorded: Wed, 02 Nov 2011 12:00:00 -0400 [[http://jeburnside.com|Jeb Burnside]], [[http://davehigdon.biz|Dave Higdon]], [[http://jackhodgson.com|Jack Hodgson]] [[http://uncontrolledairspace.com/eps/UCAP260.mp3|Direct link]] to mp3 audio file of show (right-click to download/save). ===== Show Notes ===== * **DIY x 4** Popular Mechanics lists 4 Amazing DIY Planes * [[http://www.popularmechanics.com/technology/aviation/diy-flying/4-amazing-diy-planes-and-how-to-build-your-own#fbIndex4|A quick look at the 4 DIY airplanes]] * [[http://www.popularmechanics.com/technology/aviation/diy-flying/diy-flight-meet-the-daredevil-pilots-who-build-their-own-planes|The full story of the DIY Airplanes]] * * **A Sticky Situation** [[http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2052751/Ryanair-plane-taped-window-Sticky-tape-came-loose-mid-air-flight-turned-back.html|Did RyanAir use Duct Tape to repair an airliner?]] * **//Intros and Chit-Chat//** * **Nuke It!** Listener Brad K. [[https://twitter.com/#!/bradkoehn/status/122713502036144128|points us to Nuclear Powered Aircraft]] * Wikepedia's [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nuclear_aircraft|Nuclear aircraft page]] * Google's [[http://www.google.com/search?q=nuclear+powered+aircraft&rls=com.microsoft:en-us&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&startIndex=&startPage=1|search results on "Nuclear Powered Aircraft"]] * **PIC only one!** [[http://uncontrolledairspace.com/phpbb/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=2151&p=10057#p10057|Forum discussion on being a student "sole manipulator" with a non-CFI PIC.]] * **Emergency Nothingburger** Emirates A380 [[http://zeenews.india.com/news/nation/airbus-a380-makes-emergency-landing-in-ap_738001.html|returns for emergency landing due to "technical snag".]] (And it's ugly, too!) * **Dreamliner Air-to-Air** [[http://youtu.be/tZ-5k_4Bfek|Clay Lacy air to air video of the B787.]](Now that's a pretty airplane!) * **Piper Dream** [[http://campaign.r20.constantcontact.com/render?llr=zexvaphab&v=001xWuk4iGwEaI9dh14uG4Wx2m2tJm1n0H0-0vY2IRH2lHPV8xxk5Pka-enuQ3BvpXaIccHiqB4I6SOL1i-1U8bK_ID5VbJ5dkVUCZhM2npTJw%3D|Piper Aircraft suspends light jet development.]] Altaire won't fly. * **Speed Up Coming Down** A discussion of why sometimes loss of one engine calls for higher landing speed. * **Going All The Way** [[http://www.airjourney.com/journey_detail.php?emplacement=itinery&idjourney=59|AirJourney has Dave's dream trip around the world all planned!]] * **OFLOTW:** [[http://www.aero-news.net/index.cfm?do=main.textpost&id=e2464499-3c04-48bb-8c2f-acf4520684cc|Sean Tucker's Bipe becomes a glider.]] * **//Shout Outs//** * [[http://www.patriotledger.com/mobile/x366619023/Aviation-museum-opens-at-former-air-station-in-Weymouth|Aviation Museum at former NAS South Weymouth]] now has regular hours. * Mythbusters Duct Tape Airport revealed - [[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=New+Jerusalem+Airport,+Tracy,+CA&hl=en&ll=37.682054,-121.305585&spn=0.019563,0.03974&sll=37.678556,-121.295028&sspn=0.020379,0.03974&vpsrc=0&hq=New+Jerusalem+Airport,+Tracy,+CA&t=h&z=15|New Jerusalem, Tracy CA]] * Barry Schiff, for [[http://www.generalaviationnews.com/2011/10/27/pilot-puts-his-own-money-on-the-line-for-solo-flight-scholarship/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=pilot-puts-his-own-money-on-the-line-for-solo-flight-scholarship&utm_source=The+Pulse+Subscribers&ut|putting his own money up for solo flight scholarship]] * Guest Disclaimer: Michael Clark * Closing Theme: "Sledgeflattener", Thomas Dolby