Aviation Week's Check 6 Podcast

Aviation Week editors discuss the latest news surrounding the disappearance of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 on March 8, 2014. If a “flaperon” found on the island this week is indeed from the Boeing 777-200ER, what does its location and condition tell us about the final minutes of the Beijing-bound widebody jet?

Direct download: La_Reunion_And_The_MH370_Puzzle.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:00pm EST

Aviation Week editors discuss the latest in experimental aircraft

Direct download: C6_July27.mp3
Category: -- posted at: 12:36pm EST

Days after the New Horizons flyby of Pluto, Aviation Week’s Senior Space Editor Frank Morring, Jr. and Jen DiMascio, managing editor for defense and space, discuss the mission’s surprises and discoveries. With the spacecraft sending back just 1% of data it is supposed to collect, scientists are already learning new insights about the dwarf planet, its moons and environs.

Direct download: The_Mysteries_of_Pluto.mp3
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Federal officials are investigating American, United, Delta and Southwest airlines to determine if they are coordinating efforts to keep capacity down so that ticket prices remain high. If they are found in violation of antitrust laws, they could face huge fines. Executive Editor Jim Asker and Jens Flottau, managing editor for commercial aviation, discuss the case and how it relates to the carriers’ battles against competitors based in the Middle East and Norwegian Air International. They also recount a 1982 incident that landed an American Airlines CEO in court for a conversation with a competitor.

Direct download: C6_July9.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:41pm EST

What will happen when New Horizons hurtles past the icy dwarf planet and its five moons on July 14?
Direct download: c6_july2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:19am EST

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