Bob Crandall on the Airline Industry

Posted in airline pilot podcast, podcast with tags , , , on March 26, 2013 by Chris Manno

Bob Crandall, former CEO of AMR on the Airline Industry.

Mr. Crandall gives very straightforward answers to my questions regarding airline deregulation, government and state department failures, foreign investment in US airlines, airline alliances, off-shore aircraft maintenance and more.


Author Mark Berent of “Rolling Thunder”

Posted in airline pilot podcast, podcast on August 27, 2012 by Chris Manno

Recipient of the Silver Star and author of the five book Vietnam Air War series, here’s Mark Berent in a wide-ranging one-on-one interview:



Inside LAX Radar Approach Control

Posted in podcast on August 8, 2012 by Chris Manno

ATC Controller Pat Keane, inside the heart of Los Angeles Approach Control:

Living the Dream: 747 Pilot Jeremy Giguere

Posted in podcast on June 12, 2012 by Chris Manno

Flying Cathay Pacific 747s out of Hong Kong, Jeremy Giguere shares his piloting experience:

Flying the B-2 Stealth Bomber

Posted in airline pilot podcast, podcast with tags , , on May 16, 2012 by Chris Manno

Bill Flanagan flew the B-2 and managed much of the flight test program.

Here is that experience in his own voice:

Flying the SR-71: Bill Flanagan

Posted in podcast on May 2, 2012 by Chris Manno

Bill Flanagan flew the SR-71 in the 1980s at Edwards AFB. Here’s what it was like, in his own words.

Vietnam: A Fighter Pilot’s View

Posted in podcast with tags , , , , , on April 25, 2012 by Chris Manno

A firsthand view, a first person analysis from

Ed Rasimus, F-105 and F-4 pilot

discussing his first combat tour in 1966, then his second in 1972;

lessons learned and a 40 year perspective to look back on: