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Seventy years ago, the Airline Stewardess Association was formed and began to pave the way for what is today the world's largest Flight Attendant union, the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA); A flight attendant was allegedly banned from flying because she exceeded the company's height-to-weight ratio requirements; The database is under development, the FAA said, and will contain the records of approximately 866,000 pilots; Airline Pilot Jailed For Being More Than Seven Times Over Legal Alcohol Limit; a mechanical failure that caused the nose of a jet to rise off the ground prematurely before takeoff, defying the crew's attempts to push it down. These stories and much more on this week's Episode 231. See you at the Gate for the departure of Flight 231, Monday August 31st at 7:00 pm ET
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Tonight's show can be considered a "public service" show in that we discuss how senior citizens are taken advantage of every day by the 1000's. Since we Eastern people are subjected to this type of crime, we thought it might be a good time to... more

Tonight's show is a "fun" show with great comments from the people of Eastern. We'll also try to catch up with F/A Luanne Wiggins who is on vacation. Listen in as we have an "Open Mic" show. www.blogtalkradio.com/capteddie, or on the... more

We take on aircraft maintenance in this Episode. We look at it from the mechanic, pilot, and passenger point of view. From modern day requirements to maintenance policy eighty years ago. Call in and join the discussion. We depart... more

To See or Not to See? That is the question. The early automation allowing flights to land in nearly zero-zero conditions worked in another fashion for this Eastern crew. Listen to this exciting dramatization of an actual occurance for this New... more

Why aren't there more female pilots and in the cockpit of commercial airlines today? That's the question this Episode will address on this week's show. Tune in and see what several male and female pilots are emailing. We have a special... more

Which planes do you consider Boeing Aircraft's greatest of all time? Your hosts will be commenting about an article recently written aboiut this subject. Join us in the discussion by adding your comments. We'd love to hear from you. Show... more

Some more great Eastern stories from out of the past plus we will talk about the disaster of Asiana Airlines at SFO. We have an account from a retired UAL Captain that trained in the Asiana simulators that says a lot about why this may... more

"A Sea of Beads," "Balloon Ride," "Those fabulous Eastern Pilots," "A Night to Remember," "I Want To Be A Rickenbacker Cowboy" are among the stories told Monday, July 8th at 7:00 pm EDT. These great stories are from the archives of... more

Sorry we missed broadcasting last week's show, but our station was down - meaning we had no internet connection. As this is a cyber based radio station we can't get to the cloud delivering our wonderful Eastern message. We... more

Memories from the past as told by former EAL family members. Stories from REPA archives of REPArtee magazines. Listen in as your hosts bring you these gems from from Eastern's past. We depart the gate at 7:00 pm EST on Monday,... more