AviatorCast: Flight Training & Aviation Podcast

By Chris Palmer | Angle of Attack

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 Apr 21, 2019
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Jason
 Jul 9, 2018
Love the podcast! Bummer I didnt find you earlier, but now I have over 100 episodes to binge listen at work. Thanks for your stories and for taking me back to my flying days in Alaska and the Kenai Peninsula.

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Online Ground School & Flight Training

Episode Date
Anna Rusinowski: Flying in Canada | Aviation Careers | Women in Aviation — AviatorCast 152
1:07:48

  PilotAnnie aka Anna Rusinowski joins us on today’s episode of AviatorCast. If you’re curious about the differences between Canadian aviation and that of the FAA way in the United States. Anna has an awesome Instagram and is […]

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Jun 01, 2020
Ryan Dembroski: SuperAero YouTube | Flying Dad | Promoting Aviation — AviatorCast 151
1:04:31

Ryan is a dad of 2 young kids, has a full time job, is a part time owner of a Cessna 172, runs this great YouTube channel called SuperAero, and is a real force for good in aviation. He joins us on this episode of the AviatorCast podcast.

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May 22, 2020
Rose Dorcey: Flying Grandma | Medical Emergencies | Wisconsin Aviation — AviatorCast 150
1:08:07

Just days from her commercial checkride, Rose suffered a very dangerous and life threatening ruptured aneurysm. It was only minutes earlier that John (husband and CFI) and Rose were landing at KOSH after a training flight. She shares her story on AviatorCast.

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May 15, 2020
Cory Schow: Corporate Pilot & Creator — AviatorCast 149
45:58

The journey of a corporate pilot can be really great... or it can be... not so great. Cory Schow gives us a glimpse of life as a corporate pilot, the ups and downs, and how it can end up being one of the best jobs in the aviation industry.

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May 08, 2020
Jake Tishman: New Airline Pilot | Aviation Medical | Perseverance — AviatorCast 148
1:10:02

Find yourself with clipped wings? Jake knows what that's like. And, he knows what it's like to push your way through and achieve your goals. This new airline pilot inspires us with his story of PHD; Passion, Hard-work and Determination.

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May 01, 2020
Maj. John “Rain” Waters [ F16 Deployed & Demo Pilot | USAF Instructor | 777 Pilot ] — AviatorCast 147
1:07:54

Maj. John "Rain" Waters joins us today on the podcast, as we cover everything from Duty, to Dedication, and even Demonstration. John served in active duty USAF as an instructor, F16 deployed aviator, and F16 Demo pilot at various airshows. Tune in for the full episode to learn about his All-American story.

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Apr 24, 2020
Ask the CFI #16 | 33 Flight Training, Flying & Aviation Career Questions
49:19

Questions on this episode: 1:43 As a very new student, what do you recommend I do to learn/study both towered and non-towered airport communications? 5:16 Which online course do you recommend for ground school refresher? 5:51 What is […]

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Apr 20, 2020
Ask the CFI #15 | 26 Flight Training, Flying & Aviation Career Questions
51:30

  Questions on this episode: 1:21 Having a hard time with my power off stall. Any tips? 4:40 I’m about 10 hours away from my checkride. Do you have any tips or any podcast episodes I should listen […]

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Apr 13, 2020
Josh Flowers from Aviation101 — AviatorCast 146
1:08:53

On this episode of AviatorCast, Josh Flowers from Aviation101 joins us to talk about filmmaking on YouTube. We also talk about his trip to Alaska, some specific stories of that trip, in addition to his background in aviation.

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Apr 10, 2020
Ask the CFI #14 | 29 Flight Training, Flying & Aviation Career Questions
51:21

Questions on this episode: 1:40 Can you explain the ceiling for class G? Books say 14,500 sections 1,200 unless marked? 3:48 As a student, how do you ensure no stall spin on base to final? 7:23 Slow flight […]

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Apr 06, 2020
Success While Flying a Desk at Home — AviatorCast 145
32:55

What do you do with this available time? This podcast will outline a handful of tips that can help you "line up and wait" for that time when you can get flying again with flight simulation, studying a ground school or books, and remote instruction.

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Apr 04, 2020
Ask the CFI #13 | 34 Flight Training, Flying & Aviation Career Questions
45:26

Questions on this episode: 1:32 Is it a good idea to take flight lessons during the outbreak? 3:18 How does your ground school differ from King’s and Sporty’s? 4:35 New trip with Josh soon? 5:22 What exactly should […]

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Mar 30, 2020
Your Content Ideas, Your Aviation Path — AviatorCast 144
16:39

The world seems to have changed over night! Many unknowns are ahead, but it's time to start to plan some positive outcomes. What content can Angle of Attack create for you? Fill out the survey!

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Mar 28, 2020
25 Flight Training, Flying & Aviation Career Questions — Motivation Monday #12
45:28

Questions on this episode: 0:59 Is it a bad idea to start my training now given the state of the economy and airline industry? 3:22 Teach the impossible turn? 5:07 Are you having a good day? 6:09 Is […]

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Mar 23, 2020
Coronavirus’ Impact on Aviation & What’s Next for Pilots — AviatorCast 143
34:49

It’s what everyone is talking about, but no-one wants to talk about. Coronavirus (COVID19) has taken the world by surprise, changing life as we know it. We’ll go through some of the basic details of the virus, but […]

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Mar 20, 2020
19 Flight Training, Flying & Aviation Career Questions — Motivation Monday #11
50:16

Questions on this episode: 1:15 I’m 35 and I got my PPL, how do you see the chances of getting a job once I get my CPL in 2-3 years? 2:54 How long after private to wait before […]

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Mar 16, 2020
Beginning Your Flight Training — AviatorCast 142
29:10

Do you think you're the only one struggling to put together the pieces for your training plan? We speak today with Jacob, not yet a student pilot, and gain some perspective on the challenges and triumphs he is facing in the beginning stages of flight training.

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Mar 13, 2020
27 Flight Training, Flying & Aviation Career Questions — Motivation Monday #10
52:50

Questions on this episode: 2:06 Advice for commercial maneuver mastery? 4:34 Are you allowed to fly an instrument approach at a controlled field with a non IFR rated safety pilot on a VFR day? 5:21 Tips on establishing […]

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Mar 10, 2020
Your First Solo — AviatorCast 141
21:41

Got a solo coming up? Soloing an airplane is a thrill. It’s the culmination of a lot of training and effort. At that point things really click, and for the first time you can see the light at […]

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Mar 07, 2020
21 Flight Training, Flying & Aviation Career Questions — Motivation Monday #9
49:34

Questions on this episode: 1:36 Important tips for a flight instructor check ride 2:47 How do you incorporate the student into a lesson plan/teaching guide? 4:50 Struggling to learn the E6B and make flight plans. Any advice? 8:29 […]

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Mar 02, 2020
The Hobby Gap — Professional Flying for the Recreational Pilot — AviatorCast 140
37:18

This podcast is sure to be thought provoking for those pilots who want ultimate safety, growth, and success in their aviation journey. That starts, first and foremost, with being a safe and proficient pilot. But when that proficiency program isn't required, that's where we have to self commit to a 'higher way'.

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Feb 27, 2020
Kobe Bryant Crash from a Flight Instructor’s Perspective — AviatorCast 139
46:46

I've held off on commenting and sharing my thoughts on the Kobe Bryant accident. Now that more facts are available, it's time for us pilots to have a serious discussion about ways we can learn from this tragic accident.

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Feb 23, 2020
Flight Instructor Refresher Course with AOPA & Jason Miller — AviatorCast 138
33:00

Every 2 years, flight instructors have to go through recurrent training to remain legal. This course is called a Flight Instructor Refresher Course or FIRC (FURR-K). It’s an opportunity to stay up to snuff on a lot of […]

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Feb 18, 2020
22 Flight Training, Flying & Aviation Career Questions — Motivation Monday #8
52:01

Questions on this episode: 0:48 Tips for the oral side of the instrument checkride 4:17 Have any tips for remembering the numbers for the regulations? 6:49 What is the best way to not get “burn out” during instrument […]

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Feb 18, 2020
22 Flight Training, Flying & Aviation Career Questions — Motivation Monday #7
52:10

Questions on this episode: 0:55 Instrument Rating. How do you keep everything straight in your head? 2:34 Ownership expenses/upgrades, and what to prioritize? 4:47 In your opinion, what’s the most difficult subject for PPL? 7:04 Hello Chris, I […]

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Feb 11, 2020
Stupid-proof Your Flying with Aviation Safety — AviatorCast 137
21:34

What is the biggest liability we have as pilots, in our support of aviation safety? It’s OURSELVES. We are the ultimate decision makers. If we don’t make good choices, then bad things happen while flying. That’s why we […]

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Feb 07, 2020
15 Flight Training, Flying & Aviation Career Questions — Motivation Monday #6
30:13

Questions on this episode: 1:01 What do you think of programs like Sheppard Air for written test? 2:46 Would you recommend buying or renting an airplane? 4:13 iPad mini or iPad Pro (11”)? 6:03 Do you know of […]

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Feb 04, 2020
For the Pilot’s Spouse — AviatorCast 136
45:14

Pilots, this podcast is directed straight to your spouse. Do you have a hard time explaining to them why you love flying so much? Sit down together, listen, enjoy, and perhaps you'll understand each other better!

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Jan 31, 2020
13 Flight Training, Flying & Aviation Career Questions — Motivation Monday #5
19:45

Questions on this episode: 1:40 Are there well paying aviation jobs that allow you to be home with your family every night? 3:23 Going into the military, do you suggest commercial? Have 135 hours and about to get […]

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Jan 27, 2020
22 Flight Training, Flying & Aviation Career Questions — Motivation Monday #4
46:54

Questions on this episode: 0:37 Do you offer PPL, Instrument and Commercial flight training and when can I start? 1:49 Any tips for Commercial lazy 8’s and 8’s on pylons? 5:02 Any advice on forming partnerships to buy […]

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Jan 22, 2020
How to Get Back Into Aviation & Flight Training — AviatorCast 135
34:43

Have you had a long hiatus from flying? Did you stop your training years ago? In this podcast I’ll define those that have fallen out of aviation, and talk about how you can get back into flying with […]

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Jan 21, 2020
19 Flight Training, Flying & Aviation Career Questions — Motivation Monday #3
52:07

Questions on this episode: 0:23 I find myself canceling flights for winds aloft. How can I become more comfortable with crosswind? 4:08 Can you quickly explain how the carburetor system works? Plain and simple. 6:11 What type of […]

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Jan 13, 2020
24 Flight Training & Aviation Career Questions — Motivation Monday #2
59:56

Questions on this episode: 1:58 How do you pay back a student loan after taking one out for a private pilot’s license? 3:23 Can a private pilot log hours towards a commercial pilot’s license if flying an empty […]

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Jan 07, 2020
Motivation Monday — 30 Flight Training & Aviation Career Questions LIVE
50:36

Questions on this episode: 0:02 How do I keep my #flight lessons productive? 1:38 Commercial 180 Tips — I have trouble getting the aircraft right to my aiming point 3:15 Partial Panel Instrument Tips — Having trouble with […]

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Dec 30, 2019
Teenagers: How to Become a Pilot — AviatorCast 134
43:03

For teenagers wondering how to become a pilot, you probably have a lot of questions on how to get started. This podcast will go through many of those big questions, in addition to a lot of the steps it takes to reach that dream.

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Dec 27, 2019
Checkride ACE + Preparation, Overview & Breakdown — AviatorCast 133
24:29

Nervous for an upcoming checkride? Checkride ACE is a new program from Angle of Attack. This podcast exclusive look will breakdown the new course for private, instrument and commercial. We’ll start with the “why” it was created and end with the “what” was created.

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Dec 20, 2019
Wind Wise Tips for Flying Airplanes — AviatorCast 132
34:40

Wind is a major factor to flying an aircraft through the sky. Would you believe me if I said we’ve been looking at it all wrong? Let’s dive into the fundamentals of wind, and what you can look forward to in each phase of flight as you are battling (or working) with the winds.

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Dec 03, 2019
Aviation Needs All Your Talents and Skills — AviatorCast 131
25:06

Are you a bit sheepish about not knowing everything in aviation? Not sure if you’ll ever catch up? The aviation industry and community actually needs what you have RIGHT NOW. What skills have you already built that can […]

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Nov 22, 2019
Smoke is No Joke! Flying Dangers + Aviation Safety — AviatorCast 130
24:27

Smoke is an aviation topic rarely mentioned. But it cost lives this summer. I had my own encounter with it while flying, and feel the message needs to get out on the dangers.

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Nov 15, 2019
Preflight Rules to Live By — AviatorCast 129
32:39

Why are preflights so important? What happens if you DON’T do one? Let’s take a dive into the reasons we should recommit ourselves to the exercise, getting every flight off on the right foot.

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Nov 08, 2019
Path to Success in CFI Flight Training — AviatorCast 128
23:09

Are you wanting to enter the world of teaching and become a Certified Flight Instructor (CFI)? This license will be different than any other training you’ve done, from the training and experience itself, all the way through the checkride.

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Nov 03, 2019
Commercial Pilot Flight Training Success | AviatorCast 127
24:47

Are you in the process of your commercial flight training? Here are some tips on how to succeed, what to look out for, and how to do it right.

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Oct 26, 2019
Your Path to Instrument Flight Training Success #AviatorCast 126
25:57

Wanting to know the pathway of success through your instrument training? While there’s not just one way to get your instrument rating, there are certainly more efficient ways. Find out more in this podcast!

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Oct 18, 2019
Don’t Quit Flight Training #AviatorCast 125
35:01

Are you wanting to quit flight training because it’s become too hard, expensive, you’ve run out of time, don’t get along with your instructor, etc? LISTEN TO THIS FIRST!

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Oct 12, 2019
Part 141 vs Part 61 Flight Schools #AviatorCast 124
33:43

Are you wondering the difference between Part 61 and Part 141 Flight Schools? This podcast will share the pros and cons of each to make your decision easier.

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Oct 04, 2019
How to Avoid Study Burnout in Private Pilot Training — #AviatorCast 123
27:25

Are you the type of person that could burn out because you try and study so hard? Are you so excited about flying that you think you might overdue it? This podcast is all about pacing, and it's for you.

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Sep 26, 2019
Becoming a Commercial Pilot Will Change Your Aviation Life #AviatorCast 122
26:48

Have you thought of flying for a living? When you become a commercial pilot, your whole flying world changes. Then it is a part of life, and you're getting paid for it. Learn more about the journey in this podcast!

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Sep 20, 2019
Where I’ve been and what is next? #AviatorCast 121
24:54

Learn why there was such a long hiatus from the podcast, and what is in the near and distance future for the show and for Angle of Attack.

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Sep 13, 2019
WWII Triple Ace Pilot Col. C.E. “Bud” Anderson — AviatorCast 120
1:26:47

    Colonel Clarence E “Bud” Anderson joins us on this episode of AviatorCast. He’s a WWII Triple Ace, with 16 1/4 kills to his name during his 300 hours flying over the European Theatre during World War […]

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Sep 07, 2018
Justin Siems — Corporate Pilot | Pilot to Pilot Podcast: AviatorCast 119
1:00:20

Becoming a pilot takes a whole lot of hard work, dedication and planning. Nearly everyone has a unique path to their career in the skies. Whether that’s as an airline pilot, military aviator, corporate pilot or so many […]

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Aug 24, 2018
IM SAFE Checklist — AviatorCast Episode 118
35:36

  Today’s Flight Plan The IM SAFE Checklist. As pilots we spend a whole lot of time making sure that our airplanes are running well and we’re setup for flight. We have routine maintenance, we do extensive preflight […]

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Aug 17, 2018
The Prepared Aviation Student — AviatorCast 117
54:51

Today’s Flight Plan How do you best prepare for flight training of any kind? What does your instructor expect of you? How can you squeeze the most out of every hour? Through my time as an instructor, I’ve […]

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Jun 30, 2018
Collision Avoidance — AviatorCast 116
1:06:44

Today’s Flight Plan Collision Avoidance. It’s another one of those FAA terms that someone flying a desk came up with. But hey, it’s fairly accurate. And it’s certainly important to avoid colliding with things, especially when you’re in […]

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Jun 23, 2018
A Benchwarmers Guide to Aviation — AviatorCast Episode 115
52:00

Today’s Flight Plan Have you heard of flight following? Have you known about it, but don’t use it? Flight Following is a way to be under the watchful eye of air traffic control for traffic and other advisors. […]

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Jun 09, 2018
AviatorCast Episode 114: Flight Following
35:59

Flight Following Have you heard of flight following? Have you known about it, but don’t use it? Flight Following is a way to be under the watchful eye of air traffic control for traffic and other advisors. With […]

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Jun 02, 2018
5 Pilot Fears (and how to overcome them) — AviatorCast 113
37:34

Today’s Flight Plan Even as pilots, there are still fears we haven’t got over. These are things we need to keep working at to be more proficient, safe and capable. It’s true that you don’t have to overcome […]

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May 27, 2018
AviatorCast Episode 112: The Battle for Valdez
50:16

Today’s Flight Plan It’s been a journey there and back to Valdez this year. I’ve got quite a few stories to tell. Through our difficult trips there and back, I found my limits, and had to adhere to […]

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May 18, 2018
AviatorCast Episode 111: 11 Steps to Instrument Mastery
41:07

Today’s Flight Plan After having just received my CFII, I find myself aware of a lot of things that make a good instrument pilot. They are things that I want to see in myself and things I expect […]

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May 11, 2018
AviatorCast Episode 110: Phil Stokes: Flying as a One-Armed Pilot
2:10:08

Today’s Flight Plan Learning to fly is hard enough. With the time, money and effort required to get it done, there’s a high washout rate and very few people achieve the end result; a pilots license. Can you […]

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Apr 06, 2018
AviatorCast Episode 109: Sarina Houston: CFI | Aviatrix | Flying Mom | Writer
1:12:15

Today’s Flight Plan Ever wonder if you can be a mom AND be a pilot? Well, the answer is yes. Is it easy? Of course not. In our last interview we talked to Zoan who was a CFI […]

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Mar 31, 2018
AviatorCast Episode 108: Sky Wars: The Last Pilot — 9 Flying Lessons from the Galaxy of Star Wars
39:55

Today’s Flight Plan The epic battles, the last second saves, the crazy things we’d never do as real pilots — this is aviation/astronautics in the Galaxy of Star Wars. What can we learn from our flying friends from […]

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Dec 15, 2017
AviatorCast Episode 107: Zoan Harclerode: AOPA National Best Flight Instructor 2017
1:01:16

Today’s Flight Plan Zoan and I met at Redbird Migration where we were able to spend a bit of time working on a fun aviation education video. She was full of life, passion and knowledge so I wanted […]

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Nov 21, 2017
AviatorCast Episode 106: Tres Clinton: Flight Instructor | Tailwheel | Floatplanes
1:10:33

Today’s Flight Plan There are types of flying that few pilots ever do. Getting your tailwheel endorsement and seaplane rating are just a few of them. While tailwheel used to be a norm for all pilots, today it […]

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Nov 10, 2017
AviatorCast Episode 105: John Chmiel: Flight Instructor | Airport Manager | Orange Roughy Stearman
1:27:20

Today’s Flight Plan It’s not every day you run across someone that oozes aviation passion. John Chmiel is one of those guys. From the second you step foot into his FBO in Wausau, Wisconsin you’ll feel right at […]

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Nov 03, 2017
AviatorCast Episode 104: Wisconsin Fall Flying
46:33

Today’s Flight Plan I just got back from a business trip in Wisconsin for the fall. I’ve done my CFI in Wisconsin in May, and attended AirVenture many times in July, but never did spend time in Wisconsin […]

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Oct 27, 2017
AviatorCast Episode 103: Finding, Picking and Keeping a Flight Instructor
1:11:14

Are you about to start training? Are you starting a new rating? You need an awesome instructor. Find out how to find, pick and keep one.

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Oct 06, 2017
AviatorCast Episode 102: First Private Pilot Student PASSED
1:03:42

Find out what it's like to pass off a student for a PPL checkride, and some of the steps and emotions involved.

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Sep 22, 2017
AviatorCast Episode 101: The Future Near and Far
31:09

Big new announcements for the future of Angle of Attack, AviatorCast, AviatorTraining.com and the Angle of Attack Show

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May 12, 2017
AviatorCast Episode 100: Celebrating 100 Episodes with CFI
51:39

It's finally here! Episode 100, and a new era for the podcast. New music, new direction. Hear all about what it's like to go through CFI training.

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May 10, 2017
AviatorCast Episode 99: Commercial Pilot Training Part III — The Checkride and “What Makes a Professional Pilot”
1:08:42

Join us for the final thoughts on the Commercial Checkride, including the checkride itself. Also, "What Makes a Professional Pilot".

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Mar 11, 2017
AviatorCast Episode 98: Commercial Pilot Training Part II w/ Michael Phillips
1:03:56

Part II of our series having an honest, frank and educational discussion about what transpired during my commercial training. Get both the student and instructor perspectives.

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Mar 04, 2017
AviatorCast Episode 97: Commercial Pilot Training Part I w/ Michael Phillips
1:07:17

Join a unique instructor/student candid and honest discussion about the challenges of the Commercial Rating.

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Feb 25, 2017
AviatorCast Episode 96: Ken Wittekiend: DPE | Checkrides | Promark Aviation | SAFE
1:49:09

Ever been incredibly nervous on a checkride? DPE Ken Whittekiend helps demystify the process, and pass with flying colors.

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Dec 31, 2016
AviatorCast Episode 95: Dave Herwig: Golden Knight | CFI | Cape Fear Aviation
1:24:51

Dave Herwig, former US Army Golden Knight now CFI joins us to talk about his love and passion for all things aviation.

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Dec 28, 2016
AviatorCast 2016 Message & Santa’s Aviation Secrets
22:22

Here's a quick Christmas message and an excerpt from a podcast several years ago that talks about Santa's training secrets, reindeer aerodynamics, and SOPS -- Santa Operating Procedures

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Dec 24, 2016
AviatorCast Episode 94: Written Test: The “Pass” in Passion
53:13

Get some Pro-Tips on how to pass your next FAA Written Exam with flying colors.

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Dec 17, 2016
AviatorCast Episode 93: Bob Hoover & Veterans Day
47:41

Today’s Flight Plan We owe so much to our Veterans on this Veterans Day. They’ve sacrificed so much for our country. On this episode I share some stories from the recently late Bob Hoover. His passing came with […]

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Nov 12, 2016
AviatorCast Episode 92: Medical Mystery Tour: Third Class Medical Reform and MORE
46:36

Confused about medicals? Want to be updated on Third Class Medicals? Let's go through a comprehensive update.

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Nov 05, 2016
AviatorCast Episode 91: Flying in Alaska This Summer – 6 Focus Points
57:37

Today I'll focus on 6 Focus Points of Flying in Alaska this Summer. This area is so much different than the rest of the US!

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Sep 03, 2016
AviatorCast Episode 90: SR-71 Blackbird Crew: Richard Graham & Don Emmons
29:31

Today’s Flight Plan What would it be like to strap into a top secret machine, fly at 80,000 feet and Mach 3+? Our guests today did just that as a crew, flying top secret missions. We catch up […]

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Aug 12, 2016
AviatorCast Episode 89: EAA AirVenture #OSH16 Report
1:03:02

Hear our story of AirVenture 2016 from a Massive Water Bomber called Martin Mars, to meeting a Dolittle Raider, and interviewing an SR-71 Crew.

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Aug 03, 2016
AviatorCast Episode 88: Rod Machado: Flight Instructor | Becomeapilot.com | Speaker | Edutainment
1:04:26

Rod Machado helps us answer important flight training questions. Is all flight instruction created equal? Are pilots of today too focused on their EFBs and not enough on Stick and Rudder? These and more on this episode of AviatorCast.

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May 21, 2016
AviatorCast Episode 87: Valdez Fly-in and STOL Competition 2016
1:00:25

Valdez Fly-in 2016 in the books. Find out what makes this one of the best airshows in the whole world, and a true bush pilot rodeo.

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May 14, 2016
AviatorCast Episode 86: Steve Vihlen: Airline Cargo Pilot | Fighter Pilot | GA Lover
1:16:19

From a RC Airplanes to F16s, and 727s, MD11s and 777s, Steve Vihlen shares his path in aviation.

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May 07, 2016
AviatorCast Episode 85: Sun ’N Fun 2016
39:10

My report on Sun 'n Fun 2016 with the people I met, the things I saw, and the flying that happened on the last day.

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Apr 30, 2016
AviatorCast Episode 84: Celebrating 10 Years
41:51

10 Years! Angle of Attack, parent company to AviatorCast, turns 10. I tell you the startup story, history, and a teaser about what's next.

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Mar 26, 2016
AviatorCast Episode 83: Flight School from Dovetail Games w/ Stephen Hood
1:03:42

Join us as we discuss Flight School, the new simulator from Dovetail Games, with the DTG Creative Director himself, Stephen Hood.

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Mar 05, 2016
AviatorCast Episode 82: Don Sebastian | Airplane Detective
1:41:36

Thinking of buying an airplane? You need a knowledgable guy in your corner, ensuring you don't get a lemon. We talk to your guy- Don Sebastian.

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Feb 13, 2016
AviatorCast Episode 81: Flying While Grounded
32:41

Today’s Flight Plan Sick of not being able to fly during the winter months? Well, flight simulation can be your medicine! Today we talk about what it takes to get into flight simulation, from the cost, all the […]

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Jan 30, 2016
AviatorCast Episode 80: Dan Pimental: Aviation Writer | GA Advocate | Camp Bacon | Social Media
1:17:52

Talking/writer about flying is the second funnest thing to flying itself. Dan, our guest for this episode, is a writer for many popular aviation magazines.

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Jan 22, 2016
AviatorCast Episode 79: Patrick Smith: Cockpit Confidential | Askthepilot.com | Airline Pilot | Travel
45:44

Patrick Smith, Airline Pilot and Author, joins us to talk about passenger fears, questions, and the joy of travel as part of an airline pilot job.

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Jan 16, 2016
AviatorCast Episode 78: Mike Rushforth: Sendaero | Mentoring | Airline Pilot
1:15:25

Need an aviation mentor? Look no further than Sendaero. Founder Mike Rushforth, also an airline pilot, shares more on this episode.

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Jan 09, 2016
AviatorCast Episode 77: Virtual Reality with Daniel Church: FlyInside | Oculus Rift | Flight Simulation
48:57

What's the biggest upgrade you can make to your sim in the new year? Look no further than Oculus Rift with "FlyInside" for an awesome experience.

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Jan 02, 2016
AviatorCast Christmas 2015
2:04

Merry Christmas! This is just a short message. Refer to episode 49 from last year to get the full story on Santa and the Reindeer!

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Dec 24, 2015
AviatorCast Episode 76: Star Wars | The Forces of Flight Awaken
46:10

Today’s Flight Plan Have you seen the new Star Wars yet? Well, it’s aptly named “The Force Awakens”. I had confidence JJ Abrams would pull it off, but I didn’t know it would be this good. In this […]

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Dec 19, 2015
AviatorCast Episode 75: MapleWood 2015 | Redbird Migration | Space Shuttle | Flying
43:22

After a short time away, AviatorCast is now back! I've got some stories to share from various journeys- Atlanta, California, Brazil, Texas and more.

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Dec 12, 2015
AviatorCast: Ed Bolen- NBAA CEO | Pilot | Corporate | Business | Government | GAMA
24:04

Business, corporate and charter is an awesome career path for a pilot. We hear from one of the most influential industry leaders, NBAA President Ed Bolen.

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Aug 22, 2015
AviatorCast: P51s in Review at Oshkosh
51:00

The P-51 is alive and well thanks to a select group mechanics, owners and fliers who keep them in the air today. At Oshkosh, I heard a bit about them.

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Aug 22, 2015
AviatorCast: Craig Fuller- Former AOPA President | Redbird Chairman | Pilot | Advocacy | Government
32:32

Craig Fuller has done much for the freedom and growth of aviation. Always an advocate, this former AOPA President is still fighting for pilots today.

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Aug 22, 2015
AviatorCast: Charles McGee- Tuskegee Airman
59:45

If the danger of being a fighter pilot in WWII isn't enough challenge for you, imagine facing racial discrimination as well. That's the Tuskegee Airmen.

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Aug 22, 2015
AviatorCast: Brian Terwilliger- Living in the Age of Airplanes
48:20

You know him for the film One Six Right. His next film, Living in the Age of Airplanes is now in theaters nation wide. Inspiring to say the least!

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Aug 22, 2015
AviatorCast: Kim Furst: Flying the Feathered Edge Movie | The Bob Hoover Project | Filmmaker
34:37

Kim Furst is a well known filmmaker. Her latest film tells the life of Bob Hoover (who was on the last podcast) in great, inspiring detail. #TEAMHOOVER

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Aug 22, 2015
AviatorCast: Bob Hoover- Ole’ Yeller | POW | Airshow Pilot | Test Pilot | Forever Flying | Flying the Feathered Edge
1:08:23

Bob Hoover, one of the remaining true - and best aviators of all time, speaks of his time in the war, flight testing and more. This guy is unreal!

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Aug 22, 2015
AviatorCast: Apollo 13- Jim Lovell | Fred Haise | Milton Windler | Bill Reeves
1:15:32

"Houston, we have a problem"- a phrase almost anyone can tell you came from Apollo 13. AviatorCast was at an event with Apollo 13 Astronauts, and recorded the session.

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Aug 22, 2015
AviatorCast: National Aviation Day 8 Point Roll
9:29

Today’s Flight Plan The last month of aviation is one to be remembered. Starting with Oshkosh where AviatorCast picked up a lot of great interviews, it now seems Summer is coming to a close having just celebrated National […]

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Aug 22, 2015
AviatorCast Episode 74: OpenAirplane Cofounder Rod Rakic: Aircraft Rental | PPL | Pilot Checkout | CAP
1:20:15

Imagine being able to rent aircraft with ease, almost anywhere in the US. OpenAirplane does just that- and we learn more from the Cofounder on AviatorCast.

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Aug 17, 2015
AviatorCast Episode 73: Jeffrey Graham: Naval Aviator | P3 Orion | P8 Poseidon | Aviation Safety Officer
1:23:40

It's not easy becoming a Naval Aviator. It takes hard work, great grades as well as physical and mental endurance. P8 and P3 Pilot Jeffrey Graham joins us.

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Jul 05, 2015
AviatorCast Episode 72: Sarah Fritts: Think Aviation | Army Helicopter Pilot | War Veteran | Regional Pilot
54:22

Helicopter Pilot, Army Officer, War Veteran, and now Regional Airline Pilot, Sarah Fritts from ThinkAviation joins us on AviatorCast.

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Jul 04, 2015
AviatorCast Episode 71: Paul Dye: NASA | Space Shuttle | Flight Director | Kitplanes Magazine | Pilot
1:22:40

A lifelong pilot himself, our guest Paul Dye spent most of his career at NASA as their longest standing Flight Director at 35 years.

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Jul 03, 2015
AviatorCast Episode 70: Brad Tate: Airline Pilot | Family Man | American Airlines | @AAFO4EVER
1:12:36

Have you dreamed of being an airline pilot? Brad Tate is doing just that, and he loves it. It's not all sunshine and rainbows. Have a listen to his story.

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Jun 20, 2015
AviatorCast Episode 69: BackcountryPilot.org’s Zane Jacobson: Bush Flying | Forums | Wilderness | Videos | Blog
1:19:52

To fly in the Wild- that is what BackcountryPilot.org is all about. The founder, Zane, comes on AviatorCast to talk flying in the bush as a weekend warrior.

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Jun 13, 2015
AviatorCast Episode 68: John Dorcey of S.A.F.E: Society of Aviation and Flight Educators | Education | CFI | K-12
1:10:28

We were all student pilots at one time or another. Quality aviation education is essential. Today's guest, John Dorcey from SAFE, shares why... and more.

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Jun 06, 2015
AviatorCast Episode 67: Jim Hoddenbach of Disciples of Flight: Photography | A&P IA | Backcountry | Video | Bountiful Skypark
58:02

Jim Hoddenbach, and aviation cinematographer, pilot, mechanic (what doesn't this guy do!) joins us to talk all things aviation. What a cool dude!

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May 30, 2015
AviatorCast Episode 66: Leland Shanle: Naval Aviator | 777 Pilot | Author | Broken Wing Productions
1:00:02

What do you get when you mold a naval aviator, author, airline pilot, and producer into one? You get Leland Shanle- an aviator of awesome proportion.

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May 25, 2015
AviatorCast Episode 65: 7 Lasting Wright Brothers Lessons
36:20

The Wright Brothers- you know the name. I recently read the new book by David McCullough. In this podcast, 7 Lasting Wright Brothers Lessons.

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May 16, 2015
AviatorCast Episode 64: Report on WATS and Sun ‘n Fun 2015
37:41

Lots to share from my journey to WATS and Sun 'n Fun. A new perspective on the industry, and new passion moving forward.

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May 09, 2015
AviatorCast Episode 63: AirlinePilotGuy aka Jeff Nielsen: Airline Pilot | Children of the Magenta | Automation Dependency | Captain Authority
1:44:36

We are joined by the one and only AirlinePilotGuy. Jeff talks to us about an Air Force career, flying the 727 and L-1011, automation dependency and more.

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Apr 04, 2015
AviatorCast Episode 62: The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Aviators
34:44

You've heard of the 7 Habits for Highly Effective People- What about the 7 Habits for Highly Effective Aviators? Listen in to learn more.

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Mar 21, 2015
AviatorCast Episode 61: Austin Meyer of X-Plane: XPLANE | XAvion | Startup | Software | Flight Simulator | iOS | Android
1:14:03

The founder of X-Plane joins us to talk all about this flight simulator. Austin Meyer is a very creative and smart guy. You'll be on the edge of your seat.

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Mar 14, 2015
AviatorCast Episode 60: AvGeek Fest 2015: #AGF15 | Boeing | Alaska Airlines | Karlene Petitt | Mike Swanigan
53:10

I took a tip down to the Pacific Northwest for a week full of VIP Boeing Tours, Airliner Simulators, and awesome people.

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Mar 07, 2015
AviatorCast 59: Jason Schappert of MzeroA: CFII | Flying Again | Training Videos | Private Pilot Blueprint
1:10:09

Jason Schappert of M0A fame joins us to talk Flight Training, the Flying Again Documentary, flying Mopeds, and so much more.

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Mar 01, 2015
AviatorCast Episode 58: Karlene Petitt: Airline Pilot | Author | Blogger | Women in Aviation | Flight to Success
1:17:15

Airline pilot, author, and inspirational aviator Karlene Petitt joins AviatorCast. Talk about a cool pilot!

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Feb 21, 2015
AviatorCast Episode 57: LiveATC.net Founder Dave Pascoe: ATC | IFR Flying | Entrepreneur | NTSB | Mic Fright
1:04:28

LiveATC.net founder Dave Pascoe joins us to talk to startup of LiveATC, a behind the scenes look, and also a bit about him as an aviator.

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Feb 14, 2015
AviatorCast Episode 56: Don Lee – Alaska Bush Pilot for 35+ Years | Skis | Floats | Glaciers | Instructor – by Angle of Attack
58:44

What's it like to be a bush pilot in Alaska? Find out from Don Lee. He's been doing it for 35 years. Floats, skis or tundra tires, he's done it all.

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Feb 07, 2015
AviatorCast Episode 55: Jeroen Doorman – Flight Sim Video | Tweaking | Hardware | FSX | Prepar3D | X-Plane
1:15:58

We talk everything flight simulation hardware, software, and setup with Jeroen Doorman.

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Jan 31, 2015
AviatorCast Episode 54: Matt Hall: Red Bull Air Racer | Top Gun Instructor | Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) | Bad @$$
1:22:25

Red Bull Air Racer + RAAF Top Gun Instructor + Cool Guy= Matt Hall. Checkout this interview with a Top Gun aviator who has spent his career flying the edge.

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Jan 24, 2015
AviatorCast Episode 53: 1st Anniversary/Birthday!
2:24:20

AviatorCast is officially 1 year old! With 52 episodes under our belt, it's time to say hello to year #2- but not until we have a look back at year #1.

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Jan 17, 2015
AviatorCast Episode 52: Brent Owens: FixedWingBuddha.com | Corporate Pilot | RV-8 | Author
1:24:24

Today we are joined by Brent Owens- corporate pilot, blogger, podcaster, RV-8 owner, author, and an awesome guy.

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Jan 10, 2015
AviatorCast Episode 51: FlightChops (Steve Thorne): Youtube | Weekend Warrior | Canadian | Flying Videos
1:17:14

FlightChops from Youtube joins us today to talk about his awesome aviation videos.

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Jan 03, 2015
AviatorCast Episode 50: SMART 2015 Goals- Your Personal Annual
20:33

2014 is gone and 2015 is here. What aviation goals do you have for this next year? We share how you can achieve your goals the S.M.A.R.T. way.

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Dec 27, 2014
AviatorCast Episode 49: Santa’s Aviator Secrets Revealed
22:38

Where did Santa learn to become an aviator? What is Santa's flight plan? What is on Santa's instrument panel? We answer just a few of these questions.

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Dec 20, 2014
AviatorCast Episode 48: Rob Burgon- Fighter Pilot | F-22 Raptor | U.S. Air Force
1:09:34

He went from filling spreadsheets to flying F-22 Raptors. Our guest Rob Burgon is a top notch pilot. Find out more about military flying in this interview.

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Dec 13, 2014
AviatorCast Episode 47: Ultimate Simulated IFR & 7 Healthy IFR Mindsets
1:01:43

Do you want to setup the Ultimate IFR Simulator? We give you some thoughts and ideas on the what's and how's. In addition, we talk about 7 Healthy IFR Mindets- things you should thinking about before, during and after your IFR training.

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Dec 06, 2014
AviatorCast Episode 46: Jerry Gregoire of Redbird Simulations: RedHawk | Full Motion | Connected Airplane | SkyPort
1:03:57

Perhaps you've heard of Redbird, who produce some of the best general aviation flight simulators on the market. Today we hear from founder Jerry Gregoire.

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Nov 29, 2014
AviatorCast Episode 45: A2A Simulations | Scott Gentile | Cessna 172 | Cessna 182 | Accusim | Flight Simulation
1:04:48

Do you require the ultimate realism from your simulations? That's what you get with A2A Simulations. Hear from the owner, Scott Gentile, about their new 182.

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Nov 22, 2014
AviatorCast Episode 44: Hangar Talk w/ Mariano Ripoll: Airline Pilot | Inspiring | Flight Simulation
1:13:20

Talk about overcoming adversity! Mariano shares how even the most difficult circumstances can't keep you back from achieving the airline pilot dream.

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Nov 15, 2014
AviatorCast Episode 43: Flightsim Visuals & Learning from Accidents: PLAN-B | Oculus Rift | ADM
1:01:44

How can you upgrade to some stellar flightsim visuals? & Learning from air accidents, and not repeating them. Remember- "PLAN-B"

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Nov 08, 2014
AviatorCast Episode 42: Redbird Migration: Connected Airplane | FMX | Redhawk
28:46

Learn about new and exciting technologies in flight training & flight simulation with this report on the Redbird Migration.

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Nov 01, 2014
AviatorCast Episode 41: Brendan Farmer: CFI | UND Aerospace | Meteorology
1:10:48

What's it like to be an instructor at one of the worlds best collegiate flying programs, UND Aerospace? We sit down Brendan Farmer and ask that and more.

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Oct 24, 2014
AviatorCast Episode 40: Teen to Pilot | Tips & Tricks on How to Get Your Private Pilot
45:09

Are you a teen looking to become a pilot? (or looking to become a pilot, and not a teen?) Here are some tips and tricks to help you get your real license.

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Oct 18, 2014
AviatorCast Episode 39: Rick Todd: NAFI | Flight Simulators | Chicago Premiere Flight Training
1:04:40

Rick Todd of NAFI and Chicago Premiere Flight Training talks simulation in flight training, preparing better students, and making higher quality instructors

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Oct 11, 2014
AviatorCast Episode 38: 9 Seaplane Challenges You Wont Get with Wheels
36:35

Have you ever wondered what it's like to fly a floatplane? Here you'll learn some of the challenges that come with flying a waterborne aircraft.

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Oct 03, 2014
AviatorCast Episode 37: Ron Rapp: Gulfstream IV | Aerobatics | Writer | Opinion Leader
1:22:43

Want to hear thoughts, tips and stories from a Gulfstream IV, aerobatic, CFI, warbird, seaplane rated pilot? Enter Ron Rapp, writer and pilot extraordinaire

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Sep 27, 2014
AviatorCast Episode 36: Cap’n Aux: Airline Pilot | Author | Blogger | Passionate Aviator
1:10:46

What do you get when you mix an airline pilot, talented author, great video maker and cool guy together? You get Eric Auxier!

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Sep 20, 2014
AviatorCast Episode 35: Bush Flying Blast: Float Planes | CubCrafters | Backcountry Flying
37:36

What's it like flying a new CubCrafters Carbon Cub and/or a 172 on floats in the Alaskan Backcountry?

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Sep 13, 2014
AviatorCast Episode 34: Lockheed Martin Flight Service: Mike Glasgow | 1800WXBRIEF
1:18:04

Where does your flight info come from? Flight Service or 1800WXBRIEF is one of the best places for info in the US. Increase safety with these new features.

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Sep 06, 2014
AviatorCast Episode 33: Hangar Talk w/ ForeFlight: Ryan McBride | iPad Apps | EFB
1:06:52

What is ForeFlight? It's only one of the coolest apps by pilots, for pilots. Seriously, this will help you be an even awesome-er aviator.

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Aug 30, 2014
AviatorCast Episode 32: Hangar Talk w/ Aero Glass: Augmented Reality HUD for Pilots
1:04:43

What will it be like to be a pilot in the future? Well, you may not have to wait long to see. Aero Glass may just be what the future looks like.

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Aug 23, 2014
AviatorCast Episode 31: Hangar Talk w/ Matt Guthmiller: Youngest Pilot to Fly Solo Around the World
56:58

Matt Guthmiller just broke the record to become the youngest pilot to fly around the world SOLO. This guy is inspirational, daring, and pretty much awesome.

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Aug 16, 2014
AviatorCast Episode 30: The 10 Commandments of Pilots-in-Command
29:38

What tools and pieces do you need to be an awesome Pilot-in-command? Well, we came up with 10 Commandments.

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Aug 09, 2014
AviatorCast Episode 29: 3 Coolest Things From Osh Kosh Airventure 2014
32:59

It's been a huge week at Osh Kosh! Learn about some of the things I loved most, from flight simulation, flight training and aircraft.

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Aug 02, 2014
AviatorCast Episode 28: Osh Kosh 2014
5:44

Anyone going to Airventure? I am, and would LOVE to see you there.

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Jul 26, 2014
AviatorCast Episode 27: MH17 Tragedy | PMDG 777 SP1 and 777-300ER
34:59

We talk about the sad tragedy of MH17, in addition to the great news coming out about the PMDG 777-300ER.

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Jul 19, 2014
AviatorCast Episode 26: Hangar Talk w/ Real Environment Xtreme: Weather | Textures | REX 4 DIRECT
1:10:19

Real Environment Xtreme founders tell us all about their amazing weather program, what's out now, what's coming next, and a lot of other great details.

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Jul 12, 2014
AviatorCast Episode 25: Independence Day | Louis Zamperini | WWII Aircraft
12:52

Who is Louis Zamperini and what does he have to do with WWII aircraft? These two short subjects on this Independence Day!

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Jul 05, 2014
AviatorCast Episode 24: Hangar Talk w/ Nick Collett Pt. II: Airline Pilot | Flight Simmer | Passion
1:01:59

Nick Collet joins us for part II of our conversation, talking about what it was like to become an airline pilot- after years of flight sim, and hard work.

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Jun 28, 2014
AviatorCast Episode 23: The War on VMC into IMC | Real Training=Real Simulator
34:04

Do clouds really kill pilots? We don't think so either. So why do people keep dying that way? AND why realistic flight training means a realistic simulator.

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Jun 21, 2014
AviatorCast Episode 22: 5 Aviation Acronyms to Know By Heart | Microsoft Sells Flightsim Franchise?!
39:56

Learn or refresh up on 5 popular and important aviation acronyms, and learn about some really interesting developments in flight simulation software.

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Jun 14, 2014
AviatorCast Episode 21: Hangar Talk w/ Ivy McIver: Cirrus Aircraft | Female Pilot | Cyclist | Skier | Boeing Field
1:11:33

Have you ever sat in a beautiful, new Cirrus SR22T G5? I have. Ivy McIver, our guest, gave me the tour. She joins us to talk about Cirrus and more!

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Jun 07, 2014
AviatorCast Episode 20: Hangar Talk w/ Keith Smith: PilotEdge | ATC | Radio Communication | Aviation English
1:17:06

Are you having trouble with ATC communication? Do you need more practice on the radios? Want to add realism to your sim? You must check out PilotEdge!

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May 31, 2014
AviatorCast Episode 19: FAA Medical Mess and Redbird Round Robin
29:06

FAA Medicals are confusing and a mess, especially mine right now. Kidney Stones? Really? And, why Redbird Flight Simulators (and my wife) ROCK!

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May 24, 2014
AviatorCast Episode 18: Hangar Talk w/ Rick Durden: The Pilots Lounge Author | Aviation Lawyer | The Thinking Pilot’s Flight Manual Author | FAAST Team
1:06:00

What does over 7000 hours in 200 types of airplanes get you? Rick Durden, highly experienced aviator, author and aviation lawyer, talking airplanes!

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May 17, 2014
AviatorCast Episode 17: Hangar Talk w/ Capt. Mike Swanigan: Alaska Airlines Captain | Talking Flight Podcast | Airline Pilot | Blogger
1:18:07

Alaska Airlines Captain Mike Swanigan joins us to talk about his challenges, career, and love for flying Boeing Jets. You'll love this!

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May 10, 2014
AviatorCast Episode 16: Hangar Talk w/ Shane Schmidt: Pilot | Flight Simmer | 10 Minute Taxi | The Squawk Shoppe
1:07:02

Shane Schmidt and AviatorCast talk flight simulation, Redbird, awesome aviation headsets, and a great love for aviation on this episode.

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May 03, 2014
AviatorCast Episode 15: Hangar Talk w/ John Venema: Founder of ORBX | Scenery | Simulation Environment | Industry Leader
1:13:17

John Venema, owner of ORBX, joins us to share his flight simulation expertise. He's a top notch developer, making the absolute best scenery you can get.

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Apr 26, 2014
AviatorCast Episode 14: Hangar Talk w/ Trevor “Grizz” Bair: PPL | Avid Flight Simmer | IFR Student
1:15:28

Trevor "Grizz" Bair joins us and talks about the growth of flight simulation, the application of simulators in real world training, and his getting his PPL.

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Apr 19, 2014
AviatorCast Episode 13: Hangar Talk w/ Matthew Roesener: PPL | Flight Sim Enthusiast | Author
1:23:21

Matt Roesener joins us and talks about growing up with flight simulators, getting started with and getting your private pilot, in addition to other things.

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Apr 12, 2014
AviatorCast Episode 12: Hangar Talk w/ Bruce Williams: Author | CFII MEI | Aerobatics | Simulator Books
1:24:16

Bruce Williams- he'll make you jealous with his aerobatics, envious of his IFR-eating Bonanza, and thankful for his great flight simulator books.

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Apr 05, 2014
AviatorCast Episode 11: Hangar Talk w/ Dr. Paul Craig: The Killing Zone Author| Aviation Professor | CFII MEI ATP
1:11:21

"The Killing Zone: How and Why Pilots Die" will shape you forever as an aviator. Hear from the author as he answers many of questions regarding his studies.

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Mar 29, 2014
AviatorCast Episode 10: Hangar Talk w/ Swayne Martin: PPL | Blogger | Traveler | Future Pro Pilot
55:04

Swayne Martin, from the popular "From Private to Professional Pilot" blog joins us on this episode of AviatorCast. You'll love this episode!

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Mar 22, 2014
AviatorCast Episode 9: Hangar Talk w/ Jason Sokoloff: Aviation Safety | NTSB | Aeronautical Decision Making | Accident Investigation
1:23:38

Jason and I engage in Hangar Talk. We'll talk about his time at the NTSB, and a look at aviation safety. Quite the interesting discussion!

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Mar 15, 2014
AviatorCast Episode 8: Hangar Talk w/ Nick Collett: Flight Simmer | GA Aviator | Airline Pilot
1:31:24

It's time for a Hangar Talk with Nick Collett. He and I get together and talk at length about his journey to becoming an airline pilot. An amazing story!

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Mar 08, 2014
AviatorCast Episode 7: Big Announcement! You’ll want to be a part of this
25:35

We've got a big, new announcement. You'll really want to be a part of this! It's called ____________. Learn more inside!

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Mar 01, 2014
AviatorCast Episode 6: The Big Checkride Lie | 6 Flight Simmer Errors, and How to Correct Them
1:26:19

Have you taken a checkride before to get a real pilot rating? Then you may want to listen to why the checkride is a 'big lie'. Also, we give tips to flight simmers on how to correct common errors.

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Feb 22, 2014
AviatorCast Episode 5: 5 Dangerous Pilot Attitudes | My Recommended Aircraft Addons
1:12:38

Have you ever wanted to know more about Human Factors? In this episode, I start to lay out just some of the dangers facing aviators. And give you my recommended addons.

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Feb 15, 2014
AviatorCast Episode 4: My Scariest Pilot Moment | 7 Environment Add-ons for the Perfect Setup
1:06:43

During this episode of AviatorCast I share my scariest moment as a pilot. Additionally, we'll talk about the 7 Environment Add-ons for the Perfect Setup.

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Feb 08, 2014
AviatorCast Episode 3: What Makes a Solid, IFR Aviator | How to Nail Virtual Jet Landings- Every Time
1:21:26

Welcome to AviatorCast Episode 3! Here, you'll find tips to make you a solid IFR Aviator. Then, we will discuss how to land a virtual jet, in detail.

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Feb 01, 2014
AviatorCast Episode 2: The Age of Autopilot & All Hands on Deck!
1:06:20

Welcome to the second episode of AviatorCast! Today we are going to touch on some subjects that are all the rage to talk about these days. Namely, how much we as pilots should be using autopilot.

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Jan 24, 2014
AviatorCast Episode 1: New Show, New Year, New Aviator
40:08

Welcome to the first ever episode of AviatorCast! We're so happy to have you here and a part of this wonderful new venture at Angle of Attack.

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Jan 17, 2014