The Pilotcast

Hibernation Over - Unlike the furry groundhog from Puxatawney, Pilot Bill, Pilot Tiffany and Pilot Kent don't see their shadows, and break their hibernation with plans for 2012 flying and recaps of their winter aviation adventures.

Flight Crew:
Pilot Kent (kent *at* pilotcast *dot* com) Twitter: @flyingcheezhead
Pilot Bill (bill *at* pilotcast *dot* com) Twitter: @billwil

Reach the entire Pilotcast flight crew at pilots *at* pilotcast *dot* com, and follow us on Twitter at @Pilotcast

Ground Crew:
Every flight requires a good support crew, and ours is GREAT! The Pilotcast would not exist without their help:

Audio Editor: Pilot Stu Stevenson, (stu *at* thevoicesinyourhead *dot* com), @PilotStu, http://www.pilotsjourney.com/
Webmaster: Pilot Jason Wilkinson, (jason *at* pilotcast *dot* com), @jawilk
Music: Pilot Steve Tupper, (steve *at* airspeedonline *dot* com), @StephenForce, http://www.airspeedonline.com/
Announcer: Pilot Troy Whistman, (troy *at* whistman *dot* com), @TJWhiskey, http://www.whistman.com/

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Pilotcast show notes are at http://www.pilotcast.com

Copyright © 2012, The Pilotcast

Direct download: PilotCast_088_-_Hibernation_Over.mp3
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Dead-Stick Takeoff - Pilot Kent and Pilot Bill visit with two pilots (Mike Daniels and Larry Overstreet) who are building their own homebuilt aircraft, and discuss the many options available to those who choose to craft their own flying machine.

Flight Crew:
Pilot Kent (kent *at* pilotcast *dot* com) Twitter: @flyingcheezhead
Pilot Bill (bill *at* pilotcast *dot* com) Twitter: @billwil

Reach the entire Pilotcast flight crew at pilots *at* pilotcast *dot* com, and follow us on Twitter at @Pilotcast

Ground Crew:
Every flight requires a good support crew, and ours is GREAT! The Pilotcast would not exist without their help:

Audio Editor: Pilot Stu Stevenson, (stu *at* thevoicesinyourhead *dot* com), @PilotStu, http://www.pilotsjourney.com/
Webmaster: Pilot Jason Wilkinson, (jason *at* pilotcast *dot* com), @jawilk
Music: Pilot Steve Tupper, (steve *at* airspeedonline *dot* com), @StephenForce, http://www.airspeedonline.com/
Announcer: Pilot Troy Whistman, (troy *at* whistman *dot* com), @TJWhiskey, http://www.whistman.com/

Pilotcast show notes can be found at http://pilotcast.com

Direct download: Pilotcast_087_-_Dead_Stick_Takeoff.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

Swapping Sign-Offs - Pilot Kent and Pilot Bill discuss different roads (or, we might say "runways") to aviation with fellow aviators Tony Condon and Jason Herman.

Sponsored by LightSpeed

Flight Crew:
Pilot Kent (kent *at* pilotcast *dot* com) Twitter: @flyingcheezhead
Pilot Bill (bill *at* pilotcast *dot* com) Twitter: @billwil

Reach the entire Pilotcast flight crew at pilots *at* pilotcast *dot* com, and follow us on Twitter at @Pilotcast

Ground Crew:
Every flight requires a good support crew, and ours is GREAT! The Pilotcast would not be back without their help:

Audio Editor: Pilot Stu Stevenson, (stu *at* thevoicesinyourhead *dot* com), @PilotStu, http://www.pilotsjourney.com/
Webmaster: Pilot Jason Wilkinson, (jason *at* pilotcast *dot* com), @jawilk
Music: Pilot Steve Tupper, (steve *at* airspeedonline *dot* com), @StephenForce, http://www.airspeedonline.com/
Announcer: Pilot Troy Whistman, (troy *at* whistman *dot* com), @TJWhiskey, http://www.whistman.com/


Pilotcast show notes are at http://www.pilotcast.com

Direct download: Pilotcast_086_-_Swapping_Sign-Offs.mp3
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We know this is a bit old, but still good stuff. In fact, this video has been published on the web for some time...just not in the feed. Considering the news in the next paragraph below, we decided to publish it now.  Besides, it's been a while for a Vidcast. At EAA Airventure 2010, Tiff and Bill caught up with Mikey McBryan from the Ice Pilots NWT Canadian TV show for a little goofing off...and an interview. More information about Ice Pilots NWT can be found on the show website: http://www.icepilots.com/

The great news is that National Geographic is now carrying the first season of this show in the US. You can find more information about that here: http://channel.nationalgeographic.com/series/ice-pilots/all/Overview We asked Mikey about this back in July and he said they were working on getting it to the US; looks like they finally succeeded.

Certainly take a look at this show if you get a chance, it's pretty fun to watch...probably even for non aviation nuts...but we wouldn't know anything about that.

This video was shot at EAA Airventure 2010 in Oshkosh, WI. We shot the interview, as described in the video, in one of Buffalo Airways' DC-3s. Enjoy.

Direct download: Pilotcast_Video_15_OSH10_4_Ice_Pilots_SD.mp4
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:00am EDT

Adventure Training - The PilotCast crew banters around ideas with respected author and CFI Greg Brown, to discover ways to bring the sense of adventure back into flight training. From building a sense of community for new students, to rethinking the flight training curriculum, CFI pay, and becoming a pep-talk-giver yourself, no topics are off limits in this exciting episode.

Flight Crew:
Pilot Kent

Pilot Bill

Pilot Tiffany

Reach the entire Pilotcast flight crew at pilots *at* pilotcast *dot* com, and follow us on Twitter at @Pilotcast

Ground Crew:
Every flight requires a good support crew, and ours is GREAT! The Pilotcast would not be back without their help:

Audio Editor: Pilot Stu Stevenson
Webmaster: Pilot Jason
Music: Pilot Steve Tupper

Announcer: Pilot Troy Whistman

Pilotcast show notes are at http://www.pilotcast.com

Direct download: Pilotcast_085_-_Adventure_Training.mp3
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The Efficiency Guage! It's once again time for the Pilotcast with your hosts Pilot Tiffany, Pilot Kent, and Pilot Bill.  In this episode we'll talk about the efficiency guage.  Don't have one of those in your airplane?  You'll wish you had one; imagine 140 knots on 9 gallons per hour.  We'll tell you how it's done.  Then we'll talk about restoring really cool old warbirds.  What's not to like?  Come in from that cold ramp, pull a chair up around this toasty warm radial engine, and let's get ready for some pilot talk. 

Don't forget to check out Scheyden Eyewear, the absolute best in the business, especially for aviators.  Use our discount code PCAST30 for 30% off an already great value!

Also, the Pilotcast flight crew all use Lightspeed Zulu headsets, and we think you should, too.  Don't forget to choose an aviation charity for Lightspeed to donate $50 of your Zulu purchase price to.  See more about this at the Lightspeed Aviation Foundation website.

Pilotcast show notes are at http://www.pilotcast.com

1:26:19 - 79.1 MB - Copyright © 2011 The Pilotcast

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Direct download: Pilotcast_084_-_The_Efficency_Gauge.mp3
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The Pilotcast - Episode 83

Dateline Sloshkosh - PILOT KENT GETS LUCKY!!  In this episode, Pilot Bill and Pilot Tiffany get all the juicy details about Kent's salacious encounter on an airport ramp.  Plus, a delightful buffet of other aviation topics of interest.  Hangar talk at its best!

Flight Crew:
Pilot Kent (kent *at* pilotcast *dot* com) Twitter: @flyingcheezhead
Pilot Bill (bill *at* pilotcast *dot* com) Twitter: @billwil
Pilot Tiffany (tiffany *at* pilotcast *dot* com) Twitter: @tiffanykwolf

Reach the entire Pilotcast flight crew at pilots *at* pilotcast *dot* com, and follow us on Twitter at @Pilotcast

Ground Crew:
Every flight requires a good support crew, and ours is GREAT! The Pilotcast would not be back without their help:

Audio Editor: Pilot Stu Stevenson, (pilotstu *at* pilotsjourneypodcast *dot* com), @PilotStu, http://www.pilotsjourney.com/
Webmaster: Pilot Jason Wilkinson, (jason *at* pilotcast *dot* com), @jawilk
Music: Pilot Steve Tupper, (steve *at* airspeedonline *dot* com), @StephenForce, http://www.airspeedonline.com/
Announcer: Pilot Troy Whistman, (troy *at* whistman *dot* com), @TJWhiskey, http://www.whistman.com/

Show Links:

Pilotcast show notes are at http://www.pilotcast.com

1:23:37 - 76.5 MB - Copyright © 2010 The Pilotcast

 

Find this and more great shows at the Aviation Media Network
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http://TheVoicesInYourHead.com

Direct download: Pilotcast_083_-_PILOT_KENT_GETS_LUCKY.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:56pm EDT

The Pilotcast - Episode 78

It's time to talk glass cockpits, iPod, and other electronic "gadgetry" for use on the ground and in flight.  Max Trescott joins the Pilotcast crew to share his unique perspective, as the leading author and instructor about the G1000 / Avidyne cockpits, and beta tester on many electronic cockpit tools.

Flight Crew:
Pilot Kent (kent *at* pilotcast *dot* com) Twitter: @flyingcheezhead
Pilot Bill (bill *at* pilotcast *dot* com) Twitter: @billwil
Pilot Tiffany (tiffany *at* pilotcast *dot* com) Twitter: @tiffanykwolf

Reach the entire Pilotcast flight crew at pilots *at* pilotcast *dot* com, and follow us on Twitter at @Pilotcast

Ground Crew:
Every flight requires a good support crew, and ours is GREAT! The Pilotcast would not be back without their help:

Audio Editor: Pilot Stu Stevenson, (stu *at* thevoicesinyourhead *dot* com), @PilotStu, http://www.pilotsjourney.com/
Webmaster: Pilot Jason Wilkinson, (jason *at* pilotcast *dot* com), @jawilk
Music: Pilot Steve Tupper, (steve *at* airspeedonline *dot* com), @StephenForce, http://www.airspeedonline.com/
Announcer: Pilot Troy Whistman, (troy *at* whistman *dot* com), @TJWhiskey, http://www.whistman.com/

A member of the Aviation Podcasts Network

Show Links:

Pilotcast show notes are at http://www.pilotcast.com

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Copyright © 2010 The Pilotcast

Find this and other great shows at the Aviation Podcasts network http://TheVoicesInYourHead.com

Direct download: Pilotcast_078-Max_Trescott_and_Pilot_Gadgets.mp3
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The Lightspeed Aviation Foundation was established out of the commitment and passion of the Lightspeed Aviation Corporation to serve the aviation community.

In this third in a three part series, hear Pilot Tiffany interview the following aviators:
 - Allan Schrader, president of Lightspeed Aviation and LSAF
 - John and Martha King, Co-owners of King Schools, Inc.
 - Bruce Wolff, Executive Director, Brigade Air
 - Lyn Freeman, President, Build A Plane

The mission of the Lightspeed Aviation Foundation is to promote a vibrant and growing pilot community, support education that will preserve and extend the future of aviation and use our gifts within the aviation community to serve others for the betterment of our world.

It is the vision of the Lightspeed Aviation Foundation to enthusiastically advance aviation in three key areas:

1. Growth — To assure a vibrant and growing pilot community, our goal is to introduce, engage and mature the next generation of aviation enthusiasts.

2. Advocacy — We feel it is fundamental to support education and action outside the pilot community that will preserve and extend the future of aviation.

3. Compassion — We think it is essential that we use our gifts within the aviation community to serve others for the betterment of our communities and world.

As members of the aviation community, we will seek ways to partner with all members of the pilot world to advance the future of aviation. Our goal is to work together to identify worthy causes, give pilots a voice in who we will support and together, work to make a lasting difference.

This episode is also available as video and can be found here:  http://pilotcast.com/2010/08/27/pilotcast-082-lsaf-3-growth/.

Pilotcast Flight Crew:
Pilot Kent (kent *at* pilotcast *dot* com) Twitter: @flyingcheezhead
Pilot Bill (bill *at* pilotcast *dot* com) Twitter: @billwil
Pilot Tiffany (tiffany *at* pilotcast *dot* com) Twitter: @tiffanykwolf

Reach the entire Pilotcast flight crew at pilots *at* pilotcast *dot* com, and follow us on Twitter at @Pilotcast

Ground Crew:
Every flight requires a good support crew, and ours is GREAT! The Pilotcast would not be back without their help:

Audio Editor: Pilot Stu Stevenson, (stu *at* thevoicesinyourhead *dot* com), @PilotStu, http://www.pilotsjourneypodcast.com
Webmaster: Pilot Jason Wilkinson, (jason *at* pilotcast *dot* com), @jawilk
Music: Pilot Steve Tupper, (steve *at* airspeedonline *dot* com), @StephenForce, http://www.airspeedonline.com
Announcer: Pilot Troy Whistman, (troy *at* whistman *dot* com), @TJWhiskey, http://www.whistman.com

Pilotcast show notes are at http://www.pilotcast.com

Recorded Wednesday, July 28th, 2010
at EAA AirVenture 2010, Oshkosh, WI

Copyright © 2010 The Pilotcast

Find this and more great shows at the Aviation Podcasts Network
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http://TheVoicesInYourHead.com

Direct download: Pilotcast_082-Lightspeed_Aviation_Foundation-Growth.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:11pm EDT

The Lightspeed Aviation Foundation was established out of the commitment and passion of the Lightspeed Aviation Corporation to serve the aviation community.

In this second of a three part series, hear Pilot Tiffany interview the following aviators:
 - Allan Schrader, president of Lightspeed Aviation and LSAF
 - Charlie Plumb, LSAF board member
 - Judy Benjamin, Mission Coordinator, Angel Flight Central
 - Dennis Garretson, JAARS, Inc.
 - John Hook, Mission Aviation Fellowship

The mission of the Lightspeed Aviation Foundation is to promote a vibrant and growing pilot community, support education that will preserve and extend the future of aviation and use our gifts within the aviation community to serve others for the betterment of our world.

It is the vision of the Lightspeed Aviation Foundation to enthusiastically advance aviation in three key areas:

1. Growth — To assure a vibrant and growing pilot community, our goal is to introduce, engage and mature the next generation of aviation enthusiasts.

2. Advocacy — We feel it is fundamental to support education and action outside the pilot community that will preserve and extend the future of aviation.

3. Compassion — We think it is essential that we use our gifts within the aviation community to serve others for the betterment of our communities and world.

As members of the aviation community, we will seek ways to partner with all members of the pilot world to advance the future of aviation. Our goal is to work together to identify worthy causes, give pilots a voice in who we will support and together, work to make a lasting difference.

This episode is also available as video and can be found here:  http://pilotcast.com/2010/08/16/pilotcast-081-lsaf-2-compassion/.

Pilotcast Flight Crew:
Pilot Kent (kent *at* pilotcast *dot* com) Twitter: @flyingcheezhead
Pilot Bill (bill *at* pilotcast *dot* com) Twitter: @billwil
Pilot Tiffany (tiffany *at* pilotcast *dot* com) Twitter: @tiffanykwolf

Reach the entire Pilotcast flight crew at pilots *at* pilotcast *dot* com, and follow us on Twitter at @Pilotcast

Ground Crew:
Every flight requires a good support crew, and ours is GREAT! The Pilotcast would not be back without their help:

Audio Editor: Pilot Stu Stevenson, (stu *at* thevoicesinyourhead *dot* com), @PilotStu, http://www.pilotsjourneypodcast.com
Webmaster: Pilot Jason Wilkinson, (jason *at* pilotcast *dot* com), @jawilk
Music: Pilot Steve Tupper, (steve *at* airspeedonline *dot* com), @StephenForce, http://www.airspeedonline.com
Announcer: Pilot Troy Whistman, (troy *at* whistman *dot* com), @TJWhiskey, http://www.whistman.com

Pilotcast show notes are at http://www.pilotcast.com

Recorded Wednesday, July 28th, 2010
at EAA AirVenture 2010, Oshkosh, WI

Copyright © 2010 The Pilotcast

Find this and more great shows at the Aviation Podcasts Network
http://AviationPodcasts.net
http://TheVoicesInYourHead.com

Direct download: Pilotcast_081-Lightspeed_Aviation_Foundation-Compassion.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:51am EDT

It's that time again! The pilotcast is happy to present the Audio from the 2010 edition of the Podapalooza from EAA Airventure in Oshkosh.  This is the audio that ran live on EAA Radio on Friday, July 20th, 2010.

Thanks for listening.  We've got even more great content coming from this years Oshkosh, so keep checking back!

Show notes can be found at http://pilotcast.com.

Direct download: PC080_Podapalooza_2010.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:09am EDT

The Lightspeed Aviation Foundation was established out of the commitment and passion of the Lightspeed Aviation Corporation to serve the aviation community.

In this first of a three part series, hear Pilot Tiffany interview the following aviators:
 - Allan Schrader, president of Lightspeed Aviation and LSAF
 - Wayne Handley, LSAF board member
 - Larry Williams, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Lindbergh Foundation
 - Fran Strubeck, Board of Directors of the Ninety-Nines
 - Lt Col Jeff Wiswell, Civil Air Patrol

The mission of the Lightspeed Aviation Foundation is to promote a vibrant and growing pilot community, support education that will preserve and extend the future of aviation and use our gifts within the aviation community to serve others for the betterment of our world.

It is the vision of the Lightspeed Aviation Foundation to enthusiastically advance aviation in three key areas:

1. Growth — To assure a vibrant and growing pilot community, our goal is to introduce, engage and mature the next generation of aviation enthusiasts.

2. Advocacy — We feel it is fundamental to support education and action outside the pilot community that will preserve and extend the future of aviation.

3. Compassion — We think it is essential that we use our gifts within the aviation community to serve others for the betterment of our communities and world.

As members of the aviation community, we will seek ways to partner with all members of the pilot world to advance the future of aviation. Our goal is to work together to identify worthy causes, give pilots a voice in who we will support and together, work to make a lasting difference.

This episode is also available as video and can be found here: http://pilotcast.com/2010/08/04/lightspeed-aviation-foundation-video-podcast-day-1/

Pilotcast Flight Crew:
Pilot Kent (kent *at* pilotcast *dot* com) Twitter: @flyingcheezhead
Pilot Bill (bill *at* pilotcast *dot* com) Twitter: @billwil
Pilot Tiffany (tiffany *at* pilotcast *dot* com) Twitter: @tiffanykwolf

Reach the entire Pilotcast flight crew at pilots *at* pilotcast *dot* com, and follow us on Twitter at @Pilotcast

Ground Crew:
Every flight requires a good support crew, and ours is GREAT! The Pilotcast would not be back without their help:

Audio Editor: Pilot Stu Stevenson, (stu *at* thevoicesinyourhead *dot* com), @PilotStu, http://www.pilotsjourneypodcast.com
Webmaster: Pilot Jason Wilkinson, (jason *at* pilotcast *dot* com), @jawilk
Music: Pilot Steve Tupper, (steve *at* airspeedonline *dot* com), @StephenForce, http://www.airspeedonline.com
Announcer: Pilot Troy Whistman, (troy *at* whistman *dot* com), @TJWhiskey, http://www.whistman.com

     
Pilotcast show notes are at http://www.pilotcast.com

Recorded Tuesday, July 27th, 2010
at EAA AirVenture 2010, Oshkosh, WI

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Copyright © 2010 The Pilotcast

Find this and more great shows at the Aviation Podcasts Network
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http://TheVoicesInYourHead.com

Direct download: Pilotcast_079_-_Lightspeed_Aviation_Foundation_-_Awareness.mp3
Category:audio -- posted at: 12:59pm EDT

Pilotcast #77 - Pilotcast Guest Benefits

On this 77th episode of the Pilotcast, the crew discusses preparations and plans for this year's Airventure 2010 at Oshkosh, Wisconsin.  The history of the Pilotcast, as well as this year's big plans, are outlined.  Learn where you can meet the Pilotcast crew, and how they're teaming up with LightSpeed Aviation and John & Martha King to bring recognition to worthy aviation causes.  And learn more about two air-adventures that should be on everyone's bucket list--flying the Hudson River VFR corridor through New York City, and flightseeing Niagra Falls.

Pilotcast show notes are at http://www.pilotcast.com

 

Direct download: PC077_Pilotcast_Guest_Benefits.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:17am EDT

CFICast #15 - Preparing for Checkrides
  • Rick Durden (Host)
  • Kate Bernard
  • Bruce Chien
  • Tony Condon
  • Ron Levy 
  • Dr. Judith Parrish-Jones
  • Terri Watson

 
At the time of this recording, Terri had recently completed a series of part 135 checkrides in multiple fixed and rotary wing aircraft.

Not to be outdone, on the day of the recording Tony completed his own part 135 checkride, flew his first part 135 revenue flight, and signed off a student for the private pilot practical test.

The panel discusses checkride preparation, pre-check jitters, what happens when you fail a checkride, and examiner quirks.

Ron also shares insights from his famous checkride prep notes on the Pilots of America forum athttp://www.pilotsofamerica.com/forum/showthread.php?t=15706

Theme Song: "Learn to Fly" by Josh Woodward from the Podsafe Music Network. Check it out at www.musicalley.com

Copyright © 2010 The Pilotcast
http://www.pilotcast.com

Recorded March, 2009
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The Pilotcast crew spends some time with Rick Durden talking about the instrument rating, including what it takes to earn the rating and the subsequent benefits to the General Aviation pilot from having and using the skills acquired with the rating.

Pilotcast show notes are at www.pilotcast.com.

The Pilotcast is a member of the Aviation Podcasts Network (www.aviationpodcasts.net, www.thevoicesinyourhead.com).

Recorded Tuesday, March 30th, 2010.

Direct download: PilotCast_076_-_Rickonian_Physics.mp3
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