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Pilotcast is the podcast for pilots, by pilots.  Join Pilot Tiffany, Pilot Kent, and Pilot Bill for interesting discussions and interviews, some news or industry coverage, and a whole lot of fun virtual hangar flying.

Nov 17, 2005

Special guest CFI Ron, "The Rev", joins The Pilotcast and goes hangar flying with Pilot Dan, Pilot Kent, and Pilot Mike.

Hangar flying with "The Rev." CFI Ron

  • Ron loves his Yankees and Grummans.
  • TFRs were around before 9/11.
  • Flight training
    • How the military does training. Civilian student pilots could use a similar method.
    • Why today's CFI might not want to do ground training.
    • The best ways to learn and complete your training efficiently.
      • Plan your lessons.
      • Request and do your homework!
      • Buy a commercial flight training lesson kit.
      • Make use of online aviation communites as a resource for information and mutual support.
      • Fly (reasonably) often if you can.
  • How long should it take to solo and earn a pilot certificate?
    Should I be concerned?
  • Flying with dogs
    Flying dogs
  • Advice to future military and/or professional pilots: You have ZERO strikes available.
  • In the news:
  • Archer ends up tangled in power lines in Milwaukee and makes all off the network news shows.
  • Comanche 250 makes a successful emergency landing on I25 in Castle Rock, CO. This one later takes off safely.
  • "Boorish behavior" is no longer tolerated in the military.

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