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Pilotcast


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 21, 2005

"Pilot Doug" Kaye joins The Pilotcast and goes hangar flying with Pilot Dan and Pilot Mike.

  • In the flying news:
    • Twin spirals into the Pacific off the shore of Orange County.
    • The Nike corporate Gulfstream has a gear problem. All the TV stations have field day.
    • King Air in Fulton County also has a gear problem and makes a belly landing.
  • Doug on flying a glider at 18,000 feet with a groundspeed of ZERO. It takes a long time to get down from there.
  • Doug's Bonanza can haul a load!
  • Doug's Cross Countries
    • North of the Arctic Circle
      • Dealing with customs in Canada and the U.S.
      • Flying "the trench" though the Canadian Yukon to Alaska.
      • There are 6 months of no night up there. How do they stay night current?
      • Glacier Bay at 500 feet AGL.
      • Camping at Watson Lake.
      • Flying NDB airways
      • Tracking by position reports.
    • Flying in Baja.
      • Aviation in Mexico is "flaky."
      • "Nice trip" to Copper Canyon. "The trip from hell."
        See http://www.rds.com/coppercanyon/index.html for a description of one of Doug's more interesting trips.
      • Banditos and Boulders
      • 4 or 5 planes didn't make it back the way they left.

Show notes are on www.pilotcast.com


Terminal Block
over eleven years ago

??? see!Talking about flying is a very pleasant mental disease\"??