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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.

Dec 8, 2005

Hangar Flying with Pilot Dan, Pilot Kent, and Pilot Mike.

  • In the News:
    • Cape Air charter pilot passes out in flight. Student lands the Cessna 402.
    • 9/11 commission wants U.S. airspace made more restrictive.
    • Chicago Alderman wants to ban any aircraft landings within 4 miles of Chicago lake shore.
    • The Mars Rover Spirit is still running.
    • Mentally disturbed passenger shot by air marshalls in Miami.
    • Report that an airliner leaving LAX saw a smoke trail coming up.
    • In spite of recent convictions, lasers are still targeting aircraft.
    • Kent gets hit by a spotlight while landing at night.
    • California millionaire John Gilmore refuses to supply his ID to travel. Sues the government.,1283,69773,00.html
  • The first CTAF by "CFI Joe." Use of CTAF at uncontrolled airports.
    Music:"Learn to Fly" by Josh Woodward
  • When do sectional charts expire? Are they all at the same time?
  • You can get sectionals in .TIF images. They're 45MB per side!
  • Mabel from Washington, DC has a question from her son, Roger.
  • Can Santa fly in the DC ADIZ?
  • Kent's continuing search for a new plane for his club.
    • An Arrow, a Diamond, an Archer, a Cessna 172, or a Tiger?
    • Glass panel or steam gauges? Which is a better future value?
    • Modular systems can be upgraded.

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over thirteen years ago

Heh, CFI Joe, as I suspected when Mike mentioned his name and general location, was my ground school instructor.

Small world.