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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.

Oct 2, 2006

Flyboys producer/director, Pilot Tony Bill and movie stunt Pilot Andrew King join the Hangar Flying with Pilot Dan and Pilot Kent.

Dan visits Pilot Patty Wagstaff and Pilot Rinker Buck at the Nantucket Air Show

Recorded on October 1, 2006 - 01:08:12 - 31.3MB
Tony Bill Hangar Flying:

Pilot Kent is on the road in Peru, IL.

Pilot Dan and Pilot Kent talk to Pilot Tony Bill, actor and producer and director of the new thrilling. Flyboys movie.

  • Tony flies a Marchetti
  • The history of WWI aviation.
    • The pilots and the planes.
    • Reckless and dangerous flying was required!
    • Why didn't they have parachutes?
  • Flyboys the Movie
    • The DVD is sure to be a pilot film shelf must have!
    • How the movie was conceived, financed, and made
    • Shot with Pangenesis 35MM digital cameras.
    • Can you tell the real planes from those created with computer graphics (CG)? Wanna bet?
    • Why the movie IS historically correct, in spite of the criticism.
    • Some actual historical events were so unbelieveabel they couldn't be put into the movie.
    • Why there WERE many Red German Fokker tri-planes.
  • Tony's favorite flying movie

  • The surprising answer to "How many planes were built in WW I?"

Dan talked Flyboys to stunt pilot and actor Andrew King in July in Oshkosh at EAA Airventure 2006

Dan joined world famous aerobatic pilot "Pilot Patty" Wagstaff and author "Pilot Rinker" Buck at the Nantucket Island airshow September 30th featuring The Blue Angels.

Dan met Patty Wagstaff with the friend of the Pilotcast, author Pilot Rinker Buck.

Dan got a great job at the show!

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Patty Wagstaff

Kent has started toward his twin rating, flying a Piper Seneca. Kent took his dad for a flight for the first time Kent is planning to go to back to fly the yellow planes on skis.

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