The Pilotcast

Pilot Mike gets an aircraft owner's perpective on electric aircraft engine preheat products in the exhibit halls at EAA AirVenture 2006 in Oshkosh, WI, USA in July 2006.

  • Electric Reiff "Hot band" vs. plug heaters vs. oil sump heaters.
  • Issues with installation and required approvals.
  • Control systems and thermal switches.
  • Tanis Aircraft Systems' unique engine dehumidifier prototype.
  • Cabin heaters.
  • Using a 26 lb. Honda generator when you don't have access to conventional power and the method for safely taking the gasoline-powered generator along in flight.

00:19:09 - 112.8MB Recorded 2006.07.28

 

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Pilot Kent, CFI Rick Durden of the CFICast and friends enjoy another Skiplane weekend in on the snow and in the air over Cadillac, Michigan.

  • You can rent and get your seaplane rating in 65HP Piper J3 Cub or a 150HP Super Cub ski plane or seaplanes at Northwoods Aviation at KCAD in Cadillac, MI. In the summer they are equipped with floats.
  • Pilot Kent's story of first his adventure in 2006 is on Pilotcast #026

 

00:07:18 - 45.1MB Recorded 2007.02.18

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Dr. Warren Silberman, D.O. MPH, director of the Airman Certification Branch of the FAA Civil Aerospace Medical Institute (CAMI) chats with Pilot Mike at EAA AirVenture 2006 in Oshkosh, WI.

  • The new online medical certificate application system
  • The efforts to gain approval for medications including SSRIs and ADD and ADHD medications

00:06:10 - 35.8MB Recorded 2006.07.27

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Direct download: Pilotcast_OSHVideo_003_2007.02.07_DrSilberman.m4v
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