The Pilotcast (video)

Pilotcast Video report #4 from EAA Airventure 2007 in Oshkosh, WI, USA in July of 2007.

 

Direct download: Pilotcast_OSH_2007_Vidcast004_CAF_B-25_Devil_Dog_2007.07.25.m4v
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Pilotcast Video report #3 from EAA Airventure 2007 in Oshkosh, WI, USA in July of 2007.

Some hangar flying after the User Fees panel with Phil Boyer, President of the US Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, AOPA with some discussion about the user fees issue in the US.

Pilot Kent talks again to Alan Klapmieir, co-founder and CEO of Cirrus Design

 

Recorded on July 25 and July 28 2007 - 00:18:41 - 110.4MB

Copyright © 2007, 2008 Pilotcast

Pilot Kent and Pilot Mike talk to Mike McConnell - Vice President, Sales and Marketing of Eclipse Aviation about the Eclipse Concept Jet and the Eclipse 500.

Opening: Some hangar flying and joking with two legendary NASA astronauts, Capt. Eugene Cernan who walked on the moon as Commander of the Apollo 17 mission and Capt. James Lovell, Commander of the Apollo 13 "Lost Moon" mission.

Recorded on July 27, 2007 - 00:07:52 - 46.2MB

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Direct download: Pilotcast-OSH2007-001-2007.07.27-Eclipse-ConceptJet.m4v
Category:video -- posted at: 9:49pm EDT

Pilotcast EXCLUSIVE Video report of the LANDING of a concept single engine jet from Eclipse at AirVenture Oshkosh 2007! See http://www.eclipseconceptjet.com

Correcting our first guess, it's not the Cirrus Jet, but it sure looks a like like the Cirrus Jet mockup and conceptual photos.

Recorded Sunday July 23, 2007. 8,0MB Copyright © 2007 The Pilotcast ALL RIGHTS RESERVED,
Direct download: Pilotcast_OSH_07_Vid_001_TheJet.2007.07.23.m4v
Category:video -- posted at: 1:52am EDT

The Pilotcast pilots, Pilot Kent and Pilot Mike meet with more aviation products vendors outside and inside the exhibit halls at EAA AirVenture 2006 in Oshkosh, WI, USA in July 2006.

00:16:07 - 94.8MB Recorded 2006.07.27

 

This is a QuickTime format video that is compatible with the "video iPod" but can be played with the free Apple QuickTime player on most computers.

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Direct download: Pilotcast_OSHVideo_005_2007.03.08_Product_GrabBag.m4v
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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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Direct download: Pilotcast_OSHVideo_004_2007.02.27_Preheat.m4v
Category:video -- posted at: 7:06pm EDT

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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Direct download: pilotcast_video_2007.02.18_skiplanes.m4v
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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

This is a QuickTime format video that is compatible with the "video iPod" but can be played with the free Apple QuickTime player on most computers.

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Direct download: Pilotcast_OSHVideo_003_2007.02.07_DrSilberman.m4v
Category:video -- posted at: 11:13pm EDT

Pilot Kent gets a glider lesson! Join Pilot Kent with flight instructor Matt Michaels for a training flight in a Blanik L-13 glider at KAMW in Ames, Iowa, USA. Kent and Matt are launched by CFI Tony in a Super Cub tow plane.

00:26:35 - 157.4MB - Recorded Sunday 2006.10.28


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This is a QuickTime format video that is compatible with the "video iPod" but can be played with the free Apple QuickTime player on most computers.

Song: "Soar With The Wind" by Anonymous Prophet. Music on the Pilotcast is from the Podshow Podsafe Music Network. Check it out at http://music.podshow.com

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Direct download: Pilotcast_049_2006.11.05_Kent_Glider.m4v
Category:video -- posted at: 11:29pm EDT

Pilotcast #046 - Video Fly Along with U.K. Student Pilot Rick - Aviation Podcast

00:10:11 - 59.5MB
Diamond

Join Pilotcast listener Student Pilot Rick from London, U.K. as he flies with his flight instructor on a (literally) cross country navigation training flight from Redhill Aerodrome in Surrey, U.K. across the English Channel to Le Touquet Airport in France. They have crepes for lunch, visit the beach, and fly back in the haze.

This is a QuickTime format video that is compatible with the "video iPod" but can be played with the free Apple QuickTime player on most computers.

Pilotcast show notes are at http://www.pilotcast.com

Copyright © 2006 The Pilotcast
Direct download: Pilotcast_046_2006.10.03_UK-FR_Flight.m4v
Category:video -- posted at: 8:07pm EDT

Pilotcast videocast #2 from EAA Airventure 2006 Oshkosh

Diamond

A Pilotcast Exclusive! Pilot Kent interviews Christian Dries, CEO of Diamond Aircraft

Recorded on July 27, 2006 - 00:04:45 - 23.9MB

Pilot Kent managed to talk to Mr. Dries in front of the the Diamond D-Jet prototype just minutes before the D-Jet was towed out for the flight back to Germany!

Diamond D-Jet
  • Diamond Aircraft
  • Diamond planes discussed:
    • The Diamond D-Jet personal jet
      • Designed for the owner-pilot
      • Business jet
      • Seats 5
      • Roomy interior
    • The Diamond D-42 Twin
      • First owner flown D-42 shown at Oshkosh
      • First D-42 flown around the world,
        • with 3 on board
        • using less than 1000 gallons of fuel.
        • Flew non-stop Hawaii to California.
      Christian Dries
    • The Diamond D-40 XL
      • Can cruise 160 knots
      • 150 knots at 10 GPH

This is a QuickTime format video that is compatible with the "video iPod" but can be played with the free Apple QuickTime player on most computers.

Pilotcast show notes are at http://www.pilotcast.com

Copyright © 2006 The Pilotcast
Direct download: Pilotcast_044_2006.09.21-Diamond.m4v
Category:video -- posted at: 10:46pm EDT

The FIRST Pilotcast videocast from EAA Airventure 2006 Oshkosh

A Pilotcast Exclusive! Alan Klapmeier, co-founder and president of Cirrus Design joins the Hangar Flying on The Pilotcast with Pilot Kent!

Recorded on July 29, 2006 - 00:12:52 - 74.1MB
Cirrus SR22
  • Alan Klapmeier always thought he would run an airplane company He has realized his life's dream.
  • The Cirrus SR-22 is #1 largest selling single model airplane in the world
  • The history of Cirrus Design
    • Designed the first airplane in 1979
    • Cirrus Design incorporated in 1984
    • Its roots are with a kit homebuilt
    • Designed and sold
      • A kit aircraft
      • A pressurized turboprop
      • A UAV for the U.S. military
    • The Cirrus VK30
      • "...it should have been a jet."
      • Sold about 40 kits
      • A flying VK30 is featured in the "One Six Right" movie
      • Was high performance but tricky to fly.
    • After the VK30 experience, Cirrus decided to focus on an easy to fly, safe design.
  • Q: "Will you be producing a jet?"
    A: "Yes. Someday!"
  • "We now believe we can make a personal jet that is virtually as easy to fly as this airplane."
  • "We don't have any plans in the Light Sport area."
    Other topics discussed:
  • The new turbocharged SR-22.
  • What is Cirrus doing to make it easier to obtain insurance coverage for a Cirrus product?
  • The story behind Cirrus aircraft being equipped with a ballistic parachute.
  • Why does Cirrus have the Avidyne glass cockpit vs. the more popular ones from Garmin?
  • The new Cirrus Access training program for new Cirrus owners with no flying experience.
  • New Cirrus financial, warranty and used airplane programs.

This is a QuickTime format video that is compatible with the "video iPod" but can be played with the free Apple QuickTime player on most computers.

Pilotcast show notes are at http://www.pilotcast.com

Copyright © 2006 The Pilotcast
Direct download: Pilotcast_042_2006.07.29-Cirrus.m4v
Category:video -- posted at: 9:17pm EDT


Pilotcast Exclusive in-flight video of an F/A-18 flight with a U.S. Navy Blue Angel!

Takeoff!

This is the Blue Angel flight video mentioned in Pilotcast #33,. This movie is premiering to the public exclusively on The Pilotcast! Watch as Patrick Raycraft, a Photojournalist for the Hartford Courant gets a thrilling ride in the two seat U. S. Navy Blue Angel F/A-18 Hornet with "Kojack," Blue Angel 7.

The first week of March, Pat was in El Centro, California, photographing the winter training of the U.S. Navy Blue Angels Flight Demonstration Squadron. Pat flew almost 55 minutes in the cockpit. This is an amazing QuickTime video of the highlights of that flight, taken with a cockpit camera recording directly on to a DVD recorder built-in the the two seat FA-18.

The Pilotcast crew offers sincere thanks again to Pat, his friend CMDR. "Boss" Foley, the U.S. Navy, and the Blue Angels.

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Direct download: Pilotcast_033_2006.05.10.Blue-Angel_ride.m4v
Category:video -- posted at: 11:29pm EDT