114: Sailplanes, Hang Gliders & Ultralights: Ian Brubaker Interview

Ian Brubaker started his aviation journey in 2006, first flying powered in Cessnas, then sailplanes, and then moving on to hang gliders. Hang gliding has been his primary form of aviation for the past several years and he has been teaching it since 2015, holding a basic instructor and tandem rating. Ian also holds a B.S. in Space Physics from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Ian’s passion and expertise is to make flying easy to understand and fun to learn by leveraging both his practical and theoretical background of aviation. Ian Joins our Producer Mitch to chat about his adventures flying Sailplanes, Hang Gliders and what he enjoys about each one and what we can learn from flying different types of aircraft. 

Later on the podcast our friend Sergio, The Soaring Master brings us another segment and this one talks about the 5 ways we can improve our soaring. Join us now for episode 114 of Soaring The Sky, a glider pilot’s podcast. 




1 comment on “114: Sailplanes, Hang Gliders & Ultralights: Ian Brubaker Interview
  1. Jeff Chipman says:

    Hey Ian, I think I might have been one of the HG pilots you saw that day landing at Crystal. I remember it well think there was 3 or 4 of us that day. I enjoyed the interview and have been watching you progress since you showed up to SHGA.

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