Chuck Fulton

70: Soaring And Motor Gliders: A chat with Youtuber Pilot Bambi

On this episode of the podcast we talk with Rosita, also known as Pilot Bambi on Youtube, a glider pilot in the Netherlands who soloed in the DG 1000 at the age of 15. Now 22 she continues to fly and has organized camps for young aspiring pilots and find…

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69: Gliders Gaggles and Goals: Hanicka Treslova Czech National Gliding Team Member

Hanicka Treslova from the Czech National Gliding team joins us on this episode. With both her parents being pilots she has been around aviation her entire life. She has competed in two Junior World competitions and four Woman’s World competitions and oth…

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68: A Soaring Playground In The South American Andes With David Flint

On this episode we first head to central Chile in South America and join David Flint. He is a glider pilot flying his Libelle H-301 enjoying the beautiful Andean playground. David will share with us what it is like flying over the Andes mountains and soa…

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67: A Dream To Soar: Martin Orchard

Our guest pilot originally from the West Midlands England was inspired to fly at a young age. From bird watching to R/C planes and home simulators, to experiencing flights in various aircraft. Martin Orchard wouldn’t discover his passion of soaring till …

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66: Auto Tows Aero Tows & Winch launching: Bill Daniels

Bill Daniels a retired aerospace engineer and glider pilot joins us on this episode of the podcast. Bill has over 6,000 hours in gliders picking up an FAI Diamond badge along the way. Bill also has over 6,000 hours in powered aircraft. He has written ext…

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65: Mastering The Thermal: Soaring expert and author Dale Masters

Don’t miss this episode of the podcast! Our guest pilot joins us with over 30 years of experience and is a soaring master. Dale Masters has logged over 15,000 hours in the sky and loves a challenge when it comes to finding lift. Dale says he has found a …

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64: Soaring In Paradise With Aerobatics Gliding Team Member James Alaggio

On this episode James Alaggio talks with us about his adventures soaring in a place where you can get a 1000 foot tow and stay in the air for hours. James has been flying gliders since he was 13 and since then he has flown all over the world. James is a …

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63: Close Encounters And Cracked Canopies: Engin Kurutepe flying the LS4 in Berlin Germany

On this episode we join our guest pilot Engin Kurutepe in Berlin Germany as he shares his adventures with us flying the LS4 and more. Engin is also a software engineer and has been working on a project to help glider pilots obtain more info before gettin…

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62: From The Saddle To The Cockpit: Barbora Moravcova Czech Republic National Gliding Team Member

On this episode we join Barbora Moravcova in the Czech republic. She has over 1,000 hours in the cockpit and earlier this year competed in the Women’s World’s Gliding Championships in Australia. She has also flown in the Junior World’s in Hungary. Hear h…

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61: Wind Your Watch: Walt Rogers Discus 2a pilot and weather guru

On this episode we talk with Walt Rogers, Discus 2a pilot and a weather guru. Walt started his Soaring adventure in southern California at El Mirage in the 1970’s and became a contest pilot in standard class gliders in the 1980’s. Walt has been involved …

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