Aviation

110: Show Me A Sine: Making Waves In The Sierra Mountains

On this episode our friend Tom Coussens catches up with Zach Yamauchi who just had a 1039 Kilometer Flight inmountain wave in the Sierraas. Zach takes us along on this flight so we can see and feel what it’s like to experience this amazing flight and wha…

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109: Crash Landings & Mid Air Collisions

On this episode we bring you several short soaring stories from glider pilots all over the globe & celebrate another exciting year here on the podcast. From Crash landing in the Frence Alps to bailing out after a mid air collision. These are just some of…

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108: A Soaring Fix From The Gliding Junkie

On this episode we bring you a guest host and a guest pilot! Barbora, AKA The Gliding Junkie on Instagram is a member of the Czech National Gliding Team, Flight Instructor and comes from a family of Aviators with both her parents being pilots. Any free t…

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Bonus Episode: A Bird‘s Eye View With Stefan Langer

Hello Soaring community and welcome back to the podcast! This is our second bonus episode from some of our most played interviews and this time we bring you our chat with Stefan Langer! So grab your favorite beverage and enjoy our chat with Stefan. 
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107: Nixus Fly-By-Wire Project & Long Cross Country Flights: Zach Yamauchi Interview

Our guest today is Zach Yamauchi a 23 year old glider pilot and Aerospace Engineer currently  working for a company foccused on unmanned aircraft. Zach learned how to fly gliders while attending Cal Poly. He also had the oppertunity to work on the Nixus …

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Bonus Episode: Perlan Project

Miguel Iturmendi, one of the pilots from the Perlan project as he answers your questions and shares his adventures flying super high altitudes and what it’s like soaring in the only pressurized glider in the world. Is it possible to fly the Perlan Ship o…

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106: World‘s Most Interesting Man: Gavin McClurg

Gavin McClurg is an, author, adventurer, public speaker and host of the podcast Cloudbase Mayhem. He has flown in Alaska being the first person to traverse the full length of the Alaska range by foot and paraglider. He became the first American to compet…

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Rock Polishing, Low Saves & Launch Pads: Tom Coussens Interview

 

 

Our episode today includes stories about getting caught in dust devils, low saves and Space X? Our guest Tom Coussens has experienced all that and more! Tom’s aviation journey starts when his Dad spots a P-51 Mustang back in the mid 50’s and then l…

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104: American Flying A JS3 The Alps: Howie BoHl Interview

On this episode of the podcast we head just outside of L.A and join our Co Producer Mitch! He is going to share with you his interview with Glider Pilot Howie Bohl, Howie comes from a long line of aviators starting with his great grandfather who started …

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103: 1st Virtual Sailplane Grand Prix Champion: Ben Fest Interview

We are honored and happy to bring you our Interview with German pilot Ben Fest! He has made history by becoming the first ever World Champion of an eSport contest in any aeronautical discipline! Ben joins us to share his adventures and journey not only i…

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