Aviation

134: MiniMoas, Flying Fire Trucks & Sharing the Transferable Skill: Keith Eyler Interview

On this episode Keith Eyler joins us and shares his aviation journey and adventures. When Keith is not fighting fires in the Air Tanker with Cal Fire, he loves intorducing and sharing soaring with others. He has over 10,000 glider tows as a tow pilot…

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133: Soaring Below Sea Level: Natan Elsberg

On this episode we will be soaring below sea level! In order to do that we will be heading to Isreal where we meet Natan Elsberg. He will be sharing his amazing soaring adventures over the Dead Sea and many other places! Natan has hundreds of hours l…

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132: 2022 A Year In Review

Your votes are in! What was the most downloaded podcast episode for 2022? Barbora, The Gliding Junkie joins Chuck to countdown and talk about the best of and most liked episodes on social media. They will also be playing some of the best moments of t…

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131: Engineered To Soar: Adriana’s aviation adventure

Born in Guadalajara, Mexico, Adriana Barragan grew her passion for life, beauty, science and freedom. During her childhood and teens, she was exposed to disciplined arts and sports that would let her develop her spirit and realize the power of the mi…

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130: Paragliding & Sailplanes: An aviation adventure with Wim Decrook In Belgium

On Today’s episode we head to Belgium to chat with Wim DeCrooK, a competition paraglider pilot with over 1000 hours. Before finding his sweet spot in the cockpit of a sailplane, Wim competed alot! He was ranked 2nd in the Serial class at the British …

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129: Soaring & Simulation: Getting the most out of your simulator experience

For this edition of the podcast Scott Manley joins us to talk about how we can use simulation as a powerful tool to learn and also have some fun while we are on the ground. Scott has been an educator and flight instructor for years but recentlry he has b…

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128: Soaring In The Junior Worlds & OLC Rookie Of The Year: David McMaster & Laura Stern Interviews

Today we will be hearing from two guest pilots! first we will head over to the soaring capital of America, Harris Hill In New York state and chat with our first guest pilot David McMaster! David comes from a large family with lots of aviation history tha…

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A Mission To Soar In Montana & The Dust Devil Dash 2022: John Foster Interview, Doug Fronius

On this episode we will first head to the great Northwest where we find John Foster, our guest pilot soaring over the rocky mountains in Montana. Now this is in a part of the soaring world we have not heard too much about here on the podcast so I was hap…

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126: From Sailing to Soaring & The Women’s World Gliding Championship 2022: Georgia Schofield & Barbora Moracova

On this episode we first join Photographer, Videographer & glider pilot Georgia Schofield of New Zealand! Today she shares her gliding adventures soaring all over the world, recently visiting several glider ports. Georgia also has already competed in a c…

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125: Western Mountain Soaring & The Deadly Trap of Microburst

Western mountain air often generates super-charged thermals, endless convergence lines, and very high cloud bases – epic conditions for epic flights. On this episode we join Clemens Ceipek from Chess in the Air on a soaring journey over the 55 tallest pe…

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