Aviation

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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60: Aviate Navigate Communicate: Max Brune flying the HPH 304c out of Germany

Today a young pilot joins us from Oerlinghausen Germany to share his aviation adventure flying sailplanes and taking it to the next level soaring cross country. Max Brune grew up around aviation with his parents both being glider instructors. His first f…

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59: Sharing A Ship To Soar: Dennis Linnekin Competition Glider Pilot and Airline Captain

Today we talk with Dennis Linnekin, Airline Captain, Tow Pilot & Glider Pilot. Dennis has flown gliders all over the U.S and has had the chance to experience different soaring conditions. He has flown in many competitions as well and brings us some great…

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58: Soaring And Social Distancing: Daniel Sazhin World Record Holder & U.S Nightly Soaring Contest Director

A U.S and World record holder in soaring joins us today. Daniel Sazhin has completed many badges including a 750Km as well as the 1000km. He also holds a world distance record as well as distance records in New Jersey. To check out a list of his many soa…

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57: Soaring is REAL flying: Ulrich Beinert Airline Pilot and Glider Pilot

Landing out is always a possibility while Soaring. Our guest shares with us a close call he had while having to land out. Ulrich Beinert joins us to share his story. From using one of the original Microsoft flight simulators to having an aviation career …

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56: Clues In The Clouds: Matt Kuehn Soaring gliders since the 1970’s

On this episode of the podcast we take a flight across the United States to do some Soaring in Southern California. While there we talk to Matt a glider pilot that has been Soaring since the early 70’s. He has had alot of experience flying different glid…

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