Aviation

55: An L-23 Called Oba: Matthew is a Civil Air Patrol member and Student Pilot

On this episode of the podcast our guest pilot joins us from the state of New York where he flies with the Civil Air Patrol. He shares with us some of his adventures. On one occasion the canopy opened while in flight ! He will also talk to us about the c…

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54: Too Low Too Slow: Asvath Ravichandran Glider Pilot with a Masters in computational aerodynamics

Today our guest pilot is Asvath Ravichandran. Asvath left his home country to pursue his masters degree in Germany where he discovered gliders and soon started his soaring adventure. Asvath has flown the ASK 13, Schleicher K8, Ka6E, Piret SZD-30, K4 and …

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53: Leaping From The Edge Of Space: Brian Utley Soaring Record holder and World War II Survivor (Part One)

On this episode we rejoin Brian Utley to hear the rest of his aviation adventure that really was started after seeing aircraft flying overhead during the Battle Of Britain. Later he would Soar all over the globe and into the record books with records tha…

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52: Broken Canopy: Brian Utley Soaring Hall Of Fame Member Part Two

On this episode of the podcast we talk to a glider pilot and member of the Soaring hall of fame Brian Utley. Brian’s interest in aviation started at a very young age in Europe at the start of World War II with the sky above him filling up with aircraft. …

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51: Strong Thermals Big Sink: Ines Engelhardt

On this episode of the podcast lady aviator Ines Engelhardt joins us. She is a competition glider pilot flying near Berlin Germany who has just returned from flying In the 2020 Women’s World Gliding Championships. Today she talks to us about her aviation…

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50: Turbulence: Keith Schwab Glider Pilot With a PHD in physics

On this episode of the podcast we talk with Keith Schwab a glider pilot with a PhD in physics who didn’t always love flying in fact, While on a commercial flight crossing the Atlantic in some very extreme turbulence he found himself stuck in the bathroom…

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49: Soaring Namibia:Gaetano Benicasa Glider and Airline Pilot

On This episode we take a soaring journey with our guest pilot Gaetano Benicasa an airline pilot from Italy who also loves flying gliders. He just returned from Namibia Africa, one of the most spectacular soaring sites on the planet. He will share his st…

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48: Four Six Whiskey My First Girlfriend: David MacVeigh

On this episode we talk with aviator David MacVeigh who will soon celebrate his first glider ride fifty years ago. Since then he has accumulated 1100 hours in gliders and 550 hours in powered. He also has 40 to 50 hours in ultralight aircraft. David also…

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47: Condor Soaring with Chris Wedgwood Of The Soaring Flight Simulator Condor

On this episode we join Chris Wedgwood of Condor, the complete soaring simulator. Chris joins us from France to tell us how Condor got it’s wings. He shares his journey with us and the journey of Condor and how it’s helping to teach people to fly all ove…

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46: Boxing The Wake With Student Pilot Connor

On this episode a young aviator joins us to share his aviation journey. Connor shares with us how his interest in powered planes led him to gliders. Hear what happened when he was boxing the wake on his pre solo flight. Just one of his stories he shares….

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