Aviation

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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45: Glider Rides: Scott Manley 2019 SSA Chairman’s Award Winner

On this episode of the podcast our guest discovered his love for gliders after he learned to fly powered. His aviation journey started even before he owned his first car. Our guest pilot holds a Commercial Airplane single engine land & sea and his Commer…

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44: Having A Blast Flying The Task With Paul Remde And His DG-1000s

On todays episode we talk with a gentleman who started his aviation adventure flying gliders in 1990. He holds all the FAI badge legs excluding the altitude badge. He has flown in many soaring contest and holds 10 Minnesota soaring records. He currently …

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43: Land In The Dirt and You Won’t Get Hurt: Andrew White Flight Instructor Soaring In Australia

On this episode of the podcast we head to Lake Keepit Australia home of the 10th FAI Women’s World Gliding Championships to talk with Andrew White flight instructor, as he shares with us what it’s like to catch a thermal and go up to 15,000 feet ! He als…

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