Aviation

14: Austria and the alps: Learning to Soar above the Alps With Clemens Ceipek

On this episode Chuck talks to Clemens Ceipek a glider pilot who grew up and learned to fly in the Austria Alps. Check out Clemens blog at www.chessintheair.com he also is on twitter @chessintheair Join us now as we listen to his adventures soaring the s…

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13: Bruno Vassel Interview

Join us on this episode as we chat with Bruno Vassel, a gentleman you may know from his youtube video’s of soaring. He also was interviewed on the weather channel as well as recently being part of the SSA webinars. Bruno has competed in sailplane competi…

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12: I need more G’s! : Laura Radigan An Aerobatic Pilots Story

Today we jump in the cockpit with an aerobatic pilot Laura Radigan as she walks us through a day in the life of a aerobatic pilot. Laura has her powered license as well as her glider license. She has a power glider rating as well as a seaplane rating. La…

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11: Adventures and finding a way to fly With Ted Reynolds

Today we find we find ourselves near the southern edge of the Mendocino mountains in northern California. Ted Reynolds talks to us about his journey to soaring and some of his adventures in the air. Join us now for episode 11 on Soaring the sky ! You can…

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10: Falling from the sky to Soaring where birds fly: Mike Pilert

In this episode Chuck talks to Mike Pilert who has been jumping out of airplanes for over 48 years. Mike jumped into aviation with sport parachuting and then made his way to powered and sailplanes. Join us now for his story on episode ten, Soaring the sk…

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09: Third Generation Pilot : Olivia’s Story

Join Us as we talk to a young lady that is following in her Grandfather and fathers footsteps. She is a  power rated pilot as well as a glider pilot that loves everything about flying. Olivia shares her stories with us now on soaring the sky !

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08: Perlan II Project Pilot Miguel Inturmendi

Today we sit down with Miguel Iturmendi a test pilot with the perlan II Project as he shares his soaring adventures. Sit back and enjoy hearing his story as we soar to new heights on soaring the sky !

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07: Soaring through the lens of a glider pilot: Joe Capra Photographer & Glider Pilot

In this episode meet Joe Capra ! A power rated pilot as well as a glider pilot and time lapse photographer. Join us as we talk to Joe as he shares his story behind the lens and under the canopy. From taking pictures in Iceland to soaring in big thermals …

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06: Finding wave in Tampa Bay? Bruce Patton, Tow Pilot & Glider Pilot

On this episode our guest is Bruce Patton From Sunny Florida ! Bruce is a Tow pilot as well as a Glider Pilot instructor. Today Bruce shares some of his unusual flights in Florida and other parts of the country. Bruce and Chuck also talk about the pros a…

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05: Grass Strips and Glass Ships: Chris Snyder Merlin Soaring

Join Chuck and today’s Guest Chris Snyder from the Merlin Soaring Association in Richmond Virginia ! Chris shares how he discovered gliders after flying powered and shares some interesting stories from his first ride to buying his first glider. Join us n…

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