Aviation

27: Cross Country Flights & Buying Your First Glider Chris Snyder & Joe Capra

On this episode we hear from two guest pilots. Chris from Richmond Virginia tells us about his recent first cross country flight and flying in a thermal with a eagle. He also tells us about how his club is teaching young aviators how to fly working with …

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26: Soaring And The Schweizer Family With Paul Schweizer

On this episode Paul Schweizer joins the podcast to tell us about his journey and how his father and his two uncles taught themselves how to fly and start the Schweizer Aircraft company. He also shares with us his journey to soaring the gliders we all ha…

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25: Woman’s Soaring Pilot’s Association Member & Glider Instructor Mary Rust

On this episode Mary Rust Joins Chuck to tell her story that began flying with her father in a J3 Cub over the corn fields of South Dakota. She later started her training in gliders out of a glider port in California. Mary is a member of the Woman’s Soar…

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24: Cross Country Flying California To Maine With Riley Speidel Live At Oshkosh 2019

Join us on this episode as we hit the road and talk with a young pilot who thru soaring was able to at the age of just 14 fly from California to maine ! Riley Speidel and her father talk to Chuck on location at Airventure Oshkosh 2019 50th Anniversary ce…

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23: From The 2-33 To The First Lady Soaring With Rob Crone

In this episode Rob Crone talks to Chuck about his aviation journey. Rob tells us how during a flight with his mother immigrating to this country from Germany the Captain announced that Apollo 11 had just landed on the moon. That moment gave him his insp…

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22: Soaring Onto The Silver Screen With Jason Stephens CFI-G SEL/Mel

On this episode Jason Stephens owner of Arizona Soaring, the largest glider school in the USA talks with Chuck about his aviation career and adventures. Jason is a CFI-G SEL/MEL and had his first solo flight in a glider at the age of 14. By the age of 21…

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21: A Hangar Full Of History Bob Armstrong

In this episode we take the studio on the road to a grass strip and hangar in Western Maryland where we find Bob Armstrong a second generation aviator and his fully restored Schweizer SGU 1-19. He shares with us his adventures flying this aircraft over O…

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20: The Wings Of A Champion : A Chat With Sebastian Kawa

On this episode Sebastian Kawa from southern Poland Joins us to tell his story. He holds 31 medals in World and European competitions and is the most titled glider pilot in history! He is a second generation glider pilot and is also known for his book “S…

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19: Just Add Water With Omegatau Podcast Host Markus Volter

On this episode a glider pilot from Southern Germany, Markus Volter shares with us his adventures flying over the black forest, the Alps of Germany and the Alpine regions of France. He also explains the importance of water in cross country soaring for th…

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18: Flip of the Coin : Keith Chandler Interview From The United Kingdom

In this episode meet Keith Chandler a glider pilot and instructor from the United Kingdom who has logged over 2,500 launches and has over 1,200 hours in sailplanes. He also incorporates his glider flights while he is on holiday and has flown all over the…

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