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SMAC082 – Ever Wonder What it’s Like to Fly a Corporate Jet? Find Out in this Episode!

Pre-Flight Checklist Carl, Eric and Rick are here interviewing Tom Wachowski of the Private Jet Podcast. Update on Log Ten Pro: Rick had an update on his pick of the week Log10Pro. Log10Pro is not currently compatible with iCloud. When the problem is fixed there should be an update, which is usually a free update…

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SMAC081 – Reducing Risk in Aviation & Flying around Iceland

Pre-Flight Checklist Carl is recording from near Sky Manor Airport in Pittstown, NJ where he watched balloons taking off this evening. Sean is out this week but everyone else is here and ready to go! Cruise Flight Victoria visited Iceland, where she got to see about 75% of the country. She said General Aviation is well represented…

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SMAC080 – Flying Around Volcanoes, Oxygen Deprivation and Pressurization

Pre-Flight Checklist The comment period for proposed rule making related to what can be stored in airport hangers has been extended until October 6th. You can find more details about this in Episode 079 as well as the link to comment. Aviation Careers Podcast is hosting another webinar September 30th, this one titled Should You Become an Airline…

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SMAC079 – What’s in your hangar? The Government wants to know.

Pre-Flight Checklist The Plymouth Air Show is Saturday, September 27th in Plymouth, Massachusetts 10-3 at the Plymouth Airport. The featured attraction is an acrobatics show with Mike Goulian. The event is free and Rick will be there. The Stuart Air Show in Stuart, Florida is November 1st & 2nd, with a special night show and Halloween festivities…

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SMAC078 Obtaining Your Instrument Rating

Pre-Flight Checklist Everyone is here tonight except for Sean, starting the discussion with airplane shaped foods. Cruise Flight Victoria kicks us off with a discussion of getting her Instrument Flight Rating and keeping your rating. This leads into a discussion of best practices for training, and how to handle communicating with the tower and keeping…

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SMAC077 Regaining your Currency And A Surprise Guest

Pre-Flight Checklist We have a surprise guest host this week! Also this week is the AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Cruise Flight This week’s main discussion is on getting current in single engine after a long hiatus. Practice techniques to keep current or “knock the rust off” Finding the time and money to afford practice Len discusses…

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SMAC076 What We Can Learn from Asiana Flight 214

Pre-Flight Checklist The crew is here along with special guest Bill English, Lead Accident Investigator on Asiana Flight 214. Mr. English is an Investigator-in-Charge for the Major Investigations Division for the National Transportation Safety Board headquartered in Washington, D.C. Mr. English also worked for the FAA and has a background in navigation. Cruise Flight This week’s…

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SMAC075 A first flight to Colombia, Flying the P2006T Tecnam and more.

Pre-Flight Checklist The crew is here except for Victoria who had to take the night off. It’s hot hot hot!! Shout outs from Rick for Andrew Blanchard getting his CFI at Purdue and Sam Debartolo who passed his written for his Private and possibly did his long cross-country! Cruise Flight Carl made his first flight…

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SMAC074 Interview With Air Show Announcer Rob Reider

Pre-Flight Checklist The whole crew is here with a special guest, discussing the wonders of air shows Cruise Flight Tonight’s show is a discussion of air shows, with special guest Rob Reider. You can also find Rob on Facebook. Pilot since 1982 Announcing Air Shows since 1978 Announced at 146 air shows all over the country…

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