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21.FIVE - Professional Pilots Podcast

English, Leisure/Hobby/Lifestyle, 1 season, 123 episodes, 19 minutes
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A podcast for Professional Pilots, by Professional Pilots. Join hosts Dylan and Max, both professional pilots with backgrounds in Flight Instructing, Airlines, and Business Aviation, on their quest to improve as travelers, pilots, and professionals. Expect to find interesting conversations with industry experts in a variety of aviation fields, thought-provoking discussions on hot topics, and hilarious stories from the (sometimes) wild aviation industry. Whether you’re corporate, airline, charter, or anywhere in between, you’ll love our fresh and often funny take on all things aviation.Come find us online at 21fivepodcast.com and connect with us via Insta/Facebook/Twitter: @21fivepodcast
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123. The Furlough Flute returns, is more trouble ahead? w/ James Onieal

James Onieal joins us to unpack the rollercoaster of recent airline developments—from unexpected furlough announcements to hiring surges at major carriers like UPS. We explore the emotional and professional impacts of such turbulent times on pilots, emphasizing the critical importance of resilience and strategic career planning.  Show Notes 0:00 Breaking News 6:06 Advice For Pilots Being Furloughed 23:20 Information Without Context 33:38 Furloughed Mindset 42:19 Starting over at age 40? Book a strategy session with James Onieal 21Five's Youtube Channel Connect with us on LinkedIn Our sponsors: Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airlines' plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—anywhere, at any time. We do this by providing high-quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service training modules delivered via the web using a world-class online aviation training system. Visit aircrewacademy.com to learn more! Tim Pope is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and a pilot. His financial planning practice provides services to aviation professionals and aviation 401k plans. Tim helps clients pursue their financial goals by defining them, organizing & optimizing resources, planning, implementing, and monitoring their financial plan. Visit https://link.21fivepodcast.com/timothy-pope to learn more. Click Here to Schedule a Meeting Employee Compensation Software That Answers "What's the Going Rate?" The AirComp Calculator™ is business aviation’s only online compensation analysis system. It can provide precise compensation ranges for 14 business aviation positions in six aircraft classes at over 50 locations throughout the United States in seconds. VAERUS MEANS RIGHT, TRUE, AND REAL.Buy or sell an aircraft the right way, using a true partner, to make your dream of flight real. Connect with Brooks at Vaerus Jet Sales | Learn more about the DC-3 Referral Program Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates. The statements made in this show are our own opinions and do not reflect, nor were they under any direction of any of our employers.
4/16/202458 minutes, 57 seconds
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122. Straight Talk with Ted: Flying the Widebodies

They guys check in with their college buddy Ted to get the real story on what it's like to fly the 787. Plus: Mailbag and Flight Advice Show Notes 0:00 Intro & Updates 7:53 Hard Landing Book Club 14:29 Straight Talk With Ted 23:19 Trip Scheduling & Crew Positions 44:49 Listener Reviews 48:21 Mailbag: Audio / Non Rev / 141 Program / Tim Pope 1:02:45 Flight Advice: Pilot Job Regardless of Salary Hard Landing: The Epic Contest for Power and Profits That Plunged the Airlines into Chaos by Thomas Petzinger Jr Tim Pope is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and a pilot. His financial planning practice provides services to aviation professionals and aviation 401k plans. Tim helps clients pursue their financial goals by defining them, organizing & optimizing resources, planning, implementing, and monitoring their financial plan. Visit https://link.21fivepodcast.com/timothy-pope to learn more. Check out Tim's new podcast: The Pilot Money Podcast Join us in supporting the Pilot Mental Health Campaign by making adonating. Listener Rick S will match 21.Five listeners donations up to $1000! 21Five's Youtube Channel Connect with us on LinkedIn Our sponsors: Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airlines' plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—anywhere, at any time. We do this by providing high-quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service training modules delivered via the web using a world-class online aviation training system. Visit aircrewacademy.com to learn more! Tim Pope is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and a pilot. His financial planning practice provides services to aviation professionals and aviation 401k plans. Tim helps clients pursue their financial goals by defining them, organizing & optimizing resources, planning, implementing, and monitoring their financial plan. Visit https://link.21fivepodcast.com/timothy-pope to learn more. Check out Tim's new podcast: The Pilot Money Podcast Employee Compensation Software That Answers "What's the Going Rate?" The AirComp Calculator™ is business aviation’s only online compensation analysis system. It can provide precise compensation ranges for 14 business aviation positions in six aircraft classes at over 50 locations throughout the United States in seconds. VAERUS MEANS RIGHT, TRUE, AND REAL.Buy or sell an aircraft the right way, using a true partner, to make your dream of flight real. Connect with Brooks at Vaerus Jet Sales | Learn more about the DC-3 Referral Program Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates. The statements made in this show are our own opinions and do not reflect, nor were they under any direction of any of our employers.
4/9/20241 hour, 13 minutes, 45 seconds
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121. How do I navigate the significant financial implications of my new airline contract?

Timothy P. Pope, CFP, joins the guys to discuss the significant financial implications of the new Southwest Airlines contract for pilots, focusing on pay raises, bonuses, and enhanced retirement contributions. Pope emphasizes strategic financial planning to navigate these changes, including tax considerations and the benefits of market-based cash balance plans. The conversation highlights Tim's expertise in financial planning for pilots, offering practical advice for maximizing financial well-being in light of the contract updates. Show Notes 3:35 Southwest’s Ratification Bonus & Other Changes 10:28 Preparing Clients for the Future 16:59 Market-Based Cash Balance Plan 20:44 Disability Benefits 27:32 Imputed Income 29:45 Final Takeaways Tim Pope is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and a pilot. His financial planning practice provides services to aviation professionals and aviation 401k plans. Tim helps clients pursue their financial goals by defining them, organizing & optimizing resources, planning, implementing, and monitoring their financial plan. Visit https://link.21fivepodcast.com/timothy-pope to learn more. Check out Tim's new podcast: The Pilot Money Podcast Join us in supporting the Pilot Mental Health Campaign by making adonating. Listener Rick S will match 21.Five listeners donations up to $1000! 21Five's Youtube Channel Connect with us on LinkedIn Our sponsors: Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airlines' plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—anywhere, at any time. We do this by providing high-quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service training modules delivered via the web using a world-class online aviation training system. Visit aircrewacademy.com to learn more! Employee Compensation Software That Answers "What's the Going Rate?" The AirComp Calculator™ is business aviation’s only online compensation analysis system. It can provide precise compensation ranges for 14 business aviation positions in six aircraft classes at over 50 locations throughout the United States in seconds. VAERUS MEANS RIGHT, TRUE, AND REAL.Buy or sell an aircraft the right way, using a true partner, to make your dream of flight real. Connect with Brooks at Vaerus Jet Sales | Learn more about the DC-3 Referral Program Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates. The statements made in this show are our own opinions and do not reflect, nor were they under any direction of any of our employers.
4/2/202436 minutes, 28 seconds
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120. PJP Drama, Non-Rev adventures, and Internship Strategies

The guys recap their vacations and Max talks about playing the non-rev game // The latest PJP drama (recorded prior to the release of JC's rebuttal video) // We've both performed go-arounds recently, Dylan and Max both reflect // Mailbag: Clarity Aloft vs. Bose Proflight, More jumpseat headset observations, EVTOL thoughts // Flight Advice: #1 - College student asks for advice on applying for internships. #2 - Should I sign a training contract in a cadet program? Advanced Aircrew Academy's Blog Join us in supporting the Pilot Mental Health Campaign by making adonating. Listener Rick S will match 21.Five listeners donations up to $1000! 21Five's Youtube Channel Connect with us on LinkedIn Our sponsors: Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airlines' plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—anywhere, at any time. We do this by providing high-quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service training modules delivered via the web using a world-class online aviation training system. Visit aircrewacademy.com to learn more! Tim Pope is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and a pilot. His financial planning practice provides services to aviation professionals and aviation 401k plans. Tim helps clients pursue their financial goals by defining them, organizing & optimizing resources, planning, implementing, and monitoring their financial plan. Visit https://link.21fivepodcast.com/timothy-pope to learn more. Check out Tim's new podcast: The Pilot Money Podcast Employee Compensation Software That Answers "What's the Going Rate?" The AirComp Calculator™ is business aviation’s only online compensation analysis system. It can provide precise compensation ranges for 14 business aviation positions in six aircraft classes at over 50 locations throughout the United States in seconds. VAERUS MEANS RIGHT, TRUE, AND REAL.Buy or sell an aircraft the right way, using a true partner, to make your dream of flight real. Connect with Brooks at Vaerus Jet Sales | Learn more about the DC-3 Referral Program Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates. The statements made in this show are our own opinions and do not reflect, nor were they under any direction of any of our employers.
3/26/202459 minutes, 43 seconds
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119. What's Next for Aviation? Unpacking EVOTL Technology with Billy Nolen

Billy Nolen, Chief Safety Officer for Archer and former FAA Administrator, joins us to update us on the EVTOL space. Billy gets us up to speed on the latest regulator news as well as technology EVTOLs are operating. We ask Billy everyone's burning question: will I be able to fly one with my fixed wing certificate? 5:06 EVTOLs & Time Savings 12:28 Training, Certification, Integration 21:48 Manufacturing & Ease of Use 31:43 Safety, Design & Cost 50:01 Creating Change: Pilot Mental Health 55:03 Mandatory Retirement Age Learn more about Archer EVTOLs Connect with Billy Nolen on LinkedIn Join us in supporting the Pilot Mental Health Campaign by making adonating. Listener Rick S will match 21.Five listeners donations up to $1000! 21Five's Youtube Channel Connect with us on LinkedIn Our sponsors: Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airlines' plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—anywhere, at any time. We do this by providing high-quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service training modules delivered via the web using a world-class online aviation training system. Visit aircrewacademy.com to learn more! Tim Pope is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and a pilot. His financial planning practice provides services to aviation professionals and aviation 401k plans. Tim helps clients pursue their financial goals by defining them, organizing & optimizing resources, planning, implementing, and monitoring their financial plan. Visit https://link.21fivepodcast.com/timothy-pope to learn more. Check out Tim's new podcast: The Pilot Money Podcast Employee Compensation Software That Answers "What's the Going Rate?" The AirComp Calculator™ is business aviation’s only online compensation analysis system. It can provide precise compensation ranges for 14 business aviation positions in six aircraft classes at over 50 locations throughout the United States in seconds. VAERUS MEANS RIGHT, TRUE, AND REAL.Buy or sell an aircraft the right way, using a true partner, to make your dream of flight real. Connect with Brooks at Vaerus Jet Sales | Learn more about the DC-3 Referral Program Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates. The statements made in this show are our own opinions and do not reflect, nor were they under any direction of any of our employers.
3/12/20241 hour, 4 minutes, 39 seconds
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118. Should I fight or embrace pilot job FOMO?

The guys discuss the NTSB report on the Challenger 604 crash in Naples // Mailbag: What's our opinion on Meowing on Guard, More comments on the headset in the jumpseat discussion, Feedback on training episode, Listener meets Dylan at PHX // Flight Advice, Texas Style: San Antonio based Medivac pilot loves his job but wonders if he's missing out? Plus: Houston corporate pilot has a great gig but is still experiencing FOMO. PMHC Matching Donation Link 21Five's Youtube Channel Connect with us on LinkedIn Our sponsors: Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airlines' plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—anywhere, at any time. We do this by providing high-quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service training modules delivered via the web using a world-class online aviation training system. Visit aircrewacademy.com to learn more! Tim Pope is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and a pilot. His financial planning practice provides services to aviation professionals and aviation 401k plans. Tim helps clients pursue their financial goals by defining them, organizing & optimizing resources, planning, implementing, and monitoring their financial plan. Visit https://link.21fivepodcast.com/timothy-pope to learn more. Check out Tim's new podcast: The Pilot Money Podcast Employee Compensation Software That Answers "What's the Going Rate?" The AirComp Calculator™ is business aviation’s only online compensation analysis system. It can provide precise compensation ranges for 14 business aviation positions in six aircraft classes at over 50 locations throughout the United States in seconds. VAERUS MEANS RIGHT, TRUE, AND REAL.Buy or sell an aircraft the right way, using a true partner, to make your dream of flight real. Connect with Brooks at Vaerus Jet Sales | Learn more about the DC-3 Referral Program Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates. The statements made in this show are our own opinions and do not reflect, nor were they under any direction of any of our employers.
3/5/202445 minutes, 20 seconds
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117. Pro Pilot's Side Quest: What's it Like Being a DPE?

In this episode, we're joined by Seth Lake, SWA Pilot and an FAA Designated Pilot Examiner (DPE), who shares invaluable insights into the life of a DPE and its potential as a side gig for professional pilots. Seth delves into the current dynamics of the flight training industry, outlines the qualifications necessary to become a DPE, and offers strategic advice to make your application stand out. Beyond the intricacies of becoming a DPE, Seth provides essential checkride tips for student pilots. The episode wraps up with a memorable story from Seth, recounting a humorous experience with a nervous student during a checkride. Links Seth mentions in the interview: Dynamic Regulatory System: Home of the 8900.1, which is the Flight Standards Information Management System.  Volume 5, Chapter 2 acts as our guidebook for conducting practical tests as DPEs. 8000.95 Designee Management Policy - Lists the specific qualifications needed by pilots applying to be a DPE in Chapter 2. 8000.2C  General Aviation Airman Designee Handbook - Most of this is superseded by the 8900.1 and 8000.95, but we still use Ch 7, Sect 2-11 & 13-21 Designee Management System (DMS) - This website is where we manage our practical tests and where users need to create an account in order to apply to become a DPE. Designee Registration System (DRS) - This website has the online training portal for the DPE training you need to accomplish before being designated. Learn more about Seth Lake's company, VSL Aero Connect with Seth Lake on LinkedIn Join us in supporting the Pilot Mental Health Campaign by making adonating. Listener Rick S will match 21.Five listeners donations up to $1000! 21Five's Youtube Channel Connect with us on LinkedIn Our sponsors: Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airlines' plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—anywhere, at any time. We do this by providing high-quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service training modules delivered via the web using a world-class online aviation training system. Visit aircrewacademy.com to learn more! Tim Pope is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and a pilot. His financial planning practice provides services to aviation professionals and aviation 401k plans. Tim helps clients pursue their financial goals by defining them, organizing & optimizing resources, planning, implementing, and monitoring their financial plan. Visit https://link.21fivepodcast.com/timothy-pope to learn more. Check out Tim's new podcast: The Pilot Money Podcast Employee Compensation Software That Answers "What's the Going Rate?" The AirComp Calculator™ is business aviation’s only online compensation analysis system. It can provide precise compensation ranges for 14 business aviation positions in six aircraft classes at over 50 locations throughout the United States in seconds. VAERUS MEANS RIGHT, TRUE, AND REAL.Buy or sell an aircraft the right way, using a true partner, to make your dream of flight real. Connect with Brooks at Vaerus Jet Sales | Learn more about the DC-3 Referral Program Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates. The statements made in this show are our own opinions and do not reflect, nor were they under any direction of any of our employers.
2/27/202454 minutes, 42 seconds
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116. Challenger 350 vs Gulfstream G280: debating the best super-mid bizjet

Challenger 350 vs. Gulfstream G280: with limited knowledge and poorly researched facts, Dylan and Max try to settle the debate on which super-mid is better // Mailbag: Listener shares crop dusting story, should I plug in headset in the jumpseat, Listener Rick offers to match donations to PMHC up to $1000! // Flight Advice: Ben Fuller from International Trip Planning Services joins us to explain the new Mexican Permit process. PMHC Matching Donation Link International Trip Planning Services Questions for Benjamin Fuller can be sent to: [email protected] 21Five's Youtube Channel Connect with us on LinkedIn Our sponsors: Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airlines' plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—anywhere, at any time. We do this by providing high-quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service training modules delivered via the web using a world-class online aviation training system. Visit aircrewacademy.com to learn more! Tim Pope is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and a pilot. His financial planning practice provides services to aviation professionals and aviation 401k plans. Tim helps clients pursue their financial goals by defining them, organizing & optimizing resources, planning, implementing, and monitoring their financial plan. Visit https://link.21fivepodcast.com/timothy-pope to learn more. Check out Tim's new podcast: The Pilot Money Podcast Employee Compensation Software That Answers "What's the Going Rate?" The AirComp Calculator™ is business aviation’s only online compensation analysis system. It can provide precise compensation ranges for 14 business aviation positions in six aircraft classes at over 50 locations throughout the United States in seconds. VAERUS MEANS RIGHT, TRUE, AND REAL.Buy or sell an aircraft the right way, using a true partner, to make your dream of flight real. Connect with Brooks at Vaerus Jet Sales | Learn more about the DC-3 Referral Program Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates. The statements made in this show are our own opinions and do not reflect, nor were they under any direction of any of our employers.
2/20/20241 hour, 4 minutes, 39 seconds
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115. Eye of the Pilot: The next generation of recurrent training

In this episode, we delve into the world of aviation training with Dave from Advanced Air Crew Academy. As the Director of Instructional Design, Dave shares innovative approaches to enhancing recurrent training for 135 pilots, moving beyond traditional, formulaic methods to scenario-based learning. This technique aims to shift pilots' attitudes towards training, making it more engaging and effective by simulating real-world challenges pilots face. Through Dave's insights, we explore how storytelling and practical, scenario-driven exercises can significantly impact pilots' decision-making skills and overall safety in aviation. Eye of the Pilot: Advanced Aircrew Academy's Scenario Based Training Connect with Dave Smith on LinkedIn Join Dylan and Max in Donating to the PMHC 21Five's Youtube Channel Connect with us on LinkedIn Our sponsors: Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airlines' plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—anywhere, at any time. We do this by providing high-quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service training modules delivered via the web using a world-class online aviation training system. Visit aircrewacademy.com to learn more! Tim Pope is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and a pilot. His financial planning practice provides services to aviation professionals and aviation 401k plans. Tim helps clients pursue their financial goals by defining them, organizing & optimizing resources, planning, implementing, and monitoring their financial plan. Visit https://link.21fivepodcast.com/timothy-pope to learn more. Check out Tim's new podcast: The Pilot Money Podcast Employee Compensation Software That Answers "What's the Going Rate?" The AirComp Calculator™ is business aviation’s only online compensation analysis system. It can provide precise compensation ranges for 14 business aviation positions in six aircraft classes at over 50 locations throughout the United States in seconds. VAERUS MEANS RIGHT, TRUE, AND REAL.Buy or sell an aircraft the right way, using a true partner, to make your dream of flight real. Connect with Brooks at Vaerus Jet Sales | Learn more about the DC-3 Referral Program Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates. The statements made in this show are our own opinions and do not reflect, nor were they under any direction of any of our employers.
2/13/202434 minutes, 42 seconds
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114. How do you deal with an unprofessional Captain?

The guys catch up on their recent adventures including a vist to St. Maarten and a backcountry trip in the Murphey Moose // Failed JetBlue/Spirit merger fallout // Dylan has a Top Gun moment // Mailbag: Listener shares a story of flying with an unprofessional captain, Marriott points follow-up, ground-breaking new beer idea // Flight Advice: Starting your aviation career at 50 years old: what's the fastest way to get to the majors? 21Five's Youtube Channel Connect with us on LinkedIn Our sponsors: Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airlines' plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—anywhere, at any time. We do this by providing high-quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service training modules delivered via the web using a world-class online aviation training system. Visit aircrewacademy.com to learn more! Tim Pope is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and a pilot. His financial planning practice provides services to aviation professionals and aviation 401k plans. Tim helps clients pursue their financial goals by defining them, organizing & optimizing resources, planning, implementing, and monitoring their financial plan. Visit https://link.21fivepodcast.com/timothy-pope to learn more. Check out Tim's new podcast: The Pilot Money Podcast Employee Compensation Software That Answers "What's the Going Rate?" The AirComp Calculator™ is business aviation’s only online compensation analysis system. It can provide precise compensation ranges for 14 business aviation positions in six aircraft classes at over 50 locations throughout the United States in seconds. VAERUS MEANS RIGHT, TRUE, AND REAL.Buy or sell an aircraft the right way, using a true partner, to make your dream of flight real. Connect with Brooks at Vaerus Jet Sales | Learn more about the DC-3 Referral Program Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates. The statements made in this show are our own opinions and do not reflect, nor were they under any direction of any of our employers.
2/6/202445 minutes, 52 seconds
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113. Breaking down barriers to mental health treatment for pilots w/ PMHC.org

We are joined by Brian Bomhoff, founder and executive director of the Pilot Mental Health Campaign. Brian shared his journey from being a pilot and political organizer to spearheading an advocacy group focused on revising FAA regulations related to mental health in aviation. Key discussions included the importance of coherent policy advocacy, the role of personal experiences in shaping policy, and the need for a generational shift in addressing pilot mental health issues. The episode also highlighted significant events like the NTSB roundtable and FAA rulemaking initiatives, emphasizing the urgency of reform in the aviation industry's approach to mental health. Pilot Mental Health Campaign Connect with Brian Bomhoff on LinkedIn Join Dylan and Max in Donating to the PMHC If you’re thinking about suicide, are worried about a friend or loved one, or would like emotional support, the 988 Lifeline network is available 24/7 across the United States. Text/Dial 988 21Five's Youtube Channel Connect with us on LinkedIn Our sponsors: Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airlines' plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—anywhere, at any time. We do this by providing high-quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service training modules delivered via the web using a world-class online aviation training system. Visit aircrewacademy.com to learn more! Tim Pope is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and a pilot. His financial planning practice provides services to aviation professionals and aviation 401k plans. Tim helps clients pursue their financial goals by defining them, organizing & optimizing resources, planning, implementing, and monitoring their financial plan. Visit https://link.21fivepodcast.com/timothy-pope to learn more. Check out Tim's new podcast: The Pilot Money Podcast Employee Compensation Software That Answers "What's the Going Rate?" The AirComp Calculator™ is business aviation’s only online compensation analysis system. It can provide precise compensation ranges for 14 business aviation positions in six aircraft classes at over 50 locations throughout the United States in seconds. VAERUS MEANS RIGHT, TRUE, AND REAL.Buy or sell an aircraft the right way, using a true partner, to make your dream of flight real. Connect with Brooks at Vaerus Jet Sales | Learn more about the DC-3 Referral Program Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates. The statements made in this show are our own opinions and do not reflect, nor were they under any direction of any of our employers.
1/30/202441 minutes, 53 seconds
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112. Should I take the Junior Captain Upgrade? Plus Army Rotor Wing Advice with Sir Nik

New episode format: we're cutting the birthday cake in half! // Mailbag: Should I take the Junior Captain Upgrade at Delta, How can airline pilots earn points and hotel stays [15:00] // Flight Advice: Sir Nik Fialka joins us to advise an Army Rotor Wing pilot on his civilian job strategy [29:30]  Advanced Aircrew Academy Blog on Mental Health Connect with Sir Nik Fialka on LinkedIn 21Five's Youtube Channel Connect with us on LinkedIn Our sponsors: Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airlines' plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—anywhere, at any time. We do this by providing high-quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service training modules delivered via the web using a world-class online aviation training system. Visit aircrewacademy.com to learn more! Tim Pope is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and a pilot. His financial planning practice provides services to aviation professionals and aviation 401k plans. Tim helps clients pursue their financial goals by defining them, organizing & optimizing resources, planning, implementing, and monitoring their financial plan. Visit https://link.21fivepodcast.com/timothy-pope to learn more. Check out Tim's new podcast: The Pilot Money Podcast Employee Compensation Software That Answers "What's the Going Rate?" The AirComp Calculator™ is business aviation’s only online compensation analysis system. It can provide precise compensation ranges for 14 business aviation positions in six aircraft classes at over 50 locations throughout the United States in seconds. VAERUS MEANS RIGHT, TRUE, AND REAL.Buy or sell an aircraft the right way, using a true partner, to make your dream of flight real. Connect with Brooks at Vaerus Jet Sales | Learn more about the DC-3 Referral Program Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates. The statements made in this show are our own opinions and do not reflect, nor were they under any direction of any of our employers.
1/23/202458 minutes, 33 seconds
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111. Is Pilot Hiring Slowing Down? (With James Onieal)

Airplane Management 101 and YouTuber impersinations // Mailbag: 36 year old listener wants to switch careers, What is a Financial Planner, More layover guide updates,  [12:00] // Is pilot hiring slowing down? Why have the cargo airlines stopped hiring? Plus: I have the minimums, why won't the regionals hire me? James Onieal is back to give us the latest state of the job market [22:50] Double Flight Advice: #1 I have a CJO with Spirit but they stopped hiring, what should I do? #2 49 year old at an LCC wonders if he should jump to SWA? [1:08:00] Connect with James on LinkedIn 21Five's Youtube Channel Connect with us on LinkedIn Our sponsors: Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airlines' plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—anywhere, at any time. We do this by providing high-quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service training modules delivered via the web using a world-class online aviation training system. Visit aircrewacademy.com to learn more! Tim Pope is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and a pilot. His financial planning practice provides services to aviation professionals and aviation 401k plans. Tim helps clients pursue their financial goals by defining them, organizing & optimizing resources, planning, implementing, and monitoring their financial plan. Visit https://link.21fivepodcast.com/timothy-pope to learn more. Click Here to Schedule a Meeting Employee Compensation Software That Answers "What's the Going Rate?" The AirComp Calculator™ is business aviation’s only online compensation analysis system. It can provide precise compensation ranges for 14 business aviation positions in six aircraft classes at over 50 locations throughout the United States in seconds. VAERUS MEANS RIGHT, TRUE, AND REAL.Buy or sell an aircraft the right way, using a true partner, to make your dream of flight real. Connect with Brooks at Vaerus Jet Sales | Learn more about the DC-3 Referral Program Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates. The statements made in this show are our own opinions and do not reflect, nor were they under any direction of any of our employers.
12/20/20231 hour, 23 minutes, 37 seconds
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110. Gulfstream's Safety Evolution: Test Pilot Chad Bland on FOQA Data's Role in BizAv

Max is trying to create a bar out of an old wing and battles get-there-itis in his personal airplane // Mailbag: Dylan's Dad explains Control Line Flying, Listener shares some study tips, Updates to TEB Layover Guide, Crewise Starup Company, G280 FPA, More comments on training [19:50] // Chad Bland, Senior Production Test Pilot at Gulfstream, joins us to explore the ways in which Flight Operational Quality Assurance (FOQA) data is utilized in business aviation. [35:30] Story time with Chad: Coast Guard Flying tales [1:10:45] Control Line Flying video Connect with Chad on LinkedIn 21Five's Youtube Channel Connect with us on LinkedIn Our sponsors: Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airlines' plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—anywhere, at any time. We do this by providing high-quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service training modules delivered via the web using a world-class online aviation training system. Visit aircrewacademy.com to learn more! Tim Pope is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and a pilot. His financial planning practice provides services to aviation professionals and aviation 401k plans. Tim helps clients pursue their financial goals by defining them, organizing & optimizing resources, planning, implementing, and monitoring their financial plan. Visit https://link.21fivepodcast.com/timothy-pope to learn more. Click Here to Schedule a Meeting Employee Compensation Software That Answers "What's the Going Rate?" The AirComp Calculator™ is business aviation’s only online compensation analysis system. It can provide precise compensation ranges for 14 business aviation positions in six aircraft classes at over 50 locations throughout the United States in seconds. VAERUS MEANS RIGHT, TRUE, AND REAL.Buy or sell an aircraft the right way, using a true partner, to make your dream of flight real. Connect with Brooks at Vaerus Jet Sales | Learn more about the DC-3 Referral Program Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates. The statements made in this show are our own opinions and do not reflect, nor were they under any direction of any of our employers.
12/5/20231 hour, 17 minutes, 30 seconds
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109. Pilot's Playbook: Top Strategies for Acing Aircraft Training

Dylan and Max recap the fire handle incident, discuss strategies for successfully completing pilot training, and reflect on one of Max's previous flying jobs // Mailbag: Perspective from a high time pilot, Is going to a cargo feeder a good move, and strategies for disabled pilots [56:41] // Flight Advice: I have 4 failed checkrides, will the airlines still hire me? [1:21:30] Pilot Mental Health Campaign (via The Pilots Pandemic Podcast) 21Five's Youtube Channel Connect with us on LinkedIn Our sponsors: Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airlines' plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—anywhere, at any time. We do this by providing high-quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service training modules delivered via the web using a world-class online aviation training system. Visit aircrewacademy.com to learn more! Tim Pope is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and a pilot. His financial planning practice provides services to aviation professionals and aviation 401k plans. Tim helps clients pursue their financial goals by defining them, organizing & optimizing resources, planning, implementing, and monitoring their financial plan. Visit https://link.21fivepodcast.com/timothy-pope to learn more. Click Here to Schedule a Meeting Employee Compensation Software That Answers "What's the Going Rate?" The AirComp Calculator™ is business aviation’s only online compensation analysis system. It can provide precise compensation ranges for 14 business aviation positions in six aircraft classes at over 50 locations throughout the United States in seconds. VAERUS MEANS RIGHT, TRUE, AND REAL.Buy or sell an aircraft the right way, using a true partner, to make your dream of flight real. Connect with Brooks at Vaerus Jet Sales | Learn more about the DC-3 Referral Program Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates. The statements made in this show are our own opinions and do not reflect, nor were they under any direction of any of our employers.
11/14/20231 hour, 35 minutes, 31 seconds
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108. We're rich! How to avoid common mistakes with your retro check

Dylan and Max catch up after a few weeks off and play a Louis CK clip // Mailbag: Kind reviews, Next step for CFI, LEO Pilot perspective, Jetstream 31 schedule [14:00] // Tim Pope is back to help pilots avoid mistakes and create a strategy for their retro check. Tim shares a tips for benefits enrollment and transitioning military aviators. [26:30] // Flight Advice: ULCC Pilot has it made...but still wonders if he's missing out [1:00:00] Connect with Timothy P Pope 21Five's Youtube Channel Connect with us on LinkedIn Our sponsors: Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airlines' plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—anywhere, at any time. We do this by providing high-quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service training modules delivered via the web using a world-class online aviation training system. Visit aircrewacademy.com to learn more! Tim Pope is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and a pilot. His financial planning practice provides services to aviation professionals and aviation 401k plans. Tim helps clients pursue their financial goals by defining them, organizing & optimizing resources, planning, implementing, and monitoring their financial plan. Visit https://link.21fivepodcast.com/timothy-pope to learn more. Click Here to Schedule a Meeting Employee Compensation Software That Answers "What's the Going Rate?" The AirComp Calculator™ is business aviation’s only online compensation analysis system. It can provide precise compensation ranges for 14 business aviation positions in six aircraft classes at over 50 locations throughout the United States in seconds. VAERUS MEANS RIGHT, TRUE, AND REAL.Buy or sell an aircraft the right way, using a true partner, to make your dream of flight real. Connect with Brooks at Vaerus Jet Sales | Learn more about the DC-3 Referral Program Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates. The statements made in this show are our own opinions and do not reflect, nor were they under any direction of any of our employers.
10/27/20231 hour, 7 minutes, 52 seconds
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107. Pilot FOMO Flight Advice and Aircraft Marketplace update with Vaerus Jet Sales

Dylan and Max talk about their recent aviation adventures // Mailbag: Listener shares an old XJT Schedule, Hotel restaurants vs Chain Restaurants, The joys of commuting, flight advice follow up [14:30] // Brooks Pettit from Vaerus Jet Sales joins us to discuss the current business aircraft marketplace. Brooks gives us a DC-3 update and shares his philosophy on paint and interior for pre-owned airplanes. [27:30] // Flight Advice: Law Enforcement Pilot is having airline FOMO. [102:20] Learn more about Brooks and Vaerus Jet Sales 21Five's Youtube Channel Connect with us on LinkedIn Our sponsors: Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airlines' plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—anywhere, at any time. We do this by providing high-quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service training modules delivered via the web using a world-class online aviation training system. Visit aircrewacademy.com to learn more! Tim Pope is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and a pilot. His financial planning practice provides services to aviation professionals and aviation 401k plans. Tim helps clients pursue their financial goals by defining them, organizing & optimizing resources, planning, implementing, and monitoring their financial plan. Visit https://link.21fivepodcast.com/timothy-pope to learn more. Click Here to Schedule a Meeting Employee Compensation Software That Answers "What's the Going Rate?" The AirComp Calculator™ is business aviation’s only online compensation analysis system. It can provide precise compensation ranges for 14 business aviation positions in six aircraft classes at over 50 locations throughout the United States in seconds. VAERUS MEANS RIGHT, TRUE, AND REAL.Buy or sell an aircraft the right way, using a true partner, to make your dream of flight real. Connect with Brooks at Vaerus Jet Sales | Learn more about the DC-3 Referral Program Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates. The statements made in this show are our own opinions and do not reflect, nor were they under any direction of any of our employers.
10/3/20231 hour, 12 minutes, 21 seconds
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106. Will my seniority go up faster at Delta or American?

Max updates on the joys of aircraft ownership  // Mailbag: Listeners suggest different suitcases for us to review, several listeners submit feedback on the Takeoff performance episode [6:00] // Flight Advice: James Onieal joins us to answer listener questions: Will I move up the seniority list faster at Delta or American / FO doesn't enjoy narrow-body flying, what do I need to know before switching to the wide-bodies / 500 Hour pilot wonders if he should stick with Delta Propel or go to a different regional [17:30] Get on James Onieal's Calendar and book your free strategy session 21Five's Youtube Channel Connect with us on LinkedIn Our sponsors: Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airlines' plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—anywhere, at any time. We do this by providing high-quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service training modules delivered via the web using a world-class online aviation training system. Visit aircrewacademy.com to learn more! Tim Pope is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and a pilot. His financial planning practice provides services to aviation professionals and aviation 401k plans. Tim helps clients pursue their financial goals by defining them, organizing & optimizing resources, planning, implementing, and monitoring their financial plan. Visit https://link.21fivepodcast.com/timothy-pope to learn more. Click Here to Schedule a Meeting Employee Compensation Software That Answers "What's the Going Rate?" The AirComp Calculator™ is business aviation’s only online compensation analysis system. It can provide precise compensation ranges for 14 business aviation positions in six aircraft classes at over 50 locations throughout the United States in seconds. VAERUS MEANS RIGHT, TRUE, AND REAL.Buy or sell an aircraft the right way, using a true partner, to make your dream of flight real. Connect with Brooks at Vaerus Jet Sales | Learn more about the DC-3 Referral Program Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates. The statements made in this show are our own opinions and do not reflect, nor were they under any direction of any of our employers.
9/12/20231 hour, 7 minutes, 43 seconds
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105. What you don't know about takeoff performance

The importance of sleep and being a professional pilot  // Mailbag: Angel Flights, Vegas Ramp, Taking an Aussie Pilot to Outback, and Flight Advice follow up [9:30] // Jim Deuvall, aircraft performance expert, joins us to explain a potential short-coming in takeoff performance products that many pilots use [23:00] //  Flight Advice: Airline or Corporate? [56:00] 21Five Layover Guides Jim's Website: CAVU Companies 21Five's Youtube Channel Connect with us on LinkedIn Our sponsors: Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airlines' plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—anywhere, at any time. We do this by providing high-quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service training modules delivered via the web using a world-class online aviation training system. Visit aircrewacademy.com to learn more! Tim Pope is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and a pilot. His financial planning practice provides services to aviation professionals and aviation 401k plans. Tim helps clients pursue their financial goals by defining them, organizing & optimizing resources, planning, implementing, and monitoring their financial plan. Visit https://link.21fivepodcast.com/timothy-pope to learn more. Click Here to Schedule a Meeting Employee Compensation Software That Answers "What's the Going Rate?" The AirComp Calculator™ is business aviation’s only online compensation analysis system. It can provide precise compensation ranges for 14 business aviation positions in six aircraft classes at over 50 locations throughout the United States in seconds. VAERUS MEANS RIGHT, TRUE, AND REAL.Buy or sell an aircraft the right way, using a true partner, to make your dream of flight real. Connect with Brooks at Vaerus Jet Sales | Learn more about the DC-3 Referral Program Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates. The statements made in this show are our own opinions and do not reflect, nor were they under any direction of any of our employers.
8/22/20231 hour, 5 minutes, 55 seconds
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104. What effect would Age 67 have on my career? With Sir Nik Fialka

The guys explain how vacation works at the airlines and in business aviation // Mailbag: How to listen to old podcasts, Defending the Violinist Pilot, Top 20 chain restaurants, Young fan asks about LBB and AMA, and Turn off the Heat [24:00] // Sir Nik Fialka, Career Coach and host of the Ready for Pushback Podcast, joins us to talk about the latest pilot career news. Should pilots consider switching Major airlines? What are the ramifications of Age 67? [45:30] //  Flight Advice: Wyoming Pilot: Commute to Denver or be home based? [2:08:00] 21Five Layover Guides Turn Off the Heat Youtube Video Ready 4 Pushback Podcast Connect with Sir Nik Fialka on LinkedIn 21Five's Youtube Channel Connect with us on LinkedIn Our sponsors: Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airlines' plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—anywhere, at any time. We do this by providing high-quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service training modules delivered via the web using a world-class online aviation training system. Visit aircrewacademy.com to learn more! Tim Pope is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and a pilot. His financial planning practice provides services to aviation professionals and aviation 401k plans. Tim helps clients pursue their financial goals by defining them, organizing & optimizing resources, planning, implementing, and monitoring their financial plan. Visit https://link.21fivepodcast.com/timothy-pope to learn more. Click Here to Schedule a Meeting Employee Compensation Software That Answers "What's the Going Rate?" The AirComp Calculator™ is business aviation’s only online compensation analysis system. It can provide precise compensation ranges for 14 business aviation positions in six aircraft classes at over 50 locations throughout the United States in seconds. VAERUS MEANS RIGHT, TRUE, AND REAL.Buy or sell an aircraft the right way, using a true partner, to make your dream of flight real. Connect with Brooks at Vaerus Jet Sales | Learn more about the DC-3 Referral Program Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates. The statements made in this show are our own opinions and do not reflect, nor were they under any direction of any of our employers.
8/8/20232 hours, 22 minutes, 39 seconds
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103. Making Aviation Safer through Humor

The guys weigh in on the violin playing airline pilot // Mailbag: Chain Restaurant Hell, AA Learning Improvement Team, and Bert from Sesame Street [17:10] // Robb Patton, the creative force behind Highbrow Safety Werks, joins us to explain how his team is using humor to educate pilots and promote aviation safety. [34:30] //  Flight Advice: Low time Wheels Up FO wonders if he should stay or go [1:33:00] Highbrow Safety Werks Connect with Robb Patton on LinkedIn Intelligent Engraving's Crew Tag store 21Five's Youtube Channel Connect with us on LinkedIn Our sponsors: Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airlines' plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—anywhere, at any time. We do this by providing high-quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service training modules delivered via the web using a world-class online aviation training system. Visit aircrewacademy.com to learn more! Tim Pope is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and a pilot. His financial planning practice provides services to aviation professionals and aviation 401k plans. Tim helps clients pursue their financial goals by defining them, organizing & optimizing resources, planning, implementing, and monitoring their financial plan. Visit https://link.21fivepodcast.com/timothy-pope to learn more. Click Here to Schedule a Meeting Employee Compensation Software That Answers "What's the Going Rate?" The AirComp Calculator™ is business aviation’s only online compensation analysis system. It can provide precise compensation ranges for 14 business aviation positions in six aircraft classes at over 50 locations throughout the United States in seconds. VAERUS MEANS RIGHT, TRUE, AND REAL.Buy or sell an aircraft the right way, using a true partner, to make your dream of flight real. Connect with Brooks at Vaerus Jet Sales | Learn more about the DC-3 Referral Program Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates. The 21.Five Show is produced by Joel Penhorwood / Treasured Media The statements made in this show are our own opinions and do not reflect, nor were they under any direction of any of our employers.
7/11/20231 hour, 42 minutes, 41 seconds
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102. What is the United States Space Force?

The tables are turned and Dylan is the one calling in from the hotel // Mailbag: Thoughts on the Cargo Pilot Interview/Single Pilot Airliners [14:10] // Delta Pilots have a big decision to make with the Market-Based Cash Balance Plan, Tim Pope joins to break it down [24:40] // Kacie Lawler, Senior Aide De Camp, US Space Force joins us to explain why the Space Force was created and what its mission is. Does Space Force know what happened to MH370? Max wants to know... [41:16] //  Flight Advice: The Captain only wants to eat at chain restaurants...Help! [1:44:32] US Space Force Connect with Maj. Kacie Lawler on LinkedIn 21Five's Youtube Channel Connect with us on LinkedIn Our sponsors: Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airlines' plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—anywhere, at any time. We do this by providing high-quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service training modules delivered via the web using a world-class online aviation training system. Visit aircrewacademy.com to learn more! Tim Pope is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and a pilot. His financial planning practice provides services to aviation professionals and aviation 401k plans. Tim helps clients pursue their financial goals by defining them, organizing & optimizing resources, planning, implementing, and monitoring their financial plan. Visit https://link.21fivepodcast.com/timothy-pope to learn more. Click Here to Schedule a Meeting Employee Compensation Software That Answers "What's the Going Rate?" The AirComp Calculator™ is business aviation’s only online compensation analysis system. It can provide precise compensation ranges for 14 business aviation positions in six aircraft classes at over 50 locations throughout the United States in seconds. VAERUS MEANS RIGHT, TRUE, AND REAL.Buy or sell an aircraft the right way, using a true partner, to make your dream of flight real. Connect with Brooks at Vaerus Jet Sales | Learn more about the DC-3 Referral Program Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates. The 21.Five Show is produced by Joel Penhorwood / Treasured Media The statements made in this show are our own opinions and do not reflect, nor were they under any direction of any of our employers.
6/27/20232 hours, 58 seconds
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101. Single pilot airliners are closer than you think. Plus: BizAv Salary Update

Dylan returns to TEB after a 6-year absence and wonders if he flew the approach correctly // Mailbag: FIRC recommendation, SWA or DAL, and Contract Pilot Liability [9:21] // Dr. Chris Broyhill is back to share his quarterly insights on BizAv Pilot Compensation [19:31] // Chris and Jeremy, Cargo/ACMI pilots, educate the guys on what it's like to be a pilot on the cargo side. How far off are single-pilot cargo ops? Chris and Jeremy share their insight. [38:13] //  Flight Advice: Home based vs. Drive 2.5 hours to domicile [1:45:42] Cargo Associations Summit Pilots for Kids 21Five's Youtube Channel Connect with us on LinkedIn Our sponsors: Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airlines' plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—anywhere, at any time. We do this by providing high-quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service training modules delivered via the web using a world-class online aviation training system. Visit aircrewacademy.com to learn more! Tim Pope is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and a pilot. His financial planning practice provides services to aviation professionals and aviation 401k plans. Tim helps clients pursue their financial goals by defining them, organizing & optimizing resources, planning, implementing, and monitoring their financial plan. Visit https://link.21fivepodcast.com/timothy-pope to learn more. Click Here to Schedule a Meeting Employee Compensation Software That Answers "What's the Going Rate?" The AirComp Calculator™ is business aviation’s only online compensation analysis system. It can provide precise compensation ranges for 14 business aviation positions in six aircraft classes at over 50 locations throughout the United States in seconds. VAERUS MEANS RIGHT, TRUE, AND REAL.Buy or sell an aircraft the right way, using a true partner, to make your dream of flight real. Connect with Brooks at Vaerus Jet Sales | Learn more about the DC-3 Referral Program Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates. The 21.Five Show is produced by Joel Penhorwood / Treasured Media The statements made in this show are our own opinions and do not reflect, nor were they under any direction of any of our employers.
6/13/20231 hour, 56 minutes, 24 seconds
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100. Flight Advice Live w/ James Onieal!

The guys reflect on reaching 100 episodes and recall some of their favorite moments from over the years // Mailbag: More Volunteer work Ideas, Annoyed Riddle classmate, FIRC suggestions? [???] // We did it live! To celebrate our 100th episode we went live earlier in the week with James Onieal to answer a plane-load listener flight advice questions. [???]  Watch the video version of our live show: LinkedIn | Youtube NTSB Moving at the Speed of Sound? - Advanced Aircrew Academy blog 21Five's Youtube Channel Connect with us on LinkedIn AV8rNick (Aka Annoyed ERAU guy) Our sponsors: Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airlines' plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—anywhere, at any time. We do this by providing high-quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service training modules delivered via the web using a world-class online aviation training system. Visit aircrewacademy.com to learn more! Tim Pope is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and a pilot. His financial planning practice provides services to aviation professionals and aviation 401k plans. Tim helps clients pursue their financial goals by defining them, organizing & optimizing resources, planning, implementing, and monitoring their financial plan. Visit https://link.21fivepodcast.com/timothy-pope to learn more. Click Here to Schedule a Meeting  Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates. The 21.Five Show is produced by Joel Penhorwood / Treasured Media The statements made in this show are our own opinions and do not reflect, nor were they under any direction of any of our employers.
5/30/20231 hour, 54 minutes, 15 seconds
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99. The Art of Aircraft Transactions with Vaerus Jet Sales

The guys unveil The 'record hiring' recorder and we announce our first-ever live flight advice event // Mailbag: Volunteer work as a pilot, fun flying jobs before the airlines, Ted on the radio, and Semper Gumby [12:00] // Brooks Pettit, President of Vaerus Jet Sales, explains the latest in the aircraft transaction marketplace, how to overcome pilot training issues, and how he and others are working to increase transparency when buying and selling airplanes. We also talk about Vaerus Jet Sale's unique referral program that offers pilots a type rating in a DC-3 [32:00] // Flight Advice: How to handle training contracts [1:36:00] Live Flight Advice on May 24th at 9 PM EST. Click here to RSVP and ask your career advice question with James and the Guys Connect with Brooks at Vaerus Jet Sales | Learn more about the DC-3 Referral Program Positive Rate Tax Advisors 21Five's Youtube Channel Connect with us on LinkedIn Our sponsors: Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airlines' plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—anywhere, at any time. We do this by providing high-quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service training modules delivered via the web using a world-class online aviation training system. Visit aircrewacademy.com to learn more! Tim Pope is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and a pilot. His financial planning practice provides services to aviation professionals and aviation 401k plans. Tim helps clients pursue their financial goals by defining them, organizing & optimizing resources, planning, implementing, and monitoring their financial plan. Visit https://link.21fivepodcast.com/timothy-pope to learn more. Click Here to Schedule a Meeting  Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates. The 21.Five Show is produced by Joel Penhorwood / Treasured Media The statements made in this show are our own opinions and do not reflect, nor were they under any direction of any of our employers.
5/16/20231 hour, 44 minutes, 33 seconds
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98. Wings of the Past: How the Commemorative Air Force keeps WWII Aircraft Flying

The guys discuss HAM radio, Max's latest $100 hamburger in the Moose, and listeners react to the headset discussion // Mailbag: Loss of medical from anti-depressants, and how often should pilots shine their shoes? [15:05] // Pete Scholl, warbird and B-17 pilot joins us to talk about the Commemorative Air Force and how they maintain and fly WWII warbirds and bombers. [22:30] // Storytime with Pete: Formation photoshoot results in some funny photos [1:24:30] // Flight Advice: Great QOL but still experiencing FOMO [1:32:30] More information about The Commemorative Air Force Commemorative Air Force: Airbase Arizona In case you missed it: Watch the Kee Bird Documentary 21Five's Youtube Channel Connect with us on LinkedIn Our sponsors: Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airlines' plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—anywhere, at any time. We do this by providing high-quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service training modules delivered via the web using a world-class online aviation training system. Visit aircrewacademy.com to learn more! Tim Pope is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and a pilot. His financial planning practice provides services to aviation professionals and aviation 401k plans. Tim helps clients pursue their financial goals by defining them, organizing & optimizing resources, planning, implementing, and monitoring their financial plan. Visit https://link.21fivepodcast.com/timothy-pope to learn more. Click Here to Schedule a Meeting  Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates. The 21.Five Show is produced by Joel Penhorwood / Treasured Media The statements made in this show are our own opinions and do not reflect, nor were they under any direction of any of our employers.
4/25/20231 hour, 49 minutes, 17 seconds
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97. Headset Showdown: Bose drops the A30 PLUS Spring Cleaning with Ted

An Aspen runway excursion ends in disaster, and the guys wonder how to theoretically total an airplane // Headset Showdown: Bose A20 vs A30, Clarity Aloft, and Pro Flight 2 [17:50] //  Mailbag with Ted: Taxiing from the right seat, restarting an aviation career, A&P to Pro Pilot, and Pilot Spouse Story [50:55] // Flight Advice: Money or commuting? [1:16:45] Video of Falcon Towing Accident in Aspen Homework: Watch the Kee Bird Documentary 21Five's Youtube Channel Connect with us on LinkedIn Our sponsors: Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airlines' plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—in any location at any time. We do this by providing high-quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service training modules delivered via the web using a world-class online aviation training system. Visit aircrewacademy.com to learn more! Tim Pope is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and a pilot. His financial planning practice provides services to aviation professionals and aviation 401k plans. Tim helps clients pursue their financial goals by defining them, organizing & optimizing resources, planning, implementing, and monitoring their financial plan. Visit https://link.21fivepodcast.com/timothy-pope to learn more. Click Here to Schedule a Meeting  Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates. The 21.Five Show is produced by Joel Penhorwood / Treasured Media The statements made in this show are our own opinions and do not reflect, nor were they under any direction of any of our employers.
4/11/20231 hour, 30 minutes, 49 seconds
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96. Regional Airline Pilot Strategy Session with the Diamond Dogs

The guys discuss the recent incapacitated pilot incident and how they'd handle it  //  Mailbag: Listener shares a tragic story in hopes of helping other pilots, What are the differences between 135 and 121 schedules? [15:00] // Tim Pope, Certified Financial Planner for Professional Pilots, joins us to explain the ramifications of accepting regional airline hiring retention bonuses [28:30] // Should I leave my regional for an LCC job if my ultimate goal is a major? James Onieal is back to talk strategy [48:30] // Storytime: Max's expired passport adventure [1:53:00] Weather Radar Training Module from Advanced Aircrew Academy Connect with Tim Pope on LinkedIn Connect with James Onieal on LinkedIn 21Five's Youtube Channel Connect with us on LinkedIn Our sponsors: Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airlines' plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—in any location at any time. We do this by providing high-quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service training modules delivered via the web using a world-class online aviation training system. Visit aircrewacademy.com to learn more! Tim Pope is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and a pilot. His financial planning practice provides services to aviation professionals and aviation 401k plans. Tim helps clients pursue their financial goals by defining them, organizing & optimizing resources, planning, implementing, and monitoring their financial plan. Visit https://link.21fivepodcast.com/timothy-pope to learn more. Click Here to Schedule a Meeting  Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates. The 21.Five Show is produced by Joel Penhorwood / Treasured Media The statements made in this show are our own opinions and do not reflect, nor were they under any direction of any of our employers.
3/28/20232 hours, 46 seconds
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95. Flying with Purpose: Mission Aviation Fellowship

Max shares several tales of rendering aid to airmen in need  //  Mailbag: More Reaves feedback, Commuter no more, 401K Clarification, and What's your dream airplane to fly? [22:00] // Chad Irwin, Mission Aviation Fellowship's Director of Operations, joins us to share about MAF's mission and what it's like to be a missionary pilot. [32:35] // Storytime: Chad takes off with 4 souls on board, but lands with 5. [1:21:30] // Flight Advice: Should I leave my high QOL regional job to commute to a ULCC? [1:42:00] Skygods Book Connect with Chad Irwin on LinkedIn Mission Aviation Fellowship on Web | LinkedIn | Instagram 21Five's Youtube Channel Connect with us on LinkedIn Our sponsors: Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airlines' plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—in any location at any time. We do this by providing high-quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service training modules delivered via the web using a world-class online aviation training system. Visit aircrewacademy.com to learn more! Tim Pope is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and a pilot. His financial planning practice provides services to aviation professionals and aviation 401k plans. Tim helps clients pursue their financial goals by defining them, organizing & optimizing resources, planning, implementing, and monitoring their financial plan. Visit https://link.21fivepodcast.com/timothy-pope to learn more. Click Here to Schedule a Meeting  Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates. The 21.Five Show is produced by Joel Penhorwood / Treasured Media The statements made in this show are our own opinions and do not reflect, nor were they under any direction of any of our employers.
3/7/20231 hour, 50 minutes, 53 seconds
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94. Is your pay in line with this market? How to correctly use a pilot salary survey

Dylan and Max catch up on the latest aviation news including the balloon shoot down  //  Mailbag: Positive and negative listener feedback from Roger Reaves episodes, FedEx Fleet plans, more shows about aviation and family? [9:30] // Dr. Chris Broyhill joins us to share his expertise on pilot salary surveys. Where does the data come from, and how do we use it properly? Chris breaks it all down for us. [20:50] // Storytime: Chris shares his experience flying fighters in the cold war. [1:09:00] // Flight Advice: Young pilot in the Delta Propel program needs to upgrade to captain soon but doesn't feel ready [1:12:00] Dr. Chris Broyhill's Air Comp Calculator Connect with Dr. Broyhill on LinkedIn 21Five's Youtube Channel Connect with us on LinkedIn Our sponsors: Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airlines' plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—in any location at any time. We do this by providing high-quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service training modules delivered via the web using a world-class online aviation training system. Visit aircrewacademy.com to learn more! Tim Pope is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and a pilot. His financial planning practice provides services to aviation professionals and aviation 401k plans. Tim helps clients pursue their financial goals by defining them, organizing & optimizing resources, planning, implementing, and monitoring their financial plan. Visit https://link.21fivepodcast.com/timothy-pope to learn more. Click Here to Schedule a Meeting  Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates. The statements made in this show are our own opinions and do not reflect, nor were they under any direction of any of our employers.
2/21/20231 hour, 21 minutes, 16 seconds
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93. Roger Reaves - The Drug Smuggling Pilot - Part 2

Max and Dylan traveled to Santa Barbara to interview Roger Reaves, one of the most prolific smugglers of all time. Over two days, Roger shared with us his incredible life story, which includes many harrowing adventures smuggling drugs in all sorts of aircraft. In part two of our interview, Roger talks about his experiences serving time (and escaping) from multiple prisons around the world and a surprising spiritual encounter while hiding from the authorities. In the words of Roger, "Let us tell the tales of the past to each other" Click here to buy Roger's book 'Smuggler' Follow Roger Reaves on TikTok Our sponsors: Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airlines' plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—in any location at any time. We do this by providing high-quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service training modules delivered via the web using a world-class online aviation training system. Visit aircrewacademy.com to learn more! Tim Pope is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and a pilot. His financial planning practice provides services to aviation professionals and aviation 401k plans. Tim helps clients pursue their financial goals by defining them, organizing & optimizing resources, planning, implementing, and monitoring their financial plan. Visit https://link.21fivepodcast.com/timothy-pope to learn more. Click Here to Schedule a Meeting  Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates. The statements made in this show are our own opinions and do not reflect, nor were they under any direction of any of our employers.
2/7/20232 hours, 14 minutes, 59 seconds
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92. Roger Reaves - The Drug Smuggling Pilot - Part 1

Max and Dylan traveled to Santa Barbara to interview Roger Reaves, one of the most prolific smugglers of all time. Over two days, Roger shared with us his incredible life story, which includes many harrowing adventures smuggling drugs in all sorts of aircraft. From single-engine Cessnas to the iconic DC-3, Roger pushed the limits on his aircraft and his flying skills to deliver his cargo. In the words of Roger, "Let us tell the tales of the past to each other" Click here to buy Roger's book 'Smuggler' Follow Roger Reaves on TikTok Our sponsors: Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airlines' plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—in any location at any time. We do this by providing high-quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service training modules delivered via the web using a world-class online aviation training system. Visit aircrewacademy.com to learn more! Tim Pope is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and a pilot. His financial planning practice provides services to aviation professionals and aviation 401k plans. Tim helps clients pursue their financial goals by defining them, organizing & optimizing resources, planning, implementing, and monitoring their financial plan. Visit https://link.21fivepodcast.com/timothy-pope to learn more. Click Here to Schedule a Meeting  Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates. The statements made in this show are our own opinions and do not reflect, nor were they under any direction of any of our employers. 
1/24/20233 hours, 33 minutes, 21 seconds
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91. What’s ahead for pilots in 2023? Our predictions. Plus: Introducing Producer Joel

Introducing our new producer, Joel!  //  Mailbag: Can you have a criminal history and still fly, another baja airport mixup, and are regional pay increases temporary? [9:00] // Fight Advice: Are pilot wife social media groups helpful? Max's wife Mackenzie weighs in [17:05] // The guys recap and discuss major industry news from 2022  [27:50] // We look ahead to 2023 and share our thoughts about what it will be like to be in BizAv, the Airlines, and flight training [50:00] // Storytime: Max and Dylan share their tips, tricks, and stories about buying and selling things on craigslist [1:04:00] 21Five's Youtube Channel Connect with us on LinkedIn Follow Joel's Stone Carving Adventures on Instagram Our sponsors: Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airlines' plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—in any location at any time. We do this by providing high-quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service training modules delivered via the web using a world-class online aviation training system. Visit aircrewacademy.com to learn more! Tim Pope is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and a pilot. His financial planning practice provides services to aviation professionals and aviation 401k plans. Tim helps clients pursue their financial goals by defining them, organizing & optimizing resources, planning, implementing, and monitoring their financial plan. Visit https://link.21fivepodcast.com/timothy-pope to learn more. Click Here to Schedule a Meeting  Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates. The statements made in this show are our own opinions and do not reflect, nor were they under any direction of any of our employers. 
1/10/20231 hour, 13 minutes, 6 seconds
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90. Some of our favorite stories from over the years

Accidentally landing a King Air at a cartel pot farm  [1:26] //  Crop Duster Ken drops flags across the countryside [16:40] //  Listener nearly has a head-on collision taking off from the Heber Airport [20:50] // Erika uses humor to defuse a tense situation in the 727 [36:18] // Dan flies through a thunderstorm [40:20] // Jepp chart explosion in the cockpit [45:45] // Dr. George Nolly shares an epic story of crushing the family jewels during an F4 bombing mission [49:52] Connect with us on LinkedIn Our sponsors: Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airlines' plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—in any location at any time. We do this by providing high-quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service training modules delivered via the web using a world-class online aviation training system. Visit aircrewacademy.com to learn more! Tim Pope is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and a pilot. His financial planning practice provides services to aviation professionals and aviation 401k plans. Tim helps clients pursue their financial goals by defining them, organizing & optimizing resources, planning, implementing, and monitoring their financial plan. Visit https://link.21fivepodcast.com/timothy-pope to learn more. Click Here to Schedule a Meeting  Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates. The statements made in this show are our own opinions and do not reflect, nor were they under any direction of any of our employers. 
12/27/202256 minutes, 52 seconds
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89. 2023...Pilot Surplus or Shortage?

The guys discuss their recent cross-country flight in Max's Murphy Moose, AI describes the lift equation, and Max's study guide blunder // Mailbag: NOTAMS/Men and Equipment, Pilot reading glasses, C-FOQA [12:50] //  Will hiring slow down in 2023 due to a possible recession? James Onieal joins us for the latest pilot hiring update. [21:00] //  Story Time with Bryan: First solo flight in the RCAF Harvard II [1:10:50] SHOW RESOURCES ChatGPT AI Chatbot Listener Mike's Progressive Lenses for Pilots email Tigre's How to be a pro pilot blog post James Onieal / Raven Careers Check out Bryan's new show, The Pilot Project Podcast Connect with us on LinkedIn Our sponsors: Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airlines' plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—in any location at any time. We do this by providing high-quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service training modules delivered via the web using a world-class online aviation training system. Visit aircrewacademy.com to learn more! Tim Pope is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and a pilot. His financial planning practice provides services to aviation professionals and aviation 401k plans. Tim helps clients pursue their financial goals by defining them, organizing & optimizing resources, planning, implementing, and monitoring their financial plan. Visit https://link.21fivepodcast.com/timothy-pope to learn more. Click Here to Schedule a Meeting  Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates. The statements made in this show are our own opinions and do not reflect, nor were they under any direction of any of our employers. 
12/13/20221 hour, 27 minutes, 29 seconds
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88. Flying for the Fractionals: 125,000 reasons to stop commuting

Mailbag: Comments on our BizAv retention episode, Ted calls in to discuss some photos, Review of @FlyFLevel Pilot Document Holder [6:00] //  Flexjet's Director of Training, Jim Dunn, updates us on increased pay, benefits, and upgrade times at Flexjet. Training discussion: Using Flight data for training, handling takeoff performance, training circle to land, and RNP-AR approaches [20:20] //  Story Time with Jim: Handling an uncontained engine failure [53:17] // Flight Advice: Navigating open enrollment with Tim Pope [59:00] SHOW RESOURCES FLevel Pilot Document Holder use code '21fivepodcast' for 15% off! Enter the Giveaway for a free Pilot Document Holder here! Connect with Jim Dunn on LinkedIn Flexjet Pilot careers page Donate $55 now to get your Camo or Gray hat while supplies last! Connect with us on LinkedIn Our sponsors: Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airlines' plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—in any location at any time. We do this by providing high-quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service training modules delivered via the web using a world-class online aviation training system. Visit aircrewacademy.com to learn more! Tim Pope is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and a pilot. His financial planning practice provides services to aviation professionals and aviation 401k plans. Tim helps clients pursue their financial goals by defining them, organizing & optimizing resources, planning, implementing, and monitoring their financial plan. Visit www.tpope.ceterainvestors.com to learn more. Click Here to Schedule a Meeting  Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates. The statements made in this show are our own opinions and do not reflect, nor were they under any direction of any of our employers. 
11/15/20221 hour, 13 minutes, 20 seconds
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87. BizAv Pilot Retention: Creative ideas to keep talent

Dylan and Max share some stories from night flying // Mailbag: USAF Study on pilot healthcare avoidance, Stories from offline airline diverts [10:55] //  NBAA DOC members Eric Canup, David Keys, and Brian Koester join us to recap NBAA BACE and discuss one of the hottest topics at the show: Pilot retention and compensation [19:20] //  Story Time with Dave: Brake failure in an A300 going into LGA [1:17:30] // Flight Advice: I failed airline training, now what? [1:23:00] SHOW RESOURCES Billy's USAF Study on Healthcare Avoidance Connect with Eric Canup on LinkedIn Connect with Dave Keys on LinkedIn Connect with Brian Koester on LinkedIn Donate $55 now to get your Camo or Gray hat while supplies last! Connect with us on LinkedIn Our sponsors: Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airlines' plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—in any location at any time. We do this by providing high-quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service training modules delivered via the web using a world-class online aviation training system. Visit aircrewacademy.com to learn more! Tim Pope is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and a pilot. His financial planning practice provides services to aviation professionals and aviation 401k plans. Tim helps clients pursue their financial goals by defining them, organizing & optimizing resources, planning, implementing, and monitoring their financial plan. Visit www.tpope.ceterainvestors.com to learn more. Click Here to Schedule a Meeting  Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates. The statements made in this show are our own opinions and do not reflect, nor were they under any direction of any of our employers. 
11/1/20221 hour, 29 minutes, 31 seconds
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86. Winter is coming - Are you ready?

The latest from Donavan Batiste, Dylan gets stuck in an F-18 Simulator with his 6-year-old at the controls, and Max reviews our listener's new coffee company, FBO Coffee // Mailbag: Feedback on the Coast Guard Interview, A sobering message from a pilot with ALS, More on Formula 1 logistics, and a young airman wonders how to find what segment of aviation to settle in to [11:40] // Ryan, Winter Ops subject matter expert for Advanced Aircrew Academy, joins us to run through a quick refresher on winter ops, de-icing, and runway contamination [21:15] //  Story Time with Ryan: Skywriting fail [51:00] // Flight Advice: Mother of 2 looking for a family-friendly flying job [55:45] SHOW RESOURCES FBO Coffee Mayo Clinic's Clear Approach and ProPilot programs courtesy of Steve Coast Guard Rescue Video from Greg Advanced Aircrew Academy's Winter Ops Module Donate $55 now to get your Camo or Gray hat while supplies last! Connect with us on LinkedIn Our sponsors: Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airlines' plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—in any location at any time. We do this by providing high-quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service training modules delivered via the web using a world-class online aviation training system. Visit aircrewacademy.com to learn more! Tim Pope is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and a pilot. His financial planning practice provides services to aviation professionals and aviation 401k plans. Tim helps clients pursue their financial goals by defining them, organizing & optimizing resources, planning, implementing, and monitoring their financial plan. Visit www.tpope.ceterainvestors.com to learn more. Click Here to Schedule a Meeting  Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates. The statements made in this show are our own opinions and do not reflect, nor were they under any direction of any of our employers. 
10/18/20221 hour, 2 minutes, 34 seconds
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85. What does an airline dispatcher do? What every 121 pilot needs to know

Max educates Dylan on the changes in LOA requirements for RNP/AR approaches. Mailbag: Skywest pay correction, Regional vs Fractional/LCC/ACMI thoughts, EASA Conversion info [9:50] // Matt Duxbury, Major Airline Dispatcher, joins us to pull back the curtain on what it is dispatchers do for a 121 operation. [25:30] // How do you calculate hold fuel, monitor weather, and ATC delays, and find the best rides for passengers? Matt explains it all  // Story Time with Matt: Wife calls dispatch to locate pilot husband on a trip... [1:14:30] // Flight Advice: Airline dispatcher wants to transition to the cockpit [1:19:15] SHOW RESOURCES Auburn Business Aviation Days 2022 Information For more information, check out the Airline Dispatcher Federation, at dispatcher.org for school and career details Follow Matt's aviation journey on Instagram @genxpilot Donate $55 now to get your Camo or Gray hat while supplies last! Replace your boring CTS with Advanced Aircrew Academy! Connect with us on LinkedIn Pre-order Liz's book: Cleared for Bedtime Our sponsors: Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airlines' plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—in any location at any time. We do this by providing high-quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service training modules delivered via the web using a world-class online aviation training system. Visit aircrewacademy.com to learn more! Tim Pope is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and a pilot. His financial planning practice provides services to aviation professionals and aviation 401k plans. Tim helps clients pursue their financial goals by defining them, organizing & optimizing resources, planning, implementing, and monitoring their financial plan. Visit www.tpope.ceterainvestors.com to learn more. Click Here to Schedule a Meeting  Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates. The statements made in this show are our own opinions and do not reflect, nor were they under any direction of any of our employers. 
10/4/20221 hour, 27 minutes, 40 seconds
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84. Investigating Aeromedical Reform

Mailbag: Fired from corporate job after giving notice, Which regional should a CFI go to, and Max reveals his Coffee Routine [8:40] // Flight Advice: Leave a regional for FlexJet to stop commuting? [22:50] // The Pilots Pandemic Podcast hosts Maddie and Emma join us to talk about what's being done to address pilot mental health [27:20] // Emma shares her family story and promotes their petition for change // Story time: Max and Dylan buy a wake foil board [1:05:30] SHOW RESOURCES Donovan Batiste's YouTube Channel Max's Travel Coffee Maker Alternative travel coffee maker Sign The Pilots' Pandemic Petition The Pilots' Pandemic Podcast Donate $55 now to get your Camo or Gray hat while supplies last! Replace your boring CTS with Advanced Aircrew Academy! Connect with us on LinkedIn Pre-order Liz's book: Cleared for Bedtime Our sponsors: Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airlines' plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—in any location at any time. We do this by providing high-quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service training modules delivered via the web using a world-class online aviation training system. Visit aircrewacademy.com to learn more! Tim Pope is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and a pilot. His financial planning practice provides services to aviation professionals and aviation 401k plans. Tim helps clients pursue their financial goals by defining them, organizing & optimizing resources, planning, implementing, and monitoring their financial plan. Visit www.tpope.ceterainvestors.com to learn more. Click Here to Schedule a Meeting  Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates. The statements made in this show are our own opinions and do not reflect, nor were they under any direction of any of our employers. 
9/20/20221 hour, 9 minutes, 29 seconds
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83. What's it like to be a fixed wing pilot in the US Coast Guard?

SWA Photo Airdrop, Max pitches a new segment, and we're hiring for a producer! // Mailbag: Playing over/under with Mesa Airlines' new pay rates [19:00] // Flight Advice: Leaving for a new job: Dealing with guilt and leaving behind a weak pilot [26:00] // Ron Bledsoe, Chief Pilot @ US Coast Guard, joins us to share his experience as a fixed-wing pilot for the USCG [38:00] // We learn about the different types of flying the Coast Guard does as well as the Coast Guard's new reserve program // Story time: We get several great stories from Ron's career [1:15:20] SHOW RESOURCES Donate $55 now to get your Camo or Gray hat while supplies last! Replace your boring CTS with Advanced Aircrew Academy! Time and Navigation: The Untold Story of Getting from Here to There Connect with Ron Bledsoe on LinkedIn For more info on the Coast Guard visit: GoCoastGuard, USCG.mil, USCGA.edu Connect with us on LinkedIn Pre-order Liz's book: Cleared for Bedtime Our sponsors: Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airlines' plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—in any location at any time. We do this by providing high-quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service training modules delivered via the web using a world-class online aviation training system. Visit aircrewacademy.com to learn more! Tim Pope is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and a pilot. His financial planning practice provides services to aviation professionals and aviation 401k plans. Tim helps clients pursue their financial goals by defining them, organizing & optimizing resources, planning, implementing, and monitoring their financial plan. Visit www.tpope.ceterainvestors.com to learn more. Click Here to Schedule a Meeting  Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates. The statements made in this show are our own opinions and do not reflect, nor were they under any direction of any of our employers. 
9/7/20221 hour, 29 minutes, 42 seconds
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82. How can BizAv tackle Fitness for Duty and Pilot Mental health with Jenny Showalter

What do you do when you're paired with a lousy sim partner in training? // Mailbag: Success at OBAP, an Awesome Job Opportunity, and thoughts on dropping out of college to focus on flying  // Jenny Showalter joins us to discuss Fitness for Duty, Pilot Mental Health, and how it relates to BizAv  // Jenny helps us with some Flight Advice: Should a listener leave his good pt 91 job to commute to an LCC? // Story time with Jenny: Cheap Pilots and Rock Stars, the glamorous life of working at an FBO    SHOW RESOURCES Jenny Showalter's Website | Connect with Jenny on LinkedIn Donate $55 now to get your Camo or Gray hat while supplies last! Advanced Aircrew Academy Blog: Pets on a Plane PPW Glacier Pilot Job (From Cliff) The Pilots Pandemic Podcast Connect with us on LinkedIn Pre-order Liz's book: Cleared for Bedtime Our sponsors: Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airlines' plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—in any location at any time. We do this by providing high-quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service training modules delivered via the web using a world-class online aviation training system. Visit aircrewacademy.com to learn more! Tim Pope is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and a pilot. His financial planning practice provides services to aviation professionals and aviation 401k plans. Tim helps clients pursue their financial goals by defining them, organizing & optimizing resources, planning, implementing, and monitoring their financial plan. Visit www.tpope.ceterainvestors.com to learn more. Click Here to Schedule a Meeting  Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates. The statements made in this show are our own opinions and do not reflect, nor were they under any direction of any of our employers. 
8/23/20221 hour, 23 minutes, 15 seconds
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81. Straight Talk with Ted Mailbag plus Tim Pope answers Pilot financial questions

The guys are finally back from vacation! // Ted joins us to help sort through the Mailbag: Regional FO career choices, Seniority list mergers, and thoughts on a musician looking to return to the skies [7:15] // Flight Advice: How should I handle life insurance as a pilot and what's the best way to find someone to help me manage my money? Tim Pope joins us to answer listeners' financial questions [31:45] // Parent corner: Max contemplates the best way to teach his kids about aviation and Dylan's boys are in love with airplanes, especially the A380 [55:15]    SHOW RESOURCES Donate $55 now to get your Camo or Gray hat while supplies last! Advanced Aircrew Academy Blog: Making Seconds come First Connect with us on LinkedIn Pre-order Liz's book: Cleared for Bedtime Tim Pope's blog: Drowning in Cash? Do these 4 things Our sponsors: Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airlines' plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—in any location at any time. We do this by providing high-quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service training modules delivered via the web using a world-class online aviation training system. Visit aircrewacademy.com to learn more! Tim Pope is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and a pilot. His financial planning practice provides services to aviation professionals and aviation 401k plans. Tim helps clients pursue their financial goals by defining them, organizing & optimizing resources, planning, implementing, and monitoring their financial plan. Visit www.tpope.ceterainvestors.com to learn more. Click Here to Schedule a Meeting  Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates. The statements made in this show are our own opinions and do not reflect, nor were they under any direction of any of our employers. 
8/9/20221 hour, 2 minutes, 20 seconds
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80. Regional Pilot Millionaires plus Dealing with Pilot FOMO

The guys discuss the recently released transcripts from the Truckee 605 Crash // Mailbag: Follow up from pilot who left Spirit, How to handle a suspension, Lindbergh book rec [11:10] // Flight Advice: Should I stay at Envoy for the money or go to major? [21:30] // James Onieal joins us to discuss the insane pilot pay some regional airline pilots are making right now, plus we discuss how to deal with pilot FOMO    SHOW RESOURCES NTSB Docket on Challenger 605 Crash CVR Transcripts Updated SNA Layover Guide Lindbergh by Scott Berg Advanced Aircrew Academy's Weather Radar Course Book your free Strategy call with James Onieal Connect with us on LinkedIn Pre-order Liz's book: Cleared for Bedtime Our sponsors: Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airlines' plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—in any location at any time. We do this by providing high-quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service training modules delivered via the web using a world-class online aviation training system. Visit aircrewacademy.com to learn more! Tim Pope is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and a pilot. His financial planning practice provides services to aviation professionals and aviation 401k plans. Tim helps clients pursue their financial goals by defining them, organizing & optimizing resources, planning, implementing, and monitoring their financial plan. Visit www.tpope.ceterainvestors.com to learn more. Click Here to Schedule a Meeting  Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates. The statements made in this show are our own opinions and do not reflect, nor were they under any direction of any of our employers. 
7/6/20221 hour, 12 minutes, 14 seconds
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79. Weather Radar...Do you really know how to use it?

The guys discuss and review Top Gun 2: Maverick with their buddy Garrett // Mailbag: Airline pilot goes back to BizAv, Making a pros and cons list, fighting FOMO at the LCCs [12:50] // Flight Advice: Should I go to Delta? [21:05] // Dan Boedigheimer joins us to discuss Weather Radar and pass along some tips and tricks for operating weather radar correctly. [27:30] // Story time with Dan: Avoiding weather with the clergy onboard [55:15]    SHOW RESOURCES Advanced Aircrew Academy's Weather Radar Course Archie Trammell Radar Training Navigating Weather: A pilot's guide to Airborne and Datalink Weather Radar Connect with us on LinkedIn Pre-order Liz's book: Cleared for Bedtime Our sponsors: Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airlines' plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—in any location at any time. We do this by providing high-quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service training modules delivered via the web using a world-class online aviation training system. Visit aircrewacademy.com to learn more! Tim Pope is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and a pilot. His financial planning practice provides services to aviation professionals and aviation 401k plans. Tim helps clients pursue their financial goals by defining them, organizing & optimizing resources, planning, implementing, and monitoring their financial plan. Visit www.tpope.ceterainvestors.com to learn more. Click Here to Schedule a Meeting  Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates. The statements made in this show are our own opinions and do not reflect, nor were they under any direction of any of our employers. 
6/14/20221 hour, 1 minute, 40 seconds
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78. What's it like to be a Law Enforcement Pilot?

Dylan and Max react to the rumored Age 68 retirement legislation // Mailbag: Listeners weigh in on staying with their current job and dealing with major airline FOMO // John, State Police Fixed and Rotor wing pilot, joins us to explain the exciting and dynamic world of law enforcement flying. John talks about the typical missions, schedules, and career path of a LEO pilot. // Storytime with John: We get 4 great stories! SHOW RESOURCES Advanced Aircrew Academy blog post on Fuel Connect with us on LinkedIn Pre-order Liz's book: Cleared for Bedtime Our sponsors: Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airlines' plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—in any location at any time. We do this by providing high-quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service training modules delivered via the web using a world-class online aviation training system. Visit aircrewacademy.com to learn more! Tim Pope is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and a pilot. His financial planning practice provides services to aviation professionals and aviation 401k plans. Tim helps clients pursue their financial goals by defining them, organizing & optimizing resources, planning, implementing, and monitoring their financial plan. Visit www.tpope.ceterainvestors.com to learn more. Click Here to Schedule a Meeting  Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates. The statements made in this show are our own opinions and do not reflect, nor were they under any direction of any of our employers. 
5/31/20221 hour, 12 minutes
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77. Deciding between BizAv and the Majors - Plus: Alaskan Bush Pilot Liz wrote a book!

Dylan and Max share their stories of visiting Pebble Beach on trips  // Flight Advice: Should I stay at my unique job or go to the regionals? [10:00] // Dylan shares his recent experience navigating a career crossroads: staying in BizAv or going to the major airlines. [17:30] // Liz calls in to give us an update on what she's been up to in Alaska, including writing a book for kids! [38:30] // Storytime with Liz:  [47:30] SHOW RESOURCES Safety Manager Certificate Program - NBAA/Advanced Aircrew Academy Follow Liz on Instagram Pre-order Liz's book: Cleared for Bedtime Our sponsors: Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airlines' plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—in any location at any time. We do this by providing high-quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service training modules delivered via the web using a world-class online aviation training system. Visit aircrewacademy.com to learn more! Tim Pope is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and a pilot. His financial planning practice provides services to aviation professionals and aviation 401k plans. Tim helps clients pursue their financial goals by defining them, organizing & optimizing resources, planning, implementing, and monitoring their financial plan. Visit www.tpope.ceterainvestors.com to learn more. Click Here to Schedule a Meeting  Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates. The statements made in this show are our own opinions and do not reflect, nor were they under any direction of any of our employers. 
5/17/202258 minutes, 23 seconds
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76. How to succeed in new hire training

Dylan and Max discuss the pros and cons of NIPPA and Flying under the influence (of passengers) // Mailbag: UPRT Training feedback, perspective on career paths, and furry pilots [13:55] // Landon Cheben, 160th Blackhawk pilot and new hire at Frontier airlines, shares his experience getting hired at a major right after finishing his fixed-wing flight training. Landon and the guys discuss how new hires can succeed when in training at an airline, including study habit strategies and attitude [23:00] // Storytime with Landon: Heli pilot uses aerodynamics to save soldiers in combat [1:04:13] // That time I get a letter of warning from the FAA: Dylan shares a story [1:15:03] SHOW RESOURCES Advanced Aircrew Academy blog post on Flying under the influence of passengers Connect with Landon Cheben on LinkedIn Skybridge - Connecting service members and the aviation Industry Our sponsors: Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airlines' plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—in any location at any time. We do this by providing high-quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service training modules delivered via the web using a world-class online aviation training system. Visit aircrewacademy.com to learn more! Tim Pope is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and a pilot. His financial planning practice provides services to aviation professionals and aviation 401k plans. Tim helps clients pursue their financial goals by defining them, organizing & optimizing resources, planning, implementing, and monitoring their financial plan. Visit www.tpope.ceterainvestors.com to learn more. Click Here to Schedule a Meeting  Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates. The statements made in this show are our own opinions and do not reflect, nor were they under any direction of any of our employers. 
5/4/20221 hour, 26 minutes, 20 seconds
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75. Loss of Control In-Flight: The #1 safety threat in Aviation

Max shares a couple of recent stories from the road including an aborted take-off // Mailbag: Listener leaves the majors to go back to corporate aviation, more food packing advice [12:55] //  Randy Brooks, VP of Training for Aviation Performance Solutions, joins us to explain why Loss of Control In-Flight is a huge threat for all operators and what can be done to prevent it [24:00] //  Jared from Advanced Aircrew Academy joins us to discuss their UPRT training module which pilots can use to reduce risk right now [1:22:30] // Storytime with Jared: having fun with the flight guidance control panel [1:42:20] SHOW RESOURCES Tim Pope video on LinkedIn Aviation Performance Solutions More info on Randy Brooks Advanced Aircrew Academy module on Upset Prevention and Recovery Training Our sponsors: Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airlines' plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—in any location at any time. We do this by providing high-quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service training modules delivered via the web using a world-class online aviation training system. Visit aircrewacademy.com to learn more! Tim Pope is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and a pilot. His financial planning practice provides services to aviation professionals and aviation 401k plans. Tim helps clients pursue their financial goals by defining them, organizing & optimizing resources, planning, implementing, and monitoring their financial plan. Visit www.tpope.ceterainvestors.com to learn more. Click Here to Schedule a Meeting  Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates. The statements made in this show are our own opinions and do not reflect, nor were they under any direction of any of our employers. 
4/12/20221 hour, 47 minutes, 55 seconds
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74. Helping veterans transition to the airlines with Erik Sabiston of RTAG

Mailbag: Food packing tips, Observations from a retired airline pilot [4:30] // Flight Advice: Listener shares some advice on how to volunteer, give back to the community, and get career assistance [9:05] //  Erik Sabiston, co-founder of RTAG the Veteran Aviation Charity joins us to share how his group is successfully helping veterans transition to the airlines [12:45] //  Erik talks about the Icarus Device, a revolutionary new flight training aide  [38:30] // Story time with Erik: Porta-Potty mixup [49:55] // Jordan Scales calls in to recap Auburn Business Aviation Days and promote a similar event being held by the CFBAA to introduce students to business aviation [54:45] SHOW RESOURCES RTAG National Convention Connect with Erik Sabiston on LinkedIn The Icarus Device Erik's book, Dustoff 73 CFBAA Business Aviation Day (April 1st) Connect with Jordan Scales on LinkedIn Our sponsors: Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airlines' plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—in any location at any time. We do this by providing high-quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service training modules delivered via the web using a world-class online aviation training system. Visit aircrewacademy.com to learn more! Tim Pope is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and a pilot. His financial planning practice provides services to aviation professionals and aviation 401k plans. Tim helps clients pursue their financial goals by defining them, organizing & optimizing resources, planning, implementing, and monitoring their financial plan. Visit www.tpope.ceterainvestors.com to learn more. Click Here to Schedule a Meeting  Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates. The statements made in this show are our own opinions and do not reflect, nor were they under any direction of any of our employers. 
3/29/20221 hour, 4 minutes, 19 seconds
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73. Gear Review: Pilot Cooler Bags - Plus: Avoiding pilot tax mistakes

Mailbag: What about the dark side of being on the road, CFI advice [4:04] // Flight Advice: Tips on logging SIC time [12:37] //  Tim Pope joins us to discuss all of the many ways pilots get themselves into trouble with taxes and how a little bit of planning can help avoid costly missteps  [17:46] //  Gear Review: Max has been looking to consolidate from 3 bags to 2 on trips and shares his opinion on the Aerocoast Pro EFB + Cooler II and the Strongbags Pro EFB Canadian Cooler Ice [42:50] SHOW RESOURCES: Advanced Aircrew Academy Upset Recovery Training Module Gear review video on YouTube Aerocoast Pro EFB + Cooler II Strongbags Pro EFB Canadian Ice Cooler Our sponsors: Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airlines' plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—in any location at any time. We do this by providing high-quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service training modules delivered via the web using a world-class online aviation training system. Visit aircrewacademy.com to learn more! Tim Pope is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and a pilot. His financial planning practice provides services to aviation professionals and aviation 401k plans. Tim helps clients pursue their financial goals by defining them, organizing & optimizing resources, planning, implementing, and monitoring their financial plan. Visit www.tpope.ceterainvestors.com to learn more. Click Here to Schedule a Meeting  Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates. The statements made in this show are our own opinions and do not reflect, nor were they under any direction of any of our employers. 
3/15/202257 minutes, 40 seconds
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72. Help! I’m drowning in non flying duties! Plus the latest airline hiring news

Mailbag: Feedback from the relationship episode and discussing AOA and min maneuvering speed [5:06] // Flight Advice: Should I take a sim instructor position or upgrade to captain? Diamond Dog James Onieal offers his advice [6:10] // James updates us on airline hiring at NGPA and shares strategies for the upcoming conventions [24:30] // Neil Everett Capano joins us to discuss the future of aircraft management and ways department managers can successfully outsource non-flying duties  [42:56] //  Storytime with Neil: The downside of charter apps [1:26:08] SHOW RESOURCES: Advanced Aircrew Academy Newsletter Book your appointment with James Onieal Connect with Neil Everett Capano on LinkedIn Neil's company: Yonderwest.aero Our sponsors: Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airlines' plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—in any location at any time. We do this by providing high-quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service training modules delivered via the web using a world-class online aviation training system. Visit aircrewacademy.com to learn more! Tim Pope is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and a pilot. His financial planning practice provides services to aviation professionals and aviation 401k plans. Tim helps clients pursue their financial goals by defining them, organizing & optimizing resources, planning, implementing, and monitoring their financial plan. Visit www.tpope.ceterainvestors.com to learn more. Click Here to Schedule a Meeting  Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates. The statements made in this show are our own opinions and do not reflect, nor were they under any direction of any of our employers. 
3/1/20221 hour, 37 minutes
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71. What's it like to be married to a pilot and raise a family?

Mailbag: Listener's questions about aviation and marriage: What’s it like to be married to (and raise a family with) a pilot? What’s it like when Mom is the full time pilot? And what’s it like when your husband transitions from military flying to airline flying? // Max’s wife Mackenzie shares her experience learning about the aviation lifestyle [6:10] // Jackie, host of the Pilot Wife Podcast, joins us to share her story of being married to a pilot for 30 years [21:10] Major Airline Pilot Mom Yllithia and Stay at home Dad Ryan on what it’s like to raise children while mom flies full time, (Dylan’s wife Lindsey joins the discussion as well) [1:12:45] We talk to Anna, a military wife and mother of four, about her family’s recent transition from the military to the airlines [2:03:07] // Storytime with Max and Kenz: Transporting their newly purchased airplane via 70ft trailer. SHOW RESOURCES: Advanced Aircrew Academy Newsletter Jackie’s Pilot Wife Podcast Yllithia would be happy to talk more to any female pilots about maternity leave/nursing/and being on the road as a new mom, please contact us at [email protected] and we'll be happy to put you in touch with her. Our sponsors: Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airlines' plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—in any location at any time. We do this by providing high-quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service training modules delivered via the web using a world-class online aviation training system. Visit aircrewacademy.com to learn more! Tim Pope is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and a pilot. His financial planning practice provides services to aviation professionals and aviation 401k plans. Tim helps clients pursue their financial goals by defining them, organizing & optimizing resources, planning, implementing, and monitoring their financial plan. Visit www.tpope.ceterainvestors.com to learn more. Click Here to Schedule a Meeting  Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates. The statements made in this show are our own opinions and do not reflect, nor were they under any direction of any of our employers. 
2/8/20222 hours, 55 minutes, 9 seconds
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70. Parts Smarts: Avoiding AOG with a failing supply chain

Max wonders how long his Marriott points will last while on reserve //  Mailbag: Continuing the conversation on why Turboprops have more runway excursions and what you can do with a 2nd class medical [10:00] // Flight Advice: How do I write a good letter of recommendation? [23:00] // Jim Sellers and Forrest Bullard from JSSI Parts and Leasing join us to discuss what's going on in the parts marketplace, supply chain issues, and how to protect your operation [31:00]  SHOW RESOURCES: Advanced Aircrew Academy Newsletter ILS/RNAV/PRM Approaches Module JSSI Parts and Leasing Connect with Jim Sellers on LinkedIn Connect with Forrest Bullard on LinkedIn - Mr. Donovan Batiste's Instagram Channel - SEND HIM A MESSAGE AND DEMAND HE APPEAR ON THE 21.FIVE SHOW! 21.Five Podcast’s LinkedIn Support the 21.Five show by making a donation here Our sponsors: Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airlines' plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—in any location at any time. We do this by providing high-quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service training modules delivered via the web using a world-class online aviation training system. Visit aircrewacademy.com to learn more! Tim Pope is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and a pilot. His financial planning practice provides services to aviation professionals and aviation 401k plans. Tim helps clients pursue their financial goals by defining them, organizing & optimizing resources, planning, implementing, and monitoring their financial plan. Visit www.tpope.ceterainvestors.com to learn more. Click Here to Schedule a Meeting  Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates. The statements made in this show are our own opinions and do not reflect, nor were they under any direction of any of our employers. 
1/25/20221 hour, 24 minutes, 15 seconds
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69. What are my career options with a 2nd class medical? Plus: ATC Q&A with Derek Vento

Max and Dylan discuss the recent LearJet crash in San Diego and try to raise awareness on minimum maneuvering speed //  Flight Advice: What are my career options if I can only hold a second class medical? [29:13] // Do controllers hate it when you wish them happy holidays on the radio? Derek Vento joins us to answer more of your ATC questions [50:00]  SHOW RESOURCES: Advanced Aircrew Academy Newsletter Runway Excursions training module Book a call with James Onieal Follow Derek Vento on Instagram - Mr. Donovan Batiste's Instagram Channel - SEND HIM A MESSAGE AND DEMAND HE APPEAR ON THE 21.FIVE SHOW! 21.Five Podcast’s LinkedIn Support the 21.Five show by making a donation here Our sponsors: Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airlines' plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—in any location at any time. We do this by providing high-quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service training modules delivered via the web using a world-class online aviation training system. Visit aircrewacademy.com to learn more! Tim Pope is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and a pilot. His financial planning practice provides services to aviation professionals and aviation 401k plans. Tim helps clients pursue their financial goals by defining them, organizing & optimizing resources, planning, implementing, and monitoring their financial plan. Visit www.tpope.ceterainvestors.com to learn more. Click Here to Schedule a Meeting  Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates. The statements made in this show are our own opinions and do not reflect, nor were they under any direction of any of our employers. 
1/11/20221 hour, 42 minutes, 39 seconds
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68. What's it like to fly utility work in helicopters?

Mailbag: Low time Lear Pilot, Defending Heber, and explaining Fly-By-Wire  [4:30] // Flight Advice: Upgrade to captain at a major airline if it means commuting? [14:00] // Dan Doepker joins us to share his experience flying utility work in Chinook and 107 Vertol helicopters [31:00]  // Storytime: Dan learns a hard lesson after landing a Cessna 150 on the beach [1:49:23] SHOW RESOURCES: FAA Airworthiness Directive 2021-23-12 Introduction to Fly-By-Wire Flight Control Systems by David Kern  Aloft with Dan podcast - Mr. Donovan Batiste's Instagram Channel - SEND HIM A MESSAGE AND DEMAND HE APPEAR ON THE 21.FIVE SHOW! 21.Five Podcast’s LinkedIn Support the 21.Five show by making a donation here Our sponsors: Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airlines' plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—in any location at any time. We do this by providing high-quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service training modules delivered via the web using a world-class online aviation training system. Visit aircrewacademy.com to learn more! Tim Pope is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and a pilot. His financial planning practice provides services to aviation professionals and aviation 401k plans. Tim helps clients pursue their financial goals by defining them, organizing & optimizing resources, planning, implementing, and monitoring their financial plan. Visit www.tpope.ceterainvestors.com to learn more. Click Here to Schedule a Meeting  Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates. The statements made in this show are our own opinions and do not reflect, nor were they under any direction of any of our employers. 
12/28/20212 hours, 4 minutes, 13 seconds
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67. How to survive first-year pay at the Majors w/ Tim Pope

PSAs on the new 'NOTAMS' and 5G interference, plus the mailbag  [1:00] // Certified Financial Planner Tim Pope joins us to answer some Flight Advice: How can pilots survive the first-year pay cut at the majors? [18:50] // Storytime: Tim makes an  appearance on the real 121.5 [42:20]  //  Straight Talk with Ted [47:41] SHOW RESOURCES: FAA Changes NOTAMs FAA Statement on 5G Connect with Tim Pope on LinkedIn or Click Here to Schedule a Meeting - Mr. Donovan Batiste's Instagram Channel - SEND HIM A MESSAGE AND DEMAND HE APPEAR ON THE 21.FIVE SHOW! 21.Five Podcast’s LinkedIn Support the 21.Five show by making a donation here Our sponsors: Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airlines' plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—in any location at any time. We do this by providing high-quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service training modules delivered via the web using a world-class online aviation training system. Visit aircrewacademy.com to learn more! Tim Pope is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and a pilot. His financial planning practice provides services to aviation professionals and aviation 401k plans. Tim helps clients pursue their financial goals by defining them, organizing & optimizing resources, planning, implementing, and monitoring their financial plan. Visit www.tpope.ceterainvestors.com to learn more. Click Here to Schedule a Meeting  Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates. The statements made in this show are our own opinions and do not reflect, nor were they under any direction of any of our employers. 
12/14/20211 hour, 7 minutes, 25 seconds
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66. Flying for the fractionals: The perfect mix of corporate and airline?

Max calls in from requalification training at SWA, Mailbag: Please make a show explaining the lifestyle of being married to a pilot [10:35] // Flight Advice: Handling a tricky situation with someone you share the cockpit with [21:34] // Jim Dunn, Director of Training at FlexJet, educates us on the fascinating world of flying for the fractionals including schedule, pay, red label, home-basing, training, and other little known perks [31:30]  //  Storytime: Jim helps FlexJet clients evacuate during Hurricane Irma [1:15:44] SHOW RESOURCES: FlexJet Pilot Jobs Page Connect with Jim Dunn on LinkedIn - Mr. Donovan Batiste's Instagram Channel - SEND HIM A MESSAGE AND DEMAND HE APPEAR ON THE 21.FIVE SHOW! 21.Five Podcast’s LinkedIn Support the 21.Five show by making a donation here Our sponsors: Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airlines' plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—in any location at any time. We do this by providing high-quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service training modules delivered via the web using a world-class online aviation training system. Visit aircrewacademy.com to learn more!  Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates. The statements made in this show are our own opinions and do not reflect, nor were they under any direction of any of our employers. 
11/23/20211 hour, 31 minutes, 45 seconds
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65. What's it like to fly the Goodyear Blimp?

Mailbag: ABQ Layover Guide, Discussion on Pilot shortage in BizAv [6:35] // Flight Advice: Skywest or Envoy? How to decide [16:00] // Bill Bayless, Chief pilot Goodyear Blimp Wingfoot One, joins us to talk all things lighter than air: training, flying, lifestyle, and lots of helium [22:42]  // Storytime: Crossing the border in a Blimp [1:28:30] SHOW RESOURCES: PPW Thread on Sim Scenarios Brian's ABQ Layover Guide Connect with Bill Bayliss on LinkedIn Learn more about the Goodyear Blimp - Mr. Donovan Batiste's Instagram Channel - SEND HIM A MESSAGE AND DEMAND HE APPEAR ON THE 21.FIVE SHOW! 21.Five Podcast’s LinkedIn Support the 21.Five show by making a donation here Our sponsors: Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airlines' plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—in any location at any time. We do this by providing high-quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service training modules delivered via the web using a world-class online aviation training system. Visit aircrewacademy.com to learn more!  Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates. The statements made in this show are our own opinions and do not reflect, nor were they under any direction of any of our employers. 
11/9/20211 hour, 49 minutes, 28 seconds
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64. Are regional airline hiring bonuses a trap? Plus Auburn BizAv Days

Max and Dylan react to the "Captain George' PA [1:00] // Mailbag: Pilots looking for jobs that don't require vaccines and Max's latest announcement [18:32] // James Onieal calls in to offer advice to pilots considering taking attractive regional airline hiring bonuses and we discuss the general state of the pilot job market [24:20] Will and Jordan join us to talk about Auburn University Business Aviation Days and what we can be done to introduce bizav to college students [1:06:05] // Storytime: Will meets Harrison Ford, but there's a catch [1:22:03] Connect with James Onieal on LinkedIn Connect with Kevan "Will" Leveille on LinkedIn Connect with Jordan Scales on LinkedIn More info on Auburn University Business Aviation Days Mr. Donovan Batiste's Instagram Channel - SEND HIM A MESSAGE AND DEMAND HE APPEAR ON THE 21.FIVE SHOW! 21.Five Podcast’s LinkedIn Support the 21.Five show by making a donation here Our sponsors: Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airlines' plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—in any location at any time. We do this by providing high-quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service training modules delivered via the web using a world-class online aviation training system. Visit aircrewacademy.com to learn more!  Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates. The statements made in this show are our own opinions and do not reflect, nor were they under any direction of any of our employers. 
10/19/20211 hour, 31 minutes, 41 seconds
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63. College to Flight Deck: Delta's Propel Program

Flight Advice: Regional FO trying to choose between E-175 and CRJ [07:08] // Mailbag: Positive and negative feedback on AQP  [13:50] // Roy, Delta First Officer and Lead Liaison for the Propel Program, joins us to break down this exciting opportunity for college students [26:31] Connect with Roy on LinkedIn More information on Delta's Propel Program here Mr. Donovan Batiste's Instagram Channel - SEND HIM A MESSAGE AND DEMAND HE APPEAR ON THE 21.FIVE SHOW! 21.Five Podcast’s LinkedIn Support the 21.Five show by making a donation here Our sponsors: Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airline's plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—in any location at any time. We do this by providing high-quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service training modules delivered via the web using a world-class online aviation training system. Visit aircrewacademy.com to learn more!  Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates. The statements made in this show are our own opinions and do not reflect, nor were they under any direction of any of our employers. 
10/5/20211 hour, 18 minutes, 33 seconds
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62. Understanding AQP, the Next Generation of Airline Training

Flight Advice: CFI wonders if he is crossing a line with his former flight school [09:03] // Mailbag: Encouraging email from pilot getting his medical back, More on the 20s/10s and Donavan Batiste's latest video  [13:25] // Retired E190 Check Airman and AQP Expert Sam joins us to explain next-gen airline training, why it's better, and what to expect when going through an AQP program  [22:25] // Storytime with Sam: The joys of OE in the Northeast [1:11:15] Connect with Sam on LinkedIn AQP Documents mentioned by Sam: FAA Order 8900.10 - Volume 3, chapter 21, Section 1 AC-120-54A AQP ISD Guide Mr. Donovan Batiste's Instagram Channel 21.Five Podcast’s LinkedIn Support the 21.Five show by making a donation here Our sponsors: Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airline's plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—in any location at any time. We do this by providing high-quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service training modules delivered via the web using a world-class online aviation training system. Visit aircrewacademy.com to learn more!  Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates. The statements made in this show are our own opinions and do not reflect, nor were they under any direction of any of our employers. 
9/21/20211 hour, 19 minutes, 44 seconds
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61. What's it like to fly crop dusters?

The boys are back from training and share the highs and lows of their experiences [00:30] // Mailbag: Listener educates the boys on the 20s/10s reference, comments on visual approaches, and changes to Aspen's approach minima [10:20] // Ken Meines joins us to explain the crop dusting business, including many wild stories and how interested pilots can get their start in the industry.  [22:45] // Ken talks about his other jobs as an aerial fire-fighter and spreading sterilized fruit flies over the LA basin [57:30] // Storytime with Ken: The consequences of loading a crop duster solo [1:20:00] Show resources: Mr. Donovan Batiste's Instagram Channel Check out Ken's company, Ranch Aero Inc on Facebook National Agricultural Aviation Association 21.Five Podcast’s LinkedIn Support the 21.Five show by making a donation here Our sponsors: Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airline's plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—in any location at any time. We do this by providing high-quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service training modules delivered via the web using a world-class online aviation training system. Visit aircrewacademy.com to learn more!  Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates. The statements made in this show are our own opinions and do not reflect, nor were they under any direction of any of our employers. 
9/7/20211 hour, 26 minutes, 45 seconds
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60. How can pro pilots get better at flying visual approaches?

The good and the bad of pilot social media: Donovan Batiste and PJP Jeff [00:30] // Mailbag: Listeners write in to share their thoughts on the Truckee Crash and provide valuable insight [14:30] // Jason Herman explains the new Pilot Records Database and what pilots need to know and do [21:34] // Dave Keys joins us to discuss the dismal state of professional pilots and visual approaches and what can be done about it [44:23] // Storytime with Dave: Sabreliner training (or lack thereof) [1:26:00] Show resources: Mr. Donovan Batiste's Instagram Channel FAA Pilot Records Database Dave Key's LinkedIn | Jason Herman's LinkedIn 21.Five Podcast’s LinkedIn Get your 21.Five Coffee Cup by donating $85 here Our sponsors: Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airline's plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—in any location at any time. We do this by providing high-quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service training modules delivered via the web using a world-class online aviation training system. Visit aircrewacademy.com to learn more!  Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates. The statements made in this show are our own opinions and do not reflect, nor were they under any direction of any of our employers. 
8/17/20211 hour, 34 minutes, 30 seconds
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59. What can we learn from the Truckee Crash?

The guys return from vacation to discuss the recent Challenger 605 crash and the resulting 'investigation' on pilot social media [00:30] // Max recaps his visit to EAA AirVenture [32:30] // AOPA's Justine Harrison updates us on the latest developments on instructing in experimental and limited aircraft [39:20] // Flight Advice: How to network in the middle of nowhere? [48:19] Show resources: Article on legislation mentioned by Justine Harrison 21.Five Podcast’s LinkedIn Get your 21.Five Coffee Cup by donating $85 here Our sponsors: Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airline's plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—in any location at any time. We do this by providing high-quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service training modules delivered via the web using a world class online aviation training system. Visit aircrewacademy.com to learn more!  Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates. The statements made in this show are our own opinions and do not reflect, nor were they under any direction of any of our employers. 
8/3/202153 minutes, 25 seconds
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58. NBAA BACE and Planespotting with Phil Derner

The guys discuss new aircraft deliveries and debate what is the best type rating to have [00:30] // Flight Advice: New CFI struggling to find work [20:45] // NBAA's Phil Derner joins us to share the latest on NBAA BACE and why attending is a great investment of time and resources [31:00] // Phil explains the world of planespotting [49:30] // We ask Phil what it was like to be an aviation consultant for national TV networks and appear Air Disasters and other shows [101:37] Show resources: NBAA BACE 2021 Info Phil Derner's LinkedIn | Aviation Photos 21.Five Podcast’s LinkedIn Get your 21.Five Coffee Cup by donating $85 here Our sponsors: Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airline's plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—in any location at any time. We do this by providing high-quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service training modules delivered via the web using a world class online aviation training system. Visit aircrewacademy.com to learn more!  Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates. The statements made in this show are our own opinions and do not reflect, nor were they under any direction of any of our employers. 
7/6/20211 hour, 18 minutes, 27 seconds
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57. Regional Flow: Should I stay or should I go?

Mailbag: Can you dodge company policy and fly as a 'consultant' instead of a contract pilot? [6:26] // Dylan's chief pilot is not impressed with his mustache [11:22] // James Onieal is back with the latest airline hiring news [15:41] // The guys discuss the pros and cons of being a Direct Entry Captain [33:26] // Storytime: How Dylan met the girl of his dreams thanks to a Delta Jumpseater [58:30] Show resources: James Onieal's Calendar | LinkedIn  21.Five Podcast’s LinkedIn Get your 21.Five Coffee Cup by donating $85 here Our sponsors: Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airline's plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—in any location at any time. We do this by providing high quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service training modules delivered via the web using a world class online aviation training system. Visit aircrewacademy.com to learn more!  Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates. The statements made in this show are our own opinions and do not reflect, nor were they under any direction of any of our employers. 
6/22/20211 hour, 7 minutes, 31 seconds
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56. How do I become a contract pilot and what's it like?

The guys discuss United's supersonic announcement. Flight Advice: Listener provides his perspective on leaving a stable career to become a professional pilot [7:45] // Dylan and Max explain the basics of contract flying [18:58] Professional contract pilot Dan joins us to share his experience as full-time Gulfstream contractor [32:00] Storytime: Dan successfully locates and penetrates a thunderstorm at night [1:14:22] Show resources: Book: Hard Landing CAJL Contract Pilots Network Facebook Group Contract Pilot Rate Survey Spreadsheet Dan's Podcast: Warbirds - Tales from Above 21.Five Podcast’s LinkedIn 21.Five Merch Store Our sponsors: Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airline's plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—in any location at any time. We do this by providing high-quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service training modules delivered via the web using a world-class online aviation training system. Visit aircrewacademy.com to learn more!  Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates. The statements made in this show are our own opinions and do not reflect, nor were they under any direction of any of our employers. 
6/8/20211 hour, 22 minutes, 36 seconds
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55. AOPA General Counsel Justine Harrison on Warbird Ruling and ADS-B

Aerion Supersonic shutting down and thoughts on Starlink. Flight Advice: Should I leave my high paying job to become a pro pilot? [27:07] // Aviation Attorney Justine Harrison joins us to explain the recent Warbird Adventures ruling and the potential widespread ramifications of the decision in the industry [36:44] We ask Justine how the FAA is using ADS-B data for pilot enforcement. [1:00:00] Storytime: Justine talks about building and flying her Air Cam twin experimental and shares a funny flying story. [1:02:25] Show resources: Book: Everything Explained for the Professional Pilot Article on the Warbird Adventures Case Connect with Justine Harrison on LinkedIn 21.Five Podcast’s LinkedIn 21.Five Merch Store Our sponsors: Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airline's plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—in any location at any time. We do this by providing high quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service training modules delivered via the web using a world class online aviation training system. Visit aircrewacademy.com to learn more!  Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates. The statements made in this show are our own opinions and do not reflect, nor were they under any direction of any of our employers. 
5/25/20211 hour, 11 minutes, 11 seconds
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54. What happens to my medical after getting COVID-19?

Flight Advice: low time pilot wonders if he should stay at 100 hr/yr job or go build time [19:08] // Former Federal Air Surgeon Dr. Michael Berry on getting your medical back after catching covid and what pilots need to know about sleep apnea [29:22] Storytime: Dr. Berry on his dad being "the astronaut's doctor" [52:49] // Bonus content: Podcasting Live from the AZBAA Golf Benefit [1:03:48] Show resources: Advanced Aircrew Academy LinkedIn FAA Policy Letter for AME Evaluations of Airmen with COVID-19 Connect with Dr. Michael Berry on LinkedIn NASA Article on Dr. Chuck Berry 21.Five Podcast’s LinkedIn 21.Five Merch Store Our sponsors: Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airline's plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—in any location at any time. We do this by providing high quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service training modules delivered via the web using a world class online aviation training system. Visit aircrewacademy.com to learn more!  Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates. The statements made in this show are our own opinions and do not reflect, nor were they under any direction of any of our employers. 
5/11/20211 hour, 27 minutes, 25 seconds
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53. What character traits do successful pilots have?

Flight Advice: Stay at the regionals with a new baby or go corporate? [16:10] // Erika Armstrong updates us on the FAA requiring SMS for operators [26:04] // Erika shares some observations on the character traits of successful pilots she sees in her university classes [50:12] Story time: Erika uses humor to defuse an emergency on the 727 [1:08:30]  Show resources: Blog post on FAA SMS Mandate - Advanced Aircrew Academy Erika Armstong's LinkedIn | Book 21.Five Podcast’s LinkedIn 21.Five Merch Store Our sponsors: Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airline's plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—in any location at any time. We do this by providing high quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service training modules delivered via the web using a world class online aviation training system. Visit aircrewacademy.com to learn more!  Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates. The statements made in this show are our own opinions and do not reflect, nor were they under any direction of any of our employers. 
4/27/20211 hour, 18 minutes, 44 seconds
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52. Who's hiring and what are they looking for?

Flight Advice: Take the PC-12 captain upgrade or go fly a jet? [12:37] // Apparently all the airlines are hiring again! James Onieal shares the latest hiring news and gives tips on how to get an interview ASAP [21:08] // United's diversity training announcement was a hot topic for pilots this week, the guys discuss [50:12]  Show resources: Sleep with me podcast Bribery Blog post from Advanced Aircrew Academy James Onieal's Calendar | LinkedIn  21.Five Podcast’s LinkedIn 21.Five Merch Store Our sponsors: Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airline's plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—in any location at any time. We do this by providing high quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service training modules delivered via the web using a world class online aviation training system. Visit aircrewacademy.com to learn more!  Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates. The statements made in this show are our own opinions and do not reflect, nor were they under any direction of any of our employers. 
4/13/20211 hour, 10 minutes, 44 seconds
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51. How can I improve my communication with the boss?

Mailbag: Listener pushback on INTL Flying and what defines a Legacy airline? [9:12] // Communicating with your principal: Dylan and Max share what they've learned after participating in NBAA webinar [24:40] // Max gives an update on his Murphy Moose build [41:13]  // Storytime with Max and Dylan: Flat tire in the Mooney [50:20] Show resources: NBAA Small Operator Learning Series [Must be NBAA Member to access] 21.Five Podcast’s LinkedIn 21.Five Merch Store Our sponsors: Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airline's plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—in any location at any time. We do this by providing high quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service training modules delivered via the web using a world class online aviation training system. Visit aircrewacademy.com to learn more!  Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates. The statements made in this show are our own opinions and do not reflect, nor were they under any direction of any of our employers. 
3/23/202155 minutes, 20 seconds
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50. Would you be better off flying for a ULCC over a legacy carrier?

Dylan has a PSA for those applying for jobs online // Should we change our perception of ULCCs and can they be good long-term destination for pilots? Jason DuVernay shares his perspective as a ULCC pilot and recaps his interview with former Spirit Airlines CEO Ben Baldanza  [14:43] // We discuss Breeze Airlines and Jason shares some insight on how to get hired at Breeze [54:40] // Zach, former wide-body pilot and current ULCC pilot, compares the types of flying [1:10:00] // Christian, AZBAA Scholarship Chairman, explains how to get free money for flight training [1:21:46] // Storytime with Dylan: Go around and diversion during FAA Line Check [1:35:41] Show resources: Raven Careers Aviation Podcast Connect with Jason Duvernay on LinkedIn Airlines Confidential Podcast AZBAA Scholarships | NBAA Directory of Regional BizAv groups 21.Five Podcast’s LinkedIn 21.Five Merch Store Our sponsors: Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airline's plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—in any location at any time. We do this by providing high quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service training modules delivered via the web using a world class online aviation training system. Visit aircrewacademy.com to learn more!  Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates. The statements made in this show are our own opinions and do not reflect, nor were they under any direction of any of our employers. 
3/9/20211 hour, 45 minutes, 36 seconds
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49. What's the going on with all of these runway excursions?

Max shares how he handled a mechanical during a recent trip and we open the mailbag // What's to be done about all of these runway excursions? Dan Boedigheimer, CEO of Advanced Aircrew Academy, joins us to explain what's going on and share some mitigation strategies [21:11] // Story time with Dan: What happens with the owner dies while on a trip? [59:15] // Flight Advice: How can pilots avoid making disastrous financial decisions while unemployed or furloughed? We call Pilot Financial Advisor Josh Flatley for advice [1:08:20] Show resources: Orange County Destination Guide Connect with Dan Boedigheimer, Ph.D. Advanced Aircrew Academy's module on Runway Excursions Josh Flatley's Financial Planning for Pilots, X Vector LTD 21.Five Podcast’s LinkedIn 21.Five Merch Store Our sponsors: Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airline's plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—in any location at any time. We do this by providing high quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service training modules delivered via the web using a world class online aviation training system. Visit aircrewacademy.com to learn more!  Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates.
2/23/20211 hour, 23 minutes, 44 seconds
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48. Straight talk with Ted plus Max and the Meme Lords

Airfare Snack Pouch giveaway winner announced // Straight talk with Ted: Captains who love YouTube plus the cat content you're here for [11:51] // Roy joins us to discuss pilot meme culture taking on mental health and the FAA [28:06] // Max talks about his latest project: building a Murphy Moose [43:30] // One of our listeners calls in to share their insane story about narrowly avoiding a collision on takeoff at the Heber Airport  [53:03] Show resources: 21.Five Podcast’s LinkedIn 21.Five Merch Store Our sponsor, Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airline's plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more!  Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates.
2/9/20211 hour, 12 minutes, 34 seconds
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47. Furloughed and Confused with James Onieal

Dealing with tower closures at SNA, PHX, and a surprise burrito induced fire // Flight Advice: Furloughed regional airline pilot has a corporate opportunity but is getting recalled. James Onieal joins us to offer his insight [17:00] // One of our listeners shares an incredible story about accidentally landing at a cartel airport in Mexico [1:01:00] Connect with James Onieal on LinkedIn or visit ravencareers.com Show resources: 21.Five Podcast’s LinkedIn 21.Five Merch Store Our sponsor, Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airline's plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more!  Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates.
1/26/20211 hour, 22 minutes, 36 seconds
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46. Lessons Learned in 2020 plus Flight Advice

Dylan and Max reflect on 2020 and share some of their lessons learned including: adapting to changing market conditions, handling pay negotiations, and Dylan's lack of affection for KHCR // Flight Advice: What should a pilot do if the principal wants to break away from the management company? [27:45] // Storytime: Max outsmarts a broken APU in Goose Bay to save his European ski trip [41:51] NBAA Covid-19 Vaccine Webinar moderated by Dylan 21.Five Podcast’s LinkedIn 21.Five Merch Store Support the show with a donation Our sponsor, Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airline's plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more!  Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates.
1/12/202153 minutes, 2 seconds
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45. The Flight Department Company Trap with John Clark

Flight Advice: A young regional airline pilot in need of some relationship advice // John Clark, COO and Chief Counsel at Jet RVSM explains the flight department company trap and professional pilots should care [29:16] // John breaks down hot legal topics for professional pilots [1:09:00] // Story Time: Max rents a dirt bike to explore Karpathos, Greece [1:28:13] Connect with John Clark on LinkedIn JetRVSM Website | NCBAA Webinar "Cooling" Letter / FAA Interpretation PreFlight Connect Website | [email protected] 21.Five Podcast’s LinkedIn 21.Five Merch Store Support the show with a donation Our sponsor, Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airline's plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more!  Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates.
12/8/20201 hour, 36 minutes, 30 seconds
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44. The Wonderful World of LOAs with Christy DeYoung

Mailbag: Even more COVID-19 vaccine discussion // Christy DeYoung, President of JetRVSM, joins us to educate us on the current landscape of LOAs for Pt 91 aircraft [15:44] // Christy breaks down the latest with RVSM and ADS-B // Story Time: Part two of Dylan's fiasco in Trinidad plus Max and the buddy hose Connect with Christy DeYoung on LinkedIn JetRVSM Website | LOA Webinar 21.Five Podcast’s LinkedIn 21.Five Merch Store Support the show with a donation Our sponsor, Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airline's plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more!  Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates.
11/24/20201 hour, 1 minute, 48 seconds
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43. Rotary to Airline: Richie's story, Plus more LinkedIn networking tips

Mailbag: A timely listener email serves as a reminder for pilots to avoid the COVID-19 vaccine for now // Flight Advice: Advising a retired airline pilot on business aviation [10:21] // Featured Furloughed Flyer: Richie joins us to share his experience on being furloughed from Allegiant [17:45], transitioning from Army Blackhawk pilot to the Airlines [19:39], and his experience with RTAG [53:00] // James Onieal calls in to share more LinkedIn networking strategies [1:00:00] // Story time with Richie: Sleepy formation flight [1:22:00] Connect with David "Richie" Mercado and James Onieal on LinkedIn 21.Five Podcast’s LinkedIn 21.Five Merch Store Support the show with a donation Our sponsor, Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airline's plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more!  Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates.
11/10/20201 hour, 32 minutes, 48 seconds
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42. Pilot job market update with FindAPilot.com

Flight Advice: How do you gracefully give constructive feedback to another pilot? Click here to submit your flight advice request // Mailbag: Airfare Pouch and taking fall foliage through the FBO lobby // John Peroyea from FindAPilot.com shares his unique perspective on the current pilot job market [27:23] // Tom Hauge calls in to explain what contract pilots need to know about being insured on aircraft policies [54:34] // Story time: Dylan and the Beechjet Bug Spray Fiasco in Trinidad [1:36:00] The healthiest snacks in the air: Visit https://airfarepouch.com Connect with John Peroyea | Create a profile at FindAPilot.com for free Connect with Tom Hauge | Visit WingsInsurance.com Show resources: Flight Advice anonymous request form 21.Five Podcast’s LinkedIn 21.Five Merch Store Support the show with a donation to get a Straight Talk with Ted sticker For the next 31 days you can apply for Term Life Insurance coverage designed exclusively for professional pilots with a simplified application. This means you only answer a few simple questions, and no medical exam is necessary upon initial application. Here’s how much coverage you can apply for through the end of October: Pilot Members and Spouses $150,000 – Under age 50 $100,000 – Under age 55 $50,000 – Under age 60 Featuring competitive rates, portable coverage that stays with you even if you change jobs, retire, or your health worsens - with an option to elect dependent child coverage. Why not take advantage of this benefit and help provide your loved ones with the protection they deserve? Protect Your Family Apply Online: http://harveywatt.co/group-term-life/simplified-issue-application  Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates.
10/27/20201 hour, 44 minutes, 35 seconds
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41. Adventure flying with Alaskan bush pilot Liz

The guys thank Jace M and Dustin B for their support then discuss training contracts in business aviation // More listener emails from EP39, an Australian pilot checks in, and a good pilot guitar story //  Alaskan bush pilot Liz calls in to explain the ins and outs of flying piston airplanes year 'round in Alaska [28:57] // We cover a myriad of topics including bad weather flying, primitive airports, survival gear, and what it's like to be a female bush pilot and mother in rural Alaska // Liz shares a story about getting stranded unexpectedly on Christmas Eve [1:03:24] Follow along with Liz's adventures on instagram at @echojuliet912 Show resources: Max's appearance on the Pathways to Aviation Career Symposeum Dylan's appearance on NBAA's Small Flight Department Learning Series 21.Five Podcast’s LinkedIn 21.Five Merch Store Support the show with a donation For the next 31 days you can apply for Term Life Insurance coverage designed exclusively for professional pilots with a simplified application. This means you only answer a few simple questions, and no medical exam is necessary upon initial application. Here’s how much coverage you can apply for through the end of October: Pilot Members and Spouses $150,000 – Under age 50 $100,000 – Under age 55 $50,000 – Under age 60 Featuring competitive rates, portable coverage that stays with you even if you change jobs, retire, or your health worsens - with an option to elect dependent child coverage. Why not take advantage of this benefit and help provide your loved ones with the protection they deserve? Protect Your Family Apply Online: http://harveywatt.co/group-term-life/simplified-issue-application  Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates.
10/13/20201 hour, 15 minutes, 57 seconds
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40. Flying the A-10 and more Straight Talk with Ted

The guys thank Erik G and Jeremy M for their support then discuss a couple of interesting posts from pilot social media // We read listener emails in response to episode 39's interview with Lynsey Howell [11:15] // Straight talk with Ted: What's the deal with pilots who bring guitars on trips? [28:46] //  [40:25] // Training: Dylan reviews FlightSafety's online recurrent ground school and Max rants about his initial training and subsequent course critique [44:26] // Featured Furloughed Pilot Chris is back to share his experience flying the A-10 and tells us a great story about his trucking days. [1:05:42] Show resources: The Social Dilemma on Netflix Message Jason DuVernay on LinkedIn and demand the #displacementdigeridoo 21.Five Podcast’s LinkedIn 21.Five Merch Store Support the show with a donation Our sponsor, Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airline's plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more!  Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates.
9/29/20201 hour, 34 minutes, 58 seconds
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39. Real pilots own wooden boats, with Lynsey Howell

The guys thank Philip B for a donation and dig into the mailbag // Dr. Tom Faulkner, AME explains why pilots can't participate in vaccine trials and shares his opinion on pilots getting the COVID-19 vaccine [13:05] // Lynsey Howell, professional pilot and career coach, tells her aviation story [25:18] // We discuss Lynsey's study of 50 successful female pilots and she reveals some of the traits that many of the women share [40:25] // Lynsey explains imposter syndrome and why female pilots can struggle with it [49:00] // Lynsey tells a story from the glory days flying the twin otter for Seaborne Airlines [1:07:07] To contact Lynsey Howell, visit her website or connect with her on LinkedIn. Dr. Tom Faulkner can be reached via his website or  404-565-0870 Show resources: Info on WAI's Girls in Aviation Day can be found here Message Jason DuVernay on LinkedIn and demand the #displacementdigeridoo Lynsey's book, Finding Amelia, can be found here 21.Five Podcast’s LinkedIn 21.Five Merch Store Our sponsor, Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airline's plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more!  Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates.
9/15/20201 hour, 22 minutes, 12 seconds
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38. You're getting furloughed, now what?

The guys discuss how to handle a cancellation on a contract trip  // Featured Furloughed Flyer Chris shares his perspective and experience surviving a previous furlough by turning to long haul trucking // James and Jason from Raven Careers with tangible steps on what to do if you're getting furloughed // Dylan and Max share hilarious and cringeworthy interview stories. You can reach our Featured Furloughed Flyer, Chris on ProPilotWorld.com, username: That Guy Connect with James Onieal and Jason DuVernay on LinkedIn To join Raven Careers' 7 Day Networking Challenge, contact them [email protected] Show resources: 21.Five Podcast’s LinkedIn 21.Five Merch Store Our sponsor, Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airline's plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more!  Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates.
9/1/20201 hour, 27 minutes, 31 seconds
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37. More Crazy, Funny, and Interesting Aviation stories from our Listeners (pt. 2)

Max reveals his latest career pivot | We discuss how often BizAv pilots should check on their airplane during maintenance | Mike Healey joins us as our first Featured Furloughed Pilot | What happens when you drop a firearm in a C-17 lav with Matthew | Mike tells us tails from the glory days at America West and the early years at SWA | Dave relays a legendary story from his Caribbean flying comrades | Skip, an amputee pilot, shares a couple unique stories from his colorful past.  You can reach our Featured Furloughed Pilot, Micheal Healey on LinkedIn or at [email protected] Show resources: Video: What is a zero-based budget? 21.Five Podcast’s LinkedIn 21.Five Merch Store Our sponsor, Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airline's plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more!  Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates.
8/18/20201 hour, 12 minutes, 11 seconds
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36. How to Answer: Will You Resign Your Seniority Number?

Dylan talks about his tailwheel training and the guys discuss ways to stay current if you’re not flying much at work. Mailbag discussion on ATC ground control inconsistencies and furlough flute feedback. James Onieal rejoins us to address the difficult questions furloughed airline pilots will face during job interviews. We all discuss what pilots in business aviation should do if their employer presents a paycut. We call Ted for some straight talk on how to use bad news in the airline industry during a home renovation.Story Time: Max, Ted, a bachelor party, and a fire extinguisher. Show resources: Book: Never Split the Difference: Negotiating as if your life depended on it James Onieal’s LinkedIn Raven Career Development 21.Five Podcast’s LinkedIn 21.Five Merch Store Our sponsor, Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airline's plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more!  Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates.
8/4/20201 hour, 17 minutes, 47 seconds
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35. Air Traffic Controller Derek Vento

The guys are back after vacation and recap the latest (bad) news from the airline industry while introducing the ‘warn horn’ and ‘furlough flute’. We read some listener reviews. Derek Vento, Air Traffic Controller, and host of the The Traffic Pattern Podcast, joins us to talk all things ATC [16:35]. Derek explains the demanding training required to be a controller while sharing his personal story. We discuss proper phraseology on the radio and controller pet peeves. Derek gives us a preview of the upcoming season of his podcast, freestyle raps ATC clearances, and shares a great story about how controllers and pilots work together to save lives. Show resources: Derek Vento can be found on Instagram @vennntiii Listen to Derek’s show: The Traffic Pattern Podcast 21.Five Podcast’s LinkedIn 21.Five Merch Store Our sponsor, Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airline's plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates.
7/21/20201 hour, 48 minutes, 10 seconds
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34. Why applying for jobs online won’t work

While stuck on vacation due to a road closure, Dylan and Max dig into the mailbag to discuss what CFI’s should do while waiting for hiring to resume, [3:05] and give their thoughts on wearing a mask in-flight [7:28]. James Onieal and Jason from Raven Careers join us to explain the importance of networking on LinkedIn for job hunting pilots [17:48]. We discuss the latest numbers from the airlines and business aviation to gain insight on upcoming furloughs and potential opportunities [54:31]. Story time with Max: falling asleep on a check ride [1:26:44].  Show resources: Sign up for Raven Careers’ Industry Update | Sample update James Onieal’s LinkedIn or email Jason Duvernay’s LinkedIn 21.Five Podcast’s LinkedIn 21.Five Merch Store Our sponsor, Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airline's plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates.
6/16/20201 hour, 31 minutes, 52 seconds
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33. Delta’s Displacement and Industry Check in

Max and Dylan call airline and business aviation contacts to discuss the Delta displacement and get the latest on how pilots are being affected by the pandemic. We chat with Delta Pilots Chad and Roy, Aubrey, a full time contract pilot, Regional Pilot Kaleb, 135 pilot Ryan, Fractional Pilot David, and Aircraft Sales and Acquisitions specialist Ken Casey. Then, we chat with Lindsey about maintaining a healthy immune system on the road. For story time, Max shares some of his memories of being a check airman. Show resources: Collecting Copilots - Aubrey’s website Stick Talk - Grant’s Podcast Ken Casey of Pinnacle Aviation can be reached here For more on Functional Medicine, follow Lindsey on Instagram @Your.Pharm.Assist Our sponsor, Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airline's plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more!  Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates.
6/2/20201 hour, 28 minutes, 49 seconds
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32. What’s the future of small flight departments?

Dylan and Max cover the latest news including positive signs in the fractional market. Jason joins us to explain SFAR 118 and how it applies to professional pilots [11:50]. David Keys, chairman of NBAA’s Small Flight Department committee, calls in to discuss the importance of a safety culture, as well as some of the challenges facing small flight departments [40:46]. David shares a hilarious prank from his days at Eastern Airlines [1:21:17]. David Keys can be reached via LinkedIn Show resources: 21.Five blog post on displacement and furlough math SFAR 118 NBAA Small Flight Department Committee Our sponsor, Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airline's plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more!  Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates.
5/19/20201 hour, 27 minutes, 9 seconds
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31. Furloughs explained by a former ALPA Furlough Rep

Dylan and Max discuss the big displacement bid announced by United Airlines over the weekend then sort through the mailbag. Carl Valeri, airline pilot, career coach, and podcast host, joins us to cover furloughs in depth [13:30]. Carl shares advice and insight on how to financially plan for a furlough, how long to expect a furlough to last, and what the best use of your time is while furloughed. Carl shares a funny story about a flying pig and gives us an update on Sun ‘n’ Fun. Then, Rob Alston from Harvey Watt Insurance calls in to discuss how leaves of absence, furloughs, and layoffs can affect pilot insurance coverage [1:11:52]. Carl Valeri is the host of the Aviation Careers Podcast and the Stuck Mic AvCast Show resources: 21.Five blog post on understanding 401(k) fees You Need A Budget Dave Ramsey Ric Edelman Our sponsor, Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airline's plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more!  Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates.
5/5/20201 hour, 24 minutes, 41 seconds
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30. What should I be doing with my 401(k)?

Max and Dylan dig into the mailbag, then Greyson Geiler, retirement specialist, joins us to discuss the recent market volatility and its effect on retirement. We discuss what 20-30 year old pilots should be doing to save for retirement and how to minimize fees. Next we cover some strategies for pilots in their 40s and 50s, and finally what pilots in their 60s should do to prepare their portfolio for retirement. Ted calls in for some straight talk and shares a story about his days as a CFI. Greyson Geiler at Secure Estate Solutions can be reached via email or at 1-800-345-3155 Show resources: Straight Talk with Ted Shirt Our sponsor, Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airline's plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates.
4/21/20201 hour, 23 minutes, 55 seconds
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29. Crazy, funny, and interesting aviation stories from our listeners (pt. 1)

To take our minds off of these crazy times, Max and Dylan share some of our listeners’ aviation stories. Mark from ProPilotWorld.com calls in to kick things off. One of our college buddies tells the story about his first number 2 in an aircraft lav. David receives a surprising compliment. Our buddy tells us why pilots and hemorrhoids don’t mix. Ty picks the wrong place to land his chopper. The Russians steal Pete’s MD-87. Zach, from Fit to Fly Apparel, joins us to celebrate the launch of the 21.Five Merch store! Show Resources 21.Five Merch Store Our sponsor, Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airline's plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates.
4/7/20201 hour, 16 minutes, 15 seconds
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28. How does the Coronavirus compare to 9/11?

James and Jason join Dylan and Max to react to the airline bailout (CARES Act). Then, Jason and James compare the coronavirus to 9/11 and reveal some startling facts from 9/11 to help us understand the potential impact of the coronavirus on aviation. We read your questions from the mailbag on debt management and what professional development opportunities are available for CFIs. Show resources: FAA Airmen Education Programs Our sponsor, Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airline's plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates.
3/30/202057 minutes, 41 seconds
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27. The Airline Bailout: What does it mean for professional pilots?

Mini episode recorded on March 26th at 0800 PST: The CARES Act was passed by the Senate last night, if the bill becomes law, how will the bailout money be used by the airlines? What does it mean for professional pilots? Max and Dylan discuss the language in the bill and speculate on what it means for the industry. Show resources: Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, H.R. 748 Bob Crandall on CNBC Our sponsor, Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airline's plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more!  Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates.
3/26/202027 minutes, 45 seconds
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26. How to survive disruptive change

Will the US halt domestic flights? Will the bailout be approved? We cover the latest news with James and Jason from Raven Career Development, then discuss ways pilots can prepare for possible layoffs and furloughs. Plus, Lindsey the Pharmacist joins us to recommend medicine and supplements all pilots should pack with them on their next trip. James Onieal can be found at RavenCareers.com Our sponsor, Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airline's plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more!  Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates.
3/23/20201 hour, 5 minutes, 44 seconds
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25. Are furloughs coming?

With limited facts and information available, Dylan and Max are joined by James Onieal at Raven Careers to discuss what pilots should be doing in the short, medium, and long term to prepare for uncertainties. James Onieal can be found at RavenCareers.com Our sponsor, Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airline's plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more!  Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates.
3/17/202045 minutes, 13 seconds
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24. Real talk with professional pilots affected by the COVID-19 crisis

Dylan and Max call aviation industry contacts to see how they’re dealing with the crisis. We call a Delta Airlines 757 Pilot [5:30], a 135 Charter department director [15:25], a CFI transitioning to the regionals [22:25], a 135 Charter pilot on a trip to an area about to go under curfew [35:20], a 787 pilot for United [40:08], an airbus 330 pilot for Hawaiian [45:45], and a pilot for FlexJet [53:05]. Show resources: The book Hard Landing can be found here Grant’s Stick Talk Podcast can be found here Our sponsor, Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airline's plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates.
3/16/202057 minutes, 21 seconds
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23. James Onieal on what pilots should do in these uncertain times

Dylan and Max discuss the fallout from the latest travel bans and speculate on the ramifications for the major airlines [0:47]. James Onieal joins us to discuss these uncertain times and offers his advice to pilots who are experiencing discomfort [12:50]. Dylan and Max open up the mailbag [53:00]. We call Tom Hauge to find out the consequences of the Nashville airport tornado and share a funny story about a coincidental meeting in the air [1:01:50]. Show resources: James Onieal can be found at RavenCareers.com Tom Hauge can be found at WingsInsurance.com The Joe Rogan podcast we discussed can be found here The book Hard Landing can be found here Our sponsor, Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airline's plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates.
3/13/20201 hour, 17 minutes, 10 seconds
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22. ADS-B Surveillance, TSA winding down, and our favorite pilot gear

Dylan and Max react to the news that Trans States Airlines is shutting down [16:25]. Roy joins to discuss hot topics for professional pilots, including ADS-B Surveillance [25:15], Why Youtube is ruining GA [42:45], and Airbus 220 first impressions [51:53]. We introduce the point-counterpoint segment and debate long sleeve pilot shirts, lanyards vs ID clips, and other pertinent topics [59:14]. The guys share their favorite gear to pack during trips [1:18:40]. All three of us share funny stories from the road about pilot uniforms [1:35:16]. Show resources: Open ADS-B App FAA ADS-B Privacy Program ADS-B Deviation Authorization Preflight Tool TSA Shutdown announcement Anker Powercore Fusion battery/charger combo Anker 6 port charger Travel Steamer Lululemon Commission Pants Our sponsor, Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airline's plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates.
2/25/20201 hour, 45 minutes, 34 seconds
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21. Dr. George Nolly on expat airline flying, single pilot airliners, and how to keep pilot skills sharp

The guys discuss a slew of recent topics in the news including the possible sale of Bombardier, United buying a flight school, and the Breeze Airways announcement [00:41]. We read a very full listener mailbag [10:40]. Dr. George Nolly joins us to share his impressive aviation background [21:02]. George tells us about his experience as an expat airline pilot [33:34]. George shares his thoughts on pilot dependency on automation and how to combat it [52:47], single pilot airliners [1:06:44], and then tells the most epic story we’ve had on the podcast so far [1:12:17]. Dr. George Nolly hosts the Ready for Takeoff Podcast, is the author of the Hamfist Novel Series, and recently launched his audio book which you can listen to at freehamfist.com Show resources: Breeze Airways Jobs page IS-BAO for small departments Brian R’s Grand Junction Layover Guide Our sponsor, Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airline's plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates.
2/11/20201 hour, 21 minutes, 39 seconds
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20. How aviation insurance works and why premiums are exploding

Dylan and Max discuss current events including the proposed change on emotional support animals on airliners [1:46]. The guys read some listener email regarding corporate pilot quality of life improvements [6:07]. Tom Hauge, National Sales Director for Wings Insurance, joins us to explain why aviation insurance premiums are rapidly climbing [14:11]. Tom explains what professional pilots can do to reduce insurance premiums [57:40]. Tom shares a good aviation insurance story [1:27:15]. Tom Hauge can be reached via email, at (952) 641-3155, or simply visit wingsinsurance.com Our sponsor, Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airline's plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more!  Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates.
1/28/20201 hour, 40 minutes, 18 seconds
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19. Building Airline Pilot Schedules with Dan

Building Airline Pilot Schedules with Dan. Max and Dylan discuss the big aviation topics of 2020 including ADS-B and upcoming airline pilot contract negotiations [0:37]. Ted calls in to give some straight talk to airline pilot commuters and passengers [7:55]. Dan, an ALPA scheduling committee representative, joins us to explain how airline pilot schedules are built [19:30]. Dan covers a multitude of scheduling topics including PBS vs. Line Bidding, FAR 117, and how airlines adapt to sudden schedule changes. Dan tells a great story about a jepp chart eruption en-route [1:36:15]. Our sponsor, Harvey Watt, offers the only true Loss of Medical License Insurance available to individuals and small groups. Because Harvey Watt manages most airline's plans, they can assist you in identifying the right coverage to supplement your airline’s plan. Many buy coverage to supplement the loss of retirement benefits while grounded. Visit harveywatt.com to learn more! Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates.
1/14/20201 hour, 47 minutes, 27 seconds
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18. Our best stories from 2019

We didn't want to leave you hangin' over the holidays, so here's a compilation of our stories from 2019! Episode 3 - Mike explains extradition flights, 1:58 Episode 11 - Dave flies the prize winning pig 14:22 Episode 6 - Dylan and Max on a reality show? 18:12 Episode 13 - Aubrey has a single pilot emergency 22:36 Episode 5 - Jeff and the arranged marriage in a Citation X 32:05 Episode 8 - Dylan and Capt. troll regional airline pax 35:20 Episode 10 - Jared gives a tour of the fire tanker 38:48 Episode 12 - Rob Alston and the one eyed pilot 41:49 Episode 1 - Mike deals with an A-List Celebrity meltdown 44:45 Episode 17 - Sean McGeough and a high profile passenger mixup 49:45 Episode 14 - Trian tells the real story of Pushing Tin 52:47 Episode 2 - Chuck Airman IOE Stories 55:58 Episode 16 - Dylan loses an RC Plane 1:02:08 Episode 7 - Roy battles an overflowing toilet over the Pacific 1:06:45 Episode 14 - Dylan and Max reminisce about their favorite airline pranks 1:11:10 Episode 9 - Line guy gets caught red handed 1:20:35 Episode 4 - Jeff on deals with a celebrity passenger 1:22:28 Episode 15 - Origin of Flexibility is the key to airpower 1:26:13 For the remainder of the year, Harvey Watt is offering up to $150k of life insurance to pilots and their spouses with no medical exam and no exclusions (except suicide, which is removed after 2 years). Just answer a brief health questionnaire to enroll. Click here for all the details  Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates.
12/31/20191 hour, 35 minutes, 14 seconds
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17. Sean McGeough, Vice President of Wheels Up

Dylan and Max talk about their experiences flying at the airlines and charter during the holiday season [1:00]. Dylan and Max plug their upcoming Dec 23 appearance on the ‘Ready for Takeoff Podcast’ [7:42]. Wheels Up VP Sean McGeough calls in and shares his fascinating aviation background [9:36]. Sean talks about the announced Wheels Up/Delta Private Jets Merger [14:30]. Dylan asks Sean where he sees the charter market going in the next 5 years [17:50]. Sean talks about his time at Nextant Aerospace and Aerion Supersonic [27:48]. Sean tells a hilarious story about a high-profile passenger mixup [41:06]. Tom, Dylan’s dad, joins the show to recap his unique approach to promoting the 21.Five show [46:00]. Episode resources: Sean McGeough can be reached via email at [email protected] or at 646.727.7754 Information about Arizona Business Aviation Association scholarships can be found here. Max and Dylan will be appearing on Dr. George Nolly’s Ready For Takeoff podcast on December 23rd. For the remainder of the year, Harvey Watt is offering up to $150k of life insurance to pilots and their spouses with no medical exam and no exclusions (except suicide, which is removed after 2 years). Just answer a brief health questionnaire to enroll. Click here for all the details Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates.
12/17/201955 minutes, 39 seconds
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16. 5 Things BizAv can do to improve pilot retention with James Onieal, then FlightSafety recruiter Lori

5 Things BizAv can do to improve pilot retention with James Onieal, then FlightSafety instructor recruiter Lori. Max and Dylan call Clint to get an update on his journey to regain his medical [1:30]. Jamie Stember, Chairman of the NBAA CAM Governing board, and James Onieal from Raven Career Development, join us to discuss recruitment and retention in business aviation [20:00]. James shares his 5 takeaways from the CAM Luncheon [26:00]. Lori Napoletano, recruiter, and Jake Piascik, program manager, discuss instructor positions at FlightSafety International for pilots who may have lost their medical certificate [1:05:55]. Max shares a story about Dylan crashing his kids’ RC airplane [1:25:56]. Episode resources: NBAA CAM Program Information James Onieal can be reached through email or at 614.379.2351 / ravencareers.com FlightSafety International’s Lori Napoletano can be reached via email or at 201.528.0192 RC Airplane (that Dylan crashed into a tree) For the remainder of the year, Harvey Watt is offering up to $150k of life insurance to pilots and their spouses with no medical exam and no exclusions (except suicide, which is removed after 2 years). Just answer a brief health questionnaire to enroll. Click here for all the details  Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates.
12/3/20191 hour, 32 minutes, 56 seconds
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15. Aspen Airport Operations with Jason

Aspen Airport operations with Jason. Max and Dylan announce their partnership with Harvey Watt Insurance [1:15]. The guys talk about the success of the NYC/Teterboro destination guide and share some listener feedback [3:30]. Jason, author of the Aspen Airport Familiarization Training and Airport Briefing, joins us to discuss Aspen operations [7:35]. Jason talks about the many different factors on the arrival into Aspen [18:27]. We ask Jason his thoughts on summer and winter departures from Aspen [50:30]. Jason explains why the COZY ONE VFR departure was created [1:19:44]. We all share our favorite things to eat, see, and do in Aspen [1:04:55]. Dylan and Max explain why the phrase “Flexibility is the key to air power” is significant to them [1:10:10]. Episode resources: Jason’s Aspen Airport Familiarization Training and Airport Briefing NBAA Seasonal Traffic Management Details for Rocky Mountain Airports (2018 version, 2019 version coming soon) SnoBrum for clearing snow Video of Aspen Challenger Crash NTSB Report on AVJET GIII crash Article on the crazy parties at the Cloud Nine Alpine Bistro Email Jason with questions or comments at [email protected] For the remainder of the year, Harvey Watt is offering up to $150k of life insurance to pilots and their spouses with no medical exam and no exclusions (except suicide, which is removed after 2 years). Just answer a brief health questionnaire to enroll. Click here for all the details Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates.
11/19/20191 hour, 19 minutes, 45 seconds
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14. Traian, New York TRACON Controller, on Teterboro and NYC plus Airline Prank stories

Traian, New York TRACON Controller, on Teterboro and NYC plus Airline Prank stories Max and Dylan recap their time at NBAA BACE in Las Vegas [1:38]. Traian, a recently retired New York TRACON controller joins us to talk about his career working the Newark area of N90 [7:30]. Traian explains the NY TRACON and sectors [12:10]. Traian explains why Teterboro can often experience long delays [21:30] and what weather is the worst case scenario for Teterboro [26:30]. Dylan asks what the best ‘bail out’ airport in the NYC area is [34:20]. Max questions Traian on his favorite (and least favorite) airlines to handle [37:00]. Traian talks about controlling foreign airlines and tells a funny story about having to speak Spanish to an aircraft [39:12]. Max wonders what controllers think about operators departing VFR to avoid delays [42:53]. Traian shares some of controllers’ pet peeves including radio phraseology [49:04]. The guys discuss the new Teterboro/NYC destination guide and talk about some of their favorite things to do when on a trip there [1:14:17]. Dylan and Max recount several stories of playing pranks on each other and other pilots during their time at the regional airlines [1:21:34]. Episode resources: Something’s Got To Give - NY Times article on N90 Tracon Teterboro/NYC Destination Guide Web | Google Maps Thanks to our friends at FindAPilot.com for extending a 21.5% discount on premium memberships. Use coupon code 21five Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates.
11/5/20191 hour, 32 minutes, 14 seconds
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13. 737 MAX discussion with James, Aubrey on Girls in Aviation and Collecting Copilots

737 MAX discussion with James, Aubrey on Girls in Aviation and Collecting Copilots Max and Dylan kick off the 737 MAX discussion [1:10]. Dylan reads some recent listener feedback [14:10]. James, BBJ pilot involved with the 737 flight test program, joins us to share his perspective on the 737 MAX situation [19:40]. Aubrey, founder of Collecting Copilots, calls in to explain Girls in Aviation Day, talks about what it’s like to be a female pilot in business aviation, and shares a great story about her experience dealing with an in-flight emergency while flying single pilot [1:01:00]. Episode resources: Link to article on Boeing Pilots Text Messages regarding MCAS Aubrey’s instagram feed Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates.
10/22/20191 hour, 34 minutes, 25 seconds
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12. Rob Alston with Harvey Watt on Loss of Medical Insurance

Rob Alston with Harvey Watt on Loss of Medical Insurance. Max and Dylan discuss the listener feedback on Max’s go/no go decision from episode 10 [1:47]. Dylan asks the listeners to read this recent NYT article on the 737Max in preparation for their discussion in the next episode [12:58]. Rob Alston, Director of Operations for Harvey Watt Insurance, joins us to talk about loss of license insurance [18:45].  Rob breaks down the typical coverage a pilot at a legacy airline gets and why they should consider supplemental coverage [29:00] Rob explains the Aeromedical services Harvey Watt provides to help pilots keep their medicals [34:00]. Rob explains the coverage available to corporate pilots [43:15]. Rob explains the difference between pre and post tax premiums [56:00]. Max asks Rob what can be done to decrease the chance of losing your medical [1:08:40]. Rob stresses the importance of getting a medical advocacy group involved if your AME wants to defer your medical [1:12:00]. We get Rob to tell us a great story about a hijacking and a pilot beating the odds to get his medical back. [1:23:10]. Link to Harvey Watt Aviation Medical Bulletin Link to “What Really Brought Down the 737 Max” by William Langewiesche Special thanks to FindAPilot.com, which is offering 21.5% off of premium memberships to our listeners, use coupon code 21FIVE. Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates.
10/8/20191 hour, 30 minutes, 21 seconds
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11. Pilot stories: What happens when you lose your medical?

Dylan and Max discuss why pilots losing their medicals is such an important topic to address [1:14]. Clint, a 39 year old 787 pilot for a legacy airline, talks about his experience losing his medical this summer [4:20]. Clint discusses what he’s learned about short term, long term, and loss of license insurance as he awaits getting his medical back [20:00]. Dave, a PC-12 pilot, joins us to share his story of losing and eventually regaining his medical certificate due to complications with medication and pre-existing issues [43:00]. We talk about the importance of mental health in professional aviation [1:20:30]. Dave shares his destination guide for San Juan, Puerto Rico [1:28:30]. For our tales from the road, Dave tells us about flying a prize winning pig home from the fair [1:34:00]. Episode Resources Aviation Medicine Advisory Service (AMAS) San Juan Destination Guide: Web | Google Maps direct import St Barth’s approach videos Runway 10 approach Runway over-run Special thanks to FindAPilot.com, which is offering 21.5% off of premium memberships to our listeners, use coupon code 21FIVE. Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates.
9/24/20191 hour, 40 minutes
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10. An interview with Jared, aerial firefighting tanker pilot and reflecting on a Go/No-Go decision

An interview with Jared, aerial firefighting tanker pilot and reflecting on a Go/No-Go decision. The guys discuss a recent go/no-go decision Max had to make while airborne [1:45]. We ask the listeners to let us know what they would have done in Max’s shoes [11:40]. Jared joins us to discuss the lifestyle of an aerial firefighting pilot and describes a little bit about how the industry works [14:20], and why operators are using the Avro as an aerial tanker [22:10]. Jared describes a ‘typical’ mission [36:30]. We ask Jared to break down the viral video (see below for link) of the extremely low pass an aerial tanker recently made [54:00]. Jared shares some ideas about how to get into the aerial firefighting industry [58:52]. Jared tells us about ferrying an Avro tanker to Australia [1:09:00]. We get Jared to tell a tale from the road [1:12:00]. Connect with Jared on LinkedIn Aerial Firefighting Operators Air Attack - Ponderosa Aviation, Bridger Aerospace, Dynamic Aviation Air Tanker - 10 Tanker Air Carrier, Neptune Aviation, Aero-Flite, Coulson, Dauntless Links to discussion topics Video of extremely low tanker drop Safety Report filed by the Crew Special thanks to FindAPilot.com, which is offering 21.5% off of premium memberships to our listeners, use coupon code 21FIVE. Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates.
9/10/20191 hour, 18 minutes, 23 seconds
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9. An interview with John Peroyea, Founder of FindAPilot.com/More Straight talk from Ted/Line guys gone wild

An interview with John Peroyea, Founder of FindAPilot.com/More Straight talk from Ted/Line guys gone wild. Dylan talks about his recent trip to recurrent training and practicing dual engine flameouts [00:50]. The guys discuss a hilarious video of a retirement flight fire truck salute disaster [5:58]. We get some Straight talk from Ted on airline pilot backpacks, leather jackets, and flight cases [8:57] John Peroyea from FindAPilot.com joins us to talk about his winding career path including traffic watch, turboprops in the Carribean, 727FE, aerial photography, missionary work, and eventually Southwest Airlines [16:00].  John explains the origins of FindApilot.com and what makes it different than other pilot job boards [38:45]. John talks about the most popular job postings [56:30]. The guys ask John his opinion on the current job market [ 59:00]. Max tells the story of meeting the subject of a legendary SDL hangar story [1:13:30].  21.5% discount on memberships for our listeners! Visit FindAPilot.com and use promo code 21FIVE to receive your discount. Guest contact information John Peroyea - FindAPilot.com - LinkedIn - Twitter Additional information on John’s Missionary work: Lifesong for Orphans, International Tribal Ministries and ITM Aviation Resources mentioned in this episode: Hard Landing by Thomas Petzinger Jr Video of Saudia Airlines retirement salute Fire Truck Fail Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates.
8/27/20191 hour, 17 minutes, 5 seconds
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8. Storm Area 51/James Onieal on OBAP, Ab Initio & Scholarships/Daniel Cheung Aviation Tax Specialist

8. Storm Area 51/James Onieal on OBAP, Ab Initio, Scholarships/Daniel Cheung, Aviation Tax Specialist. Max recaps his IOE experience [0:50]. The guys discuss Storm Area 51, Stolen MIG crashes, The Bob Lazar Documentary on Netflix, and what it would be like to fly for Janet Airlines. [3:57] James Onieal calls in to give us an update after attending OBAP [11:20]. James shares tips on maximizing your experience when attending a convention/job fair [14:45]. We discuss Southwest’s new Destination 225 program and Ab Initio training [16:43]. James shares information on NGPA’s scholarship program [28:00]. Dylan and Max ask about the latest trends in interview clothing and James offers some wardrop tips [35:20]. Daniel Cheung, the Aviation Tax Guy, joins us to explain bonus depreciation [39:20]. Daniel explains writing off the costs of a small airplane [57:32]. Dylan wraps it up with a story from his glory days at the regional airlines [1:09:45].  Guest contact information James Onieal - [email protected] - RavenCareers.com - @ravencareers Daniel Cheung - [email protected] - AviationTaxConsultants.com - @daniel_cheung_atc   Additional information on the scholarships discussed: Raven Careers Resources Page   Links to other discussion topics Bob Lazar interview on Joe Rogan Bob Lazar: Area 51 & Flying Saucers - Netflix Documentary Storm Area 51 Music Festival Raven Careers Youtube Page Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates.
8/13/20191 hour, 15 minutes, 44 seconds
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7. Professional pilots getting back into GA with Roy and Shawn, SNA Destination guide with David, and an overflowing toilet over the Pacific

Professional pilots getting back into GA with Roy and Shawn, SNA Destination guide with David, and an overflowing toilet over the pacific. Max gives us his final update from training as he starts IOE [00:50]. Listener David joins us to share his Destination Guide for SNA/Orange County, CA [07:00]. Max asks David about dining out while flying single pilot [14:00]. Dylan talks about how to use Google Maps to mark your favorite places to visit on the road [20:00]. The guys react to the new Top Gun 2 trailer [23:00]. Max and Dylan introduce the topic of Professional Pilots getting back into GA [26:00]. Roy, a 767 First Officer at a legacy airline and President of the Utah Backcountry Pilots Association, and Dylan talk about backcountry flying and professional pilots getting back into general aviation [30:55]. Shawn joins Dylan and Roy to offer some advice on how to minimize the cost of owning your own airplane [47:20]. Roy shares a story of combating an overflowing toilet on the 767 while crossing the Pacific Ocean. [52:40].   Click here to import the SNA/Orange County Destination Guide into Google Maps. Utah Backcountry Pilots Association website Vans RV Homebuilt Forums Website Photos of Shawn’s aircraft courtesy of Curtis Noble Photography Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates.
7/30/20191 hour, 28 minutes, 29 seconds
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6. Mark Matzuka, founder of ProPilotWorld, ITPS on the Australian TSP conundrum, Destination Guide: Dallas, and Dylan&Max on a reality show?

Mark Matzuka, founder of ProPilotWorld, ITPS on the Australian TSP conundrum,  Destination Guide: Dallas, and Dylan&Max on a reality show? Max and Dylan recap the discussion on Takeoff Performance [00:50]. The guys introduce a new segment, The Destination Guide, featuring Dallas for this episode [5:40]. Phil and Ben from ITPS join us to talk about the new Australian TSP rules [13:18]. Drones outfitted with ADS-B? The guys discuss [20:12].  Mark Matzuka, Aviation Department Manager and Founder of ProPilotWorld.com calls in [23:50]. Mark talks about starting ProPilotWorld [25:40], and the joys and challenges of running the popular site [29:40]. Mark talks about his favorite threads [40:27], and Max raves about Athenian and Chernobyl Chicken recipes [41:22]. We ask Mark about the challenges of running a successful flight department [44:00] and discuss the effect of the pilot shortage on business aviation [1:00:00] Max and Dylan share the story of when the first tried to fly together professionally [1:10:20]. The guys react to a funny iTunes review [1:15:30]   Recipes for Athenian Chicken and Chernobyl Chicken [Must be a member of ProPilotWorld.com to access] You can reach Phil Linebaugh with ITPS at 1-866-573-7067 or [email protected] Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates.
7/16/20191 hour, 17 minutes, 28 seconds
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5. Takeoff Performance with Jim Deuvall from CAVU Companies, Iran and Cuba Airspace update, and arranged marriage on a Citation X

Takeoff Performance with Jim Deuvall/CAVU Companies, Iran and Cuba Airspace update, and arranged marriage on a Citation X. Max and Dylan catch up on current events and Max’s training [0:50]. Dylan calls International Trip Planning Services to discuss the latest hot topics in international operations [8:15]. After receiving lots of praise for recent episodes, the guys get a dose of reality in another installment of Straight Talk with Ted [16:45]. M and D preface our takeoff performance interview [18:56]. Jim Deuvall joins us to talk about the FAA’s InFO letter 18014 [24:50], the potential trap of runway analysis [36:50], and dispelling performance myths [52:35]. And finally, Jeff returns to tell us a story about overhearing an arranged marriage in the back of a Citation X. [1:08:36]   For more information about EFB Pro/CAVU Companies or to contact Jim Deuvall, visit cavucompanies.com or [email protected]   You can reach Phil Linebaugh with ITPS at 1-866-573-7067 or [email protected] Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates.
7/2/20191 hour, 12 minutes, 36 seconds
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4. An interview with James Onieal from Raven Careers, Current events and an announcement, and flying a pop star's empty bags

An interview with James Onieal from Raven Careers, Current events and an announcement, and flying a pop star's empty bags. Dylan and Max discuss some current events and Max makes a big career announcement [1:00]. James Onieal joins us to discuss how he started Raven Career Development [14:40]. James talks about the different types of pilots he helps find jobs [23:14] The guys discuss how they would advise a high school student interested in becoming a professional pilot offer some ideas on how to avoid taking on debt during training [23:50]. James talks about networking and offers some tips [46:20]. We ask about job fairs and if they are worth attending [54:43]. James reveals the key thing that holds pilots back from getting their dream job [58:20]. James explains salary negotiation and the correct mindset to approach it [1:05:30]. Dylan and Max read some listener feedback [1:20:00] Our buddy Jeff tells one of his favorite stories of flying a pop star [1:21:50].   For more information about Raven Career Development or to contact James Onieal, visit their website ravencareers.com or email [email protected]   Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates.
6/18/20191 hour, 26 minutes, 15 seconds
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3. Retired Airline Pilots, Southwest Airlines Captain transitions to BizAv, Side gigs for Pilots, and Extradition Flights

Max and Dylan discuss retired airline pilots posting on social media looking for work and offer some advice on how to approach flying after retirement [0:53]. Ted, a retired Southwest Airlines Captain, shares his experience transitioning to business aviation after a career of military and 121 flying [13:41]. Side Gigs for Pilots: The guys share their experience balancing their side gigs (real estate and video production) with their flying jobs and then discuss side gig ideas for pilots [24:53]. And finally, Mike comes back to tell us about his experience flying extradition flights for the US Government and Max talks about flying someone in witness protection [40:27]. Online resources for retired airline pilots looking to jump to BizAv: 21Five Recommended Social Media Groups Flycontract.com - See what current professionals are charging for pilot services in various aircraft CAJL Contract Pilot Daily Rates - Continuously updated spreadsheet CharterHub's Charter Company Search - Great tool to find operators in your area Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates.
6/4/201953 minutes, 39 seconds
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2. Pilot Social Media, Airline Check Airman on instructing and how to succeed in IOE, and Juicing for a Celebrity DJ

Dylan and Max discuss their favorite pilot social media sites, including message boards and Facebook groups, (see below for a list of the ones they mentioned) [0:51]. Chuck, a check airman on the airbus for a major airline, joins us to talk about IOE [20:00], compare how pilots with corporate, military, and regional airline experience handle airline training [24:13], and offer up some tips for pilots going through IOE for their first time [35:45]. And finally, Dylan shares a couple of stories from the road: a run in with the Mexican Military [55:30] and making juice for a celebrity DJ [58:30]. You can find the juice recipe on our website, 21fivepodcast.com Pilot message boards: Propilotworld.com AirlinePilotForums.com Facebook groups we discussed: Professional Jet Pilots Private Jet Pilots Corporate Jet Pilots SWA New Hire Pilots Delta Pilot New Hire United Pilot New Hire - Half Wingers Sub groups for specific aircraft types eg; Challenger 601/604/605 /650 Pilots Corporate Aviation Job ListingsCAJL Contract Pilots Network The Pilot's Guide To Food Aviation License Plates Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us! [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates.
5/21/20191 hour, 1 minute, 51 seconds
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1. Discussion about Training, Ken Casey on Aircraft Sales Transactions, and a confrontation with an A-List Celebrity while over the Atlantic

For our inaugural episode, Max and Dylan discuss simulator training and what can be done to improve the experience for customers (0:45). Ken Casey, Head of Aircraft Sales and Transactions for Pinnacle Aviation, joins us to answer questions and explain the aspects of an aircraft transaction (13:55). To wrap up, our buddy Mike shares a hilarious story of confronting an A-List celebrity during an oceanic crossing (54:10). Special thanks to Ken Casey of Pinnacle Aviation for joining us on our first show. If you’d like to contact Ken, he can be reached via Email: [email protected] 1-800-333-1680 Do you have feedback, suggestions, or a great aviation story to share? Email us! [email protected] Check out our Instagram feed @21FivePodcast for more great content and to see our collection of aviation license plates.
4/28/20191 hour, 2 seconds