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Stuck Mic AvCast – An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly

English, Leisure/Hobby/Lifestyle, 1 season, 336 episodes, 5 days, 21 hours, 43 minutes
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A mix of flight instruction discussion, flying techniques, aviation product reviews, virtual hangar flying, and more! Brought to you by Carl Valeri (airline pilot/flight instructor) with co-hosts Victoria Zajko (GA flying enthusiast/blogger), Rick Felty (GA flying enthusiast/in-flight video artist), and Sean Moody (GA flying enthusiast/aspiring CFI). Fly Smart. Fly Safe.
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SMAC321 National Celebration Of Aviation DC Flyover with Bill English

For the first time since 2001 aircraft representing virtually every chapter of general aviation’s history flew over the National Mall in Washington, D.C for the National Celebration of Aviation. Part of this flyover was our very own Bill English who is here today to discuss this historic event. Sponsor: This episode is sponsored by STEM […] The post SMAC321 National Celebration Of Aviation DC Flyover with Bill English appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
7/1/202440 minutes, 30 seconds
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SMAC320 FlightSimExpo 2024 and The Effectiveness Of Simulation On Flight Training.

Home flight simulation is not only a fun hobby but will help you with real-world flight training; now we have the statistics to prove it. Joining us today is Evan Reiter to discuss how you can benefit from home flight simulation and the upcoming Flight Simulation Expo 2024. Sponsor: Those who give through the Pay […] The post SMAC320 FlightSimExpo 2024 and The Effectiveness Of Simulation On Flight Training. appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
6/15/202437 minutes, 59 seconds
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SMAC319 Women’s Air Race Classic 2024 with Emmy Dillon

Women’s Air Racing has been a tradition since 1929 which has evolved to the Woman’s Air Race Classic to be run June 18 through 24 of 2024. To tell us more about the storied history of the air race classic is Emmy Dillon, a competitor in this year’s race Sponsor: To Find out more about […] The post SMAC319 Women’s Air Race Classic 2024 with Emmy Dillon appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
6/1/20240
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SMAC318 Plane Crazy Down Under: Australia’s Longest-Running Aviation Show

Australians are passionate about aviation and one of the most passionate aviation geeks is Grant McHerron. Grant along with Steve Visscher host Australia’s longest-running aviation show. Speaking of Australia did you know we have Australian Scholarships in our Scholarship guide and you can get one for free? Sponsor: This episode is sponsored by The Law […] The post SMAC318 Plane Crazy Down Under: Australia’s Longest-Running Aviation Show appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
5/15/202456 minutes, 53 seconds
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SMAC317 Building Your Confidence In Aviation – Lessons From A Fighter Pilot

Every aviator has struggles in training whether you are a fighter pilot or a student pilot. Many times our struggles are with confidence in ourselves. Today I have someone who will help you realize success in your aviation journey. Sponsor: This episode is sponsored by The Law Offices of Robert M. Strumor, LLC – you […] The post SMAC317 Building Your Confidence In Aviation – Lessons From A Fighter Pilot appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
5/1/202437 minutes, 17 seconds
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SMAC316 Sun N Fun 2024 – 50th Anniversary of Sun N Fun!

Cruise Flight: C17 Loadmaster Noah Cummings Stallion 51 T6 Training https://www.stallion51.com/ Lin Caywood 99’s https://www.ninety-nines.org/ Bryan Turner Just Plane Silly YouTube channel https://youtube.com/@JustPlaneSilly Russ Still Gold Seal Ground School https://groundschool.com/ Bob Santom CGS Hawk Ultralights https://www.cgsaviation.com/ C17 Aircraft Commander Sammy Bledsoe Links: https://flysnf.org Meet The Stuck Mic AvCast Team at Upcoming Events and Air Shows: […] The post SMAC316 Sun N Fun 2024 – 50th Anniversary of Sun N Fun! appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
4/15/202440 minutes, 23 seconds
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SMAC315 TJ Flying Adventures: Inspiring Videos About What You Can Do With General Aviation

Wondering what to do with your pilot certificate? Look no further, Today we have the host of TJ Flying Adventures who inspires us to get out and explore. TJ’s videos are inspirational and informative. I think we should all follow his lead and make our own aviation bucket list. Preflight: This episode is sponsored by […] The post SMAC315 TJ Flying Adventures: Inspiring Videos About What You Can Do With General Aviation appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
4/8/202432 minutes, 56 seconds
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SMAC314 Benefits of the Electroair Electronic Ignition System with James Spearman Aircraft

Joining us today is the owner of “James Spearman Aircraft”, an airplane maintenance shop in Sevierville, Tennessee at the KGKT airport. Before we begin a quick reminder the new 2024 version of the scholarship guide has been published and is available by clicking on the scholarships guide on the right side of the screen at […] The post SMAC314 Benefits of the Electroair Electronic Ignition System with James Spearman Aircraft appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
4/1/202428 minutes, 44 seconds
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SMAC313 Leslie Caubble and her collaborative effort to increase knowledge in the flight instructor community.

Whether you want to become a better flight instructor or are new to the world of aviation instruction, there is someone who has started a grassroots, collaborative venue for you. Leslie Caubble is one of my favorite flight instructors and aviation mentors because she cares about the advancement of others in the pursuit of excellence […] The post SMAC313 Leslie Caubble and her collaborative effort to increase knowledge in the flight instructor community. appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
3/15/202451 minutes, 56 seconds
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SMAC312 Managing Traffic Stops as a Pilot

As a pilot who loves to fly, we try to protect our hobby through prudent planning, budgeting, and training. I often get asked questions about what to do when pulled over by the police to protect our pilot certificate. Should I take the sobriety test or not? To help me answer this question is Chris […] The post SMAC312 Managing Traffic Stops as a Pilot appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
3/1/202423 minutes, 8 seconds
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SMAC311 Expect Turbulence Author Keith Young Discusses Overcoming Challenges when Learning To Fly

Many of you have challenges when learning to fly or adding a rating. I encourage you to keep pursuing your wings and aviation goals. Today I have someone who has an inspirational message for you and knows how to overcome numerous challenges during the learning process. Keith Young is the author of “Expect Turbulence” an […] The post SMAC311 Expect Turbulence Author Keith Young Discusses Overcoming Challenges when Learning To Fly appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
2/1/20241 hour, 4 seconds
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SMAC310 Florida International Airshow 2023 Day 2

SMAC310 Florida International Airshow 2023 Day 2 Welcome to Episode 310 This is day 2 of the airshow whose primary mission is to offer opportunities for attendees to learn more about aviation, space, and military services. Joining me today is Tom Frick and I am sure you will enjoy the diverse interviews of exhibitors, vendors, […] The post SMAC310 Florida International Airshow 2023 Day 2 appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
11/5/20231 hour, 1 minute, 31 seconds
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SMAC309 Florida International Airshow 2023 Day 1

This is day 1 of a two-day airshow whose primary mission is to offer opportunities for attendees to learn more about aviation, space, and military services. Joining me today is Tom Frick and I am sure you will enjoy the diverse interviews of exhibitors, vendors, and performers prompting aviation, space, and military service. FIAS provides […] The post SMAC309 Florida International Airshow 2023 Day 1 appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
11/4/202351 minutes, 59 seconds
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SMAC308 Florida International Airshow with Denise Dull

Today I am speaking with the first female President of the Florida International Airshow and an all-around great person. Denise Dull.  If you like exciting action-packed airshows that give back to the local community you will love the Florida International Airshow in Punta Gorda Florida.  We are excited to be part of the Florida International […] The post SMAC308 Florida International Airshow with Denise Dull appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
10/16/202347 minutes, 9 seconds
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SMAC307 Triple Tree Aerodrome with Rob Williams

Welcome to Episode 307 In past episodes, we mentioned we would be participating in the Tripple Tree Fly-In but didn’t explain the purpose and details of the event. Today we have Robb Williams, the Executive Director of the Triple Tree Aerodrome, to give us some background and explain why this might become one of your […] The post SMAC307 Triple Tree Aerodrome with Rob Williams appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
9/15/202328 minutes, 31 seconds
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SMAC306 The Successful Flying Club

  Welcome to episode 306. Today Brianna Dittman will discuss how to successfully run a flying club. Brianna is involved with the administration of the Jacksonville Naval Flying Club, an administrator for a company ferrying airliners worldwide, and an adjunct aviation professor. Preflight Checklist: Pay It Forward. http://www.aviationcareerspodcast.com/pay-it-forward/  Our next event is the Tripple Tree […] The post SMAC306 The Successful Flying Club appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
9/9/202357 minutes, 53 seconds
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SMAC305 Airventure 2023

Welcome to episode 305. Today we recap our best experiences from AirVenture 2023. Joining me today is Bill English. Preflight Checklist: This episode is sponsored https://www.aviatorsclinic.com Flight Medicine for pilots by pilots. Use the Coupon Code AviatorsClinic to get a free scholarship guide. Cruise Flight: The Airventure experience is both online and in person. The […] The post SMAC305 Airventure 2023 appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
8/31/202336 minutes, 39 seconds
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SMAC304 Become A Better Pilot With Online Training

Welcome to episode 304. Can online training help you become a better pilot? To discuss this with me today is Gavin Leake of https://www.pilotproficient.com Preflight Checklist: This episode is sponsored https://www.aviatorsclinic.com Flight Medicine for pilots by pilots. Use the Coupon Code AviatorsClinic to get a free scholarship guide. Cruise Flight: What is online training? How […] The post SMAC304 Become A Better Pilot With Online Training appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
8/15/202338 minutes, 34 seconds
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SMAC303 Flying A Warbird Into Sun N Fun 2023

Welcome to episode 303.. Today is our annual Sun N Fun edition which is slightly different from years past. We are only including an interview with Bill English where he flew with one of his co-workers to Sun N Fun in a Cessna 337. Preflight Checklist: This episode is sponsored https://www.aviatorsclinic.com Flight Medicine for pilots […] The post SMAC303 Flying A Warbird Into Sun N Fun 2023 appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
4/22/202312 minutes, 21 seconds
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SMAC302 How The FAA Flight Inspection Group Insures Our Safety – Interview with A Flight Check Pilot

Welcome to episode 302. Today we discuss how the FAA’s Flight Inspection Group, better known to us pilots as “Flight Check”, insures our safety during instrument approaches. Joining us today is our co-host and flight check pilot Russ Roslewski to give us an inside look at what flight inspection is and what it is like […] The post SMAC302 How The FAA Flight Inspection Group Insures Our Safety – Interview with A Flight Check Pilot appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
3/16/202359 minutes, 48 seconds
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SMAC301 What Is Your Most Challenging Approach?

Welcome to episode 301. One of my favorite aviators because of his passion for flying is Dean Showalter. Dean is an aviation educator, podcaster, and all round nice guy. In a recent episode of his podcast, he discussed “The Most Challenging Approach” and asked the question “What’s the most interesting or out-of-the-ordinary instrument approach you’ve […] The post SMAC301 What Is Your Most Challenging Approach? appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
3/1/202346 minutes, 8 seconds
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SMAC300 Demystifying Non-Towered Airport Operations

Welcome to episode 300. Some pilots only fly in and out of controlled fields. For others, it may have been years since they visited an airport without a tower. Maybe you are a professional pilot getting back into general aviation and want a refresher on operating at non-towered airports. For those who operate every day […] The post SMAC300 Demystifying Non-Towered Airport Operations appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
1/1/20231 hour, 10 minutes, 49 seconds
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SMAC299 Paul Entrekin Author of “Mr. Mig – The Real Story of the First MiGs in America”

Welcome to episode 299. During my decades of volunteering with various organizations at Sun N Fun, I have been blessed with the ability to view in person Soviet Migs and have always wondered what it would be like to fly one let alone own a MIG. Today we answer that question. Joining me in this […] The post SMAC299 Paul Entrekin Author of “Mr. Mig – The Real Story of the First MiGs in America” appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
12/15/202233 minutes, 16 seconds
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SMAC298 Keeping Your Flying Passion Alive Through Flight Simulation

  Welcome to episode 298. We all have had to take a break from flying for various reasons. One of the most difficult things to do is keep up with all the changes and our skills while we have stepped away. Additionally, we want to keep the passion alive but how do we do that? […] The post SMAC298 Keeping Your Flying Passion Alive Through Flight Simulation appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
11/15/202247 minutes, 42 seconds
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SMAC297 Carl Upgrades To Captain On The Airbus A320

Welcome to episode 297 this is Russ Roslewski, not Carl with a cold. It has been a while since we’ve recorded, but for good reason – In today’s episode We switch seats! Bill English and I are going to interview Carl about his recent upgrade to Captain. Hopefully, you will learn from his experience and […] The post SMAC297 Carl Upgrades To Captain On The Airbus A320 appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
5/1/20221 hour, 4 minutes, 8 seconds
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SMAC296 Redbird Migration 2022 Lakeland Florida

Welcome to episode 296. Today we are reporting on the Redbird Migration held Feb 8-9 at the Aerospace Center for Excellence in Lakeland FL. Eric Crump Attended migration and had some interesting experiences. Preflight Checklist: Before we begin I want to say thank you to all of our listeners who have supported us through Patreon […] The post SMAC296 Redbird Migration 2022 Lakeland Florida appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
2/17/202234 minutes, 45 seconds
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SMAC295 Introduction To Threat and Error Management

Today we discuss mitigating threats and managing errors in your daily flying life. Many of us hear Threat and Error Management and think oh no another acronym and a dozen things I need to learn to implement some new strategy. Today we want to give you some practical advice with examples on how to implement […] The post SMAC295 Introduction To Threat and Error Management appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
2/1/202257 minutes, 8 seconds
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SMAC294 Flying The Hudson River Corridor

Welcome to episode 294. Have you ever wondered what it would be like to fly the skyline of New York City? Recently Bill English flew the Hudson River corridor and enjoyed the unique perspective you can enjoy during this flight. In this episode, we will discuss Bill’s journey down the river and discuss how you […] The post SMAC294 Flying The Hudson River Corridor appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
1/15/202244 minutes, 45 seconds
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SMAC293 Best Of Stuck Mic AvCast 2021

Welcome to episode 293 and happy flying new year! This is our annual best-of addition we publish every year. This year we have 4 episodes running back to back in this annual marathon episode. Preflight Checklist: Before we begin I want to say thank you to all of our listeners who have supported us through […] The post SMAC293 Best Of Stuck Mic AvCast 2021 appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
1/2/20223 hours, 49 minutes
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SMAC292 2021 Holiday Flying Festival and Car Show Day 2

Welcome to episode 292. The crew of Stuck Mic AvCast spoke with some amazing aviators about airplanes and flying. Day 2 was busy and filled with some excited attendees.  We bring to you interviews from the show highlighting passionate aviators, interesting products, and some really cool airplanes. Joining me at the show are Tom Frick, […] The post SMAC292 2021 Holiday Flying Festival and Car Show Day 2 appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
12/17/202124 minutes, 29 seconds
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SMAC291 2021 Holiday Flying Festival and Car Show Day 1

  Welcome to episode 291. The crew of Stuck Mic AvCast spoke with some amazing aviators about airplanes and flying. In the next two episodes, we bring to you interviews from the show highlighting passionate aviators, interesting products, and some really cool airplanes. Joining me at the show are Tom Frick, Bill English, and Eric […] The post SMAC291 2021 Holiday Flying Festival and Car Show Day 1 appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
12/15/20211 hour, 1 minute, 13 seconds
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SMAC290 2021 Holiday Shopping Guide

Welcome to episode 290 and our first annual Holiday Shopping Guide. Every holiday season we try to decide what to get our friends, loved ones, and relatives for the holidays. Why not make it a holiday season for aviation! In this episode, we describe our favorite holiday gifts to include products, services, and experiences. Joining […] The post SMAC290 2021 Holiday Shopping Guide appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
12/1/202124 minutes, 27 seconds
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SMAC289 Preflight For A Safe And Fun Holiday Flying Season

Welcome to episode 289. This holiday season is one we have much to celebrate. The pandemic is subsiding in most of the world, businesses are opening, and we are all ready to get out and enjoy the world again. This also means more of us are in the air both in the general aviation world […] The post SMAC289 Preflight For A Safe And Fun Holiday Flying Season appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
11/15/202134 minutes, 45 seconds
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SMAC288 What Is It Like To Fly Without An Engine? with Glider Instructor Chris Pezalla.

  Welcome to episode 288. What Is It Like To Fly Without An Engine? Glider Instructor Chris Pezalla relates his experience flying through the air without an engine! Preflight Checklist: Sponsor :  http://www.aviationcareerspodcast.com/pay-it-forward/  http://www.aviationcareerspodcast.com/free    Cruise Flight:  Joining me today is Chris Pezalla.  Talking Points: Can you really fly without an engine? Yes, first glider […] The post SMAC288 What Is It Like To Fly Without An Engine? with Glider Instructor Chris Pezalla. appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
11/2/202137 minutes, 22 seconds
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SMAC287 Beyond the IFR Checkride, Part 2

Welcome to episode 287. In this episode, we continue our series of IFR questions that started in Part 1, episode 245, and discuss a few questions many have discussed online: “If I go around below MDA, am I in protected airspace?” “Is there a “non-protected side” of a holding pattern?” “The Missed Approach Point doesn’t […] The post SMAC287 Beyond the IFR Checkride, Part 2 appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
10/15/202155 minutes, 2 seconds
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SMAC286 Commemorating Amelia Earhart’s Solo Round The World Flight with Brian Lloyd

Welcome to episode 286. Today we have a special guest who followed Amelia Earhart’s around the world solo flight in a single-engine plane.  Preflight Checklist: Sponsor :  www.stuckmicavcast.com/patreon  http://www.aviationcareerspodcast.com/free Coupon Code Spartan. Cruise Flight:  Joining me today is Brian Lloyd who flew a solo round-the-world flight in his Mooney named “Spirit” to commemorate Amelia Earhart’s […] The post SMAC286 Commemorating Amelia Earhart’s Solo Round The World Flight with Brian Lloyd appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
10/1/202159 minutes, 56 seconds
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SMAC285 Flight Sim Expo 2021

Welcome to episode 285. In this episode, we discuss the upcoming Flight Sim Expo for 2021 and the newly launched Flight Simulation Association.  Preflight Checklist: Sponsor :  www.stuckmicavcast.com/patreon  http://www.aviationcareerspodcast.com/free Coupon Code Spartan. Cruise Flight:  Joining me today is Even Reiter from the Flight Sim Expo and newly launched Flight Simulation Association. Talking Points: The Industry […] The post SMAC285 Flight Sim Expo 2021 appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
9/15/202135 minutes, 25 seconds
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SMAC284 How To Choose A REAL Alternate.

Welcome to episode 284 today we discuss how to choose a REAL Alternate. It is the season of extreme weather and many times we find ourselves searching for an unplanned landing at an airport other than our destination. In this episode, we will discuss how to choose a “real” alternate, not one required by the […] The post SMAC284 How To Choose A REAL Alternate. appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
9/1/202158 minutes, 21 seconds
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SMAC283 Wonder Women Of Aviation Podcast with Natalia McAlee

Welcome to episode 283 in which we discuss a new podcast Wonder Women of Aviation with host Natalia McAlee. Preflight Checklist: Sponsor : Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology. Please visit them at www.Spartan.edu http://www.StuckMicAvCast.com/Free Coupon Code Spartan. Cruise Flight: The Wonder Women of aviation is a podcast that helps preserve the history of women […] The post SMAC283 Wonder Women Of Aviation Podcast with Natalia McAlee appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
7/15/202131 minutes, 30 seconds
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SMAC282 Powered Parachutes with Roy Beisswenger

Welcome to episode 282. Have you ever wondered what it would be like to fly a powered parachute? I know I love watching them fly and have been curious to find out what it takes to fly and possibly own a powered parachute. Joining me today is Roy Beisswenger from https://www.easyflight.com  Preflight Checklist: Cruise Flight:  […] The post SMAC282 Powered Parachutes with Roy Beisswenger appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
7/1/202145 minutes, 14 seconds
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SMAC281 Summer Flying 2021

Welcome to episode 281. Summer flying has arrived and today we start off our annual discussion of summer flying with some interesting experiences and great advice from our experienced co-hosts. My name is Carl Valeri and joining me today is Tom Frick and Sean Moody. Preflight Checklist: Sponsor: StuckMicAvCast.com/Free Coupon Code Spartan. Ready for your […] The post SMAC281 Summer Flying 2021 appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
6/15/20211 hour, 2 minutes, 56 seconds
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SMAC280 Reflecting On A Decade Of General Aviation

Welcome to episode 280 Where we celebrate 10 years of bringing this podcast to you and discuss how general aviation has changed in the past decade. I am Carl Valeri and joining me today are Victoria Neuville and Eric Crump. Preflight Checklist: Sponsor:  aviationcareerspodcast.com/free/ Coupon Code Spartan. Ready for your aviation career to take off? […] The post SMAC280 Reflecting On A Decade Of General Aviation appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
6/1/20211 hour, 13 minutes, 23 seconds
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SMAC279 Sun N Fun 2021 Part 10 – Interviews From The Deck April 18

In this episode are the interviews live from the Deck of Sun N Fun Radio on Day 6, April 18, 2021 Interviews: Jake Norotsky – Founder Aviation Studies  –https://southernprepacademy.org  Ramona Cox – SkyChick Adventures – http://www.skychick.com/motoart Trey Murdaugh – TL North America – https://www.tlsportaircraft.com Angela West – Director Flight Ops Stallion 51 – https://www.stallion51.com KT […] The post SMAC279 Sun N Fun 2021 Part 10 – Interviews From The Deck April 18 appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
5/15/20211 hour, 20 minutes, 27 seconds
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SMAC278 Sun N Fun 2021 Part 9 – Interviews From The Deck April 17

Welcome to another special episode of the Stuck Mic AvCast. We continue with interviews recorded live from the Deck of Sun N Fun Radio on Day 5, April 17, 2021. You can listen to these interviews all throughout the year at LiveAtc.net/snf or SNFRadio.com. Interviews: Russ Keith, John Naugla and Mike Roberts – Airplanes And […] The post SMAC278 Sun N Fun 2021 Part 9 – Interviews From The Deck April 17 appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
5/12/20212 hours, 37 minutes, 26 seconds
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SMAC277 Sun N Fun 2021 Part 8 – Interviews From The Deck April 16

In this episode are interviews live from the Deck of Sun N Fun Radio on Day 4, April 16, 2021. Interviews: Karl Grove – Ac Aero http://www.ac-aero.com Lee Lauderback – Stallion 51 – Important of Recurrent Training – https://www.stallion51.com Mark Lampe – Capt. Santa Claus Ties Proceeds towards hearing impared students. – https://captsantaclaus.com Tal Clark […] The post SMAC277 Sun N Fun 2021 Part 8 – Interviews From The Deck April 16 appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
5/9/20212 hours, 14 minutes, 20 seconds
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SMAC276 Sun N Fun 2021 Part 7 Live Interviews April 15

This episode is the interviews the team from Stuck Mic AvCast conducted on April 15, 2021, from the Deck of Sun N Fun Radio. You can listen to all of the interviews on LiveAtc.net/snf. Before We Begin I would like to thank our sponsor Spartan College of Aeronautics for sponsoring both Sun N Fun Radio […] The post SMAC276 Sun N Fun 2021 Part 7 Live Interviews April 15 appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
5/1/20211 hour, 47 minutes, 33 seconds
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SMAC275 Sun N Fun 2021 Part 6 Live Episode From The Deck.

Welcome to a special edition of the Stuck Mic AvCast broadcasting live from the deck at Sun N Fun Radio.  Before we begin I would like to thank our sponsor Spartan College of Aeronautics for sponsoring both Sun N Fun Radio and The Stuck Mic AvCast. They are providing 50 free scholarships guides to our […] The post SMAC275 Sun N Fun 2021 Part 6 Live Episode From The Deck. appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
4/27/20211 hour, 48 minutes, 50 seconds
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SMAC274 Sun N Fun 2021 Part 5

Welcome to a special edition from Sun N Fun 2021. In this episode we have field interviews from April 16, 2021. Interviews: Oxygen Systems – Scott Ashton – https://www.aerox.com Seaplane Pilots Association – Mark Wrasse – https://www.seaplanepilotsassociation.org Diamond Aircraft – https://www.diamondaircraft.com/en/ Levil Bom – Michelle Leon – https://levilaviation.com   We will talk to you in […] The post SMAC274 Sun N Fun 2021 Part 5 appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
4/20/202125 minutes, 40 seconds
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SMAC273 Sun N Fun 2021 Part 4

In this episode are interviews live from the Deck of Sun N Fun Radio on Day 2, April 14, 2021. Interviews: Custom Z Fitter – Richard Talkington Fletcher – https://customzfitter.com Highlights with Eric Cump – https://www.polk.edu/aerospace/ Global Aero Connect – https://globalaeroconnect.com LetterFly – Custom Art Design For Your Airplane – https://www.letterfly.com Air America – Pamela […] The post SMAC273 Sun N Fun 2021 Part 4 appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
4/18/20212 hours, 50 minutes, 19 seconds
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SMAC272 Sun N Fun 2021 Part 3

In this episode are interviews live from the Deck of Sun N Fun Radio on Day 1, April 13, 2021. Interviews: Open the show with Eric Cump – https://www.polk.edu/aerospace/ Highlights with Lites Leenhouts, President Sun N Fun – https://flysnf.org Tactical Hearing – Darrin Johns – https://tacticalhearing.com Wings For Humanity – Rebecca and Kyle Stevenson – […] The post SMAC272 Sun N Fun 2021 Part 3 appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
4/17/20211 hour, 42 minutes, 25 seconds
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SMAC271 Sun N Fun 2021 Part 2

SMAC271 Sun N Fun 2021 Part 2 Sun N Fun is Back! Welcome to a special edition from Sun N Fun 2021.  Interviews: BushCat – Brain Karlow – https://www.fly-aerosport.com/bushcat-light-sport Learn Composites – Deborah Van Treuren – https://flysnf.org  Aerolite – Dennis Carley – https://www.uflyit.com/ GPS and Single Pilot IFR – Gary Reeves – https://pilotsafety.org  Pipistrel – […] The post SMAC271 Sun N Fun 2021 Part 2 appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
4/16/202151 minutes, 18 seconds
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SMAC270 Sun N Fun 2021 Part 1

Sun N Fun is Back! Welcome to a special edition from Sun N Fun 2021. Our co-host Bill English interviewed some very interesting guests: Interviews: Tecnam Aircraft’s Kurt Muller Tecnam.com Smokehouse Pilots Club – Gabe Mueller. Smokehousepilots.com  Best Tugs – Mark Patey. BestTugs.com Drone Shows – Matt Quinn. GreatLakesDroneCompany.com Sun N Fun Aerobatic HQ – […] The post SMAC270 Sun N Fun 2021 Part 1 appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
4/15/202143 minutes, 40 seconds
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SMAC269 Spring Into The 2021 Flying Season

Welcome to episode 269 and happy Spring 2021! For many of us, Spring signals the beginning of the flying season. Today we will discuss how you can better prepare for a safe and fun 2021 flying season! Preflight Checklist: Sponsor :  https://planeenglishsim.com  App-based aviation radio simulator is an easy way to gain radio proficiency in […] The post SMAC269 Spring Into The 2021 Flying Season appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
4/1/202157 minutes, 30 seconds
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SMAC268 The 2021 Airshow Season with Larry Kelley, Pilot of the B-25 “Panchito”

Welcome to episode 268 where we kick off the 2021 airshow season started with Larry Kelley, owner, and pilot of the B-25 Panchito. Preflight Checklist: Sponsor :  https://planeenglishsim.com  App-based aviation radio simulator is an easy way to gain radio proficiency in both VFR and IFR.  Use the coupon code “PlaneEnglishSim” for free one-year access to […] The post SMAC268 The 2021 Airshow Season with Larry Kelley, Pilot of the B-25 “Panchito” appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
3/15/202145 minutes, 39 seconds
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SMAC267 Should I Obtain A Complex Endorsement in 2021?

Welcome to episode 267. Today we will discuss a question I get from various listeners of all our podcasts “Should I obtain a complex endorsement in 2021?” We will discuss why you should obtain a complex endorsement, how to train for the endorsement, and tips for instructors teaching in complex aircraft. Preflight Checklist: Sponsor :  […] The post SMAC267 Should I Obtain A Complex Endorsement in 2021? appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
3/1/202146 minutes, 17 seconds
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SMAC266 Improve Your Landings

Welcome to episode 266. Today we will discuss how you can Improve Your Landings whether you are a beginner or seasoned pilot. Additionally, we will discuss suggestions and techniques for our flight instructors to use while teaching landings.  Preflight Checklist: Sponsor :  https://planeenglishsim.com  App-based aviation radio simulator is an easy way to gain radio proficiency […] The post SMAC266 Improve Your Landings appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
2/15/20211 hour, 2 minutes
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SMAC265 You Can Have a Successful Flight Instructing Business Part 2

Welcome to Episode 265. This episode is for flight instructors and those who are considering becoming a flight instructor. But instead of an episode about the technical details involved in instructing we will discuss how you can have a successful flight instructing business. Today we continue our discussion from the last episode.  http://stuckmicavcast.com/contact-us/ Preflight Checklist: […] The post SMAC265 You Can Have a Successful Flight Instructing Business Part 2 appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
2/1/20211 hour, 14 minutes, 37 seconds
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SMAC264 You Can Have a Successful Flight Instructing Business

Welcome to Episode 264. This episode is for flight instructors and those who are considering becoming a flight instructor, but instead of an episode about the technical details involved in instructing we will discuss how you can have a successful flight instructing business. Joining the discussion are CFI’s Tom Frick, Bill English, and Russ Roslewski. […] The post SMAC264 You Can Have a Successful Flight Instructing Business appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
1/15/20211 hour, 12 seconds
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SMAC263 Best-of Stuck Mic AvCast 2020

SMAC263 Best-of Stuck Mic AvCast 2020. Welcome to Episode 263 the annual best-of episode where we compile our favorite episodes from 2020. This year has been a challenging one and all of us at Stuck Mic AvCast thank you for keeping your passion alive during these trying times. We commit to bringing you in the […] The post SMAC263 Best-of Stuck Mic AvCast 2020 appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
1/1/20212 hours, 27 minutes, 25 seconds
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SMAC262 Ultralight Flying With with Madison Johnston

Welcome to Episode 262. Today we have a special guest Madison Johnston to discuss flying ultralights without a pilot certificate better known as Part 103 with Madison Johnston. Preflight Checklist: If you like this content please visit https://www.patreon.com/ValeriAviation Every dollar we raise we put one dollar towards purchasing a scholarships guide which contains over $120 […] The post SMAC262 Ultralight Flying With with Madison Johnston appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
12/15/202051 minutes, 35 seconds
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SMAC261 Maine Center for Classic Aviation

Welcome to Episode 261. Today we have a special guest Sam Canders from the Maine Center for Classic Aviation. Preflight Checklist: Please consider becoming a patron. Every dollar we raise goes towards giving away a scholarship guide through our Pay It Forward Campaign. With over $120 million in scholarships, our scholarships guide is the largest […] The post SMAC261 Maine Center for Classic Aviation appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
12/1/202034 minutes, 29 seconds
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SMAC260 Too Much Information

Welcome to Episode 260. We all love modern electronics in our aircraft, but are you managing the information effectively? In a cockpit that looks like the display floor at Best Buy, with multiple devices that all can tell you where you are, where you’re going, and when you’ll get there, how do you choose which […] The post SMAC260 Too Much Information appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
11/15/202057 minutes, 15 seconds
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SMAC259 Ferry Pilot: Nine Lives Over the North Atlantic with Kerry McCauley

Welcome to Episode 259. Today we have a special guest Kerry McCauley author of Ferry Pilot: Nine Lives Over the North Atlantic.  Before we begin a quick word from our sponsor. Preflight Checklist: Please consider becoming a patron. Every dollar we raise goes towards giving away a scholarship guide through our Pay It Forward Campaign. […] The post SMAC259 Ferry Pilot: Nine Lives Over the North Atlantic with Kerry McCauley appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
11/1/202036 minutes, 11 seconds
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SMAC258 Pacific on the Right: Two Pilots, One Airplane, a Lifetime of Memories

Welcome to Episode 258. Today we have a special guest Curtis Pierce Author of Pacific on the Right: Two Pilots, One Airplane, a Lifetime of Memories. “Pacific on the Right” chronicles the journey of Curt Pierce from Arizona to Chile. His flight student, Miguel, bought a new plane, and instead of shipping it down to […] The post SMAC258 Pacific on the Right: Two Pilots, One Airplane, a Lifetime of Memories appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
10/22/202048 minutes, 23 seconds
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SMAC257 Your Next Flying Adventure in Hawaii with Fly Maui

SMAC257 Your Next Flying Adventure in Hawaii with Fly Maui. Welcome to Episode 257. Are you looking for your next flying adventure? Considering the beautiful islands of Hawaii? Joining us today are our friends from The Aloha 360 Podcast and Fly Maui Flight School to discuss the unique aspects of flying in Hawaii and vacation […] The post SMAC257 Your Next Flying Adventure in Hawaii with Fly Maui appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
10/15/20201 hour, 6 minutes, 55 seconds
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SMAC256 Control The Plane and Don’t Hit Anything

Welcome to Episode 256. Whether flying recreationally or professionally, two important goals you should always keep in mind is to control the plane and not hit anything. These goals include various skills and philosophies we use while flying an aircraft.  Today we will discuss in this how you can better control the plane and not […] The post SMAC256 Control The Plane and Don’t Hit Anything appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
10/1/20201 hour, 15 minutes, 8 seconds
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SMAC255 Baron Pilot

Welcome to the show about learning to fly, living to fly, and loving to fly. Joining us today is Baron Pilot. Before we begin a quick word from our sponsor. Preflight Checklist: Please consider becoming a patron. Every dollar we raise goes towards giving away a scholarship guide through our Pay It Forward Campaign. Please […] The post SMAC255 Baron Pilot appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
9/15/20201 hour, 3 minutes, 25 seconds
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SMAC254 737 Max Analysis Part 5 Outcomes and Actions

SMAC254 737 Max Analysis Part 5 Outcomes and Actions. Welcome to the show about learning to fly, living to fly, and loving to fly. Today we conclude our special series on the 737 Max. Although a general aviation podcast we feel this is an important topic which all aviators can learn valuable lessons from. Joining […] The post SMAC254 737 Max Analysis Part 5 Outcomes and Actions appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
9/8/202047 minutes, 51 seconds
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SMAC253 Surviving The Intimidating CFI or Examiner.

In today’s episode, we discuss surviving an intimidating CFI/Examiner. We all have flow with them and many are known throughout the community and are on many people’s avoid list. What do we do when we find ourselves in the flight deck with a do not fly list CFI or Examiner.  We will talk about this […] The post SMAC253 Surviving The Intimidating CFI or Examiner. appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
9/1/202056 minutes, 28 seconds
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SMAC252 737 Max Analysis Part 4: What Went Wrong And How Do We Fix The Problem

737 Max Analysis Part 4: What Went Wrong And How Do We Fix The Problem. Welcome to the show about learning to fly, living to fly, and loving to fly. Today we start a special series on 737 Max Analysis. Although a general aviation podcast we feel this is an important topic which all aviators […] The post SMAC252 737 Max Analysis Part 4: What Went Wrong And How Do We Fix The Problem appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
8/22/202046 minutes, 18 seconds
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SMAC251 Overcoming Adversity And Flying The World’s Fastest Jet with Brian Shul

Welcome to the show about learning to fly, living to fly, and loving to fly. Joining us today is Brian Shul SR-71 pilot, keynote speaker and author Of Sled Driver, Flying The World’s Fastest Jet. In a time where many have given up on their dreams of flight Brian’s story will truly inspire future aviators. […] The post SMAC251 Overcoming Adversity And Flying The World’s Fastest Jet with Brian Shul appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
8/15/202048 minutes, 5 seconds
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SMAC250 737 Max Analysis with Ben Bohlman Part 3 Ethiopian 302

Welcome to the show about learning to fly, living to fly, and loving to fly. Today we start a special series on the 737 Max. Although a general aviation podcast we feel this is an important topic which all aviators can learn valuable lessons from. Joining me today is Ben Bohlman and Justin Ash. Before […] The post SMAC250 737 Max Analysis with Ben Bohlman Part 3 Ethiopian 302 appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
8/8/202023 minutes
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SMAC249 The Real Cost Of Airplane Ownership and Some Creative Options to Owning.

Welcome to the show about learning to fly, living to fly, and loving to fly. Recently, Carl returned the plane to the person he was leasing it from and is now between planes. Putting emotions aside we reflect on the real cost of ownership and how you can feel like an owner in some creative […] The post SMAC249 The Real Cost Of Airplane Ownership and Some Creative Options to Owning. appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
8/1/20201 hour, 14 minutes, 56 seconds
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SMAC248 737 Max Analysis with Ben Bohlman Part 2 Lion Air 610

Welcome to the show about learning to fly, living to fly, and loving to fly. Today we start a special series on the 737 Max. Although a general aviation podcast we feel this is an important topic which all aviators can learn valuable lessons from. Joining me today is Ben Bohlman and Justin Ash. Before […] The post SMAC248 737 Max Analysis with Ben Bohlman Part 2 Lion Air 610 appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
7/22/202031 minutes, 38 seconds
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SMAC247 The Air Race Classic With Kayleigh Bordner

Welcome to the show about learning to fly, living to fly, and loving to fly. Today we have a special guest Kayleigh Bordner, Assistant Director of Publicity for the Air Race Classic. Kayleigh is a past and future competitor in the race and when she is not racing planes she works as an airline pilot […] The post SMAC247 The Air Race Classic With Kayleigh Bordner appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
7/15/202059 minutes, 16 seconds
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SMAC246 737 Max Analysis with Ben Bohlman Part 1 Introduction

Welcome to the show about learning to fly, living to fly, and loving to fly. Today we start a special series on the 737 Max. Although a general aviation podcast we feel this is an important topic which all aviators can learn valuable lessons from. Joining me today is Ben Bohlman and Justin Ash. Before […] The post SMAC246 737 Max Analysis with Ben Bohlman Part 1 Introduction appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
7/8/202040 minutes, 16 seconds
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SMAC245 Beyond the IFR Checkride

Welcome to the show about learning to fly, living to fly, and loving to fly. Today we discuss common challenges for IFR pilots and tips not normally covered during IFR training. Preflight Checklist: First a quick word from our sponsor. Aviation Careers Podcast. Use the coupon code PayItForward and you may receive one year access […] The post SMAC245 Beyond the IFR Checkride appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
7/1/20201 hour, 7 minutes, 30 seconds
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SMAC244 Two passions flying in formation: Aviation and Writing

Welcome to the show about learning to fly, living to fly, and loving to fly. Joining us today is someone who has realized his two passions of aviation and writing. Nathan Van Coops is an accomplished pilot and author. Today we discuss his journey towards accomplishing the goal of aviator and author.  Preflight Checklist: First […] The post SMAC244 Two passions flying in formation: Aviation and Writing appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
6/22/202056 minutes, 46 seconds
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SMAC243 Navigating Special Use Airspace

Navigating Special Use Airspace: Stuck Mic AvCast 243. Welcome to the show about learning to fly, living to fly, and loving to fly. Today we discuss flying around and through special use airspace.  Preflight Checklist: First a quick word from our sponsor. This episode is sponsored by  PlaneEnglishSim.com the app-based aviation radio simulator. Use the […] The post SMAC243 Navigating Special Use Airspace appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
6/15/20201 hour, 6 minutes, 22 seconds
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SMAC242 Women Military Aviators Past and Present

  Welcome to the show about learning to fly, living to fly, and loving to fly. Today we have a special Ladies takeover of the podcast. Your host today is Victoria Neuville and joining her as guests will be Erin Miller and Nicole Malachowski. Preflight Checklist: First a quick word from our sponsor. Sponsor: This […] The post SMAC242 Women Military Aviators Past and Present appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
6/8/202046 minutes, 7 seconds
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SMAC241 Aviation Communication

Welcome to the show about learning to fly, living to fly, and loving to fly. You may be a new student pilot thrust into an unknown world when you first key the Mic or an experienced pilot with thousands of hours, we all can learn something about aviation communication. Today the crew is back together […] The post SMAC241 Aviation Communication appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
6/1/20201 hour, 15 seconds
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SMAC240 Pet Rescue Pilots with Julian Javor

Welcome to the show about learning to fly, living to fly, and loving to fly. Joining us today is Julian Javor, pet welfare advocate and founder of Pet Rescue Pilots out of the belief that every pet should have the chance to know a loving forever home. Preflight Checklist: First a quick word from our […] The post SMAC240 Pet Rescue Pilots with Julian Javor appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
5/15/202040 minutes, 15 seconds
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SMAC239 The 100-Hour Pilot: Fulfilling a Lifelong Dream with Brian Brogen

Welcome to the show about learning to fly, living to fly, and loving to fly. Joining us today is  Brian Brogen author of The 100-Hour Pilot: Fulfilling a Lifelong Dream.  Preflight Checklist: First a quick word from our sponsor. AviationCareersPodcast.com – Scholarships, Career Coaching, and Interview Preparation.  The most recent update includes 64 new scholarships, […] The post SMAC239 The 100-Hour Pilot: Fulfilling a Lifelong Dream with Brian Brogen appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
5/8/202033 minutes, 47 seconds
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SMAC238 Aviation From Home : What We Are Doing To Fulfill Our Passion

  Welcome to the show about learning to fly, living to fly, and loving to fly. Today we discuss what we are doing to fulfill our aviation passion from home. Before we get started a few words from our sponsor.  Preflight Checklist: First a quick word from our sponsor. AviationCareersPodcast.com – Scholarships, Career Coaching, and […] The post SMAC238 Aviation From Home : What We Are Doing To Fulfill Our Passion appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
5/1/202059 minutes, 13 seconds
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SMAC237 Opposing Bases Air Traffic Talk with Romeo Hotel and Alpha Golf

Welcome to the show about learning to fly, living to fly, and loving to fly. Today we have special guests Romeo Hotel and Alpha Golf from the Opposing Bases podcast, but before we begin a few announcements. Take it away Larry. Preflight Checklist: First a quick word from our sponsor.  AviationCareersPodcast.com – Scholarships, Career Coaching, […] The post SMAC237 Opposing Bases Air Traffic Talk with Romeo Hotel and Alpha Golf appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
4/15/202052 minutes, 18 seconds
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SMAC236 Deland Sport Aviation Showcase with Jana Filip.

Welcome to the show about learning to fly, living to fly, and loving to fly. Today We have a special guest Jana Filip, Administrator of Sport Aviation.  Before we begin a few announcements. Preflight Checklist: First a quick word from our sponsor.  AviationCareersPodcast.com – Scholarships, Career Coaching, and Interview Preparation.  The most recent update includes […] The post SMAC236 Deland Sport Aviation Showcase with Jana Filip. appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
4/8/202045 minutes, 1 second
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SMAC235 Manifesto: A Revolutionary Approach to General Aviation Maintenance with Mike Busch

Welcome to the show about learning to fly, living to fly, and loving to fly. Today we have a special guest Mike Busch to discuss his book Manifesto: A Revolutionary Approach to General Aviation Maintenance . Before we get started a few words from our sponsor.  Preflight Checklist: First a quick word from our sponsor. […] The post SMAC235 Manifesto: A Revolutionary Approach to General Aviation Maintenance with Mike Busch appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
4/1/20201 hour, 1 minute, 43 seconds
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SMAC231 Flying Adventures, NASA Shuttle Landing Strip And More

  Welcome to the show about learning to fly, living to fly, and loving to fly. Some of you are patiently awaiting the Spring weather to get the plane out of the hangar and start flying again. Some fly their planes south with other snowbirds and have some interesting adventures to discuss. Today we focus […] The post SMAC231 Flying Adventures, NASA Shuttle Landing Strip And More appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
2/15/20201 hour, 8 minutes, 20 seconds
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SMAC230 Flying Again

Welcome to the show about learning to fly, living to fly, and loving to fly. Joining me on the show today is…. Today we have a special guest you have heard on this podcast in the past but before we begin a few words from our sponsor. Before we get started a few words from […] The post SMAC230 Flying Again appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
2/1/20201 hour, 12 minutes, 1 second
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SMAC229 Airplane Owner Maintenance with Dean Showalter

Welcome to the show about learning to fly, living to fly, and loving to fly. Today we have a special guest Dean Showalter the Host of Airplane Owner Maintenance Podcast. Dean’s podcast has a plethora of information for the aircraft owner who takes an active role in aircraft maintenance. I am excited to have Dean […] The post SMAC229 Airplane Owner Maintenance with Dean Showalter appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
1/15/20201 hour, 6 seconds
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SMAC228 Dual Engine Failure In A Jet with Bruce Monnier

Welcome to the show about learning to fly, living to fly, and loving to fly. Today we have a special guest Bruce Monnier to discuss lessons learned from his dual engine failure in a jet. Before we begin we have a few announcements. Preflight Checklist: First a quick word from our sponsor. AviationCareersPodcast.com – Scholarships, […] The post SMAC228 Dual Engine Failure In A Jet with Bruce Monnier appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
1/1/202052 minutes, 31 seconds
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SMAC227 Deland Sport Aviation Showcase 2019 Day 2

Welcome to the show about learning to fly, living to fly, and loving to fly. Michael McLellan, Tom Frick, and Carl Valeri volunteered at the Deland Sport Aviation Showcase. The DeLand Showcase is an annual, three-day event focused entirely on recreational flying and sport aviation. Tom and Carl volunteered for Showcase Live for the second […] The post SMAC227 Deland Sport Aviation Showcase 2019 Day 2 appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
12/15/20191 hour, 51 minutes, 47 seconds
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SMAC226 Deland Sport Aviation Showcase 2019 Day 1

Welcome to the show about learning to fly, living to fly, and loving to fly. Michael McLellan, Tom Frick, and Carl Valeri volunteered at the Deland Sport Aviation Showcase. The DeLand Showcase is an annual, three-day event focused entirely on recreational flying and sport aviation. Tom and Carl volunteered for Showcase Live for the second […] The post SMAC226 Deland Sport Aviation Showcase 2019 Day 1 appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
12/1/20191 hour, 18 minutes, 19 seconds
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SMAC225 The Challenges And Rewards Of Becoming a Flight Instructor with Victoria Neuville

Welcome to the show about learning to fly, living to fly, and loving to fly. Today we have a special interview and guest who happens to be our co-host, Victoria Neuville. Victoria recently passed her CFI checkride and is joining us to discuss the challenges and rewards of becoming a flight instructor. Preflight Checklist: First […] The post SMAC225 The Challenges And Rewards Of Becoming a Flight Instructor with Victoria Neuville appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
11/15/20191 hour, 2 minutes, 14 seconds
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SMAC224 Bird Strikes: Hazards and Avoidance

SMAC224 Bird Strikes: Hazards and Avoidance. Welcome to the show about learning to fly, living to fly, and loving to fly. Preflight Checklist: First a quick word from our sponsor. AviationCareersPodcast.com – Scholarships, Career Coaching, and Interview Preparation.  News And Announcements: https://www.sportaviationshowcase.com Cruise Flight: Carl’s nephew lands on a turtle. Recognizing a wildlife strike. Avoiding […] The post SMAC224 Bird Strikes: Hazards and Avoidance appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
11/1/20191 hour, 10 minutes, 15 seconds
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SMAC223 Multi-Engine Safety and Listener Mail.

Multi-Engine Safety and Listener Mail. Welcome to the show about learning to fly, living to fly, and loving to fly. Preflight Checklist: First a quick word from our sponsor. AviationCareersPodcast.com – Scholarships, Career Coaching, and Interview Preparation.  News And Announcements: Listener mail: Listener mail (Russ) – do ICAO equipment codes matter for VFR flight following/radar […] The post SMAC223 Multi-Engine Safety and Listener Mail. appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
10/15/20191 hour, 5 minutes
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SMAC222 From the Back Seat of a Fighter to The Front Seat Of A Warbird with Roy Brewer.

From the Back Seat of a Fighter to The Front Seat Of A Warbird with Roy Brewer. Welcome to the inspirational, informational, and transparent aviation careers podcast. If you have questions, comments, inspirational stories, or announcements please write us at [email protected].  Today I have with me a friend and military aviator who wants to discuss […] The post SMAC222 From the Back Seat of a Fighter to The Front Seat Of A Warbird with Roy Brewer. appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
10/1/20191 hour, 9 minutes, 3 seconds
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SMAC221 Smoke In The Cockpit

Welcome to the show about learning to fly, living to fly, and loving to fly. Recently, Carl made and emergency landing after the cockpit began filling with smoke. Many lessons were learned from this event. Besides relating a tense inflight emergency we discuss how you can better prepare for a smoke or inflight fire. Preflight […] The post SMAC221 Smoke In The Cockpit appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
9/15/20191 hour, 9 minutes, 54 seconds
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SMAC220 Around The World In A GyroCopter

  Around The World In A GyroCopter. Welcome to the show about learning to fly, living to fly, and loving to fly. Today we have a special gyrocopter episode and an interview with two people who love to fly gyrocopters so much one will be flying one around the world. Victoria sat down with Frank […] The post SMAC220 Around The World In A GyroCopter appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
9/1/20191 hour, 4 minutes, 7 seconds
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SMAC219 Soaring to Glory: A Tuskegee Airman’s Firsthand Account of World War II

Soaring to Glory: A Tuskegee Airman’s Firsthand Account of World War II. Welcome to the podcast about learning to fly, living to fly, and loving to fly. Today I have a special guest Lt. Col. Harry Stewart. A passionate aviator with a unique story to tell. Fortunately Lt. Col. Stewart has launched a new book […] The post SMAC219 Soaring to Glory: A Tuskegee Airman’s Firsthand Account of World War II appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
8/15/20191 hour, 8 minutes, 8 seconds
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SMAC218 AirVenture Oshkosh 2019

Welcome to the podcast about learning to fly, living to fly, and loving to fly. Today we have discuss our impressions of AirVenture 2019 both from those that attended the event locally and who followed over the internet. Preflight Checklist: Sponsor : AviationCareersPodcast.com – Scholarships, Career Coaching, and Interview Preparation. News And Announcements: FAA’s B4Ufly […] The post SMAC218 AirVenture Oshkosh 2019 appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
8/1/20191 hour, 8 minutes, 56 seconds
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SMAC217 Vintage Aviation Magazine’s Martt Clupper

Vintage Aviation Magazine with Martt Clupper. Welcome to the podcast about learning to fly, living to fly, and loving to fly. Today I have with me a special guest to discuss what many of us love and that is Antique Aircraft. Before we begin a quick word from our sponsor. Preflight Checklist: First a quick […] The post SMAC217 Vintage Aviation Magazine’s Martt Clupper appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
7/15/201956 minutes, 43 seconds
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SMAC216 Greg McHale Piloting The Wild Yukon

Greg McHale is a wilderness adventurer who uses his skills as an aviator to reach remote and untapped parts of the world. In his show Greg McHale’s Wild Yukon, he takes us to hidden corners of Canada’s untamed Yukon to pursue adventure, big game, and challenge. Today Greg and I discuss how he uses various […] The post SMAC216 Greg McHale Piloting The Wild Yukon appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
7/1/20191 hour, 53 seconds
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SMAC215 Challenges After An Accident Or Incident

Challenges after an accident or incident. Welcome to the Stuck Mic AvCast. Today we answer listener mail. If you have any questions please write us at [email protected]. Preflight Checklist: First a quick word from our sponsor. Sponsor: AviationCareersPodcast.com – Scholarships, Career Coaching, and Interview Preparation. News And Announcements: Sun N Fun Radio Starts a live […] The post SMAC215 Challenges After An Accident Or Incident appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
6/15/20191 hour, 10 minutes, 16 seconds
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SMAC214 Do You Need An Aviation Attorney

Do you need an Aviation Attorney? Welcome to a special edition of the Stuck Mic AvCast. Recently we have received feedback from many of our listeners concerning a situation where they have received a letter from the FAA concerning their medical exam. We also have had a few folks who have been concerned about recent […] The post SMAC214 Do You Need An Aviation Attorney appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
6/1/201949 minutes, 48 seconds
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SMAC213 Inspiring Women and Young Girls – Natalie FlyGirl Kelley

In this we episode we are inspiring women and young girls in aviation. Welcome to a special episode of the Stuck Mic AvCast. Today we are joined by a truly inspirational aviator, Natalie FlyGirl Kelley. Natalie has become an ambassador for women and young girls, inspiring them to reach for the sky. Before we begin […] The post SMAC213 Inspiring Women and Young Girls – Natalie FlyGirl Kelley appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
5/15/201946 minutes, 31 seconds
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SMAC212 Michael McClellan Airshow Announcer, Airport Owner and the First Light Sport Pilot

Welcome back from Sun N Fun and a special edition of the Stuck MIc AvCast. Today I have with me airshow announcer, airport owner, and light sport pilot #1 Michael McClellan. Michael has been a volunteer at Sun N Fun for over 20 years! Preflight Checklist: Before we begin the show a quick word from […] The post SMAC212 Michael McClellan Airshow Announcer, Airport Owner and the First Light Sport Pilot appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
5/1/20191 hour, 3 minutes, 43 seconds
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SMAC211 Live From Sun N Fun 2019

Welcome to a special live edition from Sun N Fun 2019! This is our end of show live episode, where we feature various aviation podcasters and some other interesting aviation friends in a series of interviews. Preflight Checklist: Sponsor: AviationCareersPodcast.com – Scholarships, Career Coaching, and Interview Preparation. News And Announcements: We will be broadcasting Sun […] The post SMAC211 Live From Sun N Fun 2019 appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
4/15/20191 hour, 49 minutes, 49 seconds
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SMAC210 Open Pod Night at Sun N Fun 2019 Part 3

Preflight Checklist: Welcome to part 3 of Open Pod Night at  Sun N Fun 2019! This is a new event at Sun N Fun, bringing podcasters together from various shows to talk about aviation and how they cover it. Announcements: Live stream Sun N Fun Radio at: LiveAtc.net/SNF To find out more about Sun N […] The post SMAC210 Open Pod Night at Sun N Fun 2019 Part 3 appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
4/8/20191 hour, 1 minute, 16 seconds
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SMAC209 Open Pod Night at Sun N Fun 2019 Part 2

Preflight Checklist: Welcome to part 2 of Open Pod Night at  Sun N Fun 2019! This is a new event at Sun N Fun, bringing podcasters together from various shows to talk about aviation and how they cover it. Announcements: Live stream Sun N Fun Radio at: LiveAtc.net/SNF To find out more about Sun N […] The post SMAC209 Open Pod Night at Sun N Fun 2019 Part 2 appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
4/7/201957 minutes, 33 seconds
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SMAC208 Open Pod Night at Sun N Fun 2019 Part 1

Preflight Checklist: Welcome to part 1 of Open Pod Night at  Sun N Fun 2019! This is a new event at Sun N Fun, bringing podcasters together from various shows to talk about aviation and how they cover it. Announcements: Live stream Sun N Fun Radio at: LiveAtc.net/SNF To find out more about Sun N […] The post SMAC208 Open Pod Night at Sun N Fun 2019 Part 1 appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
4/6/201955 minutes, 39 seconds
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SMAC207 Sun N Fun 2019 Day 3

Preflight Checklist: Welcome to day 3 of Sun N Fun 2019! Tom, Larry, Russ, Carl, and Victoria were live on the deck at Sun N Fun Radio Today along with our assistant producer Robert Cigliano. We hope you enjoy the daily show summary and interviews from the crew at Stuck Mic AvCast. Remember to follow […] The post SMAC207 Sun N Fun 2019 Day 3 appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
4/5/201925 minutes, 3 seconds
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SMAC206 Sun N Fun 2019 Day 2

Preflight Checklist: Welcome to the second day of Sun N Fun 2019! Russ, Carl, and Victoria were live on the deck at Sun N Fun Radio Today along with our assistant producer Robert Cigliano. We hope you enjoy the daily show summary and interviews from the crew at Stuck Mic AvCast. Remember to follow us […] The post SMAC206 Sun N Fun 2019 Day 2 appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
4/4/201932 minutes, 21 seconds
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SMAC205 Sun N Fun 2019 Day 1

Preflight Checklist: Welcome to the first day of Sun N Fun 2019! Russ, Carl, and Victoria were live on the deck at Sun N Fun Radio Today along with our assistant producer Robert Cigliano. We hope you enjoy the daily show summary and interviews from the crew at Stuck Mic AvCast. Remember to follow us […] The post SMAC205 Sun N Fun 2019 Day 1 appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
4/3/201919 minutes, 52 seconds
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SMAC204 Seaplane-A-Palooza 2019

Seaplane-A-Palooza 2019 is a mini airshow held the weekend before Sun N Fun at the Tavares Seaplane Base near the Sun N Fun grounds. Our very own Victoria Neuville attended this weekend, and has a number of interviews to share from the event. Preflight Checklist: Sponsor: AviationCareersPodcast.com – Scholarships, Career Coaching, and Interview Preparation. News […] The post SMAC204 Seaplane-A-Palooza 2019 appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
4/2/201931 minutes, 42 seconds
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SMAC203 Women in Aviation Conference 2019

Welcome to a special edition of The Stuck Mic AvCast. Victoria Neuville attended the 2019 WIA Conference in Long Beach, California. The event and interviews are inspiring for future aviators. Preflight Checklist: Sponsor: AviationCareersPodcast.com – Scholarships, Career Coaching, and Interview Preparation. News And Announcements: Don’t forget to stay tuned for interviews from Sun N Fun […] The post SMAC203 Women in Aviation Conference 2019 appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
4/1/20191 hour, 3 minutes, 18 seconds
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SMAC202 Spatial Disorientation And Prevention

We are told to trust our instruments but many times our body tells us we are descending and turning when in reality we are flying straight and level. It takes discipline to trust our instruments and also vow to never fly into IFR conditions if we are not instrument current and competent. Today we discuss […] The post SMAC202 Spatial Disorientation And Prevention appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
3/15/20191 hour, 7 minutes, 37 seconds
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SMAC201 Planes, Trains, and Automobiles 2019

Welcome to a special edition of the Stuck Mic AvCast. Today we are live from Planes, Trains, and Automobiles at Plant City Airport in Florida. This event introduced young people to all aspects of aviation. Visitors get to see real & remote control airplanes, model trains, CSX & classic car displays, and flight demonstrations. The […] The post SMAC201 Planes, Trains, and Automobiles 2019 appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
3/8/201954 minutes, 30 seconds
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SMAC200 Changes in Aviation since 2011

Welcome to episode 200! This is a big milestone for us, not only 200 episodes but never missing a scheduled episode (1st and 15th of each month). Today we will be discussing Changes in Aviation since 2011, when we had our first episode. Preflight Checklist: Sponsor: AviationCareersPodcast.com – Scholarships, Career Coaching, and Interview Preparation. Use […] The post SMAC200 Changes in Aviation since 2011 appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
3/1/20191 hour, 12 minutes, 23 seconds
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SMAC199 The Prebuy Guys with Adam Sipe

Welcome to a special edition of the Stuck Mic AvCast. Today our guest is Adam Sipe of The Prebuy Guys and the Airplane Intel Podcast. If you are interested in aircraft ownership the Prebuy Guys are the people you should speak to. They have an informative podcast discussing the process of acquiring and owning an […] The post SMAC199 The Prebuy Guys with Adam Sipe appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
2/15/201946 minutes, 38 seconds
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SMAC198 Florida Pilot Conference

The Florida Pilot Conference is a new conference happening May 4th, 2019 in Orlando, Florida. It is an educational event for pilots that would like to learn more about flying IFR and glider flying, as well as a social event for pilots. Sponsor: Aviation Careers Podcast is your source for aviation training, scholarships, and courses […] The post SMAC198 Florida Pilot Conference appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
2/8/201920 minutes, 20 seconds
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SMAC197 The Type Rating: Is One In Your Future?

The Type Rating: Is One In Your Future? Welcome to the Stuck Mic AvCast. Today we interview Russ Roslewski who recently completed his rating in the Citation II. Are you thinking of getting a rating? Why get a rating and how much does it cost? Today we talk about the reasons to get your rating […] The post SMAC197 The Type Rating: Is One In Your Future? appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
2/1/20191 hour, 14 minutes, 31 seconds
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SMAC196 US Sport Aviation Expo 2019 Day 2

Welcome to the US Sport Aviation Expo 2019 Day 2! We are here for the first two days of this expo, collecting interviews from experts working at this show, which focusses on light sport aviation and General Aviation for fun and enjoyment. Pre-Flight Checklist: Announcements: The 2019 Scholarships Guide is available online by clicking on […] The post SMAC196 US Sport Aviation Expo 2019 Day 2 appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
1/26/20191 hour, 3 minutes, 53 seconds
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SMAC195 US Sport Aviation Expo 2019 Day 1

Welcome to the US Sport Aviation Expo 2019 Day 1! We are here for both days of this expo, collecting interviews from experts working at this show, which focusses on light sport aviation and General Aviation as a hobby and for fun and enjoyment. Pre-Flight Checklist: Announcements:  Valentine’s Day is around the corner and we want […] The post SMAC195 US Sport Aviation Expo 2019 Day 1 appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
1/25/20191 hour, 9 minutes, 5 seconds
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SMAC194 Stalls, Spins, and Type Ratings

Stalls, Spins, and Type Ratings. Welcome to our first episode for the new year. Preflight Checklist: Sponsor: AviationCareersPodcast.com – Scholarships, Career Coaching, and Interview Preparation. Use the coupon code “MLK” from now until Martin Luther King Jr Day for a 10% discount on all products. News And Announcements: 1 Million Thanks Russ is currently at […] The post SMAC194 Stalls, Spins, and Type Ratings appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
1/15/20191 hour, 4 minutes, 14 seconds
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SMAC193 Stuck Mic AvCast Best Of 2018

Happy New Year and Welcome to a special edition of the Best Of 2018 Stuck Mic AvCast. Every New Year we compile the 5 most popular shows and interviews. During the selection process each co-host selects their favorite podcast. Then we take the top 5 and bring you into the process by selecting the podcasts […] The post SMAC193 Stuck Mic AvCast Best Of 2018 appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
1/1/20194 hours, 16 minutes, 15 seconds
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SMAC192 Texas Air Museum

The Texas Air Museum is a fantastic aviation museum, and in this episode we have a great interview about it. Welcome to a special edition of the Stuck Mic AvCast. Larry Overstreet visited the Texas Air Museum in San Antonio, TX. The museum is located on the grounds of Stinson Field (KSSF), the second oldest […] The post SMAC192 Texas Air Museum appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
12/15/201836 minutes, 28 seconds
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SMAC191 When To Declare Minimum Fuel and When To Declare An Emergency

When to declare minimum fuel and when to declare an emergency was inspired by an email from a listener. We discuss the terms, the rules, and some practical advice in dealing with emergency. Preflight Checklist: Sponsor: AviationCareersPodcast.com – Scholarships, Career Coaching, and Interview Preparation. News And Announcements: Top 20 Career Podcasts You Must Subscribe and […] The post SMAC191 When To Declare Minimum Fuel and When To Declare An Emergency appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
12/1/201859 minutes, 48 seconds
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SMAC190 How To Obtain Your Australian Pilot Certificate

How To Obtain Your Australian Pilot Certificate. Looking for an adventure? Why not rent a small plane and fly around Australia? Better yet, why not get your Australian pilot certificate? Today I have with me someone who decided not only to ponder these ideas but put them into action by obtaining his pilot certificate and […] The post SMAC190 How To Obtain Your Australian Pilot Certificate appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
11/15/201847 minutes, 3 seconds
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SMAC189 Empowering Youth in Aviation – AviNation Magazine

Empowering Youth in Aviation. Welcome to a special episode of the Stuck Mic AvCast. To create a more sustainable and diverse aviation community we must inspire all to join this wonderful world of flying. Jacob Peed is achieving this goal by reaching out to an underrepresented segment of our flying population and that is our […] The post SMAC189 Empowering Youth in Aviation – AviNation Magazine appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
11/1/201848 minutes, 26 seconds
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SMAC188 Let’s Talk Flying Podcast with Kevin Strieter

Let’s Talk Flying! Welcome to a special edition of the Stuck Mic AvCast. We love aviation and love people who share their passion for aviation. Today joining me is Kevin Strieter the host of Let’s Talk Flying Podcast. Before we begin a word from our sponsor. Preflight Checklist: Sponsor: AviationCareersPodcast.com – Scholarships, Career Coaching, and […] The post SMAC188 Let’s Talk Flying Podcast with Kevin Strieter appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
10/15/201858 minutes, 14 seconds
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SMAC187 Is Your Airport Aviation Friendly?

Is Your Airport Aviation Friendly? As many of you know we recently moved to Lakeland, Florida. The move has been a tremendous boost to our business and to this podcast. We really love being in Lakeland and close to the many aviation venues and events in Central Florida. Since I am between airplanes I decided […] The post SMAC187 Is Your Airport Aviation Friendly? appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
10/1/201854 minutes, 57 seconds
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SMAC186 Teaching Skills or Creating Aviators

Teaching Skills or Creating Aviators? While reading an aviation magazine I read a statement from the editor that “Flight training is great for teaching skills, but it’s terrible for making pilots”. This started a thought process in my head and made me realize that in many cases he was correct. Today we discuss how we […] The post SMAC186 Teaching Skills or Creating Aviators appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
9/15/20181 hour, 5 minutes
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SMAC185 The Successful Go Around

We rarely do them and when we do they usually don’t go as planned. Your instructors always told you to be ready for one and be spring loaded to perform one. We hear many accidents and incidents of pilots performing one with no success. What are we talking about? The go around. In this episode […] The post SMAC185 The Successful Go Around appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
9/1/20181 hour, 1 minute, 58 seconds
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SMAC184 How To Be A Good Safety Pilot

How to Be a Good Safety Pilot. In this episode I am joined by Russ, Tom, Larry, and Rick join me to discuss what a safety pilot is, what the rules are, and what the responsibilities are. Preflight Checklist: Sponsor: https://aviationcareerspodcast.com/courses Tools to help you move forward with your aviation career – resumes, cover letters, […] The post SMAC184 How To Be A Good Safety Pilot appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
8/15/20181 hour, 3 minutes, 49 seconds
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SMAC183 Interviews From AirVenture 2018

Welcome to a special episode of the StuckMic AvCast. Today we bring you Interviews from AirVenture 2018 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. The show was well attended and our reporters in the field really enjoyed visiting with friends and listeners. Preflight Checklist: Sponsor: AviationCareersPodcast.com/Scholarships News And Announcements: The July 2018 version of the Scholarship Guide has been […] The post SMAC183 Interviews From AirVenture 2018 appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
8/1/201856 minutes, 2 seconds
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SMAC182 Private-Airplane Passenger Safety: What You Need To Know

Private-Airplane Passenger Safety: What You Need To Know. As pilots we enjoy sharing our passion for aviation and want to take our friends and family flying. One topic which many times comes up in conversation with our potential passengers is how safe is flying. Well one person who has addressed this issue is John O. […] The post SMAC182 Private-Airplane Passenger Safety: What You Need To Know appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
7/15/201841 minutes, 3 seconds
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SMAC181 Is My Aircraft Airworthy?

We had a listener write in recently asking if we can discuss how to determine if our aircraft is airworthy, The recent crash in Daytona Beach, FL caused him to think more about determining if an airplane is airworthy from a legal and practical standpoint. He also wanted to know how to determine if the […] The post SMAC181 Is My Aircraft Airworthy? appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
7/1/20181 hour, 3 minutes, 13 seconds
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SMAC180 Pilot Deviations And How To Avoid Them

Pilot Deviations and how to avoid them. We have seen some consistency over the years in the number and type of pilot deviations. Some deviations cause certificate action and others can cause worse. What can we do to prevent these deviations? Well today we will describe the most common deviations and discuss what we can […] The post SMAC180 Pilot Deviations And How To Avoid Them appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
6/15/20181 hour, 9 minutes, 40 seconds
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SMAC179 A Podcasting First Reporting From The Air and On The Ground From A NASA Rocket Launch

Have you ever watched a NASA rocket launch? Would you like to go behind the scenes, meet aeronautics scientists, and even an astronaut? Welcome to a special edition of the Stuck Mic AvCast. Victoria’s friend put a link on her Facebook page inviting her to apply for passes for a rocket launch. She applied and […] The post SMAC179 A Podcasting First Reporting From The Air and On The Ground From A NASA Rocket Launch appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
6/1/20181 hour, 12 minutes, 37 seconds
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SMAC178 Goodbye “DME” Hello Equipment Requirements Notes

In this episode we say goodbye “DME” and Hello Equipment Requirements Notes. We are joined by Rick Felty, Tom Frick, Russ Roslewski, and Bill English to discuss this fairly technical aspect of a change coming to aviation. Preflight Checklist: Sponsor: AviationCareersPodcast.com – Scholarships, Career Coaching, and an inspirational podcast. Announcements: Orbital ATK CRS-9 resupply may […] The post SMAC178 Goodbye “DME” Hello Equipment Requirements Notes appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
5/15/201856 minutes, 58 seconds
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SMAC177 Weather Or Not A Decision Making Process

Weather Or Not : A Decision Making Process. Welcome to another exciting episode of Stuck Mic AvCast. We are back from Sun N Fun, discussing the decision making process when weather comes up when your flying. We also have some great picks of the week. Preflight Checklist: Sponsor: AviationCareersPodcast.com – Career Coaching, Scholarships, and Interview […] The post SMAC177 Weather Or Not A Decision Making Process appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
5/1/20181 hour, 1 minute, 39 seconds
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SMAC176 Live From The Deck Of Sun N Fun Radio 2018

Welcome to our annual Live show from the deck at Sun N Fun Radio. Sun N Fun was a wonderful event this year. One of our favorite aspects of the show is meeting you the listener. It was fun meeting you at the show and taking selfies. Please search social media for #StuckMicSelfie to see […] The post SMAC176 Live From The Deck Of Sun N Fun Radio 2018 appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
4/15/20181 hour, 58 minutes, 24 seconds
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SMAC175 Sun N Fun 2018 Day 5

Preflight Checklist: Welcome to day 5 of Sun N Fun. Russ, Carl, Larry, and Bill were live on the deck at Sun N Fun Radio Today along with our assistant producer Robert Cigliano. Our live show with a big announcement is coming up in a future episode of the Stuck Mic AvCast. We hope you […] The post SMAC175 Sun N Fun 2018 Day 5 appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
4/15/201851 minutes, 39 seconds
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SMAC174 Sun N Fun 2018 Day 4

Preflight Checklist: Welcome to day 4 of Sun N Fun. Russ, Carl, Larry, and Bill were live on the deck at Sun N Fun Radio Today along with our assistant producer Robert Cigliano. Don’t forget to listen to our live show Saturday night at 5:30 pm. We hope you enjoy the daily show summary and […] The post SMAC174 Sun N Fun 2018 Day 4 appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
4/14/20181 hour, 1 minute, 10 seconds
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SMAC173 Sun N Fun 2018 Day 3

Preflight Checklist: Welcome to day 3 of Sun N Fun was another fun filled day of collecting interviews and volunteering for Sun N Fun Radio. Victoria is heading home today but our assistant producer Robert Cigliano will be with us today and also at our live show Saturday night at 5:30 pm. We hope you […] The post SMAC173 Sun N Fun 2018 Day 3 appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
4/12/201846 minutes, 52 seconds
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SMAC172 Sun N Fun 2018 Day 2

Preflight Checklist: Welcome to day 2 of Sun N Fun. The weather was great and the grounds finally dried up from the rains yesterday. The crew from Stuck Mic had a great time visiting and interviewing attendees and exhibitors. We hope you enjoy the daily show summary and interviews from the crew at Stuck Mic […] The post SMAC172 Sun N Fun 2018 Day 2 appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
4/12/20181 hour, 3 minutes, 30 seconds
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SMAC171 Sun N Fun 2018 Day 1

Preflight Checklist: Welcome to a special episode of the Stuck Mic AvCast. Today we are reporting live from Sun N Fun 2018. The crew of the Stuck Mic AvCast volunteer every year at Sun N Fun Radio. During the event we are able to speak with some of our friends and exhibitors and wanted to […] The post SMAC171 Sun N Fun 2018 Day 1 appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
4/11/201834 minutes, 9 seconds
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SMAC170 SeaPlane A Palooza 2018 Day 2

Preflight Checklist: Welcome to a special episode of the Stuck Mic AvCast. Today we are reporting live from SeaPlane-A-Palooza 2018. Both Victoria Neuville and Carl Valeri spent the day interviewing pilots, instructors, and aviation enthusiasts at this unique airshow in Tavares, FL “America’s Seaplane City”. We had an amazing time interviewing theses passionate aviators and […] The post SMAC170 SeaPlane A Palooza 2018 Day 2 appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
4/9/201855 minutes, 48 seconds
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SMAC169 SeaPlane A Palooza 2018 Day 1

Preflight Checklist: Welcome to a special episode of the Stuck Mic AvCast. Today we are reporting live from SeaPlane-A-Palooza 2018. Both Victoria Neuville and Carl Valeri spent the day interviewing pilots, instructors, and aviation enthusiasts at this unique airshow in Tavares, FL “America’s Seaplane City”. We had an amazing time interviewing theses passionate aviators and […] The post SMAC169 SeaPlane A Palooza 2018 Day 1 appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
4/8/20181 hour, 26 minutes, 45 seconds
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SMAC168 How Electronics Are Increasing Safety and Efficiency In General Aviation.

Electronics are increasing safety and efficiency for General Aviation. If your buying a new aircraft or considering upgrading your current aircraft, electronics have become a key to your purchasing decision. Even if you are a club member or a renter most want the newest electronic equipment because it increases safety and efficiency. In This episode […] The post SMAC168 How Electronics Are Increasing Safety and Efficiency In General Aviation. appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
4/1/20181 hour, 13 minutes, 5 seconds
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SMAC167 How much fuel is in your airplane

Preflight Checklist: Carl is joined by several co-hosts to discuss several topics including how much fuel is in your airplane. Sponsor: AviationCareersPodcast.com Career Coaching, scholarships, and a free advice through the podcast. Announcements: Live from Sun n Fun 5:30 to 7:30 Saturday before the night air show. Thanks for the feedback from the live shows. […] The post SMAC167 How much fuel is in your airplane appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
3/15/20181 hour, 6 minutes, 55 seconds
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SMAC166 Aircraft Electronics For Amateur Radio Enthusiasts

Hey everyone! Today we are talking to Pilot JimG (Jim Goldman) about Aircraft Electronics for Amateur Radio Enthusiasts. Pilots often gain interest in HAM radio, since they use avionics in their aviation profession or hobby. Preflight Checklist: Sponsor: AviationCareersPodcast.com – Career Coaching, Scholarships, and a free podcast. Announcements: The Sun n Fun Fly-In now has […] The post SMAC166 Aircraft Electronics For Amateur Radio Enthusiasts appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
3/1/201852 minutes, 39 seconds
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SMAC165 Flying Into Burning Man Airport with Dean Siracusa

Have you heard of  Burning Man? Did you know you can fly there?  We are interviewing Dean Siracusa a volunteer at Burning Man Airport. He discusses this unique event and how you can fly into the airport designed specifically for Burning Man. We also have a special guest and our first in studio co-host! Pilot […] The post SMAC165 Flying Into Burning Man Airport with Dean Siracusa appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
2/15/20181 hour, 8 minutes, 54 seconds
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US Sport Aviation Expo 2018 Day 4 – SMAC164

Welcome to a special edition of the Stuck Mic AvCast. Carl attended the US Sport Aviation Expo 2018 in Sebring, FL. This four day event is what Carl describes as “where aviation begins because we all start flying in small light aircraft”. With many hours of interviews we decided to try something new and publish […] The post US Sport Aviation Expo 2018 Day 4 – SMAC164 appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
2/1/201849 minutes, 35 seconds
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US Sport Aviation Expo 2018 Day 3 – SMAC163

Welcome to a special edition of the Stuck Mic AvCast. Carl attended the US Sport Aviation Expo 2018 in Sebring, FL. This four day event is what Carl describes as “where aviation begins because we all start flying in small light aircraft”. With many hours of interviews we decided to try something new and publish […] The post US Sport Aviation Expo 2018 Day 3 – SMAC163 appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
1/31/201852 minutes, 51 seconds
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US Sport Aviation Expo 2018 Day 2 – SMAC162

Welcome to a special edition of the Stuck Mic AvCast. Carl attended the US Sport Aviation Expo 2018 in Sebring, FL. This four day event is what Carl describes as “where aviation begins because we all start flying in small light aircraft”. With many hours of interviews we decided to try something new and publish […] The post US Sport Aviation Expo 2018 Day 2 – SMAC162 appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
1/30/20181 hour, 9 minutes, 9 seconds
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US Sport Aviation Expo 2018 Day 1 – SMAC161

Welcome to a special edition of the Stuck Mic AvCast. Carl attended the US Sport Aviation Expo 2018 in Sebring, FL. This four day event is what Carl describes as “where aviation begins because we all start flying in small light aircraft”. With many hours of interviews we decided to try something new and publish […] The post US Sport Aviation Expo 2018 Day 1 – SMAC161 appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
1/29/20181 hour, 13 minutes, 45 seconds
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SMAC160 The Most Seaplane Friendly City In The World and The NTSB Drone Program with Bill English

This is a special episode where Carl and Bill English report live from the most seaplane friendly city in the World, Tavares, FL. Bill has his seaplane rating and wanted to take a tour of the SeaRay facility. So we where up for an adventure and drove to Tavares from Lakeland. What a wonderful city […] The post SMAC160 The Most Seaplane Friendly City In The World and The NTSB Drone Program with Bill English appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
1/16/201835 minutes, 49 seconds
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SMAC159 Best Of Stuck Mic AvCast 2017

Happy New Year and welcome to our special best of Stuck Mic AvCast 2017 edition of the show. This is the annual podcast where the co hosts pick their favorite episodes and you can listen in a mini marathon special. Of course we want to send a special thank you to all our listeners especially […] The post SMAC159 Best Of Stuck Mic AvCast 2017 appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
1/1/20183 hours, 57 minutes, 9 seconds
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SMAC158 What Flight School Is Best For You?

Many people make a New Year resolution to obtain their pilot certificate or new rating. Before the year ends and to help you move towards your aviation goal we will discuss what flight school is best for you. Joining us today is guest host Dan Freeman of the Accelerated Flight School Podcast. Dan recently finished […] The post SMAC158 What Flight School Is Best For You? appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
12/14/20171 hour, 27 minutes, 35 seconds
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SMAC157 Flying Eyes Optics Dean Siracusa – Flying the Meyers 200

Welcome to a special edition of the Stuck Mic AvCast. One of the most important aspects of flying is our eyesight. One pilot, Dean Siracusa of Flying Eyes Optics, has made it his mission to help pilots increase their ability to see and avoid traffic while wearing functional and stylish eyewear. Dean is the founder […] The post SMAC157 Flying Eyes Optics Dean Siracusa – Flying the Meyers 200 appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
12/1/201758 minutes, 41 seconds
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SMAC156 From Cessna To F16 One Pilots Dream Come True

Today we have with us a former co-host and now television reporter for NBC affiliate KSL 5 in Utah, Sean Moody. Sean is a private pilot and had the fortunate opportunity to fly in the F16. The F16 recently received a new lease on life pushing back the retirement to 2048. Preflight Checklist: Sponsor: AviationCareersPodcast.com […] The post SMAC156 From Cessna To F16 One Pilots Dream Come True appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
11/15/201750 minutes, 15 seconds
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SMAC155 Live From AOPA Fly-In Tampa FL

Welcome to a special edition of the podcast live from AOPA Fly-In 2017 in Tampa, Florida. Carl was on assignment in conjunction with Sun N Fun Radio. The Fly-In was a fun and informative event held at one of Carl’s favorite airports Peter O. Knight airport. This airport is where Carl began his aviation career […] The post SMAC155 Live From AOPA Fly-In Tampa FL appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
11/1/20171 hour, 35 minutes, 40 seconds
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SMAC154 Ways To Improve Piloting Skill And Have Fun In The Process

Welcome to Episode 154 of the podcast about learning to fly, living to fly, and loving to fly. Today we have a few special guests to discuss Ways to improve your piloting skill and have fun in the process. Chris Pezalla is an aviation consultant, attorney and author. To learn more and read his aviation […] The post SMAC154 Ways To Improve Piloting Skill And Have Fun In The Process appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
10/15/20171 hour, 9 minutes, 15 seconds
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SMAC153 When A Career And Passion Come Together

Welcome to a special episode of the Stuck Mic AvCast where we answer your questions, including about when a career and passion come together. Remember you can send us any questions, comments, or stories about learning to fly, living to fly, and loving to fly by visiting us on facebook, twitter, or sending us an […] The post SMAC153 When A Career And Passion Come Together appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
9/29/20171 hour, 1 minute, 51 seconds
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SMAC152 AOPA Fly In – Norman Oklahoma

Welcome to a special edition of the Stuck Mic AvCast. Our reporter in the field, Russ Roslewski was in Norman Oklahoma for the AOPA Fly In. AOPA fly-ins happen around the country bringing many people together in the aviation community. This event broke all previous attendance records with over 7500 people including 500 planes. The […] The post SMAC152 AOPA Fly In – Norman Oklahoma appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
9/15/20171 hour, 5 minutes, 53 seconds
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SMAC151 How One Pilot Changed The Approach Minimums In Brazil – Interview with Arnold Pieper

The team is here to discuss approach minimums with special guest Arnold Pieper, and how he convinced the Brazilian government to change those minimums. Preflight Checklist: We reach over 5,000 general aviation listeners every week. For sponsorship opportunities contact us at [email protected]. Announcements: AOPA Fly-In Sept 8th and 9th in Norman, OK (KOUN). Russ will […] The post SMAC151 How One Pilot Changed The Approach Minimums In Brazil – Interview with Arnold Pieper appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
9/1/201757 minutes, 35 seconds
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SMAC150 Interviews From AirVenture – Oshkosh 2017

Preflight Checklist: Carl is joined by Russ Roslewski to narrate through the interviews Russ conducted at AirVenture 2017. Russ got to meet up with Larry, Tom, Dave Abbey, Dave Pasco, and Jennifer. AOPA is having a fly-in September 8-9, 2017 in Norman, Oklahoma. There will be seminars and talks on Friday and open displays on […] The post SMAC150 Interviews From AirVenture – Oshkosh 2017 appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
8/15/201759 minutes, 24 seconds
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SMAC149 Pilot Partner Founder Ken VeArd

If you have used an electronic logbook, or have an interest in switching to one, we have a special treat for you. Ken VeArd, who has harnessed his technological skills with his passion for aviation to produce a truly innovative, easy to use, and practical electronic logbook. Today we have the pleasure of speaking with […] The post SMAC149 Pilot Partner Founder Ken VeArd appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
8/1/20171 hour, 7 minutes, 51 seconds
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SMAC148 The Challenges of Picking Up IFR Clearances In The Air and A Descend VIA Example

Tom, Rick, and Victoria join Carl for a great technical episode on the challenges of picking up IFR clearance in the air Preflight Checklist: Thank you to our sponsor, Three Point Aviation Services, specializing in aviation seminars and training materials. Checkout Three Point’s facebook page, to browse its new collection of short aviation articles. It […] The post SMAC148 The Challenges of Picking Up IFR Clearances In The Air and A Descend VIA Example appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
7/15/20171 hour, 7 minutes, 11 seconds
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SMAC147 Soaring, Light Sport, Glider Clubs, and Weight-Shift Trikes with Pilot Jim G

In this episode Carl and Rick interview Pilot Jim G about his experiences with light sport, how to get into soaring, and it’s advantages. Preflight Checklist: Sponsor: AviationCareersPodcast.com offers the largest directory of aviation related scholarships, along with scholarship advice, career coaching, and more. Announcements: Valeri Aviation is moving to Lakeland, FL! Cruise Flight: Glider Rating […] The post SMAC147 Soaring, Light Sport, Glider Clubs, and Weight-Shift Trikes with Pilot Jim G appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
7/1/20170
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SMAC146 How to Survive A Plane Crash

Have you ever wondered what it is like to survive a plane crash? Today Larry Overstreet and Carl interview a special guest who was involved in a plane crash and has some great advice for what to do. Preflight Checklist: Larry Overstreet and Jeff Jorgensen join me to talk about surviving a plane crash. Jeff […] The post SMAC146 How to Survive A Plane Crash appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
6/15/20170
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SMAC145 Modern Day Barnstormer Dewey Davenport

The days of barnstorming are not over because pilots such as Dewey Davenport are keeping the nostalgic golden age of flight alive! Dewey is an inspiration, outstanding pilot, and steward of aviation history. He is one of the few barnstormers in this country and the only active African American barnstormer. Preflight Checklist: This is a […] The post SMAC145 Modern Day Barnstormer Dewey Davenport appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
6/1/20170
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SMAC144 Airshow Entertainer and WWII Reenactor Theresa Eaman

Preflight Checklist: This is a special interview between Carl and Theresa Eaman, who sings classical jazz and WWII songs at air shows and other places. Sponsor : Jeff Kennon Author of The Day I Learned To Fly “If you want to ignite in your small child, or rekindle the first time you fell in love […] The post SMAC144 Airshow Entertainer and WWII Reenactor Theresa Eaman appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
5/15/20170
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SMAC143 Interviews From Sun N Fun 2017

Pre-Flight Checklist: Welcome to a special episode of the podcast, featuring interviews from Sun N Fun 2017! Tonight Carl and Russ Roslewski will introduce and discuss the interviews conducted at the show. You can also check them out on LiveATC.net and Chats From The Deck. Cruise Flight: Interviews featured on this show: Jerrod and Jordan Hildreth, twins […] The post SMAC143 Interviews From Sun N Fun 2017 appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
5/1/20170
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SMAC142 Live From Sun N Fun 2017

Welcome to America’s Front Porch at Sun n Fun 2017! This is a recording of the live show produced at the fly-in from Sun n Fun Radio. Rick Felty is participating from home, while Carl, Eric, Larry, Tom and Russ are all on the deck together! Preflight Checklist:   The crew gets right to it […] The post SMAC142 Live From Sun N Fun 2017 appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
4/14/20170
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SMAC141 Up For A New Flying Challenge? How About A Multi-Engine Rating?

Whether you are a hobby pilot or looking to fly for a living, the multi-engine rating is always a challenge. However, it can be fun, and open up a lot of doors for more flights and types of flights. Today we are interviewing one of our co-hosts Tom Frick, who recently completed his multi-engine commercial. […] The post SMAC141 Up For A New Flying Challenge? How About A Multi-Engine Rating? appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
4/1/20170
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SMAC140 Aviation Podcast Pioneer Kent Shook

Welcome to the podcast where we educate and inspire you to fly. Today we have a special guest Kent Shook. Kent is an aviation podcast pioneer and one of the original organizers of Podapalooza at AirVenture. Kent has a varied technical and aviation background which helped him create the popular PilotCast Podcast. Joining us tonight […] The post SMAC140 Aviation Podcast Pioneer Kent Shook appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
3/15/20170
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SMAC139 Squawking and Talking

Carl is joined by Rick Felty, Tom Frick and Larry Overstreet to answer your emails and get some feedback! We talk extensively about communicating with the tower in Charlie and Bravo airspace. Preflight Checklist: Announcements: The new updated 2017 Aerospace Scholarships Book is now available in Amazon and the iBooks store. AOPA WELCOMES DRONE PILOTS Rick […] The post SMAC139 Squawking and Talking appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
3/1/20170
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SMAC138 Flight Plan Fear, Dead Reckoning Legs, and More

Preflight Checklist: Carl is here with Russ, Tom  and Larry to discuss flight plan fear, dead reckoning legs, and a number of other topics. Rick is out tonight, battling a big snowstorm. Sponsor : AviationCareersPodcast.com/Coaching if you are a GA pilot, looking into pursuing your hobby as a career, or you just need help figuring out how […] The post SMAC138 Flight Plan Fear, Dead Reckoning Legs, and More appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
2/15/20170
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SMAC137 Flying With Diabetes, Jeppesen Chart Enhancements, Hold Short Of Where?

Preflight Checklist: Sponsor: “Thank you to our sponsor Three Point Aviation Services. Check out Three Point’s book and video on IFR holding at ExpertAviator.com. You can find out more about Three Point Aviation at www.3pointaviation.com or facebook.com/3pointaviation.” Announcements: New Sun N Fun website: http://www.flysnf.org Fly In April 4-9, 2017 Cruise Flight: Flying with Diabetes : […] The post SMAC137 Flying With Diabetes, Jeppesen Chart Enhancements, Hold Short Of Where? appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
2/1/20170
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SMAC136 Third Class Medical Reform Is Here and Positive Trends for GA!

In episode 136 we discuss third class medical reform, interview Victoria and discuss a recent article written about her, and discuss the approach to ILS 01 in Medellin, Columbia discussed in a past episode. Of course, we have picks of the week, exciting announcements, and more. Don’t forget to click on the video of the week […] The post SMAC136 Third Class Medical Reform Is Here and Positive Trends for GA! appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
1/15/20170
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SMAC135 The Best Of 2016

Happy New Year from all of us here at the Stuck Mic AvCast and welcome to a special edition of the podcast. In this episode, as we do every year,  we compiled a show with the best of 2016. The bests episodes for the year based on your feedback and those chosen by our co-hosts. […] The post SMAC135 The Best Of 2016 appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
1/1/20170
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SMAC134 Fuel Planning; Emergency and Minimum Fuel Explained

Carl is here with Rick Felty, Larry Overstreet, Tom Frick, and special guest Paul Grieco from the Aviation Careers Podcast. Preflight Checklist: Sponsor: AerospaceScholarships.com is the largest online directory for aviation scholarships for those looking to be a professional pilot, a GA pilot looking to learn more or knock the rest o their skills, or for those aspiring […] The post SMAC134 Fuel Planning; Emergency and Minimum Fuel Explained appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
12/14/20160
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SMAC133 Winter Flying, Stabilized Approaches, and Flying Sick

Eric, Rick, Victoria, Larry, Russ and Carl are all here to discuss winter flying, stabilized approaches, and flying when sick. Preflight Checklist: Sponsor: AviationCareersPodcast.com – Scholarships, Career Counseling, Interview Preparation and more. Go To AviationCareersPodcast.com. Announcements: Thanks to Pilot Mandi On Instagram for the photo this week. Follow Us On Instagram: Eric Crump – Students […] The post SMAC133 Winter Flying, Stabilized Approaches, and Flying Sick appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
12/1/20160
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SMAC132 Developing Good Aviation Habits

Preflight Checklist: Carl is joined by Rick, Larry, Russ, Tom, and Victoria to discuss developing good aviation safety habits. Sponsor: Aviation Careers Podcast – Scholarships, Coaching, and Career Advice. Announcements: As a reminder Turbo the Flying Dog’s third book: Turbo Flies through History is due out oct 19th. Victoria is also helping Turbo release a […] The post SMAC132 Developing Good Aviation Habits appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
11/15/20160
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SMAC131 The Flying Musicians with John Zapp

Carl is joined by Rick, Tom, and Victoria for a special interview with John Zapp of the Flying Musicians! Sponsors: Thank you to our sponsor, Three Point Aviation Services. Providing business and technical support for general aviation. Three Point now offers EPA and OSHA compliance reviews for airports, FBOs and aircraft operators. A safety review […] The post SMAC131 The Flying Musicians with John Zapp appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
10/31/20160
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SMAC130 Preventing Accidents Caused By Skipping Preflight Checks

Preflight Checklist: In episode 130 we discuss preventing accidents caused by skipping preflight checks. Our discussion begins with a review of the NTSB report from the runway overrun in Bedford, Massachusetts. Image Source : NTSB Sponsors: AerospaceScholarships.com If you want your young children to dream of flight, help push their imagination with “The Day I learned to fly” […] The post SMAC130 Preventing Accidents Caused By Skipping Preflight Checks appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
10/15/20160
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SMAC129 Inspiring Tomorrow’s Pilot – ClayViation

Preflight Checklist: “There is something magical about a seed planted in our younger years. So many passions are born during this time, and the seed that gets the best water and sun is the one that grows the strongest. In aviation, it’s not hard to find people completely addicted. The bug bites hard. ClayViation is […] The post SMAC129 Inspiring Tomorrow’s Pilot – ClayViation appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
9/29/20160
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SMAC128 Ben Sclair Publisher Of General Aviation News and Lessons From The Movie “Sully”

Preflight Checklist In this episode we interview Ben Sclair, publisher of General Aviation News and Living With Your Plane. We also review the movie “Sully” and discuss lessons learned. Visit Our Sponsor: Aviation Careers Podcast inspires future aerospace professionals by providing an inside look into aviation and aerospace careers. Aviation Careers Podcast publishes the largest scholarships directory and provides […] The post SMAC128 Ben Sclair Publisher Of General Aviation News and Lessons From The Movie “Sully” appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
9/15/20160
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SMAC127 Without Precedent by Owen Zupp

Preflight Checklist: Interview with pilot and renowned author, Owen Zupp.  Owen has written 7 books and has a Masters Degree in Aviation. He has literally flown around Australia, which is a subject of another one of his books. He has recently written about the history of aviation in Australia. You can check out all his […] The post SMAC127 Without Precedent by Owen Zupp appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
8/30/20160
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SMAC126 Live From AirVenture 2016

Preflight Checklist: We have exciting interviews and analysis from AirVenture 2016 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Larry Overstreet, Russ Roslewski, and Tom Frick attended  AirVenture, while Rick Felty and Carl Valeri virtually attended through social media.  Listen to the crew of Stuck Mic AvCast as they discuss the greatest air show on earth! Please send you questions or comments to [email protected]. Cruise […] The post SMAC126 Live From AirVenture 2016 appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
8/15/20160
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SMAC125 Remote Pilot Certificate Explained

Preflight Checklist: We are at Lakeland Linder Airport at Polk State College with Dr. Ryan Wallace to discuss the new Remote Pilot Certificate. Cruise Flight: FAA estimates that there will be 7 million UAS by 2020, including commercial and recreational use. The FAA estimates about 100 incidents per month involving a visual sighting of unmanned […] The post SMAC125 Remote Pilot Certificate Explained appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
7/26/20160
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SMAC124 ATC Handoffs and Special Guests

Preflight Checklist: Do you ever wonder what happens when you are handed off to another air traffic controller? In this episode we will explain. Joining us today is Chris Pezalla who discusses his article he posted on ExpertAviator.  We also have some other special guests from our mobile reporting studio at Air Venture.  Listen to […] The post SMAC124 ATC Handoffs and Special Guests appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
7/16/20160
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SMAC123 Advanced Holding Patterns with Chris Pezalla

Pre-Flight: Welcome to another edition of the Stuck Mic AVCast! Carl, Larry, Eric, Rick, Tom, and Victoria are all here. We have a special interview tonight with Chris Pezalla, who literally wrote the book on advanced holding patterns! But first, some announcements: AirVenture is coming up July 25-31. You can get more information at their website. […] The post SMAC123 Advanced Holding Patterns with Chris Pezalla appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
6/30/20160
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SMAC122 Airmen Certification Standards Go Live and Climb Gradients Explained

Preflight: Welcome to Episode 122 of Stuck Mic AvCast. We have a great discussion today about the new Airmen Certification Standards. Also, we have been receiving feedback on climb gradients so we will explain how to calculate the required rate of climb. Before we take off there are a few things to go over on our […] The post SMAC122 Airmen Certification Standards Go Live and Climb Gradients Explained appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
6/15/20160
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SMAC121 Safety and The Selfie Generation

Pre-Flight Checklist: Carl, Rick, Russ, and Tom are here tonight to talk about the passion of aviation and electronic devices. Tonight’s sponsor is Aviation Careers Podcast, which provides aviation scholarships, career coaching, and interview prep. If you are looking to get a new rating come check us out! Cruise Flight: Tonight Carl is going to […] The post SMAC121 Safety and The Selfie Generation appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
6/2/20161 hour, 22 minutes, 6 seconds
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SMAC120 Air Race Classic Pilot Lin Caywood

Pre-Flight Checklist: Welcome to the show, we have a very special guest with us along with Carl, Rick and Victoria. Carl suggested you checkout the June issue of Flight Training magazine, has a cover article on cross wind landings, which ties right in to the recent episode we did on this same topic. Also please […] The post SMAC120 Air Race Classic Pilot Lin Caywood appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
5/16/201653 minutes, 33 seconds
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SMAC119 Getting The Most Out Of Your Flight Review

Pre-Flight Checklist: Welcome aviators and avgeeks. We have a special show for you today focusing on a very important topic you will discuss during your entire flying life. The topic is an idea from our co host Russ Roslewski. Cruise Flight: Russ asked why don’t we talk about about flight reviews? Specifically, as the pilot, […] The post SMAC119 Getting The Most Out Of Your Flight Review appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
5/1/20161 hour, 2 minutes, 32 seconds
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SMAC118 Live from Sun N Fun 2016

Pre-Flight Checklist: This is a special, LIVE episode of Stuck Mic from the Sun N Fun Air Show! Carl is joined by special c0-hosts Russ Roslewski, Larry Overstreet, Robert Cigliano, Tom Frick, Eric Crump, and Derek Lagasse. Carl is meeting Russ Roslewski in person for the first time. Russ has his own CFI blog and […] The post SMAC118 Live from Sun N Fun 2016 appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
4/15/20162 hours, 7 seconds
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SMAC117 Crosswind Landings – What Is Your Limit?

Welcome aviators and airplane geeks to the show where we talk about learning to fly, living to fly, and loving to fly. Spring is upon us and for many this is the season where we start flying again from a winter break. It also is the season of dynamic changes in weather and strong winds. […] The post SMAC117 Crosswind Landings – What Is Your Limit? appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
4/2/20161 hour, 10 minutes, 8 seconds
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SMAC116 Airmen Certification Standards Explained – Interview with Eric Crump

Pre-Flight Checklist: Welcome to another informative episode of the Stuck Mic AvCast. Joining me today are my favorite scholarly aviators: Tom Frick, Larry Overstreet, Paul Grieco, Russ Roslewski, and Sean Moody. As with most scholarly aviators our hosts are continually trying to improve their aviation skills and knowledge. Today we will be discussing the new […] The post SMAC116 Airmen Certification Standards Explained – Interview with Eric Crump appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
3/15/20161 hour, 14 minutes, 50 seconds
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SMAC115 Hold In Lieu Of Procedure turn

Pre-Flight Checklist: Welcome To The Stuck Mic AvCast. Tonight I am joined by my favorite aviation advocates. We have a special episode which is a continuation of our discussion from the last episode. Announcements: One of Russ’ private pilot students (mentioned in a previous episode) completed his Private Pilot checkride after having some engine problems […] The post SMAC115 Hold In Lieu Of Procedure turn appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
3/1/201657 minutes, 36 seconds
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SMAC114 Are You Prepared For An In-flight Fire?

Pre-Flight Checklist: Carl, Tom, Paul, the other Tom, Russ, and Eric are all on this episode to discuss how to be prepared for an in-flight fire. Eric announced that Polk State University recently had their first hiring visit from Express Jet, which gave conditional offers to seven of his students. Eric also announced that he […] The post SMAC114 Are You Prepared For An In-flight Fire? appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
2/15/20161 hour, 8 minutes, 42 seconds
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SMAC113 NTSB Most Wanted List

Pre-Flight Checklist: We have a special show tonight with a big cast of characters: Rick Felty, Victoria Zajko, Tom Frick, Larry Overstreet and Sean Moody. Paul Grieco also joins us tonight as a special guest. Cruise Flight: Tonight’s topic is the NTSB Most Wanted List Reducing fatigue-related accidents and FAR 117 Stories from the crew […] The post SMAC113 NTSB Most Wanted List appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
2/2/20161 hour, 4 minutes, 15 seconds
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SMAC112 Cold Weather Flying

Pre-Flight:  Carl, Eric, Larry, Tom and Russ are here for this episode to warm your heart for aviation in this cold weather. Eric is currently in Washington, D.C. working on the new Airman Certification Standards with an FAA working group, and he’s not used to it being this cold! Larry is even colder weather where […] The post SMAC112 Cold Weather Flying appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
1/15/20161 hour, 6 minutes, 58 seconds
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SMAC111 Honoring the Women Air Force Service Pilots

Happy New Year and welcome to the New Years 2016 episode of The Stuck Mic AvCast. We start the year by honoring a special group of  veterans, the Woman Air Force Service Pilots with one of our most requested interviews. At Sun N Fun 2012, Carl interviewed World War II pilots Dora Dougherty McKeown and Barry Smith. One […] The post SMAC111 Honoring the Women Air Force Service Pilots appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
1/2/201641 minutes
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SMAC110 The Disappearing CFI and Why We Need Stall Training

Pre-Flight: Rick, Larry, Tom, Victoria, and Carl are all here for this episode! Russ will be joining in a bit later in the show. Announcements: The Affordable Aircraft Expo (also knows as the Sebring US Sport Aviation Expo) is January 20-23 2016 and Carl is trying to make it there with SMAC. and Sun N Fun […] The post SMAC110 The Disappearing CFI and Why We Need Stall Training appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
12/16/20151 hour, 13 minutes, 39 seconds
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SMAC109 Reinstating your CFI and Flying Drones

Preflight: Welcome to Episode 109 and Happy Thanksgiving! In this episode, we discuss reinstating your CFI and Flying Drones. Carl, Rick, Tom, Larry and Eric are here on a warm November day. Carl just finished his annual recurrent training. If you have recently finished some training or rating please let us know so we can […] The post SMAC109 Reinstating your CFI and Flying Drones appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
12/1/20151 hour, 2 minutes, 49 seconds
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SMAC108 Drone Registration and Airplane Parachutes

Preflight: Welcome to Episode 108. In this episode we discuss  the proposed drone registration and airplane parachutes. The Cirrus Ballistic Recovery system saves another life and we discuss this incident.  We also have some cool flying videos to discuss. Drone registration is proposed to increase safety and promote education on the safe use of drones. This episode […] The post SMAC108 Drone Registration and Airplane Parachutes appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
11/15/201559 minutes, 20 seconds
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SMAC107 Flying With ALS – Lou Gehrig’s Disease, Flying a Maule, and More

Pre-flight Checklist: Welcome to Episode 107 of The Stuck Mic AvCast, an aviation podcast about Learning To Fly, Living to Fly, and Loving to Fly! Sharing the magic of aviation is a joy flight instructors experience every day. Occasionally, instructors have a student which changes our lives and perspective on life. Today we discuss flying with ALS (Lou […] The post SMAC107 Flying With ALS – Lou Gehrig’s Disease, Flying a Maule, and More appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
11/1/20151 hour, 9 minutes, 7 seconds
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SMAC106-Interview with Jason Schappert of MZeroA

Pre-Flight Checklist: Carl, Sean, and Tom are here to interview Jason Schappert of MZeroA, which is an online training site for pilots which includes online ground school, books, videos and more. They work with pilots of all levels from brand new pilots in training, to current pilots, and even “rusty” pilots that have not flown […] The post SMAC106-Interview with Jason Schappert of MZeroA appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
10/15/20151 hour, 59 seconds
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SMAC105 Preparing for a Real In-Flight Emergency

Pre-Flight Checklist Carl, Rick, Larry, Eric, and Sean are here, as well as a special guest Tom Frick. Carl realized recently that he is an “AV Geek,” or Aviation Geek. Announcements Eric had a big signing ceremony today with ExpressJet, as Polk State’s Aerospace program entered into Expressjet’s Airline Pilot Pathway Program, which gives their […] The post SMAC105 Preparing for a Real In-Flight Emergency appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
10/1/20151 hour, 10 minutes, 26 seconds
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SMAC104 Owen Zupp, Inspirational Aviator from Down Under

Pre-Flight Checklist: Carl, Sean, and Victoria are here with our special guest Owen Zupp from Australia! Owen loves to fly for the airlines and is also passionate about General Aviation. Thank you to Plane Crazy Down Under for hooking up Carl and Owen. Cruise Flight: Owen’s parents both served in the Australian Air Force, introducing […] The post SMAC104 Owen Zupp, Inspirational Aviator from Down Under appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
9/15/201558 minutes, 48 seconds
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SMAC103 Jessica Cox First Armless Pilot

Pre-Flight Checklist:  Carl is flying today, but Rick, Tom Frick, and Victoria are here to interview Jessica Cox and Nick Spark about Jessica’s inspiring story. Cruise Flight: During Air Venture Victoria got to sneak away from her booth to view the movie “Right Footed,” the documentary about Jessica’s life as the first armless pilot She […] The post SMAC103 Jessica Cox First Armless Pilot appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
9/1/20150
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SMAC102 Live from AirVenture 2015

Pre-Flight Checklist: This is a special edition of the show, featuring interviews from Air Venture! Sitting in with Carl is Rick, Victoria, and special guests Larry Overstreet and Tom Frick. Victoria, Larry, and Tom were all at the show and shared their experiences. Victoria was there promoting aviation insurance, as well as promote the Turbo the […] The post SMAC102 Live from AirVenture 2015 appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
8/15/20151 hour, 31 minutes, 22 seconds
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SMAC101 Crossing the Continental Divide In A Vintage Aircraft with No Electricity

Pre-Flight Checklist The whole gang is here for a special interview with Matt VanDervort and discuss his crossing the Continental Divide in a vintage aircraft. Victoria just got back from AirVenture and gave a little report and preview of the upcoming report in episode 102. Also, Turbo Learns to Fly is out and for sale! […] The post SMAC101 Crossing the Continental Divide In A Vintage Aircraft with No Electricity appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
8/1/201557 minutes, 2 seconds
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SMAC100 Centennials of flight, 100 landings, flight hours and more

Victoria, Larry, Rick, Sean, and Carl are all here for the 100th episode! A special guest Tom Wachowski of the Private Jet Podcast is here. Tom has been a guest on episodes since the 80’s (show number wise) and flies corporate jests for work and model planes for fun. Pre-Flight Checklist Air Venture in Oshkosh, […] The post SMAC100 Centennials of flight, 100 landings, flight hours and more appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
7/15/201555 minutes, 15 seconds
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SMAC099-Laughs, Loops, and Rolls

Carl, Rick, Sean, Larry and Victoria are here for this 99th episode! Pre-Flight Checklist: Stuck Mic AVCast has been around for four years! We are starting new blog posts on our “off weeks” for the show for announcements, shout outs, and events. Our next episode is #100! Please use our contact page or email to […] The post SMAC099-Laughs, Loops, and Rolls appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
7/1/20151 hour, 8 minutes, 21 seconds
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SMAC098 Interview With Aviation Author Jeff Kennon

Carl recorded a special episode interview with Jeff Kennon of The Day I Learned to Fly, a great children’s book on Aviation. Pre-flight Checklist Announcements: For episode 100, we are asking you the listener to participate by sending in your 100th something in your aviation career. It could be your 100th landing, 100th trip to […] The post SMAC098 Interview With Aviation Author Jeff Kennon appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
6/16/201554 minutes, 3 seconds
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SMAC097 Do Pilots Know How To Recover From Stalls?

Carl, Rick, Sean, and Eric are here for this show. Victoria is on vacation in Ecuador. Larry Overstreet is also sitting in. Pre-flight Checklist Announcements: For episode 100, we are asking you the listeners to participate by sending in your 100th something in your aviation career. It could be your 100th landing, 100th trip to […] The post SMAC097 Do Pilots Know How To Recover From Stalls? appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
6/2/20150
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SMAC096-Hello Larry Overstreet! Tailwheels, gliders, and building the Sonex

We’re back from Sun N Fun with Rick, Sean, and a special guest Larry Overstreet! Preflight Checklist We are coming up episode 100! We would like you to celebrate with us by sending in one of your 100th milestones in your aviation life such as 100th landing, 100th airport, or whatever you can come up […] The post SMAC096-Hello Larry Overstreet! Tailwheels, gliders, and building the Sonex appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
5/15/20151 hour, 26 minutes, 49 seconds
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SMAC095 – Live From Sun N Fun 2015

Welcome to this special edition recorded live from Sun N Fun 2015. Today we have a very special show with some inspirational and interesting guests. Plus a very special guest from the Air Force! Preflight Checklist Polk State Flight Team announces their campaign to raise funds to compete in the regionals. Read their story and […] The post SMAC095 – Live From Sun N Fun 2015 appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
5/1/20150
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SMAC094-What Makes a Good Student?

What Makes a Good Student? The whole gang is back including Sean! Pre-Flight Checklist Sun n’ Fun is almost here April 21-26. Carl and Eric will both be here (despite what Carl thinks on the show!). In fact the next show will be LIVE from Sun n’ Fun at liveatc.net/snf. Tonight we are working on […] The post SMAC094-What Makes a Good Student? appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
4/15/20151 hour, 10 minutes, 50 seconds
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SMAC093 – Finding Bucolic New Jersey and Listener Mail

Pre-Flight Checklist Carl recently flew in a 172! We’ll put a picture in the show notes. Eric’s student Esteban soloed! Cruise Flight Tonight we are working on clearing out the backlog of listener email going back to the middle of 2014. You can continue to send us questions at [email protected]. Going forward we will be […] The post SMAC093 – Finding Bucolic New Jersey and Listener Mail appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
4/1/201557 minutes, 20 seconds
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SMAC092 – Is It Time to Fire Your Flight Instructor?

Pre-Flight Checklist: You can ask us questions by using our hashtag #asksmac, or by emailing us at [email protected], or by calling 347-699-4647 (DIP MY WINGS). Please send us questions or stories about your aviation successes. Victoria said she no longer needs a special issuance medical certificate! Eric has a shout out for one of his students named […] The post SMAC092 – Is It Time to Fire Your Flight Instructor? appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
3/15/20151 hour, 2 minutes, 47 seconds
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SMAC091-Nancy Spielberg producer of “Above And Beyond – The Untold True Story”

Pre-Flight Checklist Carl, Victoria, and Rick are here, and everyone is cold and buried. Announcements: Sean says Thunder over Louisville is coming April 18th and includes the US Air Force Thunderbirds and huge fireworks. Victoria thanked everyone for coming out for Paws & Planes. The turnout was hampered by 7 inches of snow, but the 20 […] The post SMAC091-Nancy Spielberg producer of “Above And Beyond – The Untold True Story” appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
3/1/20151 hour, 2 minutes, 16 seconds
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SMAC090 Steve Tupper, motor gliders, flying upside down and special words about hurling

This episode is an interview with Steve Tupper aka Stephen Force. “Stephen Force” is the superhero alter ego of mild-mannered tech and aviation lawyer, commercial pilot (glider, with private privileges in ASEL, AMEL, ASES, IA, and DC-3 (SIC) type-rated), and Civil Air Patrol (USAF Auxiliary) lieutenant colonel and search-and-rescue pilot Steve Tupper. To Read More about Steve Click […] The post SMAC090 Steve Tupper, motor gliders, flying upside down and special words about hurling appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
2/15/20151 hour, 7 minutes, 44 seconds
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SMAC089 The Affordable Aircraft Expo! Live From The US Sport Aviation Expo 2015

Aviation Starts Here! This episode is dedicated to the excitement we felt when we first discovered flying! You should feel the excitement and again when you hear the many passionate aviators in this episode. Representing Sun N Fun radio, Carl Valeri and Eric Crump spent their days at the US Sport Aviation Expo exploring the newest […] The post SMAC089 The Affordable Aircraft Expo! Live From The US Sport Aviation Expo 2015 appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
2/1/20150
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SMAC088 – Climb Via Clearance, Roadable Aircraft, and Instagram

Pre-Flight Checklist Carl, Victoria, Rick and Eric are here, and everyone is cold! We start with some announcements. Carl and Eric  will be attending the Sport Aviation Expo in Sebring, Florida. You can tweet the show using the Twitter hashtag #asksmac. Victoria said that Turbo the Flying Dog wants to invite everyone to the Frederick Municipal Airport […] The post SMAC088 – Climb Via Clearance, Roadable Aircraft, and Instagram appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
1/16/20151 hour, 4 minutes, 46 seconds
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SMAC087 – Best of 2014

Pre-Flight Checklist This episode features segments from the best of 2014, as voted by you the listeners and our staff! Cruise Flight SMAC066 – How To Build An Instrument Approach With Russ Roslewski SMAC069 – Goodbye Len Costa and Three Places To Land In Your Lifetime SMAC073 – Drones, Toilet Paper Cutting, and Other Aviation […] The post SMAC087 – Best of 2014 appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
1/1/20151 hour, 41 minutes, 19 seconds
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SMAC086 – Skywriting and The Most Memorable Moments of 2014

Pre-Flight Checklist The whole gang is here for the last new show of the year (hey, that rhymes!) including Turbo, the Flying Dog! We start with some announcements. Eric has a shout out for Jason from Alaska (brrrr!) who despite setbacks is continuing to his work on his aerospace education. Victoria announce that Turbo the […] The post SMAC086 – Skywriting and The Most Memorable Moments of 2014 appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
12/15/20141 hour, 13 minutes, 56 seconds
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SMAC085 – When Pigs Fly South BBQ Challenge and Warbird Fly-In

Pre-Flight Checklist Carl and Eric reporting live from the When Pigs Fly South BBQ Challenge and Warbird Flyin weekend at Sun N Fun. You can listen to Sun N Fun Radio all year at LiveATC.net/SNF or visiting the Sun N Fun Website and clicking on the Sun N Fun Radio button. You can also listen to […] The post SMAC085 – When Pigs Fly South BBQ Challenge and Warbird Fly-In appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
12/1/20140
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SMAC084 Live From Aerospace Discovery 2014 At Sun N Fun

Pre-Flight Checklist Carl reporting live from the Aerospace Discovery weekend at Sun n Fun. You can listen to Sun N Fun Radio all year at LiveATC.net/SNF or visiting the Sun N Fun Website and clicking on the Sun N Fun Radio button. You can also listen to the individual interviews from this episode at Chats From […] The post SMAC084 Live From Aerospace Discovery 2014 At Sun N Fun appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
11/15/20141 hour, 1 minute, 25 seconds
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SMAC083 – Live From The National Business Aviation Association Convention 2014

Pre-Flight Checklist Carl and Eric report live from the National Business Aviation Association Convention 2014. Cruise Flight Carl interviewed Mark Miller from WSI about weather related products they make for GA pilots, including predicting turbulence, storms, radar, etc. You can buy a subscription to their iPad app for $120.00/year. Marina from Wyvern discussed being an […] The post SMAC083 – Live From The National Business Aviation Association Convention 2014 appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
11/1/20141 hour, 13 minutes, 38 seconds
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SMAC082 – Ever Wonder What it’s Like to Fly a Corporate Jet? Find Out in this Episode!

Pre-Flight Checklist Carl, Eric and Rick are here interviewing Tom Wachowski of the Private Jet Podcast. Update on Log Ten Pro: Rick had an update on his pick of the week Log10Pro. Log10Pro is not currently compatible with iCloud. When the problem is fixed there should be an update, which is usually a free update […] The post SMAC082 – Ever Wonder What it’s Like to Fly a Corporate Jet? Find Out in this Episode! appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
10/15/20141 hour, 3 minutes, 51 seconds
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SMAC081 – Reducing Risk in Aviation & Flying around Iceland

Pre-Flight Checklist Carl is recording from near Sky Manor Airport in Pittstown, NJ where he watched balloons taking off this evening. Sean is out this week but everyone else is here and ready to go! Cruise Flight Victoria visited Iceland, where she got to see about 75% of the country. She said General Aviation is well represented […] The post SMAC081 – Reducing Risk in Aviation & Flying around Iceland appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
10/2/20141 hour, 7 seconds
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SMAC080 – Flying Around Volcanoes, Oxygen Deprivation and Pressurization

Pre-Flight Checklist The comment period for proposed rule making related to what can be stored in airport hangers has been extended until October 6th. You can find more details about this in Episode 079 as well as the link to comment. Aviation Careers Podcast is hosting another webinar September 30th, this one titled Should You Become an Airline […] The post SMAC080 – Flying Around Volcanoes, Oxygen Deprivation and Pressurization appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
9/15/20141 hour, 46 seconds
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SMAC079 – What’s in your hangar? The Government wants to know.

Pre-Flight Checklist The Plymouth Air Show is Saturday, September 27th in Plymouth, Massachusetts 10-3 at the Plymouth Airport. The featured attraction is an acrobatics show with Mike Goulian. The event is free and Rick will be there. The Stuart Air Show in Stuart, Florida is November 1st & 2nd, with a special night show and Halloween festivities […] The post SMAC079 – What’s in your hangar? The Government wants to know. appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
9/1/20141 hour, 4 minutes, 36 seconds
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SMAC078 Obtaining Your Instrument Rating

Pre-Flight Checklist Everyone is here tonight except for Sean, starting the discussion with airplane shaped foods. Cruise Flight Victoria kicks us off with a discussion of getting her Instrument Flight Rating and keeping your rating. This leads into a discussion of best practices for training, and how to handle communicating with the tower and keeping […] The post SMAC078 Obtaining Your Instrument Rating appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
8/15/20140
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SMAC077 Regaining your Currency And A Surprise Guest

Pre-Flight Checklist We have a surprise guest host this week! Also this week is the AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Cruise Flight This week’s main discussion is on getting current in single engine after a long hiatus. Practice techniques to keep current or “knock the rust off” Finding the time and money to afford practice Len discusses […] The post SMAC077 Regaining your Currency And A Surprise Guest appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
8/1/20140
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SMAC076 What We Can Learn from Asiana Flight 214

Pre-Flight Checklist The crew is here along with special guest Bill English, Lead Accident Investigator on Asiana Flight 214. Mr. English is an Investigator-in-Charge for the Major Investigations Division for the National Transportation Safety Board headquartered in Washington, D.C. Mr. English also worked for the FAA and has a background in navigation. Cruise Flight This week’s […] The post SMAC076 What We Can Learn from Asiana Flight 214 appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
7/16/20141 hour, 25 minutes, 30 seconds
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SMAC075 A first flight to Colombia, Flying the P2006T Tecnam and more.

Pre-Flight Checklist The crew is here except for Victoria who had to take the night off. It’s hot hot hot!! Shout outs from Rick for Andrew Blanchard getting his CFI at Purdue and Sam Debartolo who passed his written for his Private and possibly did his long cross-country! Cruise Flight Carl made his first flight […] The post SMAC075 A first flight to Colombia, Flying the P2006T Tecnam and more. appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
7/1/20141 hour, 39 seconds
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SMAC074 Interview With Air Show Announcer Rob Reider

Pre-Flight Checklist The whole crew is here with a special guest, discussing the wonders of air shows Cruise Flight Tonight’s show is a discussion of air shows, with special guest Rob Reider. You can also find Rob on Facebook. Pilot since 1982 Announcing Air Shows since 1978 Announced at 146 air shows all over the country […] The post SMAC074 Interview With Air Show Announcer Rob Reider appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
6/15/20141 hour, 4 minutes, 13 seconds
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SMAC073 Drones, Toilet Paper Cutting, and Other Aviation Happiness

Pre Flight Checklist Everybody is really happy this week! Not only did Carl get to see the highest mountain in Peru, but even better, he got to touch a single engine airplane this week! Eric is beginning the summer semester at Polk State College in Florida. Rick is off this week trying to get his […] The post SMAC073 Drones, Toilet Paper Cutting, and Other Aviation Happiness appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
5/30/20141 hour, 7 minutes, 11 seconds
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SMAC072 – Innovations In Aviation Training with Eric Crump Of Polk State College

This episode features an interview with Eric Crump, Aerospace Director at Polk State University, on the innovations taking place in aviation training. Pre-Flight Rick is from Ft. Lauderdale! Cruise Flight Eric Crump is Aerospace Director for Polk State University’s Aerospace Program and our special guest tonight. Previously he worked for 8 years as Director of […] The post SMAC072 – Innovations In Aviation Training with Eric Crump Of Polk State College appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
5/15/20140
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SMAC071 Dealing With Turbulence

It’s a bumpy one! The gang is back this week to discuss turbulence. Turbulence affects everyone who flies and so most pilots have developed their own ways of dealing with it. Join us for episode 71 of the Stuck Mic AvCast! Announcements Women Air Service Pilots reunion Sweetwater, TX May 24 Cruise Flight Dealing with […] The post SMAC071 Dealing With Turbulence appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
5/1/20141 hour, 4 minutes, 48 seconds
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SMAC070 – Live From Sun N Fun 2014, What We Learned, Third Class Medical Changes

Live from Sun ’n Fun 2014! It’s Carl’s first time as PIC of the Stuck Mic AvCast. This episode was recorded live from the deck at Sun ’n Fun radio. Instead of the usual gang, Carl is joined by Eric Crump, Thomas Frick, Robert Cigliano, and Larry Overstreet. Cruise Flight Aviation Career Fair at Sun […] The post SMAC070 – Live From Sun N Fun 2014, What We Learned, Third Class Medical Changes appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
4/15/20140
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SMAC069 – Goodbye Len Costa and Three Places To Land In Your Lifetime.

We’re wishing Len blue skies this episode. He’s hanging up his captain’s hat and setting off on a worldwide adventure. Help us say farewell. Also, do you have an aviation dream destination? The SMAC gang shares their favorites. Pre-Flight Sun ’n Fun! April 1-6, 2014 www.sun-n-fun.org 50 year anniversary of first female Around-the-World flight! 38Charlie.com, […] The post SMAC069 – Goodbye Len Costa and Three Places To Land In Your Lifetime. appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
4/1/20141 hour, 20 minutes, 36 seconds
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SMAC068 – Women Can Fly Too, Fish Strikes, GPS Turbulence Detection

  We’ve got lots of aviation news to share in this edition of the Stuck Mic AvCast! Victoria’s back with us this week to let us know how Women of Aviation Worldwide Week 2014 is going. Join the (unusually named) SMAC gang for this episode! Suppose we should get to it, eh? ***Don’t forget to […] The post SMAC068 – Women Can Fly Too, Fish Strikes, GPS Turbulence Detection appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
3/15/20141 hour, 3 minutes, 24 seconds
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SMAC067 – Forced Landings Gone Bad & Tips For Not Landing At The Wrong Airport

  And we’re back with episode 67 of your beloved Stuck Mic AvCast! Recently in New Zealand, a pilot made a forced landing on a beach after experiencing an engine failure in flight. Once safely on the ground it was determined (details sketchy) that the engine was once again operational. A takeoff was attempted which led […] The post SMAC067 – Forced Landings Gone Bad & Tips For Not Landing At The Wrong Airport appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
3/1/20141 hour, 3 minutes, 24 seconds
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SMAC066 – How To Build An Instrument Approach With Russ Roslewski

  Thanks for tuning in to episode 66 of the Stuck Mic AvCast! Today, we’ve got special guest Russ Roslewski who used to work at FAA AeroNav Products designing instrument procedures. He’s got a ton of knowledge about how procedures come about. Russ sat down with us to talk about all kinds of aspects of […] The post SMAC066 – How To Build An Instrument Approach With Russ Roslewski appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
2/15/20141 hour, 17 minutes, 7 seconds
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SMAC065 – Braking Action Reports, Runway Condition NOTAMs, & Experimenting With ADS-B

  Welcome to this edition of the Stuck Mic AvCast! Victoria wishes she could’ve been here but she was feeling a little under the weather so we gave her the episode off to recover. Today, we have a lot of information to share. Everything from IACRA to ADS-B as well as some tips for snowy-weather […] The post SMAC065 – Braking Action Reports, Runway Condition NOTAMs, & Experimenting With ADS-B appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
2/2/20141 hour, 7 minutes, 14 seconds
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SMAC064a – Favorite Things In The Aviation Universe

Today we bring you our favorite things in the aviation universe. A play on words as co-host Len Costa visits our sponsor and find’s the most interesting products they have to offer. Join Len and Lora Yowell of Aviation Universe as they share and discuss their aviation favorites! From books, to belt buckles, coffee mugs, bag tags, […] The post SMAC064a – Favorite Things In The Aviation Universe appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
1/25/201420 minutes, 7 seconds
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SMAC064 – Island Flying In The Bahamas, Haiti, And Ignored Go Arounds

  The SMAC gang is cold! Carl’s braving 30º temps in Florida, Victoria’s taking cover from frost-quakes, Len’s in his Chi-beria bunker, Sean’s absent, loaded up with bronchitis antibiotics, and Rick is holding it down in Boston. Even though they’re frozen right now, Carl and Victoria have each been to the islands recently. Victoria, her […] The post SMAC064 – Island Flying In The Bahamas, Haiti, And Ignored Go Arounds appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
1/15/20141 hour, 19 minutes, 34 seconds
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SMAC063 – The ‘Best Of Stuck Mic AvCast’ First Edition

  HAPPY 2014!!! Episode 63 is in the house, woot woot. We hope you all had a fantastic holiday season and the happiest of New Year festivities. The SMAC gang is nursing food comas and holiday hangovers, so we decided to share some highlights of our favorite episode bytes from the past two and a […] The post SMAC063 – The ‘Best Of Stuck Mic AvCast’ First Edition appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
1/1/20141 hour, 13 minutes, 38 seconds
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SMAC062 – Broken Throttles, The AirCam, & Our Aviation Holiday Wish List

  Episode 62 returns with your favorite group of aviation misfits – Carl, Victoria, Rick, Sean, and Len and holiday season is in full effect! In this episode we share and discuss some listener mail from Ron, who, tells us about an emergency landing he made due to a broken throttle cable. Then the SMAC […] The post SMAC062 – Broken Throttles, The AirCam, & Our Aviation Holiday Wish List appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
12/15/20131 hour, 11 minutes, 17 seconds
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SMAC061 – Drones & Unmanned Aerial Systems With Airplane Geek Max Flight

  Episode 61 is live and in living color with your favorite group of aviation drones – Carl, Victoria, Rick, Sean, and Len. We’ve got a special guest on the show today who’s going to talk about drones and unmanned aerial systems. From the in’s and out’s of regulatory concerns to privacy and security, we […] The post SMAC061 – Drones & Unmanned Aerial Systems With Airplane Geek Max Flight appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
12/1/20131 hour, 11 minutes, 27 seconds
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SMAC060 – Precision GPS Approaches, Midair Collisions, And Parachutes

  Episode 60 is on the air with your favorite group of aviation insomniacs – Carl, Victoria, Rick, Sean, and Len. We’ve got the whole gang together! In today’s episode we talk about how Len learned something new at work in the past couple of weeks. Have you ever made a GLS approach? Learn everything […] The post SMAC060 – Precision GPS Approaches, Midair Collisions, And Parachutes appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
11/15/20131 hour, 9 minutes, 39 seconds
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SMAC059 – Aircraft Salvage, Recovery, and Transport with @FastAviationFL

  Episode 59 is on the air with your favorite group of aviation junkies – Victoria, Rick, Sean, and Len. Carl couldn’t join us on this recording as he recently got MARRIED and was away on his honeymoon! Make sure to send a big congrats to Carl when you get a chance, we’re sure he’ll […] The post SMAC059 – Aircraft Salvage, Recovery, and Transport with @FastAviationFL appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
11/1/201359 minutes, 58 seconds
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SMAC058 – Flying The Ford Tri Motor and Landing On Roads

  Episode 58 is here for your listening pleasure and the usual group of aviation trainees were in the house; Len, Carl, Victoria, and Rick. Sean tried to dial in from the one of those iconic red phone booths while on vacation in England but we couldn’t keep the connection, so the show went on. […] The post SMAC058 – Flying The Ford Tri Motor and Landing On Roads appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
10/15/20131 hour, 2 minutes, 24 seconds
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SMAC057 – Bird Strikes, Flying Turtles, & Flight Simulators

  This show is chock full of useful goodies, starting first with a flying story from Victoria about a bird strike on landing. We discuss many areas of this topic from national statistics to reporting bird strikes to the FAA. Then Carl share his recent experience flying the Redbird FMX full motion general aviation flight […] The post SMAC057 – Bird Strikes, Flying Turtles, & Flight Simulators appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
10/1/20131 hour, 4 minutes, 35 seconds
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SMAC056 – Broken Airplanes, Over-Flight Permits, Pre-Flight Oversight, & Pathfinding Expeditions

Welcome back! By our collective years of experience as aviators we truly hope these shows help you fly smarter and fly safer and today’s episode is no exception. Back in Episode 29 we talked about flying to Canada. After a recent experience taking the Glasair and Turbo the Flying Dog to Ottawa, co-host Victoria Zajko […] The post SMAC056 – Broken Airplanes, Over-Flight Permits, Pre-Flight Oversight, & Pathfinding Expeditions appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
9/15/20131 hour, 6 minutes, 33 seconds
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SMAC055a – Introducing Midwest Flight Lines LIVE from Meigs Field Chicago

Today is a very cool in-the-field interview with pilot and aviation website owner, Jon Kessinger, recorded on location from none other than Chicago’s (closed) Meigs Field. In this episode, co-host Len Costa sits down with Jon to learn about Midwest Flight Lines, including: Jon’s background Army helicopter pilot grandfather First flight lesson on Valentines Day […] The post SMAC055a – Introducing Midwest Flight Lines LIVE from Meigs Field Chicago appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
9/8/201320 minutes, 48 seconds
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SMAC055 – Flying Lawn Chairs & Crash Landings with Joe Barbera

Today’s interview is without a doubt the most UNIQUE and CRAZY story we’ve shared on the podcast yet! A while back one of our listeners sent us an email after hearing a guy tell the story of his homemade flying lawn chair adventure at a local EAA chapter meeting. Curiosity got the best of us […] The post SMAC055 – Flying Lawn Chairs & Crash Landings with Joe Barbera appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
9/1/20131 hour, 9 minutes, 5 seconds
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SMAC054 – Backyard Flying, Kitfox Aircraft, Rotax Engines, CRAZEDpilot

Today we bring a fun interview with a really cool pilot, aircraft and aviation business owner, who’s fortunate to fly from his own backyard runway, leaping into the Oregon wilderness for all the off-airport flying adventures one can handle! Brendan O’Mara of CRAZEDpilot.com shares his experiences flying Kitfox aircraft, the reliability of Rotax engines, what […] The post SMAC054 – Backyard Flying, Kitfox Aircraft, Rotax Engines, CRAZEDpilot appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
8/15/20131 hour, 16 minutes, 50 seconds
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SMAC053 – Aviation Accidents, How We Cope, What Keeps Us Flying

Today’s show is on the more serious and sober side as we discuss aviation accidents and how they’ve affected us on a personal level. Recently, co-host Victoria Zajko came to learn that 2 of the aircraft she flew during her flight training had been involved in fatal crashes where the pilot and occupants did not […] The post SMAC053 – Aviation Accidents, How We Cope, What Keeps Us Flying appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
8/1/20131 hour, 4 minutes, 12 seconds
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SMAC052 – Insurance Discounts, Standardized Aircraft Rental Checkouts, @OpenAirplane

In Episode 51 we interviewed commercial pilot and co-founder of OpenAirplane, Rod Rakic, and learned about his flight adventures in Civil Air Patrol. Everything from how he got started to working his way up the ranks to mission pilot. Rod also shared some really neat information about the organization itself like how you can participate […] The post SMAC052 – Insurance Discounts, Standardized Aircraft Rental Checkouts, @OpenAirplane appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
7/15/201359 minutes, 16 seconds
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SMAC051a – Len Costa Reporting From the Center of the Aviation Universe

Recently co-host Len Costa had an opportunity to visit Aviation Universe, a local pilot shop in Bensenville, IL. During his visit he met the shops owners, Lora Yowell and Richard Wells. What ensued was a fun interview detailing the history of the store, the owners background in aviation, meeting Orville and Wilbur (the dogs), and […] The post SMAC051a – Len Costa Reporting From the Center of the Aviation Universe appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
7/7/201323 minutes, 4 seconds
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SMAC051 – @RodRakic on Civil Air Patrol, Zombies, & Locator Beacons

Today we interview commercial pilot and co-founder of OpenAirplane, Rod Rakic, to talk about his flight adventures in Civil Air Patrol. Everything from how we got started to working his way up the ranks to mission pilot. Rod also shares some really neat information about the organization itself like how you can participate and many […] The post SMAC051 – @RodRakic on Civil Air Patrol, Zombies, & Locator Beacons appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
7/1/201359 minutes, 14 seconds
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SMAC050 – The Show About 50’s – Our 50th Flight, 50th Hour, 50th Airplane, & More!

Holy takeoffs and landings, Batman – We’ve hit 50 episodes! To celebrate our 50th show each co-host spent time going through their pilot logbooks to find and share some of their 50th flying events. From their 50th logbook entry, to the 50th hour flown, 50th landing, 50th aircraft flown, and a whole heap of other […] The post SMAC050 – The Show About 50’s – Our 50th Flight, 50th Hour, 50th Airplane, & More! appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
6/15/20131 hour, 9 minutes, 11 seconds
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SMAC049 – Puppy Puke, Radar & Instrument Approach Lights, Currency vs Proficiency

In this show Victoria shares her experiences flying with her new dog, Turbo, what to do when dogs become airsick, protecting their hearing, in-flight doggy gear, and other flying with pet considerations. Carl answers some listener questions about radar requirements on instrument approach plates and we talk about instrument approach lights. Then we wrap it […] The post SMAC049 – Puppy Puke, Radar & Instrument Approach Lights, Currency vs Proficiency appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
6/1/20131 hour, 5 minutes, 18 seconds
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SMAC048 – Victoria’s Back, Pitch Down Dummy, Autolandings

Today’s show marks the triumphant return of our beloved and sassy Victoria Zajko as she fills us in on all the exciting news from her absence including the amazing statistics from 2013’s Women of Aviation Week Worldwide events. Rick’s recent flight with a CFI conducting simulated engine out procedures invokes an interesting conversation about pitching […] The post SMAC048 – Victoria’s Back, Pitch Down Dummy, Autolandings appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
5/15/20131 hour, 9 minutes, 40 seconds
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SMAC047 – LIVE From the Deck of SUN n FUN Radio 2013

Today’s show was broadcast LIVE from the deck of SUN n FUN Radio on Thursday April 10th, 2013 on 1510AM Lakeland, FL. We’ve edited the audio and packaged it as Episode 47 in case you weren’t able to join us when we were live, so this is our replay for your listening enjoyment! Pre-Flight Due […] The post SMAC047 – LIVE From the Deck of SUN n FUN Radio 2013 appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
5/1/201348 minutes, 23 seconds
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SMAC046 – The SMAC Down Under – An Australian Edition

Today’s show was dual-recorded from the United States and Australia as host Len Costa traveled Down Under. During his holiday in Oz he met up with Steve and Grant of Plane Cray Down Under, an Australian aviation podcast about “Looking at the world of aviation from an Australia/Pacific point of view,” at which time they […] The post SMAC046 – The SMAC Down Under – An Australian Edition appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
4/15/20131 hour, 39 minutes, 15 seconds
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SMAC045 – SUN n FUN Radio with Dave Shallbetter

In this episode we sit down with Dave Shallbetter of SUN n FUN Radio and get the inside scoop on how it all started, what it’s like to run the radio station, behind the scenes of everything SUN n FUN Radio, volunteering, forgetting names, his fur-babies, and a ton more! Be sure to pay close […] The post SMAC045 – SUN n FUN Radio with Dave Shallbetter appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
4/1/20131 hour, 23 minutes, 20 seconds
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SMAC044 – Carl’s First Landing, Overcoming Training Obstacles, Trusting Your Instruments

In this episode we hear about Carl’s first landing in the Airbus A320 (caught on film). The Alton Bay NH Ice Runway is open and you can watch this Cessna Landing on the Ice Runway. Also we talk about overcoming flight training obstacles after learning that the student pilot who collided with an SUV recently […] The post SMAC044 – Carl’s First Landing, Overcoming Training Obstacles, Trusting Your Instruments appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
3/15/20131 hour, 5 minutes, 29 seconds
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SMAC043 – Stuffy Noses, Flying the Airbus A320, Top Gun 3D

Join us in this episode as Carl Valeri returns after 2 months of grueling flight training to learn the Airbus A320! We talk type ratings, Airbus flying, and learn about the automation behind Airbus in addition to some upcoming airshows, one of us travels to Australia, and our thoughts on Top Gun 3D. It all […] The post SMAC043 – Stuffy Noses, Flying the Airbus A320, Top Gun 3D appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
3/1/20131 hour, 11 minutes, 8 seconds
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SMAC042a – CONGRATS on 100 Episodes of Plane Crazy Down Under

Holy heaping podcast episodes, Batman, the boys at Plane Crazy Down Under just released their 100TH EPISODE!!! From all of us here at the Stuck Mic AvCast, we wish Steve, Grant, and the entire PCDU crew another awesome 100 shows 🙂 Cheers, mates! PS – Don’t forget to check out PCDU’s 100th episode: http://www.planecrazydownunder.com/2013/02/21/pcdu-episode-100-the-ton The post SMAC042a – CONGRATS on 100 Episodes of Plane Crazy Down Under appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
2/22/201320 seconds
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SMAC042 – Sun N Fun is Coming, Rick’s 100th Video, Primer to Winter Flying

And we’re back for another episode where we talk Sun n Fun 2013, Rick’s 100th Flying Video, and a whole heaping host of winter flying goodies! As many of you know, Carl is in training for the Airbus A320 and so his schedule has been difficult for podcasting so he wasn’t able to join us […] The post SMAC042 – Sun N Fun is Coming, Rick’s 100th Video, Primer to Winter Flying appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
2/16/20131 hour, 4 minutes, 31 seconds
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SMAC041 – Flying Resolutions, Tailwheel Adventures, and the 787

Glad to have you back for Episode #41! Carl has some exciting news to share about learning to fly the Airbus A320 at a new airline including some stories about jumping out of the airplane in his water ditching class. Also, we’ve had a temporary co-host restructuring – Victoria has been extremely busy as the […] The post SMAC041 – Flying Resolutions, Tailwheel Adventures, and the 787 appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
2/1/20131 hour, 3 minutes, 56 seconds
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SMAC040a – Freshman Year at Purdue University’s Aviation Technology Program with Andrew Blanchard

If you’ve ever wondered what it would be like to study aviation at the college or university level, then this special episode is for you. Co-host Rick Felty sat down for a one-on-one interview with Andrew Blanchard, private pilot and freshman at Purdue University’s College of Technology. Andrew is specifically enrolled in the Undergraduate Professional […] The post SMAC040a – Freshman Year at Purdue University’s Aviation Technology Program with Andrew Blanchard appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
1/23/201343 minutes, 12 seconds
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SMAC040 – Behind the Scenes of Flying Wild Alaska with John Ponts – Part 2

In Episode #39 we shared Part 1 of Behind the Scenes of Flying Wild Alaska with John Ponts. This audio interview is Part 2 in the series with Ponts as we wrap up our discussion from his desire to be a professional athlete to his transition into flying and includes your listener questions answered by John. […] The post SMAC040 – Behind the Scenes of Flying Wild Alaska with John Ponts – Part 2 appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
1/15/201350 minutes, 57 seconds
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SMAC039a – Best of 2013: iFlyBlog.com with Brent Owens

In this exclusive, heard-it-here first interview, Len Costa sits down with Brent Owens, creator and founder of iFlyBlog.com to learn more about: Aircraft ownership Corporate flying Being a new aviation blogger Why you shouldn’t teach yourself aerobatics Flying the Cessna 152, 172, Twin Beech, Luscombe & more Becoming an EAA Chapter Vice President The Young […] The post SMAC039a – Best of 2013: iFlyBlog.com with Brent Owens appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
1/8/201339 minutes, 3 seconds
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SMAC039 – Behind the Scenes of Flying Wild Alaska with John Ponts – Part 1

First and foremost, HAPPY NEW YEAR! Because of your support and listenership 2012 was a record breaking year as we out grew ourselves nearly month over month. Thank you from the bottom our our props for tuning in week in and week out. We couldn’t do it without you! Cheers 🙂 Welcome to one of […] The post SMAC039 – Behind the Scenes of Flying Wild Alaska with John Ponts – Part 1 appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
1/1/20131 hour, 4 minutes, 12 seconds
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SMAC038a – Twas the Night Before Christmas Aviation Style

Co-host Len Costa reads this aviation twist on a holiday classic. This excerpt comes directly from Chapter 13 of The Alaska Bush Pilot Chronicles written by Mort Mason. Listen to Episode 38a Below The post SMAC038a – Twas the Night Before Christmas Aviation Style appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
12/21/20124 minutes, 47 seconds
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SMAC038 – 12 Flights of Christmas, FAA MedXpress, iFlyBlog

In this edition of the Stuck Mic AvCast we deliver quite a lineup of announcements before jumping in to a detailed discussion of the new changes in obtaining an FAA Medical specifically with regards to the paperwork process which has recently gone all digital! Join us for this educational chat about working with the new […] The post SMAC038 – 12 Flights of Christmas, FAA MedXpress, iFlyBlog appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
12/15/20121 hour, 10 minutes, 3 seconds
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SMAC037 – Jester Is Dead, Corporate Flying, and Girls Girls Girls

In this edition of the Stuck Mic AvCast we sit down for an interview with Lynda Meeks. Join us as she talks about her flying background, the military, working for the airlines and a fractional operator flying corporate jets, and finally about her non-profit organization promoting aviation to women. Pre-Flight Last episode we announced co-host […] The post SMAC037 – Jester Is Dead, Corporate Flying, and Girls Girls Girls appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
12/1/20121 hour, 1 minute, 20 seconds
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SMAC036a – Flying Cirrus in Hawaii with Maui Flight Academy

[flagallery gid=3] Recently co-host Len Costa had a chance to fly a Cirrus SR22 G3 with Maui Flight Academy in Maui, Hawaii. The flight originated in Maui’s Kahului Airport (PHOG) making a $100 hamburger run to the island of Lanai (PHNY) where we took a shuttle bus trip up the mountain to the Four Seasons […] The post SMAC036a – Flying Cirrus in Hawaii with Maui Flight Academy appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
11/23/201220 minutes, 42 seconds
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SMAC036 – Formation Flying, $100 Hamburgers in Hawaii, Obstacle Departure Procedures

Todays show discussions involved some information and chatter about formation flying and each co-host’s experience with this flying pleasure. We also shared a story of nearly one of the coolest $100 hamburger flights known to man and then wrapped it up with a segment on obstacle departure procedures explained, as requested by one of our […] The post SMAC036 – Formation Flying, $100 Hamburgers in Hawaii, Obstacle Departure Procedures appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
11/15/201258 minutes, 8 seconds
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SMAC035 – Lost Comms, Squawking 7600, Track Up Vs North Up

Todays show discussions involved what to do when losing radio communication in Class Bravo and Charlie airspace and the results of a survey involving the topic of Track Up vs North Up when flying and navigating with moving map displays. Pre-Flight First flying video of Rick’s bird dog flight with Paul Santopietro that brought us […] The post SMAC035 – Lost Comms, Squawking 7600, Track Up Vs North Up appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
11/1/20121 hour, 1 minute, 46 seconds
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SMAC034 – First Solos & How to Maximize Flight Training

Thanks for joining us again on this edition of the Stuck Mic AvCast! Before we get started today an apology and best wishes to us all from co-host Carl Valeri as he was not able to be with us on today’s show. We did, however, find a stunt double to step in with our VERY […] The post SMAC034 – First Solos & How to Maximize Flight Training appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
10/15/20121 hour, 3 minutes, 59 seconds
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Episode #33 – Ways to Stay Flying vs Quitting Aviation

In this episode of the Stuck Mic AvCast we ended up spending the bulk of our show on a discussion about ways that pilots can stay flying and ways to stay involved in aviation versus quitting altogether. Many factors can play into such a decision to quitting aviation such as time constraints and increasing costs […] The post Episode #33 – Ways to Stay Flying vs Quitting Aviation appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
10/1/20121 hour, 3 minutes, 25 seconds
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Episode #32a – Flying Tailwheel with Paul Santopietro

Recently co-host Rick Felty had a chance to fly with and simultaneously interview Paul Santopietro, a 13,000 hour pilot, ATP, CFII, MEI, Commercial Glider, Commercial Single Engine Sea and 8,000 hour tailwheel pilot. The interview was conducted during cruise flight at about 2000 feet above southeastern Massachusetts while flying in a Cessna L-19 Bird Dog. […] The post Episode #32a – Flying Tailwheel with Paul Santopietro appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
9/23/201230 minutes, 32 seconds
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Episode #32 – Airline Pilot Turns Rock Guitar Goddess

Welcome back to this weeks edition of the Stuck Mic AvCast – your aviation podcast about all things Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, and Loving to Fly! Pre-Flight We’ve got a very special guest interview today with a rockin gal who, during her flying career, earned her Private, Instrument, Commercial, Multi-Engine ratings, as well […] The post Episode #32 – Airline Pilot Turns Rock Guitar Goddess appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
9/15/20121 hour, 2 minutes, 6 seconds
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Episode #31a – Learning to Glide with Larry Overstreet

During this field interview at the Hartford Municipal Airport KHXP in Hartford, Wisconsin, Stuck Mic AvCast co-host Len Costa interviewed Larry Overstreet about learning to soar and flying gliders at age 15. Larry takes us on a journey for a virtual glider flight from start to finish as he explains the preflight weather process, hooking […] The post Episode #31a – Learning to Glide with Larry Overstreet appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
9/8/201237 minutes, 28 seconds
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Episode #31 – Bye Bye ThePilotReport, Behind the Scenes & What Really Happened at Oshkosh 2012

It’s that time of the month again where we bring you an episode of one of aviations finest, up and coming podcasts out there! Today we share the real story of Oshkosh 2012 from those who lived it in the trenches, weathered the storm, and even worked the event as vendors and photographers. But let’s […] The post Episode #31 – Bye Bye ThePilotReport, Behind the Scenes & What Really Happened at Oshkosh 2012 appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
9/1/20121 hour, 2 minutes, 55 seconds
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Episode #30 – Performing in the Thunderbirds, Afterburner Explosions, & Teaching the Embraer Phenom

And we’re back! In this episode of the Stuck Mic AvCast we interview our most distinguished aviator to date. But before we get to that… Pre-Flight Carl shares some information about the upcoming Cleveland National Air Show. Victoria tells us how you can get in touch with her if you want to host your own […] The post Episode #30 – Performing in the Thunderbirds, Afterburner Explosions, & Teaching the Embraer Phenom appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
8/15/201259 minutes, 49 seconds
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Episode #29 – Porpoising, Flying in Canada, & OpenAirplane

Welcome home for another episode of the Stuck Mic AvCast! Rick shares a story about a flight where he experienced some porpoising which led to a group discussion on tips and techniques to help reduce porpoising and ideas for recovery. We also speak about flying into Canada from the United States which stemmed from a […] The post Episode #29 – Porpoising, Flying in Canada, & OpenAirplane appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
8/1/20121 hour, 14 minutes, 33 seconds
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Episode #28 – Aircraft Valuations, Running the Captain’s Gauntlet, & The FAA

Thanks for tuning in to another episode of the Stuck Mic AvCast! Today’s show contains information about aircraft valuations, the first part of Len’s story about airline Captain training, and some notes about the FAA. Rick wasn’t able to join us on this episode due to some unforeseen circumstances that were out of our control […] The post Episode #28 – Aircraft Valuations, Running the Captain’s Gauntlet, & The FAA appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
7/15/20121 hour, 9 minutes, 9 seconds
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Episode #27 – Oshkosh is Coming, the Australian Flyabout, & the Flight of a Lifetime

Welcome back to another episode of the Stuck Mic AvCast! We’ve got a special guest interview today from a brave woman who, at 140 hours of flight time as Private Pilot, decided to embark on the flight of a lifetime as she used general aviation aircraft to circumnavigate the continent of Australia. Join us as […] The post Episode #27 – Oshkosh is Coming, the Australian Flyabout, & the Flight of a Lifetime appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
7/1/20121 hour, 4 minutes, 13 seconds
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Episode #26 – Our First Anniversary, How We Got Started Flying, & A Year in Podcasting

Today’s show is an unusual one, more off the cuff, no topics, other than sharing a celebration of our first anniversary here at the Stuck Mic AvCast, stories of how each co-host got started in aviation, and reminiscing on our first year of podcasting, the experiences it’s afforded us and even how it’s changed our […] The post Episode #26 – Our First Anniversary, How We Got Started Flying, & A Year in Podcasting appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
6/15/20121 hour, 7 minutes, 21 seconds
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Episode #25a – Cradle of Aviation Hall of Fame Day

Welcome to a special feature of the Stuck Mic AvCast. My name is Carl Valeri and I will be your host today as I share with you some interviews and lectures from Long Island Air and Space Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. This is a special event hosted by the Curtiss-Wright Corporation and the Cradle […] The post Episode #25a – Cradle of Aviation Hall of Fame Day appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
6/8/201243 minutes, 13 seconds
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Episode #25 – Multiple Aircraft System Failures, Flying A Bonanza, & Gusty Go-Arounds

Another day, another show! This episode of the Stuck Mic AvCast brings conversations of what to do when experiencing multiple aircraft system failures, including flight considerations, and adverse aircraft behaviors. We also discuss becoming disoriented with the cockpit layout of a new airplane and even some stories of co-host go arounds and much, more! Pre-Flight […] The post Episode #25 – Multiple Aircraft System Failures, Flying A Bonanza, & Gusty Go-Arounds appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
6/1/20121 hour, 9 minutes, 6 seconds
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Episode #24 – Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Non-Towered Airports, & Transporting the Space Shuttle

We’re back in action this episode with comments on the Cessna 421 crash in Florida, unmanned aircraft systems, Carl’s interest in model airplanes and rocketry, flying at non-towered airports, the definition of an airport non-movement area with a quiz included, references to Pontiac, MI KPTK airport, the sleeping tower controller at DCA, ferrying the Shuttle […] The post Episode #24 – Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Non-Towered Airports, & Transporting the Space Shuttle appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
5/15/20121 hour, 5 minutes, 52 seconds
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Episode #23 – Space Race, Apollo Moon Program, & R/C Aircraft

Have you ever been curious what it might have been like to work behind the scenes during America’s Space Race? Today’s show brings you an inside look from the perspective of an aerospace engineer on designing and building the very systems that put our countrymen into outer space, including his participation in saving the lives […] The post Episode #23 – Space Race, Apollo Moon Program, & R/C Aircraft appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
5/1/201256 minutes, 59 seconds
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Episode #22 – Sun N Fun Domination, Ignoring ATC, & Flying With Pets

Pre-Flight Ooooooooweeeee, what a great show we’ve got lined up for you today! Carl and Len report on their exploits and tomfoolery from Sun N Fun 2012, Rick updates us on the happenings with our friends at Terrafugia and their roadable aircraft, Len shares a story about telling air traffic control to piss off, Victoria […] The post Episode #22 – Sun N Fun Domination, Ignoring ATC, & Flying With Pets appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
4/15/20121 hour, 13 minutes, 3 seconds
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Episode #21 – Fly It Forward Recap, Planes-Trains-Automobiles, Alaskan Ski-Plane Adventures

Pre-Flight In this episode of the Stuck Mic AvCast, we talked about a quick recap of the Women Fly It Forward event back on March 10th, 2012. Carl was attending the Planes, Trains, & Automobiles event at Plant City Airport, Florida during recording so you’ll enjoy a fun airplane sound seeing tour as airplanes takeoff […] The post Episode #21 – Fly It Forward Recap, Planes-Trains-Automobiles, Alaskan Ski-Plane Adventures appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
4/1/20121 hour, 2 minutes, 57 seconds
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Episode #20 – Airline Crashes, Conspiracy, & Flight For Control

Pre-Flight In this episode of the Stuck Mic AvCast, we took a slight deviation from the normal show format once again as we interviewed a very special aviator about her first novel, an aviation thriller involving airline accidents, conspiracy, and more. Join us in meeting Karlene Petitt, author of Flight For Control, as we learn […] The post Episode #20 – Airline Crashes, Conspiracy, & Flight For Control appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
3/15/20121 hour, 13 minutes, 9 seconds
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Episode #19 – Personal Pilot Limitations, Flying With A CFI, & First Impressions of Cirrus SR22

This is Episode 19 of the Stuck Mic AvCast, an aviation podcast about Learning To Fly, Living to Fly, and Loving to Fly! Today’s show is all about Personal Pilot Limitations, Flying With A CFI, First Impressions of the Cirrus SR22, Single Pilot Resource Management, Red Tails the Movie, and more! Pre-Flight This is the […] The post Episode #19 – Personal Pilot Limitations, Flying With A CFI, & First Impressions of Cirrus SR22 appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
3/1/20121 hour, 6 minutes, 42 seconds
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Episode #18 – Aircraft Accidents, Recurrent Training, & Pilot Proficiency

Both Carl and Len are airline pilots and go through a great deal of recurrent flight and ground training each year. As an airline Captain, Carl has recurrent ground training once a year and recurrent simulator every six months. As an airline First Office, Len has has the same except his simulator training is only […] The post Episode #18 – Aircraft Accidents, Recurrent Training, & Pilot Proficiency appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
2/15/20121 hour, 6 minutes, 27 seconds
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Episode #17a – A Sebring Sport Aviation Expo Special Edition

Pre-Flight In Episode 17 we announced that our Stuck Mic AvCast co-host Carl Valeri would be in attendance at the 2012 US Sport Aviation Expo in Sebring, FL. After 3 days of visiting with venders, watching speakers, and most importantly meeting you folks in the field, we’ve compiled an entire show around his Sebring interviews. […] The post Episode #17a – A Sebring Sport Aviation Expo Special Edition appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
2/1/20121 hour, 43 minutes, 22 seconds
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Episode #17 – Flying For Fun Vs Flying Hire

Today’s show was spurred by a listener email that had to do with the pros and cons of flying for fun versus flying for work. There’s a lot of opinions out there on the Internet and aviation forums, some from disgruntled airline pilots, other from passionate aviators looking to fly heavy iron. Since Carl and […] The post Episode #17 – Flying For Fun Vs Flying Hire appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
1/15/20121 hour, 3 minutes, 59 seconds
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Episode #16 – Pilot Eye Health, FAA Vision Tests, & History of Checklists

First and foremost a Happy New Year to you and yours! From all of us at the Stuck Mic AvCast, we wish you health and prosperity in 2012 and look forward to more episodes together. Pre-Flight 1. A few episodes back we were proud to announce our state-of-the-art Stuck Mic AvCast mobile app for Android, […] The post Episode #16 – Pilot Eye Health, FAA Vision Tests, & History of Checklists appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
1/1/20121 hour, 24 seconds
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Episode #15 – Flying Couples, Nantucket Traffic Pattern, & Preventing Pilot Fatigue

Pre-Flight Carl interviewed Todd Castro about starting and becoming involved with flying clubs. In error, Len mentioned it would be released as Episode #15a. But as timing would have it, the Flying Clubs Explained audio was released ahead of schedule as Episode #14a. Sorry for the confusion! Cruise Flight Flying Couples Charles & Ann Lindbergh […] The post Episode #15 – Flying Couples, Nantucket Traffic Pattern, & Preventing Pilot Fatigue appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
12/15/20111 hour, 2 minutes, 49 seconds
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Episode #14a – Flying Clubs Explained

One of the best ways to decrease the cost of flying and increase your time in the air is to join a flying club. Recently I spoke with Todd Castro, former President of The Blue Sky Aviation Association, one of the most successful flying clubs in the United States. Todd shared many aspects of starting […] The post Episode #14a – Flying Clubs Explained appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
12/8/201134 minutes, 18 seconds
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Episode #14 – Flying Cars, Sport Pilots, & Composite Airplanes

Pre-Flight In this episode we interviewed a special guest from Terrafugia Roadable Aircraft, aka the flying car company. Our guest John Telfeyan, Senior Engineering Technician, comes from the high-performance competitive boating industry. He worked his way through a world-renowned sailboat design and fabrication house over the course of a 30 year career developing significant expertise in carbon […] The post Episode #14 – Flying Cars, Sport Pilots, & Composite Airplanes appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
12/1/20111 hour, 4 minutes, 16 seconds
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Episode #13a – Video Interview with Dave English, Author of The Inner Art Of Airmanship

Mastering the art of flying is a continuos journey along a path towards an elusive and worthy destination. Mastering the art of flying is a worthy goal which has a positive affect on of those who we fly with and those we fly over. Our journey towards mastering the art of flying leads us to […] The post Episode #13a – Video Interview with Dave English, Author of The Inner Art Of Airmanship appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
11/22/201114 minutes, 17 seconds
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Episode #13 – Mobile Apps, Pilot Shortages, & Magneto Checks

Pre-Flight The Stuck Mic AvCast  Mobile Apps are NOW AVAILABLE for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and Android. Download them today! You’ve probably noticed some extra content in the feed. These extra episodes are interviews from out in the field and other special feature content above and beyond our bi-monthly episodes. You’ll be able to distinguish […] The post Episode #13 – Mobile Apps, Pilot Shortages, & Magneto Checks appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
11/15/20111 hour, 19 seconds
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Episode #12a – Interview: Preserving The Birthplace Of Scheduled Airline Service, Albert Whitted Airport Preservation Society

Only a few years ago the birthplace of scheduled airline service and the home of National Airlines was considered for demolition. Local politicians and a small but powerful group wanted to turn the airport into a park ending the life of this historic and vibrant airfield overlooking Tampa Bay. The Albert Whitted Airport Preservation Society […] The post Episode #12a – Interview: Preserving The Birthplace Of Scheduled Airline Service, Albert Whitted Airport Preservation Society appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
11/8/20118 minutes, 34 seconds
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Episode #12 – Haunted Airports, Visiting ATC, & FAROS Airport Lights

Pre-Flight NOW AVAILABLE – Stuck Mic AvCast gear like coffee mugs, magnets, buttons, women’s and men’s shirts (long sleeve, short sleeve, hoodies), and more at StuckMicAvCast.com/buy Cruise Flight Haunted Airports – an undoubtedly interesting review of haunted airports both in the USA and internationally. You’ll be surprised to hear about your local airport on the […] The post Episode #12 – Haunted Airports, Visiting ATC, & FAROS Airport Lights appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
11/1/201156 minutes, 15 seconds
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Episode #11 – Official Stuck Mic Gear, AOPA Summit Highlights, & Intro to Hot Air Ballooning

Episode 11 in the house! For those of you have been with us since the very beginning, you’ll recall that Episode 1 was an interview Len conducted with test pilot Mark Jones Jr. We decided if was time to interview another interesting aviator and our special guest during Episode 11 was Patrick Smith of TailwindsOverFrederick.com. […] The post Episode #11 – Official Stuck Mic Gear, AOPA Summit Highlights, & Intro to Hot Air Ballooning appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
10/15/20111 hour, 39 seconds
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Episode #10 – Gusty Landings, Island Hopping, & NOTAMs Explained

Our second LIVE broadcast in our behind the scenes look at recording Episode 10 of the Stuck Mic AvCast. Below, for your listening pleasure, is the final product with all the trimmings! Enjoy 🙂 Pre-Flight Reminder – we have a “Classic” non-interactive MP3 ONLY version of the podcast: Stuck Mic AvCast MP3 Feed Double digit […] The post Episode #10 – Gusty Landings, Island Hopping, & NOTAMs Explained appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
10/1/201158 minutes, 38 seconds
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Episode #9 – Going Live, Dangers of Hypoxia, & How To Avoid Pesky Weather

Raise your headphones to your ears and listen like you have no cares, Stuck Mic AvCast Episode 9 is here! Pre-Flight Reminder – we now have a “Classic” non-interactive MP3 ONLY version of the podcast that you can subscribe to: Stuck Mic AvCast MP3 Feed Listen email regarding autopilot babies and over reliance on cockpit […] The post Episode #9 – Going Live, Dangers of Hypoxia, & How To Avoid Pesky Weather appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
9/15/20111 hour, 1 minute, 40 seconds
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Episode #8 – Autopilot Babies, Who’s Your SIC, & Insurance Made Easy

Episode 8 is LIVE and ready for your listening delight! Pre-Flight Reminder – we now have a “Classic” non-interactive MP3 ONLY feed you can subscribe to: Stuck Mic AvCast MP3 Feed Cruise Flight Over Reliance on Automation and Technology in the Cockpit Using the autopilot as a crutch vs as a tool Losing “touch” with […] The post Episode #8 – Autopilot Babies, Who’s Your SIC, & Insurance Made Easy appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
9/1/201151 minutes, 40 seconds
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Episode #7 – Oshkosh Highlights, Water Ditching an Aircraft, & Engine Failures on Takeoff

Here it is – Episode #7 of the Stuck Mic AvCast! My gosh we’re having soooo much fun recording and sharing these podcasts with you all. Today’s episode has some particularly great gold nuggets of information and some pretty hilarious moments of tomfoolery, too. So let’s get started! Pre-Flight *Review of the joint UCAP & […] The post Episode #7 – Oshkosh Highlights, Water Ditching an Aircraft, & Engine Failures on Takeoff appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
8/15/20111 hour, 4 minutes, 37 seconds
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Episode #6 – Flight Instructor Day Rates, Flight Review Substitutes, and Flying Scholarships

Thanks for tuning in to the Stuck Mic AvCast for Episode #6! In this episode, Victoria explains how she hired a flight instructor and aircraft on a daily rate in order to complete her Commercial Certificate flight training, Rick did his very first flight review and shares the full story in detail, Carl tells us […] The post Episode #6 – Flight Instructor Day Rates, Flight Review Substitutes, and Flying Scholarships appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
8/1/20111 hour, 8 minutes, 29 seconds
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Episode #5 – Stuck Mic Tirades, Scenario Based Training, & Stabilized Approaches

Episode #5 was all about you, an entire episode of answering listener mail. We had some great questions and submissions and really enjoyed taking time to answer them. Please continue to submit your questions and feedback via blog comments, Twitter, and email and we’ll be sure to answer them on the air! And remember we […] The post Episode #5 – Stuck Mic Tirades, Scenario Based Training, & Stabilized Approaches appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
7/15/20111 hour, 4 minutes, 46 seconds
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Episode #4 – Victoria Gets Her Commercial, Navigating Thunderstorms, & Ejection Seat Tests

Victoria returns from her 2 week long adventure to obtain her Commercial Pilot certificate to join us on Episode 4. Tune in to hear about her intensive flight training, how she contracted a flight instructor on a daily rate, and flew her bottom off to reach that Commercial ticket on her 7th day of training. […] The post Episode #4 – Victoria Gets Her Commercial, Navigating Thunderstorms, & Ejection Seat Tests appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
7/1/20111 hour, 3 minutes, 2 seconds
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Episode #3 – Believe What You See, Class C Airspace, & Pilots With Disabilities

There were a lot of topics covered in Episode #3 and the show ran about 1hr 20min in length. BUT, it’s chock full of golden nuggets about Staying Safe in the Traffic Pattern, Class C Airspace, Pilots With Disabilities, and a whole bunch more! So stay tuned to the whole episode because it’s worth it. […] The post Episode #3 – Believe What You See, Class C Airspace, & Pilots With Disabilities appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
6/15/20111 hour, 23 minutes, 16 seconds
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Episode #2 – Air France 447, Deep Stalls, & LiveATC.net

In Episode #2 we started out discussing the findings of the Air France 447 black box. Air France 447 disappeared over the Atlantic Ocean during a flight from Rio de Janeiro to Paris on June 1, 2009 killing all on board. After years of extensive searching for the aircraft black boxes, they were recently found. […] The post Episode #2 – Air France 447, Deep Stalls, & LiveATC.net appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
5/31/20111 hour, 13 minutes, 52 seconds
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Episode #1 – The Life Of A Test Pilot

Ever wondered what life is like for a test pilot? Listen to my interview with Mark Jones Jr of MultiplyLeadership.com as he tells how he got started as a test pilot and other fun stuff like: – Flying a MIG – The A-10 and why it’s Mark’s favorite plane – The most challenging part of […] The post Episode #1 – The Life Of A Test Pilot appeared first on Stuck Mic AvCast - An Aviation Podcast About Learning to Fly, Living to Fly, & Loving to Fly.
5/10/201154 minutes, 46 seconds