Author Archives: Bill Williams

SPC #010-Sometimes You Just Feel Like a Pilot

Hello, everyone.  I’ve just returned from my little vacation Scuba Diving with my buddies in the Channel Islands, and I’m releasing episode 10.  This episode documents a very memorable flight for me; a flight that helped me remember why I’m doing this.  This flight may end up being even more… Read more »

SPC #009-What’s it Like to be a New Pilot?

Episode 9 is completely different.  We’ll get back to the regular podcasts momentarily, but for this episode, we have the pleasure of hearing from Pilot PJ, a relatively new pilot who shares his wisdom with us.  PJ and I talk about everything from multiple “discovery flights” to finally taking passengers… Read more »

SPC #008-Movin’ on Up

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Here is Episode 8 of the Student Pilot Cast, “Movin’ on Up”.  Join me as I document a dual flight I had where we worked on partial panel instrument flying, ground reference maneuvers, and crosswind landing.  I’ve got a lot of good stuff coming up, and I’m going to start… Read more »

SPC #004-Grooving with 6.6 Hours

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In episode 4 we talk about the continuation of training after my vacation, some things my wife and I saw in Seattle.  We also cover recording in cockpit, landings, and where I’m at with training.  I’ve got 6.6 hours now. I apologize for the long delay of over two weeks,… Read more »

SPC #002-Where to Spend your Kids’ College Fund

…or, How to Choose a Flight School or CFI Okay, on to the second episode.  Its been over ten days since my last episode because I had a snag starting my training.  Because the school I chose was so busy, I had some scheduling issues, but we’ve worked those out,… Read more »

SPC-Video #001-Trent on the Controls

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Here is Trent on his first single engine plane ride…and low and behold, he’s at the controls.  Trent may be a regular on the site going forward.  We’ll see.  Give him some encouragement, folks! Podcast: Play in new window | Download (39.9MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS | More