Category Archives: Audiocasts

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SPC #030-Nexair Saratogo NX

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We continue my coverage of EAA Airventure with episode 30.  Today I present an interview with David Fetherston of Nexair Avionics about their new airplane, the Saratoga NX.  The NX is a rebuild from spinner to tail of Piper’s Saratoga, but with all new avionics, speed mods, etc.  It’s a… Read more »

SPC #029-It’s About the People

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Airventure 2009 is over, but I’ve got a bit of good material from Oshkosh that I’ll be publishing.  This is the first of it.  In this episode, I confirm why everyone loves Oshkosh so much with a quick discussion with John and Christine Halbrook around the campsite one evening. Obviously,… Read more »

SPC #028-Into the Night, Part I

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Hello SPC listeners! Today we will follow my outbound leg of my dual night cross country.  I had to take a couple of weeks off because of extensive travel, including some family vacations.  I’m back now, though, but headed to Oshkosh this week.  This means lots of content coming up… Read more »

SPC #027-Out of the Nest, Part II

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This episode chronicles my return flight to Chandler from Tucson international, and is the second part of my first solo cross-country flight during my training.  There’s some interesting things that happen, and another bonehead move on my part with the radio.  Please enjoy this flight as I learn to fly… Read more »

SPC #025-Across the Hills, Part II

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This episode is the conclusion of my long dual cross-country training flight, or the last two legs.  We went from Prescott (KPRC) to Sedona (KSEZ) and shut it down to go have a late breakfast at the excellent restaurant.  Then it was on home to Chandler (KCHD). I hope you… Read more »

SPC #024-Across the Hills, part I

Hello, everyone.  I’m pleased to release audio episode 24 of the Student Pilot Cast, Across the Hills.  Follow me on the first leg of my long dual cross country from KCHD to KPRC right through the middle of Phoenix.  We’ve got a busy airspace in Phoenix and a really busy… Read more »

SPC #023-Crossing the Country, Part 2, Coming Home

In episode 23 we cover the return flight from Tucson International Airport (KTUS) to Chandler (KCHD) as part of my first dual cross country.  Leaving a class C airport was a bit different than working in my usual class B airport.  Busier airspace, bigger airplanes, departure controllers, approach controllers, and clearance… Read more »

SPC #022-Crossing the Country, Part 1

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Hello again, everyone.  I’m back with episode 22 about my first dual cross country flight during my primary training.  It was fantastic as I hope you’ll be able to tell from this episode.  I went from KCHD to KTUS, or Tucson International. I also mentioned Scenario Based Training in this… Read more »

SPC #021-Good Freakin’ Flight

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I’m back SPC listeners!  I’ve had no time to produce new episodes for a while, but I forced myself tonight…and put off some other stuff.  So what we have is another training episode, Episode 21, “Good Freakin’ Flight”.  This is a solo flight that I took after returning from my… Read more »

SPC #020-Tour de Phoenix-Part 2

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I’m back, after an exclusive one month tour of Europe, Scandinavia, and…no, that’s not true.  In fact, I’ve just been really busy, and haven’t had a chance to finish this episode up and send it out on the feed.  Bad me, I know.  So, we skipped September in the podcast…I’ll… Read more »