Category Archives: Audiocasts

Audio podcasts.

SPC #018-Podapalooza 2008-Part 2

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Here is the last part of Podapalooza 2008 from Oshkosh.  I hope you enjoy.  Thanks for listening, and please don’t forget to let me know you’re out there.  Leave me some feedback using the contact link near the top of the page. http://media.blubrry.com/studentpilotcast/p/www.studentpilotcast.com/media/spc/StudentPilotCast-A018-20080812.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration:… Read more »

SPC #017-Podapalooza 2008-Part 1

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Hello everyone.  I’m happy to release part 1 of the 2008 edition of Podapalooza, which was recorded in Oshkosh at EAA Airventure.  Podapalooza is the gathering of aviation podcasters in Oshkosh each year.  As well as being released on this and many other feeds, this year it was broadcast live… Read more »

SPC #015-On Par with the VOR

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Shooting ’em out rapid-fire, now, folks.  Here’s another episode of the Student Pilot Cast, number 15, about a flight in which we focused on VORs and Simulated Instrument Conditions (The Hood).  I had passed my Phase II Check, and I was starting on Phase III.  I hope you enjoy. http://media.blubrry.com/studentpilotcast/p/www.studentpilotcast.com/media/spc/StudentPilotCast-A015-20080708.mp3Podcast: Play in new… Read more »

SPC #013-Ground Reference Revisited

This is an episode about a solo flight I took to practice ground reference maneuvers.  I also take the opportunity to share portions of an email I received from David Allen, a future pilot who’s email summarized in an eloquent way what several people have said to me since I… Read more »

SPC #012-Who Said Anything About Short and Soft?

Okay, we’re back to the lessons. As you can see from the title, at this point in my training I have started learning the performance takeoffs and landings sometimes referred to as “Shorts” and “Softs”.  Within 4 day’s time I had three dual lessons on these performance landings and takeoffs. … Read more »

SPC #011-Who Would Produce a Podcast, Anyway?

We have a very special episode of the audio cast today.  Yesterday, Jerry O’Sullivan from the Virginia Student Pilot podcast completed his first solo flight!  Well, we had a chance to talk today while it was fresh in his mind, and that’s the cast we have today. The second big… Read more »

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 »