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The Airplane Owners Podcast

Aircraft ownership simplified. From light sport on up to turboprops and owner-flown jets. We talk about everything aviation.

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Episode 064

Episode 064 - No guests this episode just me! I talk a little bit about the hassles of moving when that move involves bringing your airplane to another area of the country. Some stories about trying to find hangar space and a new maintenance shop as well as the expensive events so far during my first annual inspection since buying the Baron. Thanks and I hope you enjoy the show! PLEASE LEAVE A REVIEW IN ITUNES. Anyone leaving a review gets a shoutout and twitter plug!

44mins

12 Oct 2017

Rank #1

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Episode 071

Episode 071 - Interview with GEICO Skytypers @geicoskytyper #7 Jim Record, product interview with Stephen Newman EVP from Foreflight about their new Sentry portable ADS-B system @foreflight , learning about Vortex Generators from Anni Brogan President of Micro Aerodynamics, and a quick update from Camp Scholler on the the grounds of EAA Airventure Oshkosh 2018 Day 3 - Wednesday of the show. Stay tuned for a TON of upcoming content about EAA Aireventure #osh18 . Thanks and I hope you enjoy the show! PLEASE LEAVE A REVIEW IN ITUNES. Anyone leaving a review gets a shoutout and twitter plug! You can contact me directly on twitter @davidfill

40mins

26 Jul 2018

Rank #2

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Episode 041

Episode 041 - -Cross winds in a tail-dragger -A new attitude indicator -700 foot back country strip -Flying with kids/infants -Hearing protection for kids -Flying smoothly for paying passengers As always we encourage you to go into iTunes and leave us a review. It's the only way other potential listeners can find us! If you have an idea for the show or would like us to talk about a specific topic please contact me on Twitter @davidfill.

1hr 2mins

3 May 2016

Rank #3

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Episode 054

In this episode I talk with Judge Arthur Rosen @judgearr about the new Basic Med rules and how we got to where we are today. We chat about his 1954 E35 Bonanza, an upcoming real cross country flight, maintenance and other ownership issues, TV News Aviation Consulting, his popular aviation blog, and more. Please take the time to leave us a review in iTunes. It's the only way for new pilots to find us in the massive iTunes library! If you would like to join us on the show please send me a message on Twitter @davidfill LOOKING FOR ASSISTANCE WITH A NEW INTRO FOR THE PODCAST. Thanks!

1hr 4mins

4 Feb 2017

Rank #4

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Episode 052

In this episode I talk with JD Smoot @smootdexter about flying and fractional ownership. JD lives in Ohio but works and flies out of West Virginia. We talk a little bit about how clubs or fractional ownership works, progress toward a commercial certificate, and more. I apologize for the audio quality we were battling using iPhone headsets as microphones and horribly slow hotel wifi! Please take the time to leave us a review in iTunes. It's the only way for new pilots to find us in the massive iTunes library! If you would like to join us on the show please send me a message on Twitter @davidfill LOOKING FOR ASSISTANCE WITH A NEW INTRO AND/OR OUTRO FOR THE PODCAST FOR ANYONE WHO IS INTERESTED!!!

49mins

30 Oct 2016

Rank #5

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Episode 051

In this Oshkosh re-cap episode guest Nick Camacho @nickcamacho and I talk about what we did at Airventure. Buying, owning, and flying a Debonair, flying and maintaining a C-47 museum piece, earning an A&P certificate and more. Please take the time to leave us a review in iTunes. It's the only way for new pilots to find us in the massive iTunes library! If you would like to join us on the show please send me a message on Twitter @davidfill

1hr 5mins

14 Aug 2016

Rank #6

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Episode 066

Episode 066 - Dan Pimental @Av8rdan a well known aviation writer and blogger joins the show to talk about Airventure and his annual #oshbash event. We talk about some of our favorite parts of Oshkosh, media events, aviation writing and several other topics. Stay tuned for a TON of upcoming content about EAA Aireventure #osh18 . Thanks and I hope you enjoy the show! PLEASE LEAVE A REVIEW IN ITUNES. Anyone leaving a review gets a shoutout and twitter plug! You can contact me directly on twitter @davidfill

1hr 8mins

30 Jun 2018

Rank #7

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Episode 040

We talk about some recent flying, turbulence, flight reviews, the RAF, new ratings and much more. The value of stick-and-rudder flying, Piper Cubs, sea-plane ratings, and more. We are always looking for guests to come on the show if you would like to join us to talk about anything aviation related please contact me on Twitter @davidfill. As always if would be greatly appreciated if you could leave us a review in iTunes!!

1hr 17mins

23 Mar 2016

Rank #8

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Episode 055

Judge Arthur Rosen @judgearr joins the show again to talk about a variety of aviation topics: Continental Motors 470, 520, and 550 Mandatory Service Bulletin mess. Flying in Arizona and a new local Airport Manager improving the General Aviation experience for recreational and transient pilots. Getting cheated at the fuel pumps. AOPA's new initiative against price gouging by FBO's and Airports. Initial response and feedback to Basic Med from fellow pilots. ATC privatization rises from the dead .....again. Improving General Aviation safety through the use of avionics from the experimental market in our certificated airplanes. Will GPS be mandatory to fly in the IFR system at some point in the future? And much more. Please take the time to leave us a review in iTunes. It's the only way for new pilots to find us in the massive iTunes library! If you would like to join us on the show please send me a message on Twitter @davidfill LOOKING FOR ASSISTANCE WITH A NEW INTRO FOR THE PODCAST. Thanks!

1hr 10mins

11 May 2017

Rank #9

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Episode 060

Episode 060 - EAA Airventure Oshkosh 2017 Day 2 - An interview with Hunter Reiley regarding his F35 Heritage Flight and afternoon airshow performance in his BT-13 warbird. Also contains the full 1 hour plus audio from my Airventure Forum that was held on Stage 9 on 'Buying Your First Airplane.' Powerpoint slides that went along with the presentation are not included obviously in this audio podcast but if you would like a copy please send me a message I would be happy to send them over. Stay tuned for daily episodes covering news, events, and products each day during the show. If there is something you would like to hear about on the podcast whether it's an organization, product, person, etc please send me a message on Twitter @davidfill and I will try to line up an interview on that topic or subject. Thanks and I hope you enjoy the show! PLEASE LEAVE US A REVIEW IN ITUNES.

1hr 28mins

26 Jul 2017

Rank #10

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Episode 039

After a long break due to schedule conflicts we are back at it generating content. Please subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review if you enjoy the show! We are always looking for guests to come on the show. If you would like to be a guest please contact me on Twitter @davidfill

1hr 14mins

12 Mar 2016

Rank #11

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Episode 026

Episode 026

59mins

23 Dec 2014

Rank #12

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Episode 027

Episode 027

1hr 1min

28 Feb 2015

Rank #13

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Episode 028

Episode 028

1hr 4mins

23 Apr 2015

Rank #14

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Episode 024

Episode 024

1hr 1min

12 Oct 2014

Rank #15

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Episode 023

Episode 023

59mins

17 Sep 2014

Rank #16

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Episode 065

Episode 065 - Clay Benfield @clayviation joins the show to talk about his involvement in aviation. We talk about simulator flying, drone operations, and making our way through private pilot and instrument training. Stay tuned for a TON of upcoming content around EAA Aireventure #osh18 . Thanks and I hope you enjoy the show! PLEASE LEAVE A REVIEW IN ITUNES. Anyone leaving a review gets a shoutout and twitter plug! You can contact me directly on twitter @davidfill

56mins

26 Jun 2018

Rank #17

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Episode 044

#Osh16 Preview Episode with guests Ken VeArd @pilotpartner and Ken Mist @eyeno. We chat about Airventure prep and planning. The Snowbirds, Camp Scholler, Camp Bacon, what to bring, social media at the show, and so much more! Subscribe for daily episode from EAA Airventure Oshkosh 2016!! Please take the time to leave us a review in iTunes. It's the only way for new pilots to find us in the massive iTunes library! If you would like to join us on the show please send me a message on Twitter @davidfill

1hr 1min

19 Jul 2016

Rank #18

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Episode 038

Episode 038

1hr 11mins

9 Aug 2015

Rank #19

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Episode 035

Episode 035

1hr 5mins

25 Jul 2015

Rank #20