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Pilots Journey Aviation Podcast

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Rank #57 in Aviation category

Leisure
Aviation
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The Pilot's Journey Podcast discusses aviation, proficiency and enjoying the journey.

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The Pilot's Journey Podcast discusses aviation, proficiency and enjoying the journey.

iTunes Ratings

34 Ratings
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Student Pilot-Enjoyed every episode!

By StudentPilotEMT - Apr 19 2013
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I am a student pilot. I am a few days away from my checkride. For the last few weeks i have been enjoying your podcasts (finishing the latest episode now!) From sitting in the ambulance at work, all the way to just before preflight. Your show has kept my focus on the fun and safety involved in flying. Thank you for your time keeping us listeners entertained and enthusiastic about flying!

Great Show!

By swellsmd - Jun 22 2010
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Quickly becoming my go to podcast, thanks guys

iTunes Ratings

34 Ratings
Average Ratings
30
3
0
0
1

Student Pilot-Enjoyed every episode!

By StudentPilotEMT - Apr 19 2013
Read more
I am a student pilot. I am a few days away from my checkride. For the last few weeks i have been enjoying your podcasts (finishing the latest episode now!) From sitting in the ambulance at work, all the way to just before preflight. Your show has kept my focus on the fun and safety involved in flying. Thank you for your time keeping us listeners entertained and enthusiastic about flying!

Great Show!

By swellsmd - Jun 22 2010
Read more
Quickly becoming my go to podcast, thanks guys
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Pilots Journey Aviation Podcast

Latest release on Dec 22, 2019

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The Pilot's Journey Podcast discusses aviation, proficiency and enjoying the journey.

Rank #1: Episode 3 - Weather with Gordon Barnes

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This episode we welcome Mr. Gordon Barnes, a former
Captain that flew with Pan Am from 1948 to 1960, then a
meteorologist for NBC and CBS affiliates in Tampa, New York
and Washington D.C. He is now a ground and dispatch
instructor with American Flyers in fort worth Texas.

Jun 03 2009

1hr 7mins

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Rank #2: Episode 4 - Project Volksplane with Martt Clupper

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This episode we talk with Martt Clupper, founder of AirPigz.com
and his ambitious project to build and fly a Volksplane in less
than 120 days.

Jun 19 2009

55mins

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Rank #3: PJP #039 - The Mayhem Episode

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In this episode we hear about runway closures, engine seizures, radio failures, emergency electrical problems and other manners of mayhem. We also have a product review and information about our live episode from Sun-n-Fun 2012.

Mar 11 2012

1hr 1min

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Rank #4: PJP #052 - The Spin Doctor

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This episode we discuss an FAA Safety event where Mike got to work with Rich Stowell, the Spin Doctor. We also discuss FAA waivers, long cross country trips, collecting ratings, buying twin engine and aerobatic planes, and more.

Jun 15 2014

1hr 14mins

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Rank #5: PJP #042 - 30 Hours in a Cub

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PIREPS: Stu has been busy at work as a CFI; Mikes flight in a SR-22T; Mike took a 30 hour cross country flight in his J3 Cub; Stew went to Oshkosh 2012 Airventure; Tiger returns to production Tiger going back into production; Redbird Simulators with ATRC in Carrolton TX; FEATURED SITE: LightspeedAviationFoundation.org; PRODUCT REVIEW: Garmin My Pilot App for iPhone/iPod/iPad - 3.5 Stars

Sep 15 2012

1hr 6mins

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Rank #6: PJP #031 - IMC Inside The Cockpit

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Steve Tupper AKA Stephen Force Steve Tupper, AKA Stephen Force, joins us as we discuss the movie AcroCamp, Civil Air Patrol and AirVenture. We also battle the Skype gods as Mike transitions between human and cyborg forms.

Jun 04 2011

59mins

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Rank #7: PJP #053 - Breakfast - Yes or No?

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This episode we discuss landing by truck headlights, Stu's new ratings, and the Red Bull Air Races. Wealso discuss new tablet/phone apps for pilots and more.

Nov 07 2014

50mins

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Rank #8: PJP #049 - Boeing Test Pilot

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This episode we discuss ending the summer flying season, tail wheels, and welcome a special guest: Bob Kay, a retired production test pilot for the Boeing Corporation.

Oct 17 2013

1hr 11mins

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Rank #9: PJP #033 - Bob Hoover

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This is a special AirVenture episode featuring comments and stories related by the legendary Bob Hoover in a press briefing.

Aug 04 2011

1hr 6mins

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Rank #10: PJP #036 - New Ratings and New Airplane

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This month the crew reunites to catch up on Stu's new CFI rating, a "new" J3 cub added to Mike's hangar, and accident investigation training undertaken by Stew. We also have a product review and a few recommended books.

Oct 12 2011

1hr 16mins

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Rank #11: PJP #051 - Rush to ATP

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This episode we discuss Mike’s test flight of his Cessna 180 after a top overhaul, New ATP certificate requirements and the rush to get in before the changes, Stu’s search for a light twin, and more.

Mar 03 2014

46mins

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Rank #12: PJP #050 - Taking a spin

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This episode we discuss hand propping a Cessna 180, intentional and unintentional spins, iPads, and much more.

Feb 01 2014

1hr 11mins

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Rank #13: PJP #027 - Steppin Up

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In this episode, CFI Stew narrowly escapes disappearing from the FAA certificates database and Pilot Stu gives an update on Cardinal dings and his ground-bound and elusive Commercial ticket. Meanwhile Mike continues on yet another aviation adventure as he acquires N1505T, a 1966 Cessna 206 Turbo.

Feb 20 2011

36mins

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Rank #14: PJP #029 - Under a Waco on Wires

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The crew update us on what's happening (or not happening) in their flying adventures, and Mike describes the "christening" of his Cessna 206 N1505T. PilotStu introduces us to his latest ride, N87MT, an F33A Bonanza. The crew also welcomes back Jason Schappert of MzeroA.com. Jason is a CFI, author, new media producer, web entrepreneur, and most recently, survivor of Sun-n-Fun 2011. Jason joins us to discuss his experiences during the Sun-n-Fun tornado, training adventures, and his other recent aviation projects.

Apr 11 2011

1hr 6mins

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Rank #15: PJP #048 - Traffic Patterns and Tail Trouble

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Mike has "trouble with his tail" as he describes landing with a damaged tailwheel. CFI Stew describes his recent flight to Aspen in a Cessna 182. Pilot Stu had the opportunity to do some more formation flight while shooting a promotional video. The crew also rants about traffic patterns.

Aug 10 2013

59mins

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Rank #16: PJP #009 - Mike Hart on Aircraft Ownership

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In this episode we talk to Business Owner,
Writer, and recent Aircraft Owner, Mike Hart, AKA
Idaho Mike. He describes the process of choosing
an aircraft, the purchasing process, and safety
issues in picking up an unfamiliar aircraft for
a long cross country flight home.

Nov 15 2009

1hr 10mins

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Rank #17: PJP #030 - Chunks of Metal

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PilotStu discusses exercising his Advanced Ground Instructor certificate, CFIStew plans his Instrument Proficiency Check in a Cessna 310, and Mike describes an Arrow that visited his field with severe engine issues.

May 24 2011

48mins

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Rank #18: PJP #041 - Technicolor Badge of Courage

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In this episode we hear about Stu's puker on a discovery flight. The crew discusses ways to counter act and "dequeazify" flying. Stu also describes a "failure to communicate" with another discovery flight student.

May 09 2012

1hr 6mins

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Rank #19: PJP #008 - Flying Jobs and Flying for Fun

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This episode finds Stew and Stu discussing
flying jobs, personal flights and future plans.

Oct 18 2009

30mins

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Rank #20: PJP #032 - OSHPlanner

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This month we're joined by Adam Fast, creator of OSHPlanner.com, to discuss how you can optimize your time at AirVenture. We also discuss FAA testing practices, flight training and a product review.

Jul 18 2011

1hr 6mins

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PJP #060 - Living the Dream

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This episode the crew describes how they are living the aviation dream! Stew tells
us about his dream job flying freight for Empire Airlines. From a schedule with lots of
at-home time to one of his favorite aircraft, the ATR-72, Stew is living his part 121 dream.
Mike describes his dream of flying the back country with Gem Air, a part 135 airline flying
multiple makes and models. Stu tells about his new (to him) Cirrus and the Thrust Flight Zero
Time to Airline program where airline pilots are made.

Dec 22 2019

59mins

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PJP #059 - So Oshkosh

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This episode we welcome Dick Knapinski, Director of Communications for EAA. Dick and the
crew discuss AirVenture 2018 as well as fond memories of past shows. The crew also catches up
on what they've been doing with their careers.

Jul 15 2018

1hr 21mins

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PJP #058 - 50 below

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Stew tells us about his new job for "ATR Airlines", and tales of type ratings and IOE in frigid Alaska.
Stu also relates his visit to Alaska, but at 50 degrees above zero. His family vacation included helicopter rides and the chance to land a Cessna 170 on a glacier.
Mike drops the big announcement that he is making a career change into the air charter world. Before long he'll want to be called "Captain Mike".

Feb 05 2017

1hr 11mins

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PJP #057 - Texas Pecan Pie

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This episode is on location at Bic's restaurant near the Addison,
Texas airport. The three Stews get in the same room for a rare occasion to
discuss Mike's progress in achieving his CFI rating.

May 14 2016

14mins

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PJP #056 - Elk Hauling

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Stew tells us out about his “expedited takeoff” from Puerto Rico. He also gets to play
Aircraft Repo Guy with a Zenith Zodiac he received from his grandfather.
Stu talks about selling his beloved Cessna twin, and the completion of his multi-engine
ATP rating. He also mentions his visit to Sun-n-Fun 2016.Mike creates a buzz as he talks about his new book project. He also discusses staying
IFR current and meeting PTS standards. He also relates flying into challenging back
country strips where you have to be on your game.

Apr 17 2016

51mins

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PJP #055 - AirVenture 2015

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The Stuews meet up at EAA AirVenture 2015 in Oshkosh Wisconsin. Stu
describes a good tail wind while flying an Extreme Decathlon. Mike flew his trusty
Cessna 180, and Stew flew in the back of a Southwest 737. Stew announces his new
position as Chief Pilot for Stu’s US Sport Aircraft and Mike details his experience
flying the FISKE arrival into Oshkosh.

Aug 01 2015

34mins

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PJP #054 - Survival

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Stew tells us about his new job as an assistant chief pilot for a part 141 flight school. He also describes his flight bringing a new Cessna 310Q from the Pacific Northwest to its new home in Texas.
Stu describes his trip to Sebring Florida for the US Sport Aviation Expo. He also tells us about their new Xtreme Decathlon aerobatic plane.
Mike has been flying quite a bit, including some IFR and night flying. He also relates getting back into "real" IFR vs flying under the hood.
The crew discusses the "selfie pilot" and how chains of errors lead to accidents. We also talk about Ballistic Recovery Parachutes and advanced avionics.

Feb 28 2015

1hr 2mins

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PJP #053 - Breakfast - Yes or No?

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This episode we discuss landing by truck headlights, Stu's new ratings, and the Red Bull Air Races. Wealso discuss new tablet/phone apps for pilots and more.

Nov 07 2014

50mins

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PJP #052 - The Spin Doctor

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This episode we discuss an FAA Safety event where Mike got to work with Rich Stowell, the Spin Doctor. We also discuss FAA waivers, long cross country trips, collecting ratings, buying twin engine and aerobatic planes, and more.

Jun 15 2014

1hr 14mins

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PJP #051 - Rush to ATP

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This episode we discuss Mike’s test flight of his Cessna 180 after a top overhaul, New ATP certificate requirements and the rush to get in before the changes, Stu’s search for a light twin, and more.

Mar 03 2014

46mins

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PJP #050 - Taking a spin

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This episode we discuss hand propping a Cessna 180, intentional and unintentional spins, iPads, and much more.

Feb 01 2014

1hr 11mins

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PJP #049 - Boeing Test Pilot

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This episode we discuss ending the summer flying season, tail wheels, and welcome a special guest: Bob Kay, a retired production test pilot for the Boeing Corporation.

Oct 17 2013

1hr 11mins

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PJP #048 - Traffic Patterns and Tail Trouble

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Mike has "trouble with his tail" as he describes landing with a damaged tailwheel. CFI Stew describes his recent flight to Aspen in a Cessna 182. Pilot Stu had the opportunity to do some more formation flight while shooting a promotional video. The crew also rants about traffic patterns.

Aug 10 2013

59mins

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PJP #047 – A New Baby

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CFIStew prepares for a new little one in his hangar, while Mike welcomes a mature beauty to his.

May 24 2013

1hr 7mins

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PJP #046 – Women in Aviation

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Mary Latimer We welcome Mary Latimer and Victoria Neuville to the virtual hangar this month to discuss the Women of Aviation Worldwide Week.

Feb 28 2013

1hr

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PJP #045 - Checkrides

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Chris Findley Our guest this time is Chris Findley - host of the MyFlightCoach.com podcast, author and creator of a unique checkride prep tool. Chris discusses the phases students go through during training, things he's seen in checkrides, ways to prepare and challenges he has getting students in the right frame of mind for a practical test.

Dec 24 2012

50mins

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PJP #044 - A Puddle of Oil and Check the Web Cam

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PIREPS: Stu describes the odd feelings flying an Ercoupe. The Stews also discuss some new aircraft including a Decathlon and perhaps a Cesnna 310 light twin. Cavanaugh Flight Museum offers flight training in a Stearman, T6 Texan, or a P51 Mustang. Mike relates his recent exercise in flight planning where his most valuable tools were highway web cams. Mike also discusses an FAA Safety course he took with which he disagreed on some of the "best" answers. The crew discusses personal minimums and the best approach to marginal weather that bumps against personal or approach minimums.

Nov 29 2012

50mins

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PJP #043 - Call Me Drippy

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PIREPS: Stu does some formation flight as part of a high school aeronautics program; Mikes faces IFR currency issues; Mike takes on spins in the Cub; Stew describes his adventures at the Alliance Air Show; Stu laments his lack currency for both IFR and log book updates; Stew comments on improvements in General Aviation Safety

Oct 25 2012

51mins

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PJP #042 - 30 Hours in a Cub

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PIREPS: Stu has been busy at work as a CFI; Mikes flight in a SR-22T; Mike took a 30 hour cross country flight in his J3 Cub; Stew went to Oshkosh 2012 Airventure; Tiger returns to production Tiger going back into production; Redbird Simulators with ATRC in Carrolton TX; FEATURED SITE: LightspeedAviationFoundation.org; PRODUCT REVIEW: Garmin My Pilot App for iPhone/iPod/iPad - 3.5 Stars

Sep 15 2012

1hr 6mins

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PJP #041 - Technicolor Badge of Courage

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In this episode we hear about Stu's puker on a discovery flight. The crew discusses ways to counter act and "dequeazify" flying. Stu also describes a "failure to communicate" with another discovery flight student.

May 09 2012

1hr 6mins

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iTunes Ratings

34 Ratings
Average Ratings
30
3
0
0
1

Student Pilot-Enjoyed every episode!

By StudentPilotEMT - Apr 19 2013
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I am a student pilot. I am a few days away from my checkride. For the last few weeks i have been enjoying your podcasts (finishing the latest episode now!) From sitting in the ambulance at work, all the way to just before preflight. Your show has kept my focus on the fun and safety involved in flying. Thank you for your time keeping us listeners entertained and enthusiastic about flying!

Great Show!

By swellsmd - Jun 22 2010
Read more
Quickly becoming my go to podcast, thanks guys