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Hangar Flying Podcast

This podcast, hosted by two pilots, discusses travel, airline operations, pilot training and more.

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HF 15: Multi Engine Rating

By Hangar Flying - Hangar Flying Podcast In this week's piloting podcast wediscuss Gabrielle's multi engine rating certification and some oldbut interesting news including: Wife takes over when husband can't fly The news (at the time we recorded this a few weeks back) thatthe black boxes were found from Air France 447 and more What was your multi engine experience? Any stories to share? Letus know in the comments below. If you're a pilot, ATC controller, ground crew or other airlineemployee and would like to join us on a future episode, pleaseemail us at pilot@upgrd.com. Thanks for listening! Disclaimer: The views expressed are thepersonal opinions of the participants and do not necessarilyreflect the views of their employers.

27 Aug 2011

Rank #1

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HF 3: A Day In The Life

By Hangar Flying - Hangar Flying Podcast This week our pilots discuss a typical day for a commercial aviationpilot. We walk through the entire duty day from entering thecrew room to the final checklist when leaving the aircraft atnight. Topics include: Steve's recent visit to the Flyertalk DO in Atlanta The recent AOPA summit Commercial pilot tasks including before, during and after theflight. and more... If you're a pilot and would like to join us on a future episode,please email us at pilot@upgrd.com. Thanks for listening! Disclaimer: The views expressed are thepersonal opinions of the participants and do not necessarilyreflect the views of their employers.

16 Nov 2010

Rank #2

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HF 6: Mountain Flying

By Hangar Flying - Hangar Flying Podcast In this week's commercial pilotpodcast we are again joined by Keith and discuss the challengesof mountain flying. In addition we discuss: Tail wheel flying Favorite flights and airports How much flying is done by computer vs by the pilots Weather and conditions when flying near mountains Box canyons Weight and balance ice conditions when flying If you're a pilot and would like to join us on a future episode,please email us at pilot@upgrd.com. Thanks for listening! Disclaimer: The views expressed are thepersonal opinions of the participants and do not necessarilyreflect the views of their employers.

24 Dec 2010

Rank #3

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HF 5: Freight Dogs

By Hangar Flying - Hangar Flying Podcast In this week's commercial pilotpodcast we are joined by Keith a freight dog to talk aboutpiloting for a cargo airline. We discuss: The continued issues with lasers being used around airports The recent recountof the A380 engine problem Working hours and schedules at a smaller freight airline thatfeeds the larger cargo companies Fast student pilot training The differences in schedules between flying freight andpassengers and more... Keith will be joining us again, let us know in the commentsbelow any freight flying questions you have.

7 Dec 2010

Rank #4

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HF 7: Emergency Engine Out

By Hangar Flying - Hangar Flying Podcast In this week piloting podcast wediscuss a youtube video of a strange single engine plane landingand: New Bush Pilot series Enhanced landing system And we talk about emergency procedures and engine outconditions based on watching this video If you're a pilot and would like to join us on a future episode,please email us at pilot@upgrd.com. Thanks for listening! Disclaimer: The views expressed are thepersonal opinions of the participants and do not necessarilyreflect the views of their employers.

29 Jan 2011

Rank #5

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HF 10: Air Traffic Controller

By Hangar Flying - Hangar Flying Podcast In this week's pilot podcast we arejoined by an air traffic controller to discuss the job, thecommunication with pilots, and what life is like in the controltower. We discuss: Interviewing and training for the air traffic controlposition How stressful is the air traffic control job? Who is easier to work with.. general aviation or airlinefolks? and more... If you're a pilot, ATC controller, ground crew or other airlineemployee and would like to join us on a future episode, pleaseemail us at pilot@upgrd.com. Thanks for listening! Disclaimer: The views expressed are thepersonal opinions of the participants and do not necessarilyreflect the views of their employers.

9 Mar 2011

Rank #6

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HF 14: Flight Plan

By Hangar Flying - Hangar Flying Podcast In this piloting podcast wediscuss the commercial flight plan including routes, way points,and the process the crew reviews before taking off. In addition wediscuss: Some old news including the commuter flight hit by the A380 andair traffic controllers falling asleep The differences in flight plans between private flights andcommercial flights The Captain's responsibility in signing off on his flightplan and more If you're a pilot, ATC controller, ground crew or other airlineemployee and would like to join us on a future episode, pleaseemail us at pilot@upgrd.com. Thanks for listening! Disclaimer: The views expressed are thepersonal opinions of the participants and do not necessarilyreflect the views of their employers.

31 Jul 2011

Rank #7

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HF 4: Flying Express

By Hangar Flying - Hangar Flying Podcast In this week's aviation podcast ourpilots are joined by John, a regional pilot, to discuss regionalflying and reserve flying. Our pilots chat about: Qantas A380 Issues Regional jets headed to the scrap heap? Regional Airline pilot hours, schedules, and differences fromtheir mainline counterparts Flying reserve and airport appreciation time Commuting and more... If you're a pilot and would like to join us on a future episode,please email us at pilot@upgrd.com. Thanks for listening! Disclaimer: The views expressed are thepersonal opinions of the participants and do not necessarilyreflect the views of their employers.

1 Dec 2010

Rank #8

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HF 13: How Quickly Things Change

By Hangar Flying - Hangar Flying Podcast In this aviation pilotpodcast Gabrielle recalls the crazy weather just before the SunN Fun airshow. In addition our pilots are again joined by Keith todiscuss how quickly an aviation career can change and his newtraining and new job location. If you're a pilot, ATC controller, ground crew or other airlineemployee and would like to join us on a future episode, pleaseemail us at pilot@upgrd.com. Thanks for listening! Disclaimer: The views expressed are thepersonal opinions of the participants and do not necessarilyreflect the views of their employers.

30 Apr 2011

Rank #9

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HF 9: Deicing

By Hangar Flying - Hangar Flying Podcast In this week's aviation pilotpodcast we discuss winter flying and deicing. In addition wetalk about: Small aircraft and auto-pilots Glycol and why might want to use it on pancakes (but you shouldnot!) The activities in deicing a commercial airliner and more... If you're a pilot and would like to join us on a future episode,please email us at pilot@upgrd.com. Thanks for listening! Disclaimer: The views expressed are thepersonal opinions of the participants and do not necessarilyreflect the views of their employers.

5 Mar 2011

Rank #10