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Rank #80 in Aviation category

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FlightCast is an aviation Podcast inspired by the mobile flight simulator, Infinite Flight. Our mission is to discuss all things aviation! Tune in to hear your host, Jason Rosewell along with co-host Mark "Skyhawk Heavy" Denton as they interview people in the aviation community, as well as Infinite Flight staff and community members.

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FlightCast is an aviation Podcast inspired by the mobile flight simulator, Infinite Flight. Our mission is to discuss all things aviation! Tune in to hear your host, Jason Rosewell along with co-host Mark "Skyhawk Heavy" Denton as they interview people in the aviation community, as well as Infinite Flight staff and community members.

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36 Ratings
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Awesome

By BLG234 - Mar 16 2016
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Great and informal interviews on the infinite flight app! Keep up the good work, Jason! -Bryan G.

Nice

By jimmydizon - Aug 24 2015
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Very informative and well handled interviews.

iTunes Ratings

36 Ratings
Average Ratings
32
2
1
0
1

Awesome

By BLG234 - Mar 16 2016
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Great and informal interviews on the infinite flight app! Keep up the good work, Jason! -Bryan G.

Nice

By jimmydizon - Aug 24 2015
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Very informative and well handled interviews.
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Latest release on May 16, 2018

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: Episode 32 – CRJ Pilot Jared Dichter

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This week we dive back into our real world pilot series with CRJ Pilot, Jared Dichter. Jared’s passion for aviation is obvious as he takes us through the journey of what led him to this career.  As a first officer for a regional airline in the USA, Jared does short hops and works to accumulate as many hours as he can toward the next phase in his career.  Join us as Mark and Jason chat with Jared to get a look into his world of flying.

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Oct 11 2016

1hr 6mins

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Rank #2: Episode 35 – The Blue Angels & Infinite Flight Development Updates

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The Blue Angels are the US Navy’s flight demonstration squadron. Formed in 1946, they are the second oldest aerobatic team in the world. In this episode, Mark and Jason run through some fun facts about the Blue Angles, as well as some talk about the new up and coming aircraft release for Infinite Flight, the C-130.  For FlightCast fans wanting to hear Mark and Jason just talk, this episode is for you!

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Nov 23 2016

1hr 17mins

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Rank #3: Episode 57 – Ice Pilots Mikey McBryan

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Joining us this week from the hit History Channel series Ice Pilots NWT is Buffalo Airways General Manager, Mikey McBryan. Ice Pilots follows the staff and pilots of this airline in Northern Canada, who fly vintage DC-3’s, DC-6’s, Lockheed Electras and more. Getting people and cargo to their destinations in this intense climate is always a challenge, and we chatted with Mikey about coordinating these challenges. We also learn about how Ice Pilots became such a hit.

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Sep 20 2017

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Rank #4: Episode 41 – Kit Planes

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Building and flying kit planes can be a very rewarding way to fly, and according to this week’s guests, the only way to fly. On this week’s episode, Jason invited local private pilots Cam Murch, Bob Fisher, and Glenn Suggitt to his home in Parry Sound, Ontario for a 2-part interview on flying home built airplanes. Between the three of them, these guys own a pair of Murphy Rebels and a Zenith STOL CH 801. Join Jason and Mark as they explore the world of flying home built aircraft in northern Ontario.

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Feb 15 2017

57mins

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Rank #5: Episode 54 – US Coast Guard C-130

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Zac Luchini pilots the US Coast Guard C-130 and this week he is joined by returning guest and friend, Wryan Webb. Zac and Ryan work together to ensure not only other people’s safety, but each other’s. Listen in as these guys chat with Mark and Jason as we go even deeper into the search and rescue world of the United States Coast Guard.

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Aug 09 2017

59mins

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Rank #6: Episode 49 – Airline Pilot Career with Dale

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The best kind of airline pilot career is the one the pilot loves. Returning to FlightCast as a newly appointed First Officer for EasyJet, is Dale. Dale joined us as part of our Real World Pilot series for Episode 7, and now a year and a half later, he’s back to tell of his journey from flight school to airline pilot.

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May 31 2017

59mins

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Rank #7: Episode 47 – Coding for Infinite Flight Global

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This week we pick up our Infinite Flight Developer Series with one of the coding ninjas who has been busy coding for Infinite Flight global flight! Val Horner joined us for our live broadcast at the Flying Development Studio staff meetup in San Francisco this February and is back again to share more.  In this episode, Val chats with Jason, Mark, and Joe about some of the aspects of  preparing for this massive update to Infinite Flight.

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May 03 2017

49mins

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Rank #8: Episode 56 – Dash 8 Pilot Rashid

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For many, flying is the ultimate dream job and Pilot Rashid Nazir is no exception. Rashid is a First Officer for WestJet out of Toronto Pearson International, and loves to share his joy of aviation with the world. His popular instagram account shares moments from the flight deck aboard the Dash 8 Q400 and inspires many to pursue their dream of flying for a living. Join Jason and Mark as they continue our real world pilot series, and talk to Rashid about his journey to becoming a pilot.

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Sep 06 2017

50mins

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Rank #9: Episode 44 – Sim Meets Real World

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When a flight sim meets real world aviation enthusiasts you sometimes end up with a bunch of weirdos who love to do their job in their spare time too.  Only for pretend. For real world (almost) pilot, Brandon, and US Air Force Air Traffic Controller, The O.P. this is what they do; airplanes for real and again on Infinite Flight. And just for fun, we threw Seb and Joe into the mix.  The result in this episode is a bunch of nonsense, sprinkled with some aviation gold and Infinite Flight global talk.  Please enjoy, and I’m sorry.

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Mar 22 2017

50mins

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Rank #10: Episode 39 – Turboprops in Canada with Duncan Gillespie

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Flying turboprops in Canada can be an exciting and rewarding career path. Certainly many of us avgeeks have dreamed of taking the controls of a Cessna 208 or Dash-8. For Duncan Gillespie, this was exactly the right path. In a continuation of our real world pilot series, Jason and Mark had a chat with Duncan to learn how he went from a love of flying to First Office aboard the Q400 with Air Canada Express operator, Sky Regional in Toronto.

Duncan started his career with Cameron Air, and from there moved to Porter Airlines, and finally Sky Regional. Listen in as he takes us through flying into Toronto Island at Billy Bishop Airport, how he got started, and even some technical details of flying the Q.

Featured image courtesy of Duncan Gillespie.

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Jan 18 2017

1hr 12mins

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Rank #11: Episode 45 – Women in Aviation Part 1

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This week and in the episodes to come, FlightCast celebrates women in aviation! We’re excited to launch this series starting with Infinite Flight Developer and private pilot, Laura Laban.  As an added bonus, we had the pleasure of also chatting with CRJ-900 Captain, Erika Delong. Both Erika and Laura are not only pilots but they’re in a small group of women aviators who are also transgender.  On the heals of International Women’s Day, and International Transgender Day of Visibility, we were delighted to talk to these two ladies to hear their stories.

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Apr 05 2017

1hr 1min

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Rank #12: Episode 53 – MH-60T Commander Wryan Webb

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Lieutenant Wryan Webb is an Aircraft Commander on the Sikorsky MH-60T Jayhawk for the United States Coast Guard. Currently based in Traverse City, Michigan, Wryan joined FlightCast to talk about his career and his love for aviation. The Coast Guard plays a vital role in keeping US borders and citizens safe, and as Aircraft Commander, Wryan’s job is an important one.  Today, FlightCast goes back to Helicopters!

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Jul 26 2017

54mins

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Rank #13: Episode 43 – Kit Planes Part 2

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This week we chat again with some Canadian kit plane builders and pilots, Cam, Bob, and Glenn. In case you missed it, in Episode 41 we recorded Part 1 of this series. Between the three of them, these guys own a pair of Murphy Rebels and a Zenith STOL CH 801. Join Jason and Mark as they continue to explore the world of flying home built aircraft in northern Ontario in Part 2 of Kit Planes.

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Mar 08 2017

1hr 7mins

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Rank #14: Episode 40 – Plane Spotting & De-Icing

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If you’re an avgeek, the words “plane spotting” and “de-icing” will make your ears perk up. Scheduling this interview was an exercise in patience, since Jan Jasinski is a very busy man. As a remarkable, published aviation photographer, Jan’s love for aviation doesn’t stop there. He works as de-icing bay lead at Ottawa Macdonald—Cartier International Airport in Ontario Canada. Not sure what a bay lead does? Neither did we until we sat down for this feature chat with Jan, who also happens to be training for his private pilot’s license.  Join us as we get a glimpse into what it takes to be a professional plane spotter.

Featured image courtesy of Jan Jaskinski.

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Feb 01 2017

53mins

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Rank #15: Episode 33 – CRJ Pilot Jared Dichter Part 2

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We’re back yet again with our real world pilot series for another chat with CRJ Pilot, Jared Dichter. This week, Jared flew his CRJ into Mobile, AL where FlightCast co-host, Mark Denton met up with him for the interview. Our last episode with Jared just wasn’t enough time so he’s back to give us some technical specs on flying the CRJ as a regional pilot.  Infinite Flight regular Joe Reilly also joined us today so enjoy as we have some fun and other week of FlightCast!

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Episode featured photo of CRJ used with permission courtesy of Jan Jasinski.

Oct 26 2016

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Rank #16: Episode 46 – Southern Fly Girl

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To continue our Women in Aviation series, this week we were delighted to chat with Southern Fly Girl; aviator, blogger, photographer, mom, and cancer survivor, Angela Sells. Angela has an awesome outlook on live and has a wonderful passion for aviation that we’re excited to share with all of you. She is an avid aviation photographer and you can check out her photos on Instagram @southernflygirl.

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Apr 19 2017

49mins

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Rank #17: Episode 36 – Aboard The C-130

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This week on FlightCast, welcome aboard the iconic, Lockheed C-130 Hercules! Retired United States Coast Guard Senior Chief, Neal Denton (who happens to also be Skyhawk Heavy’s father) joins Mark and I for a feature chat on the latest addition to the Infinite Flight fleet, the C-130. There is always a lot of excitement around the release of a new aircraft into the Simulator, and to celebrate this release we invited Senior Chief Denton to share some stories from his time serving on this amazing bird.

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Dec 07 2016

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Rank #18: Episode 52 – The Art of Alaska

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For Bob Thompson and John Hume, the Art of Alaska isn’t captured fully unless it involves aviation. Flying has been a vital part of the history of Alaska, and these two guys and their families are no exception to that.  Their artwork pays tribute to aircraft and aviators as well as the majestic beauty of the Alaskan landscape. Join us this week as Bob and John share their stories with Jason and Mark.

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Jul 12 2017

52mins

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Rank #19: Episode 48 – Deon Mitton

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FlightCast is thrilled to welcome private fixed wing, rotor wing, and seaplane commercial pilot, Deon Mitton. If that wasn’t enough, Deon is also a very talented aviation photographer. We asked him if he would join us on FlightCast for a feature chat about his flying adventures as well as provide some tips on what makes a great aviation photograph.  Deon’s passion for aviation is palpable and inspiring.

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We would love to encourage you to check out Deon on Patreon. By becoming a patron, you’ll have access to exclusive content but more importantly, will help Deon to keep creating this amazing content.  Here’s a snippet from his account profile:

Many of you have asked : How did you do that?  As a supporter, you will have exclusive access to photography tutorials.  My 1 minute “how to” Aviation Photography tutorials, will show you how I work. In addition, as a patreon, you’ll get access to select pieces of my art for virtually free.   As a bonus, you’ll be entered into each prize drawing. Your support allows me to share my passion for aviation, and to inspire the next generation of aviators.

To get more information or to become a patron, check out Deon’s Patreon account. Here are some recent photos from Deon, which you can find on his Instagram Account as well!

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May 17 2017

58mins

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Rank #20: Episode 50 – My Aviation History

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To celebrate FlightCast’s 50th episode, we’re diving into my aviation history with the help of my Grandmother, Donna “Nanny” Ketcheson. Nanny and I made her famous spaghetti, and sat down for conversation so I could learn more about the aviators in our family’s past. From my Grandfather and his float planes, to my great Grandfather who flew the Avro Lancaster and Short Sterling in WWII, our chat will engage aviation enthusiasts and history buffs alike.

Aviation History in Photographs

Jun 14 2017

35mins

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