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Your Aviation Audio Magazine - A unique view... from both sides of the mic!Welcome! My name is Brandon Gonzales, I’m an Air Traffic Tower Controller at a busy General Aviation airport, but I also have a 25 year background in aviation as a Pilot, Flight Instructor, Aircraft Salesman, Ramper for a 2 major Airlines, FBO Line Serviceman, Plane Crash Survivor, and now Aviation Podcaster. My goal is to serve the aviation community at large, and to help you in your aviation endeavors, no matter wha ...
 
Modern, engaging, and unique, Aviation LO Down is the official podcast of David Lombardo, also known by his operating initials, LO. Full of the passion, humor, and the famous improvisational style found on many of his past social media projects, Aviation LO Down features fascinating interviews and soundbites from across the industry in an exciting and energy-fueled format anyone can enjoy. A podcast that explores not just flying, but the art and science of what makes people in aviation tick. ...
 
Welcome to the podcast, Full PreFrontal: Exposing the Mysteries of Executive Function hosted by Sucheta Kamath. Executive Function is a core set of cognitive skills that allow humans to focus attention, block out distractions, plan ahead, stay engaged, temper emotions, and think flexibly while creatively solving problems to fulfill personal and social goals. The prefrontal cortex region of the brain, which governs Executive Function, is often compared to an air traffic control system at a bu ...
 
A podcast for Professional Pilots, by Professional Pilots. Join hosts Dylan and Max, both professional pilots with backgrounds in Flight Instructing, Airlines, and Business Aviation, on their quest to improve as travelers, pilots, and professionals. Expect to find interesting conversations with industry experts in a variety of aviation fields, thought-provoking discussions on hot topics, and hilarious stories from the (sometimes) wild aviation industry. Whether you’re corporate, airline, cha ...
 
Welcome to the Level Plane Field podcast, a platform where aviation and finances meet. Host David Yu will be interviewing guests from all of the different careers in aviation who can help us explore how each career impacts a family’s personal finances and lifestyle.David Yu is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioner who loves helping people make smart, lasting financial decisions. He runs a financial planning firm, based in Southern California, and has extensive experience working with c ...
 
The Voyage Report: where you get the scoop on travel! This podcast introduces listeners to globetrotters, explorers, current travel topics and trends, tips and tricks, and destinations around the world. Subscribe, review, and share to support our original content from our team of journalists. Thank you for listening and visit us at VoyageReport.com. Bon voyage!
 
[We have episodes in German and English] How do scientists uncover phenomena and explain their connections? How do engineers design machines, methods and infrastructure? At omega tau, experts give detailed answers. Over the last ten years, we have produced 300 episodes in which we dug deeper, until we ran out of questions. Join us on our journey through the world of science and engineering: the closer you look and listen, the more interesting things get.
 
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Ever wondered what it’s like being an Air Traffic Controller? In this episode Ian Robinson (a.k.a. iRobbo on AFF), who has been an Air Traffic Controller for almost 30 years, talks to Matt about what the job involves, the training required and what it’s like dealing with a mid-air emergency from on the ground. Also in this episode, Matt discusses R…
 
Steve Pemberton is an Aussie seaplane pilot with years of seaplane experience. Mostly flying and instructing on the Twin Otters in the Maldives, Steve has just recently been stood down from his airline job, only to return to the float world, taking up the chief pilot position at the struggling Air Whitsunday. After the company was recently purchase…
 
Legend has it that after forgetting the lyrics to one of her well rehearsed songs during a concert at New York’s Central Park, celebrated singer and actress, Barbra Streisand, lost her confidence. Petrified by the embarrassment and riddled with anxiety, Streisand withdrew from public performances for almost 36 years. Clearly, a bad experience can l…
 
Remember back probably in middle school when we learned all about Venn diagrams? You know, the circles. Each one represents a characteristic, and where they overlap, you have the thing that the marketing department is probably looking for… But when it comes to aviation one that always keeps coming up is men, women, and pilots. Not all men are pilot…
 
Flybuys Chief Operating Officer Phil Hawkins knows a thing or two about loyalty. He was with Flybuys right back when the Australian loyalty program launched in 1994! In this episode of AFF on AIR, Phil joins Matt to discuss all aspects of the Flybuys program including its partnership with Velocity Frequent Flyer and why targeted offers are so criti…
 
Building up tens of thousands of hours spraying fields in New South Wales Australia, Craig Patton has done most things as an agricultural pilot. After 20 years, Craig wanted to turn his skills into those of a fire bombing pilot, and now spends his days travelling between Australia and America to fight the worlds harshest fires on the Air Tractor Fi…
 
Imagine being more than 2,500 feet above the ground; with no harness, no ropes and no safety equipment. Alex Hannold scaled Yosemite’s El Capitan solo, seemingly effortlessly and with great command over the rock. The most remarkable aspect of the near impossible feat of accomplishment is Alex’s grit, a strength-based psychological skill that propel…
 
Nachdem wir in Episode 349 die Konstruktion von Großkranen bei Liebherr behandelt haben, betrachten wir nun deren Einsatz. Ich habe die Firma Wiesbauer bei der Arbeit mit ihrem nagelneuen Liebherr LR 11000 im Rahmen der Bahnbaustelle in Affalterbach. Ich berichte vom Einhub eines Betonfundaments sowie einer neuen Brücke. Außerdem spreche ich mit de…
 
The guys thank Jace M and Dustin B for their support then discuss training contracts in business aviation // More listener emails from EP39, an Australian pilot checks in, and a good pilot guitar story // Alaskan bush pilot Liz calls in to explain the ins and outs of flying piston airplanes year 'round in Alaska [28:57] // We cover a myriad of topi…
 
Everyone loves seaplanes, but these aircraft that instagram user @cessnateur Jason McDowell has selected as his top 10 most unique seaplanes will blow you away! From nuclear bomb dropping jets, to 737 sized flying boats and single seat toys, the list has something for everyone. Jason has an incredible knowledge of aircraft and their history. He goe…
 
Every Halloween, when the late-night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel invites parents to video tape lying to their children having eaten all of their Halloween candy, it never fails to produce funny, hilarious, and some heart-wrenching videos of kids having officially lost their mind over the prank. However, it’s truly astonishing to find a kid or two w…
 
Durch den Klimawandel kommt es in Deutschland immer häufiger zu Dürren und Starkregenereignissen. Darauf muss auch die Stadtplanung reagieren. Ich spreche mit Bernhard Fischer, der lange am Bundesinstitut für Bau-, Stadt- und Raumforschung tätig war, über Wasserverbrauch, Starkregen, Versickerung, Dachbegrünung und über Studien und staatliche Initi…
 
Eder would sit in the cockpit with his father as a little boy, dreaming of following in his footsteps to become a firebombing pilot! After working very hard to achieve this goal, Eder is now the Chief Pilot at Saab Special Flight Operations in Sweden, sharing his wealth of firebombing knowledge to other parts of the world. His aircraft of choice, t…
 
The guys thank Erik G and Jeremy M for their support then discuss a couple of interesting posts from pilot social media // We read listener emails in response to episode 39's interview with Lynsey Howell [11:15] // Straight talk with Ted: What's the deal with pilots who bring guitars on trips? [28:46] // [40:25] // Training: Dylan reviews FlightSaf…
 
After being told he was "not keen enough" for a career in the Air Force, Chad Banfield has enjoyed a 30 plus year career in aviation including a long time enjoying the seaplane lifestyle. He has waited patiently for over 3 years for his dream start at Air Whitsunday flying Beaver's and Caravan's to finding himself in the open air Ag Cat floatplane.…
 
“The builder said he was very sorry” writes Louis Sachar in the introduction to his children’s book, where instead of building a school one-story high with thirty classrooms, he ends up building a thirty stories high Wayside School with one classroom per floor. Readers discover that, none the less, the stories from such a strange and silly place ar…
 
As the music promises, you know who’s here. The one, the only Chad Fortenberry, but with a twist! And that’s because today we’re answering your questions, A few thoughtful listeners, all Patrons in this case, sent in some stuff, and instead of just hearing my thoughts, you get Chad’s too, and between the two of us, you might just get an answer! Spe…
 
Ich spreche mit Dr. Sabine Wurmehl vom Leibniz-Institut für Festkörper und Werkstoffforschung Dresden darüber, was Kristalle überhaupt sind, warum man spezielle Kristalle herstellen möchte, wie man dabei vorgeht und was man dann mit den Ergebnissen macht. Ein Schwerpunkt des Gesprächs liegt dabei auf den verschiedenen Verfahren zur Kristallzüchtung…
 
Next week, the Australian government will increase the number of Australians that can arrive each week from 4,000 to around 6,000 people. This is a welcome step forward and will definitely help to clear the backlog of Australians stranded overseas. But with at least 24,000 Australians currently registered as stranded – and perhaps closer to 100,000…
 
As a ten year old boy, Ron went on a short joy flight in a C185 amphibian floatplane. As they came into land on the water, Ron had no idea he was moments away from taking his last breath in the baggage compartment of an upturned, sinking aircraft. Flying as a young commercial pilot, Pat was flying the company C206 on a busy, blue skied day at the G…
 
Napoleon Hill once said, “strength and growth comes from continuous struggle and effort,” but what about those who struggle to know how best to direct their effort during the ongoing struggle? Children and adults with ADHD suffer from this exact problem which makes it hard for them to find their voice, fit in, and fully flourish with all the gifts …
 
The guys thank Philip B for a donation and dig into the mailbag // Dr. Tom Faulkner, AME explains why pilots can't participate in vaccine trials and shares his opinion on pilots getting the COVID-19 vaccine [13:05] // Lynsey Howell, professional pilot and career coach, tells her aviation story [25:18] // We discuss Lynsey's study of 50 successful f…
 
Tropic Ocean Airways is becoming the worlds fastest growing seaplane airline, and after talking to Rob Ceravolo on episode 12, it's understandable. Joshua Maddox always thought he was going to go down the normal airline route but joining Tropic has changed his idea about the "career" flying job, and can't see him ever leaving the company that see's…
 
Solving BIG problems requires big thinking. John Wooden once said, “Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.” Even though preparing children to take charge of their learning and their future happens in the classrooms, in actuality, it is set in motion through the mission and vision of personal and institutional leadership; with…
 
Ich habe mich mit Oberstleutnant Hans-Joachim Rösen unterhalten, der die SAR Leitstelle Münster leitet. Dort werden die Einsätze der SAR-Hubschrauber des Heeres koordiniert, und dort laufen auch die Alarmierungen durch ELTs auf. Wir sprechen über die Alarmierungskette, die Rolle von ELTs und PLBs, die Lokalisierung des Wracks, sowie die eingesetzte…
 
On 4 September 2020, Virgin Australia creditors voted to approve the airline’s sale to U.S. private equity firm Bain Capital for $3.5 billion. This was the final major hurdle in bringing Virgin Australia out of voluntary administration and avoiding liquidation. The sale is expected to be completed by the end of October. So, how did Virgin Australia…
 
Ben Shipps has one of the most inspiring stories out there. Born with a growth anomaly with his arms, Ben has broke through barrier after barrier to follow his aviation and seaplane dreams, becoming the President of one of the worlds busiest floatplane schools! Everyone knows about Jack Brown's and finally I have a guest on to talk cubs and floatpl…
 
How to nurture a healthy relationship with life experiences, particularly undesirable, uncomfortable or unfavorable ones, is best captured in Pema Chodron’s quote “Nothing ever goes away until it teaches us what we need to know.” However, setbacks may lead to more setbacks for those with under-developed executive function including a lack of self-a…
 
The guys discuss how to handle a cancellation on a contract trip // Featured Furloughed Flyer Chris shares his perspective and experience surviving a previous furlough by turning to long haul trucking // James and Jason from Raven Careers with tangible steps on what to do if you're getting furloughed // Dylan and Max share hilarious and cringeworth…
 
None of us are fans of being bored; a state often marked by restlessness and mild forms of agitation. That’s why we all try and avoid the angst that seems to be associated with boredom. But surprisingly, scientists who study the brain, suggest that boredom isn’t too bad for us, but rather the brain’s nudge to get out of that state, take action, and…
 
Just recently, photos circulated the internet about a DC-3 being reinstalled on its amphibious EDO floats after 14 years without them. I tracked down Jakob McKenney, who is writing a book all about the history of the DC-3 and C-47 amphibian floatplanes. He shares some incredible stories about the aircraft and the unique floats they sit on. https://…
 
What’s Narrative? No, honestly what is it. And why the heck are we talking about it on an aviation podcast?! Well, because I’m repurposing content from another thing I do. No, I’m kidding… Sort of. Narrative affects everything we hear. It’s that thing news outlets have that affects how they’re going to spin a story. And if you ask me, it’s a bummer…
 
You won't find anyone more passionate about seaplane safety and enjoyment than Steve McCaughey, in fact the guy was married in the back of a Grumman Albatross mid air! He shares his journey into the wonderful world of floats and into his current role as SPA President. http://www.seaplanes.org Complete a survey about On the Step to help it grow! htt…
 
Humanity has always been exposed to potentially catastrophic risks that might endanger the continued existence of humanity. Asteroid impacts or supervolcano eruptions come to mind. But since about the invention of the atomic bomb, humanity has been able to wipe itself out, adding self-made existential risks to the natural ones. Oxford philosopher T…
 
Humanity has always been exposed to potentially catastrophic risks that might endanger the continued existence of humanity. Asteroid impacts or supervolcano eruptions come to mind. But since about the invention of the atomic bomb, humanity has been able to wipe itself out, adding self-made existential risks to the natural ones. Oxford philosopher T…
 
2020 has been a tough year for many Australian tourism businesses. But few parts of Australia have been affected as badly as Kangaroo Island in South Australia. The island was still recovering from a disastrous summer bushfire season, which destroyed almost half the island, when the coronavirus crisis hit. With borders now closed, the island’s econ…
 
I've been flying seaplanes for over 10 years now (nothing compared to some of my amazing guests) but now I share with you my own story with a good mate of mine in the hosting seat. Hear about my entry into seaplanes, progressing into one of Australia's most iconic seaplane operation, living in Hanoi Vietnam flying Cessna Caravans on floats, and fin…
 
Emotions are the heartbeat of human existence and the human drama that is full of anxiety, sadness, anger, fury, joy, or love feels like we are either riding a roller-coaster or floating gently in a boat that’s in a calm and placid lake. Emotions that disrupt our relationship with the world require regulation, but conventional wisdom approaches mig…
 
Connor shares stories about his career getting into seaplanes, leading up to his dream job as a Goose pilot for Wilderness Seaplanes. He talks all about his family ties to the Goose including the incredible story about his grandfather flying the same aircraft Connor flies today. Connor also shares the day to day life of a Goose pilot flying up the …
 
Max reveals his latest career pivot | We discuss how often BizAv pilots should check on their airplane during maintenance | Mike Healey joins us as our first Featured Furloughed Pilot | What happens when you drop a firearm in a C-17 lav with Matthew | Mike tells us tails from the glory days at America West and the early years at SWA | Dave relays a…
 
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