Flight 143 - A Good Foundation is Key
Squawk Ident
by Av8rTony
3d ago
recorded on 12FEB2024 Welcome aboard Flight 143 of the Squawk Ident Podcast - A Good Foundation is Key On today’s flight Rob, Alex, and I discuss go-arounds and when you should do them, and how the FAA is pushing back on the potential age 67 rule. We also have the honor in speaking with a guest who started his aviation career at Seneca College in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, where he earned himself a bachelors in Aviation Technology in Flight. After being selected into the Jazz Cadet Program, he successfully completed the program and was offered a position as a first officer on the Dash8 100/300 ..read more
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Flight 142 - Aviation Networking
Squawk Ident
by Av8rTony
1M ago
recorded on 14JAN2024 Welcome aboard Flight 142 of the Squawk Ident Podcast, Aviation Networking. On today’s flight Alex D and I discuss winter flight schedules, how NOT to show up for an interview, and the best ways to get your airline application looked at. We also have the honor in speaking with a guest who has work experience on both sides of the cockpit door. All this and more on this, the 142nd episode of the Squawk Ident Podcast.   ’ Please visit ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Av8rtony.com⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ for more show content, audio archives, cover art, Squawk Ident gear, audio feedback, a ..read more
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Flight 141 - Say Again
Squawk Ident
by Av8rTony
2M ago
recorded on 15DEC2023 On today’s flight, as we approach the end of 2023, we celebrate Season 5’s final flight. Captain Roger, Alex D., Terry S., and Av8rTony discuss the required flexibility of Part 91 & 135 schedules vs. airline schedules, temporary duty assignments and commuting, 750hrs at Sandpiper, distractions of tech, and the inevitability of the age 67 ruling. So stay with us as we run our final checklists as we prepare to push off the gate. Flight 141 of the Squawk Ident Podcast is underway. ref: The case for letting older airline pilots keep flying Please visit ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠A ..read more
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Flight 140 - Flying High
Squawk Ident
by Av8rTony
3M ago
Recorded on 30OCT2023 Welcome aboard Flight 140 of the Squawk Ident Podcast - Flying High.  On today’s flight we visit with almost all of the Squawk Ident Crew, on the same flight. We discuss a range of topics from low visibility take-offs, pilot hiring, and how to show up prepared to an interview.  We also discuss international charts, the NOS vs Jeppesen debate , and Mental Health breakdowns and the stigma to ask for help.  So stay with us as we run our final checklists as we prepare to push off the gate. Flight 140 of the Squawk Ident Podcast is officially underway. Ple ..read more
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Flight 139 - Airline Retirement
Squawk Ident | An Aviation Podcast
by Av8rTony
5M ago
recorded on 26SEP2023 Welcome aboard Flight 139 of the Squawk Ident Podcast - Airline Retirement On today’s flight, we will be joined by a wide body captain that has recently flown his final flight as a commercial airline pilot. After 38 years of flying the line, he has hung up his Captain’s hat for a final time. He joins us today to explain the retirement process at an airline, how he has handled the transition, and if we are lucky enough, he will tell us about some of the highlights from his illustrious journey in aviation. We also hear from Captain Rob’s medical emergency diversion, and A ..read more
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Flight 138 - Professionalism in the Profession
Squawk Ident | An Aviation Podcast
by Av8rTony
6M ago
Recorded on 22AUG2023 Welcome on board Flight 138 of the Squawk Ident Podcast - Professionalism in the Profession. On today’s flight, I am grateful to sit down with some amazing pilots and Squawk Ident co-hosts to discuss the profession of aviation. We will catch up with Captain Rob, Terry, Alex, and Av8rTony. Together, we discuss professionalism in the profession, PLM, the FAA's focus on personal devices, and the retirement numbers within the industry.  We also discuss some recent events that have many of us scratching our heads. From axe wielding Captains, to pilots collapsing due to ..read more
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Flight 137 - Emotional Intelligence
Squawk Ident
by Av8rTony
7M ago
recorded on 05AUG2023 Welcome on board Flight 137 of the Squawk Ident Podcast - Emotional Intelligence On today’s flight, I have the privilege to sit down with one of Legacy Airline’s newest First Officers.  Together, we will discover how his journey in aviation started in Honduras and has led him to become a Legacy Airbus pilot. We welcome First Officer Gorki to the show today. We recount our time together at long term Airbus flight training, and we discuss the process from interview to check ride.  We also discuss captain PAs and how what you say can and will go viral in the cour ..read more
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Flight 136 - Cooperate to Graduate
Squawk Ident
by Av8rTony
8M ago
recorded on 09JUL2023 Welcome on board Flight 136 of the Squawk Ident Podcast - Cooperate to Graduate On today’s flight we catch up with Av8rTony, Terry, and Alex. Together we will discuss Terry's long term training, Alex’s move to the big D., and Av8rTony’s recurrent training. We also discuss the most violated FAR in aviation…Sterile Cockpit. We receive some more feedback from our very own Captain Roger! Where in the world is Captain Roger? We will find out. So stay with us as we embark on this, the 136th episode of the Squawk Ident Podcast. Cockpit Please visit ⁠⁠⁠Av8rtony.com ..read more
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Flight 135 - The Gouge
Squawk Ident
by Av8rTony
8M ago
Recorded on 14JUN2023 Welcome on board Flight 135 of the Squawk Ident Podcast - The Gouge On today’s flight we catch up with Captain Rob and Terry S. Together, we will discuss Captain Rob’s mainline Upgrade Training experiences, what was expected of him, and how it differed from his upgrade experiences at SandPiper Regional.  From CPTs and IPTs, to PLM and IOC. We hear all about Terry’s Transition Training as he prepares to transition from the B737 to the B75/76 fleet. Captain Roger sends in some audio feedback from Granada, Captain Keith takes us along with him on a walkabout around Lon ..read more
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Flight 134 - The Airline Transition
Squawk Ident
by Av8rTony
9M ago
recorded on the 29MAY2023 Welcome on board Flight 134 of the Squawk Ident Podcast - The Airline Transition On today’s flight, I am joined by Alex and Terry. Together, we discuss why anyone in their “right mind” would open a cabin door mid-flight (to let in some fresh air maybe). We also listen to some audio feedback, we hear about our first Squawk Ident meet-up, and much more. Today, we start off the show by with the privilege of having a featured guest on our show. He is a Certified Flight Instructor and former Check Pilot. He’s a former EMB-145 pilot for Sand Piper Airlines, and currently ..read more
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