EP59 - Debriefing the debrief, memory logbooks, and the Nashville fly-in
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1M ago
After talking about filming flights on the last episode, Ben, Brian, and Ted talk about debriefing flights- using a gopro as a "black box", looking at tracks, or using pen and paper. show mentions: * AAS, Taylor County Airport, Kentucky: https://www.airnav.com/airport/AAS * Ted's flight to The Dalles with views that look greenscreened: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zcY0cz5eRqM * Ted's debrief with Midlife CFII NateB: https://youtube.com/8UpDLiJmgXs * Brian's Flight Memory Logbook: https://www.newnostalgia.film/store/p/hardcover-bound-notebook * CloudAhoy, good debriefing tool: https://www.c ..read more
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EP58 - Record your flights safely, or maybe not at all
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1M ago
Many pilots are recording their flights now, whether to learning, or maybe just for content farming. Ben, Brian, and Ted talk pros and cons of filming your flights, and some ways to do it safer - if at all. Ben also talks about the Fly-In, which is in April. The "midlife compound" is in place and is filling up! Chris and Brian discussed the technical details of recording on EP1 - Why and how we record our flying: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/midlifepilotpodcast/episodes/EP1---Why-and-how-we-record-our-flying-e1940g9 Midlife Pilot Podcast Fly-In, Nashville, April 26-28 2024: https ..read more
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EP57 - Personal minimums, Spruce Goose, and Ben does Portlandia
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1M ago
Ted and Ben are in the same city and went on an adventure together, so they podcasted in the same room and talked with Brian about personal minimums: What are minimums? What is included? How to you expand them? Also, our thoughts on flying after dry spells of flying. AI takes over the intro. The Spruce Goose: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hughes_H-4_Hercules AOPA's personal minimums document: https://www.aopa.org/training-and-safety/online-learning/safety-spotlights/do-the-right-thing/personal-minimums Nashville Fly-In: https://midlifepilotnashville.mystrikingly.com/ Get merch! https://store ..read more
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EP56 - Crosswind landings and Galaga cheat codes
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Ben, Brian, and Ted share some listener feedback and talk about their experiences with crosswind landings. Brian reads from The Killing Zone, including a story from a pilot in the book. The crew finishes talking about the Nashville Fly-In, which is April 26-28 2024 at KJWN. Lodging (Midlife Central) is in the works. * The Killing Zone, 2nd edition, by Paul Craig: https://bookshop.org/book/9780071798402 * Instagram, "get an instrument rated friend!" https://www.instagram.com/reel/C1kbKh0P481/ * Galaga cheat code: https://jasoneckert.github.io/myblog/the-galaga-no-fire-cheat-mystery/ * MPP EP46 ..read more
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EP55 - Year end spectacular - icing on the vegetables
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1M ago
Ben, Brian, and Ted host a hilariously chaotic end-of-year episode, with Ben surprising Brian and Ted with snippets from the show. * Brian's "almost Brasher" Charlie vid: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5YJYFuvB_9U * Wilson Air Chattanooga: https://www.wilsonair.com/cha-chattanooga/ * EP40, The Podcast Handoff: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/midlifepilot/episodes/EP40---The-Podcast-Handoff---a-very-special-crossover-episode-e29965s * Saavy Aviation, what Ted used for AOG: https://savvyaviation.com/ * AOG, Aircraft on Ground: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aircraft_on_ground * Phantasm ..read more
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EP54 - The Sage Sells Out; Fixing Bad Habits
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Ben passed his commercial checkride, so Brian and Ted debrief (interrogate) him about the experience. The crew then talk about finding bad habits in yourself, and the value of communicating about risk to others. Finally the Nashville Meetup, aka White Claw Crawl, is discussed! See the link below for information and to signal your interest. Ron Horton, DPE: http://planevisions.com/ Nathan Ballard, CFII, helped Ben prepare: https://www.youtube.com/@NathanBallardSaferFlying "Flight", the movie with Denzel Washington flying a barbiejet inverted: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flight_(2012_film) AO ..read more
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EP53 - CFII Nathan Ballard - question everything
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CFI (and midlife pilot) Nathan Ballard joins the show to talk about instructing midlifers and answer some listener questions. CFI Nathan Ballard's great YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/@NathanBallardSaferFlying AOPA, Logging Pilot-In-Command Time: https://www.aopa.org/training-and-safety/learn-to-fly/old-pages/legacy-pages/aviation-subject-report-logging-pilot-in-command-pic-time AOPA, Logbooks and Logging Time: https://www.aopa.org/training-and-safety/learn-to-fly/old-pages/logging-cross-country-time/logbooks-and-logging-time Fellow midlife pilot 1dullgeek showing how to self-fuel a ..read more
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EP52 - Checkride binders, Fritos on fire, and Nashville Meetup announcement!
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Ben is away, so Brian and Ted wing it without him and discuss the contents of a checkride binder, announce the April 2024 Midlife Pilot Podcast meetup in Nashville, and cover a strange potpourri of aviation topics, including announcing the April 2024 Nashville meetup! Show your interest for the April 26-28 2024 Nashville meetup! https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1PMcPHe3RZdoRkC94Ed569PkUI9eB711jFCxhQDagLko/ The Midlife Pilot Podcast checkride binder contents: https://midlifepilotpodcast.com/checkride-binder/ MPP EP4, Demystifying the Private Pilot Checkride: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/s ..read more
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EP51 - Your First Solo
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EP51 - Your First Solo What's it like to solo? Ben, Brian and Ted discuss their flight training and their respective first solo flights.  We respond to listener feedback from Dan B. who asked about dealing with the jitters and doubts that inevitably pop up in every pilots journey. Brian's solo vid: https://youtu.be.com/A7ma6pvmwxM Ted's solo vid: https://youtu.be/L5EPZzUshHw OG Chris Moran's solo vid: https://www.youtu.be/0e5tfl_DpRc OG Chris Moran choosing not to fly: https://www.youtu.be/zoFxLpcd7og EP16, what are you most afraid of in flying? https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/mi ..read more
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EP49 - We've Got Information Whiskey
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1M ago
We have information whiskey ("booze news") and are ready to copy! Ben, Brian, and Ted catch up on flying adventures, talk about flight following from Delta towers, and read Keith C's story towards a second career. check out the new merch! https://store.midlifepilotpodcast.com/ --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/midlifepilotpodcast/message Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/midlifepilotpodcast/support ..read more
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