On the latest episode of EAA’s The Green Dot podcast, the crew was joined by National Aviation Hall of Famer Joe Engle. Joe recounted several fascinating stories from his legendary aviation career as a test pilot and astronaut, including his time spent flying the X-15 and the space shuttle, just two of the nearly 200 types of aircraft he’s flown.
On the latest episode of EAA’s The Green Dot podcast, the crew was joined by U.S. Navy fighter pilot Meagan Flannigan. Meagan shared the roots of her aviation career, what it was like to rise through the ranks of the Navy, and plenty of other stories that should have listeners laughing nearly as hard as the hosts of the podcast were thanks to her candor and charisma.
On the latest episode of EAA’s The Green Dot podcast, the crew was joined by Dr. Jennifer Levasseur, museum curator of the space history department at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. The resulting conversation covered everything from Jennifer’s entrance into her field to different kinds of space toilets, which is a popular topic at the Smithsonian.
Ken Strmiska, EAA’s vice president of philanthropy and donor stewardship, joined The Green Dot crew for the newest episode of the podcast. Ken spoke about his first experiences with aviation, how he came to love it, and why he enjoys his work ensuring that the various programs and initiatives EAA uses to carry out its mission are monetarily possible.
On the latest episode of EAA’s The Green Dot podcast, the crew was joined by Sebastien Heintz, president and CEO of Zenith Aircraft Company. Zenith turned 25 this year, and Sebastien, EAA Lifetime 386637, spoke at length about the past, present, and future of his builder-friendly kit-building company, plus the deep connection it has with EAA.
On the latest episode of EAA’s The Green Dot podcast, the crew was joined by Thomas Baron and Justin Zhou, two of the winners of the 2017 Founder’s Innovation Prize. Their award-winning idea, the Remora System, uses a pod mounted under the wing to send airspeed and angle of attack to a head-mounted display for pilots to have access to the data without having to turn their head unnecessarily.
On the newest episode of EAA’s The Green Dot podcast, the team was joined by Adam and Kara White to discuss the variety of aviation projects they work on, including films and a book Kara wrote entitled My Very Dearest Anna, which explores letters her grandfather and grandmother exchanged while he served during World War II.
On the most recent episode of EAA’s The Green Dot podcast, the team was joined by legendary aircraft designer and EAA board member Richard VanGrunsven to discuss the history of Van’s Aircraft, the most popular RV models, and why flying an RV brings that signature grin to a pilot’s face.
On the latest episode of EAA’s The Green Dot podcast, the crew sat down with Radek Wyrzykowski, EAA IMC program manager and president and founder of the IMC Club, to discuss the differences between IMC and VMC flying, the importance of learning how to handle both sets of circumstances, and the beginnings of the IMC Club.