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There are so many fascinating stories to be told about unique and timeless aviation. Take a listen to some of them on this unique and timeless aviation podcast - the Preferred Altitude Podcast. Produced by PreferredAltitude.com - Preferred Altitude, LLC.

There are so many fascinating stories to be told about unique and timeless aviation. Take a listen to some of them on this unique and timeless aviation podcast - the Preferred Altitude Podcast. Produced by PreferredAltitude.com - Preferred Altitude, LLC.
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There are so many fascinating stories to be told about unique and timeless aviation. Take a listen to some of them on this unique and timeless aviation podcast - the Preferred Altitude Podcast. Produced by PreferredAltitude.com - Preferred Altitude, LLC.

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English


Episodes

22 – Sport Pilot Flies to Oshkosh (2018)

7/14/2019
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We talk with Joey Shreve, who’s a relatively new Sport Pilot. Joey flew in to Airventure Oshkosh 2018 for the first time in his 1946 Ercoupe 415-C. Talking with Joey is a fantastic example of how Oshkosh is more than airplanes. There’s so many interesting people to meet there too! Joey shares his adventure of … Continue reading 22 – Sport Pilot Flies to Oshkosh (2018)

Duration:00:26:26

21 – 11,898 Miles to Oshkosh

7/7/2019
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If you’ve experienced Airventure Oshkosh before, you might have heard some stories of the long distances people have traveled to get there. Well, I’ve never heard of a longer distance than what Glen Towler traveled: 11,898 miles. Glen is from New Zealand, and on this episode we talk about a lot of interesting things: what … Continue reading 21 – 11,898 Miles to Oshkosh

Duration:00:27:50

20 – Cherokees to Oshkosh

6/28/2019
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One of the many amazing things to see at AirVenture Oshkosh are the “mass arrivals”. The large group arrivals of one type of aircraft. One of those mass arrivals involves Piper Cherokees. They even have a group called “Cherokees to Oshkosh”, and I was fortunate to view part of a “mini-clinic”. A “mini-clinic” is a … Continue reading 20 – Cherokees to Oshkosh

Duration:00:31:16

19 – Aerolite 103

6/19/2019
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On this episode we spend some time talking about the Aerolite 103, an aircraft that is in the “Part 103” Ultralight world of aviation. Dennis Carley talks about how much fun the Aerolite 103 is to fly, tells about it’s performance, how you can build it, or even buy it fully assembled and ready to … Continue reading 19 – Aerolite 103

Duration:00:22:43

18 – Culver Props – The Story Behind Their Wooden Propellers

6/8/2019
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Have you ever wondered how a wooden propeller is made? Alaina Lewis from Culver Props will show you how she does it on Facebook and Instagram. In detail. And it’s fascinating. Alaina is a third generation maker of beautiful wooden propellers for experimental aircraft. Once you hear this podcast, hear about her family’s aviation history, … Continue reading 18 – Culver Props – The Story Behind Their Wooden Propellers

Duration:00:25:19

17 – WWI Replicas to the F-15

3/30/2019
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An extraordinary range of experiences in aviation! This is a visit from Sun ‘n Fun 2018 with Retired United States Air Force Colonels Blake and Sandy Thomas. This husband and wife team have built not one, but two replica WWI aircraft together…along with a 200 MPH RV-7. Amazing, right? Well, there’s even more. You’ll also … Continue reading 17 – WWI Replicas to the F-15

Duration:00:46:07

16 – Aerial Application, Cessna 185, Warbirds and More!

2/28/2019
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You’re about to hear a conversation with Matt Brignac who talks about some very interesting and unique areas of aviation. Matt’s an Aerial Applicator from Mississippi who also has, as a traveling airplane for him and his family, a Cessna 185 with a belly pod. We’ll learn about number of things: what people used to … Continue reading 16 – Aerial Application, Cessna 185, Warbirds and More!

Duration:00:36:13

15 – Why We Fly

2/15/2019
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We talk with Mike Harris of the “Why We Fly” podcast, and we talk about that exact topic. Why do we fly? We talk about how we can help people, who don’t have much exposure to general aviation, understand how fantastic general aviation is. This episode was recorded at Sun ‘n Fun 2018 under the … Continue reading 15 – Why We Fly

Duration:00:24:48

14 – Mutt Muffs

1/24/2019
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If you’re a pilot, and if you have a dog (even if you don’t take your dog flying), you’ve probably noticed a unique product in the aviation world called “Mutt Muffs”. Mutt Muffs are hearing protection for dogs (and cats). On this episode we visit with Shelly McGuire, the founder of Mutt Muffs. You’ll hear … Continue reading 14 – Mutt Muffs

Duration:00:19:08

13 – Piper-Stinson

9/25/2018
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You’ve probably heard of Stinson aircraft before, and you’ve probably heard of Piper aircraft before, but have you ever heard of a Piper-Stinson? Most people haven’t heard of a Piper-Stinson airplane, and I think you’re going to enjoy learning more about this unique aircraft, and the story behind Mike and Sasha White, the husband and … Continue reading 13 – Piper-Stinson

Duration:00:30:13

12 – Aerobatics and US National Aerobatic Competition with Aaron McCartan

6/2/2018
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There are so many unique stories in our amazing world of aviation, and this episode highlights one of those stories. I had the opportunity to sit down with Aaron McCartan, a pilot who really enjoys aerobatics. This interview was recorded in October of 2017, shortly after Aaron had competed in the United States National Aerobatic … Continue reading 12 – Aerobatics and US National Aerobatic Competition with Aaron McCartan

Duration:00:50:53

11 – Nicholas-Beazley Airplane Company

3/8/2018
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Have you ever heard of the Nicholas-Beazley Airplane Company before? Until recently, neither had I, and it may be the most fascinating aviation story I had never heard of. It’s a very unique aviation story about a small town in Missouri that, for a period of time, was an incredible intersection of aviation involving well … Continue reading 11 – Nicholas-Beazley Airplane Company

Duration:00:23:39

10 – Brodhead Airport’s Kelch Aviation Museum

1/24/2018
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If you’re into timeless grassroots aviation, you might have heard of a little airport in a small town in southern Wisconsin. Brodhead, Wisconsin. And if you haven’t heard of Brodhead, Wisconsin, I think you’ll want to listen to this podcast and find out more. This small airport in this small Wisconsin town could be described … Continue reading 10 – Brodhead Airport’s Kelch Aviation Museum

Duration:00:36:01

09 – Unique and Special Airport in Dickson County Tennessee

12/6/2017
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In aviation there are so many unique and special airports, and so many unique and special people. The airport you’ll hear about in this episode is more than airplanes, it’s about building relationships with people. Walter Ferguson is the Deputy Director of Operations at the Dickson County Municipal Airport in Tennessee. He’s one of the … Continue reading 09 – Unique and Special Airport in Dickson County Tennessee

Duration:00:20:06

08 – Hummel Aircraft

11/8/2017
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If you’re familiar with homebuilt and experimental aircraft you’ve probably heard of the Hummel Bird. It’s definitely a unique aircraft in the history of aviation. While the Hummel Bird has been around for some time now, Hummel Aviation today actually has a number of aircraft available. And like so much of aviation, there’s some great … Continue reading 08 – Hummel Aircraft

Duration:00:36:23

07 – Rotorcraft and the Popular Rotorcraft Association

10/23/2017
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What’s a gyroplane? How does it relate to Mentone, Indiana? What does PRA stand for? All of this is yet another depth to unique and timeless aviation, it’s yet another community within aviation, and yet another aviation story that I think you’ll find interesting. This episode is about rotorcraft and the Popular Rotorcraft Association. Link … Continue reading 07 – Rotorcraft and the Popular Rotorcraft Association

Duration:00:13:00

06 – Commemorative Air Force Minnesota Wing

10/3/2017
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A B-25 bomber you can actually climb into and get a ride in, an L-17 under restoration, a motorpool of historic military vehicles, a museum of fascinating military artifacts…and more historic airplanes! On this episode we learn about the Commemorative Air Force Minnesota Wing, based in South St. Paul at the Fleming Field airport. It’s … Continue reading 06 – Commemorative Air Force Minnesota Wing

Duration:00:35:56

05 – The Swift

9/16/2017
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In aviation, type clubs are a fairly common thing, but to have a type club own the type certificate for the aircraft and build a new museum to honor the legacy of that aircraft, is frankly extraordinary. It is a story very much worth sharing. This episode is about “The Swift”. Link to the Swift … Continue reading 05 – The Swift

Duration:00:41:38

04 – Ercoupe Racing

8/31/2017
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When most aviation people hear the phrase “Ercoupe Racing”, they may pause, they may chuckle a bit, and they’re usually quite intrigued and want to know more. William Dubois pilots “Race 53”, the Ercoupe in “Ercoupe Racing”, and he races that Ercoupe in the Sport Air Racing League. What I think you’re going to find … Continue reading 04 – Ercoupe Racing

Duration:00:46:24

03 – Glenn Curtiss and the Glenn Curtiss Museum

7/21/2017
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What do the aileron, the “fastest man alive” on a motorcycle, and the P-40 Warhawk have in common? They all trace back to a fascinating person in aviation history that you may have heard of before, but I wonder if you know how fascinating his story really is. This episode is about Glenn Curtiss and … Continue reading 03 – Glenn Curtiss and the Glenn Curtiss Museum

Duration:00:44:40