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Soaring the sky is an aviation podcast all about the adventures of flying sailplanes. Join Chuck as he shares his adventures and talks with other aviators around the globe. Join us to hear more about this sport we call soaring !

Soaring the sky is an aviation podcast all about the adventures of flying sailplanes. Join Chuck as he shares his adventures and talks with other aviators around the globe. Join us to hear more about this sport we call soaring !
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Soaring the sky is an aviation podcast all about the adventures of flying sailplanes. Join Chuck as he shares his adventures and talks with other aviators around the globe. Join us to hear more about this sport we call soaring !

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English


Episodes

Bruno Vassel Interview

5/15/2019
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Join us on this episode as we chat with Bruno Vassel, a gentleman you may know from his youtube video's of soaring. He also was interviewed on the weather channel as well as recently being part of the SSA webinars. Bruno has competed in sailplane competitions as well as hosting competitions. He loves to share his love of soaring and talked with Chuck about his journey and some of his many adventures in the air. you can see his youtube channel at www.youtube.com/user/bviv enjoy and Welcome to...

Duration:00:17:26

I need more G's! : An aerobatic pilots story

5/8/2019
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Today we jump in the cockpit with an aerobatic pilot Laura Radigan as she walks us through a day in the life of a aerobatic pilot. Laura has her powered license as well as her glider license. She has a power glider rating as well as a seaplane rating. Laura has competed in the nationals and will be soon competing in the World Aerobatic competition. Join us now for episode 12 on soaring The Sky !

Duration:00:34:42

Adventures and finding a way to fly

4/28/2019
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Today we find we find ourselves near the southern edge of the Mendocino mountains in northern California. Ted Reynolds talks to us about his journey to soaring and some of his adventures in the air. Join us now for episode 11 on Soaring the sky ! You can check out some pictures he sent us by going to our website www.soaringthesky.com

Duration:00:21:32

Third Generation Pilot : Olivia's Story

4/9/2019
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Join Us as we talk to a young lady that is following in her Grandfather and fathers footsteps. She is a power rated pilot as well as a glider pilot that loves everything about flying. Olivia shares her stories with us now on soaring the sky !

Duration:00:10:58

Perlan II Project Pilot Interview

3/30/2019
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Today we sit down with Miguel Iturmendi a test pilot with the perlan II Project as he shares his soaring adventures. Sit back and enjoy hearing his story as we soar to new heights on soaring the sky !

Duration:00:26:53

Soaring through the lens of a glider pilot

3/19/2019
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In this episode meet Joe Capra ! A power rated pilot as well as a glider pilot and time lapse photographer. Join us as we talk to Joe as he shares his story behind the lens and under the canopy. From taking pictures in Iceland to soaring in big thermals in California we bring you episode 7 ! Enjoy !

Duration:00:23:25

Finding wave in Tampa Bay

3/10/2019
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On this episode our guest is Bruce Patton From Sunny Florida ! Bruce is a Tow pilot as well as a Glider Pilot instructor. Today Bruce shares some of his unusual flights in Florida and other parts of the country. Bruce and Chuck also talk about the pros and cons of Commercial operations and Club operations. Join us now for Episode 6 on Soaring The Sky !

Duration:00:16:52

Grass Strips and Glass Ships

3/1/2019
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Join Chuck and today's Guest Chris Snyder from the Merlin Soaring Association in Richmond Virginia ! Chris shares how he discovered gliders after flying powered and shares some interesting stories from his first ride to buying his first glider. Join us now for Soaring the Sky !

Duration:00:21:44

I found a thermal !

2/19/2019
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Join Chuck in this episode as he talks about how his aviation story started and how this podcast got its wings. We also talk with Dan about glider flight simulators and the benefits of them. Join us now on Soaring the sky !

Duration:00:19:03

Cross winds Turbulence and Ridge running

2/9/2019
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Join Chuck and his guest Dan as he shares his soaring adventures.In this episode a bumpy start for his first Glider ride. The importance of flight training and tips to get your aviation adventure off the ground ! Also in this episode your feedback. Join us now for Soaring The Sky !

Duration:00:19:56

Crop dusters Tail dragers and gliders

1/31/2019
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Join Chris and I as he talks about his aviation adventure ! from The Air Force to Flying young Eagles to towing gliders.

Duration:00:27:31

Soaring the sky

1/19/2019
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Hi I'm Chuck your host for soaring the Sky ! In this episode a glider pilot with over 30 years of experience joins me to share his story. Landing out on his first guest ride ! He also shares with us other adventures in the air.

Duration:00:17:40