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Follow Bill as he progresses through his flight training. This is the audio only feed. The audio podcasts are NOT the same content as the video podcasts, so if you want all the content, please subscribe to both. The audio feed is more tied to the student experience, in cockpit training, with a few features and special events. The video feed includes in-cockpit video sometimes, but is more feature oriented and does not typically coincide as closely with the training.

Follow Bill as he progresses through his flight training. This is the audio only feed. The audio podcasts are NOT the same content as the video podcasts, so if you want all the content, please subscribe to both. The audio feed is more tied to the student experience, in cockpit training, with a few features and special events. The video feed includes in-cockpit video sometimes, but is more feature oriented and does not typically coincide as closely with the training.
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Follow Bill as he progresses through his flight training. This is the audio only feed. The audio podcasts are NOT the same content as the video podcasts, so if you want all the content, please subscribe to both. The audio feed is more tied to the student experience, in cockpit training, with a few features and special events. The video feed includes in-cockpit video sometimes, but is more feature oriented and does not typically coincide as closely with the training.

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Episodes

SPC #41 – The Anonymous CFI

3/27/2016
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Hello, everyone. This is episode 40 of the Student Pilot Cast, The Anonymous CFI. This is a bit more brief than most episodes because I never got permission from the CFI I flew with this day to publish the content, so I’m sorry to say that any cockpit audio with... Read more »

Duration:00:19:27

SPC #40 – Long Solo Cross Country, Part II (The Two Hander) [Updated]

3/14/2016
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Look! Less than a week and another episode! This is my return flight on my long solo cross country flight from Prescott (KPRC) to Chandler (KCHD) via Wickenburg (E25). I transition a bit of the southern portion of the PHX Class B airspace as well. This was a great flight.... Read more »

Duration:00:40:58

SPC #39 – Long Solo Cross Country, Part I (Say Request…Denied)

3/7/2016
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I’m back releasing podcast after my much too long hiatus. Sorry for the delay, everyone. This is the first part of my long solo cross country flight which followed my stage III check. I fly from Chandler (KCHD) west and north through the PHX class B airspace, and then on... Read more »

Duration:00:56:39

SPC #038 – Thank You Sir, May I Have Another

3/31/2011
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Welcome back, SPC listeners. I’m glad to be back with you for another experience on my road to becoming a private pilot. Today you’ll be coming along as I complete my 3rd stage check out of four. As you know from my previous few episodes, I’d been preparing for this. ... Read more »

Duration:00:40:35

SPC #037-Windy Solo Makeup Flight

12/6/2010
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This is episode 37 of the Student Pilot Cast. Join me as I take a solo makup flight in some windy conditions the morning of my Stage III Check. In this flight I stay in the pattern and practice performance landings and takeoffs. As the flight went on, the wind kept... Read more »

Duration:00:47:11

SPC #036-Podapalooza 2010 from Oshkosh

8/14/2010
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It’s that time again…now that we’re home from Oshkosh, it’s time to share this year’s edition of Podapalooza. This was recorded live on EAA Radio on Friday, July 30th, 2010. Enjoy.

Duration:01:58:55

SPC #035-Stage III Check Prep, Hijacked!

4/28/2010
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Welcome to episode 35, finally, of the Student Pilot Cast, “Stage III Check Prep, Hijacked”. I’m Bill Williams, and I’m learning to fly in front of the world. Come join me as I prepare for my Stage III Check with a different instructor. This has been updated to point to... Read more »

Duration:00:40:33

SPC #034-Solo, Shorts, Softs, and FOD

11/5/2009
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Hello again SPC listeners. Today’s episode takes us on a solo training flight on a very busy day to practice performance landings and takeoffs (shorts and softs). We have everything from FOD to go-arounds in this episode, so enjoy. I was nearing the end of stage III in my training,... Read more »

Duration:00:32:43

SPC #033-Into the Night, Part II

10/2/2009
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This is part II of my night dual cross country flight. This part takes us from Marana Airport in the far northern part of Tucson back to Chandler. [KAVQ-KCHD] I mentioned the Remos GX LSA flight from Oshkosh in this episode. Here is the link to the Airspeed episode that... Read more »

Duration:00:29:57

SPC #032-Podapalooza 2009, Part II

9/14/2009
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This is part II of Podapalooza 2009, the part of the show that was not broadcast live on EAA Radio. This took place at Oshkosh, July 31st, 2009. If you are thinking about learning to fly, check out Air Freddy’s Learning to Fly Guide, an e-book that will answer many... Read more »

Duration:00:36:58

SPC #031-Podapalooza 2009, Part I

9/2/2009
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Hello, everyone! Here is the first part of the audio from Podapalooza 2009 from Airventure in Oshkosh, July 31st, 2009. This part contains the audio from the show that was broadcast live on EAA Radio. After the radio station had to cut away, we continued Podapalooza and I will bring... Read more »

Duration:00:43:29

SPC #030-Nexair Saratogo NX

8/14/2009
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We continue my coverage of EAA Airventure with episode 30. Today I present an interview with David Fetherston of Nexair Avionics about their new airplane, the Saratoga NX. The NX is a rebuild from spinner to tail of Piper’s Saratoga, but with all new avionics, speed mods, etc. It’s a... Read more »

Duration:00:12:13

SPC #029-It’s About the People

8/7/2009
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Airventure 2009 is over, but I’ve got a bit of good material from Oshkosh that I’ll be publishing. This is the first of it. In this episode, I confirm why everyone loves Oshkosh so much with a quick discussion with John and Christine Halbrook around the campsite one evening. Obviously,... Read more »

Duration:00:09:07

SPC #028-Into the Night, Part I

7/26/2009
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Hello SPC listeners! Today we will follow my outbound leg of my dual night cross country. I had to take a couple of weeks off because of extensive travel, including some family vacations. I’m back now, though, but headed to Oshkosh this week. This means lots of content coming up... Read more »

Duration:00:43:58

SPC #027-Out of the Nest, Part II

6/28/2009
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This episode chronicles my return flight to Chandler from Tucson international, and is the second part of my first solo cross-country flight during my training. There’s some interesting things that happen, and another bonehead move on my part with the radio. Please enjoy this flight as I learn to fly... Read more »

Duration:00:46:37

SPC #026-Out of the Nest, Part I

6/22/2009
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Today’s episode is a very special one as we’ll cover my first solo cross country. It was a simple flight from Chandler to Tucson International, but a giant step for me in my training. Join me as a learn to fly in front of the world in podcast episode 26... Read more »

Duration:00:54:54

SPC #025-Across the Hills, Part II

6/12/2009
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This episode is the conclusion of my long dual cross-country training flight, or the last two legs. We went from Prescott (KPRC) to Sedona (KSEZ) and shut it down to go have a late breakfast at the excellent restaurant. Then it was on home to Chandler (KCHD). I hope you... Read more »

Duration:01:03:26

SPC #024-Across the Hills, part I

6/4/2009
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Hello, everyone. I’m pleased to release audio episode 24 of the Student Pilot Cast, Across the Hills. Follow me on the first leg of my long dual cross country from KCHD to KPRC right through the middle of Phoenix. We’ve got a busy airspace in Phoenix and a really busy... Read more »

Duration:00:46:30

SPC #023-Crossing the Country, Part 2, Coming Home

3/14/2009
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In episode 23 we cover the return flight from Tucson International Airport (KTUS) to Chandler (KCHD) as part of my first dual cross country. Leaving a class C airport was a bit different than working in my usual class B airport. Busier airspace, bigger airplanes, departure controllers, approach controllers, and clearance... Read more »

Duration:00:31:34

SPC #022-Crossing the Country, Part 1

2/3/2009
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Hello again, everyone. I’m back with episode 22 about my first dual cross country flight during my primary training. It was fantastic as I hope you’ll be able to tell from this episode. I went from KCHD to KTUS, or Tucson International. I also mentioned Scenario Based Training in this... Read more »

Duration:00:44:25