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Time-in-Flight peels back the layer of mystery that can surround aviation flight training. By interviewing current flight instructors, students and professional pilots who have gone through the flight training experience, Time-in-Flight hopes to provide insight and excitement for those aspiring and currently undertraining the flight training adventure, as aviation students.

Time-in-Flight peels back the layer of mystery that can surround aviation flight training. By interviewing current flight instructors, students and professional pilots who have gone through the flight training experience, Time-in-Flight hopes to provide insight and excitement for those aspiring and currently undertraining the flight training adventure, as aviation students.
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Time-in-Flight peels back the layer of mystery that can surround aviation flight training. By interviewing current flight instructors, students and professional pilots who have gone through the flight training experience, Time-in-Flight hopes to provide insight and excitement for those aspiring and currently undertraining the flight training adventure, as aviation students.

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Episodes

Episode 18: Chris Coward - The Final Hurdle of the Commercial Pilots License

7/12/2019
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Chris Coward is a commercial pilot license applicant, as well as a college student. He discusses the trails, challenges and triumphs of what his journey on the commercial license has been. We also talk about the recent FAA changes to the commercial pilot license requirements and how training for the license has changed. We also look at the various avionics packages that he has used along the way as well as some online resources that he has found helpful in finding answers to the aviation...

Duration:00:40:44

Episode 17: Rob Evans - The long road to Private Pilot

6/30/2019
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This episode hosts Rob Evans, who is a long time friend of mine, who, a couple of years ago was inspired to earn his pilot’s license. He currently lives in the Settle area and had to face a host of challenges when it came to his training. This was recorded while his was a still a student pilot. This episode, which was originally recorded during Thanksgiving 2018, is being published out of order, so that it can honor Rob and his achievement of earning his Private Pilot’s License just the...

Duration:00:38:21

Episode 16: Stephen Black-Flight Instructor to Regional Airlines by 21

4/17/2019
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Recorded on location in Orlando, FL. Stephen Black discusses his path from being a philosophy major to now a regional airline pilot. Stephen went to large flight school where he earned most of his ratings, to where he began his flight instruction. From there, he found a great opportunity to instruct at really small grass field, which proved to be exactly opposite from what he was used to. Stephen then describes some of the major learning points that he took way from flight instructing and...

Duration:02:44:50

Episode 15: Mike Swanigan - Alaska Airlines Captain, Retired

3/9/2019
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In this episode, Captain Mike Swanigan describes his entry into to flight training and how he began his amazing career at Alaska Airlines. Mike discusses the challenges of not only having a challenging first solo course, but also with his not-so-straight-forward entry into Air Force flight training. He talks about how he was able to achieve his goals by not giving up and building relationships within the aviation community. Mike also discusses the lessons he learned from his pilot mentors,...

Duration:05:01:41

Episode 14: Jared Keeny - Student Pilot & Aircraft Mechanic

2/18/2019
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In this episode, our guest Jared Keeny discusses what life is like as not only as an mechanic on the airfield but what life is like as a student pilot and how he juggles a full time job, a family with 3 kids and flight training. Jared describes how just because it may seem easy for him to get to flight training because he works right next door to the flight school that it isn't as easy to get in as much as he would like. Please check us out on Instagram: @timeinflight Or email:...

Duration:00:37:29

Episode 13: (New Years Edition) Enrico Bernoni - Software Engineer & Flight Instructor

1/2/2019
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HAPPY NEW YEARS! In this episode we explore what it’s like for Enrico to have a full-time job and still find time to be a part-time flight instructor. Enrico has had a passion for aviation for some time, ever since he got first earned his private pilot’s license back in 2003. Since then he went on to get is instrument, commercial, flight instructor-airplane and flight instructor instrument ratings. Enrico discusses his time management techniques as well as some of training aids that they...

Duration:00:40:53

Episode 12: Craig Shaver - Retired EVA Airlines Captain & ATP Instructor

12/17/2018
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Craig Shaver joins us on this episode to discuss his experiences while flying with the U.S. Air force, serving on the flight crew at Eastern Airlines, working aboard for foreign carriers and ultimately retiring for EVA Airlines as Captain. Craig discusses how those experiences made him a more rounded and worldly pilot. He talks about how working with aviators from other countries helped expand his skillset and working knowledge of how other counties and pilots accomplished their tasks with...

Duration:00:23:32

Episode 11: Greg Calvert - Instrument Pilot, Jet Mechanic & Airplane Owner

11/9/2018
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In this episode, Greg Calvert joins the show to discuss his wholehearted journey into aviation. Greg jumped into aviation with both feet, with first getting his inspiration to fly from his father and then finding his vocation by become and airframe and power plant (A&P) mechanic on aircraft. He works on large corporate jets by day and on his off time, he is working on either his airplane or achieving his next pilot’s certificate. References: Movie- One-Six-Right Event-Pancake Breakfast at...

Duration:02:03:45

Episode 10: Devin Durant - New Private Pilot and Future UND Aviation Student

10/12/2018
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Time In Flight: Episode 10 – Devin Durant On this episode, Devin Durant, who just received his Private Pilots License (PPL) the day before, shares his experience and journey of what it was like to obtain this pilots license. He describes what it was like to start with very little information on how to fly but a deep desire to be amongst the clouds. Devin ultimately attended three different flight schools before completing his training. He discusses how each one brought a unique experience...

Duration:02:08:25

Episode 9: Oshkosh '18 Edition - Hunter Dunlap: Private Pilot & Medical Resident

9/30/2018
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This episode was recorded on location at the Oshkosh 2018 AirVenture Air Show, in Oshkosh, Wisconsin with our guest Hunter Dunlap. Hunter is currently a medical resident located in Baltimore, MD. His passion for aviation was strong but now that the he had the amazing experience of seeing what the world’s largest air show has to offer first hand, if he already wasn’t excited about the world of aviation, he is now! In this interview, we discuss what it was like to fly to the Air show from...

Duration:01:35:54

Episode 8: Scott Bonjukian Co-Hosts: Remote Pilot and Urban Planner

9/17/2018
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Scott Bonjukian joins Time in Flight as a Co-host from his Cascadia Podcast. Scott is a newly minted Part 107 Remote Pilot. This episode discusses the overlap between manned and unmanned aviation and urban planning design and the impacts that future technology may hold for both urban planners and pilots. This episode also takes us into the flight deck of a Cessna 172 as both the hosts of the show go on a general aviation flight around the Chesapeake Bay. References: Rotor Drone Magazine

Duration:01:59:18

Episode 7: Joe Mancini - Private Pilot, Airplane Mechanic and Aircraft Owner

7/17/2018
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This interview is with a fellow airplane enthusiast, private pilot and flight school airplane mechanic. Joe discusses how he became interested in aviation and how he started on his path toward becoming an airplane airframe and powerplant (A&P) mechanic. He also discusses what it is like to also a single engine aircraft owner as well. Also, TimeInFlight is now on Instagram @TimeInFlight.

Duration:02:07:11

Episode 6: Fathers Day Edition - Robert Bonjukian: Director of System Operations Alaska Airlines

6/12/2018
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Happy Father's Day from Time in Flight. To celebrate the occasion, this episode hosts a very special father figure of mine, who had a very interesting a career in aviation and continues to stay involved in the commercial and general aviation communities. Happy Father's Day!

Duration:02:04:21

Episode 5: Ryan Gauthier - Flight Instructor & Owner Operator of Action Multi Ratings

6/1/2018
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In this exciting episode, I get to interview the Owner of Action Multi Ratings after completing my Multi-engine check ride in Groton, CT. Ryan Gauthier describes the motivations that first got him into flying and how his passion lead him to seek out an aviation education at a university in Florida. From there he describes the series of events that eventually lead him to become a flight instructor back at his home town in Groton. From there Ryan discusses how he eventually came to own the...

Duration:00:24:29

Episode 4: Myriam Lucke: From High School Teacher to 747 & 767 Pilot at UPS

5/14/2018
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Myriam discusses how she got started in Aviation, from her original career choice of being a high school teacher. She outlines how she was able to achieve her aviation licenses using the local airfield by where she was living at the time. She mentions how building a good reputation around the airfield is very helpful when learning how to fly and listening to the more experienced pilots share their wisdom at the field. Myriam also discusses how she got her first job working for a regional...

Duration:00:45:30

Episode 3: Jay Delozier: Full Time Flight Instructor

4/16/2018
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Show Notes for Episode 3: Jay Delozier This episode focuses on what motivated Jay to become a flight instructor and what life is like now that he is one. We take a look of the journey that Jay as been on as he first discovered his love for aviation all the way through to where he is currently teaching students today. During our conversation, Jay discusses what he learned during his time as a flight student and how is perspective on aviation changed, once he achieved the level of flight...

Duration:01:56:14

Episode 2: Tim Crisp - Flight Instructor's Journey to Airline Captain

4/4/2018
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Welcome to the second episode of Time In Flight. Our guest today spent several years as an active flight instructor and has since moved up the ranks to Captain in a regional airline. Tim discusses how his journey began and why it took him three different flight schools to obtain his private pilot’s license. He then discusses how he went from wanting to fly recreationally to making aviation a career and how he decided to become a flight instructor. Tim discusses the concepts and tools that...

Duration:02:08:34

Episode 1: Peter Teuten-Flight Instructor & Professional Pilot

3/21/2018
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Welcome to the first episode of Time-in-Flight! In this episode is an interview with my first flight instructor, turned professional pilot, to discuss his adventures in Aviation. He first describes life in England in the 1970’s and 1980’s and his introduction to aviation. Then he explains what it was like to take a 15 year break from flying and what re-ignited his passion for aviation in the United States. He explores the differences between what it was like to fly then vs. now and flying...

Duration:00:37:45