The LogBook – Aviation Storytelling Podcast

The LogBook – Aviation Storytelling Podcast

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Aviation Stories Told By the Men and Women Who Lived Them
41 – Flying Persistently Southwest
Jun 5 • 15 min
Today we’re listening to Tracy Farley, as she explains how she went from just trying to get over her fear of flying and heights by taking a few piloting lessons, to now sitting in the right seat of a 737 flying for SouthWest. You can check out pictures of…
The LogBook Podcast Update – 06/05/17
Jun 5 • 3 min
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40 – Mismatched Formations
Aug 28, 2016 • 22 min
Today, Jeff Edwards shares how he manages a team of mismatched aircrafts and pilots into great looking formation flybys. You can check out pictures of Jeff’s formations and more information related to these stories by going to the article at…
39 – The Rest of the Prebuy
Aug 6, 2016 • 19 min
Today we have a returning storyteller, Don Sebastian is going to share a few more PreBuy stories and will also give us a look into how he inspects airplanes remotely and teaches classes on how to do it too! You can check out pictures and information…
38 – Gardner Aircraft Sales
Jul 24, 2016 • 21 min
Today we’ll hear from Phil Gardner, about the history of his company Gardner Aircraft Sales, it’s really fascinating! You can check out pictures and information related to this story along with more details about Gardner Aircraft Sales by going to the…
37 – I Learn How To Fly Paramotors
Jul 10, 2016 • 20 min
Over this last spring break, I had an opportunity to learn how to fly Powered Paragliders with AviatorPPG and today I’ll share with you my story. You can check out pictures of me flying paramotors and the link to the video this story came from along with…
36 – Little Bitty Transoceanic Ferrying
Jun 26, 2016 • 18 min
Ever wonder how american general aviation airplanes get over to Europe? Well, of course they could be shipped, but the better way is to just fly them over and today Lynn O’Donnell tell us how she crossed over the atlantic ocean in small aircraft 52 times…
35 – Pencil Written Checklist
Jun 12, 2016 • 20 min
This time, Travis Burns tells the story of how he and five other pilots integrated the HC-144 Ocean Sentry into the US Coast Guard as their new primary surveillance airplane. You can check out pictures of Travis and the HC-144, along with more information…
34 – The Wandering WACO
May 29, 2016 • 20 min
Many aviators dream of having their very own vintage aircraft, and for Lenny Ohlsson that dream came true when he acquired a Waco Biplane and flew it all over the country. Lenny had a bunch of great pictures from his trips, and some of them that apply to…
33 – Near Misses and Military Precision
May 15, 2016 • 19 min
Today, Joe Clark will share a couple of near miss stories, and how they could have been prevented, as well as telling us a few interesting times he had while flying for the Navy. You can check out pictures of Joe, and of the planes that he flew, along…
32 – Now What LORAN?
May 1, 2016 • 15 min
Pilots are told to trust their instruments, but today Dr. Cass Howell will read us a story he wrote about when trusting them might have become dangerous. You can check out pictures of Dr. Howell and of the plane he flew, along with more information about…
31 – Training Decision Makers
Apr 17, 2016 • 20 min
Decision making is a huge part of aviation, and this time Dr. Ken Byrnes shares a few stories where he and some students learned the importance of seemingly simple process. You can check out pictures of Dr. Byrnes, his office, and some images of the Embry…
30 – It’s NOT as Easy as it Looks
Apr 3, 2016 • 20 min
This time we listen to a few stories from Mike Arthur and his friend Mark Macario with the overall theme, that being a captain for a commercial airline is not as easy as it may seem. You can check out pictures of Mike and Mark, some of the planes they…
29 – Flying in a Pillow Case
Mar 6, 2016 • 20 min
This time we listen to George Dewitt as he explains how only a handful of mistakes can lead to a pretty serious situation. George actually has some pictures from the crash mentioned in this story, and you can check those out, along with other images of…
28 – A Tuskegee Airman
Feb 21, 2016 • 15 min
This time we honor african american history month by listening to Bob Walker, one of the original Tuskegee airman who got a chance to fly during WWII You can check out pictures of Bob from his time in the war, along with more information about the…
27 – Two Weeks To Taxi
Feb 7, 2016 • 23 min
This time we learn about a unique program that allows customers to have all of the benefits of an experimental aircraft without the lengthy build times. You can check out pictures of Byron and his Sportsman, along with more information on the two weeks to…
26 – Pre-Purchase Mach Tuck
Jan 24, 2016 • 26 min
In this episode out storyteller shares what goes into his extensive pre purchase aircraft inspections, and some of the stories of what he’s found on the job. You can also check out pictures of Don, and more information related to these stories by going to…
25 – Flying the News
Jan 10, 2016 • 16 min
This episode we’ll hear about some minor airline aircraft malfunctions, and some interesting places our storyteller had to go flying for News Media. You can check out pictures of Jim, his aircrafts, and more information related to these stories by going…
24 – Pago Pago
Dec 27, 2015 • 10 min
This episode our storyteller shares how he became a senior captain for a steel company, and some of the interesting places he got a chance to visit. You can check out pictures of Ollie, his aircrafts, and Pago Pago as well as more information related to…
23 – Microlight Championships
Dec 13, 2015 • 16 min
In this episode we hear about what its like to compete in some of the most challenging ultralight aircraft competitions. You can check out pictures of Steve’s aircrafts he flew during the competition and what he flies today as well as more information…
22 – Machine Mishaps
Nov 29, 2015 • 24 min
This time we hear several stories from an ultralight flying couple about their most interesting flights, but before that here’s the daredevilish way our first storyteller got into flying You can check out pictures of Gary and Jan’s aircrafts and more…
Veteran’s Special 2015
Nov 15, 2015 • 27 min
This time we honor our veteran’s who served in the armed forces. So far, The Logbook has featured a few military stories, and in this special episode we’ll look back at some of the favorites. We’ll also hear stories that didn’t make it into the prior…
21 – Hang Glider Tug
Nov 2, 2015 • 21 min
This time we hear how a hang-glider flying club designs and builds a ultralight tow plane and we’ll hear some interesting stories that came with developing it. You can see pictures of Steve’s airplanes, the tug, and his other projects as well as more…
20 – P-51C Experience Flying
Oct 18, 2015 • 16 min
This time we hear from a P-51C Flight Experience pilot, about what goes into giving rides in a P-51, and some of the interesting people he flew. You can check out pictures of the P-51C, Bob and his and airplanes, as well as more information about these…
19 – Propeller Production Predicaments
Oct 4, 2015 • 21 min
This time we hear about what it’s like to build a kit plane and the difficulties that come with flying with friends to different air shows. We also learn how our storyteller started a business making airplane propellers. You can check out pictures of Ed’s…
18 – The Stearman Restoration Wall
Sep 20, 2015 • 17 min
This time we hear a few stories from Stearman restoration projects and what happened to those planes after they were completed and sold. You can check out pictures of Pete’s stearman restoration wall ad pictures from his other builds, as well as more…
17 – The Deputized Fighter Pilot
Sep 6, 2015 • 22 min
This time we hear about how our story teller became a fighter pilot in the air force, and some interesting things that happened to him while flying jet aircraft. You can check out pictures of Bill along with all the planes he flew in his time with the air…
16 – “Greenville Woman Now ‘Solo’ Flier”
Aug 23, 2015 • 20 min
This time we hear a few stories about learning how to fly as a woman in the 1920s and what it was like to start an airport back then and what went into running it. You can check out pictures of Blanche and Lansdowne airport, as well as more information…
15 – Training Off Field
Aug 10, 2015 • 25 min
This time we listen to a few training stories from a pilot who wanted to prepare for emergency landings, and then ended up in that situation herself. More information about this episode can be found on: thelogbookpodcast.com
14 – “Haul’in Ass”
Jul 27, 2015 • 17 min
This time we listen to a few stories from a WWII P-47 fighter pilot, as he recounts times from during the war and some of his experiences afterwards. You can check out pictures of Mike’s P-47 and his squadron, as well as some of the other information…
13 – All Coast Aircraft Recovery
Jul 12, 2015 • 22 min
This time we hear a story from a retired NAVY aviation maintenance officer, and how he started his own business relocating historic airplanes such as, his favorite, a couple B-17’s. You can find pictures of Chuck’s airplane relocations along more…
12 – The Flown Aircraft Collection
Jun 28, 2015 • 22 min
This time we listen to some military test flight stories from a pilot who flew almost every jet aircraft produced between the early 50’s and late 60’s and flew many other airplanes as well. More Information and pictures related to this episode on:…
11 – The Gummers
Jun 14, 2015 • 17 min
This episode we hear some airplane testing stories from the youngest pilot of an airline flight test group, who was 59 at the time. For more information and pictures about the stories in this episode visit: thelogbookpodcast.com
10 – Endurance Month
May 31, 2015 • 18 min
This time we hear from two women who will share a few stories about writing books about airparks in the US and how they were both challenged to fly every day for a full month. More Information and pictures at: thelogbookpodcast.com
09 – The 1931 Barnstorming Flight of a Lifetime
May 17, 2015 • 22 min
This time we hear from a WWII era air-force veteran and he’s going to tell us what it was like to grow up with aviation in the 1930 and we’ll listen his experiences while in the air-force and as he tried to find every little bit of time that he could to…
08 – The 36,667 Mile Vacation
May 3, 2015 • 20 min
In this episode we hear from a pilot who flew around the world 3 times!!! She’s going to tell us about some of her experiences and give us some insight on how and why she did it. More Information and Pictures related to this episode are on…
07 – Floating on Invisible Water
Apr 19, 2015 • 14 min
In this episode we hear about some of the incredible things that flying can expose a pilot too, and we learn about getting into aerobatics and high G maneuvers. More information and pictures related to the story can be found on: thelogbookpodcast.com
06 – Jump or Land?
Apr 4, 2015 • 15 min
In this episode we listen to a story of a pilot’s decision while flying his crippled aerobatic aircraft, in whether to jump out or attempt to land it. More information about the show and this episode at: thelogbookpodcast.com
05 – Aerobatics in the Clouds
Mar 18, 2015 • 16 min
http://traffic.libsyn.com/thelogbook/05_-_Aerobatics_in_the_Clouds.mp3 In this episode we hear from a world renowned aerobatics pilot, from when he was a little bit too excited to get somewhere and it didn’t go as he had expected. Above are pictures of…
04 – Homesick Angel
Mar 8, 2015 • 16 min
http://traffic.libsyn.com/thelogbook/04_-_Homesick_Angel.mp3 In this episode we hear a very inspirational story from a relatively new pilot, about how she was able to get her pilot’s license and how flying is accessible to anyone. Here’s an image of her…
03 – Hijacked To Cuba
Feb 22, 2015 • 23 min
http://traffic.libsyn.com/thelogbook/03_-_Hijacked_To_Cuba.mp3 In this episode we listen to three stories from another active couple in the aviation community, the first is about learning how to fly and skydiving in the 1950s. Next, we’ll hear about a…
02 – The $10,000 Silver Bullet
Feb 8, 2015 • 21 min
http://traffic.libsyn.com/thelogbook/02_-_The_10000_Silver_Bullet.mp3 In this episode we listen a story about finding the perfect airplane. We hear where this search takes him, what he finds, and the journey of taking it home. You can see in these…
01 – Late For Dinner
Jan 25, 2015 • 24 min
Featured Image Source: CBS Channel 8 http://traffic.libsyn.com/thelogbook/01_-_Late_For_Dinner.mp3 In this episode we hear a few stories by a very active couple in the aviation community. The first story is about an emergency landing on a busy road, then…
00 – The Log Book Podcast Introduction
Jan 10, 2015 • 1 min
http://traffic.libsyn.com/thelogbook/00_-_The_LogBook_Podcast_Introduction.mp3 Everytime I go to some aviation event I don’t think its possible to leave without a good story. Storytelling is enjoyed by all ages, especially in the aviation community where…