RAE10: Storytime

Since my Dad liked telling stories, today I share one of my own. And I also realize just how long I’ve been a CFI. It’s far longer than I realized. Our Sponsors: Tailwheel Academy. If you are in need to learn the skills to staying alive while flying, a spin endorsement, tailwheel endorsement, or a need a tailwheel ferried somewhere …

RAE9: Goodbye My Dad

In this episode we say goodbye to my Dad.  RAE9: Goodbye My Dad Podcast: Play in new window | Download

RAE8: Dad’s Hammerhead before a Solo

Today we continue our discussion with my Dad, who discusses his first solo. That day, he did a hammerhead at 10 feet, crashed, straightened a prop, and still managed to solo. Our Sponsors: Tailwheel Academy. If you are in need to learn the skills to staying alive while flying, a spin endorsement, tailwheel endorsement, or a need a tailwheel ferried …

RAE7: How a Coffee Cup Saved a Solo: Special Dad Edition

The OG of OG and CFI of CFI’s, my Dad, shares his “Ah-Hah” moment while teaching a WWII PTSD student. Fortunately, all ended up okay, but it involved flying between hangars, instead of in to them (which he considered) and how that pilot still solo’d that very day despite his many challenges. Also, he established that all Solo students should …

RAE6: Don’t do anything stupid

Dale shares his RE-“Ah-hah” moment along with a Kathryn’s report of an accident that is the perfect example of one of the FAA’s “Hazardous Attitudes”. Our Sponsors: Tailwheel Academy. If you are in need to learn the skills to staying alive while flying, a spin endorsement, tailwheel endorsement, or a need a tailwheel ferried somewhere within the United States, call …

RAE5: Special Dad Edition

My Dad was a CFI during a rather different era of aviation. In this podcast, I share one of my Dad’s emails about his “Ah-Hah” moment in learning how to fly, and how that knowledge still applies today. Our Sponsors: Tailwheel Academy. If you are in need to learn the skills to staying alive while flying, a spin endorsement, tailwheel …

RAE4: Who’s Flying the Plane?

We are joined by FO Tina, FO Rachel, and Student Julianna who share some amazing “Ah-hah!” moments. Support Women in Aviation! Tina’s local WAI chapter is having a Girls in Aviation Day. More info here: https://waifortlauderdale.wixsite.com/waifll . Our Sponsors: Tailwheel Academy. If you are in need to learn the skills to staying alive while flying, a spin endorsement, tailwheel endorsement, …

RAE2: Special Edition: Jetblue vs Lear 60 – Trust but Verify

This special edition and Episode 2 of Retro-Aero’s Hangar Hangout is a special “Ah-hah!” moment from an incident involving a Jetblue E190 and a Lear 60. Please join us on our social media: Instagram: https://instagram.com/retroaerobatics YouTube: https://youtube.com/@retroaerobatics Facebook:https://Facebook.com/retroaerobatics Tiktok: @retroaero Threads: https://www.threads.net/@retroaerobatics Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/TailwheelAcademy/ Discord: https://discord.gg/kA2mg4BW Tailwinds! Podcast: Play in new window | Download

Ep.1: Welcome to Hangar Hangout. What is it?

Welcome to Retro-Aero’s Hangar Hangout! In this episode we introduce our host, Captain Dale and he talks a little about his history. Then, he talks a little about the local Hangar Hangout, the inspiration for this podcast, including our segments: He finishes by sharing an Aviation First, and one of his early “Ah-hah!” moments from the local Hangar Hangout. If …