Thoughts From The Flight Deck
TFTFD is a podcast about flying. Pilot/CFI Bill Duffy talks about flying and general aviation from the perspective of a pilot and Long Island, New York based flight instructor. The show is a mix of educational topics and hanger flying style chitchat.
 

Podcast 120 Thoughts from the Flight Deck

Your host is Pilot Bill, CFI, CFII 

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 Feast or Famine!

 

CFI Bill 's thoughts flight training. 

  1. Fear of check ride. 
  2. I don't see the need to be able to see green.
  3. Flying the pattern correctly.
  4. Small but busy airport.
  5. Looking for a flight instructor on. Long Island, NY- Bill Duffy -CFI, CFII

 

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Direct download: podcast120.mp3
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Podcast 119 Thoughts from the Flight Deck    

Your host is Pilot Bill, CFI, CFII

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 Non-towered Airports Can Be Strange!

 CFI Bill’s thoughts flight training.

 Pilots with radios ignoring communication.

  1. Out practicing with a C-17.
  2. Moving on a non-movement area again.
  3. Cover the RPM gage.
  4. Looking for a flight instructor on. Long Island, NY- Bill Duffy -CFI, CFII

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Email for people who would like to contact me.  tftfd@cs.com

 

 

 

Direct download: podcast119.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:43pm EST

Podcast 118 Thoughts from the Flight Deck    

Your host is Pilot Bill, CFI, CFII

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 Hash marks on the runway!

 

CFI Bill’s thoughts flight training.

 Calverton has hash marks on the runway.

  1. Don’t fly the DME/DME NA?
  2. Always watch the weather
  3. Fly a wind correction angle or a constant turn.
  4. Looking for a flight instructor on. Long Island, NY- Bill Duffy -CFI, CFII

 

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 Email for people who would like to contact me.  tftfd@cs.com

Direct download: podcast_118.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:42am EST

Podcast 117 Thoughts from the Flight Deck    

Your host is Pilot Bill, CFI, CFII

 

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Turns around the Point!

 CFI Bill’s thoughts flight training.

 Turns around the point.

  1. Having a bad day
  2. Moving on a non-movement area
  3. Former student moves on to the big time.
  4. Looking for a flight instructor on. Long Island, NY- Bill Duffy -CFI, CFII

 

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Email for people who would like to contact me.  tftfd@cs.com

Direct download: podcast_117.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:43pm EST

Podcast 116 Thoughts from the Flight Deck    

Your host is Pilot Bill, CFI, CFII

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 Fly The Bug!

 CFI Bill’s thoughts flight training. 

  1. Happy New Year.
  2. Fly the bug! Don’t chase the needle?
  3. Instrument training overloads the brain?
  4. VOR moving on its own.
  5. Looking for a flight instructor on. Long Island, NY- Bill Duffy -CFI, CFII

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 Email for people who would like to contact me.  tftfd@cs.com

 

Direct download: podcast_116.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:51pm EST

Podcast 115 Thoughts from the Flight Deck    

Your host is Pilot Bill, CFI, CFII

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 A Bucket List Item Checked Off!

 

CFI Bill’s thoughts flight training. 

  1. Happy holidays to all.
  2. Small airports going away?
  3. New and better way to fly the pattern?
  4. Visiting the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center .
  5. Looking for a flight instructor on. Long Island, NY- Bill Duffy -CFI, CFII

 

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Email for people who would like to contact me .  tftfd@cs.com

Direct download: podcast_115.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:11am EST

Podcast 114 Thoughts from the Flight Deck    

Your host is Pilot Bill, CFI, CFII

 

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 The $5000 Skycatcher Door!

 CFI Bill’s thoughts flight training.

 

  1. A new door for the skycatcher cost $5000.
  2. Health concerns due to new FAA medical?
  3. Is 300 lbs. too heavy to fly a light sport?
  4. Are they rusty pilots or just poor pilots.
  5. Looking for a flight instructor on. Long Island, NY- Bill Duffy -CFI, CFII

 

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 Email for people who would like to contact me .  tftfd@cs.com

Direct download: podcast_114.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:15pm EST

Podcast 113 Thoughts from the Flight Deck    

Your host is Pilot Bill, CFI, CFII

 

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Should I move on to a private pilot rating from my sport pilot!

 

CFI Bill’s thoughts flight training.

 

  1. Visiting the New England Air museum.
  2. Elevator stalls?
  3. Is a Sport Pilot license still a valid choice?
  4. Reasons to move up to a Private Pilot license.
  5. Looking for a flight instructor on. Long Island, NY- Bill Duffy -CFI, CFII

 

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Email for people who would like to contact me .  tftfd@cs.com

 

 

Direct download: podcast_113.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:20pm EST

Podcast 112 Thoughts from the Flight Deck    

Your host is Pilot Bill, CFI, CFII

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 Approaching flight training as a hobby activity!

 CFI Bill’s thoughts flight training.

 How many times a week should I fly.

  1. Flying as a social activity?
  2. Your flight instructor as a tour guide or social director?
  3. Work with your flight instructor to fit your needs.
  4. Looking for a flight instructor on. Long Island, NY- Bill Duffy -CFI, CFII

 

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Email for people who would like to contact me .  tftfd@cs.com

 

Direct download: podcast_112.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:01pm EST

Podcast 111 Thoughts from the Flight Deck    

Your host is Pilot Bill, CFI, CFII

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 Are you a better pilot today!

 CFI Bill’s thoughts flight training.

 Flight review.

  1. Who scares flight instructors more?
  2. After earning your private pilot certificate have you become a better pilot?
  3. Never think it cannot happen to you.
  4. Looking for a flight instructor on. Long Island, NY- Bill Duffy -CFI, CFII

 Subscribe to TFTFD on iTunes!!!!

 Email for people who would like to contact me .  tftfd@cs.com

 

 

Direct download: podcast_111b.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:19pm EST