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 31 Thoughts from the Flight Deck

Your host is Pilot Bill, CFI

New Year's Resolutions!

Pilot Bill makes a New Year’s Resolution .

1. Fly with a friend.

2. Help a fellow pilot get back in to flying.

3. Save money flying!

4. Have a New Year’s resolution flying plan.

5. Centerline Aviation -http://www.centerlineisp.com/

 

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Direct download: tftfd_podcast_31.mp3
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Podcast 30 Thoughts from the Flight Deck

Your host is Pilot Bill, CFI

Aviation Day at Page Field

Pilot Bill and pilot Ray go to Aviation Day. .

1. Aviation Day at Page Field(KFMY)

2. Pilot controlled lighting surprise.

3. Flying a Grumman Lynx.

4. Sitting in a Pilatus.

5. Centerline Aviation -http://www.centerlineisp.com/

 

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Direct download: tftfd_podcast_30.mp3
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Podcast 29 Thoughts from the Flight Deck

Your host is Pilot Bill, CFI

Sometimes You Just Have To Laugh At Yourself.

Pilot Bill and pilot Rich were picking up a couple of passengers at Trenton Mercer(kttn) in NJ. What a couple of Dogs!

1. Flying the south shore beach route below the New York bravo.

2. Night flying.

3. Airports are sometimes hard to find!

4. Talking to ATC.

5. Centerline Aviation -http://www.centerlineisp.com/

 

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Direct download: tftfd_podcast_29.mp3
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Podcast 28 Thoughts from the Flight Deck

Your host is Pilot Bill, CFI

Flying and Golf, Different Yet The Same!

Pilot Bill was thinking about golf?

1. Flying and golf are different yet the same.

2. Landings!

3. A flight instructor is a lot like a golf pro.

4. Flight instructors are really coaches.

5. Centerline Aviation -http://www.centerlineisp.com/

 

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Podcast 27 Thoughts from the Flight Deck

Your host is Pilot Bill, CFI

The Aviation Industry Continues To Shoot Itself In the Foot!

Pilot Bill is just annoyed at some of the things people do in aviation.

1. Flight schools doing the wrong thing.

2. Third class medicals are not enforceable.

3. Flying to Block Island.

4. High performance endorsement.

5. Centerline Aviation -http://www.centerlineisp.com/

 

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Podcast 26 Thoughts from the Flight Deck

Your host is Pilot Bill, CFI

TFTFD’s Special Cross Country Check list.

Pilot Bill has some thoughts on additions to the standard x-country check list.

1. Fly your flight plan on a flight simulator.

2. Goggle Earth you destination and fly the Goggle Earth simulator.

3. Watch other pilots fly in to your destination airport on www.youtube.com.

4. If available, listen to the www.liveatc.net feed of your new airport.

5. It never hurts to call ahead, if only to find out if the restaurant is open!

 

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Direct download: tftfd_podcast_26.mp3
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Podcast 25 Thoughts from the Flight Deck

Your host is Pilot Bill

The FAA has been busy!

Pilot Bill has some thoughts on the FAA’s new pilot training rules.

 

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Podcast 23 Thoughts from the Flight Deck

Your host is Pilot Bill

Back to Work!

1. Pilot Bill goes back to work!

2. Flying to Atlantis on Jet Blue.

3. Always call ahead!

4. New Hand signals!

5. The frustration of sitting on the taxi way and waiting to takeoff($).

 

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Podcast 24 Thoughts from the Flight Deck

Your host is Pilot Bill

Milestones!

1. A pilot‘s first solo.

2. Very few people can claim they can fly an airplane.

3. A new kidney, a new lease on life, and an old dream.

4. Pilot Bill is now a CFI!!!!!!!!!!!.

5. Podcast 23 is temporally delayed.

 

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Direct download: tftfd_podcast_24.mp3
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Podcast 22 Thoughts from the Flight Deck

Your host is Pilot Bill

Flying the Beach!

1. Taking friends and family flying.

2. Granddaughter number two gets her first flight at 3 years old.

3. The best way for a new pilot to learn the KJFK beach transition.

4. Communication is a big part of flying and paramount for a CFI candidate.

5. Airport ID Badge at KISP

 

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Direct download: tftfd_podcast_22.mp3
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