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 50 Thoughts from the Flight Deck

Your host is Pilot Bill, CFI,CFII

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Are You A Pilot? Part 2!

CFI Bill’s Thoughts on the quality of pilots and the industry.

1. Yes you can fly a plane, but are you a pilot?

2. Do you really know what you are suppose to.

3. Looking for a flight instructor on. long Island, NY- Bill Duffy -CFI, CFII

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Direct download: tftfd_podcast_50.mp3
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Podcast 49 Thoughts from the Flight Deck

Your host is Pilot Bill, CFI,CFII

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Are You A Pilot?

CFI Bill’s Thoughts on the quality of pilots and the industry.

1. Yes you can fly a plane but are you a pilot?

2. Dangers of leaning to fly at a small airport.

3. We are too preoccupied with the number of pilots!

4. We need to worry about the aviation industry.

5. Looking for a flight instructor on. long Island, NY- Bill Duffy -CFI, CFII

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Direct download: tftfd_podcast_49.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00am EDT

 

Podcast 48 Thoughts from the Flight Deck

Your host is Pilot Bill, CFI,CFII

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Medical Miracle!

CFI Bill’s account of his dealings with the FAA medical system.

1. There is a new FAA medical process?

2. There are some very nice FAA medical people and they are very helpful.

3. How bad can unused TP be?

4. Is” line up and wait” worth all the talk.

5. Looking for a flight instructor on. long Island, NY- Bill Duffy -CFI, CFII

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Direct download: tftfd_podcast_48.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00am EDT

Taxi Practice Day!

 

Podcast 47 Thoughts from the Flight Deck

Your host is Pilot Bill, CFI,CFII

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Taxi Practice Day!

CFI Bill’s account of a taxi practice lesson.

1. The importance of overlooked taxi skills.

2. Runway safety.

3. You can fly an airplane, but are you a pilot?

4. Do you look at runway/taxi signs?

5. Looking for a flight instructor on. long Island, NY- Bill Duffy -CFI, CFII

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Direct download: tftfd_podcast_47.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:30am EDT

 

Podcast 46 Thoughts from the Flight Deck

Your host is Pilot Bill, CFI,CFII

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Pilot Bill’s account of a Cirrus invitation and a up close visit with the Jet..

1. Attending “Inside Cirrus 2011“ at KOXC?

2. Getting a close look at the Jet!

3. Looking at the Cirrus SR22T.

4. Dinner at 121 restaurant at KOXC

5. Looking for a flight instructor on. long Island, NY- Bill Duffy -CFI, CFII

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The Cirrus Jet.

 

 

 

Direct download: tftfd_podcast_46.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:01am EDT

 

Podcast 45 Thoughts from the Flight Deck

Your host is Pilot Bill, CFI,CFII

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Pilot Bill’s thoughts on his Multi-Engine rating.

1. Why would you need or want a multi-engine rating?

2. Sky King flew a multi-engine airplane!

3. What things to read, watch, do and buy to prepare for the multi-engine rating.

4. What is different about flying a twin?

5. Looking for a flight instructor on long Island, NY- Bill Duffy -CFI, CFII

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The Multi-Engine Rating.

 

 

 

Direct download: tftfd_podcast_45.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:01am EDT

 

 

Pilot Bill’s thoughts on flying the river and other things.

Podcast 44 Thoughts from the Flight Deck

 

Your host is Pilot Bill, CFI,CFII

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Flying The Hudson River Corridor

 

1. Being prepared for the flight?

2. Objects always seem taller then they are! 

3. Keep the ball in the center.

4. Nascar and flying coordinated.

 5. Looking for a flight instructor, Bill Duffy -CFI, CFII

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Direct download: tftfd_podcast_44.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:19pm EDT

 

Podcast 43 Thoughts from the Flight Deck

Your host is Pilot Bill, CFI,CFII

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Pilot Bill’s thoughts on Microsoft’s announcement of Microsoft Flight

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1. What was Microsoft thinking when they let the whole simulator team go?

2. Redbird Flight Simulator and Microsoft Flight Simulator X?

3. Why did Microsoft sell ESP and the Flight simulator code to Lockheed Martin?

4. Without Flight simulator there is no need for a PC! ( This is coming from a longtime windows/PC fan.)

5. Looking for a flight instructor, Bill Duffy -CFI, CFII

The New Microsoft Flight Non-Simulator is Announced!

(and is Microsoft reinventing the wheel?)

 

Direct download: tftfd_podcast_43.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:01am EDT

Podcast 42 Thoughts from the Flight Deck

Your host is Pilot Bill, CFI,CFII

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Are You A Proficient CFI?

Pilot Bill’s thoughts on CFI proficiency and other things.

1. Do you lose some of your stick and rudder skills teaching flying?

2. Redbird Flight Simulator and Microsoft Flight Simulator

3. A visit to Jack Brown’s seaplane base at Winter Haven (F57 and KGIF)

4. Lunch at Bartow Municipal Airport (KBOW)

5. Looking for a flight instructor, Bill Duffy -CFI, CFII

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Email for people who would like to contact me .

tftfd@cs.com

Direct download: tftfd_podcast_42.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:01am EDT

 

Podcast 41 Thoughts from the Flight Deck

Your host is Pilot Bill, CFI,CFII

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Pilot Bill on how an airport can have a different look and feel depending on where you are..

1. The different parts of an airport.

2. The hanger is a social center.

3. The Vice President of the USA, Joe Biden and his plane landing at KISP.

4. Making the tower controllers laugh.

5. Looking for a flight instructor, Bill Duffy -CFI, CFII

Subscribe to TFTFD on iTunes!!!!

Email for people who would like to contact me .

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The Different Faces of an Airport.

 

 

Direct download: tftfd_podcast_41.mp3
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