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SMAC 162 US Sport Aviation Expo 2018 Day 2

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Welcome to a special edition of the Stuck Mic AvCast. Carl attended the US Sport Aviation Expo 2018 in Sebring, FL. This four day event is what Carl describes as “where aviation begins because we all start flying in small light aircraft”.

The second day of the event was on Thursday  was fun and saw many more vendors and visitors. Don't forget to visit the show notes for links to all the links to the products and services in this episode.  (Listen here.)

SMAC 161 US Sport Aviation Expo 2018 Day 1

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Welcome to a special edition of the Stuck Mic AvCast. Carl attended the US Sport Aviation Expo 2018 in Sebring, FL. This four day event is what Carl describes as “where aviation begins because we all start flying in small light aircraft”.

With many hours of interviews we decided to try something new and publish a daily show from Sebring. We wanted you to experience all the exciting new aircraft, equipment, and inspirational people who participated in the expo. We hope you enjoy the show and would appreciate your feedback if you would like to see more daily editions at future aviation events.

(Listen here.)

SMAC 160 The Most Seaplane Friendly City In The World and The NTSB Drone Program with Bill English

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This is a special episode where Carl and Bill English report live from the most seaplane friendly city in the World, Tavares, FL. Bill has his seaplane rating and wanted to take a tour of the SeaRay facility. So we where up for an adventure and drove to Tavares from Lakeland. What a wonderful city which I am sure you will enjoy as we describe our seaplane adventures. (Listen here.)

SMAC 158 What Flight School Is Best For You?

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Joining us today is guest host Dan Freeman of the Accelerated Flight School Podcast. Dan recently finished his commercial pilot certificate and is looking to complete his flight instructor certificate in the new year. This led to a a discussion of how to pick a flight school for his certificate. With that in mind we thought it would be a good topic to help you decide what is the best flight school for you to obtain your new rating, certificate, or endorsement in the new year. (Listen here.)

SMAC154 Ways To Improve Piloting Skill And Have Fun In The Process

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Welcome to Episode 154 of the podcast about learning to fly, living to fly, and loving to fly. Today we have a few special guests to discuss Ways to improve your piloting skill and have fun in the process. Chris Pezalla is an aviation consultant, attorney and author. To learn more and read his aviation articles visit: https://www.facebook.com/3pointaviation/

To listen to this episode, click here.

SMAC152 - AOPA Fly In – Norman Oklahoma

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This is a special edition of the Stuck Mic AvCast. Our reporter in the field, Russ Roslewski was in Norman Oklahoma for the AOPA Fly In. AOPA fly-ins happen around the country bringing many people together in the aviation community. This event broke all previous attendance records with over 7500 people including 500 planes. The AOPA Fly In’s are a great place to learn, share your passion for aviation, and help advocate for the GA community.  Listen here.

SMAC 149 - Pilot Partner Founder Ken VeArd

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If you have used an electronic logbook, or have an interest in switching to one, we have a special treat for you. Ken VeArd, who has harnessed his technological skills with his passion for aviation to produce a truly innovative, easy to use, and practical electronic logbook. Today we have the pleasure of speaking with Ken about his passion for aviation and his electronic log.  Listen here.

SMAC144 Airshow Entertainer and WWII Reenactor Theresa Eaman

For over a decade Theresa Eaman has been touching hearts and souls through her singing and moving performance at airshows. I first heard Theresa at the WWII Weekend in Reading, Pennsylvania and most recently at Sun N Fun. I am excited to have this lovely person, outstanding performer, and fellow aviation enthusiast on the show. Theresa Eaman is a patriot, outstanding entertainer, and accomplished WWII reenactor.  (Read more and listen to the show here.)