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An Aviation podcast about soaring with sailplanes. Adventures in soaring with your host Chuck. Join us for each episode to hear whats next ! Talk with you soon on Soaring The Sky !

Soaring the sky a glider pilot's Podcast Chuck Fulton

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An Aviation podcast about soaring with sailplanes. Adventures in soaring with your host Chuck. Join us for each episode to hear whats next ! Talk with you soon on Soaring The Sky !

    72: Dirty Looks From A Bald Eagle: Rob Cluxton 777 Pilot and Cross Country Glider Pilot

    72: Dirty Looks From A Bald Eagle: Rob Cluxton 777 Pilot and Cross Country Glider Pilot

    Rob Cluxton currently flies a triple seven with the Airlines but his adventure started at the age of 19 at Caesar Creek Soaring Club. Rob will share his adventures not only soaring in the United States but other spectacular places as well. Rob has flown 20 different types of gliders and owned or shared 6 different types. 
    Later Daniel Sazhin joins us for our Soaring Safety Segment. And we will be bringing you some Soaring Tips and Technics with another guest pilot Scott Manley as he talks about the advantages training with Condor and VR. All this and more now on soaring the sky.
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    • 55 min
    71: From The Appalachians To The Alps : JP Stewart 2021 U.S Club Class World Team Member

    71: From The Appalachians To The Alps : JP Stewart 2021 U.S Club Class World Team Member

    JP Stewart 2021 U.S Club Class World Team Member and SSA chairman of the Youth/Junior Committee loves soaring sailplanes and just about anything that flies. At an early age he flew RC but soon discovered gliders. This year alone he has flown two 1000km, two 750km and two 500km flights. 
    His career has also given him a chance to fly in some amazing places. One story he shares with us today is a flying high over the Swiss Alps in a Paraglider! Don't miss his adventures on this episode.
    Later We join Paul Schweizer on our Soaring Safety Segment as he talks about one of the safest gliders in the world. On this episode we will also be talking with David Hart on our Soaring Tips & Technics segment.  All this and more now! on soaring The Sky!

    • 58 min
    70: Soaring And Motor Gliders: A chat with Youtuber Pilot Bambi

    70: Soaring And Motor Gliders: A chat with Youtuber Pilot Bambi

    On this episode of the podcast we talk with Rosita, also known as Pilot Bambi on Youtube, a glider pilot in the Netherlands who soloed in the DG 1000 at the age of 15. Now 22 she continues to fly and has organized camps for young aspiring pilots and finds so much joy in carrying on this tradition. She also enjoys encouraging people to jump out of her airplane? She loves sharing her aviation adventures and will share with us today her aviation journey.  
    Later on the podcast Andrew White joins us from Lake Keepit Australia on our Soaring Safety segment. Also On this episode we talk to David Hart on our Tips and Technics segment to talk about Self launching gliders and his adventures flying the DG 800.  All of this and more now on Soaring The Sky.
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    • 1 hr 10 min
    69: Gliders Gaggles and Goals: Hanicka Treslova Czech National Gliding Team Member

    69: Gliders Gaggles and Goals: Hanicka Treslova Czech National Gliding Team Member

    Hanicka Treslova from the Czech National Gliding team joins us on this episode. With both her parents being pilots she has been around aviation her entire life. She has competed in two Junior World competitions and four Woman's World competitions and other competitions in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Today she shares her journey and aviation adventures soaring the sky.
    Later on the podcast Dale Masters joins us from SoCal for our Soaring tips and techniques segment. SkySight will have a coupon code for you to try their service free for 17 days! We will also have another guest pilot talk to us on our Soaring Safety segment. All this and more now on episode 69 of Soaring the sky! 
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    • 38 min
    68: A Soaring Playground In The South American Andes With David Flint

    68: A Soaring Playground In The South American Andes With David Flint

    On this episode we first head to central Chile in South America and join David Flint. He is a glider pilot flying his Libelle H-301 enjoying the beautiful Andean playground. David will share with us what it is like flying over the Andes mountains and soaring with condors! He will also share with us his aviation journey. [20:33] On our soaring safety segment Rich Mataus joins us for some safety tips recorded live in Fairfield PA last summer at Mid Atlantic soaring Open house. [33:20]And then on our brand new SkySight Soaring Tips Segment! We will be speaking with Clemens Ceipek about convergence. Clemens will also let us know how we can be a part of the OLC Speed League! Matthew Scutter from SkySight has given you a coupon code so you can check them out for an additional 10 days past the usual 7 day free trial! If you had SkySight in the past you will still be able to use the coupon. All this and more on episode 68 of soaring The sky!
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    • 1 hr 3 min
    67: A Dream To Soar: Martin Orchard

    67: A Dream To Soar: Martin Orchard

    Our guest pilot originally from the West Midlands England was inspired to fly at a young age. From bird watching to R/C planes and home simulators, to experiencing flights in various aircraft. Martin Orchard wouldn't discover his passion of soaring till later in life. Join us as he shares his aviation adventures. 
    Also on the podcast today we will hear from Gaetano Benicasa an airline pilot in Italy with our Safety Soaring Segment. All this and more on episode 67 of Soaring the sky.
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    • 30 min

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