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Former U.S. Air Force F-16 fighter pilot John “Rain” Waters hosts The Afterburn Podcast. Bringing people together to share their journey along the "path" of life.

The Afterburn Podcast John "Rain" Waters

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Former U.S. Air Force F-16 fighter pilot John “Rain” Waters hosts The Afterburn Podcast. Bringing people together to share their journey along the "path" of life.

Listen on Apple Podcasts
Requires subscription and macOS 11.4 or higher

    Part I - The Accident Investigation Board

    Part I - The Accident Investigation Board

    Captain Will "Pyro" Dubois was a fighter pilot assigned to the 77th Fighter Squadron. On 1 December 2014 "Pyro" was lost in a mishap on a combat mission in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. This is a three part episode.
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    Pyro's Wings
    AIB
    Part I: The Accident Investigation Report
    Part II: Matt "Blitz" Ayres was the 77th FS Commander and joins the podcast
    Part III: Former squadron members join the podcast to share stories about Pyro

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    • 41 min
    Part II - Matt "Blitz" Ayres - 77th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron Commander

    Part II - Matt "Blitz" Ayres - 77th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron Commander

    Captain Will "Pyro" Dubois was a fighter pilot assigned to the 77th Fighter Squadron. On 1 December 2014 "Pyro" was lost in a mishap on a combat mission in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. This is a three part episode.
    Donate to Pyro's Wings
    Pyro's Wings
    AIB
    Part I: The Accident Investigation Report
    Part II: Matt "Blitz" Ayres was the 77th FS Commander and joins the podcast
    Part III: Former squadron members join the podcast to share stories about Pyro

    https://afterburnpodcast.com/


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    • 1 hr 31 min
    Part III - Stories of "Pyro"

    Part III - Stories of "Pyro"

    Captain Will "Pyro" Dubois was a fighter pilot assigned to the 77th Fighter Squadron. On 1 December 2014 "Pyro" was lost in a mishap on a combat mission in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. This is a three part episode.
    Donate to Pyro's Wings
    Pyro's Wings
    Part I: The Accident Investigation Report
    Part II: Matt "Blitz" Ayres was the 77th FS Commander and joins the podcast
    Part III: Former squadron members join the podcast to share stories about Pyro
    https://afterburnpodcast.com/


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    • 59 min
    #41: Ryan "Motor" Riley - F-16 Pilot, Thunderbird, Det 24/CC

    #41: Ryan "Motor" Riley - F-16 Pilot, Thunderbird, Det 24/CC

    "Motor" has multiple combat tours in the Viper and has served on the USAF Thunderbirds. He is currently the Det 24/CC and is responsible for the development of Pilot Training 2.5 (UPT 2.5). We spend a large chunk of this episode digging into Pilot Training Next and UPT 2.5 as it has generated a few questions...
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    • 1 hr 33 min
    "Motor" There I was...

    "Motor" There I was...

    When you find yourself in a Viper, in the weather, and your instruments have failed....at 500 feet

    "Pako" There I was....

    "Pako" There I was....

    Sitting alert on election night in Afghanistan 2009....

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
39 Ratings

39 Ratings

Sash320 ,

Just Awesome listening!

Love the guests and the host

Swiss army Steve ,

Fighter fun

Amazing podcast - great information great host.

PFeathers ,

Excellent

Excellent podcast, I’m new to military aviation and find the shows have great informative content. Well worth the listen.

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