39 episodi

There I was…, presented by the AOPA Air Safety Institute, invites you into the cockpit with pilots across the aviation community. We fly with them as they encounter unpredictable scenarios and we learn from the knowledge and skills they utilize to fly safely out of them. This podcast honors the tradition and heritage in aviation to leverage “hangar flying” as an avenue to pass along knowledge and experience.

"There I was..." An Aviation Podcast Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association

    • Tempo libero

There I was…, presented by the AOPA Air Safety Institute, invites you into the cockpit with pilots across the aviation community. We fly with them as they encounter unpredictable scenarios and we learn from the knowledge and skills they utilize to fly safely out of them. This podcast honors the tradition and heritage in aviation to leverage “hangar flying” as an avenue to pass along knowledge and experience.

    Episode 39: David Bradley

    Episode 39: David Bradley

    David Bradley joins us to talk about ferrying a flight of UH-1 “Huey” helicopters from Jefferson City, Missouri down to Ellington Air Force Base during Operation Desert Storm.

    • 41 min
    Episode 38: Jon Humberd

    Episode 38: Jon Humberd

    While flying his experimental Zenith 701 out of his grass airstrip in Tennessee, pilot Jon Humberd has a close call with a quickly approaching storm.
    To see Jon’s YouTube video of the incident, click here.

    • 29 min
    Episode 37: Brian Lloyd

    Episode 37: Brian Lloyd

    In the summer of 2017, aviator Brian Lloyd began a solo round-the-world flight in his Mooney to commemorate Amelia Earhart’s famous equatorial route 80 years prior. While on a flight leg from New Zealand to American Samoa, Brian experienced an engine failure over the Pacific Ocean.

    • 1h
    Episode 36: Thomas Marrow

    Episode 36: Thomas Marrow

    While flying out of a backcountry airstrip near Johannesburg in South Africa, pilot and YouTube personality Thomas Marrow experienced a prop strike in his Safari Kitplane.

    • 29 min
    Episode 35: John Lancaster

    Episode 35: John Lancaster

    Former Washington Post reporter John Lancaster shares the story of flying across the U.S. in his Flight Design CTLSi light-sport aircraft, for a book he is writing about the 1919 Transcontinental Air Race. While tracing the route flown by pilots in the Air Race 100 years ago, John faced challenges with weather, congested airspace, mountainous terrain, and more.
    Look for the release of John's book in the next year or two!
    Note: This interview was recorded in August 2019.

    • 42 min
    Episode 34: Craig Beles and Truman O'Brien

    Episode 34: Craig Beles and Truman O'Brien

    On an IFR flight from Bend, Oregon to Vashon Island, WA, Craig Beles and his friend and CFI Truman O’Brien experienced an engine failure in their PA-28 Cherokee 140. Over vast wilderness with no ideal landing options, the pair are forced to put the aircraft down in the treetops near Mt. St. Helens.

    • 49 min

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