32 episodes

A podcast for Professional Pilots, by Professional Pilots. Join hosts Dylan and Max, both professional pilots with backgrounds in Flight Instructing, Airlines, and Business Aviation, on their quest to improve as travelers, pilots, and professionals. Expect to find interesting conversations with industry experts in a variety of aviation fields, thought-provoking discussions on hot topics, and hilarious stories from the (sometimes) wild aviation industry.
Whether you’re corporate, airline, charter, or anywhere in between, you’ll love our fresh and often funny take on all things aviation.
Come find us online at 21fivepodcast.com and connect with us via Insta/Facebook/Twitter: @21fivepodcast

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    • 5.0, 66 Ratings

A podcast for Professional Pilots, by Professional Pilots. Join hosts Dylan and Max, both professional pilots with backgrounds in Flight Instructing, Airlines, and Business Aviation, on their quest to improve as travelers, pilots, and professionals. Expect to find interesting conversations with industry experts in a variety of aviation fields, thought-provoking discussions on hot topics, and hilarious stories from the (sometimes) wild aviation industry.
Whether you’re corporate, airline, charter, or anywhere in between, you’ll love our fresh and often funny take on all things aviation.
Come find us online at 21fivepodcast.com and connect with us via Insta/Facebook/Twitter: @21fivepodcast

    32. What’s the future of small flight departments?

    32. What’s the future of small flight departments?

    Dylan and Max cover the latest news including positive signs in the fractional market. Jason joins us to explain SFAR 118 and how it applies to professional pilots [11:50]. David Keys, chairman of NBAA’s Small Flight Department committee, calls in to discuss the importance of a safety culture, as well as some of the challenges facing small flight departments [40:46]. David shares a hilarious prank from his days at Eastern Airlines [1:21:17].

    • 1 hr 27 min
    31. Furloughs explained by a former ALPA Furlough Rep

    31. Furloughs explained by a former ALPA Furlough Rep

    Dylan and Max discuss the big displacement bid announced by United Airlines over the weekend. Carl Valeri, joins us to cover furloughs in depth [13:30]. Carl shares advice and insight on how to financially plan for a furlough, how long to expect a furlough to last, and what the best use of your time is while furloughed. Then, Rob Alston from Harvey Watt Insurance calls in to discuss how leaves of absence, furloughs, and layoffs can affect pilot insurance coverage [1:11:52].

    • 1 hr 24 min
    30. What should I be doing with my 401(k)?

    30. What should I be doing with my 401(k)?

    Max and Dylan dig into the mailbag, then Greyson Geiler, retirement specialist, joins us to discuss the recent market volatility and its effect on retirement. We discuss what 20-30 year old pilots should be doing to save for retirement and how to minimize fees. Next we cover some strategies for pilots in their 40s and 50s, and finally what pilots in their 60s should do to prepare their portfolio for retirement. Ted calls in for some straight talk and shares a story about his days as a CFI.

    • 1 hr 23 min
    29. Crazy, funny, and interesting aviation stories from our listeners (pt. 1)

    29. Crazy, funny, and interesting aviation stories from our listeners (pt. 1)

    Max and Dylan share some of our listeners’ aviation stories. Mark from ProPilotWorld.com calls in to kick things off. One of our college buddies tells the story about his first number 2 in an aircraft lav. David receives a surprising compliment. Our buddy tells us why pilots and hemorrhoids don’t mix. Ty picks the wrong place to land his chopper. The Russians steal Pete’s MD-87. Zach, from Fit to Fly Apparel, joins us to celebrate the launch of the 21.Five Merch store!

    • 1 hr 16 min
    28. How does the Coronavirus compare to 9/11?

    28. How does the Coronavirus compare to 9/11?

    James and Jason join Dylan and Max to react to the airline bailout (CARES Act). Then, Jason and James compare the coronavirus to 9/11 and reveal some startling facts from 9/11 to help us understand the potential impact of the coronavirus on aviation. We read your questions from the mailbag on debt management and what professional development opportunities are available for CFIs.

    • 57 min
    27. The Airline Bailout: What does it mean for professional pilots?

    27. The Airline Bailout: What does it mean for professional pilots?

    Mini episode recorded on March 26th at 8 AM PST: The CARES Act was passed by the Senate last night, if the bill becomes law, how will the bailout money be used by the airlines? What does it mean for professional pilots? Max and Dylan discuss the language in the bill and speculate on what it means for the industry.

    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
66 Ratings

66 Ratings

blamb1441 ,

Fantastic Show

Entertaining and informative show that applies to every segment of the industry. Max and Dylan cover a number of topics in a way that’s refreshing and laid back. I recommend it to all my pilot buddies.

Corporate Pilot ,

Great show

Love the show guys. Great information for all of us pilots. Very entertaining! But dudes, please, you got to change that intro music!

C5_Pete ,

Excellent aviation centric podcast!

I really enjoy this podcast. I find it humorous, informative and educational. Max and Dylan’s stories and interview subjects are really interesting. It makes my 2 hour commute to TEB go by quickly.

Thanks guys!!!

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