166 episodes

The Fighter Pilot Podcast explores the fascinating world of air combat: the aircraft, the weapons systems, and most importantly--the people. Each episode features a guest who helps explain the topic at hand such as how ejection seats work or what it's like to fly on and off nuclear-powered aircraft carriers.

Strap in and hang on for this incredible show!

If you love the roar of a high-speed flyby or are enamored by the poise and confidence of the brave men and women who pilot these aircraft, then this show is for you!

Fighter Pilot Podcast Vincent "Jell-O" Aiello, Retired US Navy Fighter Pilot

    • Leisure
    • 4.9 • 1.3K Ratings

The Fighter Pilot Podcast explores the fascinating world of air combat: the aircraft, the weapons systems, and most importantly--the people. Each episode features a guest who helps explain the topic at hand such as how ejection seats work or what it's like to fly on and off nuclear-powered aircraft carriers.

Strap in and hang on for this incredible show!

If you love the roar of a high-speed flyby or are enamored by the poise and confidence of the brave men and women who pilot these aircraft, then this show is for you!

    Introducing the 'F-14 Tomcast'

    Introducing the 'F-14 Tomcast'

    A replay of episodes 0 and 1 of a new sibling podcast dedicated to the beloved Grumman F-14 Tomcat.

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    • 2 hr 2 min
    Airborne on 9/11: Defending Cheyenne Mountain

    Airborne on 9/11: Defending Cheyenne Mountain

    A discussion on one fighter pilot's experiences defending the American heartland on 9/11/01.

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    • 28 min
    FPP119 - AH-1 Cobra

    FPP119 - AH-1 Cobra

    A discussion on the assault helicopter that began life in the service of the U.S. Army during the Vietnam conflict and is still in service with the U.S. Marines a half century later.

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    • 1 hr 13 min
    The Merge 1-4: Wingman

    The Merge 1-4: Wingman

    Last week we learned details of the mid-air collision from the F-5 crew's perspective, on episode 4 we hear from the F/A-18 flight lead, "Stickit," who lost his wingman in the mishap.

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    • 33 min
    The Merge 1-3: Impact

    The Merge 1-3: Impact

    This week, Sloppy describes the fateful flight of June 13, 2008 from brief to the mid-air collision to parachuting safely to the desert floor below. Meanwhile, the midshipman in the F-5F Tiger II backseat struggles to maintain consciousness, let alone awareness of events transpiring around him.

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    • 48 min
    The Merge 1-2: Fallon

    The Merge 1-2: Fallon

    In season one, episode two, we learn a bit more about Naval Air Station Fallon, Nevada and the advanced training that takes place there with guests Guido, Sloppy, Stickit, and OTO0L.

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    • 26 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
1.3K Ratings

1.3K Ratings

Bananajoeboblawlaw123456789 ,

Love the focus on the people

Flying is great but I especially love the stories of the aviators Jello finds.

dah777 ,

Awesome podcast

Not the only podcast about fighter planes and pilots but in my opinion it’s the best. Love hearing the stories of pilots especially those from WW2 as we are losing them. Format is great and content is better!!

stahlie3 ,

Great podcast!!

Really a great listen! If you like aircraft especially military aircraft, then this is the one four you! Top notch for sure!

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