Episode 08 of Squawk Ident recorded on 7th of November, 2019
In our very first interview on Squawk Ident, Av8rTony has a wonderful discussion with Captain Roger. They discuss everything from how Roger started down the path of an aviation career to the many hurtles he had to overcome. From student pilot to multi-engine instructor, from airline furloughs to cargo operations, we even talk about a bird strike or two.
[4:00] The Start of the Dream
[17:04] First Part 121 Job
[21:57] Surviving a Furlough by Floating Down Stream
[27:57] Bird Strike!
[44:32] Choosing Quality of Life Over Bad Schedules
[48:32] Colgan Flight 3407
[52.36] King Airs to Part 135
[01:01:01] Pilot Shortage
[01:13:49] Closing Statements
Roger's Beach 99 - http://www.birdstrikenews.com/2009/12/full-size-photos-from-show-low-bird.html
Bird Strike near Show Low, AZ - http://www.airsafenews.com/2009/11/amerifligt-aircraft-escapes-disaster.html
Colgan Flight 3407 - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colgan_Air_Flight_3407
Pilot Shortage Article - https://theconversation.com/the-us-is-facing-a-serious-shortage-of-airline-pilots-95699
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