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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!

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

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    • 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 Merge' from BVR Productions

    Introducing 'The Merge' from BVR Productions

    For the past year the team at BVR Productions has been working on a new show that tells a serialized story over multiple episodes of a given season.

    The show is called The Merge and the FPP is proud to feature the first four episodes of season 1 over the month of August, beginning with this, the show announcement and trailer.

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    • 4 min
    FPP118 - A-3 Skywarrior

    FPP118 - A-3 Skywarrior

    A discussion on the carrier-based nuclear strike aircraft that served most of it's half-century career in reconnaissance, electronic warfare, and aerial tanker roles.

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    • 1 hr 6 min
    FPP117 - C-17 Globemaster III

    FPP117 - C-17 Globemaster III

    A discussion on the cargo aircraft that can haul strategic lift like a C-5 Galaxy but operating from austere dirt airfields like the tactical C-130 Hercules.

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    • 55 min
    Tiger Cruises (Rocky Aiello Tribute)

    Tiger Cruises (Rocky Aiello Tribute)

    A discussion on the pre-COVID practice of allowing U.S. Navy sailors' close family and friends to join them during the final leg of deployment.
    This episode is dedicated to the memory of Marcello "Rocky" Aiello, 1968-2021.

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    • 1 hr 4 min
    Intermission - Listener Questions with "Jell-O"

    Intermission - Listener Questions with "Jell-O"

    This being our 4th year in podcasting, episodes air on the 4's of each month. But this month, the 4th falls on a major U.S. holiday so we're taking a little break. Cohost Boat welcomes Jell-O back to the show following his family setback and the two clear out the phone log.

    For those of you who celebrate it, happy Independence Day!

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    • 28 min
    FPP116 - P-51 Mustang

    FPP116 - P-51 Mustang

    A discussion on the most iconic U.S. fighter plane of World War II with triple ace Clarence "Bud" Anderson.

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    • 1 hr 24 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
1.3K Ratings

1.3K Ratings

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!

wannabee Groupie ,

Sky warrior maven

A3 episode one of your top five all-time. Well done

KellerDE ,

The Gold Standard

Consistently excellent. Constantly raising the bar as the best in the genre.

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