118 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!

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

    • Aviation
    • 4.9 • 982 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!

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    FPP095 - Surface-to-Air Threats: SAMs

    FPP095 - Surface-to-Air Threats: SAMs

    A discussion on the "flying telephone poles" responsible for the downing of hundreds of coalition aircraft since first debuting in the Vietnam conflict.

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    • 1 hr 47 min
    Hogs in the Sand with "Buck"

    Hogs in the Sand with "Buck"

    A discussion on flying A-10s in Operation Desert Storm and details on the guest's new book chronicling his experiences in the war.

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    • 13 min
    FPP094 - Surface-to-Air Threats: AAA

    FPP094 - Surface-to-Air Threats: AAA

    A discussion on the threat posed to military aircraft by surface-firing guns, cannon, and artillery.

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    • 1 hr 17 min
    Tomcat RIO with "Bio"

    Tomcat RIO with "Bio"

    A short discussion with a former F-14 Tomcat RIO, TOPGUN (school) instructor, Top Gun (movie) advisor, and now author on his latest of three books.

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    • 14 min
    FPP093 - U-2 Dragon Lady

    FPP093 - U-2 Dragon Lady

    A discussion on the Cold War-era spy plane still flying high 60 years after its introduction.

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    • 1 hr 43 min
    FPP092 - A-1 Skyraider

    FPP092 - A-1 Skyraider

    A discussion on the propeller-driven attack plane originally developed for carrier operations that may be best known for its rescue "Sandy" missions during the Vietnam conflict.

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    • 1 hr 29 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
982 Ratings

982 Ratings

Ghost792 ,

Educational and exciting

The Fighter Pilot Podcast is a fascinating window into the world of military aviation. Modern and historic planes are discussed along with diverse topics such as mission planning and the boneyard. This show has something for everyone interested in military aviation.

Oilfield doc ,

Dragon lady

I have been binge listening to the podcasts and have to say Lips with the Dragon Lady was the most enjoyable, funny, informative and has me wanting for the next episode.

SuperBrad007 ,

Awesome!

I have listened to most of the aviation podcasts out there. There are some very, very good ones. This one is the best. Enough said. Now let’s get out of here....

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