Tuesday, December 1, 2009

The New Pilot PodBlog Ep #04 - The Scenic Route

In this episode I discuss another flight with Joey. How fuel flowing from a wing tip is not a bad thing, alternative plans and how to get flight following on a sight-seeing flight.

I also get caught by my instructor when I make a non-standard departure.

Please join me as I take you on another fun flight where I learn a few things by myself and with the help of others.

Shout Outs:

The Student Pilot Cast - Learning to fly...in front of the world. A podcast about learning to fly.

The Pilot's Flight PodLog - Pilots and aviation enthusiasts like to fly, naturally. When they aren't flying, they like to talk about flying. Come join us in the virtual hangar for a little hangar-flying!

myTransponder- the social networking site for pilots, aircrews, maintainers, controllers, instructors, owners, and enthusiasts

Thanks for listening.

Blues skies everyone!

You can reach me at TheNewPilotPodBlog@gmail.com
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The intro and closing song is John Mellencamp's My Aeroplane.

Direct access to the mp3 is here.


  1. Rob,
    Thanks for sharing your thoughts about being a new pilot! I'm about 25 hours in to my Private Pilot training and am just about to solo. For Christmas my wife got me 1/4 share in a 1978 172N, so I'm pretty excited to finish my training in my own plane! I'll actually be saving money owning than renting a 172 at $140 an hour!!
    I'll definitely be goal setting once I have my ticket, thank you for the encouragement and your candid thoughts on being a pilot!
    Merry Christmas,
    Ed Hilton
    Truckee, CA
    N738WY @ KTRK

  2. Ed

    Happy New Year.

    Good luck on your flight training. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact me.