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16 minutes | Aug 7, 2022
Alberta Air Tours at Airventure
We had the privilege of speaking in front of the entire Oshkosh crowd, and taking our message of spreading General Aviation. Scott couldn't make it, but the rest of the Air Tour crew got up on the podium and talked about the tour and all of the benefits. You can see my video about the air tours here: https://youtu.be/kUM9ddHmTRM
60 minutes | Dec 31, 2021
How to win championships, with Thomas Lockwood
We talk to Thomas Lockwood of OneMoment racing about his involvement in air racing, and the future of the sport. https://www.facebook.com/flyingbrix http://teamonemoment.com https://www.instagram.com/findlay_race_30/ https://www.facebook.com/onemomentairracing
51 minutes | Apr 23, 2021
Shiny planes and parachutes
24 Year old Kieran Tookey recently rebuilt his 1947 Ercoupe. He sat down with us to talk about this shiny airplane, and the various adrenaline fuelled hobbies he enjoys. Kieran: https://www.instagram.com/ktookster/ Brian: https://www.instagram.com/intheblueyonder/ Scott: https://www.instagram.com/holmes540/
69 minutes | Dec 22, 2020
Give Hope Wings with Dave McElroy
Hope Air is a charity that helps get people in financial need to and from remote medical treatments. To date, they've helped over 150,000 people by arranging flights and accommodations. Dave McElroy is a leader amongst their organization, and has arranged and headed up several group flight events to raise money. To date, Dave's Give Hope Wings charity has raised over $900,000 for Hope Air, and is aiming to raise another $1.1 million more in 2021. Dave also flew around the world in 2014 to raise money for a few different charities. www.givehopewings.ca
50 minutes | Dec 15, 2020
The engine fell off! Chuck Wentworth's 1981 Reno Emergency
Chuck Wentworth was one of the fastest Reno racers around. In 1981, he had a catastrophic failure that caused the engine to fall off his plane, which produced one of the most harrowing photos we've ever seen. Chuck has flown many other aircraft, and has even restored several aircraft that are now in the Smithsonian. We were extremely lucky to interview Chuck. Photo credit: Maxine Carlin
97 minutes | Nov 30, 2020
Setting a record in a home built airplane
Jim Price recounts his story of flying his home built Long EZ to a C-1A altitude record of over 35,000 feet. That record that has stood unbroken since 1996.
82 minutes | Nov 20, 2020
Formula 1 Stories with the Goforths
We talk to Kelly and Phillip Goforth, who are living legends in the Formula 1 Air Race scene. They have a lot of history with IF1, and plan to keep flying and training new pilots.
78 minutes | Oct 15, 2020
Do drones have a place at GA airports?
We talk to Cole from Pegasus Imagery about the future of drone tech, and how drones will stay safe in shared airspace.
100 minutes | Sep 30, 2020
The future of aviation in Alberta, with MLA, Shane Getson
We interview the MLA of Lac Ste. Anne/Parkland, Shane Getson about the future of aviation in Alberta. Shane is the only currently serving MLA with a pilot license. He sees big things for the future of Alberta Aviation, and what it can do for business across Canada.
75 minutes | Jun 27, 2020
Creighton King, creator of GripLock Ties
Creighton King is a member of the flying cowboys, and owner of Last Lap Player, a Gold Formula 1 race plane. Creighton talks to us about creating a business, designing and selling GripLock ties, the best bushplane shocks, and his thoughts on ADS-B. Get free shipping on your GripLock Ties order from https://www.griplockties.com by using promo code deadstick at checkout.
62 minutes | Jun 5, 2020
Fighter pilots and ADS-B
Erick O'connor joins us to talk about his experience with avionics as a F-18 fighter pilot in Cold Lake Alberta.
67 minutes | May 21, 2020
Building the Perfect Panel
With special guests, Tom Watkins and Matt Hughes. We discuss why most aircraft avionics are worthless, and check out a Russian AN2 biplane.
49 minutes | Apr 27, 2020
The Atomic Pumpkin
We talk to Matt from the Atomic Pumpkin race team. This is the first episode recorded live. Check out our Youtube channel for the HD video version of the podcast.
35 minutes | Dec 23, 2019
Buying a Buccaneer, Part 2
Brian discusses training and flying his buccaneer across the country.
70 minutes | Dec 20, 2019
Building an experimental composite aircraft from scratch
Trevor joins us to talk about his 20 year Cozy project, building his experimental composite aircraft from scratch.
38 minutes | Nov 25, 2019
The truth about electric airplanes
We talk about the Electric Falcon project, and electric aviation in general.
30 minutes | Nov 8, 2019
Buying a Buccaneer Part 1
Brian buys a Lake Buccaneer, and we discuss the process of buying and getting the plane.
36 minutes | Jul 3, 2019
How to race in Formula 1
Scott talks about racing in Formula 1, and some Deadstick radio updates.
42 minutes | Jun 13, 2019
Buying an Experimental Aircraft for Primary Training
We interview Calvin, who has decided to purchase a Kitfox 5 for primary training, despite never having flown in a small aircraft before.
72 minutes | May 20, 2019
Sophia Wells, Chief Flying Instructor
We interview Sophia Wells, Chief Flying Instructor of the Edmonton Flying Club. We talk about various ways to get into aviation, and some common misconceptions people may have. https://www.flyefc.ca
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