Episode 058 | John Hutchinson Returns | Concorde Adventures with Richard Collins

We had it…

1976-2003, It was the absolute pinnacle of airline transportation. 

We all know the story now too of why it went away. And if you don’t, make sure to go back and listen to Concorde Week Episodes 33-36, and also Episode 53. Where renowned Concorde expert and Retired Concorde Captain and BBC Broadcaster John Hutchinson recounts what it was like to live the life many of us can now only dream of. 

It’s always an honor to speak with John, and today he’s back to answer some of the more operational questions listeners have sent in after his last appearance on the show. What he has to say might really surprise you…

Episode 056 | William Goldberg | Goldberg Aviation| Are single engine pilots making a deal with The Devil?

William Goldberg is the founder of Goldberg Aviation, a company that specializes in TBM training for owners and operators. And when it comes to that community, he’s the go-to, and when you listen to him talk, you’re going to see why. He’s really done it all, and I’m honored to share his knowledge with you’ll today, because whether or not you ever touch the controls of a TBM, or anything like it, the knowledge he shares is universal.

Episode 055 | NASA/ASU ATC Modernization Project with Prof. Yongming Liu | Community Catch Up

As controllers, we often talk about the traffic in two ways. Volume, which of course, is how many airplanes, and complexity. Which is how difficult it is to make a problem work. Without complexity, you can work a ton of aircraft, and it isn’t all that bad. But with complexity factored in, you can feel like you’re going down the tubes with only a few. The real question is though, how do you feel about it when you’re there, and when it’s over. That session felt like anything worth doing. Kinda painful, but very gratifying afterward. And a friend saying something nice can make it all worthwhile.

If you’re new to the show, welcome! My name is Brandon Gonzales. I’m an Air Traffic Controller at a busy GA airport, but I’ve had a varied 25 year aviation experience thus far including Piloting, Flight Instructing, Aircraft Sales, Ramp and line service for both GA and airlines, and now Aviation podcasting as well.

On this show we hit aviation from as many angles as possible. Be it news, interviews, storytelling, Airlines, GA, even drones sometimes. But whatever it is, if you can fly in it, it’s fair game here.

Today specifically, we’ve got two of my favorite aviation topics to discuss. Aviation community, and also future technology.

Back to the beginning of the episode and the shoutouts from my friends. At my airport, there’s no lack of friendship. People are always saying hi to me and each other on the radio, setting up airport events, and I’ll be honest, our airport even has a decent bar…

But it reminded me. That’s probably the greatest part of this whole aviation thing. Besides burning kerosene to propel yourself around at hundreds of miles per hour & stuff, but I digress. 

The communities built around different parts of flying never fail to amaze me, and now, in the time of social media, that’s gotten even better. So, in this episode, I’m going to change some stuff up. It’s community first! …Then the other content.

Which by the way today is an interview with a professor at Arizona State University named Yongming Liu, who’s working with NASA to change the future of air traffic control. You know, it’s interesting how the government works with academia and if you’re interested in that, or the future of ATC, you won’t want to miss this!

Episode 042 | Filing an alternate ...for your career. With Rob Mark

Today, Rob Mark, Publisher of Jetwhine and Senior Editor of FLYING Magazine is back to discuss side hustles, career changes, pivots, and alternates. I don’t know anyone whose career hasn’t had a few of these, and that’s why I want to give you some ACTIONABLE content today that might help move your career along. Or even catch you if the bottom does fall out without warning you first…

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