Hangar49
We talk about different airstrips to visit, the ups and downs of flying in the Pacific Northwest, and all the fun events you can find here! We also like to discuss aviation music, movies, books, and websites. Basically we are just a bunch of fun loving pilots that have a passion for aviation just like you!
This Hangar 49 Podcast episode is rated PG

We apologize in adavance.  The three of us haven't been in the studio together for several months.  Things just got out of hand.  It would be advisable to send the kids to bed early and cover grandmas ears before you hit the "play" button.

Movie:  Six Days, Seven Nights (1998) - How can you go wrong with Harrison Ford, Anne Heche, and a DeHavilland Beaver?
 
Music:  Elton John - Rocket Man
 
Book:  Flying! The Curious Kids Book About Airplanes, Aviation, and Space Travel by Brian Sloan

Sound:  Pilot Saved By Quick Thinking Air Traffic Controller

Destination:  Imperial War Museum Duxford

Website:  88NV-Black Rock City

Interview:  Elliot Sanders/VNY Prop Association

Thanks for listening, and again, sorry.  We'll tone it down next time.  Really.  We promise.

Direct download: H49Ep69.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:19pm PST
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It's magic-Jim is here!

Note from Management:  Yeah, yeah, yeah.  It takes a while to get these shows produced.  We recorded this program on July 13th and here it is, the middle of August.  The production staff has vacation time built up and they were not coming back to work.  Nope.  Ain't gonna happen.  So, sorry for the delay.  Now, on with the show.

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So..here we are...Al and Tony living the great life at the Arlington, Washington Fly-in.  We are having the time of our lives.  There are airplanes and pilots everywhere.  Too bad Jim couldn't be here.  Wait...hold the phone....huh?  What?  He's here?  Wow!  It's about time!  Through the magic of Skype, the Internet, and very specifically-directed electrons, Jim was able to join us for this show.

We have encore appearances with a movie, a song, plus a new book to read.

And...special guests, including a brand-new certificated private pilot.  We'll listen to her story and more.

Thanks for listening.

Direct download: H49Ep68.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:45pm PST
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Fun and frolic on the flightline

It's fun and frolic on the flightline and another NoeGymShow.  Yep, Tony and Al are at the Arlington, Washington 2013 Fly-In.  It's a Friday, July 12, 2013 and Jim made some lame excuse like, "um...I had to work."  Ha!  We don't believe him at all.  Anyway, enjoy the show as the aircraft taxi by our studio.  Oh...and we talk about flying.

Direct download: H49Ep67.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:12am PST
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We are watching the airplanes go by

Yep.  It's another fabulous year where we are broadcasting our podcast over the airwaves and internet from the flight line at the Arlington, WA (KAWO) Fly-In.  It's the third largest fly-in every year and we just sit a few feet from the airplanes as they taxi by to parking.  Join Al, Tony, and no Jim in this episode, originally broadcast on July 11, 2013.

Direct download: H49Ep66.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:47pm PST
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A Cyber-Space Oddity


This is really an odd episode.  A cyber-space oddity.  Tony was under the weather and couldn't reach his computer mouse.  So we talked about him since he wasn't on the show to defend himself.  Then, Al went on vacation and Jim was left in charge of the production staff.  That didn't go well.  They ran roughshod over Jim and duct-taped him to a chair in the production dungeon.  When last seen, the production staff had escaped, swiped the keys to the Gulfstream, and winged back to the Caymans.  Al got back from vacation, found Jim, and saw all the clutter of the latest episode scatted around the studio.  An outside production company was hired to make some sense of all this, and the show is now ready.  The moral of the story:  Duct-tape Tony's mouse to his hand, duct-tape the production staff to their chairs, and never, ever leave Jim in charge of the wacky staff in the basement or he will get duct-taped!

Enjoy the show!

Song - Space Oddity - Chris Hadfield   

Book - Ice Pilots      

Website - Arlington Fly-In

Movie – Spirit of St. Louis

Interview – Pilot’s ‘n Paws

Direct download: H49Ep65.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:51pm PST
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We'll have two movies for first class on this flight

Remember the good old days when you went on a loong airline flight, they showed two movies in first class.  Or even to the theater on a Saturday morning and got to see "two" movies for one price?  Well, probably only Tony (maybe Al) remember those days (Jim is just a puppy).  In the spirit of the good old days, we have two movies!  Plus our usual song, sound, and site.  We also have an interview with aviation pioneer, Norah O'Neill, plus a book, and a sound you won't hear this summer.  So, sit back, relax, and enjoy your flight.

Movie: Bat 21
Bonus Movie: Movie:  Planes
Song:  John Hiatt-Child of the Wild Blue Yonder
Book:  I Was Hitler's Pilot: The Memoirs of Hans Baur
Sound:  The Blue Angels
Destination:  Prosser, Wa (Jim and Al go winery-hopping)
Interview:  Norah O'Neill, the Flying Tigress

Direct download: H49E64.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:20pm PST
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Say hello to our listeners, Mickey!

In this episode, Al and Jim lament over the silliness of control tower closings due to the "sequester," Tony finds his transponder, we turn the world upside down with Bob Hoover, plus Craig Fuller and Mickey Mouse drop by for a visit.

Movie:  Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo
Book:  Forever Flying by Bob Hoover
Song:  Blown by the Wind - Alan Parsons (Listener Mike Whaley suggestion)
Destination:  Pearson Air Museum in Vancouver, WA (KVUO)

Direct download: Podcast63.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:12am PST
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Put your tray table up and fasten your seat belt

Wow!  We're three years old!  (And I thought we were only two.  How time flies when you're having fun.) Yep, in February 2010 we began the historic journey of Hangar 49, now heard around the world in dozens of countries by millions...er...thousands of listeners.  So, put your seat tray up, turn off all electronic devices (except the one you're using) and fasten your seat belt.

Song: Steve Hackett - Tiger Moth
Movie: Up
Bonus Song:  The Beatles – Happy Birthday 
Interview:  Pilots n Paws
Book: Flying Tigress by Norah O’Neill
Website (and cool flying application for your iPhone or iPad): Cloudahoy

Direct download: H49Podcast62.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:20pm PST
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Elvis....er....Jim has left the building!

So...we are all gathered in the Hangar 49 studio for the recording of this show.  The recording is going well.  Then, we get ready to introduce the interview and...poof....Jim disappears.  He's gone.  Just like Elvis.  He's probably driving a cab in Vegas and moonlighting as an Elvis impersonator.  Anyway...Tony and I handle the rest of the show with a great interview with Bruce Williams, a classic movie, a hidden gem of a song, and a good book to relax by the fire on a chilly winter evening.  It's all here in this episode of Hangar 49.  Enjoy!

Book:  Bound for the Backcountry-A History of Idaho's Remote Airstrips by Richard Holm
Song:  The Flying Song - Colin Hay
Movie:  Men With Wings  Part One and Part Two
Interview:  Bruce Williams-Stall/Spin/Upset Training at BruceAir
Destination:  Washington Aviation Association Trade Show

Oh...and if you're in Vegas and you see a familiar face with huge glasses, a karate gi, and bushy sideburns...tell Jim hello for us.

Direct download: Podcast61.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:14pm PST
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Volare!!!

We are back from vacation (or "Holiday" as Tony, all Canadians, and proper British society would say) with another "really big shew."  Tony suggested "Volare" by Dean Martin as our song for this show.  "Volare" in Italian is "fly."  Of course.  Why not.  Plus, our residnet music expert Tony also suggested we listen to David Bopwies version.  We have them both.

Plus, we have a special guest star.  Bruce Williams is the expert on Microsoft Flight Simulator and we learn how to use the program as a training aid (and why not...Bruce wrote the book!).

Tony also has his personal story about the story behind our movie.

All that and more on this episode of Hangar 49!


Song:  Volare - Dean Martin
Bonus Song:  Volare - David Bowie
Movie:  Dam Busters
Book- Microsoft® Flight Simulator as a Training Aid by Bruce Williams  
Bonus Book:  Scenario-Based Training with X-Plane and Microsoft Flight Simulator: Using PC-Based Flight Simulations Based on FAA-Industry Training Standards  by Bruce Williams
Website- Bruce Air

Direct download: Podcast60.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:27pm PST
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