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!

News stuff:

Colton Harris-Moore is on the move and the Feds are right behind him!

Richard Branson falls of Jet Ski.

Flight Attendant helps land plane.

UAV's and AWACS are all around!

Kaye's Bistro out at Spokane International is a nice place to eat. It can be found at the XN Air Executive Terminal.

Destination of the week is 3W7 Electric City Washington.

Song of the week is Fly Robin Fly bu the Silver Convention.

Movie of the week is Jet Pilot featuring John Wayne and Janet Leigh.

Website of the week is Airsidetv.com.

Book of the week is Aviation's Most Wanted: The Top 10 Book of Winged Wonders, Lucky Landings, and Other Aerial Oddities.

 

 

Check out Avwebs Sonic Boom video!

Until next time, blue skies and tailwinds.

 

Jim

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Welcome to Episode 15!

In this episode we focus on D-day.

News~

Biplane flips at Ronald Reagan Airport. Here is the inside video of the crash.

Delta airlines accidently sends kids to wrong city. And no, I'm not crazy. There is a song about saying no to going to Boston!

We talk about Weight and Balance. It still bugs me.

Song of the week is by The Four Vagabonds called Coming in on a Wing and a Prayer.

Movie of the week is the Glenn Miller Story. Tony gives us a little background on the death of Glenn Miller. Surprising stuff!

Website of the week is www.DUAT.com.

Book of the week is At the Controls: The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Book of Cockpits.

 

Blue skies and tailwinds.

 

Jim

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Episode 14 for some reason had us unintentionally talking about aircraft mishaps.

In the news we had a helicopter crash in Spokane off the end of Felts Field: Helicopter crash

We also had a small plane crash in California that hit trolley lines. And we also had a Float Plane crash up in Canada.

Movie of the week: The High and the Mighty

Song of the week: Lee Greenwood, God Bless the USA

Book of the week is the SAS Survival Handbook.

Al tells us about the APRS device that you can use in an emergency to be located. You can read about it on the Pacific Northwest Flying forum.

 

Website of the week is Alaska By Air.

Amelia Earhart might be getting closer to home. Read about how they think they found her. And I am serious about the crabs!!!! These things are scary!

Until next time, blue skies and tailwinds.

 

Jim

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We had a bit of technical difficulty this week and a few audio problems but we finally made it. Wouldn't you know this would be episode 13? This week our guest is Larry Holtz. Larry tells us about his trip to Alaska.

 

Our website of the week is Bob Millers Over The Air Waves is a great source for aviation safety information.

Song of the week is Gordon Lightfoot's Early Morning Rain

Airpark Home of the week John Travolta's House

Movie of the week is Paradise, Hawaiian Style starring Elvis Presley.

Don't know what a Wii is? You need to get one! They are so much fun. Get your own Wii.

We found a blog across the ocean that found us! Check out Downwind for Where?

If you would like to contact us you can send an email to hangar49@comcast.net .

Blue skies and tailwinds.

 

Jim

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This week Al and I talk about the things we learned from the last Wings seminar. Our guest were members from the local weather station and they taught us about weather radar.

Song of the week is a happy surprise. Michael Jackson's "Fly Away"

Airport of the week is Pendleton Oregon (KPDT). You can also find out about the future Pendleton Air Museum.

Website of the week is actually two. First there is AOPA's Let's Go Flying page were you can get help towards earning your Pilots license. The second is a great site for looking at the history of aviation. It is called The Flying Machines.

If you would like to send us any comments you can send it to hangar49@comcast.net.

Take care,

Jim

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Episode 11

Sadly Al was not able to attend Episode 11 due to prior commitments. However Tony and I tried our best to forge on!

 

Destination of the week: College Place, WA. This is a great place to fly to and if your passengers like wine then they'll love Walla Walla!

Website of the week is Whitt's Flying.

 

Movie/DVD of the week: Big Rocks and Long Props. Cool flying videos that you'll love!

 

Song of the week is The Great Airplane Strike by Paul Revere and the Raiders.

 

Also check out the Kelowna Flying Club.

If you are interested in winning an airplane check out The 1940 Air Terminal Museum to find out how to get a raffle ticket.

If you would like to contact us please send email to hangar49@comcast.net .

 

Until next time, blue skies and tailwinds.

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This week Al talks about NextGen ATC and 406mhz ELT's, I talk about the attack of the trees and Tony gives us a lesson on the Mob.

 

Our Song of the week is Come Fly with Me by Frank Sinatra.

The Movie of the week is actually a TV show that is trying to get on to national television. It is called The Aviators. Check out their website and help them get noticed. The Aviators

The Destination of the week is Hood River Oregon. It is a fun little airport that has the WAAAM right next to it. The WAAAM is a terrific museum that is worth a visit!

 

The Website of the week features some of natures coolest aviators. Bald Eagles! Take a look at the Eagle Cam.

 

Have a great week.

Blue skies and tailwinds.

 

Jim

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Last week the program I use to record the show failed and we lost the file. But Al came to the rescue this week so here we go again!

Airport of the week is North Las Vegas Airport (KVGT): http://www.airnav.com/airport/KVGT

Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum is building a water park! Check out the website: http://www.sprucegoose.org/

Check out the: Wings Program

Movie of the week is: Airplane

Website of the week is Flightlogg.in . It is a great free online log book.

 

Song ot the week is by Tom T. Hall and it is called Spokane Motel Blues.

For some fun aviation time passing when the clouds are too low check out Tony's suggestion at : http://www.flyinggames.net/

If you have any questions or comments please email us at hangar49@comcast.net or leave a comment on iTunes. And as always you can chat with us on Pacific Northwest Flying

Until Next time, blue skies and tailwinds.

Jim

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Well we made it to the day that the U.S. government reminds us about the money that we could have used to pay for more flying. Those sadistic bureaucrats! Welcome to Episode 8.

In this episode we talk about Learning to Fly Day. You can find out about it at http://www.learntoflyday.com/

Destination of the week is Bonners Ferry Idaho. The Airport is actualy called Boundary County Airport. Drop by Northern Air and tell them we said hello: Boundary County Airport

A fuel truck had a run in with a Corporate Jet. Check it out at the Pacific Northwest Flying Forum

The Website of the week is Bruce Williams website.

The Movie of the week is Pushing Tin.

Song of the week is Watching Airplanes by Gary Allen.

Thanks to Jack, Jeb, and Dave for the mention on their podcast. It was their podcast, Uncontrolled Airspace, that got me inspired to start Hangar49. If you are looking for another great aviation Podcast give a listen to Uncontrolled Airspace.

I want to also thank Bob Iversen and P.J. Gustafson for writing to let us know how we are doing. We appreciate your thoughts and kind words.

If you would like to write us with any comments please feel free to do so at hangar49@comcast.net.

Until next time, blue skies and tailwinds.

Jim

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We have made it to Lucky Episode 7! However I dropped the ball and ended up not being able to participate in this show. But Al and Tony forged ahead and created a great show! They tell us a bit about the iPad and what it will be coming out with soon.

 

Song of the week is by Jefferson Airplane called Blues From An Airplane.

 

Website of the week is Patricks Aviation.

 

Destination of the week is the Alvord Desert in Oregon!

 

Movie of the week is a silent movie called Wings. You can check out the first part and follow through to the others here

 

You can get a hold of us at hangar49@comcast.net.

Until next time, clear skies and tailwinds!

Jim

 

 

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