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!

So….can Penguins Really fly?  Inquiring minds want to know.  Aeronautical engineers want to know.  We know turkeys can fly…we have the video.  Oh, check out out song, movie, and book and listen to this show for all the answers.

Movie:  Lancaster Skies (2019)

Book:  Warbirds in the Cloak of Darkness

Interview:  Shane Woodson-Uavionix

Website or App:  Airmate EFB

Song:  Nice Little Penguins/Flying

Destination/Places to Fly To: Great War flying Museum

Comedy/Sound:  Saturday Night Live/Aer Lingus

Direct download: H49Ep149.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:45pm PDT

Every airplane owner has had a little “hangar rash” but one of our news stories in this month’s show highlights an extreme example.  Plus, we have the usual movie, song, comedy and more for you to enjoy!

Movie: Island In The Sky (1953)

Book:  Flight-The 100 Worlds Greatest Aircraft by Mark Phelps

Interview:  Jamie Smith/Ameriflight

Website: Vatsim-The world’s Virtual Air Traffic Simulation network

Song: The Motors/Airport

Destination/Places to Fly To:  The Bahamas

Comedy/Sound:  Ricky Gervais-What He Hates About flying

Direct download: H49Ep148.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:23pm PDT

It’s our latest episode:  “Steamy Movie and a Graphic Novel!”  We understand marketing…and how to build a big audience with a catchy title.  See, we already got you to read this far.  Give a listen and find out what we are really talking about.  (Oh…by the end of this show, we’ll still be rated PG (Pretty Good.)

Movie: The Carpetbaggers (1964)

Book:  Hero’s of Flight by Dan Green

Interview:  Mark Baker/AOPA

Website: Oleg Antonov State Aviation Museum-Kviv, Ukraine

Song: Walter Murphy Band-Flight ‘76

Destination/Places to Fly To:  Bella Coola, BC

Comedy/Sound: If Cops Talked Like Pilots

Direct download: H49Ep147.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:38am PDT


It’s been a long hard road…er…runway, but Hangar 49 is now entering our 12th season on the air…er…internet.  Crank up the hi-fi and listen to this episode with a movie, book, song, interview, and comedy.

Movie:  The McConnell Story (1955)

Book:   Wings of Gold/The Story of the First Women Naval Aviators by Beverly Weintraub

Interview: Peter Zaccagnino-Part 3-Books, TV, and what's next.

Website:  Flying to Mexico

Song: Up and Flying/Reba McIntire

Destination/Places to Fly To:  Abbotsford International Air Show

Comedy/Sound:  Saturday Night Live-Jet Blue Flight 292

Direct download: H49Ep146.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:19am PDT

Like all pilots, we dream about our next airplane. So, when a great deal opens up, we can’t wait to get going.  But, like most dreaming pilots…we’re a bit short on cash.  Here’s your chance to help us out.  We think we need a GoFundMe or Venmo money-raising campaign!  We’re sure all our loyal listeners would be happy to help us step into a great airplane.  Stay tuned for donation details!

Martin Mars for sale-Isn’t she a beauty?

Movie: Thunderbirds-Soldiers of the Air (1943)

Destination: Castle Air Museum

Interview: Peter Zaccagnino-Part Two-Air Racing

Book: The Vietnam Air War-From the Cockpit by Dennis Ridnouer

Song:  Airline Agent/James McMurtry

Website: Boldmethod

Comedy: Saturday Night Live-Flight Announcements

Direct download: H49Ep145.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:11pm PDT

Our special guest on this show has even been around the world.  So has Tony.  Our movie for this episode is Around The World In 80 Days.  Sometimes we talk to much.  In fact, in the time it takes to listen to this show, the International Space Station will travel around the world.

Movie:  Around the World in 80 Days (1956)

Website: The Honourable Company of Air Pilots

Interview:  Peter Zaccagnino (Part One-How he started)

Book: Relevant by Peter Zaccagnino

Song:  Gotta Get the First Plane Home/The Kinks

Destination/Places to Fly To: Museum of Cosmonautics/Moscow, Russia

Comedy/Sound:  Steve Hofstetter/Stupid people Won’t Survive a Plane Crash

Direct download: H49Ep144.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:34am PDT