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!

Wow! Over 12 years in the making!  There’s 149 episodes of these guys working up to this very day.  Through trials and tribulations, this team has worked tirelessly to produce the most entertaining aviation podcast in the world.  So, here it is.  The Best of Everything.  And….please welcome our special guest host, Hangar 49 founder, Jim Leighty

So: Sit down.  Shut up. And hold on.

Top 10 Movies:
#10: Pushing Tin
#9: Fail Safe
#8: The High and the Mighty
#7: Planes-Fire and Rescue
#6: The Dam Busters
#5: Memphis Belle
#4: The Blue Max
#3: One Six Right
#2: Airplane
#1: Top Gun & Top Gun

Top Destination/Places to Fly or Drive To:  Oshkosh

Top 10 Books:  
#10: Tales of An Old Bold Pilot Who Lived To Tell His Story Of Flying The North by Jack McCallum
#9: Airframe by Michael Chrichton
#8: Flying Tigress by Norah O’Neill
#7: Forever Flying by Bob Hoover
#6: Straight On Till Morning: The Life Of Beryl Markham by Mary S. Lovell
#5: 99 Ways to Make a Flight Attendant Fly--Off the Handle!: A Guide for the Novice or Oblivious Air Traveler by Joann Deveny
#4:  Naked in Da Nang: A Forward Air Controller in Vietnam by Mike Jackson
#3: The Wild Blue-Men & Boys Who Flew The B-24's Over Germany by Stephen Ambrose
#2: Flight-The 100 Greatest Airplanes by Mark Phelps
#1: Stick and Rudder by Wolfgang Langewiesche

Best all time Interview:  John & Martha King

Best Aviation Website/App:  Foreflight

Best Comedy/Sound:  Louis CK/Flying

Top 10 Songs
#10: Stephen Still/Tree Top Flyer
#9: Jefferson Airplane/Planes
#8: Chilliwack/Fly At Night
#7: Fifth Dimension/Up, Up, and Away
#6: Frank Sinatra/Come Fly With Me
#5: Arlo Guthrie/Coming Into Los Angeles
#4: Elton John/Rocket Man
#3: Kenny Loggins/Danger Zone
#2: Mary Chapin Carpenter/Why Walk When You Can Fly
#1: Michael Jackson/Fly Away


Direct download: H49Ep150.mp3
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