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April 26, 2011

Dan Johnson, ByDanJohnson.com
Dan Johnson is back from the AERO event in Germany and gives us a report on new products from the premier event in Germany for sport and microlight aviation. ByDanJohnson.com (4/26/11)

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Michael Zidziunas, Mike Z Sport Aviation
Mike Z has recently become the LSA Flying Ambassador to the Bahamas. Mike talks about what his new job entails and how the Bahamas are actively courting airplane owners to make the flight over to the Islands. Mike Z Sport Aviation (4/26/11)

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Mike Stratman, California Power Systems, Inc.
This is our first chance to talk with Mike Stratman since Sun 'n Fun. Mike explains some of the engine concerns that aircraft owners who had their airplanes damaged in the storm at the show should think about and we talk about prop strikes in general. California Power Systems, Inc. (4/26/11)

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Scott Severen, US Aviation Group
In a further mainstreaming of Light Sport Aircraft and Sport Pilot, Scott Severen has taken a job at a full service FBO with a focus on LSA maintenance. We talk about his new position and how LSA's will fit in with a conventional flight school and maintenance operation. US Aviation Group (4/26/11)

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Mike Armstrong, Skytoy
Michael Purdy speaks with Mike Armstrong, Director of Sales and Marketing of Skytoy, a new powered paragliding company. Years in development, the company offers an interesting paramotor engine that is about to shake up the sport. If you have not yet heard of this company, here's your chance. Skytoy (4/26/11)

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April 19, 2011

Glen Moyer, Balloon Federation Of America
The Balloon Federation of America celebrated its half century anniversary earlier this month during its National Convention in Des Moines, Iowa. Glen Moyer from the BFA tells us about this history celebrating and history making convention. Balloon Federation Of America (4/19/11)

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Lee Woodriff, Sun 'n Fun
A couple of weeks ago Dr. Lee Woodriff told us about the Sun 'n Fun award winning ultralights for 2011. This week we focus on the winning aircraft and owners in the light sport aircraft category. Sun 'n Fun (4/19/11)

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Jim Sweeney, SweeneyCorp
The heavy storms and tornados in Florida during Sun 'n Fun seem to have been the beginning of a tumultuous spring. These storms are very apparent on radar, but can sneak up on you if you happen to be flying since they are often imbedded in cloudy weather and are fast moving. Jim Sweeney joins us to talk about how they are being created and how to avoid them. SweeneyCorp (4/19/11)

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DeWitt Whittington, Virginia Regional Festival Of Flight
The good folks in Virginia are getting ready to hold their Festival of Flight and Dee Whittington joins us to talk about a lot of the things planned for this year. This show and the Suffolk Airport are both very sport aviation friendly and we learn about a lot of the things going on there. Virginia Regional Festival Of Flight (4/19/11)

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Chris Page, Into the Wind II, The Adventure Continues
Michael Purdy visits with Chris Page, the Producer, Director, Editor and Pilot in the new award-winning documentary movie about powered paragliding called Into the Wind II, The Adventure Continues. This movie is a sequel to Into the Wind 1 that came out in 2006 and won several awards from film festivals and was shown on PBS. The new movie had its world premiere this month during Worldfest, the 44th Annual Houston International Festival and has won a coveted REMI Award. Chris talks about how the movie follows PPG pilots as they enjoy sport flying in locations such as Monument Valley, Utah, Texas, and Moscow, Russia. Into the Wind II, The Adventure Continues (4/19/11)

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April 12, 2011

Kent Misegades, Aviation Fuel Club
Kent Misegades catches us up with the news about efforts to make ethanol-free fuel more available to pilots. We talk about the Aviation Fuel Club and the petition to the FAA and the EPA seeking to ban blending ethanol in premium gasoline. Aviation Fuel Club (4/12/11) (Part 1 of 2)

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Kent Misegades, Aviation Fuel Club
Kent Misegades catches us up with the news about efforts to make ethanol-free fuel more available to pilots. We talk about the Aviation Fuel Club and the petition to the FAA and the EPA seeking to ban blending ethanol in premium gasoline. Aviation Fuel Club (4/12/11) (Part 2 of 2)

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Jim Sweeney, SweeneyCorp
So just what is the FAA's FAASTeam Safety Standdown? Jim Sweeney explains and talks about what the program emphasizes and locations participating in the Standdown. SweeneyCorp (4/12/11)

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Robert Heimberger, St. Louis Rotorcraft Club
Good pilots work to prevent emergencies by making sure things are right before they ever take off. But sometimes despite all reasonable precautions, emergencies can and do happen in flight. Bob Heimberger talks about how preparation for emergencies can help save the day. St. Louis Rotorcraft Club (4/12/11)

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Leon Wacker, Skycruiser Manufacturing, Inc.
Leon Wacker is the 'Quadfather' of wheeled PPG flight. Michael Purdy talks to Leon about how the early trike units evolved into today's four-wheeled flying machines. Skycruiser Manufacturing, Inc. (4/12/11)

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April 5, 2011

John Burton, Sun 'n Fun
This may have been the most dramatic Sun 'n Fun ever with extreme weather closing the event early on Thursday and people predicting the early end of the event, at least for this year. But in an impressive turnaround, Sun 'n Fun volunteers and the local community pulled together to clean up the damage enough to open the show back up the very next day to huge crowds of people and great weather. John Burton joins us to give us an insider's view of what happened last week. Sun 'n Fun (4/5/11)

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Dan Johnson, ByDanJohnson.com
Dan Johnson held forth in the LSA Mall at Sun 'n Fun last week. We talk with him about how the light sport vendors did both in sales and in weather survival. We also talk about some of the great improvements over in Paradise City this year. ByDanJohnson.com (4/5/11)

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Jim Sweeney, SweeneyCorp
Jim Sweeney spent most of Sun 'n Fun well out of the sun and inside the commercial buildings either explaining the WingX product to others or visiting and learning about other vendor's products. With five commercial buildings to explore, Jim had lots of opportunity to learn what's new in the marketplace and he shares some of what he learned with us. SweeneyCorp (4/5/11)

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Dr. Lee Woodriff, Sun 'n Fun
The ultralight and light sport aircraft categories are judged by teams headed up by Dr. Lee Woodriff. Doc joins us to talk about the categories judged, the winners, and what made them winners at this year's Sun 'n Fun. Sun 'n Fun (4/5/11)

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Michael Purdy, Powered Paragliding Radio
Michael Purdy talks about Skytoy, a new powered paragliding company. Years in development, the company offers an interesting paramotor engine that is about to shake up the sport. If you have not yet heard of this company, here's your chance. Powered Paragliding Radio (4/5/11)

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