Airspeed

Airspeed

Por Stephen Force
En Airspeed
Airspeed - Downwind Dashes and Other Long-Distance Soaring with Tony Condon Stephen Force
Episode
in Airspeed

Airspeed - Downwind Dashes and Other Long-Distance Soaring with Tony Condon

Tony Condon is as an ATP and corporate pilot who also serves as the president of the Kansas Soaring Association,...

Add to ... 

Airspeed - From Hell to Namibia and Back Again with John Harte Stephen Force
Episode
in Airspeed

Airspeed - From Hell to Namibia and Back Again with John Harte

John Harte is glider CFI and chief instructor at Sanhill Soaring Club in Gregory, Michigan, just a few miles down the...

Add to ... 

Airspeed - Hangar Flying with Kent Shook Stephen Force
Episode
in Airspeed

Airspeed - Hangar Flying with Kent Shook

Kent and I are sequestered in our respective locations at SARS-CoV-2 sweeps the nation, so we thought we'd record a...

Add to ... 

Airspeed - The Eudaemonic Pie Stephen Force
Episode
in Airspeed

Airspeed - The Eudaemonic Pie

We made an audiobook! Steve narrated the audiobook version of Thomas A. Bass's The Eudaemonic Pie. The book tells the...

Add to ... 

Airspeed - Because Glider - Part 2 Stephen Force
Episode
in Airspeed

Airspeed - Because Glider - Part 2

The second in a two-part series chronicling the long road to becoming a CFI. In this episode, our hero suffers more...

Add to ... 

Airspeed - Because Glider - Part 1 Stephen Force
Episode
in Airspeed

Airspeed - Because Glider - Part 1

Here's Part 1 of the epic quest for the CFI certificate. It covers everything from deciding to go for the certificate...

Add to ... 

Airspeed - River Days Airshow 2016 - Part 1 Stephen Force
Episode
in Airspeed

Airspeed - River Days Airshow 2016 - Part 1

Jack Hodgson takes the bully mic for a pre-show discussion of what it takes to put on a hometown airshow in some of...

Add to ... 

Airspeed - The Assignment Stephen Force
Episode
in Airspeed

Airspeed - The Assignment

An eighth-grade language arts assignment from FOD becomes an Airspeed episode. A father's expectations for his son at...

Add to ... 

Airspeed - River Days Airshow - Part 4 - Debrief Stephen Force
Episode
in Airspeed

Airspeed - River Days Airshow - Part 4 - Debrief

David Allen (on the bully mic) and Dean Greenblatt (BIRD from the show) join Steve to debrief the first-ever airshow...

Add to ... 

Airspeed - River Days Airshow - Part 3 - Fast Footwork Stephen Force
Episode
in Airspeed

Airspeed - River Days Airshow - Part 3 - Fast Footwork

This is the third installment of the series that covers - in near-realtime - the events leading up to the GM Detroit...

Add to ... 

Airspeed - River Days Airshow - Part 2 - We've Got an Airshow! Stephen Force
Episode
in Airspeed

Airspeed - River Days Airshow - Part 2 - We've Got an Airshow!

David Allen once again takes the host mic to talk with Steve about the upcoming River Days Airshow in Detroit 20-21...

Add to ... 

Airspeed - River Days Airshow - Part 1 - Waiver Application and Planning Stephen Force
Episode
in Airspeed

Airspeed - River Days Airshow - Part 1 - Waiver Application and Planning

First in a series that follows the planning and execution of our very own airshow.

Add to ... 

Airspeed - World Gliding Championship Competitor Tony Condon Stephen Force
Episode
in Airspeed

Airspeed - World Gliding Championship Competitor Tony Condon

US Soaring Team member Tony Condon talks about the upcoming 13.5 Meter World Championships in Lithuania. 

Add to ... 

Airspeed - OpenAirplane with Rod Rakic Stephen Force
Episode
in Airspeed

Airspeed - OpenAirplane with Rod Rakic

An interview with OpenAirplane co-founder Rod Rakic, as well as an account of my own OpenAirplane Universal Pilot...

Add to ... 

Airspeed - Rules of Engagement 2014 Stephen Force
Episode
in Airspeed

Airspeed - Rules of Engagement 2014

An update of the Airspeed's rules of engagement and FAQ.  Want to know more about what goes on behind the scenedat...

Add to ... 

Airspeed - Kim Crow - The Original Bitching Betty Stephen Force
Episode
in Airspeed

Airspeed - Kim Crow - The Original Bitching Betty

A conversation with Kim Crow, who voiced Bitching Betty in the F-15 and many other platforms in the early days of...

Add to ... 

Airspeed - The Textron AirLand Scorpion Jet Stephen Force
Episode
in Airspeed

Airspeed - The Textron AirLand Scorpion Jet

We talk to Bill Anderson and Dale Tutt about the new Textron AirLand Scorpion Jet, which made its first flight just...

Add to ... 

Airspeed - ICAS 2013 - Rep Sam Graves on Sequestration Stephen Force
Episode
in Airspeed

Airspeed - ICAS 2013 - Rep Sam Graves on Sequestration

The remarks by US Rep Sam Graves regarding sequestration and its effects on the airshow industry.

Add to ... 

Airspeed - Inside Airshows - Part 3 - Tuskegee 3 Stephen Force
Episode
in Airspeed

Airspeed - Inside Airshows - Part 3 - Tuskegee 3

Here it is!  The third and final installment of the Inside Airshows series.  After doing stints on a pyro crew and as...

Add to ... 

Airspeed - Inside Airshows - Part 2 - With a Mic in My Hand Stephen Force
Episode
in Airspeed

Airspeed - Inside Airshows - Part 2 - With a Mic in My Hand

In which I pick up a microphone and purport to entertain an airshow crowd (and confirm my suspicion that it's a lot...

Add to ...