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Stuck Mic AvCast Episode 11: Official Stuck Mic Gear, AOPA Summit Highlights, and Intro Hot Air Ballooning

Episode 11 in the house! For those of you have been with us since the very beginning, you’ll recall that Episode 1 was an interview Len conducted with test pilot Mark Jones Jr. We decided if was time to interview another interesting aviator and our special guest during Episode 11 was Patrick Smith of TailwindsOverFrederick.com. Tune in to learn all about getting started in hot air ballooning and what the transition was like from fixed wing to lighter than air!

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Cruise Flight

Tailwinds Over Frederick – hot air balloon enthusiast, and newly minted Commercial Lighter-Than-Air pilot Patrick Smith, joins us as our special guest to tell us how he caught the balloon bug and what it’s like to experience the joys of flight from one burn to the next
After Landing Checklist

~ Picks of the Week ~

Victoria – Worlds Scariest Runways

Len – Right Seat Flying blog by Ron Klutts

Rick – iPhone App – Hot Air

Carl – Hot Air Balloon Insurance & NJ Festival of Ballooning

Tips: Never Expected, But Always Appreciated

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