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We got a chance to talk with Aerobatic Champion Patty Wagstaff at EAA Airventure Oshkosh 2014. She talked about everything from her new school in St. Augustine to what’s next in her career.

Her new flight school is the Patty Wagstaff Aerobatic School in St. Augustine, FL. Her and her team of instructors do aerobatic lessons in a Super Decathlon and an Extra 300L, to ease pilots into not only flying aerobatics, but learning how to use the entire flight envelope to be a safer and better pilots.

She is also working on a new Finishing School course where pilots who need to do a flight review, haven’t flown in a while, or just want to brush up, can take the course and get some of those bad habits out of their flying. Skills like keeping the ball centered on climb out or not slipping in turns will be worked on and perfected through the course.

Patty said that she is always looking for the next cool airplane to fly so we asked her to name a few. Her list includes:
* Grumman Bearcat
* Grumman Tigercat
* North American F-86 Sabre

Find out more about Patty and her school on her website, http://pattywagstaff.com. The Instruction link on the side has information and pricing at her new school.

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We go over (almost) all the gear we brought with us to EAA Airventure Oshkosh 2014 that we will be using to shoot all the videos for this years show.

We show off our DSLR equipment, video cameras, audio gear, GoPros, slider, jib, and much much more.

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We take a minute to talk to some attendees at the Uncontrolled Airspace (UCAP) Tiedown Party to ask them their thoughts on what makes Oshkosh special.

The UCAP Tiedown party is an evening event where listeners of the Uncontrolled Airspace podcast gather to talk airplanes, drink beer, and enjoy the company of fellow pilots and friends.

We asked the attendees:
* Why they came to Oshkosh
* How many years they have been coming
* About their first trip to the show
* Favorite thing about Oshkosh
* What they were most looking forward to seeing/doing this year
* Favorite airport destination
* Favorite airplane they have never flown

Special thanks to the Uncontrolled Airspace Podcast: http://uncontrolledairspace.com

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In this episode, David takes a look at two of Whelen’s newest aviation lighting products, the Parmetheus and the Orion. These lights are designed to be a direct replacement for existing bulbs which means that an STC is not required. The LED technology reduces electrical load while simultaneously increasing service life and light output.

http://www.whelen.com

http://www.airventure.com

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Jeff Simon joins to talk about the brand new update to Social Flight which brings the new Points of Interest feature.

http://socialflight.com

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In this episode David talks with Dan Jacobs, founder and president of Vedalo HD sunglasses. Dan describes some of the unique features and technology that go into their unique glasses and why 85% of air show performers at OSH13 were wearing their glasses.

http://www.vedalohd.com

Filmed on-location at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2013: http://www.airventure.org

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EAA AirVenture 2013: DAV


http://www.dav.org

In this episode of Other People’s Airplanes, we talk with Larry Polzin, National Commander, Disabled American Veterans (DAV). Larry talks about the DAV’s role as a veteran service organization and the work they do to improve the lives of America’s disabled veterans. Visit the DAV’s website to get involved with helping veterans or for more information on the services they provide.

Filmed on-location at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2013: http://ift.tt/O4xqtj

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In this episode of Other People’s Airplanes, the US Navy Blue Angels perform at SUN ‘n FUN 2014.

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Turning jet fuel into noise, we bring you the F-22 Raptor demo at SUN ‘n FUN 2014.

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We interview Ricci Rowe who owns the last Twin SeaBee ever built and one of only 23. He gives us a peak at what the Twin SeaBee is and what it is like to fly.

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