RAF Podcast #9: Richard McSpadden

Richard Mcfadden in a cockpit

This is a great discussion about “Spad’s” 20 year career in the Air Force, including leading the Thunderbirds, transitioning to General Aviation and civilian life and now his third career as the Director of the Air Safety Institute and the joint initiative between the ASI and the RAF to reduce accidents in the backcountry.

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RAF Podcast #8: Amrat Chugani

Amrat in a cockpit

Bill chats with Amrat Chugani about his career in aviation, learning to fly in Florida, getting his tailwheel endorsement and why he’s a part of the RAF volunteers and what’s next…

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RAF Podcast #6: John Nadeau

Bill chats with John Nadeau about growing up next to an airfield in Massachusetts, finally becoming a pilot and an airfield owner which lead him to become the RAF’s knowledge leader in the Recreational Use Statutes initiative. This is a very informative podcast for anyone who owns (or knows someone who owns) an airfield and…

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RAF Podcast #5: Katie Pribyl

Bill talks to Katie about growing up on a ranch in Montana, becoming an airline pilot, a communications director for GAMA, then program director for AOPA before going full circle back to the ranch where she grew up to raise cattle and fly her 180 around the Montana backcountry.

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RAF Podcast #4: Carmine Mowbray

Bill and Carmine discuss her experiences learning to fly, volunteering for the RAF, flying to Alaska with Chuck Jarecki and the background for her book “Havoc Red” about flying bombers to Russia via Watson Lake Canada.

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