The Inspired Pilot Podcast
By Marvyn Robinson chats with inspiring pilots from around the world about their aviation and flying journey's
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The Inspired Pilot Podcast is an audio podcast hosted by Marvyn Robinson. A weekly show interviewing pilots with inspiring journeys from all around the world. Each week we will highlight the life of our featured pilot, follow their aviation journey, experiences gained and lessons learned. Every episode will be packed with actionable advice and resources to INSPIRE seasoned pilots, low hour pilots, wannabe pilots and pilot enthusiasts alike. Wherever you are on your pilot journey, be prepared to be inspired!
||Clean28: Jeff Simon - FAA A&P IA, Aircraft Owner, Inventor & Social Flight Founder||What does it take to become a pilot? Jeff Simon's love of aviation is taking him on a journey well beyond the cockpit. Jeff is a pilot, an aircraft owner, an FAA certified A & P mechanic and inspector, writer, and inventor. Jeff has spent the last...||1/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean27: Jeremy Robertson - Former Airline, Now Private Pilot With Diabetes & Junior Doctor||Jeremy Robertson started flying at age 15 in Canberra, Australia, completing his PPL at the end of high school and gaining his commercial licences via the University of New South Wales Bachelor of Aviation program. Jeremy has worked as a flying...||4/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean26: Patrick Smith - Airline Pilot, Author & Aviation Pundit||Patrick Smith is an airline pilot and the host of the popular website askthepilot.com. Patrick is also a published author and his book, COCKPIT CONFIDENTIAL is a New York Times bestseller. He has appeared on hundreds of radio and television outlets,...||3/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean25: Robert DeLaurentis - ZEN Pilot, Author & Aviation Speaker||Robert DeLaurentis, the “Zen Pilot”, is a noted aviation speaker and author with over 1400 flight hours. Robert has his Visual, Instrument and Multi-engine Ratings and holds a Commercial Pilot Certificate as well as an advanced graduate degree in...||2/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean24: Karen Kahn - Retired Airline Captain, Speaker, Author, Career Counselor||Join us as Karen Kahn gives us insight into her inspiring pilot journey. Karen Kahn piloted her first flight at the age of 19 and then 9 years later, in 1977, was one of the first woman hired by a major airline. Karen now retired from a thirty...||4/6/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean23: Colonel (ret) Richard Graham - Retired SR-71 Blackbird, USAF & Airline Pilot||Join us as Richard Graham gives us insight into his inspiring pilot journey After his first solo flight in 1962, with his father as the instructor, Rich Graham was hooked on a flying career. After 25 years in the United States Air Force flying the T-3||1/7/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean22: Brent Blue - FAA ATP Certified Pilot, Senior AME & Aeromedix Co-Founder||What does it take to become a pilot? Join us as Brent Blue gives us insight into his inspiring pilot journey. Brent Blue is a Senior Aviation Medical Examiner who introduced Digital Pulse Oximetry to general aviation in 1995. He has been the team...||11/25/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean21: Andrew Underwood - Blogger, Douglas DC3 & Commercial Pilot||Andrew Underwood gives us insight into his inspiring pilot journey. Andrew Underwood was born in the UK but has called New Zealand home for the past 13 years, learning to fly at Ardmore airfield in Auckland. Since gaining his...||10/7/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean20: Colleen Mondor - Private Pilot, Alaska Aviation Writer & Author||Colleen Mondor is a freelance writer and the author of The Map of My Dead Pilots: The Dangerous Game of Flying in Alaska. Colleen contributes regularly to Alaska Dispatch News, writing about Alaska aviation, and owns an aircraft leasing company with...||9/3/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean19: John Laity - Microlight Pilot & 'Flying For Freedom' Co-Founder||John Laity is a pilot Engineer & pilot with over 18 years flying experience in ultralights. He co-founded Flying for Freedom in 2010 in response to the large number of injured and wounded veterans who applied to be part of the British...||8/13/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean18: Rick Durden - ATP, CFI, Aviation Lawyer & Author||Rick Durden started flying in junior high school. He became a flight instructor during his first year of college and helped pay for college and law school by flight instructing and hauling air freight. Holding an ATP with type ratings in the...||8/5/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean17: Owen Zupp - Airline Pilot, Author & Blogger||Owen Zupp gives us insight into his inspiring pilot journey. Owen Zupp’s passion for flight began in childhood and now he possesses over 17,000 hours on a wide range of aircraft. Owen’s career has included remote region charter...||6/23/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean16: Rod Rakic - FAA Commercial Pilot & OpenAirplane Founder||Rod Rakic shares his inspiring pilot journey. Rod Rakic is committed to helping aviation work better. He’s a co-founder at OpenAirplane, which makes renting an airplane as easy as renting a car. Rod’s career spans 20 years of building...||5/25/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean15: Dean Siracusa - PPL & Instrument Pilot & Flying Eyes Sunglasses Inventor||Dean Siracusa Shares His Inspiring Pilot Journey. Dean Siracusa is a 2000hr FAA Single Engine Land and instrument rated pilot, Inventor and Serial Entrepreneur based in Austin, Texas in the U.S. In 2006 Dean purchased a rare 1966 Meyers 200D...||5/13/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean14: Kathy McCullough - Retired Boeing 747 Captain, Photographer & Pilot Mentor||Kathy McCullough shares her inspiring pilot journey. At the age of age 16 Kathy McCullough Flying career choice, was not wholly supported by her parents. However by the end of college, Kathy had purchased her first airplane, a Cessna 140...||5/4/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean13: Mike Lesser - Boeing 737 First Officer & Blogger||Mike Lesser gives us insight into his inspiring pilot journey. Mike Lesser was a frustrated pilot his whole life, but after completing his university degree there was nothing else he wanted to do except fly. Training full time, within about a...||4/6/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean12: Maria Langer - Commercial R44 Helicopter Pilot & Blogger||Maria Langer gives us insight into her inspiring pilot journey. Maria Langer is a commercial helicopter pilot and the owner/operator of Flying M Air, LLC based in Washington State in the United States. Flying is her third career and she’s...||3/30/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean11: Lauren Richardson – Airshow Pilot & British Female Aerobatic Champion 2012||Join us as Lauren Richardson gives us insight into her inspiring pilot journey. Lauren has been flying since she waved goodbye to her teens and is enjoying her fifth season of flying aerobatics along with her third as a display...||3/16/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean10: Polly Vacher MBE – Wings Around The World, Record Breaking Pilot||Join us as Polly Vacher gives us insight into her inspiring pilot journey. It may have been over 20 years since Polly Vacher MBE gained her pilots licence but she’s packed a lot of flying into those years. Polly achieved incredible feats...||3/12/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean9: Mike Weeks - Airbus A320/321 Cadet First Officer||Join us as Mike Weeks gives us insight into his inspiring pilot journey. Mike Weeks is a Cadet First Officer with Monarch Airlines, based out of Luton Airport in the UK. An Airbus A320 & A321 pilot, flying mainly to various destinations...||3/2/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean8: Don Sebastian - Aircraft Pre-buy Surveys, Expert Witness, CFI||Join us as Don Sebastian gives us insight into his inspiring pilot journey. Don Sebastian’s interest in aviation as with many, started as a young boy building model aeroplanes. Through many twists and turns Don’s Career...||2/23/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean7: Patty Wagstaff - Airshow & Champion Aerobatic Pilot||Join us as Patty Wagstaff gives us insight into her inspiring pilot journey. Patty Wagstaff’s achievements, awards and recognition in aviation is literally the stuff legends are made of. A six-time member of the U.S. Aerobatic Team &...||2/10/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean6: Karlene Petitt - Airline Pilot, Author & Blogger||Join us as Karlene Petitt gives us insight into her inspiring pilot journey. After eight airlines, Karlene Petitt is flying strong on the Airbus A330. She holds 7-type ratings, two masters degrees, and is working on her PhD in Aviation, focused...||2/2/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean5: MayCay Beeler - Flight Instructor, TV Personality & Author||Join us as MayCay Beeler gives us insight into her inspiring pilot journey. A vivacious American fly girl, MayCay Beeler is a record breaking pilot, award-winning television personality, veteran TV Host/Journalist, award winning true crime...||1/25/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean4: Timothy Nathan - Instrument Rating Instructor & GA Lobbyist||Join us as Timothy Nathan gives us insight into his inspiring pilot journey. Timothy Nathan started flying training when he was fourteen, initially funding it through washing cars. He went on through the University Air Squadron to a Private...||1/18/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean3: Darren Fuller - Citation Encore Jet & Ex Outback Bush Pilot||What does it take to become a pilot? Join us as Darren Fuller gives us insight into his inspiring pilot journey. Living under the flight path of a local training aerodrome in New South Wales, Australia, Darren Fuller was bitten by the...||1/8/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean2: Chris Puddy - Flying Instructor & Ferry Pilot||What does it take to become a pilot? Join us as Chris Puddy gives us insight into his inspiring pilot journey. After originally first going solo in Australia back in 1965, Chris finished his flying training back in England. Flying...||12/31/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean1: Matt Dearden - Extreme Bush Pilot, TV Star "Worst Place To Be A Pilot" - Indopilot||What does it take to become a pilot? Join us as Matt Dearden gives us insight into his inspiring pilot journey. After originally catching the flying bug as a teenage cadet, Matt Dearden, switched working a normal 9-5 IT job in...||12/31/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean0: Introduction To The Inspired Pilot Podcast||The Inspired Pilot Podcast is an audio podcast hosted by Marvyn Robinson. A weekly show interviewing pilots with inspiring journeys from all around the world. Each week we will highlight the flying life of our featured pilot, follow their...||12/31/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
I love hearing the stories of the pilots on this show and learning how they got to where they are today!
Must subscribe for any professional pilot!
A must subscribe and listen for any professional or amateur pilot. We hear journeys of pilots and their history. Really interesting! Great work!
I used to want to be a pilot, then I tried it and it scared the $#!% out of me… but I am still interested in the subject! Thanks for the great info Marvyn!
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