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Private Aviation Insider

Rene Banglesdorf

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Private Aviation Insider

Private Aviation Insider

Rene Banglesdorf

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Pilots have some of the best stories. They know inside scoop on what's good and bad about the private jets they fly. And their adventures sometimes are stranger than fiction. On this podcast, I interview some of the most interesting ones I've met over the years of selling private planes.

Latest Episodes

Learjet 55 with Joseph Zerilli

Joseph Zerilli is currently a captain on the Learjet 35A and Learjet 55 for a Teterboro based air carrier. In this episode, Joe details his experience specifically with the Learjet 55. Hear more about this plane's performance as well as some of its challenges.

34 MIN3 w ago
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Learjet 55 with Joseph Zerilli

Citation Mustang with Greg Thomas

The Citation Mustang is a solid, powerful aircraft that's easy to fly with a very reliable platform. It's a comfortable ride with plenty of legroom for the passengers. It's strength is its power and its ability to fly above weather. And, its weakness is probably its useful load and fuel efficiency at its max capacity of 6 passengers. Hear more about it and its comparison to the Cirrus in this interview with Greg Thomas.

17 MINMAY 26
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Citation Mustang with Greg Thomas

Special Edition: Andrew Allen, Astronaut

Andrew "Andy" Allen is a retired American astronaut. A former Marine aviator and lieutenant colonel, he worked as a test pilot before joining NASA in 1987. He flew three Space Shuttle missions before retiring in 1997. Hear Andy's fascinating stories about his experience as an astronaut and his comparison of the Space Shuttle and the Piper Meridian.

22 MINMAY 12
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Special Edition: Andrew Allen, Astronaut

Gulfstream IV with Jordan LaMotte

The G-IV is a high performing plane with more power than you'll ever need. It has unbelievable amounts of climbability, with high lift capability, averaging 4000-6000 ft/min. It has a cruise climb of anywhere from 500-2000 ft/min and a 45000 ft ceiling. Hear more about it in this interview with Jordan LaMotte.

40 MINAPR 28
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Gulfstream IV with Jordan LaMotte

Hawker 800 and Caravan with Parker Madill

The Hawker 800 sets itself apart with its cabin size and overall performance. Most passengers find the wide & tall cabin very roomy and comfortable, making it an ideal choice for the charter market. It's a powerhouse on the ground with great runway performance in amicable weather. The Caravan, on the other hand, is the "Swiss Army Knife" of planes. It can be configured into many platforms from sky diving to cargo to air ambulance with the passenger and cargo platforms being utilized the most. Hear more about both planes in this interview with Parker Madill.

42 MINAPR 15
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Hawker 800 and Caravan with Parker Madill

Phenom 100 and 300 with Mark Rubin

The Phenom 100 is a "6 mile per minute", 4-passenger light jet which is ideal for the single pilot private owner. It's easy to fly, extremely reliable and has excellent luggage capacity. The Phenom 300, on the other hand, is a 7-9 passenger light jet that has the performance of a 757 and is the perfect plane for nonstop travel from the West Coast to the Mississippi. It is extremely capable with great climb performance and able to handle all weather conditions. Hear more about how Mark Rubin, Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award recipient, shares his experiences with both of these jets.

42 MINMAR 31
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Phenom 100 and 300 with Mark Rubin

Cessna 208 Grand Caravan with David White

The C208 is a versatile plane with a lot a functionality and space. It's built like a tank and meant to take the abuse of harsh conditions. The C208 can carry a lot of gas and has a long range. It's easy to fly and remarkably stable. It's a very well designed airplane for single pilot high workload situations. Hear more in this interview with David White.

30 MINMAR 17
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Cessna 208 Grand Caravan with David White

Challenger 300 with Ian Stewart

The Challenger 300 is a clean sheet design super mid-sized aircraft with lots of leg room and range. Pilots love its simplicity and performance--and charter operators find it easy to sell. It's comparable in direct operating costs to the Gulfstream 200, but it does cost more to acquire. Hear more in this interview with Ian Stewart.

28 MINMAR 11
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Challenger 300 with Ian Stewart

King Air B200 with Brown Word

With decades of experience in the Navy's Orion P-3, Captain Brown Word [Ret] brings a unique perspective to the operations of the King Air B200. More than 1800 King Air 200s have been built, and this turboprop continues its legacy of versatility and reliability.

36 MIN2019 DEC 31
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King Air B200 with Brown Word

PC-12 with Andre Bolang

No single pilot plane has more versatility than the PC-12. Loved by surfers, ranchers and executives alike, this single-engine turboprop holds its value and its owners' loyalty like no other. Andre Bolang talks about his adventures flying one and how the PC-12's mission stacks up to the jets he also flies.

27 MIN2019 DEC 17
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PC-12 with Andre Bolang

Latest Episodes

Learjet 55 with Joseph Zerilli

Joseph Zerilli is currently a captain on the Learjet 35A and Learjet 55 for a Teterboro based air carrier. In this episode, Joe details his experience specifically with the Learjet 55. Hear more about this plane's performance as well as some of its challenges.

34 MIN3 w ago
Comments
Learjet 55 with Joseph Zerilli

Citation Mustang with Greg Thomas

The Citation Mustang is a solid, powerful aircraft that's easy to fly with a very reliable platform. It's a comfortable ride with plenty of legroom for the passengers. It's strength is its power and its ability to fly above weather. And, its weakness is probably its useful load and fuel efficiency at its max capacity of 6 passengers. Hear more about it and its comparison to the Cirrus in this interview with Greg Thomas.

17 MINMAY 26
Comments
Citation Mustang with Greg Thomas

Special Edition: Andrew Allen, Astronaut

Andrew "Andy" Allen is a retired American astronaut. A former Marine aviator and lieutenant colonel, he worked as a test pilot before joining NASA in 1987. He flew three Space Shuttle missions before retiring in 1997. Hear Andy's fascinating stories about his experience as an astronaut and his comparison of the Space Shuttle and the Piper Meridian.

22 MINMAY 12
Comments
Special Edition: Andrew Allen, Astronaut

Gulfstream IV with Jordan LaMotte

The G-IV is a high performing plane with more power than you'll ever need. It has unbelievable amounts of climbability, with high lift capability, averaging 4000-6000 ft/min. It has a cruise climb of anywhere from 500-2000 ft/min and a 45000 ft ceiling. Hear more about it in this interview with Jordan LaMotte.

40 MINAPR 28
Comments
Gulfstream IV with Jordan LaMotte

Hawker 800 and Caravan with Parker Madill

The Hawker 800 sets itself apart with its cabin size and overall performance. Most passengers find the wide & tall cabin very roomy and comfortable, making it an ideal choice for the charter market. It's a powerhouse on the ground with great runway performance in amicable weather. The Caravan, on the other hand, is the "Swiss Army Knife" of planes. It can be configured into many platforms from sky diving to cargo to air ambulance with the passenger and cargo platforms being utilized the most. Hear more about both planes in this interview with Parker Madill.

42 MINAPR 15
Comments
Hawker 800 and Caravan with Parker Madill

Phenom 100 and 300 with Mark Rubin

The Phenom 100 is a "6 mile per minute", 4-passenger light jet which is ideal for the single pilot private owner. It's easy to fly, extremely reliable and has excellent luggage capacity. The Phenom 300, on the other hand, is a 7-9 passenger light jet that has the performance of a 757 and is the perfect plane for nonstop travel from the West Coast to the Mississippi. It is extremely capable with great climb performance and able to handle all weather conditions. Hear more about how Mark Rubin, Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award recipient, shares his experiences with both of these jets.

42 MINMAR 31
Comments
Phenom 100 and 300 with Mark Rubin

Cessna 208 Grand Caravan with David White

The C208 is a versatile plane with a lot a functionality and space. It's built like a tank and meant to take the abuse of harsh conditions. The C208 can carry a lot of gas and has a long range. It's easy to fly and remarkably stable. It's a very well designed airplane for single pilot high workload situations. Hear more in this interview with David White.

30 MINMAR 17
Comments
Cessna 208 Grand Caravan with David White

Challenger 300 with Ian Stewart

The Challenger 300 is a clean sheet design super mid-sized aircraft with lots of leg room and range. Pilots love its simplicity and performance--and charter operators find it easy to sell. It's comparable in direct operating costs to the Gulfstream 200, but it does cost more to acquire. Hear more in this interview with Ian Stewart.

28 MINMAR 11
Comments
Challenger 300 with Ian Stewart

King Air B200 with Brown Word

With decades of experience in the Navy's Orion P-3, Captain Brown Word [Ret] brings a unique perspective to the operations of the King Air B200. More than 1800 King Air 200s have been built, and this turboprop continues its legacy of versatility and reliability.

36 MIN2019 DEC 31
Comments
King Air B200 with Brown Word

PC-12 with Andre Bolang

No single pilot plane has more versatility than the PC-12. Loved by surfers, ranchers and executives alike, this single-engine turboprop holds its value and its owners' loyalty like no other. Andre Bolang talks about his adventures flying one and how the PC-12's mission stacks up to the jets he also flies.

27 MIN2019 DEC 17
Comments
PC-12 with Andre Bolang
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