On the live webcast with Ryan last week, someone asked "How do you stay motivated?" You can't have a million dollar dream with a minimum wage work ethic. Stephen C. Hogan It's an important question that I fumbled a little on camera. Turns out you can’t edit your thoughts when speaking in a live broadcast.... Continue Reading →
Evadot Podcast #115 – Alissa from Viking
Guest: Alissa Daniel Viking Aircraft Engines is a family run grassroots company based in Florida. Alissa talks with us about being a community, a little about what Viking is doing, and her new project: learning to fly. How dedicated is Alissa to Viking? Fur in Florida dedicated. Evadot Podcast #115 - Alissa from Viking Host: Michael... Continue Reading →
SuperAero Episode 1
Had a great time being Ryan's first guest on Wednesday night. I was fighting seasonal allergies and a late show time, but I think it turned out well. https://youtu.be/BZNmJv8Fvso?t=598 Follow SuperAero. All the cool kids are doing it! And if you really love them, support them on Patreon.
Sonex Virtual Fly In
Adding to the virtual airplane workshop stuff from earlier today, there are some Sonex folks who are mourning the Sonex Fly in being cancelled. The decided to do their best to do it online. Sure, it wont be quite the same, but a community is a community and they should be together whatever way they... Continue Reading →
Zenith live online aviation building workshop
The team at Zenith Aircraft announced that they are going to move their rudder workshop online. This is a workshop that has previously been in person that lets folks build a Zenith rudder from scratch. It does a great job of helping prospective builders feel comfortable with the tools, skills and mindset required to build... Continue Reading →
Friday Fun: Your own two place jet
Sonex aircraft introduced an affordable (everything is relative) single seat jet a few years ago. Just this week they've announced a 2 place version of the same model. Expected completed cost is around $140k. While mostly impractical, it's hard to argue that this thing wont be at least as much fun as the single seat... Continue Reading →
What does it cost to own an airplane?
I have several friends who put their whole lives in spreadsheets. It makes me a little bit jealous because I generally don’t have the discipline for this. I think in generalities, not minute details. Plus it’s just not my style. I’ve been building my airplane for the second year now, and I get two questions... Continue Reading →
Evadot Podcast #114 – SuperAero on telling authentic stories
Guest: Ryan "The Hornet" Dembroski I "ran into" Ryan via the YouTube algorithm. He has an authenticity and joy he brings to everything he does and it really shines in his videos. I recommend you start with "My First Time with Two Women". Yes, it's a clickbait title, except it's sorta not 🙂 Some... Continue Reading →
Evadot Podcast #113 – Building momentum with EAA’s Charlie Becker
Guest: Charlie Becker This is one of those wide-ranging conversations where we talk about so many things in just one hour I had to listen back to it just to make these show notes 🙂 Charlie is a real asset to the aviation community, and it's always a great time with him. We get into... Continue Reading →
What do a half a million people come to see?
I keep hearing that we need to get kids involved in XYZ. Most recently I've heard this uttered in regards to aviation. Actually, I hear it as: OMG AVIATION WILL DIE UNLESS WE GET KIDS INVOLVED. THEY JUST WANT TO STARE AT THEIR PHONES ALL DAY. THE SKY IS FALLING. I hate that. Stop saying... Continue Reading →