Guest: Sean Mahohney Sean Mahoney is the CEO of Masten Space Systems, an aerospace R&D and flight services company that creates and deploys reliable, reusable rocket vehicles and components. We talk about a huge range of subjects, from how he got there, to entrepreneurial strategies and how the current Space industry is preparing us for... Continue Reading →
How to stay motivated on a long term project
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 →
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 →
The Mark Watney Move
Looking for some fun news in these "trying times"? Look no further than your friendly neighborhood kids at NASA: The Futurism.com headline reads, "NASA Fixes Mars Lander By Telling It to Hit Itself With a Shovel". They should call this the Mark Watney move. Follow the project on Twitter and the Official Website.
Are Planes With Parachutes Really Safer?
Paul is my favorite aviation writer/content producer. This week he tackles parachute safety. Given a choice, I'd definitely rather fly with one than without. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zT58pzY41wA
Friday fun: 1989 Microsoft Flight Simulator on huge screens
From the "how do smart people have time for this" department comes a really cool setup of the late 80s version of Microsoft flight simulator in a setup that would make any simulator fan envious. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h7Y8XU_R2ds I have quite a bit of nostolgia for this particular version. Very cool. A very detailed technical write up... Continue Reading →
Evadot Podcast #107 – They’re gonna want to point this thing at Uranus
Rather than explain these guests here, I'll let you see what Twitter thinks of our two podcasts occupying the same "space" for an hour 🙂
Evadot Podcast #106 – SolarFlare with Mikayla and Shannon
For those of you long time listeners, these two ladies were on Evadot Podcast #48 ...... 7 YEARS AGO! They were in high school then and charging through life.
Turns out they never stopped charging. They are working together on a startup involving nutrition for nerds called SolarFlare.
We chat about all kinds of things from going to school to exploration of Mars.
Evadot Podcast #105 – Zenith Aircraft CEO Sebastien Heintz
CEO Sebastien brings kit building aircraft to a hungry market. His company Zenith Aircraft has been making easy to build kits for over 25 years.
Full disclosure: The host is building a Zenith 750 Cruzer. No favors were exchanged and we tried to be honest about any bias