Airplane Intel Podcast - Aviation Podcast
Summary: Welcome to The Airplane Intel Podcast, the only aviation podcast that helps aircraft buyers, owners, and operators make smarter, more informed decisions. On the show, we compare airplanes, interview airplane owners, and industry experts and, of course, share our real-world tips as professional pilots and mechanics working in the field with aircraft buyers and owners.
This time, we review the Cessna 182-series of aircraft to give you a complete buyer’s guide. We’ll discuss everything you need to know from its history and model differences, performance specs and ownership costs, maintenance gotchas and ADs, and look at the current market and pricing. If you’ve ever thought about buying a Cessna 182, you won’t want to miss this!
This time, we interview A&P/IA Dean Showalter to get an introduction to aircraft maintenance for airplane owners. We’ll cover everything you need to know about maintenance from inspections and overhauls to preventative and owner-assisted maintenance, to upgrades and STCs. Plus, how to save money with your aircraft’s maintenance. If you’re an airplane owner or plan to become one, you won’t want to miss this!
This time, we interview the owner of a Piper PA46 Malibu to get a detailed review of this impressive aircraft. We’ll cover everything you need to know about the Malibu from its strengths and weaknesses to performance and specs, and cost of ownership. Plus, how to use an airplane in your business as a tool to increase productivity and a crazy horror story about an engine overhaul.
This week, we catch up with Joe Casey of Casey Aviation to find out everything you need to know about the Piper PA-46 lineup. We’ll dive deep into the entire lineup from the early Malibu to the present-day M600 and everything in between. If you’ve ever wondered if the PA46 is the right airplane for you, stay tuned to find out.
This week, we interview King Air 90 owner and aviation columnist, David Miller to find out what it’s like to buy, fly, and own a King Air. We’ll cover everything you need to know to be a savvy airplane buyer, confident King Air owner, and a safe pilot, so stay tuned.
This week, we interview Seth Lake about flying and buying a twin-engine airplane. We’ll cover everything you need to know from transition training, cost of ownership, and common mistakes. If you’ve ever considered buying a twin, you won’t want to miss this!
Today is a sad day for aviation, and to be honest, it’s a very sad day for me, too. It is with regret and a very heavy heart to report to you the original Prebuy Guy, Don Sebastian, my good friend and mentor, passed away peacefully in his sleep over the weekend after a long, yet tenaciously fought battle with cancer.
This week, we interview the owner of several popular light jets to learn to the pros and cons of jet ownership. He’ll share a ton of advice and compare features and benefits of some of today’s most popular private jets plus a lot more. If you’re thinking about flying or buying a jet, you won’t want to miss this!
This week, how much does it cost to own and operate an airplane? This week, we dive deep into aircraft ownership costs -- everything from acquisition costs, fixed costs, operating costs and variable costs. Plus, I’ll give you a real-world cost example on the Cirrus SR22. If you’re thinking about buying an airplane or upgrading to something bigger, you won’t want to miss this!
This week, we interview the President of AOPA Finance, Adam Meredith, to get a market update and find out how to finance an airplane. If you’re in the market for a used airplane or need an upgrade, you won’t want to miss this!
This week, we meet a very interesting and inspiring guest, Cessna 140, Boeing Stearman, and MU-2 owner, Roy Kinsey. We’ll discuss a everything you need to know about owning and flying an MU-2 plus a whole lot more. If you’re thinking about stepping up into a larger, faster airplane, you won’t want to miss this!
Do you know how healthy your airplane’s engine is? This week, we interview Joseph Adams, senior analyst at Blackstone Labs, the leader in airplane engine oil analysis. We’ll discuss everything you need to know about oil sample analysis and how it can protect you from a sick engine.
This week, we dive deep into logbooks and maintenance records with returning guest and logbook expert, Larry Hinebaugh. We’ll discuss everything you need to know as an aircraft owner, operator or prospective buyer about logbooks, how to improve them and how to avoid common mistakes that could cost you thousands of dollars.
This week, we talk all about pre-purchase inspections—what they are, and what they are not. Then, 5 tips for selecting a prebuy expert and 5 big ticket items to check during a prebuy. Plus, some exciting updates.
This week, we interview the president of VREF, Jason Zilberbrand. Jason will share how the used airplane market has changed and what to expect in the months ahead as we all patiently wait out the COVID-19 pandemic. Jason also answers a very important question - is this a good time to buy or sell an airplane?