THE RAMPCHECK PODCAST

THE RAMPCHECK PODCAST

Tony, Aaron and Ryan Rumfallo, founders of Rampcheck Global bring their combined experience of over 50 years in the airline/aviation industries and U.S. Military along with their life-long passion for all things #aviation to the #AVGEEK world via The Rampcheck Podcast. Follow @RAMPCHECKGLOBAL on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook for great aviation photos and video. Also visit www.rampcheckglobal.com for the latest in aviation and aerospace news from the #RAMPCHECKREPORT and our #RCGRAMPSWAG store also has all the attire, stickers, patches and other aviation themed merchandise you'll ever need.... Show More

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September 14, 2020 79 min
Tony, Aaron and Ryan are joined by very special guest US Air Force (Retired) A-10 Warthog Pilot Buck Wyndham. Buck was one of the very first pilots to fly the A-10 in combat during Operation Desert Storm in the early 1990's. Buck later flew as an instructor pilot in the T-38 Talon and is currently a Captain at a major US airline. He has also written many articles in various aviation publications and recently published his new b...
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August 31, 2020 74 min
The Rumfallo brothers are back together for another episode of The RampCheck Podcast! It's a podcast "roast" as Tony, Aaron and Ryan read each other's bios (put together by sister Lisa), discuss the recent banning of an American Hero by Delta Airlines and the PR nightmare created by a JetBlue flight because a toddler wouldn't wear a mask on a flight and the recent FedEx emergency at LAX. If you want to really &...
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August 28, 2020 40 min
Tony & Aaron from the RAMPCHECK PODCAST are joined by Instagram's @texasafterburner and @ragincajunaviation during their visit to Nellis AFB, NV for the long awaited RED FLAG 20-3 after 20-2 was cut short due to the so-called COVID-19 "pandemic." We also had the honor of hosting the first interview EVER with YouTube legend spencerhughes2255 ! Check out some of the awesome footage (mostly shot in 4K) includ...
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June 23, 2020 81 min
YouTube anyone? Tony, Aaron & Ryan officially announce the Rampcheck Global YouTube channel! Also, another tough week for US Military aviation including the tragic loss of USAF F-15C Eagle Pilot Lt Kenneth "KAGE" Allen, an update on the Boeing 737 MAX and apparently you can still join the "mile-high" club (while wearing a mask) but can no longer get a "drink" on an airplane.
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Tony, Aaron and Ryan discuss the current state of the USA amid the recent protests and violence, some new concepts out there to help passengers feel "safe" on airliners again and the historic launch of Bob & Doug aboard the SpaceX Crew Dragon.
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May 30, 2020 118 min
US Air Force Lt. Col (Retired) and author of the fascinating book Tanker Pilot - Lessons from the Cockpit Mark Hasara (callsign SLUGGO) joins Tony, Aaron and Ryan for another round of amazing stories from his 24 year career as a KC-135 pilot. In part II, Sluggo shares his experiences sitting "ALERT" during the Cold War, his role in the early response to the September 11, 2001 attacks and how you just can't "kick as...
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It's been an interesting week in aviation. Tony, Aaron and Ryan discuss some close calls including one involving the USAF Thunderbirds during their America Strong Flyover, the crashes of a USAF F-22 Raptor, F-35 Lightning II and a Canadian Air Force Snowbirds CT-114 resulting in the tragic loss of Canadian Air Force Snowbirds Demonstration Team Public Affairs Officer, Captain Jennifer Casey. The brothers also discuss some BIG ...
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Tony, Aaron & Ryan sit down with professional aviation photographer, AVGEEK and big fan of the F-35 Lightning II, Frank Crebas. Frank shares his stories from the back seat photographing several military jets from the US Air Force and European militaries. Some of Frank’s experiences include flying through STAR WARS Canyon in an F-16 and setting up one of the most iconic German Air Force F-4 Phantom photos ever shot. Oh, and to t...
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May 8, 2020 81 min
Instagram sensation @combat_learjet finally joins Tony, Aaron & Ryan on the latest episode of The Rampcheck Podcast! With over 750K followers, Steve brings his military and commercial aviation expertise to discuss the current state of the airline industry during the health crisis and similarities to the 9/11 terrorist attacks, his take on the Boeing 737 MAX the story behind Combat Learjet.
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May 4, 2020 57 min
He's been called Producer, Author, Broadcaster and even PITTA. His name is Jeff Bolton and he joins Tony, Aaron & Ryan for an hour of fascinating stories about cats & traps, how he got his call-sign TWO BAGS and how telling the stories of the US Nuclear Forces evolved into an opportunity to be the first civilian to fly and film aboard the B-2 Spirit Stealth Bomber.
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Pete Fleischmann (@acrojet) joins Tony, Aaron & Ryan for this TWO hour episode discussing a wide range of today's most important aviation topics. From greasy beer farts to upset recovery training to the sonic boom heard throughout the Middle East, It's all covered right here!
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April 27, 2020 97 min
@spinnysideup a.k.a. Ken Hess joins Tony, Aaron & Ryan again to catch up on his life as an Air Ambulance pilot. Hess also shares more stories from his time flying the UH-60 Black Hawk in the Middle East and provides his take on the tragic Kobe Bryant accident on January 26th of this year.
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April 23, 2020 87 min
Tony, Aaron & Ryan spend some time with Barksdale AFB spotter/photographer, aspiring B-52 "Buff" pilot and fellow AVGEEK Will Brown a.k.a. @buffimages1 on Instagram. His stories will convince you that Buff pilots are some of the best dudes around.
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(FIXED AUDIO) Tony, Aaron and Ryan are "at home" discussing the current state of the aviation industry and the world while letting out a little frustration during this crazy time. They also discuss the Boeing 777 filling the gap left after the Boeing 747 and Airbus A380 retirements and the world's largest private air force.
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April 12, 2020 90 min
USAF Veteran and American Airlines Pilot Chris Holmes a.k.a. @dope767driver on Instagram joins Tony, Aaron and Ryan to discuss his career in aviation starting as a Crew Chief on the F-15 Eagle to flying one of the last Boeing 757's recently “retired” by American Airlines.
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April 5, 2020 123 min
Tony, Aaron and Ryan interview very special guest US Air Force Lieutenant Colonel (retired) Mark Hasara. Call sign "SLUGGO" shares stories from his 24 year career, spanning 4 wars flying the KC-135 Stratotanker through the eyes of a "Knuckle-dragging Tanker Pilot." Mark's book, TANKER PILOT Lessons From The Cockpit is a fascinating account of how the KC-135, KC-10 and other tankers played vital role in the succe...
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March 28, 2020 108 min
Major Jay "FAST" Doerfler joins Tony, Aaron and Ryan for an update on his life at Maxwell AFB in Alabama while attending school for the USAF, his future plans as a career Air Force officer and a touching and intense account of an F-16 mission while deployed in Afghanistan.
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Exclusive interview with amateur aviation photographer Toshihiko Shimizu and his account of spotting a super rare F-117 Nighthawk over the just reopened Star Wars Canyon.
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Tony, Aaron and Ryan discuss the global effect of the COVID-19 outbreak on aviation, new USAF F-35 Demo Team Pilot Captain Kristin "Beo" Wolfe media event coverage (FIXED AUDIO) and highlights from Red Flag 20-1.
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Tony, Aaron and Ryan are back to discuss the number of aviation accidents and lives lost in 2020 so far including the tragic helicopter accident in Southern California that took the lives of NBA Basketball Legend Kobe Bryant, his daughter and 7 other people. They also discuss a recent article in NY Times Magazine that finally gets it right about the Boeing 737 Max and several other aviation related topics.
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