Flight Assist

Flight Assist

Are you an Elite: Dangerous CMDR looking for an insightful, refreshing, positive, and entertaining take on the galaxy? Flight Assist gives you just that. Every week, we interview a different CMDR, community leader, player organization, or content creator, learning who they are, what they do, and why they do it. It's inspiration and motivation for you to start that next expedition, jump into the next fight, make the next trade, and take the next steps. Flight Assist is ON.

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May 3, 2021 120 min

In this extra-long episode of Flight Assist, Mal and psykit chat to one of the most passionate Commanders that they have had the pleasure of talking to. From his work on Sagittarius Eye to his fantastic take on the galaxy's news, Galnet News Digest, CMDR Wotherspoon's enthusiasm for the world of Elite is palpable.

CMDR Wotherspoon Links
Twitter: https://twitter.com/pwotherspoon
Galnet News Digest: https://www.youtube.com/c/Gal...

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If you've seen the fantastic pilot episode of Rebuy Unlimited, you would recognise the amount of planning and ambition that goes into a project like this. Luckily, CMDR Blackmaze has a wealth of experience when it comes to Elite Dangerous, having been organising races for the Elite Racers for quite some time. Luckily for us, he had time to sit down and talk to us about all his latest endeavours!

CMDR BlackMaze Links
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April 18, 2021 61 min

Is that *THE* Pilot? Best known for his in depth ship spotlight videos and more recently enjoying time on Twitch, on the last of our episodes recorded before the Odyssey Alpha was released Psykit and Mal sat down with The Pilot to find out more about his Elite Dangerous story.

The Pilot Links
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmnUCHFjsYlpHohwMWyzmkw
Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/thepilot_
Twitter: https://twitter.com/_ThePilot...

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April 12, 2021 74 min

If you've watched Elite Dangerous on twitch, it's very likely that you've seen the glorious Psyche in action. If you love space, cats and videogames, it's very likely you've stayed a while, like psykit did. Come listen to Mal try and get a word in while these two ladies natter about Elite Dangerous and it's wonderful community.

CMDR Psyche Links
Twitch: https://twitch.tv/psyche
Twitter: http://twitter.com/psych...

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April 5, 2021 82 min

King of faff and shenanigans, all from the comfort of the cupboard under the stairs, the wonderful Carrumba has kept us all entertained over many a year. While his streams are currently on hiatus, we're incredibly fortunate that he took time out to enjoy some banter with us. Hang tight folks, you're in for a good one.

CMDR Carrumba Links
Twitter: https://twitter.com/Carrumba_
Blog: https://www.carrumba.tv/blog

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March 29, 2021 76 min

The weather looks good and with the tailwind on our side we are expecting to land in about an hour, so in the meantime sit back, relax and enjoy the rest of the flight with your resident pilot Captain_Metcy! One of the nicest Commanders you will ever have the pleasure of talking to and someone with a wealth of out of game knowledge that is actually applicable in game!

Captain_Metcy Links
Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/captain_metcy
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March 22, 2021 64 min

This week, we have the honor of welcoming a pillar of the Elite Dangerous community: Matriarch of Thaddeus, Mother of Lizards, Savior of Snoobs, and Archangel of Arachnids, GlitchedHelix. She's a mainstay in the chat of every member of the Flight Assist Stream Team and an excellent CMDR in Elite Dangerous (even though Mal has never actually SEEN her in game). So put on your favorite heat lamp, grab a reptile of your choosing, a...

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March 15, 2021 78 min

"You can't speed run in Elite Dangerous." CaptainMD13 has other ideas. Stalwart of the Elite community, when you don't find him commentating or competing in speed running events outside of Elite, you'll find him creating new records in game. Luckily, we managed to get him to slow down just enough to have a conversation with us.

CMDR CaptainMD13 Links
Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/captainmd13
YouTube: https://www.yo...

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March 8, 2021 70 min

You may have heard the name CaptnBeard. No? Well, what about... what about CMDR Chuck Handgun? CMDR Buck Laserbeam? Still nothing, huh? Wait - I got it: CMDR Art! Yeah, THAT guy. We got to spend some time talking to Frontier's own Arthur Tolmie, Lead Community Manager for Elite: Dangerous. Think about it - if you knew you had an hour of Arf time and could ask him anything about Elite, what would you ask him? Stumped, right? Wel...

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March 1, 2021 67 min

"I am HAVOK, Destroyer of Worlds. And Federal Navy Ships. And pirates." CMDR Yosoyhavok is a more recent addition to the regular Twitch line up of Elite Dangerous streamers. He was formerly known for his highly skilled runs in Call of Duty with fellow CMDRs CrispyTaytortot and FlintlockEngineering. But his newfound love for Elite and it's community is an undeniable force, and it's one of the big reasons you'll n...

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February 22, 2021 105 min

Our first interview of Season 2, and this particular CMDR needs no introduction.

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But since we've made it a habit to one, here we go - it's CMDR Exigeous! Elite: Dangerous mentor extraordinaire and jack-of-all-trades/master-of... well, all trades, I guess. He's been from one side of this game to the other, ramped up one of the best how-to YouTube channels, and started the EDTutorials website and brand to help the rest ...

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We are so grateful to each and every one of you, our listeners. This has been an amazing first season neither of us will ever forget. As a treat, we've done a special end of season/holiday special for you, featuring EVERYONE!

We can't wait to get season two started for you all. There's so much great new content coming your way, bigger, better, and badder! Look for the first episode to drop around February 2021.

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We started Season One talking with CMDR Psykit, and we heard about how her best friend and her husband got her into Elite Dangerous in the first place. Now, we're closing the season by talking to the two individuals in question - CMDR LittleBigYIn and CMDR ElvisKremmen. Enjoy our double-feature, final interview of Season One.

Yup - the final interview, but not the final episode...

CMDR ElivsKremmen Links
Twitter: https://twitter.c...

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December 7, 2020 113 min

CMDR Ascorbius.? El Scorbius. That Type-9 racing guy. Whatever you call him, he's a cornerstone of the Elite Dangerous community. His YouTube videos are marvelous works of entertainment, and his live streams on Twitch are always a blast. Come listen to one of our longest episodes ever - as well as proof that time flies.

CMDR Ascorbius Links
Twitch: https://twitch.tv/cmdrascorbius
YouTube: https://youtube.com/CommanderAscorbius
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November 30, 2020 101 min

Live from Brooklyn, NY, it's Flight Assist Podcast!

Staring: CMDR Enderprize!
With: CMDR MalForTheWin! And CMDR Psykit!
Featuring: Epidemic Sound and the Flight Assist Podcast Band!
Musical Guest: also CMDR Enderprize!
Ladies and gentlemen - CMDR Enderprize!

This CMDR spent 15 years playing and touring in multiple bands. But now, he's moved on, gotten locked down like the rest of us, and is pouring all that energy into streaming ...

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November 24, 2020 67 min

In space, no one can hear you art... art? Wait, that can't be the right quote. I know for a fact you can hear, see, and feel THIS amazing art from anywhere in the galaxy. CMDR Beetlejude is our guest this week, and this unbelievably talented artist is brilliant at taking memorable moments in game and turning them into exquisite drawings. Not only that, she's a LEGIT CMDR, so she knows the game and has some incredible storie...

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November 16, 2020 78 min

We're finally settling part of a debt to the good folks at Loose Screws - CMDR jnTracks is joining us this week! We find out so much about not only jnTracks, but also the Loose Screws community - the expeditions, the stories, the squadron... there's so much more to this fantastic CMDR and his mates than you know. We were absolutely blown away!?

CMDR jnTracks Links
Loose Screws Website: http://loosescrewsed.com/
Loose Screws Di...

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November 9, 2020 82 min

This is an absolute treat - a well-known pilot's federation member and long-time pillar of the Elite Dangerous community,  our guest this week is none other than CMDR Alec Turner. You known that name - he's a fixture and source of information on the official Elite Dangerous forums, present in many ED Discords, and - of course - there's that Buckyball Racing Club he has some sort of connection to, right? Get ready for so...

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November 2, 2020 63 min

You ever wonder who does those rearm, repair, and refuel tasks at the stations and outposts around the galaxy? There's one guy who knows - MechanicMan. His award-winning video series on YouTube chronicles the life of one such individual, and it is easily some of the most interesting and entertaining Elite Dangerous content out there. Come learn more about this extremely dedicated and focused VR CMDR on this week's episode!

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October 26, 2020 53 min

You're used to it - The Salt. That affectation of the Internet and gaming culture that follows us all around, a manifestation of our frustration, angst, ire, and ree. But one among us has learned to harness this Salt and use it for good. A sorcerer. A saltsmith. A professional. CMDR SaltySingularity is our guest this week. Join us for the only episode where you can practically HEAR the dress shirt and tie. No, really.

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