Squawk Ident - An Aviation Podcast

Squawk Ident - An Aviation Podcast

Squawk Ident is an aviation podcast dedicated to the journey and challenges surrounding the life and career of Av8rTony, his co-hosts, and his guests. Together we explore the pathways to an aviation profession, the realities of what a professional aviator can expect in todays market, and we share many stories along the way. I’m your host, Av8rTony, an airline pilot currently flying for a “Legacy Airline” with close to 20 years on the flight line. Join us on this amazing quest among the clouds. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/squawkident/support... Show More

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February 25, 2021 110 min

Recorded on the 24th FEB 2021

On this episode of the Squawk Ident Podcast the crew and I discuss the chaos and adventure we each have witnessed over the past few weeks. From “Winter is Coming” in Texas to rampant flight schedules in the west. Today we discuss the challenges with winter operations, a possible game changer with de-icing technology for the future, engine failures, the longest journey from gate to the hotel van, circli...

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February 8, 2021 116 min

Recorded on the 5th FEB 2021

In this episode of Squawk Ident we discuss the seesaw affect that has toyed with our ability to keep calm and fly on. With another round of WARN letters announced recently, the stress levels have started to creep back up again with airline aviators. In the WTF segment, we take a look at United CEO’s recent comments on making Covid vaccinations a conditional part of employment for its over 13,300 pilots....

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January 30, 2021 82 min

Recorded on the 29 JAN 2021

On episode 69 of the Squawk Ident podcast - Rusty Pilots - Av8rTony and Captain Roger discuss PSA’s decision to ground most of their fleet and the effects it had on their mainline partner, we follow up on a JetPack Man update, and the ATP Flight School’s agreement with Frontier Airlines. We also discuss “Rusty Pilots” back on the flight line, the ASAP program, and much more.


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    January 19, 2021 93 min

    Recorded on the 18th of January 2021

    On episode 68 of the Squawk Ident podcast - Airport Terminal Living - Av8rTony and Rob D. discuss Rob’s recent 737-MAX training event. We also discuss a few recent 737 incidents, and the new FAA Order 2150.3C that places special emphasis on enforcement programs throughout March 30th, of 2021. We also talk about how 36 year old Aditya Singh lived at the Chicago O’Hare International airport for ov...

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    January 8, 2021 126 min

    Recorded on the 03JAN2021

    On this episode of the Squawk Ident podcast - Don’t Be That Guy - the Squawk Ident crew and I discuss how important it is to NOT be “That Guy”, we will also discuss the 3rd Jet-Pack man sighting, holding for volume vs weather, what an all inclusive layover hotel offers, the Stand Up 2 Cancer livery at Legacy Airlines, and an ATC Zero event and what it entails. We talk about an event that happened onboard a...

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    Recorded on the 21DEC2020 On today’s show the Squawk Ident crew and I discuss Covid on the Flight Line, the Aviation Business Information Board on Facebook, and Flight Schedules during the holiday season. We also spend a moment with a new segment call From the Hanger where we visit with our very own Captain Roger as he gives us a brief audio tour of the Dassault Falcon 2000. As if that is not enough to cover in this episode, we als...
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    December 12, 2020 109 min

    recorded on the 11 DEC 2020

    This is episode 65 of Squawk Ident, “Throw a Nickel on the Grass”, recorded on the 11th of December, 2020, from the Av8r Sound Studios from somewhere in Southern California. On today’s show I have the privilege in sitting down with my favorite podcast co-hosts from the podcast universe. Rob, Roger, and I wanted to spend this episode discussing recent events within our industry, vaccines and the FAA, our ...

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    December 5, 2020 110 min

    recorded on the Friday, December 4th, 2020

    On episode 64 of Squawk Ident, Tenacious K, Av8rTony and his fellow Squawk Ident crew members, Captain Roger and Rob D, sit down with a fascinating young Airline Pilot, Flight Instructor, Former Freight Dog, Flight School Founder, Entrepreneur, and dare I say, Social Media Influencer. We discuss his amazing journey in aviation, his position as a Co-Founder and of Director of Operations at ...

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    November 25, 2020 102 min

    recorded on the 24th of November, 2020

    On episode 63 of the Squawk Ident Podcast, Say That Again, RobD and I discuss his recent 737 recurrent training event, the return of the MAX, and Av8rTony’s most recent trip. From the National WWII Museum, to takeoff performance issues, high terrain drift down routes, and language barriers from international controllers, we discuss all this and more.

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    November 13, 2020 167 min

    recorded on the 10th of November, 2020

    On episode 62 of Squawk Ident, Connecting the Dots, I and my co-hosts have the opportunity to speak with an exceptional aviator, aircraft fabricator, live-sound engineer, and culinary master chief. He is a Western Illinois University graduate of Music/Business Management, a professional flight instructor, and currently an Embraer 175 captain for an airline that we call "Sand Piper Regional...

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    November 5, 2020 144 min

    Recorded on the 2nd of November, 2020

    On today’s special episode of the Squawk Ident podcast, we are very grateful to have the opportunity to speak with an aviator who has navigated some rather challenging obstacles along his fantastic journey in aviation. His exceptional story tackles a topic that is often too uncomfortable for many pilots to even discuss. He shares with us how his disease nearly put an end to his aviation career ...

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    October 27, 2020 125 min

    Recorded on the 26th of October, 2020

    On todays show, I am so very fortunate to be joined by my magnificent Squawk Ident flight crew members, Rob D and Captain Roger. The three of us have been texting back and forth over the last few days because of a few aircraft accidents that have headlined aviation news. We aviators usually pay close attention when we hear of an aircraft issue. Not because we like to chase fire trucks, but more...

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    October 15, 2020 133 min

    Recorded on the 14th of October, 2020

    On todays show I am joined by my magnificent Squawk Ident co-hosts. That’s right, both Rob D and Captain Roger join us for this very special episode of the Squawk Ident Podcast. We have the privilege to have on program some very special guests that share their amazing journeys in both aviation and internet stardom. One of them got their start in aviation at a thrift store a few years back, wher...

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    October 9, 2020 127 min

    Today’s show is recorded on the 6th of October 2020

    On today’s show RobD and I sit down with a pilot of both air and sea. We discuss the remarkable journey that led him to a position with a legacy carrier we call “Trans Global.” We discuss his aviation career, how the current global airline market has reached a tipping point, and the potential post pandemic landscape of our industry. From bridge programs to the continuing pilot ret...

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    October 5, 2020 97 min

    recorded on the Saturday, October 3, 2020

    On episode 57 of Squawk Ident we celebrate a remarkable milestone. This episode marks the one year pod-aversary of the Squawk Ident Podcast. Here to help me in hosting the show today, our very own Squawk Ident co-host, Captain Roger. Also, joining in on the conversations is a special guest that we had on the show for episode 52 - Race, Fly, Build. Here to update us on his progress with the ...

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    Recorded on the 25th of September, 2020

    On episode 56 of Squawk Ident-Sick Calls, Expectation Bias, & the return of the Max. Av8rTony and RobD, explore the last few weeks from the flight line. They discuss when and why a pilot should call out sick, how to determine FAA prohibited medications, and holding at the end of a long day of flying. They also discuss the IAMSAFE acronym, Expectation Bias, High Terrain Operations, Interna...

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    Recorded on the 13th of September, 2020

    This is episode 55 of Squawk Ident, Restricted Medicals, French Simulators, Lasers, & 9/11. Recorded on the 21st floor of the Sahara Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. On today’s show we discuss what happens when an airline pilot fails to show up for a scheduled flight. We also discuss restricted medicals, laser strikes, 115 degree (46C) days in Southern California combined with ext...

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    September 3, 2020 136 min

    Recorded on the 31st of August, 2020

    On Episode 54 of Squawk Ident, Tomcats, Top Gun, & Recurrent Sim Rides,  we have much to cover. Since our last show a litany of events have filled each day with a rollercoaster of anxiety and emotional pitfalls. We will dive into what has transpired in our industry and how it has added to these stressful times. We also explain how it all occurred while I was in the middle of my recurrent tra...

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    August 23, 2020 120 min

    This is episode 53 of Squawk Ident, Furloughs, MELs, & EKGs, recorded on the 21st & 22nd of August, 2020. From both the Av8r Sound Mobile Studios from the 4th floor of the Doubletree Hotel in Orlando, FL and the Av8r Sound Studios of Southern California.

    On today’s episode RobD and I discuss Brawls on Airplanes, FedEx flight 1026 heavy's emergency landing at LAX, Rob’s recent trip to the AME's office, Furlough Frida...

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    August 11, 2020 107 min

    Recorded on 5th of August, 2020

    On today’s show, I am joined by Squawk Ident crew member and co-host RobD, who is taking a break from pouring money into his new yacht to join us today. We are recording as breaking news has spread around the aviation community just hours ago that a group of Senate Republicans are potentially backing the extension of the CARES act for an additional 6 months with an additional $25 billion in payroll a...

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