The Vertical MRO Podcast

The Vertical MRO Podcast

Welcome to the Vertical MRO Podcast, where we explore the fascinating world of helicopter maintenance, repair, and overhaul. Our episodes feature MRO experts who share invaluable tribal knowledge and stories that are sure to inspire current and aspiring industry maintainers.

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July 12, 2024 48 mins

Welcome to The Vertical MRO Podcast, brought to you by Vertical Helicasts!

The Vertical MRO Podcast, where we soar into the world of helicopter maintenance, leadership, and innovation. In this episode, host Val Medved, and co-host Jon Gray from the Hangar Z Podcast, are honored to introduce a powerhouse in helicopter maintenance and aviation management, Scott Hayward.

In this special two-part series, we dive deep ...

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Welcome to The Vertical MRO Podcast, brought to you by Vertical Helicasts!

The Vertical MRO Podcast, where we soar into the world of helicopter maintenance, leadership, and innovation. In this episode, host Val Medved, and co-host Jon Gray from the Hangar Z Podcast, are honored to introduce a powerhouse in helicopter maintenance and aviation management, Scott Hayward.

In this special two-part series, we dive deep ...

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Welcome to The Vertical MRO Podcast, brought to you by Vertical Helicasts!


The Vertical MRO podcast spotlights remarkable individuals in aviation. Today, we delve into the journey of Kevin Shead, whose passion for flight has taken him soaring through the skies and mastering the intricacies of aircraft maintenance.

 
Kevin's odyssey began in 2000, when he graduated from Abbotsford Christian Secondary School in British Co...

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Welcome to The Vertical MRO Podcast, brought to you by Vertical Helicasts!

Welcome to the Vertical MRO podcast, where we unveil the mysteries of maintenance, repair and overhaul, and explore the cutting-edge innovations that drive the helicopter industry forward.

 Host Val Medved is honored to have a true industry luminary join the show for a feature interview.

 Meet Anthony Saenz, a titan in the aerospace realm. With over 2...

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In this two-part series, Hangar Z Podcast hosts Jack Schonely and Jon Gray take over the Vertical MRO Podcast to sit down with Kris Stone, owner and handler of K9 Torque and the Huey Vets crew from EMU Inc.

 

EMU Inc. derives its name from the radio call sign of a unique unit in Army aviation history, the 135th Assault Helicopter Company.

 

The 135th was a typic...

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Welcome to The Vertical MRO Podcast, brought to you by Vertical HeliCASTS!

 

In this two-part series, Hangar Z Podcast hosts Jack Schonely and Jon Gray take over the Vertical MRO Podcast to sit down with Kris Stone, owner and handler of K9 Torque and the Huey Vets crew from EMU Inc.

 

EMU Inc. derives its name from the radio call sign of a unique unit in Army aviation history, the 135th Assault Helicopter Company.

 

The 135th was a typic...

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Welcome to The Vertical MRO Podcast, brought to you by Vertical Helicasts!

 
In this two-part series Val Medved and co-host Jon Gray have a thrilling two-part conversation with Marc Foreman, a helicopter technician A&P and IA from the Oklahoma City Police Department aviation unit. Get ready for an exhilarating mix of topics as they delve into tornadoes, aviation advancements, and public safety.

As a helico...

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Welcome to The Vertical MRO Podcast, brought to you by Vertical Helicasts!


In this two-part series Val Medved and co-host Jon Gray have a thrilling two-part conversation with Marc Foreman, a helicopter technician A&P and IA from the Oklahoma City Police Department aviation unit. Get ready for an exhilarating mix of topics as they delve into tornadoes, aviation advancements, and public safety.

As a helicop...

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Welcome to The Vertical MRO Podcast, brought to you by Vertical Helicasts!


In this episode, Val Medved and Jon Gray get an opportunity to sit down with Maury Wood. 

In 1992, a move to St. Albert marked the start of new adventures for Wood and his family. From there, it was a whirlwind of after-school work at Avialta Helicopters under the wings of experienced engineers.

 

Summers were spent in Yellowknife, North...

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In this two-part interview, we're extremely excited to introduce Faith Ortega, a prominent figure in the maintenance technician community known to many through her social media platform, How to Helicopter.

Ortega's journey into aviation maintenance began at Southern Illinois University, renowned for its outstanding aviation progra...

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Welcome to the Vertical MRO Podcast, brought to you by Vertical HeliCASTS.

In this two-part interview, we're extremely excited to introduce Faith Ortega, a prominent figure in the maintenance technician community known to many through her social media platform, How to Helicopter.

Ortega's journey into aviation maintenance began at Southern Illinois University, renowned for its outstanding aviation program. There, ...

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Welcome to The Vertical MRO Podcast, brought to you by Vertical Helicasts!

 

This will be another one of our Vertical Helicasts Mash-Up episodes with Halsey Schider from The Helicopter Podcast and Jason Quinn from the Real ResQ Podcast.

 

In this episode we introduce our newest Vertical host, Val Medved, who will be hosting the new Vertical MRO Podcast—the first episode drops today.

 

The Vertical MRO Podcast explores the world of helico...

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April 9, 2024 9 mins

This is the official trailer for the MRO Podcast which will be brought to you by Vertical HeliCASTS.

The Vertical MRO Podcast will explore the world of helicopter maintenance, repair, and overhaul with your host Val Medved.

The episodes  will feature helicopter technicians, mechanics engineers, and MRO experts who will share invaluable industry insight, knowledge and stories that will inspire current and aspiring...

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