01/02/12 "Managing Safety" Jana Filip                  
#12010201 Obie Young



Obie Young interviews Jana Filip, EXPO Director, about the 2012 U.S. Sport Aviation EXPO to be  held January 19-22 in Sebring, FL.
 


01/10/12 "Managing Safety" Ernie Strange            
#12010901 Rich Tillery



Rich Tillery Intervies Ernie Strange to talk about the age-old conundrum for CFIs: When is my student ready to solo?
 


01/17/12 "Managing Safety" Rich Weber             
#12011701 Rich Tillery



Rich Tillery interviews Rich Weber, Chief Pilot FW Jacksonville Sheriffs Aviation Unit, to talk about the upcoming about the Heli Expo to be held February 11-14, 2012 in Dallas, TX.
 


01/23/12 "Managing Safety" Ravi, John Zapp, Howie Marlin
#12012301 Amy Laboda



Amy Laboda interviews members of the Flying Musicians Association, Inc. at the 2012 Sebring Light Sport EXPO. Musician-Pilots Ravi "the Raviator," John Zapp, association co-founder, and Howie Marlin, FMA Corporate Relations Specialist, discuss the prevalence of pilots with musical talent and how music helps promote scientific learning.
 


01/30/12 "Managing Safety" Bill Schmalz         
#12013001 Amy Laboda



Amy Laboda interviews Bill Schmalz, Florida Field Director for the Seaplane Pilots Association, at the Light Sport EXPO in Sebring. Bill shares information about the SPA and the first seaplane base at the EXPO as well as the growing number of Florida Splash-Ins planned (including 2 at Lake Jackson in March and November).
 
02/06/12 "Managing Safety" Logan Johnson    
#12020601 Rich Tillery



Rich Tillery intertviews Logan Johnson of the NOAA's National Weather Service, Ruskin, FL. Rich and   Logan discuss how Sun 'n Fun has become the nation's first Storm-Ready Fly-In.
 


02/20/12 "Managing Safety" Rich Weber          
#12022001 Rich Tillery



Rich Tillery interviews Rich Weber, Chief Pilot FW Jacksonville Sheriffs Aviation Unit, in a recap of the  2012 Heli Expo.
 


03/05/12 "Managing Safety" Lori Bradner       
#12030501 Obie Young



Obie Yount interviews Central Florida Aerospace Academy teacher Lori Bradner. The topic is the  new Civil Air Patrol composite squadron based at the school.
 


04/02/12 "Managing Safety" Craig Fuller        
12040201 Amy Laboda



Amy Laboda interviews AOPA President Craig Fuller during the annual pancake breakfast at Sun 'n Fun 2012.
 


04/09/12 "Managang Safety" Guy C. Roginson
#12040901 Amy Laboda



Amy Laboda conducts a Sun 'n Fun 2012 interview with Guy C. Roginson of Guidance Aviation,  Premier Sponsor for ThinkGlobalFlight.org's around-the-world adventure promoting STEM  (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) education and fostering green technology.
 


04/16/12 "Managing Safety" John Mahany    
#12041601 Obie Young



Obie Young introduces John Mahany, new host for Managing Safety. John is from
Long Beach, California and is an instructor for Flight Safety International that specializes in the King Air. 


04/23/12 "Managing Safety" John Dixon      
#12042301 Amy Laboda



Amy Laboda conducts a Sun 'n Fun 2012 interview with John Dixon, CEO of Elite Simulation Solutions, about sophisticated computer based trainers known as Advanced Aviation Training Devices (Advanced ATDs).
 


04/30/12 "Managing Safety" Nikolaos Kanellos
#12043001 Rich Weber



Rich Weber hosts Nikolaos Kanellos, helicopter instructor with Bristow Academy in Titusville, Florida. They discuss safety during helicopter training. This is a follow up interview from the HAI meeting in West Plam Beach.
 


05/07/12 "Managing Safety" Kevin Kane      
#12050701 Amy Laboda



Amy Laboda conducts a SNF 2012 interview with Kevin Kane, Operations Manager for California   Power Systems, about the new Rotax, fuel-injected, engine for Light Sport Aircraft.
 


05/14/12 "Managing Safety" Lt Col Luis Garcia  
#12051401 Obie Young



Obie Young interviews Lt Col Luis Garcia, Florida Wing CAP Chief of Staff, about the Florida Wing  Summer of Safety Program.
 


05/21/12 "Managing Safety" Karen Candiani     
#12052101 Amy Laboda



Amy Laboda conducts a SNF 2012 interview with Karen Candiani, Director of the Charlotte Technical  Center's Charlotte Aerospace Institute, about their Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Collegiate  High School Program.
 


05/28/12 "Managing Safety" Rod Rakic             
#12052801 Amy Laboda



Amy conducts a SNF 2012 interview with Rod Rakic, founder of MyTransponder, Inc., on the subject  of OpenAirplane. Modeled after the Civil Air Patrol's standardized Form 5 check ride, OpenAirplane  would standardize rental aircraft check rides in order to waive the requirement for local check outs  at participating FBOs.
 


06/04/12 "Managing Safety" Jamie Beckett & Neal Duncan  
#12060401 Rich Tillery



Rich Tillery interviews Winter Haven, FL City Commissioner Jamie Beckett and Polk County, FL Tourism and Sports Marketing official Neal Duncan discussing the value of Sun n Fun to the Polk County economy and all the other attractions available to Sun n Fun visitors.
 


06/11/12 "Managing Safety" Dr. Peggy Baty Chabrian        
#12061101 Amy Laboda



Amy conducts a SNF 2012 interview with Dr. Peggy Baty Chabrian, President and Founder of Women in Aviation International, about forums at Sun 'n Fun 2012 including her "Everything you wanted to know about learning to fly but were afraid to ask" and "Aviation Scholarships...
Not just for kids."



6/18/12 "Managing Safety" Corkey Fornof                         
#12061801 Rich Tillery



Rich Tillery conducts a Sun 'n Fun 2012 interview with J.W. "Corkey" Fornof. They discuss both Corkey's legendary career putting aviation on the silver screen as well as his work with LoPresti Aviation including airshow performances in the Fury.
 


6/25/2012 "Managing Safety" Kathy Hirtz                          
#12062501 Rich Tillery



Rich Tillery conducts a Sun 'n Fun 2012 interview with Kathy Hirtz of Wing Over Aerobatics talking about aerobatic flight instruction and upset training.
 


7/02/2012 "Managing Safety" Phil Lockwood                     
#12070201 Rich Tillery



Rich Tillery conducts this interview at Sun 'n Fun 2012 with Phil Lockwood about Rotax engines,  AirCams, Lockwood Aviation Services and the Aero Technical Institute.
 


7/09/2012 "Managing Safety" Barbara Tolbert                  
#12070901 Obie Young



Obie Young conducts a interview with Barbara Tolbert , Executive Director for the Arlington Fly-In and Mayor of the City of Arlington Washington State. They compare the safe operation of an airshow to a small city and discuss the importance of volunteerism.



7/16/2012 "Managing Safety" Ben Coleman                     
#12071601 Obie Young



Obie Young receives a field report from Ben Coleman who attended the Sentimental Journey Fly-In at Lock Haven, Pa. The annual event celebrated the seventy-fifth anniversary of the venerable Piper J-3 Cub, which first flew from Lock Haven in 1937 and was produced there for 10 years.
 


7/30/2012 "Managing Safety" Ravi                                  
#12073001 Rich Tillery



Rich Tillery conducts a Sun 'n Fun 2012 patio interview with Ravi "The Raviator," a Flying Musician and  Senheiser Aviation Speaker, about becoming a pilot and encouraging those with the flying bug
to live that dream and do it safely.
 


8/6/2012 "Managing Safety" Rachel Donald                     
#12080601 Amy Laboda



Amy Laboda conducts a 2012 EAA AirVenture interview with Rachel Donald, Aviation Representative for  DeLorme, about search and rescue for light aircraft and DeLorme's inReach solution.
 


8/13/2012 "Managing Safety" Louisa Fisher                    
#12081301 Amy Laboda



Amy Laboda interviews Louisa Fisher, Program Manager for Emergency Training & Cabin Safety at FlightSafety International in Savannah GA, during the 2012 NBAA Flight Attendants/Flight Technicians Conference.
 


8/20/2012 "Managing Safety" Henry Curvat                   
#12082001 Rich Weber



Rich Weber conducts a interview with Henry T. Curvat, President of the 388th Bomb Group Assoc., Inc.  They discuss the Bomber Group and the 63rd Annual Reunion that will begin Aug 29th, 2012 in Savannah,  Georgia.
 


8/27/2012 “Managing Safety" Steve Purello                    
#12082701 Obie Young



Obie Young interviews Steve Purello, CEO and Volunteer Pilot with Angel Flight Southeast. Angel Flight™   Southeast, Inc. is a non-profit volunteer pilot organization involved in “public benefit flying.” Angel Flight  provides a variety of services to the community, but mostly arranges free air transportation by private aircraft to distant medical facilities when commercial service is not available, impractical or simply not  affordable.



9/03/2012 “Managing Safety" Scott Merritt                     
#12090301 Amy Laboda



Amy Laboda conducts an Airventure 2012 interview with J. Scott Merritt, founder and president of Voice  Flight Systems, about the VFS101 which is an FAA certified speech recognition system that allows pilots  to enter waypoints and airways into their GNS430W/530W GPS units.
 


09/10/2012 "Managing Safety" Billy Henderson & John Leenhouts  
#12091001 Rich Webber



Rich Weber interviews Billy Henderson, founder of SUN 'n FUN and John Leenhous, current President and they discuss the event past, present and future.
 


9/17/2012 "Managing Safety" Lori Bradner and George Bartuska  
#12091701 Rich Weber



Rich Weber hosts this episode recorded during Sun 'n Fun featuring Lori Bradner and George Bartuska,  teachers at the Central Florida Aerospace Academy. Topics include curriculum and the new CAP program.
 


9/24/2012 "Managing Safety" Ben Coleman               
#12092401 Obie Young



Obie Young conducts a telephone interview with Ben Coleman live from the flight line at the Reno Air Races.



10/01/2012 "Managing Safety" Lee Louderback        
#12100101Rich Tillery



Rich Tillery hosts Lee Louderback of Stallion 51, P-51 flight school in Kissimmee, FL at SUN 'n Fun 2012.
 


10/08/2012 "Managing Safety" Gene Soucy              
#12100801 Rich Tillery



Rich Tillery interviews a true legend in aerobatics, Gene Soucy, talking about his two world aerobatic chamionships with partners Tom Poberezny and the late Charlie Hilliard. 



10/15/12 "Managing Safety" OSH Remotes    
#12101501 John Mahany Host



Host John Mahany interviews three presenters during EAA AirVenture 2012 in OSH. First, he speaks with Mark Korin, President of DepotStar, about their Alpha Systems AOA product. Next, he brings us Danny Carpenter of King Air Nation and, finally, John talks to Clare McEwan from Air Safaris International.



10/22/12 "Managing Safety" Ben Coleman at Fiesta    
#12102201 Obie Young Anchor 



Ben Coleman reports live (and hunkered down in a wind blown tent) from the field at the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta to the Orlando Anchor desk and Obie Young.



"10/29/12 Managing Safety" Laurie Bradner & Keith Smith Rich Weber    
#12102901 Rich Weber Host



Host Rich Weber interviews Laurie Bradner and George Bartuska talking about the Central Florida Aerospace Academy during the Sun n' Fun Fly-In in March of this year.



11/05/12 "Managing Safety" Ben Coleman    
#12110501 Rich Weber Host



Host Rich Weber interviews Ben Coleman talking about the SUN ‘n FUN Safety Efforts during the SUN n' FUN Fly-In in March of this year.



11/12/12 “Managing Safety” Rich Owen           
#12111201 Obie Young Host



Host Obie Young interviews Rich Owen who is Contest Chairman for the 2013 Seniors National Soaring Championship that will be held between the 10th and 17th of March 2013. The event is in its 22nd year and is the largest and most competitive in the United States.   


 
11/19/12 “Managing Safety” Mark Korin           
#12111901 John Mahany Host



Host John Mahany interviews Mark Korin, owner and president of DepotStar Inc., about Alpha Systems AOA. 
   


11/26/12 “Managing Safety” AOPA Summit      
#12112601 John Mahany Host



Host John Mahany interviews Eldon Anderson, Charles White, and Dave Vega while on assignment at the AOPA Summt. 
 
   
12/03/12 “Managing Safety” NBAA  1        
#12120301 Eric Bolves



Eric Bolves begins a series of interviews from the floor of NBAA 2012 in Orlando FL by speaking with Kenneth Maenpa, president of the Colorado Airport Operators Association, about advancements which have improved safety in mountainous environments. In the second part of this program, Eric and Randy Schuette, Director of Sales for Air Orlando Sales, Inc., discuss the Cessna Corvallis TTx as seen at NBAA.

   
12/10/12 “Managing Safety” NBAA 2                
#12121001 Eric Bolves



Eric Bolves continues a series of interviews from the floor of NBAA 2012 in Orlando FL by speaking with Jay Heublein, Vice-President of Sales and Marketing for Nextant Aerospace, about the remanufactured 400XT. In the second part of this program, Eric and Dylan Haynie,Regional Vice President of Sales at Bombardier Flexjet, discuss modern fractional ownership and other products available from the manufacturer.
   


12/17/12 “Managing Safety” NBAA 3                
#12121701 Eric Bolves



In this third and final installment of interviews from the floor of NBAA 2012 in Orlando FL, Eric Bolves speaks first with Edgar Flores, Sales Account Manager at EAM Worldwide, about life vests, rafts, and other survival equipment available for all levels of aviation. In the second part of this program, Eric and Tom Aniello, Vice President of Marketing at Pilatus Business Aircraft, discuss the PC-12 NG. Finally, Eric interviews David Noad, General Manager of MT-Propeller, about the modern wooden propeller



12/24/12 “Managing Safety” Coleman - ICAS   
#12122401 Obie Young



This program features a field report from Ben Coleman at the International Councel of Air Show, ICAS, meeting in Las Vegas. Ben phones in a report to Obie Young at the Anchor desk in Orlando. 

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