The Fighter Pilot Podcast

Vincent "Jell-O" Aiello, Retired US Navy Fighter Pilot

The Fighter Pilot Podcast explores the fascinating world of air combat: the aircraft, the weapons systems, and most importantly--the people. Each episode features a guest who helps explain the topic at hand such as how ejection seats work or what it...Show More


1:05:17 | Jul 22nd, 2019

A look at the venerable McDonnell fighter bomber with a pilot and RIO who flew it for more than 5,000 hours combined.

1:21:26 | Jul 8th, 2019

A detailed look at the 60's-era spy plane that still holds several absolute speed and altitude records with Brian Shul, best known for his infamous "ground speed" story.
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1:23:57 | Jun 24th, 2019

A look at a Vietnam-era supersonic jet best known as the "last of the gunfighters."

57:09 | Jun 12th, 2019

We're taking a pause this week and replaying co-host Sunshine's recent two-part appearance on Aircrew Interviews, a YouTube channel aviation show.

1:10:47 | Jun 2nd, 2019

A look at the massive maintenance effort required to keep a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier functional and up-to-date.
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