Category Archives: Episodes

Episode 7: Spaced Out

 

Canadian astronaut Bjarni and son Mike Tryggvason by their aerobatic aircraft at the Jet Aircraft Museum open house
Canadian astronaut Bjarni and son Mike Tryggvason by their aerobatic aircraft at the Jet Aircraft Museum open house

News

Upcoming Events

  • Jet Aircraft Museum Cash and Dream Flights lottery calendars
    Calendar sales used to support JAM restorations. Check out the JAM website for more information.

Also in this episode:

A Canadian astronaut talks about being in space and the future of spaceflight

Danny caught up with Bjarni Tryggvason and asked him about his favorite space memories.  They also talk about the future of people carrying spaceships.

The Legend of Bill Barilko

Chris explores the legend of Bill Barilko; a Toronto Maple Leaf player who won the Leafs the cup (in overtime).  Find out why the Leafs are a sure bet to win again this year.

Wrap up

We are now on iTunes! Check out the link on the right of this page to get hooked up.

Thank you to Danny’s mom and everyone else who has taken the time to tweet or write to the show. We always love hearing feedback and look forward to making improvements to the show and website over time. We love aviation and want to share that with you. Thank you and stay tuned!

 

Follow us on Twitter @ClearedEnRoute or send us an email at clearedenroute.podcast@gmail.com. Questions, comments and suggestions are always welcomed!

Opening and closing music is Dolphin’s Day by Robert Walker

Episode 6: News and Events

 

Crowds at the 2011 Hamilton Air Show
Crowds at the 2011 Hamilton Air Show

News

Upcoming Events

  • Jet Aircraft Museum Cash and Dream Flights lottery calendars – Early bird draw December 1st, 2011
    Calendar sales used to support JAM restorations. Check out the JAM website for more information.
  • Unmanned Systems Canada – Student UAV Competition
    Details can be found at Unmanned Systems Canada
  • Unmanned Systems Canada Annual Conference Nov. 7 – 10, Halifax, NS
    Details can be found on the conference page

Also in this episode:

Interview with pilot of C130E from 424 Squadron

The interview with the search and rescue pilot was recorded during the summer at the Hamilton Air Show.

Canadian Air and Space Museum Petition

CASM is looking for 10,000 signatures on its petition against eviction from the historic deHaviland Canada site new Downsview Airport in Toronto. Find out more information about the museum on its site and sign the petition.

Wrap up

We are now on iTunes! Check out the link on the right of this page to get hooked up.

Thank you to Danny’s mom and everyone else who has taken the time to tweet or write to the show. We always love hearing feedback and look forward to making improvements to the show and website over time. We love aviation and want to share that with you. Thank you and stay tuned!

 

Follow us on Twitter @ClearedEnRoute or send us an email at clearedenroute.podcast@gmail.com. Questions, comments and suggestions are always welcomed!

Opening and closing music is Dolphin’s Day by Robert Walker

Episode 5: Most of Canada looks like this…

deHaviland DHC2 Beaver at the 2011 Waterloo Air Show
deHaviland DHC2 Beaver on static display at the 2011 Waterloo Air Show

News

Upcoming Events

Also on this episode:

Chris interviews Edward Gee from Viking Air

Edward Gee is Product Support Manager for Viking Air in British Columbia.  Viking Air has assumed responsibility for seven of the eight original de Havilland type certificates.  Hear about how they went from a service provider to aircraft manufacturer and hear about the future of de Havilland, now Viking’s, aircraft.

Cleared En Route History of Canadian Aviation: Bush Flying

Chris explores the history of aviation in Canadian forests.  Not surprisingly, given the vast amount of hinterland possessed by Canada, a lot of aviation firsts took place because of bush flying.  Hear about some special aircraft and some of the people behind bush flying during this installment of the History of Canadian Aviation.

Wrap up

If you want to follow the ROSAT satellite as it reenters the atmosphere check it on twitter @ROSAT_Reentry.

We are now on iTunes! Check out the link on the right of this page to get hooked up.

Thank you to everyone, including Chris’ mom,  who’ve taken the time to tweet or write to the show. We always love hearing feedback and look forward to making improvements to the show and website over time. We love aviation and want to share that with you. Thank you and stay tuned!

Also, please do not forget to check out the Canadian Air & Space Museum Special Episode. The Museum is fighting for it’s life and to preserve important pieces of Canadian history. Find out what you can do to help by heading over to our Help the CASM page or by heading over to the Museum’s site for the latest news.

 

Follow us on Twitter @ClearedEnRoute or send us an email at clearedenroute.podcast@gmail.com. Questions, comments and suggestions are always welcomed!

Opening and closing music is Dolphin’s Day by Robert Walker

Episode 4: Shooting Silver Stars

A restored CT133 back from its maiden flight at the Jet Aircraft Museum in London, Ontario
A restored CT133 back from its maiden flight at the Jet Aircraft Museum in London, Ontario

News

Upcoming Events

  • 53rd annual fly day – Saturday October 1st, 2011
    Ottawa, On. Oct. 1 – More Information
  • Aviation Stories – Lt. Col. William Barker
    Canadian Air & Space Museum, Downsview, On Oct. 7 – More Information

Doors Open London: Jet Aircraft Museum Fly Day

Danny recaps his day in London, Ontario checking out the first flight of a newly restored T-33.

Cleared En Route History of Canadian Aviation: CT-133 Silver Star

Chris explores the history and continuing legacy of the Lockheed T-33 Shooting Star and its canuck cousin the Canadair CT-133 Silver Star.

Cleared En Route Top Plane Confirmed!

Given that there was no objection to the nomination of the Canadair CT-114 Tutor since the last show we proudly confirm this aircraft as one of Canada’s Top Planes. For a listing of all the Top Planes (confirmed or nominated) head over to the Top Planes Hall of Fame. If you have a plane which you think to be deserving of this designation, please contact us to let us know.

Wrap up

We are now on iTunes! Check out the link on the right of this page to get hooked up.

Thank you to Ryan and Jim and the others who’ve taken the time to tweet or write to the show. We always love hearing feedback and look forward to making improvements to the show and website over time. We love aviation and want to share that with you. Thank you and stay tuned!

Also, please do not forget to check out the Canadian Air & Space Museum Special Episode. The Museum is fighting for it’s life and to preserve important pieces of Canadian history. Find out what you can do to help by heading over to our Help the CASM page or by heading over to the Museum’s site for the latest news.

 

Follow us on Twitter @ClearedEnRoute or send us an email at clearedenroute.podcast@gmail.com. Questions, comments and suggestions are always welcomed!

Opening and closing music is Dolphin’s Day by Robert Walker

Episode Special: Canadian Air & Space Museum

Recently the Canadian Air & Space Museum in Downsview Park has been evicted by park management.  As the museum works to save its home at 65 Carl Hall Road we take a look at the history which has taken place on the site.  We also take a look at some of the unique exhibits found in the museum.  Find out what exhibits you can’t seen anywhere else but the Canadian Air and Space Museum.

Plus, visit our new page to find out how you can help pitch in to save the museum.

No video this week as we traded that labour budget for this extra special episode.  Videos will resume next Sunday (new and improved without those darned titles FROM CANADA).

Check back Wednesday the 28th for Episode #4.

Follow us on Twitter @ClearedEnRoute or send us an email at clearedenroute.podcast@gmail.com. Questions, comments and suggestions are always welcomed!

Opening and closing music is Dolphin’s Day by Robert Walker

Episode 3: Newsworthy

Canadian Snowbirds flying CT-114 Tutors
The Canadian Snowbirds, 431 Demonstration squadron, flying CT-114 Tutors

News

Upcoming Events

  • Snowbirds over Gore Bay
    Gore Bay, On. Sep. 14
  • Reno Air Races
    Reno, NV, USA Sept 14 – 18

Canadian International Air Show Wrap-up

Find out about the CIAS which took place in Toronto, September 3rd – 6th and featured the first ever flight of an Osprey in Canada.

Cleared En Route Top Planes

A new segment where we propose an aircraft as an iconic, Canadian airplane and leave it up to you, the listeners to let us what you think of it!

In this episode: Canadair CT-114 Tutor.

Wrap up

We’re working on iTunes availability, thanks to all who have emailed us about it!

Coming up in future episodes: deHavilland Canada history segments. Learn about the Beaver, the Otter and all the other great DHC aircraft!

 

Follow us on Twitter @ClearedEnRoute or send us an email at clearedenroute.podcast@gmail.com. Questions, comments and suggestions are always welcomed!

Opening and closing music is Dolphin’s Day by Robert Walker

Episode 2: The Co-pilot

AEA Silver Dart

The AEA Silver Dart, Canada’s first powered aircraft. Find out more about it in this episode

News

Upcoming Events

2011 Waterloo Airshow Coverage

Had a great time at the air show and we recorded an interview with a Dash8-100 pilot for the RCAF. Also took a ride on a helicopter and the video is below.

Check out our YouTube channel where we will be posting more videos.

Canadian Aviation History Series #1 – The AEA Silver Dart

This time on Cleared En Route’s: History of Canadian Aviation we are looking at the plane which began it all for powered flight in Canada:  The A.E.A. Silver Dart.  This plane was designed and built by the Aerial Experiment Association (That’s the A.E.A).  It undertook its first flight on February 23, 1909 in Baddeck, Nova Scotia.

References
http://archives.cbc.ca/science_technology/aeronautics/clips/2424/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aerial_Experiment_Association

 

Follow us on Twitter @ClearedEnRoute or send us an email at clearedenroute.podcast@gmail.com. Questions, comments and suggestions are always welcomed!

Opening and closing music is Dolphin’s Day by Robert Walker.

Episode 1: The Pilot

Burt Rutan's Hybrid Gas-Electric, Road-Air Vehicle: Model 367

Pictured above: Burt Rutan’s Hybrid Gas-Electric, Road-Air Vehicle: Model 367

In this episode:

News

Upcoming Events

Danny’s Topic

I had the chance to interview one of people involved in the restoration of a DHC-5 Buffalo as a tribute to Canadian Peacekeepers and the crew and passengers of the last flight of Canadian Forces Buffalo 115461. Visit the link above, Buffalo 461 for more information on the restoration project.

Chris’ Topic

You can send your very own satellite to space for less than $10,000. Interorbital Systems is making space experimentation a possibility for the average space enthusiast.

Shout Outs

Follow us on Twitter @ClearedEnRoute or send us an email at clearedenroute.podcast@gmail.com. Questions, comments and suggestions are always welcomed!

Opening and closing music is Dolphin’s Day by Robert Walker.