Who Makes The Big Aviation Events Happen? Lyndse Costabile! (Season 2, Episode 9)

June 7th, 2021

How do big airshow events and flyovers happen?  Who organizes these things? Lyndse's company, FundAv Consulting, LLC. That's who! Learn about the ins and outs of this unique line of work and why she loves it so much! She has her heart and hand in a myriad of aviation events and activities across the globe.  Lyndse organizes corporate travel, airshow events, personal and national fly-overs, film production, aircraft sales, talent management…the list goes on and on.  If you want to know anything about aviation, she probably knows the answer! This career is like no other.  It is possible to combine a philanthropic passion with history, aviation greats, and fun!   

Parachutist & World War II Re-enactor Kat Healey! (This is so cool) (Season 2, Episode 8)

May 24th, 2021

She parachutes to keep history alive! Kat Healey is a round canopy static line parachutist and World War II re-enactor who sometimes dresses as a spy. Her D-Day birthday fuels her love for veterans and has sparked her own interest in becoming a pilot! She is currently working on her private pilot's license. Learn about how she got into the world of performing in a parachute, where she trained, and how any civilian could do it too. Maybe you could check out her team's performance at your next air show!

News anchor to jet pilot! She’s a “Mover and a shaker!” Trust us, we know. (Season 2, Episode 7)

May 10th, 2021

News anchor turned jet pilot! This MEI runs her consulting business, and donates her twin Comanche to help others. Sounds like a dream life! What are the challenges? What does she want others to learn from her? After changing careers from the news desk to consultant, Stephanie has sky-rocketed from private pilot to jet pilot in a matter of months! Aviation has allowed her to do more of what she loves: to give. She and her husband use their MEI ratings and their twin Comanche to train others who need the rating to further their careers. They offer scholarships and often donate their time and airplane to help those that would struggle to finance the training themselves. Her heart is in multi-engine training! Stephanie also helps numerous aviation organizations including Women in Aviation, F.A.S.T., and OBAP (Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals). Her background as an anchor has provided excellent communications skills as an instructor. How could your background allow you to live your dream? On a personal note, Stephanie is the ultimate "mover and shaker", a great roommate😉, as well as a top-notch pilot!

Help Me, Help You: Ferry Flying (Yikes!) & Scholarship Tips! (Season 2, Episode 6)

April 11th, 2021

It's been said to be one of the most dangerous aviation jobs out there.  We've both done it and have our own stories to share (yikes)!  We are talking about ferry flying!  What is it?  A great way to use those flying skills, build time, and requires constant, critical decision-making.  Be cautious before getting in that plane and ALWAYS ready for surprises!   Part 2: Scholarship winning tips!  How do we choose who wins a scholarship?  What are we looking for in the perfect candidate?  We are going to help YOU win that next scholarship you're applying for! 

Alaska Bush Pilot! (Season 2, Episode 5)

March 28th, 2021

Alaska Bush Pilot! What's flying like in Alaska? Female pilot & videographer shares Alaska life! Danika Baldwin has flown in places most of us have dreamed of. The terrain and conditions in Alaska are unlike any other. She recently earned her private pilot's license after years of dreaming and training. She is a true Alaskan. She loves to share her life experiences and shares her unique journey through her fun videos on Instagram and Tik Tok. Make sure you are following her! @Girl.In.Alaska

HEAVY FIRE! Air Force A-10 pilot Kim “KC-Killer Chick” Campbell joins us! (Season 2, Episode 4)

March 15th, 2021

Military A-10 Female Pilot! HEAVY FIRE-THE biggest moment of her career & Why she is Killer Chick! We are talking with Air Force Senior Pilot Kim "KC" Campbell about her big aviation dreams as a child and how she planned her path to flying the A-10! She had been trained for all the scenarios she may encounter while on a mission. While in aerial combat during Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003, she took heavy anti-aircraft artillery damage. It took all of her skill, training, and muscle to land safely an hour later. She was promoted to Major in 2006 and received the Distinguished Flying Cross for her actions. Listen to her story and share it with others! Please subscribe for more heroic stories & aviation-related topics.

HEAVY FIRE! A-10 Air Force Pilot Kim “KC-Killer Chick” Campbell (Season 2, Episode 4)

March 14th, 2021

Military A-10 Female Pilot! HEAVY FIRE-THE biggest moment of her career & Why she is Killer Chick! We are talking with Air Force Senior Pilot Kim "KC" Campbell about her big aviation dreams as a child and how she planned her path to flying the A-10! She had been trained for all the scenarios she may encounter while on a mission. While in aerial combat during Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003, she took heavy anti-aircraft artillery damage. It took all of her skill, training, and muscle to land safely an hour later. She was promoted to Major in 2006 and received the Distinguished Flying Cross for her actions. Listen to her story and share it with others! Please subscribe for more heroic stories & aviation-related topics.

She’s a jet broker! (Season 2, Episode 3)

February 28th, 2021

SHE'S A JET BROKER! (What's more badass than that??) How do you become a jet broker? Is this a good money-making aviation career? Join us on this episode of Cockpits & Cocktails with Jade Hofeldt and Kandi Spangler from JetAviva. These two women will discuss their backgrounds in aviation, how they got into being a jet broker, how much money can be made as a broker, and what the pros and cons are of being a jet broker. There is lots of information in this episode that might leave you wanting to change careers and/or send in your resume to get started in this exciting business.

Ag Pilot Emily Daniel (Season 2, Episode 2)

February 15th, 2021

Join us on this conversation with Emily Daniel @AgPilotChick! We find out how she got into being an ag pilot (aka crop-duster) in this episode.  Emily shares some insight into her life and profession.  We are always curious about the various aviation careers and love to hear what women do in their aviation jobs. This one is really unique! Check it out!

Season 2, Episode 1: What’s new for Cockpits & Cocktails? Guests, Prizes…

February 1st, 2021

Season 2 will offer more great guests, giveaways, and events! Make sure you're subscribed and pay attention!

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