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!

024-Season One Wrap Up

December 7th, 2020

The first season of Cockpits & Cocktails is in the books, and "flyGIRL" Kelley and "Fly” Allyssa put the finishing touches on it with a wrap up episode. The two discuss favorite moments from the year, recap the previous episode featuring guest Patty Wagstaff, and discuss plans for Season Two.

023-Patty Wagstaff

November 23rd, 2020

Patty Wagstaff is an aviator, flight instructor, and U.S. national aerobatic champion. She talks with "flyGIRL" Kelley and "Fly” Allyssa about what inspired her as a young girl to want to become a pilot, her favorite plane, how the book Fate is the Hunter influenced her, and more.

022-Macie Dann

November 9th, 2020

Macie Dann is the East Regional Account Manager for Avidyne, an avionics equipment firm. She talks to Natalie "flyGIRL" Kelley and "Fly” Allyssa about what her job entails, getting her commercial license, living on a boat in Alaska, working at a fly-fishing lodge, travelling across Australia after high school, and her hobby; cowboy-mounted shooting.

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