Chats From The Deck
Chats From The Deck is a compilation of recordings hosted by Dave Shallbetter, volunteer chairman of Sun 'n Fun Radio 1510 AM, part of the annual Sun 'n Fun Fly-in held in Lakeland, Florida, each April. (For more information on the fly-in please visit their website- sun-n-fun.org) Some are recordings of live interviews from the deck of the radio station. Others are pre-recorded interviews done by volunteer reporters during the fly-in. There may even be some Chats From The Virtual Deck and archived recordings from years gone by... PLEASE NOTE: These recordings are copyrighten by Sun 'n Fun and may not be used for anything other than your listening enjoyment without the express written permission of Sun 'n Fun. Donations to support SnFRadio can be sent to SnFRadio@gmail.com through PayPal or by clicking below:

After a little intro chit-chat among Dave, Robin & Lynne, EAA foundeer Paul Poberezny stops by the SnFRadio deck for a chat. Paul chats about keeping aviation alive, The International Take Someone to Fly Day, looking ahead for the sport of flying, and much more...

Direct download: 20100415-_LIVE-_Paul_Poberezny.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:28am EDT

Jim McManus, President of the SPA, stops by the SnFRadio deck to Chat with John Long & Jack Hodgson about the Seaplane Pilot's Association. Some topics covered are the Seaplane landing guide, how to get your seaplane rating, LSA seaplanes, How to join, upcoming events and more...

Direct download: 20100413-_LIVE-_Jim_McManus-_Seaplane_Pilots_Assoc.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:35am EDT

John Long chats with Bob Ohl & Susan King from the Wings of Dreams Aviation Museum about their work saving & restoring historic aircraft as well as their dedication to aviation history by bringing WASP pilots to SnF. 

Direct download: 20100413-_LIVE-_Wings_of_Dreams_Aviation_Museum.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:49am EDT

John Long chats with CAP Col. Jet Mayhew about CAP, their drug prevention program and how she got the callsign Jet and more...

Background "noise" provided by USAF Thunderbirds

Direct download: 20100413-_LIVE-_Jet_Mayhew-_CAP.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:36am EDT

In this chat, unfortunately cut short by a remote, SnFRadio co-hosts Robin Lamar, John Long & Jack Hodgson chat with Elaine Morrow, past prsident of the 99's, and Fran Stubeck, one of the current directors of The International WOmen Pilot's Association, about the WASP activities at SnF & some 99's information.

We learn who The Night Witches were...

Direct download: 20100413-_LIVE-_99s.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:59am EDT

SnFRadio host Jack Hodgson chats with Ravi, aka- The Raviator,  about Protecting your hearing, rejuvinating aviaiton from the ground up, Ravi's hectic schedule, and more... Co-host John Long joins in for the last couple minutes and discovers an interesting fact about aviatior & musicians...

Direct download: 20100413-_LIVE-_Raviator.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:05am EDT

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