The Afterburn Podcast

Former U.S. Air Force F-16 fighter pilot John “Rain” Waters hosts The Afterburn Podcast. Bringing people together to share their journey along the "path" of life.

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 53m. Bisher sind 50 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint jede zweite Woche.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 1 day 23 hours 35 minutes

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episode 42: Part III - Stories of "Pyro"


Captain Will "Pyro" Dubois was a fighter pilot assigned to the 77th Fighter Squadron. On 1 December 2014 "Pyro" was lost in a mishap on a combat mission in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. This is a three part episode...


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episode 42: Part II - Matt "Blitz" Ayres - 77th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron Commander


Captain Will "Pyro" Dubois was a fighter pilot assigned to the 77th Fighter Squadron. On 1 December 2014 "Pyro" was lost in a mishap on a combat mission in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. This is a three part episode...


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episode 42: Part I - The Accident Investigation Board


Captain Will "Pyro" Dubois was a fighter pilot assigned to the 77th Fighter Squadron. On 1 December 2014 "Pyro" was lost in a mishap on a combat mission in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. This is a three part episode...


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episode 41: #41: Ryan "Motor" Riley - F-16 Pilot, Thunderbird, Det 24/CC


"Motor" has multiple combat tours in the Viper and has served on the USAF Thunderbirds. He is currently the Det 24/CC and is responsible for the development of Pilot Training 2.5 (UPT 2.5). We spend a large chunk of this episode digging into Pilot Training Next and UPT 2.5 as it has generated a few questions...

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episode 40: #40 Mike "Pako" Benitez - F-15EX, F-15E, F-18F, CH-46, CH-53


"Pako" started his military career in the Marine Corps as a door gunner in the CH-46 & CH-53.  He ultimately crossed over into the Air Force as a Weapon System Officer (WSO) in the F-15E. He has five combat deployments under his belt. Pako has completed fellowships at DARPA, Congress, and in Silicon Valley. 

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 2021-10-18  1h29m
 
 

episode 39: #39: Brad Thomas - Silence and Light Founder, Retired Delta Operator / Ranger


Brad served 20 years in the Army. During his time in the Army he fought as a Ranger in the Battle of Mogadishu and later completed multiple deployments as a member of Delta Force. Since retiring Brad has pursued his passion for music. He is a founding member of Silence and Light which is an all veteran band that donates 100% of their proceeds to various veterans organizations.

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 2021-10-05  2h11m
 
 

episode 38: #38: F-16 Test Pilot - Lt Col (Ret) Russ "Cranky" Prechtl


"Cranky" has flown over 30 aircraft and is a graduate of Air Force Test Pilot's School. He has logged time in the B-17, F-111, MiG-21, F-5 to name just a few. On top of that he has logged over 3,000 in the mighty Viper.



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 2021-09-22  55m
 
 

episode 37: #37: Capt Haden "Gator" Fullam - A-10 Pilot/Demo Pilot


"Gator" is the current A-10 Demonstration pilot. He comes from a family of fighter pilots and his family is full of fighter pilots to this day. 

His biological grandfather, Wayne, was an F-105 pilot and was shot down over Vietnam. The day he was shot down he was flying with the callsign Pistol 01. 

The man he grew up knowing as his grandfather, Roger, was career fighter pilot and was shot down over Vietnam in an F-105...


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 2021-08-23  1h2m
 
 

episode 36: #36 Kevin Easley - Technical Rescue Fire Captain - Host: Tier 1 Talks


Kevin is a career firefighter with over 20 years of service. He has been serving as a Captain on a Technical Rescue team for the past seven years. He is also the host of “Tier 1 Talks” podcast (shorturl.at/rJLT4) which interviews professionals from the military, law enforcement, and fire service. For additional content check out https://www.theafterburnpodcast.com/ Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-afterburn-podcast/exclusive-content Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle...


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 2021-07-27  1h25m
 
 

episode 35: #35 T.R. "Wombat" Matson E-2, F-18, T-45, Author


"Wombat" flew the E-2 Hawkeye, F/A-18, and T-45 in the Navy prior to transitioning the airlines. He recently wrote a book "Treason Flight." https://amzn.to/3keUMkz

We sit down and chat about his career and his new book.



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 2021-07-14  1h14m