Episodes
(TW: some of the content in this episode may be triggering to some listeners). Get to know Kora, also known as the flight deck therapist, on Instagram. In this weeks episode we discuss all things mental health related; a subject virtually non existent within the aviation community. Get to know yourself more and gain wisdom on how to cope with your mental, on the fly. Emma and Maddie go over how trauma unloading has effected the world...
Published 11/04/21
Emma and Maddie have been keeping up with the current news and following up with people that are near the current investigation. This is a conversation we wanted to create around the UND crash as it has sparked action in the mental health arena for pilots. //// 📍The tragic passing of a UND student just last week has a multitude of pilots wondering why they still have no access to mental health care, and even if they do they are threatened with the loss of their medical if they do get...
Published 10/28/21
Jill Mongene, Pilot Nutritionist sits down with Emma & Maddie to talk about nutrition and it’s effect on mental health. As we wrap up October & Mental Health Awareness month, we wanted Jill to help guide our audience of aviators on how to eat well for your physical and mental health. - 🧠Jill gives us a heads up on what is weighing on aviators during the pandemic. Highlighting how you can better shore up your health in these stressful times. - 👩🏻‍✈️The contributing factors of stress on...
Published 10/21/21
Mandates & Medicals, what’s going on with (WN) Southwest Pilots? Emma and Mad talk Special Issuance pathway and the lack of foresight by the FAA. An aviation love story: Maddie details her stage 5 stalker on the ramp and how he turned into her husband. The meet-cute was written in the stars. ❓Random Q’s for Maddie: -Maddie tells about her Bachelor style dinner on the BEST date ever, & laments over her at home workout that landed her in the ER. 🥳BDAY PRIZE RAFFLE 💵 💵 Maddie’s wish...
Published 10/15/21
Emma went MIA but she’s back with a new addition to the pod, Maddie Miller. Maddie is a Aero-med reform advocate, aviation wellness expert, pilots wife and former airline employee. On this weeks episode we discuss the following. -how Maddie started down aeromedical reform path - her naivety in thinking safety orgs were going to follow through on safety risks - Union talks with MEC heads & lawyers for job action -AMAS claims of wanting to help pilots with special issuances -the facade the...
Published 10/07/21
This episode I sit down and talk to Maddie known as the fit aviatrix on Instagram. Maddie is a former airline employee, pilots daughter and a pilots wife. We talk about issues within the industry, how to stay healthy on the line and the impact aeromedical standards have had on the aviation community. We also touch on the topic of relationships and what being a pilots wife is like. Maddie provides app based training for pilots and crew who are on the go. We discuss the importance of a healthy...
Published 05/13/21
Today I have the pleasure of speaking with fellow female aviator, Claire Schindler. Claire is a corporate pilot, event coordinator for CA Sky Kids, and advocate for aeromedical reform. We talk about Claire’s journey and her passion for flying; the ins and out of a professional aviatrix, and facing adversity in the work place. She opens up about mental health, the struggles the pandemic has posed for pilots, and how to stay physically and mentally healthy on the line. We also talk about her...
Published 04/20/21
!!!!!!!!!! IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER !!!!!!!!!The views expressed in this podcast are those of the speaker's alone and do not represent the views of the US Government, the US Department of Defense, the Brooke Army Medical Center, or the Federal Aviation Administration. END DISCLAIMER On this weeks episode I speak to Dr. Billy Hoffman. We discuss his recent studies on pilot health care seeking anxiety, his book ‘Wings of Deceit’, and more aero-med related topics. Billy Hoffman attended...
Published 04/04/21
Matt is a type 1 diabetic and drone pilot who has been fighting to obtain his 3rd class medical. Matt shares with us some of his hardships and everything he’s endured to try and become a private pilot. Everyone deserves the chance to fly, especially after multiple doctors have given you a clean bill of health. To help pilots like Matt and others, please share and sign my petition for aeromedical reform....
Published 03/17/21
On this weeks episode I speak to Jill Mongene a pilot nutritionist. I get to know Jill a little bit more as we discuss her background and passion for helping pilots keep as well as obtain their FAA medical certificates. We talk about some of her success stories and Jill shares some advice on nutrition and how to stay healthy in and out of the cockpit. You can find Jill on Instagram @pilot.nutritionist and join her newsletter at https://linktr.ee/pilot.nutritionist/ . Don’t forget to keep...
Published 03/06/21
Get to know me a little more while I answer some follower questions! Follow me on Instagram @emneonicon and sign the petition in the link below! Case study’s linked below as well. Petition: http://chng.it/MZdSQ4zs6z Case studies: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/19338244.2021.1873093 https://journals.lww.com/joem/fulltext/2019/09000/pilots__healthcare_seeking_anxiety_when.20.aspx --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. ...
Published 02/25/21
The story of a captain‘s wife
Published 02/14/21
A massive thanks to each and every single one of you who have shared. This means so much to my family and myself you will never know how grateful I am for you all. The love and support that I’ve received in the past three days has reminded me why I love the aviation community, we always have each other‘s back‘s. Each and every single one of you who have spoken to so far feels like a dear friend of mine. I see you, I hear you and I stand by you.
Published 02/05/21
Will you share, will you do your part, do you care? I am here to spread awareness and to shed a light on an industry that is extremely broken. This is a topic in aviation but not in the general public. That must change. This is just the beginning of my story and the beginning of my fight and the fight for all of us.
Published 02/03/21