The Eagle Was Grounded Episode 20

Another first for the show! This week “Father” joins Fig and Repete in the first Air Force pilot interview on So There I Was. Father flew the F-15 Eagle acquiring 3800+ hours and was the Squadron Commander in St. Louis, MO when he finished his career. Father had the misfortune of being the witness to an accident so mystifying at the time the Air Force Grounded the entire fleet of […]

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Fig-Dogs – Now Being Served Episode 10

Fig and Repete recount their time in VMA-223 with Colonel Mitch Triplett. Col. Triplett passed away this week and the show is dedicated to him. The consummate Marine, Aviator, Leader; “Trip” will be missed by all and remembered fondly. Some funny ATC interactions are recounted and then we lead into the prior-teased tale of the “Fig-Dog”. Not for the feint of heart, this really happened… and how it didn’t turn […]

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So there I was… Callsigns and Other $#¡+ – Show #1

So there I was… It’s how every great aviation tale begins. Join Fig and Repete – two former Harrier pilots as they kick off the show that will tell funny, harrowing, tragic and incredible stories in aviation. This first episode is more of a ‘get to know us’ show and was done to iron out some kinks in the process of getting underway. It is posted in its entirety, warts […]

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So there I was… Welcome Aboard!

Join hosts Fig & Repete as they invite aviation professionals from all over to recount their experiences. The latest episode will appear right below this intro. You can subscribe on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music, Android, iHeart Radio, Stitcher or ANYWHERE you get your podcasts! If you want to subscribe with your pod-catcher software – enter this URL in your Podcast Playing App: https://sothereiwas.us/feed/podcast So There I Was […]

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