Pilot to Pilot - Aviation Podcast

What is going on avination? Welcome back to the Pilot to Pilot podcast episode 72 ft. Dianna Klein. Dianna has accomplished a lot in her aviation career, she is a 787 Dreamliner pilot and a C5 pilot in the Air Force Reserves. All while being a wife, mom and very active in her local community.

Some of the things Dianna and I talk about are...

Dianna talks about why she got into aviation
How her dad never pushed aviation on her.
Why Dianna's military aviation career didn’t go as planned.
Why Dianna chose Embry Riddle for her flight school.
Why Dianna felt bad for her mom at sometimes in her training.
How Dianna was able to leave early from high school to fly.
Why Dianna wanted to go to the Air Force Academy to learn how to flying fighters.
When Dianna knew she caught the aviation bug
Dianna talks about being very focused on her training.
Dianna talks about struggling with math with the SAT.
Dianna didn’t let a setback deter her aviation dreams.
Why it is important to have your own board of personal directors.
Dianna talks about how 9/11 affected her and her family.
How Dianna built her time.
We talk a little bit of the struggle of building your time.
Dianna talks about getting hired by American Eagle.
How Dianna was always pursuing the Air Force Reserves
Dianna talks about her military flight training and how she loved it.
The importance of being financially aware as a pilot.
Talks about her dreams and goals personal and aviation-related.
The importance of learning to say no.
How important it is to ask for help when you need it.
We talk about the importance of getting more women into aviation.
What needs to be done to get more aviators to get into aviation.
Dianna talks about her sons thinking about aviation.
What it is like to fly the C5.
She talks about the difficulties his husband had transitioning from fighter pilot to an airline pilot.
She talks about the importance of teamwork in aviation (military and civilian).
Dianna talks about some emergency situations in the C5.
The kinds of missions Dianna would fly as a C5 pilot.
Dianna talks about working on the management side of United while being a line pilot.
What it is like to work 9 days a month.
What her future looks like at United... Possible management or stay as a line pilot.
Dianna faces the rapid-fire section.

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Happy Flying,

Justin

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