Pilots of the Airwaves - Voices of a Generation Podcast
Pilot Number Seventeen!

Pilot Number Seventeen!

April 5, 2021

He was a disc jockey, a talent spotter, program director and a pioneer of Top 40 radio down the east coast of Australia. He drove fast cars and barefoot skied......and is a true legend of the industry. It could only be Bill Gates!! Enjoy!

Pilot Number Sixteen!

Pilot Number Sixteen!

March 30, 2021

He’s one of the ultimate journeymen of Australian radio, 3 states, numerous stations and decades of great stories from a true radio survivor. From Sydney, to Tassie, then Melbourne, Perth, Melbourne and back to Perth, Brian Lehman is the Mann! Enjoy!

Pilot Number Fifteen!

Pilot Number Fifteen!

March 1, 2021

He started off in the mail room, made his way up to the board room and he has been a major influence in radio across three states.  Rather than a pilot, he is more of an air traffic controller, plotting the course for the pilots to follow and in his 57+ year in the business, he's seen it all...and that's no BS!!  It is a great 50 minutes or so with Brendan Sheedy.  Enjoy!

Pilot Number Fourteen

Pilot Number Fourteen

February 16, 2021

He survived 17 years and at least 3  format changes at the one radio station, played the hits, interviewed the pollies, worked with a King...as well as crossing to the Murray Bridge dogs! Denis Scanlan, a 3DB legend...enjoy!

Pilot Number Thirteen!

Pilot Number Thirteen!

January 28, 2021

He's the big man, with the big voice and a zillion stories to tell from his fabulous 47 year career (that is still going!) "Shhhhawn Cosgrove....Come On Down!!" Enjoy!

Pilot Number Twelve!

Pilot Number Twelve!

January 20, 2021

This week's Pilot conquered the Brisbane market before moving down south to spearhead  some of Melbourne's most iconic FM breakfast programs.  Kevin Hillier is our very special guest in this episode. Enjoy!

Pilot Number Eleven!

Pilot Number Eleven!

December 10, 2020

This week's pilot reflects upon a career that was 53 years in the making. From learning his craft in Gippsland to perfecting it Melbourne, our guest is simply an Australian radio icon. And even today when he uses the phrase 'the greater 3UZ', it is said with conviction, authority, familiarity... and pride! Enjoy!

Pilot Number Ten!

Pilot Number Ten!

December 4, 2020

He was the boy from the outback, who came to the big city, made the breakfast shift his own, was the voice of Australia’s most influential television music program and part of the vibrant Aussie scene in LA over recent years. Here he is ….Gavin Wood!  Enjoy!

Pilot Number 9!

Pilot Number 9!

November 26, 2020

She's talked to the animals, work in a 'Zoo' and has charmed audiences every time she's  sat behind a microphone! It was always in her DNA to be in radio and Jane has well and truly kept the 'Holmes' name synonymous with great broadcasting!  Enjoy! 

Pilot Number Eight!

Pilot Number Eight!

November 18, 2020

After 52 years in the radio business, he is still outrageous, he is still funny and he is still very, very entertaining. Ric Melbourne is definitely one of a kind.....and he is Pilot Number Eight!!

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