Rank #1: Episode 46 - Scott Beaver - Flying Around the World
Oct 03 2011
Rank #2: Episode 23 - Claire Hatton, Commercial and Instrument Rating Instructor with Ravenair
We discuss what’s involved in more advanced ratings and licenses such as the IMC, Multi engine, IR and CPL.
So if you have any interest in improving your flying or want to get into commercial aviation, have a listen to what Claire has to say.
Apr 02 2010
Rank #3: Episode 19 - Flying Hang Gliders and Paragliders
In this podcast they tell us about why they have chosen to fly these particular sorts of aircraft and what is involved in learning to fly. We also discuss the equipment required and where to fly from.
Judith and Geoff have been flying hang gliders and paragliders for some years now. They were attracted by the sense of freedom to be had flying flying long distances without any form of power. They mainly fly from the Long Mynd during the British summer but spend their winters over in Spain where they can continue to fly when the weather over in the UK prevents many forms of flying.
Dec 16 2009
Rank #4: Episode 51 - Andy Draper - Light Aircraft Association
Mar 21 2012
Rank #5: Episode 39 - North West Air Ambulance Service
Marc tells me about how the charity air ambulance works and what it's like to fly helicopters for such an important emergency service.
Apr 03 2011
Rank #6: Episode 57 - Chris Walsh - ATCO at Manchester International Airport
Jun 21 2012
Rank #7: Episode 16 - Paul Lomatschinsky Flies a DA42 Across The Atlantic
Oct 17 2009
Rank #8: Episode 30 - Craig Richardson - Choosing Providers for ATPL Theory and Flight Training
Sep 06 2010
Rank #9: Episode 3 - Learning to fly
Oct 20 2008
Rank #10: Episode 59 - Andrew Lysser - Cumbria Gyroplanes
Nov 02 2012
Rank #11: Episode 53 - Brian Hope - Light Aircraft Association
Apr 17 2012
Rank #12: Episode 55 - Owen Zupp - Flying a Jabiru Around Australia
May 17 2012
Rank #13: Episode 20 - The British Disabled Flying Association
The BDFA is a registered charity which provides 'experience of a lifetime' trial flying lessons for as many terminally ill & disabled people as possible every year. They also offer subsidised flying days for other disability charities and at cost instruction & qualification flight training to BDFA members.
Feb 24 2010
Rank #14: Episode 18 - Ian Donnan, Aviation Medical Examiner
Following on from my own class 2 medical I asked Ian to give me a run through of what takes place during an aviation medical, what you need to bring along to the examination, what the doctor looks for, the frequencies of examination and the differences between a class 2 and a class 1 medical.
Nov 10 2009
Rank #15: Episode 28 - Thomas Cook Airlines Chief Pilot - Paul Hutchings
Aug 05 2010
Rank #16: Episode 27 - Defence Helicopter Flying School - RAF Shawbury - Part 2
Jul 20 2010
Rank #17: Episode 17 - Gary Cooper of Helicopters Northwest on Helicopter Training
Oct 28 2009
Rank #18: Episode 4 - Microlight flying with Mainair Flying School
Oct 20 2008
Rank #19: Episode 58 - Jon Hilton
Sep 04 2012
Rank #20: Episode 40 - Brian Cattle, from PPL to FI via CPL
Apr 05 2011