Ready for Departure Podcast show

Ready for Departure Podcast

Summary: The Ready for Departure podcast is a series which is primarily aimed at student pilots. Your host, Steve Middleton, will be talking through his experiences as a student pilot currently training for the UK NPPL licence with microlight rating. Steve has been learning to fly for 18 months and is nearing the end of his training. Listen with Steve as he documents his lessons and describes some of the (literal) ups and downs he has experienced while attempting to qualify for his licence.

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 Episode 1 – The Trial Flight | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 8:08

Ready for departure is the new podcast aimed at student pilots or those thinking about starting flying lessons for the first time. In this episode, student pilot Steve Middleton talks about that very first lesson aka the ‘trial flight’ and gives a little insight into what students should expect during that lesson. Steve also talks about the costs of learning to fly and mentions the kinds of extra items you might be expected to pay for on top of your lessons.


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