Learning To Fly with Grant Francis and GoFly
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Getting to know… Ben Makin
Welcome to another podcast in the “Getting to know…” series from Grant Francis and GoFly. Find out more about flying and my own path to the PPL at www.flyinglessons.tv Today we meet one of the youngest team members, Ben Makin, who began his flying career only a few years ago, having won a scholarship with the RAF.
Last Solo over the Savannah
Grant Francis is learning how to fly with Gofly in Old Sarum. In this video, we follow him on his very last required solo flight, over what looks more like the Savannah than Somerset.
Getting to know… Ryan Mancey
Welcome to another podcast in the “Getting to know…” series from Grant Francis and GoFly. Find out more about flying and my own path to the PPL at www.flyinglessons.tv Today we meet a man who has the air in his blood. He’s the GoSkydive chief instructor, a father, husband and more importantly (as he would say […]
Getting to know… SQDN LDR John Sharpe
Welcome to another episode in the “Getting to know….” series from Grant Francis and Go Fly. Squadron Leader John Sharp is a well known face at Old Sarum. He is the curator, director and driving force behind the amazing Boscombe Down Aviation Collection. Hidden behind the doors of what looks like a small portacabin, is […]
Getting to know… Gordon Blamire
Thank you for downloading another podcast in the “Getting To Know…” series from Grant Francis and GoFlyUK. When you consider what this man has achieved in the last 11 years, you might expect him to be swanning around surveying the small empire he now commands but this, couldn’t be further from the truth. A slight, […]
Getting to know… Captain Mark Phillips
Welcome to another podcast in the “getting to know you series” from GoFly. Today’s interview is unflappable in the air and his knowledge of aviation is second to none, almost encyclopaedic. He began his career as a Navy pilot, but of a ship, not an aircraft, before moving towards flying in the mid 80s. After active […]
Getting to know… Dan Jack
Welcome to another podcast from from GoFly. In this episode, I talk to one of the Flight Instructors (FI’s), Dan Jack, who has flying in his blood. His father flew commercially his entire career and his grandfather flew during the war and worked for Air Traffic. Dan’s working life began in a very different area […]
In the hangar, lives a moth.
Not every day is suitable for flying, so after hanging around for a couple of hours and drinking not quite enough tea, waiting for the cloud to clear (which it eventually did) and the cross wind to drop (which it didn’t) I found a family about to take a tour of one of the most […]
Getting to know… Tom Rule
Born in 1993, Tom Rule has always been ahead of the game. At just 24 he heads up operations at Go Fly and is, in his own right, a Guinness record holder. When most teenagers were struggling with mopeds, girls and GCSE’s He became the UK’s youngest solo pilot on his 16th birthday… read more on […]