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Welcome to Plane Spoken, the podcast that takes you through everything you need to know about becoming a Private Pilot – starting from the very basics! Whether you’re interested in learning how to fly, or you are about to take your checkride, you’ve come to the right place!

Welcome to Plane Spoken, the podcast that takes you through everything you need to know about becoming a Private Pilot – starting from the very basics! Whether you’re interested in learning how to fly, or you are about to take your checkride, you’ve come to the right place!
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Welcome to Plane Spoken, the podcast that takes you through everything you need to know about becoming a Private Pilot – starting from the very basics! Whether you’re interested in learning how to fly, or you are about to take your checkride, you’ve come to the right place!

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English


Episodes

Episode 8 – I took my checkride …

1/1/2019
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Happy New Year! In this special episode, I share with you the story of my first FAA checkride for my private pilot certificate. In many ways, the days leading up to the checkride were very stressful and nearly caused me to cancel my date with my DPE. Listen now to hear all about my check … Continue reading "Episode 8 – I took my checkride …" The post Episode 8 – I took my checkride … appeared first on Plane Spoken - The Podcast.

Duration:00:52:15

Episode 7 – Takeoffs and Landings

10/28/2018
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In Episode 7, we venture into the word of takeoffs and landings. Do you know your short fields from your soft fields? Your Vx from your Vy? Listen to find out my top tips for making that perfect landing, and how to gain those stick and rudder skills you’ll need to pull it off. I … Continue reading "Episode 7 – Takeoffs and Landings" The post Episode 7 – Takeoffs and Landings appeared first on Plane Spoken - The Podcast.

Duration:01:03:34

Episode 6 – Steam Gauges (aka The Six Pack)

10/21/2018
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In Episode 6, I explain the six main flight instruments that make up the classic ‘six pack’. I explain what each instrument shows you. I go into the basics of how each instrument works, and the inherent limitations of the instruments that every student pilot should know. To help you follow along with the description … Continue reading "Episode 6 – Steam Gauges (aka The Six Pack)" The post Episode 6 – Steam Gauges (aka The Six Pack) appeared first on Plane Spoken - The Podcast.

Duration:00:35:14

Episode 5 – The Airport Traffic Pattern

10/13/2018
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In Episode 5, we explore the standard airport traffic pattern, why we use it, and how to fly it. As you’ll be flying close to other aircraft, competing for airspace, it is essential to learn how to fly the pattern accurately and safely. To help you get the most from this episode, I have included … Continue reading "Episode 5 – The Airport Traffic Pattern" The post Episode 5 – The Airport Traffic Pattern appeared first on Plane Spoken - The Podcast.

Duration:00:51:13

Episode 4 – Basics of flight for student pilots

10/7/2018
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Are you a little rusty on the basic principles of flight for fixed wing aircraft? Episode 4 of Plane Spoken goes through the fundamentals from a pilot’s perspective. Basic principles of flight This week, we cover: The four main forces governing flight: Thrust, Drag, Lift, and Weight Straight, level, unaccelerated flight Center of gravity The … Continue reading "Episode 4 – Basics of flight for student pilots" The post Episode 4 – Basics of flight for student pilots appeared first on...

Duration:00:38:48

Episode 3 – Ground school – the ACS and FAR/AIM

9/30/2018
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Episode 3 is here! This week, we go over the basics of ground school, and I give you three essential book recommendations to form the ‘core’ of your studies. I have the best flight lesson of my life (night training), and we explore the ACS – the syllabus of all Private Pilot checkrides – so … Continue reading "Episode 3 – Ground school – the ACS and FAR/AIM" The post Episode 3 – Ground school – the ACS and FAR/AIM appeared first on Plane Spoken - The Podcast.

Duration:00:53:54

Episode 2 – Learn to Fly FAQ

9/22/2018
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Welcome to Episode 2! This week, I answer all of the questions you might have if you want to learn to fly. I cover topics such as which certificate to go for, how to choose a plane to learn in, and what you can expect from the exams. Don’t miss my tip of the week … Continue reading "Episode 2 – Learn to Fly FAQ" The post Episode 2 – Learn to Fly FAQ appeared first on Plane Spoken - The Podcast.

Duration:00:56:26

Episode 1 – Pilot

9/8/2018
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This is the pilot episode of Plane Spoken. Are you interested in learning how to fly, but don’t know where to start? This 10 minute podcast will tell you everything you need to know! After listening, if you have questions about how to get started with flying, or want to know more about what it … Continue reading "Episode 1 – Pilot" The post Episode 1 – Pilot appeared first on Plane Spoken - The Podcast.

Duration:00:15:45