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Listen to episodes of the Ready for Departure Podcast here with your host Steve Middleton

Listen to episodes of the Ready for Departure Podcast here with your host Steve Middleton

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United States

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Listen to episodes of the Ready for Departure Podcast here with your host Steve Middleton

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English


Episodes

Episode 22 – Aircraft ownership and groups with special guest John Quigley

4/18/2020
– Buy Ready for Departure merchandise (t-shirts, hoodies, caps, mugs and more) and support my podcast https://r4d.uk/shop In the second of our video podcasts, Steve interviews fellow microlight pilot and […] The post Episode 22 – Aircraft ownership and groups with special guest John Quigley appeared first on Ready for Departure Podcast.

Duration:00:23:35

Episode 21 – Flying after a long lay-off

4/3/2020
– Buy Ready for Departure merchandise (t-shirts, hoodies, caps, mugs and more) and support my podcast https://r4d.uk/shop We are back! In this latest episode of the Ready for Departure podcast, […] The post Episode 21 – Flying after a long lay-off appeared first on Ready for Departure Podcast.

Duration:00:09:49

Episode 20 – Fit to fly

3/5/2019
As we start the second season of the Ready for Departure podcast, Steve describes his decision-making in determining if he was fit to fly. Following a bout of illness, a […] The post Episode 20 – Fit to fly appeared first on Ready for Departure Podcast.

Duration:00:09:52

Episode 19 – In-flight Emergency

11/18/2018
This episode of the Ready for Departure podcast details an in-flight emergency that Steve recently experienced whilst he was pilot in command of an Ikarus C-42 microlight. Steve and fellow […] The post Episode 19 – In-flight Emergency appeared first on Ready for Departure Podcast.

Duration:00:13:52

Episode 18 – Differences Training

11/11/2018
In this episode Steve talks about completing differences training on a new type of Microlight aircraft, the Ikarus C-42. Whilst it uses the same Rotax 912 4-cylinder engine that Steve […] The post Episode 18 – Differences Training appeared first on Ready for Departure Podcast.

Duration:00:12:52

Episode 17 – Landing at a farm strip

11/4/2018
Fellow microlight pilot Adrian and I decided to see if we could make it to one of the local farm strips to the north of Barton. Rossall Field, which is […] The post Episode 17 – Landing at a farm strip appeared first on Ready for Departure Podcast.

Duration:00:06:54

Episode 16 – Where can you fly?

7/29/2018
One of the most common questions Steve is asked when people find out he is a private pilot is “Where can you fly?” In this episode of the Ready for […] The post Episode 16 – Where can you fly? appeared first on Ready for Departure Podcast.

Duration:00:09:41

Episode 15 – Learning around The Liverpool Loop

7/15/2018
Steve discusses his latest flight, one he dubs The Liverpool Loop, since it involves a flight which starts and ends at City Airport Manchester (Barton) but follows the edge of […] The post Episode 15 – Learning around The Liverpool Loop appeared first on Ready for Departure Podcast.

Duration:00:07:21

Episode 14 – First Passenger

6/23/2018
In this episode of the Ready for Departure Podcast, Steve talks about his first two flights post-qualification, including his first flight with a passenger. Steve has now gained his UK […] The post Episode 14 – First Passenger appeared first on Ready for Departure Podcast.

Duration:00:07:48

Episode 13 – The Flying Widow

6/4/2018
In this episode of the Ready for Departure podcast, Steve is joined by his first guest, his wife Kat. Join Steve and Kat in this special podcast episode where they […] The post Episode 13 – The Flying Widow appeared first on Ready for Departure Podcast.

Duration:00:20:57

Episode 12 – Fun Frustration Impatience Relief and Happiness

5/13/2018
Steve has completed the final flight of his NPPL training for qualification of a his private pilot’s licence. It has been a long time coming and Steve describes some of […] The post Episode 12 – Fun Frustration Impatience Relief and Happiness appeared first on Ready for Departure Podcast.

Duration:00:10:39

Episode 11 – New Airfields New Procedures

4/30/2018
In this week’s episode, Steve talks about flying with his instructor to Sleap Airfield in Shropshire. Experiencing lots of new and different procedures for the first time proved to be […] The post Episode 11 – New Airfields New Procedures appeared first on Ready for Departure Podcast.

Duration:00:09:30

Episode 10 – Navigation

4/15/2018
This week’s episode is all about navigation flying. Steve goes through his navigation training, from learning how to make the necessary wind and heading calculations manually (with nothing more than […] The post Episode 10 – Navigation appeared first on Ready for Departure Podcast.

Duration:00:10:46

Episode 9 – The General Skills Test

4/8/2018
Listen as Steve describes taking the General Skills Test in a Eurostar EV-97 microlight for the National Private Pilot’s Licence (NPPL). Steve explains the various manoeuvres he was tasked with […] The post Episode 9 – The General Skills Test appeared first on Ready for Departure Podcast.

Duration:00:10:29

Episode 8 – Advanced Turns

4/1/2018
Steve talks about his experiences with Advanced Turns in this week’s episode. As part of the NPPL syllabus, it is a requirement to be able to complete a turn at […] The post Episode 8 – Advanced Turns appeared first on Ready for Departure Podcast.

Duration:00:06:29

Episode 7 – Radio Telephony

3/25/2018
Radio Telephony, RT, is the subject of episode 7 of the Ready for Departure podcast. Steve explains how the RT qualification fits into the PPL syllabus and he talks about […] The post Episode 7 – Radio Telephony appeared first on Ready for Departure Podcast.

Duration:00:15:56

Episode 6 – weather

3/18/2018
In this episode Steve discusses how the weather has played an important part in his flight training, whilst working towards the UK NPPL pilots licence. As well as talking about […] The post Episode 6 – weather appeared first on Ready for Departure Podcast.

Duration:00:08:37

Episode 5 – Overhead join

3/10/2018
Join Steve for Episode 5 of the Ready for Departure podcast where he talks about his experiences trying to perform the overhead join for the first time. This was something […] The post Episode 5 – Overhead join appeared first on Ready for Departure Podcast.

Duration:00:06:48

Episode 4 – Goin’ solo

3/3/2018
In episode 4 of the Ready for Departure podcast, student pilot Steve Middleton describes his first solo. Steve discusses the build up to the solo and his feelings as he […] The post Episode 4 – Goin’ solo appeared first on Ready for Departure Podcast.

Duration:00:08:36

Episode 3 – Circuits

2/24/2018
Ready for departure is the new podcast aimed at student pilots or those thinking about starting flying lessons for the first time. In episode 3 of the Ready for Departure […] The post Episode 3 – Circuits appeared first on Ready for Departure Podcast.

Duration:00:08:34