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Episode 86 - Learning to Fly

June 8, 2023

Professional Education

Learning to Fly

Welcome, aviation enthusiasts! Today, we soar and explore the lifelong pursuit of learning known as piloting. Join us as we unravel the intricate process of obtaining a private pilot’s license, from the first exhilarating moments of taking control of a small aircraft to the meticulous training required to navigate the skies with confidence as a commercial airline pilot. Tune in for a special guest appearance from a seasoned aviator who has spent more than 40 years in the cockpit.

Don’t miss our roundup of the latest education news headlines, “Fill in the Blank” trivia segment, and discussion of a special resource on literacy instruction for K-12 public schools in America.

The Colorado Sun – Susana Cordova, former superintendent of Denver schools, will be Colorado’s next education commissioner by Erica Breunlin and Jesse Paul

The New York Times – Reading NYC Schools

Northwest Georgia News – Georgia History Festival

Jetson One

Federal Aviation Administration – Become a Pilot

U.S. News – How to Become a Pilot – and How That’s Changing By Jennifer Seter Wagner

Federal Aviation Administration – How do I get a commercial pilot license (certificate)?

United Aviate Academy


Army Aviation

Wikipedia – Blue Angels

USO – Do the Blue Angels Fight in Combat? 8 Facts to Know About the Blue Angels Pilots

APM Reports – Sold a Story


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