The Two Thousand Feet Aviation Podcast

Learning Abroad and Inventing New Words

March 22, 2019 Season 1 Episode 2
The Two Thousand Feet Aviation Podcast
Learning Abroad and Inventing New Words
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Learning to Fly Abroad: the Good, the Bad and the Glorious
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Gerry Breen: an adventurer who invented the word "microlight"
The Two Thousand Feet Aviation Podcast
Learning Abroad and Inventing New Words
Mar 22, 2019 Season 1 Episode 2
Artyom Liss, Malcolm Howland, Gerry Breen
Learning to fly abroad and the career of Gerry Breen, the pilot who invented the word "microlight"
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In this episode, we meet Gerry Breen, - the man who invented the word "microlight". He talks abour his flying career, - which included hang-gliding from the world's highest waterfall and barely surviving a white-out in Iceland, - and explains why there is no reason to upset about the demise of the flexwing.
We also talk about learning to fly abroad: does it really prepare you for piloting your aircraft in the UK airspace? 



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