8 episodes

Join Thomas as he learns to fly an aeroplane from scratch - using a 1940s self-study textbook for prospective RAF fighter pilots. A most foolish, yet exciting plan! The journey will take you from Thomas's living room to a flight academy near Valencia, Spain - with plenty of stopovers along the way, providing room for verbal digression.

The Vintage Pilot School Thomas Cruysberghs

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Join Thomas as he learns to fly an aeroplane from scratch - using a 1940s self-study textbook for prospective RAF fighter pilots. A most foolish, yet exciting plan! The journey will take you from Thomas's living room to a flight academy near Valencia, Spain - with plenty of stopovers along the way, providing room for verbal digression.

    Airspace and Seedless Watermelons

    Airspace and Seedless Watermelons

    In this episode, we discuss airspace classes and we marvel at the wonders of seedless watermelons.
    Music by the Computer Music All-stars (May the Chords Be with You) and the Sílvia Tomàs Trio (Ja passat el temps).

    • 11 min
    Space travel and Bryan Flossthing

    Space travel and Bryan Flossthing

    This episode covers the latest in human spaceflight, aviation safety, and a popular movie starring Bryan Flossthing.
     
    Link to a video of a successful rocket booster landing:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u0-pfzKbh2k
    Music by the Computer Music All-stars (May the Chords Be with You) and the Sílvia Tomàs Trio (Ja passat el temps).

    • 12 min
    Pilot lingo and Brexit

    Pilot lingo and Brexit

    In this episode of the Vintage Pilot School Podcast, Thomas discusses pilot lingo and the future of flying after Brexit.
    Music by the Computer Music All-stars (May the Chords Be with You) and the Sílvia Tomàs Trio (Ja passat el temps).

    • 9 min
    Solos and Spanish children

    Solos and Spanish children

    This episode covers Thomas's first solo flight, the labeling of bone fractures, and why Spanish children are the worst in Europe.
     
    Music by the Computer Music All-stars (May the Chords Be with You).

    • 16 min
    First take-off

    First take-off

    In the fourth episode of Thomas's aeronautical adventure, he talks about his visit to the Analclinic - yes, that needs further explanation -, the difficulty of finding a suitable crash landing ground, and the inability of Spanish people to be on time with anything.

    • 14 min
    Intermezzo

    Intermezzo

    In this episode, you can join Thomas as he finally makes his move to Valencia to learn to fly.

    • 12 min

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