A childhood dream, turned into a reality. In this podcast, Flight Deck Wingman's founder Andrew, a former fighter pilot turned airline pilot and aviation entrepreneur, explores the highs and lows of a lifetime in aviation. This podcast doesn't just explore the multi-faceted skills required to be a pilot, it also aims to serve as a source of inspiration, empowerment and motivation to anyone that 'dreams bigger'. Featuring interviews with some leading figures from the world of aviation, we look forward to you joining us on a journey of discovery and adventure, learning more about the experiences and personal challenges which have made us all what we are today.
There can be few passenger aircraft more iconic than the mighty jumbo 747 - an engineering marvel and one of the most successful airliners ever built. I’ve flown some amazing aircraft in my career and would love to fly the 747, but for me, that chance...
Gliding - it's the closest you can come to being a bird...
Have you ever looked up at the sky and seen a bird of prey circling effortlessly, feeling the air with its wings - truly ‘free as a bird’? Most people at some point in their lives will have had a dream that they were flying, completely unaided, or...
Birds of War
Aviation is such a diverse profession and pastime and every person that has ever taken flight will remember one or two really special moments from their aviation life, whether that’s their first solo, or the first time they took their Gran flying! I...
Women in Aviation International - redraw the balance
In this episode, we go “international” and speak with no less than 4 guests! All of them are inspirational characters, with some awesome backgrounds; from law and politics to a social media marketer and everything in-between! All have 2 things in common...
Rory on Air! An Alternative Aviation Journey...
Rory is a former BBC sound man who, over a period of 10 years, self-funded his dream to become a professional pilot. Putting his previous career to good use, he also hosts a really fun YouTube channel "Rory on Air" detailing his journey to achieving his...
It could be argued that any true pilot will LOVE Top Gun! For those not old enough to remember it, or for those that haven’t seen it, you HAVE to check out one of the most iconic opening scenes to any movie EVER! Steam catapult launches and landings...
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Brilliant aviation podcast
Andrew is a wonderful host, his passion for aviation and natural interviewing technique make this podcast stand out above the rest. His guests and topics covered are fascinating. I’m looking forward to more of the same.
Top Aviation podcast from a real Top Aviator
Believe me when I say Andrew is a great aviator and enthusiast who genuinely wants too encourage and promote people into aviation. Andrew is a natural podcast host. He puts the same high level of preparation into each podcast as he does with each flight he takes in his glider or big jet!
Enjoy each episode as he gets the best from his guests.
Superb and genuinely inspiring podcasts.
Andrews podcasts are superb and have reignited my passion for aviation. His modest interview technique and amazing guests are the perfect recipe for an inspiring listen .... wish I’d listened to his inspiring story 40 years ago when my careers master told me ‘I didn’t have the right stuff’ ... keep up the great work Andrew, best aviation content podcast out there!