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The Bravo Lima Podcast is an aviation and flight school podcast, a production of the most efficient flight school in the nation, Blue Line Aviation! We talk to student pilots, flight instructors, airline pilots, aviation influencers, FAA representatives and more! We discuss all topics of aviation, and it’s not uncommon for us to get side tracked and talk about even more than aviation. Skies are clear, comms are open! Welcome to the Bravo Lima Podcast!

The Bravo Lima Podcast Blue Line Aviation

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The Bravo Lima Podcast is an aviation and flight school podcast, a production of the most efficient flight school in the nation, Blue Line Aviation! We talk to student pilots, flight instructors, airline pilots, aviation influencers, FAA representatives and more! We discuss all topics of aviation, and it’s not uncommon for us to get side tracked and talk about even more than aviation. Skies are clear, comms are open! Welcome to the Bravo Lima Podcast!

    $100,000 Scholarship for Flight School - The Bravo Lima Podcast Episode 05

    $100,000 Scholarship for Flight School - The Bravo Lima Podcast Episode 05

    In Episode 5 of the Bravo Lima Podcast, join us in introducing Joshua, the recipient of the 2023 Fly Right Scholarship, and listen in as we look back into a year punctuated by noteworthy accomplishments! 
     
    What happened in 2023:
    🎉 We opened our second location in Winter Haven, Florida!
    🎉 We began accepting Piper Archers from our order of 55 aircraft, with the option to add 60 more over the next four years!
    🎉 We set multiple new records, such as the PSEL-MEI record, achieved in 4 months and 8 days, and the IFR-MEI record in an impressive 3 months and 16 days!
     
    We set new records in every category: 
    📈 Flights Flown: ⬆️ 77%
    📈 Flight Hours Flown: ⬆️ 83%
    📈 Checkrides Passed: ⬆️ 109%
    📈 Number of CPP Graduates: ⬆️ 117%
     
    What is the Fly Right Scholarship?
    Our annual Fly Right Scholarship is dedicated to supporting 2024 Johnston County, NC and Polk County, FL public high school graduates in pursuing their aviation dreams. 
     
    The scholarship recognizes two individuals with outstanding personal ethics, character, and a commitment to positive community contributions, as nominated by teachers and peers. The top two applicants, one from Johnston County, NC and one from Polk County, FL, will be awarded the $100,000 scholarship for use at Blue Line Aviation, while additional recipients will receive substantial tuition reductions for the Career Pilot Program. 
     
    Eligible candidates must obtain a 1st class FAA Medical, be proficient in English, and be 18 years old by 7/1/2023. Factors such as race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, religion, nationality, and socioeconomic status will not be considered. 
     
    Learn more here: bluelineaviation.com/flyrightscholarship
     
     
    🕒Timestamps 🕒
    00:00 - Coming Up
    00:57 - Recap of 2023
    01:42 - Opening 2nd Location In Florida
    02:34 - Andy’s Dog
    03:19 - Adding Piper Aircraft
    03:37 - Blue Line’s Record-Setting 2023 Stats
    05:18 - New Experiences At Oshkosh and Sun ‘N Fun
    08:38 - Starting The Fly Right Scholarship
    11:28 - Introducing Joshua
    15:58 - How Joshua Feels As An Airline Passenger
    17:52 - His Goals Before The Fly Right Scholarship
    18:57 - Variety of Aviation Paths To Choose From
    21:05 - Fly Right Scholarship Details
    22:58 - How Joshua Found Out He Won
    26:04 - Surprising His Parents With The Good News
    27:05 - Small Applicant Pool
    29:15 - Tips For Applying
    31:31 - 2nd - 10th Place Prizes
    31:58 - Ensuring Blue Line Is The Right Fit
    34:26 - Dad Watching Joshua’s First Solo
    36:30 - Future Milestones And Talking To ATC
    39:19 - Joshua’s Favorite Thing About Blue Line
    40:14 - Adjusting To Flight School Right After High School
    43:32 - His Future Goals
    46:25 - Wrapping Up
    47:30 - Outro
     
    Click on the link below to learn about our Career Pilot Program, where we take students with zero experience and put them on the most efficient track to a professional pilot career in as little as 5.5 months:
    https://bit.ly/3b4HqRT
     
    🔗Links 🔗
    $100,000 Fly Right Scholarship: http://bluelineaviation.com/flyrightscholarship
    Becoming a Pilot After High School: https://youtu.be/Y5EbFPSXUNI
     
     
    ☞ Follow Blue Line ☜
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    📞Contact Us 📞
    Website - www.BlueLineAviation.com
    Call Us - 919.578.3713

    • 47 min
    Changing Careers to Become a Pilot - The Bravo Lima Podcast - Episode 04

    Changing Careers to Become a Pilot - The Bravo Lima Podcast - Episode 04

    The Bravo Lima Podcast is an aviation podcast, a production of the most efficient flight school in the nation, Blue Line Aviation! We talk to student pilots, flight instructors, airline pilots, aviation influencers, FAA representatives and more! We discuss all topics of aviation, and it's not uncommon for us to get side tracked and talk about even more than aviation. Skies are clear, comms are open! Welcome to the Bravo Lima Podcast!
     
    🕒Timestamps 🕒
    00:00 - Coming Up
    00:31 - Intro
    00:37 - Overview
    01:00 - Thomas’ Background
    03:33 - Changing Careers
    06:07 - Working With Blue Line
    09:52 - Thomas’ First Day
    11:55 - Building Blue Line’s Brand
    15:04 - Pivoting To Training Advisor Role
    16:47 - Wanting To Be A Pilot
    25:15 - Logistics & Self-Doubt
    36:35 - Differing From Other Flight Schools
    40:14 - Teaching Safety At Non-Towered Airports
    44:31 - Thomas’ Favorite Flight As A Student
    47:15 - Nearly Chopping Up A Coyote
    49:02 - Going To First Flight
    51:24 - First In Flight: NC or OH?
    53:38 - How To Connect With Thomas
    54:55 - Advice For Aspiring Pilots
    55:40 - Passing Every Checkride The First Time and How He Celebrated
    59:35 - Closing
    01:00:49 - Outro
     
    Click on the link below to learn about our Career Pilot Program, where we take students with zero experience and put them on the most efficient track to a professional pilot career in as little as 5.5 months:
    https://bit.ly/3b4HqRT
     
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    📞Contact Us 📞
    Website - www.BlueLineAviation.com
    Call Us - 919.578.3713
     
    ☞ Follow Hosts ☜
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    • 1 hr 1 min
    Meet Morgan (@Le_Captain_Morgan) 👩‍✈️ - The Bravo Lima Podcast - Episode 03

    Meet Morgan (@Le_Captain_Morgan) 👩‍✈️ - The Bravo Lima Podcast - Episode 03

    Meet Morgan! She's a graduate of our Career Pilot Program and a rising star in the aviation community!! We go over:
     
    - It took her 2 years to complete her private, and only 6 months to finish 6 more certificates and ratings
    - Her experience growing as an influencer
    - Why she became a pilot
    - The 1500 rule and whether or not it should exist
    - and more!!!
     
    The Bravo Lima Podcast is an aviation podcast, a production of the most efficient flight school in the nation, Blue Line Aviation! We talk to student pilots, flight instructors, airline pilots, aviation influencers, FAA representatives and more! We discuss all topics of aviation, and it's not uncommon for us to get side tracked and talk about even more than aviation. Skies are clear, comms are open! Welcome to the Bravo Lima Podcast!
     
    🕒Timestamps 🕒
    00:00 - Coming Up
    00:19 - Intro
    00:35 - Overview
    01:35 - Introduction to Morgan
    02:58 - Where She Came Up With Her Instagram Name
    03:47 - Morgan’s Private Training vs Her Blue Line Training
    05:11 - Why She Chose blue Line
    09:35 - Her Most Memorable Flight
    11:28 - Her Aerobatic Experience at OshKosh
    15:28 - Morgan Becoming Famous
    25:47 - Why She Became A Pilot
    31:30 - When Did Aviation Become a Passion For Her
    36:44 - Sponsor (Sparkchasers)
    38:33 - Association of Unsociable and Generally Awkward Aviators
    42:27 - The 1500 Rule: Should It Exist
    53:45 - Questions From Our Followers
    55:08 - Q+A: What’s the Best Time Building Job
    57:14 - Should You Get CFI Cert If You Have No Desire To Instruct
    01:02:29 - Q+A: AUGAA Member Count + Awards
    01:03:06 - Q+A: What Is Morgan Doing To Time Build?
    01:04:36 - Q+A: What Is The Coolest Plane She Has Flown?
    01:05:37 - Q+A: How Does Financing Work At Blue Line?
    01:06:00 - Q+A: How Does Financing Work At Blue Line
    01:07:51 - Is Flight School Worth The Initial Cost?
    01:11:03 - Final Words From Morgan
    01:13:21 - How To Connect With Morgan
    01:13:48 - Farewell Morgan
    01:14:16 - Outro
     
    Click on the link below to learn about our Career Pilot Program, where we take students with zero experience and put them on the most efficient track to a professional pilot career in as little as 5.5 months:
    https://bit.ly/3b4HqRT
     
    🔗Sponsor Links 🔗
    www.FlySparkChasers.com
     
    ☞ Follow Guest ☜
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    ☞ Follow Blue Line ☜
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    YouTube - https://bit.ly/3WbtlYU
     
    📞Contact Us 📞
    Website - www.BlueLineAviation.com
    Call Us - 919.578.3713
     
    ☞ Follow Hosts ☜
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    • 1 hr 15 min
    Zero Experience To Career Pilot In Under 5 Months!! - The Bravo Lima Podcast - Episode 02

    Zero Experience To Career Pilot In Under 5 Months!! - The Bravo Lima Podcast - Episode 02

    Meet Abdul, our instructor and the current record holder at Blue Line Aviation for graduating flight school in under 5 months!! We go over:
     
    - What the program was like
    - How he beat the record for fastest flight school graduate
    - Get to know Abdul, where he comes from and his goals
     
    The Bravo Lima Podcast is an aviation podcast, a production of the most efficient flight school in the nation, Blue Line Aviation! We talk to student pilots, flight instructors, airline pilots, aviation influencers, FAA representatives and more! We discuss all topics of aviation, and it's not uncommon for us to get side tracked and talk about even more than aviation. Skies are clear, comms are open! Welcome to the Bravo Lima Podcast!
     
    🕒Timestamps 🕒
    00:00 - Coming Up
    00:24 - Intro
    01:06 - Summary of Today’s Podcast
    02:57 - Meet our Guest
    03:57 - Blue Line’s Academy Structure
    04:43 - Who is Abdul and where does he come from?
    06:34 - Healthy vs Unhealthy Foods
    08:32 - Say Hi to David (our producer)
    09:03 - The Record Abdul Broke
    11:18 - How Abdul Prepared For The Career Pilot Program
    11:49 - Teterboro Airport
    12:48 - Why Abdul Became A Pilot
    14:19 - Graduating Fast Wasn’t Even A Thought
    15:52 - Blue Line’s Competitive Environment
    18:18 - Flying Into Teterboro
    19:00 - Is Blue Line’s Program Dangerous
    21:18 - Where’s The Experience In An Accelerated Program?
    23:58 - The 1500 Rule
    27:26 - Goose Interrupts The Podcast
    27:42 - What Are Abdul’s Future Goals
    29:44 - How Blue Line Was Built Off The Airlines
    30:28 - Abdul’s Goal For His Flight School in Ghana
    33:33 - Instrument or Commercial Training First?
    34:55 - Abdul’s Most Memorable Student Flight
    36:26 - Shoutout To Our Instructor Trevor
    36:52 - Abdul’s Most Memorable Instructor Flight
    40:12 - Training To Question Authority
    43:16 - Sponsor - Low & Slow Smokehouse
    44:33 - How Did Abdul Complete Flight School In Under 5 Months
    45:40 - What Do You Do When You Lose Motivation?
    47:50 - How Many Hours Does It Take To Get To Commercial License?
    49:35 - Did Abdul Fly Multiple Times A Day?
    50:25 - Wrapping The Podcast Up
    51:43 - Abdul’s New Years Resolution
    52:43 - The Sky's The Limit…Or Is It?
    53:47 - Abdul’s Final Words
    54:39 - How to Connect With Abdul
    56:41 - Outro
     
    Click on the link below to learn about our Career Pilot Program, where we take students with zero experience and put them on the most efficient track to a professional pilot career in as little as 5.5 months:
    https://bit.ly/3b4HqRT
     
    🔗Mentioned Links 🔗
    Day in the Life of a Flight Instructor Video
    https://bit.ly/3W17eDW
     
    🔗Sponsor Links 🔗
    https://bit.ly/3khhWJ6
     
    ☞ Follow Guest ☜
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    📞Contact Us 📞
    Website - www.BlueLineAviation.com
    Call Us - 919.578.3713
     
    ☞ Follow Hosts ☜
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    • 58 min
    The Bravo Lima Podcast - Episode 01 - A Flight School Podcast

    The Bravo Lima Podcast - Episode 01 - A Flight School Podcast

    It is our first episode of our podcast, The Bravo Lima Podcast!! 🥳 Meet our hosts, Andy and Ashley, as they go over:
     
    - The purpose of The Bravo Lima Podcast
    - What to expect with future episodes
    - What Blue Line Aviation is
    - And they answer questions from our followers!!
     
    The Bravo Lima Podcast is an aviation/flight school podcast, a production of the most efficient flight school in the nation, Blue Line Aviation! We talk to student pilots, flight instructors, airline pilots, aviation influencers, FAA representatives and more! We discuss all topics of aviation, and it's not uncommon for us to get side tracked and talk about even more than aviation. Skies are clear, comms are open! Welcome to the Bravo Lima Podcast!
     
    🕒Timestamps 🕒
    00:00 - Coming Up
    00:19 - Intro
    00:34 - Overview
    01:10 - Your Hosts
    03:07 - Meet Ashley
    09:12 - Meet Andy
    13:12 - Why It’s Called The Bravo Lima Podcast
    14:30 - Atlanta’s Plane Train
    16:37 - Why It’s Called Bravo Lima Part 2
    17:17 - The Purpose of the Podcast
    18:04 - Who is Blue Line Aviation?
    21:17 - College Can Slow You Down
    23:25 - Type of Guests
    23:36 - Intermission (Dog Takeover)
    24:25 - Type of Guests (cont’d)
    26:00 - Our Diamond Simulator
    26:45 - Sponsorship - Low & Slow
    28:10 - Answering Follower Questions
    28:16 - Prepping for Glass Cockpit
    29:43 - College and Flight School At The Same Time?
    30:46 - Our Purdue Global Partnership
    31:54 - Aviation College vs Accelerated Flight School
    33:33 - Are We Building Student Dorms?
    34:16 - Why Blue Line Over Other Flight Schools?
    35:41 - How To Start The Pilot Journey
    37:55 - What The First Couple Of Weeks At Blue Line Are Like
    40:07 - How Many Blue Line Students Have Degrees?
    41:03 - Where Will This Podcast Be Available?
    41:28 - What Jobs Do Our Graduates Normally Get?
    43:54 - Outro
     
    Click on the link below to learn about our Career Pilot Program, where we take students with zero experience and put them on the most efficient track to a professional pilot career in as little as 5.5 months:
    https://bit.ly/3b4HqRT
     
    🔗Sponsor Links 🔗
    Low & Slow Smokehouse
    Facebook - https://bit.ly/3YjJKMA
    Instagram - https://bit.ly/3hhTJBz
    Website - https://bit.ly/3Bt6sIr
     
    ☞ Follow Blue Line ☜
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    YouTube - https://bit.ly/3WbtlYU
     
    📞Contact Us 📞
    Website - www.BlueLineAviation.com
    Call Us - 919.578.3713
     
    ☞ Follow Hosts ☜
    Andy - https://bit.ly/3BuTn1f
    Ashley - https://bit.ly/3Hvs4rs

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