Season 2, Episode 7 of The Space and Science Show #AskAbby series
Presented by TheMarsGeneration.org
How Can *You* Become a Pilot?
In the seventh episode of season two of #AskAbby, please join our founder and aspiring astronaut, Abby ‘Astronaut Abby’ Harrison who is a *newly licensed private pilot,* as she discusses the steps it takes to earn a pilot’s license! Having joined the elite ranks of women who hold pilot licenses (only 7% of pilot licenses are held by women), Abby will discuss everything you need to know to become a pilot yourself, from the different types of flight schools to the examination process in this crash-course episode of the #AskAbby Space and Science Show!
Includes answers to questions including: How do you get a student aviation and aviation medical certificate? What’s the difference between a Part 61 and Part 141 flight school? How do I pick which flight school to attend? What are FAA requirements to become a pilot? What are the minimum age and language requirements? What’s the difference between a sport, private, and commercial pilots license? What does pilot training look like? What is the examination process like? What is a checkride? Should Astronaut Abby now be called “Pilot Abby”? And much more!
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