Country music star Aaron Tippin has been a pilot since he was 16, just like his dad, and he’s keeping that tradition alive through his two sons, both of whom soloed more than one airplane on their 16th birthday. In this episode, Aaron describes the dynamic of being a father & CFI, as well as the joys and challenges that come with getting your kids ready to solo a Stearman, T-6, and J-3 Cub all on the same day.
Presented by the AOPA Air Safety Institute, this podcast invites you into the cockpit with pilots across the aviation community. We fly with them as they encounter unpredictable scenarios, and we learn from the knowledge and skills they utilize to fly safely out of them. There I was... honors the tradition and heritage in aviation to leverage hangar flying as an avenue to pass along knowledge and experience.