Radio communications can be daunting to a student pilot. In the course of her quest for her Private Pilot Certificate, Tina Gonsalves overcame mic fright by spending an evening in the Bradley control tower and TRACON room and an afternoon at the Bridgeport Flight Service Station. AVweb's series on primary flight training continues as we ride along with a brand-new student during her first few flight hours and through her Private Pilot checkride.

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