AVweb's Monday Podcast: Chesapeake Sport Pilot — Training a New Breed of Pilot

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When the Light Sport Aircraft category and the Sport Pilot certificate were created a couple of years ago, proponents claimed a new era in aviation had begun because learning to fly would become so much more accessible under the relaxed training and medical rules. Well, if the experience of Chesapeake Sport Pilot is any indication, it would seem the original boosters were right on the money. AVweb's Russ Niles spoke with Tim Adelman, who helped found the flight school only seven months ago and has watched it grow faster than he ever imagined it would.