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January 12, 2023 58 mins

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

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