Navy Primary Flight Training with ENS Evan Levesque – Audio Episode Show Notes

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ENS Evan Levesque (pronounced “leh-VECK”) is a primary flight student at NAS Whiting Field near Milton, Florida.  He’s flying the mighty T-6B in the aerobatic phase of training, having recently completed the contact phase and flown his first solo.  He has instrument work and a formation phase yet to go.  Over the course of the conversation, ENS Levesque talks about the pace of training, what it’s like to fly the T-6B, the advantages of coming to training with a private certificate already in his pocket, and why he’s standing there soaking wet in the picture below.

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  1. [...] Evan Levesque (pronounced “leh-VECK”) as a MDN 1/C at the US Naval Academy in 2010.  We then checked in with him during his primary flight training in the T-6B in February of 2012.  Since then, ENS Levesque has gone on to tailhook training, flying the T-45 [...]

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