Pilot Lounge interview

Steve has been a licenced pilot since 1975, and owns several aircrafts that he flies from his private grass strip in Florida. Recently Steve talked to Tom Haines of AOPA, the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, about how he got interested in aviation, getting his pilot’s licence and instrument rating, owning an airplane before he owned a car, flying to shows, different types of  planes he has had, having a grass airstrip on his hay farm, his career as a guitarist and Deep Purple’s upcoming new album, Covid-19 lockdown and effects on musicians, flying in other countries, the intersection between aviation and being a musician, judging himself in music and flying, and advice for young people wanting to learn to fly. Watch the interview here.

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