The Finer Points - Aviation Podcast

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In this episode I give you 3 tips to try on your next flight and discuss whether or not it's appropriate / effective to train in a complex aircraft for your Private. Please enjoy The Finer Points!    
On this episode, we talk with Canadian Air Traffic Controller, Ryan Van Haren, to learn some of the common mistakes made by US pilots crossing the border to the north. Learn tips that apply to all border crossings and how to avoid making these same mistakes yourself!    Fly Your Best, Jason   I've …
In this episode, I answer questions from listeners on: 1. Things pilots can work on outside the airplane 2. How CFIs can stay passionate We also talk with Harry from the UK about some differences between the FAA and EASA. Lastly, I'll give you 5 tips for working in crosswinds. Fly Your Best!   I've…
This podcast answers some listener questions on flying in IMC and when to use additional CFIs and also includes additional info on how to fly the Special Flight Rules Area through the LAX class B airspace. This podcast covers how that process works. Please enjoy The Finer Points! I've got videos an…
In this podcast I will answer some listener questions and read a piece I wrote that carries forward lessons that can be learned from the R.M.S Titanic. Yes, the steamship that sank over 100 years ago. What could this possibly have to do with aviation? Well, you'd be surprised. Please enjoy The Fine…
In this podcast we talk with the spin doctor, Rich Stowell, about the nature of stalling in a turn. Please enjoy The Finer Points! I've got videos and podcasts coming pretty much week over week in 2018. Stay tuned to the Facebook page for all the updates and for more information on The Finer Points…
I recently received a letter from a listener saying that lately flying has been freaking him out. He does everything right and still can't shake the feeling like something terrible is going to happen. In this podcast we discuss what to do when flying starts to freak you out. You can emulate the pro…
Big thanks to John Ewing, you can find john on Twitter @avimentor I've got videos and podcasts coming pretty much week over week in 2018. Stay tuned to the Facebook page for all the updates and for more information on The Finer Points visit our website - https://www.learnthefinerpoints.com/ Proudly…
In this podcast I answer 4 listener questions from Instagram and Facebook. 1. Tips for wing drops during the stall 2. Emergency Landing on Highways? 3. Staying current of getting back into flying 4. Relative Humidity on performance charts? Please enjoy The Finer Points! I've got videos and podcast…
This podcast answer two listener questions: 1. In training - how much is "too much" iPad? 2. Will you please do a podcast on how to operate the radios in a more effective way? You, too, can send me questions on instagram @learntfp. Please enjoy! I've got videos and podcasts coming pretty much week …
PIREPs are some of the most valuable weather information we can get as pilots. Forecasts are forecasts, METARs are surface condition, but PIREPS are in flight reports of weather that pilots are actually encountering. In this podcast we review how to contact Flight Service to issue a PIREP. A great …
In this podcast I answer a listener question about if (and when) it's ever OK to skip your check list. This listener found a flight school that specifically AVOIDS the use of check lists during primary training and wanted some deeper insight into the validity of this technique.  There is a video ve…
In this podcast I talk with pilot, Tyler Duffy, who experienced a total engine failure on his second solo flight. Hear the actual ATC audio, listen to my conversation with Tyler, and learn what you can from this valuable experience.    Fly Your Best, Jason   I've got videos and podcasts coming pret…
The questions answered in this podcast came from listeners on Instagram. We cover how to get ahead as a CFI, which is the best training airplane, and Part 61 vs Part 141 ... and much more! You can find me on Instagram @learntfp. I've got videos and podcasts coming pretty much week over week in 2018…
In this episode I talk with Cory Robin, Jason Sneed, and Kevin Quinn - three STOL pilots who are part of the group known as the "Flying Cowboys". This episode was recording live at Oshkosh 2018 and was arranged by Cory Robin, founder of the Flying Cowboys. We discuss everything from "what is STOL" …
In this podcast we talk with expert flight instructor, Rod Machado. This conversation includes many topics including what to avoid when looking for a good CFI, how to vet instructors properly, and how to navigate the forest of online instruction. Please enjoy The Finer Points!   Fly Your Best,  
In this podcast we hear an example of how to file an IFR flight plan with flight service while in flight. The days of your "pop up IFR clearances" might be over ... Fly Your Best! Jason
In this episode of The Finer Points I answer listener questions that have been piling up in my inbox. We cover: How to perform power off approaches How to make a living as a CFI What are the best flying shoes and, How to curb anxiety in flight training Thanks to all who sent in questions. If you'd …
In this podcast Peter and I discuss ditching. This is part II of "How to Crash and Airplane". Please enjoy The Finer Points!
In this episode we talk with Peter Lert, a former Burt Rutan test pilot who spent many years ferrying airplanes across the North Atlantic. Peter has over 20,000 hours of flight time and 50 North Atlantic crossings under his belt and on this episode he relates his experience of crashing an airplane …
Join me as we talk with Dr. Howard Donner about the art of instruction. We review the laws of learning and talk strategies for teaching people how to fly from the basics on up. Fly Your Best! Jason
In this podcast we talk with Rod Rakic about the fact that recreational drone operators are not bound by Part 107 UAS laws. In fact, they are not bound by much at all.
On February 17, 2010, three top engineers from Tesla Motors died when they attempted to take off in 0/0 conditions from Palo Alto airport. In this episode we discuss this accident, IFR takeoff minimums, and strategies professional pilots use to stay safe. Fly Your Best, Jason
In this podcast we talk with Phil Stokes, an amputee pilot with a whole lot of story to tell. Phil lost his left arm to a motorcycle accident when he was 17 and spent a large part of the next decade learning lessons we can all benefit from. You can find Phil on instagram at @Phil.Is.Stoked ... Fly …
In this podcast we learn a little bit about hypoxia and a lot about our responsibility to set a good example in the age of YouTube. Fly Your Best, Jason
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Podcast Details
Started
Oct 14th, 2005
Latest Episode
Mar 22nd, 2019
Release Period
Weekly
No. of Episodes
300
Avg. Episode Length
11 minutes

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