The Finer Points - Aviation Podcast Podcast

The Finer Points - Aviation Podcast

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In this podcast we review forward slips, side slips, and skidding turns. Fly Your Best! Jason
They're back!  Now integrated into the weekly podcasts Aviation Safety Sessions are back in your iPod.  This week Anais Radonich Galvin joins me in the studio for a discussion about Go Arounds.Fly Your Best,Jason
 Is Skywriting a lost art?  This week on TFP I answer an email from a listener 'Down Under' who is curious about the lost art of skywriting.  Please enjoy The Finer Points!Fly Your Best,Jason
AOPA columnist, Greg Brown, joins us this week and gives some advice on how to complete your flights safely.  Sometimes the go / no-go decision isn't black or white.  This week on TFP you'll hear some tips from an industry expert. Fly Your Best,Jasonvisit aopa onlinevisti greg online at paperjet.netvisit pilotsharetheride
Have you ever failed a checkride? Got Pink? This week on TFP we visit with our friend Lou Fields, a designated pilot examiner for more than 30 years. Lou tells us some of the things to avoid when preparing for a checkride. Also, listen to excerpts from The High Airwork CD as I throw in some of my own suggestions. Enjoy The Finer Points! Fly Your Best, Jason
I'm married aviators! The wedding was marvelous and we're back to work this week talking about IFR scan techniques. Learn techniques for scanning the instruments when you lose reference to the horizon and learn to avoid the common pitfalls. Fly Your Best, Jason
Do you perform magneto grounding checks before shutting down your engine? If so, what procedure do you use? This week on The Finer Points we welcome special guest Justin Louw, former Navy mechanic and owner of Oakland Aircraft Maintenance. Justin and I discuss the different procedures for confirming your magnetos are grounding properly. Eleven Days to Oshkosh ... one month to my wedding ... life is good! Enjoy The Finer Points! Fly Your Best, Jason
Density altitude can be an issue for all pilots. Each year pilots from the flatland experience the effects of density altitude on trips to higher terrain and sometimes find themselves in trouble. This week on The Finer Points we have a conversation about the effects of air density on aircraft performance. Enjoy The Finer Points!
This week on The Finer Points we continue our discussion of better and best glide speeds. Learn to make a Glide Polar for your aircraft this week on TFP. Please enjoy! Fly Your Best, Jason
Former FAA examiner and Naval Aviator, Lou Fields, describes some harrowing experiences during his time flying jets. Please enjoy The Finer Points! Fly Your Best, Jason
Learning how to give Pireps is a critical part of flying and is often overlooked in Flight Training. This week on TFP we review the procedure for giving Pireps in flight. Please enjoy The Finer Points! Fly Your Best, Jason Check out "The Aviation Video Podcast by On The Flight Line" in itunes and on youtube.
Using simulators during IFR training can be incredibly effective. Learn The Finer Points of using this great training tool. Fly Your Best, Jason
Good decisions keep pilots safe. In this aviation safety session, learn about a recent experience of mine where a turn of events meant the difference between life and death. Also, check out an awesome new safety tool at Fly Your Best, Jason
3 Rules to keep you safe on your way to the big show ... or anywhere you fly. Enjoy TFP! Fly Your Best, Jason Check out our HD video tutorials at
Interested in IFR training? This week I answer a listener request and give you four solid tips for IFR training. Enjoy TFP! Fly Your Best, Jason
It's time for another Safety Session. How can CFI's effectively balance their safety responsibilities to their students with their financial responsibilties to their employers. Find out, this week on The Finer Points! Enjoy. Be Safe and Fly Your Best! Jason
This week we hear from Pilot and aircraft owner, Marty Kuhrt. Marty breaks down what he went through in his first year of aircraft ownership and lease back. Fly Your Best, Jason
This week we continue our discussion of Commercial flight maneuvers. Specifically, the Lazy Eight. Develop your understanding of the aerodynamic changes that occur as your airplane changes speed. Enjoy The Finer Points! Fly Your Best, Jason
This week we sit down with Steve Benedict, a designated examiner. He talks about common mistakes and has some helpful advice to pass your check ride. Thanks for listening to The Finer Points!Fly your best,Jason
Listen to in-flight audio and learn the proper techniques for filing VFR flight plans. Search and Rescue is a free service offered to pilots. Unfortunately, in VFR flying it is rarely used. Perhaps this is because pilots are not familiar with the filing procedures. Well ... worry no more! This week's podcast clears that up. Enjoy The Finer Points.
In This episode of The Finer Points I unravel the mystery of the stall / spin accidents that have occurred during the base leg as the pilot turns onto the final approach. Don't make the same mistakes hundreds of others have made. Enhance your flight training by listening to this lecture.
On this episode of tfp we look at the finer points of using rudder to compensate for adverse aileron yaw.  A few practical tips to help you fly like a pro.  Fly Your Best! Jason
Happy New Year Aviators! 2011 brings us a new season of audio podcasts and this week on TFP we're discussing the 3 big hazards to VFR pilots.  We're here to help you have fun and stay safe! Please enjoy The Finer Points ...   Fly Your Best! Jason
This week we wrap up our 2 part question and answer series with Max Trescott.  Please enjoy The Finer Points!Fly Your Best,Jason
Stall Speed often varies with bank angle.  Understanding this variation will help us be safer pilots.  This week on TFP we discuss load factor and how stall speed varies with bank angle. Fly Your Best!Jason
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Podcast Details
Oct 14th, 2005
Latest Episode
Jan 26th, 2020
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