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The Finer Points - Aviation Podcast

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The Finer Points is the original educational aviation podcast. Launched in 2005, TFP delivers expert CFI wisdom from award winning certified flight instructor, Jason Miller. Over the last 20 years Jason has been working to perfect the art of flight instruction. He was named FAA Wester Pacific CFI of the year in 2009 and 2016, works as an AOPA Air Safety Institute instructor, and writes monthly columns for FLYING magazine. Jason is passionate about conveying accurate, meaningful information to pilots.

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The Finer Points is the original educational aviation podcast. Launched in 2005, TFP delivers expert CFI wisdom from award winning certified flight instructor, Jason Miller. Over the last 20 years Jason has been working to perfect the art of flight instruction. He was named FAA Wester Pacific CFI of the year in 2009 and 2016, works as an AOPA Air Safety Institute instructor, and writes monthly columns for FLYING magazine. Jason is passionate about conveying accurate, meaningful information to pilots.

iTunes Ratings

226 Ratings
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Get Right to the Finer Points!

By GANIII - Jan 18 2020
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Short and sweet. The topics are relevant, insightful and direct enter enter! ;)

Bite size podcast

By gmann750 - Dec 19 2019
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Good length... I don’t need more than 20 minutes

iTunes Ratings

226 Ratings
Average Ratings
194
17
9
4
2

Get Right to the Finer Points!

By GANIII - Jan 18 2020
Read more
Short and sweet. The topics are relevant, insightful and direct enter enter! ;)

Bite size podcast

By gmann750 - Dec 19 2019
Read more
Good length... I don’t need more than 20 minutes
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The Finer Points - Aviation Podcast

Latest release on May 30, 2020

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The Finer Points is the original educational aviation podcast. Launched in 2005, TFP delivers expert CFI wisdom from award winning certified flight instructor, Jason Miller. Over the last 20 years Jason has been working to perfect the art of flight instruction. He was named FAA Wester Pacific CFI of the year in 2009 and 2016, works as an AOPA Air Safety Institute instructor, and writes monthly columns for FLYING magazine. Jason is passionate about conveying accurate, meaningful information to pilots.

Rank #1: Invulnerable to Danger Part II - Aviation Podcast

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In this podcast, we talk with a few experts to get ideas on how we might influence the safety mindset of pilots who feel invulnerable to danger. Please enjoy The Finer Points!

Feb 29 2020

21mins

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Rank #2: Level Headed - Aviation Podcast #11

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This week I'm going to give you a flying procedure that will help you capture and hold altitude when leveling off from a climb. We're going to talk about how the trim tab works and why pitch, trim, and then power is the desired order of operations.

Dec 23 2005

6mins

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Rank #3: Crazy Drunk Drivers - Aviation Podcast #9

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Whether you are flying for fun or enrolled in flight training, this weeks lecture will give you a procedure to be sure you have checked everything during taxi. Take notes and use these call outs to enhance your flying safety.

Dec 09 2005

6mins

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Rank #4: Report, Please! - Aviation Podcast #107

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This week you'll hear an example of a PIREP being issued in flight. Review the importance of this essential communication line between aviators. Please enjoy The Finer Points!

Fly Your Best,
Jason

Feb 22 2008

7mins

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Rank #5: The Finer Points of Sectionals - Aviation Podcast #157

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This week on The Finer Points we will discuss the nice to know details on VFR Sectional Charts. The sectional has a lot of great information on it, if you know where to look. Please enjoy The Finer Points!
Fly Your Best,

Jason

Mar 23 2009

7mins

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Rank #6: For Callin' Out Loud - Aviation Podcast #7

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Hi friends ... Happy Thanksgiving! This year I am thankful for so many things! My beautiful fiance, Jessica, has a turkey in the oven and we are with some of our closest loves. I hope you are having a wonderful, blessed day....But when you're done with dessert get your pen out and take notes because we're going to work this week on The Finer Points. In this episode I speak to the point of using call-outs in your flying. Give yourself procedures that will make your flying safer.

Nov 25 2005

6mins

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Rank #7: VSpeeds Revisited - Aviation Podcast #146

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In this podcast we review some basic distinctions regarding VSpeeds and have a visit from ForeFlight co-founder, Tyson Weihs.  Happy Holidays!Fly Your Best,Jason

Dec 26 2008

7mins

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Rank #8: Talkin' With Fred Abrams - Part 2 - Aviation Podcast #104

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This week we check in with Fred Abrams about continued VFR into IMC. Please enjoy The Finer Points!

Fly Your Best,
Jason

Jan 25 2008

14mins

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Rank #9: Weather 101 - Aviation Podcast #147

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This week on TFP we cover the basics of High and Low pressure systems. Review your weather theory this week on The Finer Points!
Fly Your Best,

Jason

Jan 02 2009

6mins

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Rank #10: Back To Base - ics - Aviation Podcast #102

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This week we go over some of the things you should always remember to do when you get to that very important part of your VFR landing procedure ... the base leg. Please enjoy TFP!

Fly Your Best,
Jason

Jan 11 2008

13mins

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Rank #11: Cross Winds Are Painless - Aviation Podcast #162

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This week on TFP we look at how crosswinds will effect the pattern circuit from takeoff, all the way through landing. Please enjoy The Finer Points!

Fly Your Best,
Jason

Jun 19 2009

6mins

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Rank #12: Where You Don't Be Long - Aviation Podcast

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On this episode of TFP we talk with ForeFlight weather scientist, Scott Denstaedt about icing. Scott is a former meteorologist, CFI, and active pilot who flies all over the U.S. We discuss strategies for avoiding icing conditions and tips for getting out if that proves impossible.

Fly Your Best!

May 24 2016

24mins

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Rank #13: THREE THINGS About the Rudder - Aviation Podcast

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For over 100 years we've been trying to teach pilots some very basic concepts:

* Fly the wing

* Keep it coordinated

* Manage the pull of the engine

Yet loss of control is still the leading cause of fatal accidents. On this podcast look at this, discuss the dangers of inside rudder in a turn, and distill the skills required when it comes to the rudder. Please enjoy The Finer Points!

Jason

Nov 25 2019

11mins

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Rank #14: 3 things you should NEVER do in an airplane - Aviation Podcast

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In this flight training podcast you will learn 3 standard operating procedures for your flying that will make you a better and safer pilot. 3 things you should NEVER do in an airplane.  Please enjoy tfp and Fly Your Best!

Jason

Jun 19 2014

5mins

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Rank #15: Comm 2 is 4 U - Aviation Podcast #103

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This week we head back into the discussion about whether or not a Private Pilot can LEGALLY hand control of the airplane to a non pilot passenger. Also, I will give you a tip that will help you keep things organized during high stress, high workload flights. Please enjoy The Finer Points!

Fly Your Best,
Jason

Jan 18 2008

7mins

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Rank #16: TFP Mail Call - Aviation Podcast #177

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In this episode we hear from a listener with some questions regarding Adverse Aileron Yaw. Please enjoy The Finer Points!

Fly Your Best,

Jason

Mar 02 2012

7mins

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Rank #17: VFR Flight Following and Flight Plans - Aviation Podcast #169

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On this episode of The Finer Points we are discussing VFR radar services, or VFR flight following, and VFR flight plans.  We will discuss who provides these services, the operating procedures and protocol and clarify how these two services provide very different things.  Please enjoy The Finer Points!

Fly Your Best,

Jason

Jan 18 2011

7mins

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Rank #18: Practice Approaches - Aviation Podcast

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In this podcast we look at some of the confusion that exists between practice instrument approaches and pop up IFR approach clearances. 

Fly Your Best,

Jason

Jul 16 2017

9mins

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Rank #19: Cross Country Tips - Aviation Podcast #155

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For many of us, flying places is why we learn to fly. Lets discuss some tips
and tricks to make your cross country planning easier. Please enjoy The Finer Points!

Fly Your Best,
Jason

Mar 05 2009

6mins

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Rank #20: How To Crash An Airplane - Aviation Podcast

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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 and what he did to make it survivable.

Fly Your Best,

Jason

May 07 2018

19mins

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Check This Out - Aviation Podcast

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In this podcast I give you 4 tips for checking out in a new make / model. Please enjoy!

May 30 2020

8mins

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Masking, the truth - Aviation Podcast

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As CFIs and students return to flying they will be forced to wear masks by the flight schools regardless of personal opinion. In this podcast we look at the options and talk to an aerosol scientist about the n95 mask. Fly Your Best!

May 23 2020

8mins

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Talkin' to the redwoodbusdriver, Steve Randall - Aviation Podcast

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In this podcast we talk with airline captain Steve Randall (redwoodbusdriver) about how to succeed on checkrides. Please enjoy!

May 08 2020

40mins

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Complex Airspace, ATC, and Tough Airports with Justin from Pilot to Pilot - Aviation Podcast

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In this episode we discuss complex airspace, ATC, and tough airports to fly into with Justin Siems from the Pilot to Pilot podcast. Please enjoy!

Apr 30 2020

24mins

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It's ALIVE - Aviation Podcast

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Hello Aviators,

I am Live on Instagram EVERYDAY M-F 0900, come by and talk some flying! This podcast is an excerpt from one of those sessions.

Please enjoy!

Apr 13 2020

34mins

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This IS Going To Be AWESOME - Aviation Podcast

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In this podcast we discuss how you can make the most of the mandatory stay at home order. If you approach this correctly, it's going to be AWESOME for you.

Fly Your Best,

Jason

Mar 30 2020

17mins

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The Perfect Time To Buy? - Aviation Podcast

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In this podcast we talk with ASA author, CFI, and Designated Pilot Examiner, Jason Blair. Jason recently authored two books one is called An Aviator's Field Guide to Buying an Airplane and the other is called An Aviator's Field Guide to Owning an Airplane

Mar 23 2020

19mins

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Invulnerable to Danger Part II - Aviation Podcast

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In this podcast, we talk with a few experts to get ideas on how we might influence the safety mindset of pilots who feel invulnerable to danger. Please enjoy The Finer Points!

Feb 29 2020

21mins

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Invulnerable to DANGER - Aviation Podcast

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In this episode, we examine whether or not you can teach judgment. What do you think?

Feb 03 2020

17mins

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Lost In Space - Aviation Podcast

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In this podcast,  we discuss the danger of spatial disorientation and why it's important to hold things up while flying on instruments. We also discuss an approach to teaching power-on stalls.

Please enjoy The Finer Points!

I've got videos and podcasts coming pretty much week over week in 2020. 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 Sponsored by ForeFlight. Download ForeFlight - the essential app for aviation here -

https://foreflight.com/

Proudly Sponsored by BOSE. Makers of the A20, the quietest headset in the industry. Get yours here -

http://worldwide.bose.com/aviation

#Boseaviation #Bosea20 #Boseproflight

Become a member of AOPA today and add pilot protection services --

https://aopa.org/membership

Proudly sponsored by JPI, the leader in aircraft engine data.

https://www.jpinstruments.com/

These videos are listener-supported by the generous donations of our Patrons. Patrons receive extra benefits (including minimally edited lesson videos) for helping to make these free videos available to everybody.

https://www.patreon.com/learntfp

Music by Michael Bizar

Jan 26 2020

13mins

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The World of Gray - Aviation Podcast

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In this episode, we answer a listener question, hear more from Dr. Howard Donner, and talk with Steve Thorne of Flight Chops about his plan for staying safe with his instrument rating. 

I've got videos and podcasts coming pretty much week over week in 2020. 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 Sponsored by ForeFlight. Download ForeFlight - the essential app for aviation here -

https://foreflight.com/

Proudly Sponsored by BOSE. Makers of the A20, the quietest headset in the industry. Get yours here - URL: http://worldwide.bose.com/aviation

#Boseaviation #Bosea20 #Boseproflight Become a member of

AOPA today and add pilot protection services -- https://aopa.org/membership

Proudly sponsored by JPI, the leader in aircraft engine data.

https://www.jpinstruments.com/

These podcasts are listener-supported by the generous donations of our Patrons. Patrons receive extra benefits (including minimally edited lesson videos) for helping to make these free videos available to everybody.

https://www.patreon.com/learntfp

Music by Michael Bizar

Jan 18 2020

25mins

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The Truth You May Not Know - Aviation Podcast

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In this podcast we discuss leaning the engine and why most pilots struggle with this basic skill. 

I've got videos and podcasts coming pretty much week over week in 2020. 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 Sponsored by ForeFlight. Download ForeFlight - the essential app for aviation here -

https://foreflight.com/

Proudly Sponsored by BOSE. Makers of the A20, the quietest headset in the industry. Get yours here - URL:

http://worldwide.bose.com/aviation #Boseaviation #Bosea20 #Boseproflight

Proudly sponsored by JPI, the leader in aircraft engine data. https://www.jpinstruments.com/

These videos are listener supported by the generous donations of our Patrons. Patrons receive extra benefits (including minimally edited lesson videos) for helping to make these free videos available to everybody.

https://www.patreon.com/learntfp

Music by Michael Bizar

Jan 07 2020

12mins

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Talkin' with Dr. Howard Donner - Aviation Podcast

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In this episode we learn some of the practical realities of aeromedical issues. Please enjoy!

I've got videos and podcasts coming pretty much week over week in 2019. 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 Sponsored by ForeFlight. Download ForeFlight - the essential app for aviation here -

https://foreflight.com/

Proudly Sponsored by BOSE. Makers of the A20, the quietest headset in the industry. Get yours here - URL:

http://worldwide.bose.com/aviation

#Boseaviation #Bosea20 #Boseproflight

Become a member of AOPA today and add pilot protection services --

https://aopa.org/membership

Proudly sponsored by JPI, the leader in aircraft engine data. https://www.jpinstruments.com/

These podcasts are listener supported by the generous donations of our Patrons. Patrons receive extra benefits (including minimally edited lesson videos) for helping to make these free podcasts available to everybody.

https://www.patreon.com/learntfp

Music by Michael Bizar

Dec 24 2019

14mins

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Flying a Glide Slope and Other Musings on PITCH + POWER - Aviation Podcast

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"PITCH + POWER = PERFORMANCE". We've heard this over and over again in our flight training, but what does it mean? Why can't we agree on "what to pitch for?" or "what to power to?".

In this podcast, we take a relatively deep dive into this important training concept. Please enjoy!

Dec 10 2019

15mins

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THREE THINGS About the Rudder - Aviation Podcast

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For over 100 years we've been trying to teach pilots some very basic concepts:

* Fly the wing

* Keep it coordinated

* Manage the pull of the engine

Yet loss of control is still the leading cause of fatal accidents. On this podcast look at this, discuss the dangers of inside rudder in a turn, and distill the skills required when it comes to the rudder. Please enjoy The Finer Points!

Jason

Nov 25 2019

11mins

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What Makes A GOOD CFI - Aviation Podcast

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In this podcast, we look at CFI training and consider what makes a good CFI. We also solve the mystery of compass errors in a climb! Please enjoy The Finer Points!

I've got videos and podcasts coming pretty much week over week in 2019. 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 Sponsored by ForeFlight. Download ForeFlight - The essential app for aviation - here:

https://foreflight.com/

Proudly Sponsored by JP Instruments (JPI). The leader in aircraft engine data management.

Proudly Sponsored by AOPA, the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association. Among other things, AOPA puts effort into lobbying congress on behalf of pilots and protects the freedoms that make this country one of the best in the world for General Aviation. AOPA, Your Freedom to Fly. Check out AOPA Pilot Protection Services.

Proudly Sponsored by BOSE. Makers of the quietest headset on the market, the A20.

These podcasts are listener-supported by the generous donations of our Patrons. Patrons receive extra benefits (including minimally edited lesson videos) for helping to make these free videos available to everybody.

https://www.patreon.com/learntfp

Music by Michael Bizar

Nov 08 2019

17mins

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Weather Decisions, Go Arounds, and The 5 A's - Aviation Podcast

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Hello Aviators! In this episode we review how to make better weather decisions, how to know when to execute a Go Around, and how to implement the 5 A's. Please enjoy The Finer Points!

I've got videos and podcasts coming pretty much week over week in 2019.

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 Sponsored by ForeFlight. Download ForeFlight - The essential app for aviation - here:

https://foreflight.com/

Proudly Sponsored by BOSE. These podcasts are listener supported by the generous donations of our Patrons. Patrons receive extra benefits (including minimally edited lesson videos) for helping to make these free podcasts available to everybody.

https://www.patreon.com/learntfp

*Special Thanks to Michael Bizar for providing the music.

Sep 28 2019

18mins

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Autopilot During Instrument Training? TFP Mail Call - Aviation Podcast

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Hello Aviators!

In this episode I answer listener questions on:

- The value of using the autopilot during instrument training

- How to best prep for pilot training

- Fly a course when outbound on the procedure turn?

- Better crew briefings

Please enjoy!

Sep 21 2019

13mins

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How to AVOID mountain turbulence - Aviation Podcast

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In this podcast I answer listener questions on:

1. How to avoid mountain related turbulence and when to turn back

2. How to lean, for real

3. Which is better for climb out, Vx or Vy

Please enjoy and Fly Your Best!

I've got videos and podcasts coming pretty much week over week in 2019. 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 Sponsored by ForeFlight. Download ForeFlight - The essential app for aviation - here:

https://foreflight.com/ Proudly Sponsored by BOSE.

These podcasts are listener supported by the generous donations of our Patrons. Patrons receive extra benefits (including minimally edited lesson videos) for helping to make these free videos available to everybody.

https://www.patreon.com/learntfp

*Special Thanks to Michael Bizar for providing the music. All of the music in this video is composed and performed by Michael.

Aug 16 2019

23mins

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"Ski Gull" - the NEW Burt Rutan Design

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In this podcast we discuss the upcoming documentary, "Looking Up, Way Up - The Burt Rutan Story". Filmmakers Sandy Guthrie and Scott B are giving us an unprecedented look at Burt's history and processes. Hear all about Burt's new design, "Ski Gull". The FULL interview is available for Patrons at Patreon.com/learntfp.

Please enjoy The Finer Points!

I've got videos and podcasts coming pretty much week over week in 2019. 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 Sponsored by ForeFlight. Download ForeFlight - The essential app for aviation - here:

https://foreflight.com/

Proudly Sponsored by BOSE.

These podcasts are listener supported by the generous donations of our Patrons. Patrons receive extra benefits (including minimally edited lesson videos) for helping to make these free videos available to everybody.

https://www.patreon.com/learntfp

Music by Michael Bizar

Jul 31 2019

11mins

Play

iTunes Ratings

226 Ratings
Average Ratings
194
17
9
4
2

Get Right to the Finer Points!

By GANIII - Jan 18 2020
Read more
Short and sweet. The topics are relevant, insightful and direct enter enter! ;)

Bite size podcast

By gmann750 - Dec 19 2019
Read more
Good length... I don’t need more than 20 minutes