Polish your skills on the two most exhilarating aspects of flying—takeoffs and landings. This online course goes in-depth to explore the different types of takeoffs and landings and the factors that affect their outcome. Includes over an hour of HD video, interactive review quizzes, an animated maneuvers guide, and reference documents.
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In-flight footage puts you in the cockpit for a pilot’s eye view of the different techniques and methods for smooth, safe operation. More than just a review of crosswind techniques, this program thoroughly covers everything you need to fly safer and more smoothly. State-of-the-art 3D graphics give insight into performance characteristics and help to reinforce key topics. This video will help you maintain your takeoff and landing proficiency—great for students, instructors, and experienced pilots alike.
- Normal takeoffs
- Airport traffic pattern operations
- Visual approach slode indicators
- Normal landings
- Runway incursion prevention
- Short field takeoffs
- Soft field takeoffs
- Short field landings
- Soft field landings
- Wake turbulence avoidance
- Crosswind takeoffs and landings
- No-flap landings
- Forward slips
- Power-off accuracy approaches
- Recovering from bad approaches
After watching the videos you can then take a review quiz based on content from the videos. After finishing the questions you’ll receive instant feedback on your score and be able to review missed questions.
There's also a detailed maneuvers guide that explains each type of takeoff and landing step-by-step. This valuable resource includes the suggested procedure, completion standards, and common mistakes. It's an excellent review before a checkride or flight review.
To supplement the video content, the course also includes the complete digital version of Chapter 5 and Chapter 8 of the FAA's Airplane Flying Handbook that covers takeoffs, departures, approaches, and landings. The helpful table-of-contents allows you to quickly jump to any topic.
After successful completion of the course you’ll receive a personalized completion certificate, perfect for employers, insurance renewals or flight schools.
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