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Published on Feb 8, 2007
Polish off your skills on the two most exhilarating aspects of flying—takeoffs and landings. This video goes in depth to explore the different types of takeoffs and landings and the factors that affect their outcome. 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 crosswind techniques, this program thoroughly covers slips, crabs, no-flap landings, emergencies, and recoveries from not-so-great approaches and bounces. The section on maximum performance takeoffs and landings will show you how to safely operate from soft or short fields. 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.