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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.

The Finer Points - Aviation Podcast Jason Miller

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    • 4.9 • 15 Ratings

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.

    2 Things To Learn From Yesterday - Aviation Podcast

    2 Things To Learn From Yesterday - Aviation Podcast

    In this podcast, we discuss to learning takeaways from yesterday's lessons and answer listener questions on -

    - Using Traffic Displays

    - Flying Commercial Maneuvers

    - Accelerated Training

    Please enjoy! 

    Fly Your Best,

    Jason

    • 24 min
    TOTAL ENGINE FAILURE - Aviation Podcast

    TOTAL ENGINE FAILURE - Aviation Podcast

    In this podcast we talk with FAA designated pilot examiner, Christine Mortine, about her total engine failure in a Cessna 185. We can ALL learn from this story. Fly Your Best!

    Jason

    • 43 min
    The Finer Points Mail Call! - Aviation Podcast

    The Finer Points Mail Call! - Aviation Podcast

    In this episode we answer two listener questions:

    1. Is it safe to deploy flaps in a turn?

    2. How to best keep CFI debrief notes?

    Please enjoy The Finer Points!

    • 16 min
    Check It OUT! - Aviation Podcast

    Check It OUT! - Aviation Podcast

    In this podcast, we talk about what's in my flight bag and how to be efficient and effective on a new airplane checkout! Please enjoy The Finer Points!

    Jason

    • 14 min
    MAIL CALL! - Aviation Podcast

    MAIL CALL! - Aviation Podcast

    What if you are a HORRIBLE driver? Can you still be a good pilot? What if you have to fire your CFI? Will you hurt their feelings? On this mail call episode, I answer these questions in depth. Please enjoy The Finer Points!

    • 13 min
    4 Things To PRACTICE On Your Next Flight - Aviation Podcast

    4 Things To PRACTICE On Your Next Flight - Aviation Podcast

    In this episode, we wrap up our ongoing conversation about the best things to practice on your next flight. What do people get rusty on and what can be done about it? Find out! Please enjoy.

    Jason

    • 10 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
15 Ratings

15 Ratings

Mimpe ,

Private pilot

Professional,candid,polite and highly informative- a great help for my first 300 hours of flying. Thank you for all your efforts Jason.

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