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.
What's GOOD - TFP Mail Call - Aviation Podcast
In this podcast I answer two listener questions and we discuss the complications of night IFR and what makes a "good" pilot.
Fly Your Best!
Live Q and A - Aviation Podcast
In this episode we discuss Minimum Maneuvering Speed / Engine Failure on Upwind and a whole lot more! Please enjoy.
Staying Confident In The Airplane - Aviation Podcast
In this episode we answer listener questions about how to stay confident in the airplane. All to often I see pilots achieve their pilot certificates and then lose confidence and, ultimately, stop flying. Let's address that and keep you in the air!
Fly Your Best,
The Single Biggest Mistake Under IFR
IFR flight has a lot of nuance to remember and manage but if I had to distill the single most important mistake not to make, it might be this one. Check it out!
How to find (or become) a good CFI - Aviation Podcast
In this podcast we talk about how to get better as a CFI or, if you are coming into training, how to find a good. Please enjoy!
Flying Into a DITCH - Aviation Podcast
In this podcast we discuss flying over water. This is a bit of a hole in many people's training. We discuss ditching and many other things. Please enjoy!
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Excellent way to learn more!
As a pilot you should always be learning and I have learned a ton from this podcast! Highly recommended! This is for student pilots to flight instructors and ATP’s.. it’s a great resource. I also recommend his “Setting the Standard” Ebook as well as the Ground School app.
Exceptional Training Content and Tips For Aviators!
Jason does a fantastic job with his fun and informative podcasts. They are useful to not only training pilots, but flight instructors wanting to listen to many of the ongoing engaging CFI discussions.
Hopefully, these valuable podcasts will continue well into the future with some more interesting subject matter to fill the iPods of the aviation world!
Get Right to the Finer Points!
Short and sweet. The topics are relevant, insightful and direct enter enter! ;)