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Helicopters! (720p)

2013-03-01
Length: 3s

UND Aerospace helicopter instructor, Wes Van Dell, talks about helicopters, student training and shows off some sweet maneuvers in the Bell 206 turbine helicopter. For more information about the UND Aerospace Helicopter Department, visit www.fly.und.edu or www.aero.und.edu…

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UND Aerobatics: You're Next! (small/iPhone)

2012-06-21
Length: 8s

UND student Chris Brauckman lets UND CFI Mike Lents wring him out. Aerobatics is awesome!…

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UND Aerobatics: You're Next! (Large/720p)

2012-06-21
Length: 8s

UND student Chris Brauckman lets UND CFI Mike Lents wring him out. Aerobatics is awesome!…

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Commercial Chandelles (Large/720p)

2012-03-01
Length: 13s

UND CFI's Mike Lents and Anthony Bottini take you, the pilot, through the necessary steps to complete the Chandelle maneuver at the Commercial Pilot level in the Cessna-172. This performance maneuver plays a vital role in the pilot's training repertoire as it builds the skills necessary to smoothly and accurately control the aircraft, as well as teaches the pilot all about maneuvering at very high Angles of Attack, close to the stall margin. Enjoy this latest UND AeroCast episode and a huge thanks to Kevin and Brenda for another great batch of fan photos. Keep 'em coming!…

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Commercial Chandelles (small/iPhone)

2012-03-01
Length: 13s

UND CFI's Mike Lents and Anthony Bottini take you, the pilot, through the necessary steps to complete the Chandelle maneuver at the Commercial Pilot level in the Cessna-172. This performance maneuver plays a vital role in the pilot's training repertoire as it builds the skills necessary to smoothly and accurately control the aircraft, as well as teaches the pilot all about maneuvering at very high Angles of Attack, close to the stall margin. Enjoy this latest UND AeroCast episode and a huge thanks to Kevin and Brenda for another great batch of fan photos. Keep 'em coming!…

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Commercial Steep Turns (Large/720p)

2012-01-04
Length: 12s

UND CFIs Mike Lents and Anthony Bottini team up again to bring our viewers the Cessna 172 UND Standardization lesson that's all about turning the airplane, well, steeply. This video hits all the important points that are necessary to review before attempting the Steep Turn maneuver in the C172 at the Commercial Pilot level. Thanks to Ammar from Amman, Jordan and to Justin from Grand Forks, ND for submitting some great photos. Have Fun and Fly Safe!…

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Commercial Steep Turns (Small/iPhone)

2012-01-04
Length: 12s

UND CFIs Mike Lents and Anthony Bottini team up again to bring our viewers the Cessna 172 UND Standardization lesson that's all about turning the airplane, well, steeply. This video hits all the important points that are necessary to review before attempting the Steep Turn maneuver in the C172 at the Commercial Pilot level. Thanks to Ammar from Amman, Jordan and to Justin from Grand Forks, ND for submitting some great photos. Have Fun and Fly Safe!…

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Faulty Approaches Episode 4: Crosswind Considerations (Large/720P)

2011-07-08
Length: 11s

UND CFIs Mike Lents and Anthony Bottini round off the last part of the four part series: "Faulty Approaches and Landings." This final episode discusses numerous hazards that can threaten an otherwise solid approach when a crosswind condition is present. Since most approaches and landings are executed during some kind of crosswind situation, it is advised that each pilot use this episode to review crosswind landing techniques to really hone their crosswind skills and hopefully avoid crosswind hazards such as touching down in a crab, the dreaded ground-loop and/or experiencing a wing rise after touchdown. We hope you've enjoyed this four part series. Let us know what you thought by sending our UND AeroCast staff an email at undaerocast@aero.und.edu and stay tuned for a bunch of future episodes. By the way, as usual, a huge thanks goes out this time to Timothy and Bret for sending us some truly stunning fan photos. Thanks fellas!…

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Faulty Approaches Episode 4: Crosswind Considerations (Small/iPhone Size)

2011-07-08
Length: 11s

UND CFIs Mike Lents and Anthony Bottini round off the last part of the four part series: "Faulty Approaches and Landings." This final episode discusses numerous hazards that can threaten an otherwise solid approach when a crosswind condition is present. Since most approaches and landings are executed during some kind of crosswind situation, it is advised that each pilot use this episode to review crosswind landing techniques to really hone their crosswind skills and hopefully avoid crosswind hazards such as touching down in a crab, the dreaded ground-loop and/or experiencing a wing rise after touchdown. We hope you've enjoyed this four part series. Let us know what you thought by sending our UND AeroCast staff an email at undaerocast@aero.und.edu and stay tuned for a bunch of future episodes. By the way, as usual, a huge thanks goes out this time to Timothy and Bret for sending us some truly stunning fan photos. Thanks fellas!…

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We'll See You Up Here! (Large/720P)

2011-02-23
Length: 9s

UND Students and Instructors get together and talk about aviation, their passion for flying and all that is UND Aerospace.…

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We'll See You Up Here! (Small/iPhone Size)

2011-02-23
Length: 9s

UND Students and Instructors get together and talk about aviation, their passion for flying and all that is UND Aerospace.…

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Faulty Approaches Episode 3: Nose-wheel Hazards (Large/720P)

2011-02-09
Length: 9s

UND CFI's Mike Lents and Anthony Bottini team up again to bring to you the third episode of the four part series, "Faulty Approaches and Landings." Learn all about the hazards of landing in precarious attitudes that can threaten directional control and the structural of your nose-wheel. This episode highlights three situations where a pilot should exercise caution in regards to his or her nose-wheel to include Hard Landings, Porpoising and Wheelbarrowing. Enjoy this latest AeroCast episode and stay tuned for episode 4 of the Faulty Approach series. A huge thanks to Sam Wagener for submitting some fan photos of some random and picturesque northern-midwest flying.…

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Faulty Approaches Episode 3: Nose-wheel Hazards (iPhone Size)

2011-02-09
Length: 9s

UND CFI's Mike Lents and Anthony Bottini team up again to bring to you the third episode of the four part series, "Faulty Approaches and Landings." Learn all about the hazards of landing in precarious attitudes that can threaten directional control and the structural of your nose-wheel. This episode highlights three situations where a pilot should exercise caution in regards to his or her nose-wheel to include Hard Landings, Porpoising and Wheelbarrowing. Enjoy this latest AeroCast episode and stay tuned for episode 4 of the Faulty Approach series. A huge thanks to Sam Wagener for submitting some fan photos of some random and picturesque northern-midwest flying.…

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Faulty Approaches Episode 2: Timing (Large/720P)

2010-07-30
Length: 11s

UND CFI's Mike Lents and Anthony Bottini team up again to bring to you the second episode of the four part series, "Faulty Approaches and Landings." This episode focuses on timing considerations that could impact you and your aircraft during any phase of the approach and landing. This episode will describe different timing errors, how to make small corrections for a safe landing and when to perform a go-around should the errors cause the approach to depart from a normal, stabilized approach. The specific errors covered include the High Roundout, the Late or Rapid Roundout, Ballooning and Bouncing. Enjoy this latest AeroCast episode and stay tuned for episode 3 of the Faulty Approach series. Thanks goes out this time to Shane Petersen for sharing some amazing photos from the his trip to the far east.…

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Faulty Approaches Episode 2: Timing (Small/iPhone)

2010-07-30
Length: 11s

UND CFI's Mike Lents and Anthony Bottini team up again to bring to you the second episode of the four part series, "Faulty Approaches and Landings." This episode focuses on timing considerations that could impact you and your aircraft during any phase of the approach and landing. This episode will describe different timing errors, how to make small corrections for a safe landing and when to perform a go-around should the errors cause the approach to depart from a normal, stabilized approach. The specific errors covered include the High Roundout, the Late or Rapid Roundout, Ballooning and Bouncing. Enjoy this latest AeroCast episode and stay tuned for episode 3 of the Faulty Approach series. Thanks goes out this time to Shane Petersen for sharing some amazing photos from the his trip to the far east.…

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Faulty Approaches Episode 1: Energy Management (HD Large)

2010-05-03
Length: 14s

As a recent addition to the FAA Airplane Flying Handbook, UND Aerospace has decided to tackle the Faulty Approach and Landing on this episode of the UND AeroCast. This episode is meant to shed some light on that grey area during many approaches when the pilot has to decide, based on the airplane's current state, if the approach can safely continue with minor corrections or if its time to call an unstable approach and go around. UND Aerospace CFI, Anthony Bottini uses an in-depth script written by UND CFI Mike Lents to outline various factors that could cause any approach to be considered Faulty. As the first episode in a four part series, the instruction will be geared towards faulty approach concepts that involve the pilot's Energy Management skills. As always the UND AeroCast staff would like to thank our latest Fan Photo contributor, Rachel Fish, for her photos of the UND Piper Cub with floats. Stay tuned for episode number two!…

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Faulty Approaches Episode 1: Energy Management (HD Small)

2010-05-03
Length: 14s

As a recent addition to the FAA Airplane Flying Handbook, UND Aerospace has decided to tackle the Faulty Approach and Landing on this episode of the UND AeroCast. This episode is meant to shed some light on that grey area during many approaches when the pilot has to decide, based on the airplane's current state, if the approach can safely continue with minor corrections or if its time to call an unstable approach and go around. UND Aerospace CFI, Anthony Bottini uses an in-depth script written by UND CFI Mike Lents to outline various factors that could cause any approach to be considered Faulty. As the first episode in a four part series, the instruction will be geared towards faulty approach concepts that involve the pilot's Energy Management skills. As always the UND AeroCast staff would like to thank our latest Fan Photo contributor, Rachel Fish, for her photos of the UND Piper Cub with floats. Stay tuned for episode number two!…

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Normal Approach and Landing (HD Large)

2010-02-16
Length: 19s

Its back to basics on this UND AeroCast episode. Although we call it Normal, the Normal Approach and Landing is one of the most challenging parts of any flight to consistently master. In this episode, UND CFI Anthony Bottini guides you through the procedures and techniques defined by UND Aerospace Standardization that allows the pilot to make safe, stabilized approaches and landings again and again. If you're a new student, use this episode as a guide during your flight training to aid in building your confidence in making safe approaches and landings and developing the experience to help decide when it is time to go around. For you seasoned pilots, maybe its time to brush up on some basic skills to keep you safe and, well, maybe impress your next group of passengers. Thanks to Rodolfo from São Paulo, Brazil and to Paula from Grand Forks, ND for sending some absolutely stunning fan photos.…

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Normal Approach and Landing (HD Small)

2010-02-16
Length: 19s

Its back to basics on this UND AeroCast episode. Although we call it Normal, the Normal Approach and Landing is one of the most challenging parts of any flight to consistently master. In this episode, UND CFI Anthony Bottini guides you through the procedures and techniques defined by UND Aerospace Standardization that allows the pilot to make safe, stabilized approaches and landings again and again. If you're a new student, use this episode as a guide during your flight training to aid in building your confidence in making safe approaches and landings and developing the experience to help decide when it is time to go around. For you seasoned pilots, maybe its time to brush up on some basic skills to keep you safe and, well, maybe impress your next group of passengers. Thanks to Rodolfo from São Paulo, Brazil and to Paula from Grand Forks, ND for sending some absolutely stunning fan photos.…

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UND Video Safety Bulletin #3

2009-10-27
Length: 14s

To address the arrival of the 757 to the Fed-Ex route into Grand Forks, ND, this AeroCast Safety Bulletin is designed to refresh the pilot's knowledge of the principles of wake turbulence and effective wake turbulence avoidance. UND CFI Anthony Bottini lays out the necessary steps for avoiding a wake turbulence encounter and for recovering from an inadvertent one. Thanks to Udo Müller for sharing some great flying photos from Berlin, Germany and the retired Tempelhof airport.…

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Non-precision Approaches Ed. 2 (HD Large)

2009-09-01
Length: 26s

UND CFI Anthony Bottini guides you through the necessary steps and procedures that must be followed to fly a safe, UND Aerospace-standardized Non-precision Approach procedure in the UND Garmin 1000-equipped Cessna 172. "Ed. 2" includes changes to pilot callouts made on the UND standardized profile for the Non-precision Approach. A huge thanks goes out to Dr. Harro Heilmann from Stuttgart, Germany for his amazing in-flight photos of different German castles as well as some great shots of the Matterhorn summit!…

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Non-precision Approaches Ed.2 (HD Small)

2009-09-01
Length: 26s

UND CFI Anthony Bottini guides you through the necessary steps and procedures that must be followed to fly a safe, UND Aerospace-standardized Non-precision Approach procedure in the UND Garmin 1000-equipped Cessna 172. "Ed. 2" includes changes to pilot callouts made on the UND standardized profile for the Non-precision Approach. A huge thanks goes out to Dr. Harro Heilmann from Stuttgart, Germany for his amazing in-flight photos of different German castles as well as some great shots of the Matterhorn summit!…

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UND Video Safety Bulletin #2

2009-05-04
Length: 7s

The UND Video Safety Bulletin is designed to give UND Aerospace students and instructors the latest information regarding issues that UND has deemed safety sensitive which directly relate to UND Aerospace Flight Operations. This bulletin describes the risk associated with the landing and takeoff phases where numerous factors can lead to an undesired tail strike.…

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UND Video Safety Bulletin #1

2009-04-06
Length: 7s

The UND Video Safety Bulletin is designed to give UND Aerospace students and instructors the latest information regarding issues that UND has deemed safety sensitive which directly relate to UND Aerospace Flight Operations. This bulletin gives a brief risk assessment of VFR departures on close, parallel runways and also makes recommendations for mitigating the specific risk.…

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Checklist Procedures and Resource Management (HD Large)

2009-03-06
Length: 31s

On this UND AeroCast episode, UND Aerospace CFI Anthony Bottini breaks down an entire flight in UND's Cessna 172 in order to standardize checklist procedures from preflight to postflight. Also, the student will learn the contrasting methods for checklist procedures between Single Pilot and Crew scenarios. Thanks to Adam from Florida and to all of the UND Aerospace students and staff who sent in some great fan photos.…

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Checklist Procedures and Resource Management (HD Small)

2009-03-06
Length: 31s

On this UND AeroCast episode, UND Aerospace CFI Anthony Bottini breaks down an entire flight in UND's Cessna 172 in order to standardize checklist procedures from preflight to postflight. Also, the student will learn the contrasting methods for checklist procedures between Single Pilot and Crew scenarios. Thanks to Adam from Florida and to all of the UND Aerospace students and staff who sent in some great fan photos.…

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The Emergency Approach and Landing (HD Large)

2008-11-14
Length: 21s

On this UND AeroCast episode, UND CFI Anthony Bottini walks you through the necessary procedures and actions which are vital to addressing an in-flight engine failure emergency. All procedures are presented in accordance with the UND Aerospace Cessna-172 Standardization Manual. Remember, this emergency training episode is meant as an educational reference only and should not be substituted in place of actual ground and/or flight instruction from a Certified Flight Instructor. Enjoy the episode!…

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The Emergency Approach and Landing (HD Small)

2008-11-14
Length: 21s

On this UND AeroCast episode, UND CFI Anthony Bottini walks you through the necessary procedures and actions which are vital to addressing an in-flight engine failure emergency. All procedures are presented in accordance with the UND Aerospace Cessna-172 Standardization Manual. Remember, this emergency training episode is meant as an educational reference only and should not be substituted in place of actual ground and/or flight instruction from a Certified Flight Instructor. Enjoy the episode!…

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Cleared for Takeoff

2008-10-15
Length: 22m 26s

As requested, here is a look as what UND Aerospace has to offer. Stay tuned for more training episodes!…

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UND Aerospace Welcomes Cessna

2008-08-26
Length: 7s

Join UND Aerospace flight instructor Anthony Bottini as he celebrates 40 years of UND Aerospace flight training by introducing the newest member of the UND Aerospace fleet: The 2008 Cessna 172SP. Enjoy the first of many UND AeroCast episodes brought to you in HD.…

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Soft Field Approach and Landing

2008-07-17
Length: 10s

Lead UND Flight Instructor, Mike Lents, teaches the Soft-Field Approach and Landing as outlined in the UND Aerospace Warrior Standardization Manual. Jennifer Poncelet sent in some great flying photos from a few flights in North Dakota and Ryan Carlson (the writer and narrator of the Spin Awareness Training episode) sent us a sign-off after a training flight in the UND Aerospace King Air. Keep on sending in those photos and sign-offs!…

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Short Field Approach and Landing

2008-06-26
Length: 11s

Making his UND AeroCast debut, Lead Flight Instructor Mike Lents takes some time to discuss UND Standardization for the Short Field Approach and Landing in the Piper Warrior. Steve Kulhman sent in a great sign-off from Ontario and fellow aviator Stephan Gerhardt, hailing from Weisbaden, Germany, shared some photos from some of his recent flying. Thanks to our viewers for their continued support with sign-offs and photos.…

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The Holding Pattern

2008-05-05
Length: 16s

Anthony Bottini, CFI, teaches the principles involved with flying a successful Holding Pattern as outline in the UND Aerospace IFR Standardization Manual. This time UND Lead Flight Instructor, Rob Clausen, and his student Matt Preysz sent in another great video sign-off. Check out the awesome pics from Arizona pilot and UND Alum, Jeff Larson.…

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The Airport Traffic Pattern

2008-03-14
Length: 13s

Anthony Bottini, CFI, teaches the various elements and operating procedures for a typical Airport Traffic Pattern as outlined in the UND Aerospace Warrior Standardization manual. Thanks to Jerry Benda for giving the first sign-off from a UND Aerospace fuel truck! Also, Neil from Grand Forks, ND, sent in another batch of great flying photos to add to the AeroCast fan-photo library.…

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Configuration Demonstration

2008-02-25
Length: 12s

As a newcomer to the AeroCast, but certainly no newcomer to aviation, UND Lead Flight Instructor, Sam Wagener, teaches Seminole standardization in UND's fully digital Piper Seminole. The Configuration Demonstration is an integral maneuver in any pilot's multi-engine training and helps pilots to understand the effects of configuration changes on one-engine inoperative aircraft performance. Thanks to Brian and Alec for the fantastic sign-off. Thanks to Randy and Keith for the great flying photos.…

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Aerodynamics Demonstration

2007-10-26
Length: 19s

The UND AeroCast Celebrates 20 Episodes!! What better way to celebrate than with UND Flight Instructor Anthony Bottini discussing in detail the UND Aerodynamics Demonstration. This maneuver is a must-watch for beginning pilots and old, grizzled aviators. The Aerodynamics Demonstration covers the full spectrum of the Fundamentals of Flight and various other flight principles that a pilot must master before being truly proficient in any aircraft. Thanks to Evan and Nobuki for the great sign-off. Thanks to John from Los Angeles for the flying photos!…

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Principles of Stability

2007-08-03
Length: 4s

UND Aerospace Flight Instructor, Dave Amling, discusses the principles surrounding static and dynamic stability in a fixed-wing aircraft. Pete and Jeremy sent in their video sign off from one of their flights during UND Aerospace's annual Aviation Summer Camp. Cool sign off guys, it looked like a great day to be flying!…

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Proficiency Stalls: Power On

2007-06-24
Length: 9s

Anthony Bottini discusses techniques and UND Aerospace standardization for Proficiency Stalls in a Power-On configuration in the Piper Warrior. Jeff from the Grand Canyon has sent in the first AeroCast video sign-off. Thanks Jeff!…

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Proficiency Stalls: Power Off

2007-06-01

Anthony Bottini discusses techniques and standardization for Proficiency Stalls in a Power-Off configuration in the Piper Warrior.…

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Slow Flight

2007-05-01

Anthony Bottini discusses techniques and standardization for Slow Flight in the Piper Warrior.…

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Maintain that Centerline!

2007-03-01

Scott Ludwig and Seth Hardley teach about Left Turning Tendencies.…

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Stabilized Approaches

2006-12-15

Anthony Bottini, CFI, discusses the elements of a stabilized approach.…

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Precision Instrument Approaches

2006-11-03

Anthony Bottini, CFI, discusses techniques and standardization for Precision Approaches.…

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Rudder and Adverse Yaw

2006-09-29

Anthony Bottini, CFI, discusses the factors surrounding Adverse Yaw.…

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Rectangular Course

2006-09-15

Martin Rottler, Commercial Pilot, teaches the rectangular course.…

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Turns Around a Point

2006-09-01

Anthony Bottini, CFI, teaches turns around a point.…

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S-Turns

2006-08-04

Anthony Bottini, CFI, teaches Private Pilot S-Turns.…

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Commercial Eights on Pylons

2006-06-09

Anthony Bottini, CFI, teaches Commercial Eights On Pylons.…

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Spin Awareness Training

2006-05-05

Ryan Carlson, CFI, teaches Spin Awareness.…

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Commercial Steep Spirals

2006-03-24

Anthony Bottini, CFI, teaches Commercial Steep Spirals.…

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Commercial Lazy Eights

2006-03-04

Anthony Bottini, CFI, teaches Commercial Lazy Eights.…

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Commercial Chandelles

2006-02-25

Anthony Bottini, CFI, teaches Commercial Chandelles.…

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Commercial Steep Turns

2006-02-23

Anthony Bottini, CFI, teaches Commercial Steep Turns.…

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Introduction

2006-02-10

Andy Philbin briefly explores Piper Arrow systems.…

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