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Video tip: turns around a point
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Flying in circles over an open field won’t get you to your destination any faster, but it will teach you a lot about how the wind affects the airplane in flight. In our latest Video Tip of the Week, we walk through how to fly the Turns Around a Point maneuver, with in-cockpit video and 3D animations. Even if you’re already an experienced pilot, this maneuver is a great way to keep your stick and rudder skills sharp.
The video clip below is from Sporty’s complete Learn to Fly Course.
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