Video Series: High Wing Ab initio

  • High Wing Lesson 6: Circuits

    In this lesson you will learn how to take off, fly an accurate circuit and land the aircraft. You will learn about the legs of a circuit, upwind, cross wind, downwind, base and final.

  • High Wing Lesson 10: Precautionary Search and Landings

    In this lesson you will learn how to deal with emergency procedures such as an engine fire, flap failure and loss of instruments.

  • High Wing Lesson 9: Practice Forced Landings

    In this lesson you will learn how to identify a field to land in in the event of an inflight emergency such as an engine failure. You will learn how to complete your emergency procedures and land safely in the event of an engine failure.

  • High Wing Lesson 11: Short Field Landings

    This video demonstrates how to do a short landing using speed and power, for when the length of the runway or landing strip is short.

  • High Wing Lesson 8: Circuit Emergencies

    This video shows what to do in the event of emergencies which might occur in the circuit, such as engine or electrical failures.

  • High Wing Lesson 7: Cross-wind circuits

    In this lesson you will learn about upwind, cross-wind, downwind, base and final. You will learn about the flare and hold off and how to land accurately.

  • High Wing Lesson 5: Stalls

    In this lesson you will learn how to identify the impending stall and recover with a minimal loss of height. You will learn about critical angle of attack and factors affecting the stall.

  • High Wing Lesson 4: Turning

    In this lesson you will learn how to turn the aircraft while maintaining balance and height at varying angles of bank. You will also learn how to turn while climbing and descending.

  • High Wing Lesson 3: Climbing and Descending

    In this lesson you will learn how to climb and descend the aircraft at varying angles of climb and varying rates of descent.

  • High Wing Lesson 1: Effects of Controls

    This video describes the primary and secondary effects of each of the aircraft controls, including control column, rudder, aileron and flaps.

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