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Overcoming Mountains and Water: Flying In The ExtremesOvercoming Mountains and Water: Flying In The Extremes

What You'll Learn

  • Learn how to plan flights to maximize safety in the harsh environments of mountains and overwater flying
  • Understand dynamics of high elevations, terrain, canyons, mountains
  • Discover important skills for mountain flying
  • Learn survival techniques in emergencies
  • Prepare for aircraft ditching in water and survival for water rescue
  • Hands-on learning about necessary safety gear and equipment, to include live demonstrations of life-raft deployment and other life-saving techniques
  • Presenters include mountain flying expert Lori MacNichol and AOPA Editor-at-Large Tom Horne