Course Name

Maintaining proficiency in flying precise, predictable traffic patterns.

FAASafety Wings Course

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About this FAASafety Wings Course

  • Traffic patterns are designed to effect safe, orderly, flow of aircraft to and from
  • Pilots in the pattern should be:
    • Predictable.  Other pilots in the pattern should know what you are going to do.  Fly published patterns and use standard entry/exit procedures.
    • Aware – Look and listen for traffic in the pattern.  Monitor the CTAF (Common Traffic Advisory Frequency) and Approach Control Frequency.
    • Proactive – Announce your position and intentions in the traffic pattern.
  • Regular Take off and Landing practice is essential to maintaining aircraft handling skills.
  • Power-on and Power-off accuracy landing practice and training will yield immense benefits should a forced landing become necessary.


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