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Welcome to the Angle of Attack flight school in Homer, Alaska, where we specialize in flight training with a focus on crosswinds and mastering the Cessna 172! In this video, you will join a student pilot on their journey to master crosswind landings in a Cessna 172. With the help of experienced flight instructors, the student pilot will learn the techniques needed to safely land a small aircraft in challenging crosswind conditions.

Follow along as the student pilot practices their skills on the flight simulator before taking to the skies in their Cessna 172. You’ll witness their progress and see the techniques they use to land the plane safely, including crabbing and slipping, which are essential for handling crosswinds during flight training.


Throughout the video, the flight instructors will provide valuable insights and tips to help you understand the process of performing crosswind landings in a Cessna 172. Whether you’re a student pilot yourself or simply interested in aviation, this video is sure to give you an exciting and informative look at the world of flight training with a focus on crosswinds. So buckle up, and let’s take to the skies!

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Chris Palmer

Chris Palmer has been in aviation training and creating educational content since 2006. As a career CFI (Certified Flight Instructor) and Master Aviation Educator* Chris trains dozens of pilots year round at his Alaska-based flight school, Angle of Attack HQ.
He’s one of Youtube’s leading Aviation Training Content Creators with over 120K subscribers. With a focus on developing and sharing new flight training methods, techniques, and tips. Chris founded Angle of Attack to offer a new, fresh and modern spin on aviation training. AOA does this by keeping the building on the wonderful knowledge passed down through the generations, married with new and modern media.


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