The Finer Points - Aviation PodcastAuthor: Jason Miller
15 Aug 2018

The Finer Points - Aviation Podcast

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Started in 2005, The Finer Points is a educational aviation podcast that blends tips from Jason Miller, one of San Francisco's leading Certified Flight Instructors with contemporary music. Charming and informative, these podcasts deliver all sorts of CFI wisdom.

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    The Flying Cowboys - Aviation Podcast

    In this episode I talk with Cory Robin, Jason Sneed, and Kevin Quinn - three STOL pilots who are part of the group known as the "Flying Cowboys". This episode was recording live at Oshkosh 2018 and was arranged by Cory Robin, founder of the Flying Cowboys. We discuss everything from "what is STOL" to best practices for off airport landings. Please enjoy The Finer Points!


    A complete list of the Flying Cowboys:


    Cory Robin @flyctrobin

    Jason Sneed (find him on YouTube)

    Kevin Quinn @stolpilot

    Mike Patey @mike_patey

    Mark Patey @markpatey

    Trent Palmer @trentonpalmer

    Creighton King 

    Steve Henry @wildweststeve


    You can find the Flying Cowboys on Facebook.

  • Posted on 30 Jul 2018

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    My Teacher's Teacher - Talkin' with Rod Machado

    In this podcast we talk with expert flight instructor, Rod Machado. This conversation includes many topics including what to avoid when looking for a good CFI, how to vet instructors properly, and how to navigate the forest of online instruction. Please enjoy The Finer Points!


    Fly Your Best,


  • Posted on 13 Jul 2018

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    Filing In Flight - Aviation Podcast

    In this podcast we hear an example of how to file an IFR flight plan with flight service while in flight. The days of your "pop up IFR clearances" might be over ... Fly Your Best!


  • Posted on 19 Jun 2018

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    TFP Mail Call - Aviation Podcast

    In this episode of The Finer Points I answer listener questions that have been piling up in my inbox. We cover:

    How to perform power off approaches
    How to make a living as a CFI
    What are the best flying shoes
    and, How to curb anxiety in flight training

    Thanks to all who sent in questions. If you'd like a question answered on the podcast you can email me at or find me on Instagram @learntfp

    Fly Your Best!

  • Posted on 07 Jun 2018

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    A Conversation With Peter Lert - Aviation Podcast

    In this podcast Peter and I discuss ditching. This is part II of "How to Crash and Airplane". Please enjoy The Finer Points!

  • Posted on 19 May 2018


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