Video: backcountry flying lesson

Highly modified STOL airplanes (Short TakeOff and Landing) can get in and out of some airstrips that would be unthinkable in ordinary airplanes – but only if you know how to fly them. Ride along with FlightChops in this video as he learns how to handle the incredible new Carbon Cub FX-3, including slow flight and extremely short field landings.

Video courtesy of FlightChops.

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Coming from an aviation family, John grew up in the back of small airplanes and learned to fly as a teenager. Ever since, he has been hooked on anything with wings and regularly flies a Citabria, a Pilatus PC-12 and a Robinson R44 helicopter. He is an ATP and also holds ratings for multiengine, seaplanes, gliders, and helicopters. In addition to being Editor-in-Chief of Air Facts, John is a Vice President at Sporty’s Pilot Shop, responsible for new product development and marketing.

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