Commercial pilot video tip: Lazy Eights

The lazy eight is one of several maneuvers you’ll learn to fly during your training towards the Commercial Pilot certificate. It is designed to develop the proper coordination of the flight controls across a wide range of airspeeds and attitudes and will give you a new appreciation for energy management and precise airplane control.

This clip appears in Sporty’s Commercial Pilot Test Prep Course, which includes comprehensive knowledge test prep, flight maneuvers guide, oral exam tools and a comprehensive aviation library.