The Finer Points is creating media to make great flight training accessible to everyone.
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patrons

Thank you for checking out my exclusive Patreon community! I am working super hard to bring quality flight instruction to YouTube videos and Podcasts. I know people are getting a lot of information through these channels and I want to make sure they get the best information out there. I have been teaching flying for the last 20 years and have worked to perfect the art of instruction. I love helping pilots make connections and find solutions that will make them safer in the skies. When I'm not teaching or editing, I write for FLYING magazine, teach for AOPA's Air Safety Institute, work with the FAA,and do whatever I can to support this habit of professional flight instruction. I launched the Finer Points podcast in 2005 and have continued to produce it ever since. But after 2009 and 5 years of weekly production (and a baby!) things started to slow down. It's been a lot of effort to get back onto a regular publication schedule and grow into a YouTube channel! But I'm doing it. In 2018 I'm back with videos or podcasts every week. This take a LOT of time to put together. A lot more than most people realize and your support here is a part of what makes it all possible. 

As one of my Patrons you'll get access longer form lesson videos, multiple camera angle edits (when we get there), raw phone calls from audio episodes (most of this stuff usually ends up on the cutting room floor), all of the Finer Points Safety Session podcasts and archived podcast feed with all the greatest legacy episodes intact.
Tiers
Tip Jar
$1 or more per month
Thank you for the tip! Your supported is very much appreciated, at this level you'll get:


  • Update videos from the studio while I'm working. Letting you know what topics are coming your way.


Supporter
$5 or more per month
Thanks for your support! At this level you'll get:


  • Access to our archive of legacy training videos. 
  • All previous level rewards



Sustainer
$10 or more per month
Thank you for this At this level you'll get:


  • Access to longer form lesson videos. Actual, minimally edited lessons. There are so many little learning moments on every lesson. I can sometimes take a one hour lesson and get 10 different short form videos from it. It's pretty incredible what a GoPro can capture and how much you can learn from it. 
  • Access to posts that contain full unedited conversations with other experts such as Howard Donner and the many other experts that appear on TFP. A lot of this stuff is gold but ends up on the cutting room floor simply because we can't fit it all in.
  • All previous reward levels.
Assistant Producer
$20 or more per month
At this level you'll get:


  • All previous reward levels, plus
  • You can help design the content! Once per month we'll have an exclusive 15 minute Google Hangout where we can discuss the shows and any ideas you might have for content.
  • All previous level rewards.
Goals
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When I get to 250 Patrons we get a new RAID array to help keep the files safe and secure.
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Thank you for checking out my exclusive Patreon community! I am working super hard to bring quality flight instruction to YouTube videos and Podcasts. I know people are getting a lot of information through these channels and I want to make sure they get the best information out there. I have been teaching flying for the last 20 years and have worked to perfect the art of instruction. I love helping pilots make connections and find solutions that will make them safer in the skies. When I'm not teaching or editing, I write for FLYING magazine, teach for AOPA's Air Safety Institute, work with the FAA,and do whatever I can to support this habit of professional flight instruction. I launched the Finer Points podcast in 2005 and have continued to produce it ever since. But after 2009 and 5 years of weekly production (and a baby!) things started to slow down. It's been a lot of effort to get back onto a regular publication schedule and grow into a YouTube channel! But I'm doing it. In 2018 I'm back with videos or podcasts every week. This take a LOT of time to put together. A lot more than most people realize and your support here is a part of what makes it all possible. 

As one of my Patrons you'll get access longer form lesson videos, multiple camera angle edits (when we get there), raw phone calls from audio episodes (most of this stuff usually ends up on the cutting room floor), all of the Finer Points Safety Session podcasts and archived podcast feed with all the greatest legacy episodes intact.

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Tiers
Tip Jar
$1 or more per month
Thank you for the tip! Your supported is very much appreciated, at this level you'll get:


  • Update videos from the studio while I'm working. Letting you know what topics are coming your way.


Supporter
$5 or more per month
Thanks for your support! At this level you'll get:


  • Access to our archive of legacy training videos. 
  • All previous level rewards



Sustainer
$10 or more per month
Thank you for this At this level you'll get:


  • Access to longer form lesson videos. Actual, minimally edited lessons. There are so many little learning moments on every lesson. I can sometimes take a one hour lesson and get 10 different short form videos from it. It's pretty incredible what a GoPro can capture and how much you can learn from it. 
  • Access to posts that contain full unedited conversations with other experts such as Howard Donner and the many other experts that appear on TFP. A lot of this stuff is gold but ends up on the cutting room floor simply because we can't fit it all in.
  • All previous reward levels.
Assistant Producer
$20 or more per month
At this level you'll get:


  • All previous reward levels, plus
  • You can help design the content! Once per month we'll have an exclusive 15 minute Google Hangout where we can discuss the shows and any ideas you might have for content.
  • All previous level rewards.