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These Safety Videos are brought to you by the Donner Canadian Foundation and the COPA Flight Safety Foundation with production support from the AOPA Foundation. 

Aviation in itself is not inherently dangerous. But to an even greater degree than the sea, it is terribly unforgiving of any carelessness, incapacity or neglect. (Anonymous)

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Survival Video

Since not every forced landing results in fatalities or even injuries, a little knowledge on what to do to survive in a remote location can go a long way. In this video from the AOPA Air Safety Institute, we’ll discuss some items you should pack in your survival kit and what actions you can take to keep you and your passengers safe until help arrives. 

Safety Advisor Publication- Survive: Beyond the Forced Landing

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Safety and Education - Be Prepared

Education Videos

Safety Advisors Publication


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A good landing generally starts well before the wheels touch the ground

Every pilot learns the technique for a proper crosswind landing, but this skill requires more than knowing the proper control inputs.