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Taming the Twin

Multiengine Operations

Whether you’re new to multiengine flying or multiengine rated but rusty, become a better, safer multiengine pilot with the AOPA Air Safety Institute’s Taming the Twin video series. The videos, offered in collaboration with Sporty’s Pilot Shop, cover fundamentals that are key to mastering aspects unique to multiengine flying.

The series’ remaining videos are scheduled to be released one at a time in the upcoming months.

Introduction to Multiengine Airplanes

Review the essentials of what’s involved in flying a multiengine airplane. Introduction to Multiengine Airplanes also lays the groundwork for understanding the significance of single-engine operations and emergencies unique to multiengine flying.

Single-Engine Operations

Flying a multiengine airplane when one engine has failed requires a deep understanding of how to maintain aircraft control and performance. Single-Engine Operations examines the relationship between the airplane’s controllability and performance, and why controllability is paramount for safety during single-engine operations.

Check Back for New Releases

Engine Failure During Takeoff

Coming July 2024

Planning a multiengine takeoff involves consulting single-engine performance charts to prepare for and respond to an engine failing on takeoff. This video reviews critical preflight calculation considerations—such as accelerate-stop distance and climb performance with one engine inoperative—and a typical multiengine takeoff briefing.

Engine Failure During Cruise

Coming August 2024

How should you respond to one of the engines failing in cruise flight? Engine Failure During Cruise outlines important steps to help identify, verify, troubleshoot, and secure the failed engine. You’ll also learn how to brief and perform a landing with one engine inoperative.

Engine Failure in IMC

Coming October 2024

If an engine fails during flight in IMC, it’s imperative to interpret your aircraft’s instruments quickly and accurately, determine the appropriate actions to take, and declare an emergency with ATC. This video also covers what’s involved in flying an instrument approach in IMC with one engine inoperative.

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Sporty's Pilot Shop

AOPA has enjoyed a partnership with Sporty’s that began long before the company became a Supporting Sponsor in 2012. AOPA pilots have relied on Sporty’s products since the company was launched in the early 1960s. Sporty’s and AOPA have continued to partner for more than 60 years on items critical to safety, fun and freedom to fly. Today, the dedication of Sporty’s instructors, product specialists, and exemplary customer service representatives positions Sporty’s as the world's premier creator of aviation training products, along with an extensive line of pilot supplies and operating its own flight school.