spin endorsement training

Old Farts Fly offers Spin Endorsement Training on the Florida Gulf Coast. Just north of the Emerald Waters of Destin, we also provide a logbook entry to satisfy FAR 61.183 which covers the requirement for the flight instructor rating.

training details

You’ll receive ground training in Stall Awareness, spin entry (incipient) and full developed spins. Spin recovery techniques are practiced in both incipient and developed spins.
The student will become proficient in spin entry and recovery. We also provide a logbook entry to satisfy FAR 61.183- which covers the requirement for the flight instructor rating.
This training in spins and recovery training adds to the skill set of the private and commercial pilot. For one to be familiar with and be able to recognize , prevent, and recover from attitudes not experienced in daily flying. The ability to enhance pilot skill is an invaluable opportunity .

The ‘required’ training for the endorsement, found in FAR 61.183 consists of:

  • Ground training in stall awareness, spin entry (incipient) and full developed spins

  • Training conducted in a Super Decathlon

  • One-on-one instruction

  • 2 sessions in the same day


Is this class for you?


Must have private pilot's license or better


Minimum flight total time of 100 hours


Student pilots


Less than 100 hours total flight time


Must have a current BFR or equivalent


Must have a current medical


your flight instructor

Terry Hagle

Chief Flight Instructor

Flight Training at Old Farts Fly is taught by our Chief Flight Instructor, Terry. A seasoned pilot, Terry holds an ATP, numerous type ratings, and 20,000 plus hours of aviation experience. As a CFMEI-I with single and multi-engine privileges, Terry has taught in all types of aircraft from Cubs to Turboprops. This Taildragging course is another awesome opportunity to pass on the skillset and aviation knowledge to the next generation of aviators.

What's required to start training?

We require full payment for each training reserved. Your payment is non-refundable if you cancel within 2 weeks of your reservation (hurricanes notwithstanding). If there is inclement weather we will reschedule for another date and time. Required to start:

  • A signed contract

  • Copy of your License

  • Copy of your Medical

  • The last page of your personal logbook

Once received, you’ll get an email confirming your reservation.

How much is the course?

The Spin Endorsement Training course is $370 including taxes and fees.

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