January 26, 2010 | by John Jordan

My friends and colleagues know I have three passions in life: running the winery, flying airplanes and bass fishing.

Every January, I get to partake in one of the less-exciting aspects of being a pilot and operating a business jet: FlightSafety International training at the Long Beach Learning Center. FlightSafety is the world’s leading aviation training company, and all operators of transport-category aircraft are required to take annual tests with simulators and other training devices to ensure proficiency and, of course, passenger safety.

Here’s a quick mino flip video from my FlightSafety training last week.