IFR Fix | 2014, 10 10
Some weather, a self-inflicted communications glitch, and the distraction of diverting had forged the error chain.
IFR Fix | 2014, 10 06
You describe the current and forecast conditions, taking pains to note that despite the early-fall warmth, you made sure to check the freezing level.
IFR Fix | 2014, 09 30
Even brief flight under actual conditions can expose how well your basic instrument flying is serving.
IFR Fix | 2014, 09 23
What a pilot gleans from a PAPI’s white and red lights depends on other design features of the approach, reviewed and noted during preflight planning.
IFR Fix | 2014, 09 17
A VFR pilot enters instrument conditions shortly after takeoff. Air traffic control gets an instructor on the ground involved to help talk the pilot through the serious situation to narrowly avert tragedy.
IFR Fix | 2014, 09 09
On a second inspection, the numbers do make sense.
IFR Fix | 2014, 09 02
Spatial disorientation? Isn’t that only a hazard for VFR pilots?
IFR Fix | 2014, 08 22
When it comes to establishing personal minimums, you need a working definition of the term.
IFR Fix | 2014, 08 19
If it’s been a while, try starting your next proficiency session by getting the weather with a pad, not the iPad.
IFR Fix | 2014, 08 12
The Skyhawk’s cockpit is sweltering as the pilot monitors the engine oil temperature and waits for the center controller to call.
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