IFR Fix | 2014, 05 12
Descending in moderate turbulence through multiple cloud decks, the two pilots, who are unfamiliar with the destination airport and local approach architecture, are all business.
IFR Fix | 2014, 05 06
Pop quiz: What are you expected to say when picking up your clearance if you have filed a route, but revised it before departure?
IFR Fix | 2014, 04 28
After an instrument proficiency check lesson, your instructor gives a blow-by-blow critique of your flying. He wants to fly again before signing you off. You can’t resist mentioning that your flying never exceeded instrument rating practical test tolerances.
IFR Fix | 2014, 04 22
There is another aircraft nearby, and its pilot is going to unusual lengths to keep you in sight.
IFR Fix | 2014, 04 14
Discussing the pros and cons of possible routes, your CFII poses an unexpected question: “What is an air traffic clearance?”
IFR Fix | 2014, 04 08
The clouds were angry, but the passenger was angrier.
IFR Fix | 2014, 04 01
When the CDI became fully deflected, time was up for troubleshooting a glitchy GPS.
IFR Fix | 2014, 03 25
If the decision to take off was made knowing that no return to the departure airport was possible, what’s the backup plan?
IFR Fix | 2014, 03 18
CFIIs seeking material to use when administering instrument proficiency checks should note the results of the March 11 poll question.
IFR Fix | 2014, 03 11
At 500 feet per minute and 95 knots of groundspeed in the windless conditions, was the altitude gain per nautical mile sufficient?
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