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.
IFR Fix | 2014, 08 04
The Center controller who had issued the flight’s late-night IFR clearance heard the truncated transmission but thought little of it.
IFR Fix | 2014, 07 28
The arcing dashed arrow that ushers in the missed approach lends it a deceptively simple appearance, but there’s more here than greets the eye.
IFR Fix | 2014, 07 22
Spot quiz: What is the METAR/TAF code for smoke?
IFR Fix | 2014, 07 15
In the satellite age, it’s still true that the less precision exists for navigation, the more precise the flying must be.
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