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.
IFR Fix | 2014, 07 08
Raw-data aviation remains relevant in one respect: No one ever said that pilots flying raw-data approaches had sacrificed their airmanship on the altar of technology.
IFR Fix | 2014, 06 30
The trip’s unraveling began when approach control called with an amended IFR clearance, producing instant pandemonium in the complacent cockpit.
IFR Fix | 2014, 06 24
“Look out for Bud,” was all an instructor had to say to a trainee. Bud had unknowingly become a see-and-avoid metaphor for countless aviators.
IFR Fix | 2014, 06 17
Quiz: After a pilot changes airspeed in a standard-rate turn, is more or less bank needed to maintain the turn?
IFR Fix | 2014, 06 09
When sizing up a thunderstorm from a distance, what are the most important visual aspects?
IFR Fix | 2014, 06 02
Technology in the cockpit is only as good as the pilot operating it. Are you managing your avionics, or letting the technology manage you?
IFR Fix | 2014, 05 27
The pilot has just started a level-off at the assigned altitude when departure control calls with an unexpected request.
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