If you think shooting any ol’ ILS to minimums is straightforward, think again. Fly into the mountainous and foggy Southern Vermont Regional Airport and learn why there’s a lot more to it than just following a glideslope to minimums.
This course qualifies for the AOPA Accident Forgiveness credit
How low can you go? If words like “LNAV” and “LPV” have you feeling confused, you’re not alone! Take our IFR quiz to learn more about the different types of GPS approach minima before your next IFR flight.
Convective seasons is upon us, which means thunderstorms are a potential hazard on every flight. Test your real world knowledge of thunderstorms and how to safely avoid them using our brand new safety quiz!
You are level at 8,000 feet and receive the following clearance from ATC: "Proceed direct CEC VOR, cleared VOR/DME Runway 35 approach, report procedure turn inbound." Although the instructions are clear, the procedure is decidedly less so. Take the quiz and see if you’re ready for the challenge!
Far too many accidents have occurred due to pilots who ignore published ODPs or fail to adhere to them correctly. Learn more about this often overlooked procedure and why you should always consider making it standard for every IFR departure.
Cheyenne, WY (CYS) may see good weather for most of the year, but when the time comes to shoot the challenging ILS or LOC approach into Runway 27, will you be ready?
Hartford-Brainard Airport (HFD) is home to one of the most unusual instrument approaches in the world. Try your hand at the LDA approach and see if you have the skills to find the runway in IMC!
Approx. 10 mins
No matter the aircraft, all have their limitations and none are completely immune from icing. This is especially true for GA aircraft not approved for “known icing.” Take a flight up the East Coast in an IFR-equipped Cessna 172RG and consider what you would do when faced with the icing conditions on this flight.
Aeronautical Decision Making,
Cold Weather Operations,
A flight review is a great way to refresh your piloting knowledge and ensure you are up to date on any changes since your last flight review or checkride. Be prepared before you meet with your CFI by taking this quiz!
Pilot Proficiency and the Flight Review
Today, you will be flying your Cessna 182 from Burlington, VT (BTV), to Nantucket, MA (ACK), to enjoy the fall weather. But Nantucket being Nantucket, you'll have fog to contend with. Is your IFR knowledge up for the challenge?
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