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IFR Fix: A glint of sunlight

IFR Fix | Aug 19, 2013

Now it’s clear why your instrument instructor asked you for confirmation that all your nav systems were working for today’s proficiency flight. You’ll need a full panel to complete the ILS RWY 5 approach to Anniston (Ala.) Regional Airport.

One-on-one type training

Pilot Magazine | Aug 01, 2013

The vast majority of my training in turbine airplanes has been simulator-based, and conducted at facilities run by CAE/Simuflite, FlightSafety International, CAE, and Simcom. The training was excellent, with a daily mix of formal classroom sessions and time spent in the simulators.

VOR in Burlington, Wis., proposed for shutdown

Article | Jul 29, 2013

The FAA has proposed to decommission the Burbun VOR, a facility that serves the Burlington (Wis.) Municipal Airport.

Apps can help you learn aircraft instruments

Article | Jul 29, 2013

Going long periods of time between flight lessons or personal flights? Check out these apps that simulate the flight and radio navigation instruments in common aircraft to help keep your skills sharp.

IFR Fix: Full steam ahead?

Article | Jul 23, 2013

How should an instrument trainee choose between a "steam gauge" aircraft and a glass cockpit?

IFR Fix: Between SATAN and SCUPP

Article | Jul 10, 2013

Don't let your IFR destination become your destiny.

FAA proposes Northeast airway modifications

Article | Jul 09, 2013

The FAA has released a proposal that would offer modifications to several airways in the northeast upon the decommissioning of the Lake Henry VOR.

IFR Fix: Taming task saturation

Article | Jul 01, 2013

As your task-saturation rises, nothing maintains your focus and situational awareness like a well-practiced habit pattern.

Avionics: Who are you talking to?

Pilot Magazine | Jul 01, 2013

There's a momentary doubt each time we check in on a new frequency: Did I hear it right? Did I dial it in correctly? Was I given the proper frequency? Garmin's new radios, the GNC 255A nav/com and the GTR 225 com, take away any uncertainty.