IFR Fix | 2013, 02 19
It's the climactic moment of every instrument approach under actual instrument conditions: When will you find the runway--or components likely to lead to it very quickly--and switch over to visual references for landing?
IFR Fix | 2013, 02 08
Checking the chart to see what lies ahead along the airway, you scrutinize an intersection 14 miles distant, where another airway crosses. There's a difference in the low-altitude enroute chart's depiction of how each airway arrives at the fix.
IFR Fix | 2013, 02 01
Here's the plan. Fly the ILS RWY 5 approach to Lawrence (Mass.) Municipal Airport via the transition from the BEDDS compass locator. A distraction could complicate the task.
IFR Fix | 2013, 01 28
It wasn't supposed to be a difficult approach. Now, as you near decision height, you yearn for a glimpse of the threshold, runway markings, or the haloed gleam of a lighting system.
IFR Fix | 2013, 01 18
You have hardly raised the landing gear when you are on instruments, en route to the first fix. Then, is that engine roughness?
IFR Fix | 2013, 01 11
A question that stirred up much debate among instrument pilot readers is now academic. Readers who pondered whether a “NoPT” notation on an instrument approach procedure to Kingston-Ulster Airport in New York was valid or erroneous will now find that the IAP has been “deleted since last cycle.”
IFR Fix | 2013, 01 08
Here’s a chance to put your IFR knowledge to the test.
IFR Fix | 2013, 01 02
As New Year's resolutions go, this one is a lark: Fly two friends to a class reunion in Woodstock, N.Y., in the high-performance single that your FBO has just placed in service.
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