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Training Tip: Be ready

Readiness is the key to any clearance: If you are cleared for takeoff, take off!

Jun 29, 2015

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FAA plans to discontinue printed WACs

An FAA notice of policy to discontinue World Aeronautical Charts without a public comment period concerns AOPA because charting changes could affect flight safety.

Jun 25, 2015 | comments

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Aspen buys leading GPS chip distributor

Aspen Avionics solidified its position as a major player in the general aviation avionics world with the acquisition on June 19 of GPS chip distributor Accord Technology, LLC.

Jun 24, 2015
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RNAV

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P&E: On Instruments

Let’s talk about nonprecision approaches: those without glideslope or other vertical guidance.

Jun 10, 2015

Pilot Magazine

10 jet pilot errors

After thousands of hours of instruction given to new jet pilots, certain patterns in errors and knowledge gaps become apparent.

Jan 09, 2015

Pilot Magazine

Mentor Matters: Approach loading tricks

The seemingly simple act of loading an approach into a modern flight deck has a few subtleties that can cause problems for even experienced pilots.

Jul 31, 2014
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Pilot Getaways: Mineral Canyon, Utah

The most profound reason to visit Mineral Canyon is simply to experience the natural wonder of the picturesque, river-worn canyons. The canyons are a spectacle to behold from the air.

Mar 09, 2015 | comments

Pilot Magazine

P&E On Instruments

What’s the most invaluable instrument in the cockpit?

Jan 09, 2015

Pilot Magazine

10 jet pilot errors

After thousands of hours of instruction given to new jet pilots, certain patterns in errors and knowledge gaps become apparent.

Jan 09, 2015
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Victor Airways

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P&E On Instruments

What’s the most invaluable instrument in the cockpit?

Jan 09, 2015

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New Garmin release enhances 'connected cockpit'

Garmin, training its sights anew on “the connected cockpit,” announced the availability of the Flight Stream 110/210 Bluetooth wireless gateway.

Dec 03, 2014

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Training Tip: Monitoring mountain obscuration

Whether you will cross numerous ridgelines, or climb to altitudes close to your aircraft’s limits, mountain obscuration is a potential hazard for VFR operations.

Jul 28, 2014
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Training Tip: Be ready

Readiness is the key to any clearance: If you are cleared for takeoff, take off!

Jun 29, 2015

Pilot Magazine

P&E: On Instruments

Let’s talk about nonprecision approaches: those without glideslope or other vertical guidance.

Jun 10, 2015

Pilot Magazine

Proficient Pilot: Rules, rules, rules

I never thought that I would write a column favoring regulation, but just think where we would be without the legal guidelines that help to protect us from ourselves and each other.

Jun 03, 2015
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WAAS

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P&E: ADS-B

Today, however, there’s a lot of uncertainty about ADS-B, and many aircraft owners and pilots are understandably confused. We’re going to do our best to change that.

Jun 10, 2015

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Garmin re-brands ADS-B line

Garmin International Inc. announced March 12 the rebranding of various Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast devices designed for general aviation.

Mar 18, 2015 | comments

IFR Fix

IFR Fix: One hour to burn

What would you choose to work on if offered a complimentary hour to tackle the IFR proficiency challenge of your choice?

Feb 02, 2015
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