Tag Archives: GPS

Circle-To-Land Approaches (Continued) & The Holding Pattern Examined

by Michael J. “Mick” Kaufman Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 issue In the June/July 2017 issue of Midwest Flyer Magazine, I addressed the topic of “circle-to-land” approaches and some of my comments were for pilots to avoid them … Continue reading

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GPS Approaches & WAAS, Glide-Slope Intercepts & Portable Electronic Devices

by Michael J. “Mick” Kaufman In my previous column, I concluded a series on the procedure turn – when to do one and how to eliminate doing one illegally according to FAA protocol. A short time ago, I received a … Continue reading

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The Ins & Outs of ADS-B & The Stratus-ForeFlight System

by Michael “Mick” Kaufman In the last issue of Midwest Flyer Magazine, I dedicated part of the column to type-specific flight training for which I will add an additional comment in this issue. Several issues back, I mentioned flying with … Continue reading

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Interfacing Our Avionics & iPads, ATC, Synthetic Vision & More!

by Michael J. “Mick” Kaufman My column for this issue will address several topics related to instrument flying. I will cover an avionics interfacing problem and how it was solved with an interesting story from one of our readers. An … Continue reading

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What’s next for NextGen?

by Craig L. Fuller President & CEO Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association A few weeks ago, I had the privilege of testifying before Congress about the state of NextGen. Members of the House Transportation and Infrastructure’s Aviation Subcommittee wanted to know … Continue reading

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Non-Competing Operating Procedures For Avionics

by Michael Kaufman If anyone had a new aviation product to introduce to the public, the two places to do it would be at EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, or Sun-n-Fun in Lakeland, Florida, depending on the time of year. … Continue reading

Posted in Columns, Columns, Instrument Flight, October/November 2012 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Commentary On Advanced Avionics

by Harold Green We are currently in the throes of a general aviation revolution. We have airplanes that cruise comfortably at 24,000 feet at well over 200 knots, have a range approaching 1,000 miles, come equipped with ice prevention, and … Continue reading

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Instrument Flight Buttonology, Garmins & Weather Technology

by Michael Kaufman At press time, Wisconsin’s and the world’s biggest aviation event, “EAA AirVenture Oshkosh” was upon us, and we can all hope that it was a safe event as many pilots traveled long distances to get there. With … Continue reading

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Instrument Flying, Today & Tomorrow

by Michael Kaufman With the summer flying season just beginning, I would like to mention some aviation safety seminars before continuing the topic on GPS and instrument flying in this column. Every two years, the FAA, Wisconsin Bureau of Aeronautics, … Continue reading

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A Surfeit of Data

by Harold Green These days we suffer from a surfeit of data. There seems to be two sources. Pilots themselves and the advent of more advanced electronics. The even more advanced electronics of the glass cockpit is a subject for … Continue reading

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