Tag Archives: IFR

Get That Clearance Right! Some Tips On Handling Difficult IFR Clearances

by Michael J. “Mick” Kaufman Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2918 issue In the February/March 2018 issue of Midwest Flyer Magazine, I wrote about IFR emergencies with a description of several I have personally experienced. For a well-trained pilot, … Continue reading

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Minimizing The Cost Of Instrument Training – Part II

by Harold Green This is the second of two articles intended to assist aspiring instrument pilots shorten their training time and hence safely reduce costs. The first article discussed pilot skills in flying the airplane. In this article, ways to … 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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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

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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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Can You Log PIC Flight Time In IMC Without An Instrument Rating?

by Gregory J. Reigel Attorney At Law According to a December 14, 2011 Legal Interpretation, yes! The FAA was presented with a scenario in which Pilot A and Pilot B both hold airplane single-engine land private pilot certificates. They fly … 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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Maintaining IFR Currency In Your Comfort Zone!

by Harold Green, CFII Maintaining legal IFR currency can be a challenge if we are not flying frequently. Hopefully this discussion will assist in reducing that challenge. First, let’s make a distinction between “legal” and “safe.” Legal is defined in … Continue reading

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GPS Via Apple’s iPad

by Robbie Culver When Apple released the iPad early in the spring of 2010, it rapidly became apparent that the new device offered unique capabilities for use in the cockpit. Since then, the iPad has begun to appear in many … Continue reading

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