Archives: Instrument Flight

Single Pilot Resource Management (SRM)… The Plan and The Pilot

by Michael J. “Mick” Kaufman Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 issue In my column in the June/July 2018 issue, the title was “Single Pilot Resource Management” (SRM), which is a big topic. Included in that article was a … Continue reading

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Single Pilot Resource Management

by Michael J. “Mick” Kaufman Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2018 issue As pilots, we have all heard or seen references to the FAA terms crew resource management (CRM), single pilot resource management (SRM) and aeronautical decision-making (ADM). These … Continue reading

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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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Handling In-Flight Emergencies Flying IFR & What’s New In Anti-Ice Protection

by Michael J. “Mick” Kaufman Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2018 In this issue of Midwest Flyer Magazine, I will be discussing handling emergencies while flying under Instrument Flight Rules (IFR), and flying in icing conditions with anti-ice protection. … Continue reading

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Stabilized Approaches & Handling Autopilot Anomalies

by Michael J. “Mick” Kaufman Published in Midwest Flyer December 2017/January 2018 issue In my column for this issue of Midwest Flyer Magazine, I selected two topics that I think are of interest to our readers – “The Stabilized Approach” … Continue reading

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The Procedure Turn… When & How? Circle-To-Land Approaches… Safe or Unsafe?

by Michael J. “Mick” Kaufman Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue “The procedure turn” is a topic I have written about in the past, but due to some recent changes in approach procedures, it is a topic worth … Continue reading

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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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The Glide Path, Circling Approaches, The “Epic” Instrument Travel Machine & An ADS-B Breakthrough

by Michael J. “Mick” Kaufman Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2017 issue In the April/May 2017 issue of Midwest Flyer Magazine, I wrote about the way I do glideslope intercepts, and one of our readers brought an unknown fact … Continue reading

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Tips That Will Help You In Instrument Flying!

by Michael J. “Mick” Kaufman Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2017 It always saddens me to hear about aircraft accidents, but I always try to think of items to write about, which may help pilots avoid them in the … Continue reading

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Autopilot Mismanagement & Meet The “Snitch”

by Michael J. “Mick” Kaufman Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2017 issue After finishing my column for each issue of Midwest Flyer Magazine, I often wonder what I should write about in the next issue. A few days after … Continue reading

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