Tag Archives: Autopilots

A Surprise On The Missed Approach

by Capt. Michael J. “Mick” Kaufman Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2020 issue When doing instrument flight training in Instrument Meteorological Conditions (IMC), one can never know what to expect. I have in previous columns emphasized the importance of being … Continue reading

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Innovation Is In Our DNA

by Mark Baker AOPA President & CEO Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2019 issue Powered flight is one of if not the greatest innovations in the history of humanity. For thousands of years, people looked at birds and wondered … 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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Autopilots – Part III How To Use A Flight Director

by Michael Kaufman This is the third article in a continuing series I have been writing on “autopilots.” Since beginning this series, I have encountered more issues with malfunctioning autopilots than in the previous 40 years I have been flying … Continue reading

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Autopilots Part II… My Favorite Autopilots!

by Michael Kaufman, CFII If you have not had the chance to read the article on autopilots in the June/July 2011 issue of Midwest Flyer Magazine, please do so as this is a continuation of that article (www.midwestflyer.com). Since writing … Continue reading

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