Tag Archives: Autopilots
Autopilots On My Brain!
by Michael J. “Mick” Kaufman Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2020 issue In recent weeks, I have been helping one of our Midwest Flyer Magazine readers in Brazil troubleshoot a chronic autopilot problem. I have seen many autopilot issues … Continue reading
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
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
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
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