Tag Archives: Bonanza/Baron Pilot Training

Human Factors & Instrument Flight A Decade Ago

by Michael J. “Mick” Kaufman © 2021 October. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine Online October/November 2021 Issue I have been quite active during the summer months doing accelerated instrument training and reviewing and updating my PowerPoint presentations for … Continue reading

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The Human Factors In Instrument Flying

by Michael J. “Mick” Kaufman Copyright 2021. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2021 online issue I recently watched a video presentation by AOPA on the “Impossible Turn,” and it brought back some memories of the movie I … Continue reading

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Richland Center Dedicates New Terminal Building, Honors Local Pilot!

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2021 Online Issue RICHLAND CENTER, WIS. – A new terminal building was dedicated April 25, 2021 at Richland Airport (93C), Richland Center, Wisconsin, replacing one of the last vintage terminal buildings in the state. … Continue reading

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Using The “E-Word”

by Michael J. “Mick” Kaufman @August 2020 All rights reserved. Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue Many years ago, while walking through a flight school, I overheard an instructor briefing a primary student, and the instructor was telling … Continue reading

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No ADS-B Out? Where Can I Go? Also, Handling Distractions In The Cockpit!

by Michael J. “Mick” Kaufman Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2020 issue As I am writing this article, there is doom and gloom as the world seems to be shut down for the Coronavirus Pandemic. I am anxious to … Continue reading

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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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Human Factors, Angle of Attack Indicators & Buttonology

by Michael J. “Mick” Kaufman Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2019/January 2020 issue In my column in the October/November 2019 issue of Midwest Flyer Magazine, I wrote about the importance of knowing your navigation equipment and interfaces, and I … Continue reading

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The Mini Garmin GTN-650 & Take-Off Minimums

by Michael J. “Mick” Kaufman Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2019 issue I have had the opportunity to fly some of the most sophisticated aircraft in the industry while instructing customers. Aircraft with state-of-the-art avionics. So, when it came … Continue reading

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Realizing That Avionics Anomalies Can Occur

by Michael J. “Mick” Kaufman Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2019 issue As an active flight instructor, I always continue to learn, and periodically I see something I have never seen before. I have seen autopilot failures and electronic … Continue reading

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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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