Tag Archives: Instrument Flight

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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Thoughts On Engine Failure During Takeoff

by Harold Green Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2020 issue In 2019, a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress crashed, apparently after attempting to return to the airport following an engine failure on takeoff. That brings up the question – when … Continue reading

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Working With ATC, Aircraft Icing & Type Specific Training

by Michael Kaufman I have received an email message from one of our readers with some interesting items I would like to share with you. Fellow pilot, Marty Coddington of Prior Lake, Minnesota, also opened the door for another discussion, which … 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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Instrument Flight Buttonology, Garmins & Weather Technology

by Michael Kaufman At press time, Wisconsin’s and the world’s biggest aviation event, “EAA AirVenture Oshkosh” was upon us, and we can all hope that it was a safe event as many pilots traveled long distances to get there. With … Continue reading

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Simulator Training Staying Current (and more important, competent) Without Burning Gas!

by Richard Morey, CFII The weather, the economic climate, and your schedule all seem to conspire to keep you grounded. This can be frustrating, especially if you need a few approaches to keep your instrument currency intact. The good news … Continue reading

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The Scan Knowing What To Glance At & When

by Richard Morey, CFII All instrument pilots have heard over and over again that the key to being a good instrument pilot is “the scan.” This seems simple enough, but simple does not mean easy. Developing a good scan technique … Continue reading

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