Tag Archives: Instrument Flight Instructor

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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X, Y, Z Approaches Part II, ATC Communications & How To Amend A Reroute Clearance On The 430/530

by Michael J. “Mick” Kaufman In this issue of Midwest Flyer Magazine, I would like to add more insight into one of the topics I covered in the last issue on the puzzle of X, Y, Z approaches. A new … Continue reading

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The Basics of Spatial Disorientation

Spatial disorientation can be defined quite simply as the inability to correctly orient oneself with respect to the earth’s surface. It is caused by a variety of sensory illusions. Pilots are especially vulnerable at night and in certain weather conditions. … Continue reading

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Making A Difference… Doc Mosher Receives Navy League’s Aviation Excellence Award

by Ed Leineweber EAA AirVenture Oshkosh is often the venue for “firsts,” as well as a place to honor tradition and decades-long service. The 3rd Annual Aviation Celebration staged by several Midwest chapters of the U.S. Navy League captured both … Continue reading

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