Tag Archives: VFR

Some Cross-Country Basics

by Dan McDowell Imagine the beauty to be seen as the fall colors stretch for miles before you. The beauty of flight enhanced by the beauty of the season provides the opportunity for the renewal of the passion for aviation … Continue reading

Posted in Columns, Columns, MN Aeronautics Bulletin, October/November 2012 | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

News & Information You’ll Want To Know In Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska & Iowa

by Yasmina Platt, Manager AOPA Central Southwest Region Even as the last piece of state legislation for 2012 in the Central Region was signed in July, AOPA started working on next year’s initiatives. I will have more details to share … Continue reading

Posted in AOPA, AOPA Great Lakes Report, Columns, Columns, October/November 2012 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Beware & Be Aware!

by Harold Green The focus of this discussion is operations in a non-towered airport environment. Please note that the use of the term “non-towered,” rather than uncontrolled is deliberate. That’s because in effect non-towered airports are really pilot-controlled. This system … Continue reading

Posted in Columns, June/July 2012, Pilot Proficiency | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Surfeit of Data

by Harold Green These days we suffer from a surfeit of data. There seems to be two sources. Pilots themselves and the advent of more advanced electronics. The even more advanced electronics of the glass cockpit is a subject for … Continue reading

Posted in April/May 2012, Columns, Columns, Flight Safety, Pilot Proficiency | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

VFR Navigational Situational Awareness Or, You Are The Center of Your Own Universe

by Harold Green, CFII Situational awareness includes many considerations. The issues discussed here are a few of those that seem to be common among both students and certificated pilots. Navigational orientation is our perception of where we are relative to … Continue reading

Posted in Aug/Sept 2011, Columns, Instrument Flight | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment