Tag Archives: VOR

The People, Technicians & Pilots Behind Our Navaids

by Dave Weiman Published by Midwest Flyer – February/March 2019 issue As pilots, we fly along, day in and day out, and at night, using a variety of navigational aids (navaids) including Automated Weather Observing Systems (AWOS); Very High Frequency … Continue reading

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A Commentary On Advanced Avionics

by Harold Green We are currently in the throes of a general aviation revolution. We have airplanes that cruise comfortably at 24,000 feet at well over 200 knots, have a range approaching 1,000 miles, come equipped with ice prevention, and … 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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