This article originally appeared in IFR Refresher, Oct. 2007.Aviation magazines that talk to instrument pilots seem to focus on the importance of currency as the critical element of a safe flight in the clouds. Here's a look at some of the building blocks to currency and what happens when they're ignored.
It's supposed to be a metric for currency and some of it is required. But filling in little boxes and columns seems so ... tedious. More
Mark Robidoux caught this postcard-perfect image of a seaplane in National Geographic light. Nice shot Mark.