GPS in the IFR System: A Guide from the Ground Up

Despite the proliferation of GPS in IFR applications during the past few years, many instrument pilots are afraid of anything that happens after they hit the power switch. Jeremy Jankowski explores some of the information that every pilot who uses GPS in the IFR system should know, including the importance of RAIM, what goes on behind the scenes during a GPS approach, and some of the ways to utilize GPS to its maximum potential in some less-than-ideal situations.

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