Your IFR Moments »

IFR magazine asked its readers to contribute defining moments of IFR flying. Here are a few where the moment was made by the company as much as the flight. More

Defensive IFR »

Sure, controllers work for the FAA. But that doesn't mean all clearances and directives have to be followed. Here's how to refuse a bad clearance. More

Inside the Chart Factory »

Anyone who has used a set of Jeppesen charts has probably been annoyed at the time and effort needed to file those "revisions." But if you think about it, wasn't there someone who had to sort those charts to send to you? Or is it all automated? Come take a look behind the scenes at Jeppesen. More

NATCA Responds to the FAA »

NATCA President John Carr held a conference call Thursday afternoon (June 2, 2005) with reporters to discuss the FAA's report on the New York TRACON. This is the text of his opening statement, provided to AVweb by NATCA. More

Set Up For Success »

Sure you fly the gauges. The trick is to flow the entire panel with a procedure in mind. (This article originally appeared in the July 2002 issue of IFR Magazine and is reprinted here by permission.) More

Flying The Summer Low »

A wimpy winter evolved into a wet, cold spring above the Mason-Dixon line, with plenty of low-pressure systems to entertain instrument pilots. (This article originally appeared in the July 2002 issue of IFR Refresher and is reprinted here by permission.) More

The Perils Of GPS »

GPS navigation systems are intended to increase the safety of instrument flight and greatly enhance our capabilities. It doesn't always work that way. (This article originally appeared in the October 2002 issue of IFR Refresher and is reprinted here by permission.) More

Try To Fly A Real Recovery »

Turbulence and sloppy aircraft control can produce an upset in the instrument environment, and we need to practice recovery. Here are tips. (This article originally appeared in the September 2002 issue of IFR Refresher and is reprinted here by permission.) More

On Situational Awareness »

Do you find yourself baffled by what's going on around you? The clues to ATC's next move are there for the listening. The author uses the fatal 1991 collision of a USAir 737 and a Skywest Metroliner at LAX as an instructive example. More

Segments Of The Approach »

Do you want to understand the segments of an approach? As the staff of IFR Refresher show, it's simple -- just design a fictitious IAP from scratch and you'll never forget. More