This article originally appeared in IFR magazine, Mar. 2006.In spite of the avalanche of stern e-mail that's sure to come, let me start with my core position: Flight planning is dead. I can hear it already, "Boy, didn't they teach you that you should 'plan your flight, and fly your plan?' " They sure did. But there is flight planning and then there is flight planning -- minutia versus common sense.
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