Instrument Flight

Hey! Why's the Horizon Over There? »

It's happened to every pilot at some time or another—suddenly the airplane isn't doing what the pilot intends. Most of the time recovery is routine. Here's what to do when the upset is serious. More

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Transition to Glass »

IFR Refresher and IFR Magazine have kept pace with the glass invasion over the years and many articles have appeared to help pilots safely master these new... More

Your IFR Ticket: The First... »

The first year following the instrument rating checkride is a critical one. For too many pilots, the checkride represents a high point in skills and... More

Are Personal Minimums... »

Maybe they're really just personal demons by another name. But I've never found them particularly compelling. More

When ATC Says 'Unable' »

Judgment is the cornerstone of the air traffic control profession. This basic trait, common among thousands of successful air traffic controllers worldwide,... More