Instrument Flight

Sim Time Shootdown: Our Own Worst Enemy »

For awhile there, it looked like more credit for ATD time would make instrument ratings more affordable. But nope. More

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When the Chatter Ceases »

Peace and quiet is something that every parent has longed for at some time or another. A lack of chatter is not so great when in the clouds and... More

ATC Pitfalls —... »

Effective communication between pilots and controllers is at the heart of safe operations in our National Airspace System. It means listening and... More

Unpublished Holds »

There are situations where you'll be blithely minding your own IFR business and hear ATC say, "… I have holding instructions for you. Advise ready to... More

When It All Goes Dark »

Aircraft electrical system failures are serious, but not usually life-threatening emergencies. Here's how to handle them expediently and safely. More