Any pilot who got an instrument rating in the last 25 years knows that part of the training requires a 250-NM (for airplanes) cross‑country flight under IFR. It is called the “long cross‑country” flight, although there’s no “short cross‑country” flight. That flight requires three approaches, but which three has been a source of confusion. The instrument cross-country training article in the current issue of IFR Magazine sorts it out. Read the story here.