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Low Temperature IFR Approaches

The art of altimetry takes on new meaning executing IAPs when the weather turns cold.

The Mysteries Of Altimetry

When in IMC, out of the six-pack instruments or its equivalent in glass, the altimeter is perhaps the most important one followed closely by the attitude indicator. However, theres more to understanding the significance of the information than reading needles and numbers.

New Course, Instructor At King Schools

John and Martha King announced the launch of a completely redone version of the King Schools online instrument rating test prep course at Sun n Fun 2019. According to the Kings, the newest version of the course adds extensive discussions of risk management interwoven throughout the course in accordance with the new Instrument Rating Airmen Certification Standards (ACS).

Podcast: 2019 FAA National Flight Instructor Of The Year Talks Training

With the number of new apps, autopilots and glass cockpit technologies available, some instructors are choosing to specialize in teaching pilots how to use them safely. AVweb say down with PilotSafety.org founder and 2019 FAA National Flight Instructor of the Year Gary Reeves to talk about his approach to training, technology and pilot safety.

Commuter Jet Landed On Infield

The NTSB says a United Express Embraer 145 that ended up off the runway at Presque Isle, Maine, in early March also started there.

Not-In-The-Book IFR Escapades

Pro pilots tell us that it's not the difficulties we train for that will get us. It's the ones we can't train for. Here are seven examples of IFR pilots who coped with the unexpected. What would you have done?

Runway Markings

As instrument pilots we are aware of many things that are important to safe flying. Of the many critical items, one that often gets neglected is runway markings—literally the paint" on the runway

Top Letters And Comments, February 22, 2019

This week's letters brought comments from readers about Meigs Field, drone noise, registration trusts, the Garmin GPS 155 and EASA's competency-based instrument rating opinion.

Garmin GPS 155 TSO Turns 25

We take it for granted today, but 25 years ago a GPS navigator approved for non-precision instrument approaches was big thing-and Garmin's GPS 155 TSO was the first.

Top Letters And Comments, February 8, 2019

This week's letters brought comments from readers about drones, airshow accidents, the passing of Rosemary Mariner, obtaining clearances and winter flying.

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Two Tragic Accidents And We’re Arguing About Sim Time?

You'd think Boeing would try belt and suspenders this time. But for the revised MAX, it wants to again try what already didn't work.

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