Instrument Flight

IFR Practice Approaches »

You and your safety pilot always need to have the same plan in mind, but you also can fly them solo when conditions are right. More

More Instrument Flight Articles

Night Disorientation »

Only days out of training a young pilot was seduced by the black hole syndrome that has claimed too many unwary flyers. More

Filling in the Gaps »

Even if you’ve missed some key details in your flight planning, ATC can help keep you out of trouble. But, you should do your part, too. More

Why Smart Pilots Crash »

Stress and the demands of multitasking are predictable distractions. Knowing solutions in advance helps simplify decision making. More

IFR En Route... »

Bored and restless in your seat as you wile away the hours on the en route phase of a long trip? Consider the following to keep you alert. More

GPS Makes Us Lazy »

If you’re always flying the magenta line and arriving via pre-loaded RNAV approaches, maybe you’re not working hard enough. In the process,... More

Timed-Out Takeoffs »

Your decision to abort, return or continue if there’s a problem may get complicated by a clearance void time. It shouldn’t. More