Features February 2013 Issue
Fine Tune Your ILS
The weather gods may mock your attempt to center the needles, but there are some tricks to anticipate and react to the worst they can throw at you.
My instrument instructor was a glass half-full kind of guy. His response to my first ILS was, “Well, at least there is room for improvement.” An ILS became the one approach I most dreaded. But now that I’ve got a bunch of ‘em under my belt, it’s actually the approach I prefer. How’d I get there? I’m glad you asked.