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Features November 2012 Issue

IFR Under Pressure

We’re not talking about the anxiety of a slam-dunk vector. The subtleties of the mundane altimeter setting really matter—especially for IFR in the high hills.

We’re not talking about the anxiety of a slam-dunk vector. The subtleties of the mundane altimeter setting really matter—especially for IFR in the high hills.Of all of the weather elements measured by sensors located at airports, atmospheric pressure is perhaps the most important—and the least appreciated—for IFR pilots. Without it, pilots have no way to establish their height above the earth’s surface with real certainty. …

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