Features August 2012 Issue
Direct to a fix with /U
Itís a tough IFR world for /U aircraft out there. ATC issues direct clearances assuming the pilot has an IFR-legal GPS. But there are a few tricks even without approved RNAV.
Flying the system without an IFR GPS these days can be a frustrating experience. Youíre plodding along the airways while you listen to more-equipped birds getting time-saving directs off-route.