Readback August 2012 Issue
Readback: August 2012
IFR Lite? Are You Kidding?I enjoyed Mr. Thorpe’s well-balanced article comparing IFR training in the U.S. and the U.K. (“European IFR Changes” June 2012 IFR). I would, however, like to comment on two of his statements.
First, the En Route IR ticket, which “lets a pilot depart and arrive visually with a trip through IFR or low visibility in between” strikes me as an invitation for accidents. How many times have we flown when the actual