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Features January 2017 Issue

The Spartan Approach

The Spartan Approach

When your destination airport has sketchy details and skimpy runways, youíll want to look at more than the approach chart. Have a calculator handy, too.

Youíre eager for your day trip to meet the gang and head to East Lansing, Michigan for a Spartans football gameóprovided you can get yourself to Tecumseh, southeast of Michigan State University. No big deal; itís less than two hoursí flight from your home base and youíre in your trusty Cessna 182. So far so good, until you actually see whatís in store for you.

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