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Features May 2018 Issue

In the Face of the Feds

In the Face of the Feds

Who cares if itís legal? This is the sim. Yet a few of these techniques could pay off nicely in the real world. Good luck with this one...

Feedback on our sim challenges has been masochistic appreciation of nasty stepdowns and harsh tailwinds. This time weíll build on that by doing stepdowns with a twistóliterally. One of our approaches is a head-scratching DME arc to the missed approach at Martin State Airport (KMTN). Itís a constantly changing final approach course from the days before cool RNP. And itís available to anyone with a real VOR and DME ... or maybe even GPS.

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