Dangerous Radar Data

Another season of turbulent spring weather is just ahead, so it’s a good time to go over storm safety. We’ll do that once again...

More Hide and Seek

Flight-planning your Washingtonstate mini-vacation taught you a lot about identifying obstacles on approach. Overall, IFR into Deer Park won’t be too onerous for terrain...

VORs in the G1000

Garmin has sold over 16,000 Garmin G1000 units since its introduction in 2003. Properly used, a G1000 can make you look mighty good trekking...

Dead Reckoning in IFR

GPS in general aviation aircraft has become ubiquitous. So much so that the FAA’s move to a Performance Based Navigation (PBN) world based primarily...

ICAO Flight Plan, Again

August 2019, marked the end of the FAA Domestic Flight Plan. The ICAO Flight Plan form is required in the U.S. for all VFR...

VFR Separation

Flying is a great joy. There is plenty of airspace on the planet for all of us to go our own way and still...

Remarks: Conservatism

Back in the January issue, my Remarks outlined how I try to look at my flying choices through the lens of an accident report...