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Tracking Changes

Before EFBs and apps displaying electronic terminal and en-route charts, we went through a monthly update ritual with paper charts. Every 28 days Jeppesen...

Coming In Handy

Your trip to Florida wasn’t what you envisioned when launching from Texas that morning in clear skies. But what matters is you made it...

Lake Crossing IFR

During the summer, many pilots in the Upper Midwest plan half-day flights for vacation, and it's inevitable that we have to contend with theGreat...

Threading Needles

It’s not fun trying to make a left turn out of my neighborhood. It exits onto a busy, six-lane road. There's no traffic light,...

Bearing to the Station

One friend of mine is a former Navy pilot who flew S-3 Vikings off carriers and commanded P-3 Orions. Despite such experience his transition...

When Ya Gotta Circle

It's a cloudy, breezy day, and you're flying the family from northern Iowa to Chanute in southeastern Kansas. Other than a headwind and a...

Old Vs. New ILS

When I first saw the approach chart for the ILS Y or LOC Y RWY 3 at Raleigh Executive Jetport at Sanford-Lee County, South...

In The Zone

Thanks to some typical spring weather in the air, it's cloudy, hazy, and breezy at Chadron Muni, Nebraska. But you're well briefed on what...

NA At Night

You planned this getaway weekend to Wise County, Virginia months ago. A cabin is ready. A rental car awaits you when you land at...

Readback: June 2021

Oxygen If You're Tired?I enjoyed Victor Vogel’s “Managing Fatigue” in your April issue. I have asked many people and read many articles. No one...

FLY A ROUND-ROBNN

We usually make these so you can fly them with or without a GPS in your sim, but that’s getting more difficult every day....

SURFACE CHARTS

Back in the old days of aviation weather, surface and upper-air charts were complicated things left to the forecasters. As a pilot, you made...