Round Dials To Tapes

While it’s not quite inevitable that we abandon round dials for EFIS featuring airspeed and altitude tapes, it’s happening more every day. Can you make the transition?

Recently we heard from a salty aviator having trouble flying his Aspen PFD even though he’s had it for years. Adding to his frustration, he can fly his legacy round-dial instruments accurately. He believes he’s not alone, and he’s right. What’s going on? Superficially, you wouldn’t expect much difference between round dials and vertical tapes. […]
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