Redbird Pro Early Look

Announced with great fanfare at Sun-n-Fun, Redbird Pro promises a guided path to maintaining proficiency. Early versions offer promise but aren’t there yet.

When your instrument ticket was brand new your skills were ultra-sharp. But over time, winter doldrums, aircraft maintenance, etc. that proficiency atrophied. Indeed, research backs up the “use it or lose it” proficiency adage—see the sidebar. Flying in IMC is unforgiving, with the chance of an occupant perishing in an accident nine times higher than […]
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