Sporty's Air Facts Instrument Flying Tips

Sporty's Air Facts Instrument Flying Tips

Sporty's Air Facts Instrument Flying Tips DVD VIDEO MOVIE IFR ILS strategies + 





Air Facts: Instrument Flying Tips
Includes 6 Air Facts Titles
In addition to hand/eye coordination, instrument flying is also a mental exercise. Collins illustrates how to develop your own IFR strategies and tactics so you can manage the dynamic IFR environment like a pro. Perfect for new IFR students and an excellent refresher. (30 min.)
Illustrates the finer points of flying ILS approaches. Collins points out factors that affect ILS approaches such as headwinds, tailwinds, visibility, on-board equipment, flying technique and more. See how a little advanced planning makes it easy to stay ahead of the airplane and makes the entire approach and landing or missed approach go smoothly. (31 min.)
Unlike an ILS, a non-precision approach doesn’t provide vertical guidance, so the pressure on the pilot increases significantly. Managing the risks on non-precision approaches is, for the most part, simply a matter of planning ahead and being aware of any special requirements on the approach. Step-downs, dog-legs, equipment requirements and more are all addressed. (30 min.)
Keeping current and staying proficient are two very different things, so a good Instrument Proficiency Check is critical. Discusses many common pitfalls of IFR flight and demonstrates how to avoid them by getting the IPC you deserve. Provides a great review of basic currency rules, fuel and alternative minimums, etc. (25 min.)
Learn how to administer your own “self-exam” to monitor your skills. Collins draws on decades of experience to illustrate the hazards of being too confident in your abilities. He then shows how to develop a scoring system to determine whether you are really ready for your next IFR flight or when it may be time for a refresher. Offers a wealth of advice and encourages the viewer to “score” themselves on each flight. (29 min.)
Examines how darkness affects each phase of night IFR and offers strategies to improve the safety of these flights. Special equipment, charts, approaches, autopilots, GPS and avionics are all discussed as well as human factors. A little extra effort and training can help make every night IFR flight successful. (28 min.)

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