Alternate Airports

Why select an alternate? When filing an IFR flight plan, when are you required to select an alternate airport?  Practically speaking, if the weather at your destination is anywhere close to minimums, there is a possibility that the weather will deteriorate further by the time you arrive, and you will be unable to see the runway … More Alternate Airports

Instrument Flying Introduction

Both private pilots and beginning instrument pilots need to master basic aircraft control using references to the instruments alone.  This video teaches the hub and spoke method of scanning the instruments.  For all maneuvers, this method involves setting the general airplane configuration using the attitude indicator, and then using the other instruments to make sure … More Instrument Flying Introduction