IR(R) Training Log: Lesson 7

After my epic last lesson about ADF tracking and NDB approaches it was time to do... some more NDB approaches! Jerry has booked G-BNVE, a 180hp PA-28 with nice Garmin 530/430 avionics, perfect for IFR flying! The only thing was that I had no idea how to use those things... I promise that his blog …

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IR(R) Training Log: Lesson 5 & 6

After mastering VOR tracking in my last lesson it was now time to master ADF tracking. ADF stands for Automatic Direction Finder and it's device in aircraft used to track NDBs, which in turn stands for Non-Directional Beacon.  Once that's done it was time to try my first instrument approach... but first things first: Disclaimer This post contains a truckload of 'published' information …

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