January 2007 Issue

Five ILS Gotchas

Flying the ILS isnít rocket science, but there are a few mistakes pilots regularly make. Knowing what they are and how to prevent them can keep you out of the weeds.

How are your ILS approaches going? As the saying goes, it takes practice to make perfect, or even to keep current. The reward is the nice feeling and confidence boost received once you lock onto an actual-weather ILS approach, especially one you know from the beginning is going to turn out to be precise.

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