February 2011 Issue

Prepping For The IPC

While getting through an Instrument Proficiency Check doesn’t require superhuman effort, you should take the opportunity to actually learn something.

November 12345, cross 20 southeast of the Nashville VOR at 4000…." "Maintain best speed to the outer marker…." "Hold as published, expect further clearance at one-five past the hour…." "Radar contact lost, intercept Victor 509, report crossing NXTFX intersection…." "November 12345, an amendment to your direct clearance; fly heading 220 degrees to intercept the OKC 355 radial, then cleared to the OKC 30 DME fix, thence inbound on the Pioneer VOR 195 direct Pioneer, Victor 77 Wichita, direct…."

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