February 2015 Issue

Light-Duty IFR

If you have only one choice when it comes to an IFR platform, like the fog-shrouded 152 above, thatís the plane youíll be flying. As recent events (Air France Flight 447, AirAsia Flight 8501, etc.) demonstrate, no airplane is immune to all the weather Mother Nature can conjure. If your chosen IFR platform isnít ideal, youíll have to accept some limits on when and where you can reliably operate it. Here are some things to consider.

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