August 2016 Issue

IFR Behind a Glass Panel

Flying IFR behind a glass panel is sufficiently different from using traditional steam gauges that you may want to add a new column to your logbook.

Flying a personal airplane single-pilot in the IFR environment should be easier now than ever before. Most airplanes regularly flown IFR these days have some instrument and systems redundancy, a basic or better autopilot, and at least one GPS-based moving map and digital navigation/flight management system. All of these electronic displays and automated systems are supposed to make our flying easier.

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