Coupled Up

Automation is a fantastic tool for flying instruments, but there are some threats presented by coupled approaches that need mitigating.

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As time marches on, so do advancements to many of the aircraft we are fortunate enough to fly. When I did my initial instrument training, I remember the high-workload events like setting up and briefing approaches, talking to ATC and running the checklists, all while hand-flying the aircraft on steam gauges. It was an exercise […]
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