Coupled Up

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

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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