Gyro Failures

There can be several causes, but only one real choice in IMC: Deploy your backup strategies and divert to the nearest glide slope. You do have backup strategies, right?

During the initial phases of my private pilot training, something I struggled with was overusing the flight instruments. Rather than use external references like the horizon and a visual point for something like steep turns, I would fixate on the attitude indicator and altimeter. After all, how could I tell if my altitude was off […]
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