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Heron, T. (2016). QR codes can enhance learning. SAFE magazine, Summer, 2016.  

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Friday Focus on IFR

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Friday Focus on IFR 4 March 2016 2250 Zulu Sometimes what you see out the window is what you might experience at 6000′ or higher.                               … Continue reading

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26 February 2016 Friday Focus on IFR EAA/IMC Club Columbus chapter members benefitted from John Zimmerman’s excellent presentation on iPad and Foreflight technologies Wednesday evening. His insight and perspective on how instrument pilots (and VFR pilots) can use these applications … Continue reading

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Friday Focus on IFR

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8 January 2016 2359Z Completed my 2nd in a series of sim lessons w/ the G1000. More sim/flights ahead.  Keep practicing!                       ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

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4 September 2015  (2100Zulu) Check out the current radar display for central Ohio (Columbus is the red dot), and the current Skew T chart. The math usually wins out. Note the Lifted/K Index (-4/32), indicating the relative instability of the … Continue reading

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Friday Focus on IFR

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21 August 2015 0030 Z. Practicing IFR procedures in VFR conditions helps build proficiency, confidence, and standard operating procedures.                                           … Continue reading

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Friday Focus on IFR

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Friday Focus on IFR 31 July 2015 1420 Zulu On Wednesday, I returned early to Columbus (KOSU) from the Philadelphia area (KOQN). At 6:05 am, I couldn’t help but notice the line of storms on the IL/IN state line. Knowing … Continue reading

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24 July 2015 1200 Z Commit to Practice “Compared to airline and corporate pilots who fly many more total hours per year, and ostensibly more IMC hours, by any reasonable standard, the GA pilot’s level of experience is strikingly low. … Continue reading

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Friday Focus on IFR

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Friday Focus on IFR 17 July 2015 1130Z The AIM . . . provides an annual source for rules, regulations, and guidelines that all instrument pilots and instructors should review regularly. Doing so will keep you abreast of the latest … Continue reading

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3 July 2015 1235 Z iPads and Panel-mounted GPS systems. Today’s message relates to an insidious trap that can befall IFR pilots who believe (mistakenly) that they are proficient with their iPads and/or panel-mounted navigation systems (e.g., Garmin 430/530, G1000, … Continue reading

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