A short video from Sporty’s Instrument Rating Course that explains SIDs and ODPs, where to find them and when they should apply to your flying.
This section will contain articles about flying within the Air Traffic Control System, flying instrument approaches, interpreting instrument charts, approach charts and departure procedures and IMC operations.
A recent article on AOPA’s website clarifies the use of Clearance Delivery phone numbers at non-towered airports.
Another of the Air Safety Institute’s training videos (10 minutes) – the big weather picture in IFR flight planning.
This is a 1 1/2 hour YouTube video by Rod Machado published in 2014 that covers several aspects of IFR flying interspersed with humorous segments from some of his public presentations.
A new type of view-limiting device has entered testing at Purdue and Ohio State. The Instrument Conditions Awareness Recognition and Understanding System, or ICARUS, is electronically switchable and dimmable, allowing instructor or safety pilots to accurately simulate instrument conditions in flight.
This is another video segment from the folks at Sporty’s Academy. In this one they go over the ways that fog might develop and how fog may impact the ability to complete an IFR approach.
This is a video seminar on using your iPad while instrument flying produced by the folks at Sporty’s Flight Academy. It refers to using ForeFlight, Stratus and an XM weather receiver for the iPad.
LPV means Localizer Performance with Vertical Guidance. It actually describes the type of minimums that you can use on a GPS approach – like ILS or LOC minimums on an ILS approach. Other minimum choices may include LNAV/VNAV, LP, LNAV and circling.