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Articles from IFR (October 1, 2012)

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Cutting edge as an NDB. Doorey, Andrew Letter to the editor 230
Garmin's GDL 39. Brief article 229
Hey buddy, got a light? The GloveLight gives a whole new meaning to having a flashlight on hand. A couple iPhone apps also make your chart-reader double as a cockpit and preflight light. Product/service evaluation 893
Hey, is IT supposed to do that? van West, Jeff 548
Hold it right there. Chitty, Dan Letter to the editor 121
How the GPS handles it. 444
Mag course mismatches: how many direct magnetic courses can there be between two points? Sometimes the answer is three. How many can possibly be right? Actually, all of them. Miller, Jordan 1253
Making IMC transitions: it's often less than a minute of flight at the beginning and the end, but screwing it up can be expensive at best--and fatal at worst. The key is trusting instruments over eyeballs. van West, Jeff 1453
Moving pictures. Stahl, Kenneth Letter to the editor 272
No-arrival sectors: another tale from the land of aviation compromise, where trying to dot every "i" wipes some of the "t"s right off the page. Ah, progress. van West, Jeff 796
Notams. Brief article 177
On the air. 626
Pilot to act: I'm unable, too. Bowlin, Frank 953
Sunny side south: instrument flying is usually best done by normalizing as many actions as you can. That's great until something goes screwy--or maybe that's the time to normalize even more. 1200
The OL' Switcheroo. Schafer, Dan 388
Threats and errors: pilots find creative ways to die, while human-factors geeks look for creative ways to stop us. Airlines use "Threat and Error Management." Could it work for GA? Bowlin, Frank 1263
When ATC says "unable": most controllers want to grant pilot requests. When they decline, it's not just for amusement or out of lassitude. There can be a lot going on backstage the pilot can't see. Kramer, Tarrance 1453
When more is less. Herr, Dan 104
When you're only going IMC for the final 30 seconds. 406

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