Category: Instruments

VOR Time Check

I was perusing the Transport Canada Instrument Procedures Manual today and noticed a rather interesting exercise: It’s called the VOR Time Check and allows you to estimate the amount of time required to cross...

How to intercept a NDB track

I am going to illustrate how to intercept a NDB track using MS Flight Simulator 2004 in a perfect world (no wind to worry about). There are certain times that you will need to...

The Three Speeds

There are three ways of calculating your airspeed. Each one needs to be used in certain situations. It’s important to know when to use which airspeed and how to calculate it. True Airspeed: Airspeed...