What is the significance of the Mount Vernon Municipal Airport (2MO) being depicted in brown versus the Monett Regional Airport (HFJ) being depicted in green?
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Aeronautical experience in the regulations does not require that you have any actual instrument flight time to obtain your instrument rating. That’s correct, you can earn your instrument rating with flight time only in simulated conditions.
Follow along on this scenario-based IFR route selection exercise as we plan a flight from Oceana, CA (L52) to Monterey, CA (KMRY) using ForeFlight Route Advisor.
As IFR Month continues at Sporty’s, you can save now on Sporty’s Instrument Rating Course – now $249. Ace your FAA written test, save money during flight training, and become a better pilot with Sporty’s Instrument Rating Course.
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to plan and fly an IFR flight? Join Spencer Suderman as he does just that, on a flight from Jacksonville to Daytona Beach, FL. You’ll learn about the entire process, starting with filing a flight plan in ForeFlight to retrieving an IFR clearance from ATC, en-route navigation, and how to fly the instrument approach at the destination.
An Instrument Rating will provide more freedom, confidence, and utility for your Private Pilot certificate as you no longer limited to VFR conditions. Not only will you have the skills and confidence for flying in more diverse weather conditions, and solely by reference to instruments, but instrument flying will introduce more precise flying.
Throughout the month of February, Sporty’s will be celebrating IFR Month, a four-week focus on the challenges and rewards of instrument flying. In addition to special savings on pilot gear, Sporty’s will also offer a YouTube video series, interactive webinars, live streams and more.
The FAA utilizes a third-party testing provider, PSI Services, to administer all written exams. PSI exams are available at a number of testing locations throughout the US and abroad and can be scheduled online.
The Arrival Alert Notice (AAN) became effective January 25 in the FAA Chart Supplement (formerly the A/FD). These Arrival Alert Notices are graphics visually depicting the approach to a particular airport with a history of aircraft misalignment.
The application window is open for more than $1 million in awards from the AOPA Foundation. The awards, ranging from $2,500 to $14,000, can help significantly reduce training costs and accelerate your training.
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