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User currently offlineNotar From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (12 years 10 months 1 week 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 1066 times:

So what is IFR training now far as What intruments are being used ? Like are ADF and VORS out of the picture ? could I be trained the old fashion way with out knowing . or will I get GPS training

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User currently offlineFredT From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2002, 2185 posts, RR: 26
Reply 1, posted (12 years 10 months 1 week 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 1025 times:

You can be sure to do a lot of VOR/NDB work. It's by no means old-fashioned yet.

Cheers,
/ft



I thought I was doing good trying to avoid those airport hotels... and look at me now.
User currently offlineThirtyEcho From United States of America, joined Dec 2001, 1659 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (12 years 10 months 1 week 3 days 13 hours ago) and read 1010 times:

And you are absolutely guranteed to get an NDB approach on your instrument flight test, complete with Procedure Turn, and probably a hold at an NDB fix.

User currently offlineNormalSpeed From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (12 years 10 months 1 week 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 1000 times:



I didn't get an NDB approach on my checkride. That might have something to do with the fact that the airplane that I took the checkride in didn't have an ADF. If I remember correctly, I had a VOR approach (partial panel), a VOR/DME approach (no timing) and an ILS. Didn't do a procedure turn either. Did some holding, some steep turns, some back-course localizer tracking. My oral only took about 45 minutes, and we only went over IFR enroute charts, and instruments.

In answer to the original question - Expect to be able to navigate using VORs, NDBs, ILSs, GPSs, and be able to do all of it partial panel (meaning using the Magnetic compass when the DG is covered) all under the hood. You will also need to be able to hold at VORs, NDBs, and Intersections, and use the proper entry.


User currently offlineLymanm From Canada, joined Jan 2001, 1140 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (12 years 10 months 1 week 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 969 times:

I believe the FARs say that you are required to perform any approach that the aircraft in which you perform your flight test is equipped for. ie - No ADF, no NDB approaches. No DME, no VOR/DME approaches.


buhh bye
User currently offlineNotar From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (12 years 10 months 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 945 times:

thank you for all your answers, Advice going to try to finish up my helicopter rating. And If my wallet could handle it I am going to get IFR time.

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