5/20/2020 0 Comments
5/8/2020 0 Comments
Whether you fly VFR or IFR, if you fly in controlled airspace readbacks will at some point need to become part of your repertoire. Readback expectations may vary from place to place but the principles remain the same. In this episode, we discuss How to give a full readback, when to give a readback and why readbacks are an important part of pilot controller communications.
Nav Canada VFR Phraseology Guide Link
4/3/2020 0 Comments
Uncontrolled aerodrome procedures are something that even the professionals mix up sometimes! We discuss the required radio calls and procedures when flying into an MF (Mandatory Frequency) or uncontrolled airport both IFR & VFR that may or may not be served by a Flight Service Station (FSS). This episode is a great brush up on the little details that can sometimes get us in trouble. It is also a great intro to Canadian uncontrolled aerodrome procedures for those that will be flying into Canada for the first time.
3/28/2020 1 Comment
Peter Duffey is the President and CEO of the Canadian Air Traffic Controllers Association. He joins us to discuss how Nav Canada and the various Unions representing its employees have come together to quickly put in aggressive measures to ensure the safety of all the Air Traffic Service employees and the continued operation of Canada's airspace.
3/23/2020 0 Comments
What is the difference between VFR and VMC and the difference between IFR and IMC? How can you use this understanding to your advantage when flying IFR. Ever heard of a VFR climb for an IFR aircraft? Get your notebook out...
Do you use a kneeboard when you are flying? Does it help or get in the way. We discuss how that useful little tool may actually be getting in the way of your IFR workflow.
Do you have a friend that is an Air Traffic Controller? Is there a chance that they sound like someone else? Check out this episode so that you dont end up being THAT pilot...
The Cardinal Aviation Blog is a compilation of stories, tips, tricks and experiences from our Clients and Coaches. Some entries have a valuable learning lesson in them and some are to share some of what we are fortunate enough to experience when we fly.