Instrument Rating or IPC - Items tagged as "Elearning"

Instrument Rating or IPC If you are interested in acquiring your instrument rating, then these are the products for you. At a minimum you'll need Rod Machado's Instrument Pilot's Handbook. This book will prepare you for the FAA Instrument Pilot Knowledge Exam as well as the oral portion of your flight exam. It's a one-stop book that contains everything you need to become a well rounded instrument pilot. Of course, if you'd like to take your training beyond the basics, then consider purchasing Rod Machado's Instrument Pilot's Survival Manual. This is an advanced instrument text that's not intended for knowledge exam prep. Instead, it's intended to provide you with the practical knowledge you'll need to handle the challenges of instrument flight. The chapter on interpreting your NEXRAD presentation is worth its weight in slow running Hobbs meters, too!

If you're interested in preparing for your IPC, please see our IPC collection under "Catalog" on the main menu.
  • Radar Imagery Explained-Interactive eLearning Course QUICK VIEW Radar Imagery Explained-Interactive eLearning Course $ 49.95
    Radar Imagery Explained-Interactive eLearning Course

    Radar Imagery Explained-Interactive eLearning Course

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    NEW! Radar Imagery Explained - $49.95 (2.5 Hrs.)This Is an Interactive eLearning Program Welcome to this interactive eLearning course on understanding the uplinked cockpit radar imagery you receive on your moving map...
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  • Ultimate Digital IFR Collection by Rod Machado QUICK VIEW Ultimate Digital IFR Collection by Rod Machado $ 258.35 $ 169.95 SALE
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    Ultimate Digital IFR Collection by Rod Machado

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    Rod Machado's Complete Digital IFR Collection - 35% off regular price!All Products Meet New Test Standards! Copyright 2017/Updated to 2017  The complete instrument pilot training collection includes: ✈ Rod Machado's Instrument...
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  • The Art of the Instrument Scan-Interactive eLearning Course QUICK VIEW The Art of the Instrument Scan-Interactive eLearning Course $ 49.95 $ 29.95 SALE
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    The Art of the Instrument Scan-Interactive eLearning Course

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    NEW! The Art of the Instrument Scan - Reg: $49.95, Course Special $29.95 (2.3 Hrs.) This Is an Interactive eLearning CourseAll products meet new ACS standards. Copyright 2017/Updated to 2017 Do...
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  • Understanding Weather - Interactive eLearning Course QUICK VIEW Understanding Weather - Interactive eLearning Course $ 129.00 $ 99.00 SALE
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    Understanding Weather - Interactive eLearning Course

    $ 99.00 $ 129.00

    NEW! Understanding Weather, An Interactive eLearning Program - $99.00 (5.5 Hrs.)All products meet new ACS standards. Copyright 2017/Updated to 2017Rod Machado's interactive eLearning course on Understanding Weather is precisely the course you...
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  • Suburi Training

    How to Get the Most Out of a Flight SimulatorBy Rod MachadoThe 1984 movie The Karate Kid revealed a rare pedagogical truth of immense value to flight instructors. The movie centers around Daniel, who volunteers to polish the car and... read more

  • Stalls Redefined as Emergency Flight Operations

    I managed to watch the recent NAFI-sponsored ACS webinar on replay (http://www.mentorlive.site/program/3.html). I’d like to offer a different opinion from those provided by the FAA and ACS committee members in this video. First, let me say that in all my... read more

  • Runway Safety Madness – Tongue n’ Cheek

    Nobody moves, nobody gets hurt. That’s my new strategy for preventing runway incursions.  It’s a reasonable plan, given that these events have actually increased since the FAA began seriously collecting statistics on the issue. That’s right. Despite the implementation of... read more

  • Defeated by "da" Feet

     By Rod Machado  You’ve heard this sad tale before: Forty hours of dual instruction, with over 200 logged landings—and Bobby still can’t land an airplane. Bobby is in such despair that his instructor resorts to special motivational phrases to buoy... read more

  • Stall Requirement on Commercial ACS Gone! Replaced by Hearing Test!

    Isn't it ironic that the FAA wants all pilots to have better stick-and-rudder skills while, at the same time, it dumbs down the flying skills required to obtain a pilot certificate? In case you've been in the Himalayas practicing chants with the... read more

  • The Games Young People Play

    By Rod Machado Lucky me. Lucky, because at a recent aviation event, I met and chatted with Sally Melvill, wife of Mike Melvill (SpaceShipOne). She’s a delightful and insightful lady who earned her chops teaching kindergarten. She knows how the... read more

  • Private Pilot Checkrides: The Good Old Days

    My friend, DPE and highly experienced pilot, Mr. Frank Phillips was kind enough to provide me with much of the following documentation in this blog piece. I am grateful that he loves flight training--including its history and development--as much as... read more

  • Reduce Stalls and Spins with Right-Hand Traffic Patterns

    By Rod Machado NOTE: I post these articles, in particular this one, in hopes of receiving some well reasoned input. This article presents an hypothesis that needs testing. Nearly every response so far suggests that pilots should be taught to fly coordinated... read more

  • The Limited Flight Instructor Certificate

    A recent Polish immigrant visited his local flight surgeon to take a third-class medical exam. The doctor had him stand in a specific spot, then pulled down a chart showing the letters: CVOKPTNXZYKV. The doc said to the Polish immigrant,... read more

  • The FAA's New "Not-So-Slow" Slow Flight Procedure

    As most flight instructors know the FAA recently changed the requirements for slow flight in the private pilot ACS. Slow flight must now be accomplished at a speed higher than MCA or Minimum Controllable Airspeed (a speed at which the stall... read more

  • Your Airline Career

    By Rod Machado  Now that you've acquired all the necessary flight instructor ratings, you're ready to think about becoming qualified for that airline job. Normally, you should think about getting hired with a regional airline first. This allows you to... read more

  • Obtaining Your Advanced Pilot Ratings

     By Rod Machado     Once you've acquired the private pilot certificate, you're ready to fly, have fun and, perhaps, pursue that airline career. If so, here's what you should think about doing.   First, you'll need to obtain the following certificates... read more