Rod Machado's Instrument Pilot eGround School Updates

Updates to Rod Machado's Instrument Pilot eGround School.

Note: All updates shown below are immediately incorporated into the eCourse.

Update 11-14-2021
The "Haze Illusion" discussed in "The Pilot's Brain - Part-2, Section 4.1" has been corrected. The corrected text and verbiage now reads as shown by the magenta color below.

Update 11-04-2021
Added "IFR Lost Comm Scenario" video to FAR Part-3, Section 9.5.

Update 11-03-2021
Added 3D view of inner ear to The Human Brain, Part-2, Section 2.3.

Update 10-23-2021
Updated LNAV, APV and RNP: Demystifying RNAV (GPS) Approaches, Section 1.11, WAAS Up?

Update 10-19-2021
Added "Solving Actual Exam
'Holding' Problems" video to Holding Patterns, section 5.4.

Update 10-19-2021
Added "The Side-Step Maneuver" segment to "Pilot Potpourri - Part-2," section 4.2.

Update 10-18-2021
Added "GPS: Even More Details" to  "Electronic Navigation Part-2," Section 4.3.

Update 10-17-2021
Added "The Forces in a Turn" to  "Your Flight Instruments Part-2," Section 3.4.

 

Update 10-14-2021
Added "Runway Declared Distances" video in Pilot Potpourri, Part-1, Section 2, Video 2.9.

Update 10-8-2021
Added Tri-Color VASI Information to IFR Pilot Potpourri, Part-1, Slide 4.4.

Update 9-23-2021

Added new module to "LNAV, APV and RNPs: Demystifying RNAV (GPS) Approaches."
See Module 1.19 RNAV Legs.
This module discusses RNAV leg terminology used in approach chart construction and by modern GPS units.



Update 9-15-2021
Added new module to "A Plan for the Scan - Part-2."
See Module 3 titled, "Making Transitions."
This module contains six new videos that help explain how certain transitions are made in an airplane when flying instruments.



Update 9-2-2021
Added new video on Time, Distance and Fuel Computation to Flight Planning, Part-2, Section 7.3

While I expect anyone studying for the IFR Knowledge Exam to have retained the knowledge necessary to create a flight log, I decided to offer a quick review of this process in term of an IFR reroute situation.



Update 8-22-2021
Added new video on Aviation "Watch" Notices to the "Weather Charts" Module, Section 14.18.
I've added this video to explain the FAA's emphasis on watch notices for the Instrument Pilot Knowledge exam. The "Watch" notice is actually a handy little notice that can be of value if you use it.

Update 8-7-2021
Added a new slide to introduce how the GPS Missed Approach Point is determined. This was added to "RNAV GPS Approaches, Section 1.18."

Update 8-1-2021
Added New Interaction to "A Plan for the Scan Part-1," Section 2, Slide 2.5
I've added this interaction to help you identify the primary instruments in other attitude conditions.


Update 7-15-2021
Added New Interaction to Pilot Potpourri-Part 1, Section 2, Slide 2.10
I've added an interaction that lets you see airport signs as they appear on the airport instead of being only isolated signs on paper.

Update on 7-8-2021:
Electronic Navigation Part-2, Quiz 1.13:
The ILS omni heads in these two questions (top right of the graphic) have been replaced. The correct ILS omni heads are shown below:

 

Update on 6-30-2021:
New Course Section Added - How to Use This eCourse
This section was added to the very top of your course links. 

Update on 6-4-2021:
Electronic Navigation: Part-2, Section 2.3

Added new video titled, "Making an Early Missed Approach."

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