Some useful links

This is a list of some web sites and pages that I’ve found useful and interesting. Social media and organisations EuroGA – A friendly pan-European discussion forum for general aviation pilots. You will find all kinds of people from student pilots, through highly experienced private pilots and even some professionals. The discussions usually have high … Continue reading “Some useful links”

National regulations vs. EASA regulations

Within the EU we have a combination of national legislation and EU legislation (regulations). Beginning with the first EASA Basic Regulation in 2009, the EU has introduced more and more regulations concerning aviation. A principle of the EU is that regulations completely replaces national legislation for the areas they cover. I.e. EU member states are … Continue reading “National regulations vs. EASA regulations”

Do-it-yourself instrument approaches

With GPS it is easy to add an instrument approach to virtually any runway. (At least as long as the obstacle situation is reasonable). Still, we have not – at least not in Sweden – seen any such approaches to airports that didn’t already have an instrument approach. Some GPS approaches to airports without previous … Continue reading “Do-it-yourself instrument approaches”

Add-on to the DA of a CDFA?

When a 2D instrument approach procedure (a procedure without glidepath guidance, previously known as a “non-precision” approach or NPA) is flown using the recommended Continuous Descent Final Approach (CDFA) technique a decision altitude/height (DA/H) is used. Just as with 3D approaches the pilot decides at this altitude/height whether to continue with a landing or go … Continue reading “Add-on to the DA of a CDFA?”