CPL/IFR Seminar 10: Track Steering

What is Track Steering?

  1. What is the difference between HDG and TRK?
  2. What is that difference called?
  3. What is the cause of that difference?
  4. Is is something we can see?

Why use Track Steering as a technique?

  1. Does the technique take wind into consideration? If so, how?
  2. Does the technique help make up something pilots lose going from VMC to IMC?
  3. Does the technique reduce pilot workload? If so, how?

How do you use Track Steering as a technique?

  1. What is (are) the practical prerequisite(s) for using the technique?
  2. Can you turn on a 2-D FPV on your tablet?
  3. What part of the technique might you give special emphasis in learning and teaching?

What advantage (s) is (are) there to the pilot in using Track Steering as a technique?

  1. Accuracy?
  2. Workload?
  3. Confidence?
  4. Approach limits?
  5. Safety?