The House of Rapp

Back to Basics

Posted by in Aviation, Safety

Further analysis of comments coming in from the blogosphere about the pros and cons of cockpit automation. My take? In the end, it’s all about the beginning.


Junk In, Junk Out

Posted by in Aviation, Humor, IFR

Computers are a boon to the cockpit. Fast, informative, and efficient. But they’re susceptible to human error. Here’s one humorous example of


Are Needle, Ball, and Airspeed Obsolete?

Posted by in Aviation, IFR

I teach glass panel. I’m a fan of glass panel. But we need to stay proficient on the steam gauges, too! Here’s why.