In the era of GPS, VORs can seem like an antiquated navigation technology. But you would be mistaken to accept this line of thinking. I believe learning to use VORs for navigation and approaches is the foundation for developing great navigational IFR skills.
Another VOR because they’re important.
Ever been told to “stay ahead of the airplane?” Well, briefing Approach plates is a critical part of being prepared. This video also happens to be a great tutorial on ILS/LOC approaches
VORs aren’t just for e route navigation. They are also used as a type of non-precision approach. This is a great video!
Holding is an inescapable part of Instrument flying. While you may go long periods of time without doing any holds in actual IFR flight, you are expected to know how when directed by ATC.
The following downloadable files will assist you in your Instrument Rating training.
The links below are to Handbooks, Airman Certification Standards, Advisory Circulars, etc that are related to the rating/certificate being sought (see your ACS reference sections). They are provided by the FAA at no cost to the public. Often these resources are purchased from third parties.