Think back to the first hours you spent with your instrument flight instructor under the hood. Remember his litany? “Trim, trim, trim. Scan. Don't focus on one instrument. Keep your scan moving. Trim, trim, trim. There's a combination of attitude, power and airspeed for every mode of flight. Scan, set the power, set the attitude, trim and monitor the result.” Regardless of the airplane — Aztec or Airbus, Baron or Boeing — the basics remain unchanged. There exists for any airplane a ...


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