“In this fascinating and educational video, join us as we take a Boeing 747 First Officer out of their comfort zone and into the cockpit of a Cessna 172, flying an IFR flight over the challenging terrain of Alaska. Alongside the expert guidance of Chris Palmer from Angle of Attack, you’ll witness firsthand the challenges of operating a smaller aircraft in the extreme weather conditions of Alaska.
This video covers a range of topics, including flight training, instrument training, IFR (Instrument Flight Rules), IMC (Instrument Meteorological Conditions), IFR navigation, IFR approach, IFR landing, pilot certification, instrument rating, flight school, aviation education, instrument flying, aeronautical decision-making, flight planning, and weather analysis.
As the flight takes off, you’ll witness the careful attention to detail required for a successful IFR flight, from managing the instrumentation and communicating with Air Traffic Control to navigating the complex weather patterns that are typical of Alaska.
Throughout the video, you’ll see the contrast between the highly automated systems of a larger aircraft like the Boeing 747 and the more hands-on, manual approach required for flying a Cessna 172. With expert commentary from both the Boeing 747 First Officer and Chris Palmer, you’ll come away with a greater appreciation for the diversity of skills required to be a successful pilot.
Whether you’re an aspiring pilot, a flight student, or simply an aviation enthusiast, don’t miss this captivating video of a Boeing 747 First Officer taking on the challenge of IFR flight in a Cessna 172 with Chris Palmer in Alaska. It’s an unforgettable journey into the heart of aviation, showcasing the importance of flight training, instrument training, and aeronautical decision-making in the world of IFR and IMC flying.”
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Chris Palmer has been in aviation training and creating educational content since 2006. As a career CFI (Certified Flight Instructor) and Master Aviation Educator* Chris trains dozens of pilots year round at his Alaska-based flight school, Angle of Attack HQ.
He’s one of Youtube’s leading Aviation Training Content Creators with over 120K subscribers. With a focus on developing and sharing new flight training methods, techniques, and tips. Chris founded Angle of Attack to offer a new, fresh and modern spin on aviation training. AOA does this by keeping the building on the wonderful knowledge passed down through the generations, married with new and modern media.
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