Radio Mastery for IFR Pilots

Everything you need to know to talk to air traffic control while flying IFR

by Jeff Kanarish

Copyright 2022. Jeff Kanarish

This second edition includes all the latest radio procedures and techniques for working with the FAA’s NextGen system of air traffic control.

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Fly around the country with Jeff, talking to air traffic control in every class of airspace. Along the way, you’ll not only learn the essential phrases of radio communication for IFR, you’ll also learn vital strategies and tactics that work perfectly with ATC.

Radio Mastery for IFR Pilots is a very personal conversation between you and a fellow pilot who understands where you’re coming from. It’s written with humor and compassion for the pilot who wants to improve on the radio.


  • Practical exercises you can apply right now in your aircraft.
  • Advice and opinions from certified air traffic controllers.
  • Normal, abnormal, and emergency situations.
  • Techniques for copying and reading back clearances with ease and accuracy.
  • U.S. and ICAO radio phraseology for all phases of flight.
  • All applicable radio skills, from weekend pleasure flights to professional operations.

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