At 20 miles from the field, during the base turn
to the instrument landing system, the flight lead asked number two's gas.
It works, although pilots should beware that (as Alan's drawing clearly shows, but maybe isn't obvious at first glance) the base turn
puts you about a mile from the approach end.
As I crossed the tower, I was instructed to expect a short approach, start my base turn
and exit at taxiway Mike, 1500 to 2000 feet beyond the 6000-foot runway's threshold.
A witness reported he observed the airplane in a steep, nose-low, left downwind to base turn
and that the airplane continued the descending turn until he lost sight of the aircraft behind a tree line.
But Hawk has to hope that the Republican base turns
out in better numbers than in 2010, or that she can peel away Democratic Party support from Watkins.
Product improvements and updates in this segment need to be frequent to meet consumer demand and because the consumer base turns
over frequently as new parents come into and leave the market, Tucci points out.
Their only hope is the progressive base turns
out in a three-way race.