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Synonyms for go-around

an approach that fails and gives way to another attempt

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With regard to the recommendations 2 and 3, these same procedures for go-around and flight simulator training have been in place since the airline was launched in 2009 and form part of standard operating procedures in line with industry best-practice.
As it happens, the FAA's Airplane Flying Handbook, FAA-H-8083-3B, recommends adding full power as the next step after making the go-around decision in the first place.
Neglect the pitch control at your peril during a go-around since losing control and stalling so close to the ground almost always guarantees a bad day.
Another thing going on with pitch trim is that almost no matter where it was set before beginning the go-around and no matter how you re-trim when adding power, you'll likely need to use it again by the time you've stowed the gear and flaps, and are climbing away from the runway.
It has been said that every approach to a landing--whether from the VFR traffic pattern or an ILS, and everything in between, should be treated as a a go-around situation.
And the reason you're going around may not even be something you can readily identify; controllers frequently command a go-around when the preceding traffic is slow to exit the runway.
First, the mindset that says a go-around is normal, a landing isn't, is a good one to have.
A poorly managed go-around can bring results as devastating as failing to try.
In fact, according to the AOPA Air Safety Foundation (ASF), go-around accidents accounted for 2.
Failing to see a reason for a go-around in their experienced students' landings, they might not require demonstration of a go-around during a flight review or other recurrent training.
The goal of the first 60 seconds of a go-around, of course, is to turn a downward trend toward or onto the runway into an upward climb that clears any obstacles on the far end.
A go-around in each airplane I've flown since is always some variation on that same basic theme.
How fast the trim reacts, whether it's electric or manual, and the airplane's loading all figure prominently in how busy things might get during a go-around.
This is another reason why go-arounds need to be done mostly by feel without looking at the airspeed indicator or the flap lever.
If any of this makes you uncomfortable, then maybe it's time to call up your friendly neighborhood flight instructor and practice go-arounds from various points in the approach.