approach pattern


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the path that is prescribed for an airplane that is preparing to land at an airport

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The approach pattern just had brought them overhead a local shopping mall when the copilot, in the left seat,
The contention here is that it is more fruitful to approach pattern bargaining as a behavioral phenomenon than as consisting simply of an inert numerical association, and that we must evaluate pattern bargaining in terms of the variables the actors target when attempting to follow a pattern.
It is outside the landing pattern and the approach pattern for the airport,'' West said.
Take advantage of the downtime to decide when you'll draw and where you'll shoot for every possible approach pattern that an animal can take around your stand.
Activity included one instrument landing system precision approach and two visual approach patterns per pilot, with touch-and-go landings," said Boeing.
The Izaak Walton League has joined the action, and even the FAA is questioning whether a third major airport so close to Chicago would hopelessly crowd existing air space and make current approach patterns unusable.
During typical operations, incoming flights to a busy airport tend to arrive unevenly and must be vectored onto long, time-consuming and costly approach patterns.
Activity included one instrument landing system (ILS) precision approach and two visual approach patterns per pilot, with touch-and-go landings.