approach pattern


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Synonyms for approach pattern

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

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After the first pass in the approach pattern, and realizing that I had no altitude reporting capability, I decided to land and assess the situation.
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.
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.
With Russia being in the center of the continent it is naturally focused on land dominance, opting for structures to fight large wars, retaining an approach patterned after the glory of the great patriotic war (WW II).
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.
Activity included one instrument landing system (ILS) precision approach and two visual approach patterns per pilot, with touch-and-go landings.