landing approach


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the approach to a landing field by an airplane

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A jet carrying Michelle Obama has been forced to abandon a landing approach outside Washington to avoid another plane in an apparent mistake by air traffic controllers, US aviation officials have said.
At present, aircraft homing in to land use a technique called the step- landing approach, in which the pilot changes the aircraft's power frequently as the plane approaches the runway.
He said the airliner had probably come down between five and 10km from the coast and crashed along its landing approach.
Air-traffic controllers lost contact with the plane as it was on its landing approach at 3600 ft.
The accident was Spain's worst air disaster since 1983, when a Boeing 747 operated by the Colombian airline Avianca crashed near Madrid on landing approach, killing 181.
The accident was Spain's worst air disaster since 1983, when a Boeing 747 operated by the Colombian airlineAvianca crashed near Madrid on landing approach, killing 181 people.
A missed approach means an aborted landing approach.
The crew improperly read instruments and missed a landing approach to Blue Ridge Airport in Martinsville, Va.
While flying a normal training mission in October 1964, Freeman's T-38 aircraft was struck by geese during the landing approach at Ellington AFB, Texas.
In January 1961, while flying a night mission in an A-4 Skyhawk from a carrier in the Mediterranean Sea, both he and his squadron commander flew into the water while on landing approach.
Upon achieving a 1-to-1 glide ratio to the landing field, Maj Hunter commenced a flawless straight-in simulated flameout landing approach to the unfamiliar and short emergency airfield.
New test pilots generally complained about the roll rate and its attendant PIO during landing approach, but they quickly learned to compensate.
AN air stewardess broke her leg and two other crew were injured as a passenger jet nosedived on landing approach.
He said in Cairo: "It was a normal landing approach.