approach pattern


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Noun1.approach pattern - the path that is prescribed for an airplane that is preparing to land at an airportapproach pattern - the path that is prescribed for an airplane that is preparing to land at an airport; "the traffic patterns around O'Hare are very crowded"; "they stayed in the pattern until the fog lifted"
approach path, glide path, glide slope, approach - the final path followed by an aircraft as it is landing
itinerary, route, path - an established line of travel or access
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The pack is available in three camos, including Badlands's new Approach pattern.
Specks do respond to calling much like mallards but are much more sensitive to missteps because of their slower approach pattern.
Using the company's Phase Shift Technology, the look and feel of the Approach pattern changes based on the wearer's immediate surroundings.
You'll get vectored to the facility's practice approach pattern, or on your way if you're combining the opportunity into a cross-country.
Typically, commercial aircraft follow a series of stair-step descents and a lengthy approach pattern before landing.
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.