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1. An argument; a go-round.
2. An evasive excuse; a runaround.
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Noun1.go-around - an approach that fails and gives way to another attempt
landing approach - the approach to a landing field by an airplane
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Among the five recommendations in the report by the Interstate Aviation Committee was to "study the possibility of introduction into the FFS (full flight simulator) training program scenarios of go-arounds in various conditions, in manual control mode with two engines operative from various heights".
It also recommended to "repeatedly analyse the applicability of recommendations to prevent accidents and incidents during go-around, developed by the BEA based on the safety study related to Aeroplane state awareness during go-round (ASAGA).
But you've practiced go-arounds, also known as balked landings, and you know that immediately adding full power may be the wrong reaction.
Fly the airplane smoothly and avoid making abrupt changes, and your go-arounds will be more successful.
The accident record is littered with examples of go-arounds that didn't work, for whatever reasons.
He performed two go-arounds, departed the traffic pattern, then returned.
As this article's main text discusses, go-arounds do impose a risk, but so does landing atop another airplane.
As accident statistics, investigations and even imagery show, failure to successfully execute a go-around can be deadly business.
Go-arounds (sometimes called rejected landings) are something of a "forgotten maneuver" for most pilots.
We don't seem to practice go-arounds as much as we should.
Some other Cessnas I've flown could only muster 30 degrees, a design change the company presumably made because it didn't affect landing distance all that much while making go-arounds easier.
Also consider that in gusty conditions when go-arounds are likely to be executed, it can be difficult if not impossible to get the little electric flap handle into the 20-degree detent while you and the airplane are bouncing around in the turbulent low-level air.