initial approach


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initial approach

a. That part of an instrument approach procedure in which the aircraft has departed an initial approach fix or point and is maneuvering to enter the intermediate or final approach. It ends at the intermediate fix or point or, where no intermediate segment is established, at the final approach fix or point. b. That part of a visual approach of an aircraft immediately prior to arrival over the airfield of destination, or over the reporting point from which the final approach to the airfield is commenced.
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The company's initial approach takes advantage of the "gain-of-function" from DNA damage overload to induce selective self-destruction of cells by targeting disease-induced RAD51 transport.
GKN rebuffed the unwanted swoop by turnaround specialist Melrose, saying the formal cash-andstock offer was "effectively unchanged" from last week's initial approach, which it rejected for undervaluing the firm.
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Arsenal snubbed Liverpool's initial approach for Oxlade-Chamberlain as they still hoped he would pen a new contract.
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I was under the impression that MSAs were for emergency use only, and that the proper procedure for non-radar environments was to stay on airways, at or above the minimum published altitudes, until reaching an initial approach fix.
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The statement released by AFH on 17 March 2016 was made following a 35% price movement in the shares of Lighthouse since the initial approach was made on 9 March 2016.
The initial approach was turned down and the ball's back in our court to get a valuation for a player we know is out of contract in the summer.
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At his Ibrox press conference King had earlier said: "Where I viewed it differently from Hibs was that the initial approach had really come from Hibs.

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