final approach


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final approach

That part of an instrument approach procedure in which alignment and descent for landing are accomplished. a. In a non-precision approach it normally begins at the final approach fix or point and ends at the missed approach point or fix. b. In a precision approach the final approach commences at the glide path intercept point and ends at the decision height/altitude.
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"Use of a suitable RNAV system as a means to navigate on the final approach segment of an instrument approach procedure based on VOR, TACAN or NDB signal is allowable.
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Hawaiian Airlines took to its Twitter account to update about the incident: "An A330 ferry flight from PAE to SEA experienced a left engine issue on final approach at SEA tonight.
When a pilot asks when he or she should slow down for the approach, what he or she really wants to know is, "When should I transition to approach configuration?" On vectors, I begin the transition when I am given a heading and told "to intercept the final approach course." I want to be configured, slowed and trimmed by the time I begin the turn inbound and resume my own responsibility for navigating inbound to the airport.
Raising the angle of approach during the final approach is an effective, active measure to counteract noise and is capable of achieving noise reduction in the most intensive noise range when landing.
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jeremy.armstrong@trinitymirror.com The Airbus A320 had a near miss with a drone descending on final approach to Heathrow
"An aircraft on final approach at 1,000ft has around one minute before it reaches the threshold of the runway and touches down.
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