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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Don't shortcut by entering on a base leg, and think long and hard about bringing it in on a long final approach at a non-towered facility.
The acceptors for Grade One races at Fairyhouse on Sunday: HATTON'S GRACE: Final Approach, Mikael D'Haguenet, Mourad, The Real Article, Thousand Stars, Voler La Vedette, Unaccompanied DRINMORE: Alpha Ridge, Bog Warrior, First Lieutenant, Gift Of Dgab, Imperial Shabra, Last Instalment, Rivage D'Or, Shinrock Paddy.
Crew errors also caused a China Airlines A300-600 to crash during its final approach at Hagoya in Japan in April 1994.
Both were due to run last Saturday, but Mullins said: "We've decided against sending Final Approach and he will now be aimed at the County Hurdle at Cheltenham.
At least half of the 26 strong field were in contention rounding the home turn, but Paul Townend was travelling strongly aboard Final Approach, who was having only his fourth start over hurdles.
Instead, once established on the final approach course, and on a published approach segment, pilots are expected to descend to the glideslope intercept altitude or the appropriate stepdown fix altitude.
Second-season hurdlers who carry below 11st traditionally excel in this always fiercelycontested event, and Final Approach, who possesses a very high cruising speed, will relish the break-neck gallop.
An An-140 twin-engine turboprop aircraft - operated by the Aeromost-Kharkiv company - was travelling from Kharkiv, Ukraine to Isfahan, Iran with a reported 44 passengers and six crew members on board, when it crashed during its final approach.
The airplane was substantially damaged at about 1655 Eastern time when it impacted trees and terrain while on final approach.
David Pipe has entered last year's runner-up Ronaldo Des Mottes and the unexposed Notus De La Tour, but a bigger danger could come from MCR Hurdle winner Final Approach.