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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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Another pilot for a different carrier told Reuters that a go-around should be performed only for operational or safety reasons.
The Emirates airplane, a Boeing 777-300, coming from Thiruvananthapuram, India, "impacted the runway during an attempted go-around at Dubai International Airport" and suffered "structural damages as a result of the impact and its movement along the runway and was eventually destroyed by fire," the interim investigation report said.
Former airline pilot, and author of best-selling guide to air-travel Cockpit Confidential, Patrick Smith said:"The aircraft apparently was attempting a go-around manoeuvre, when, seconds later, it struck the ground and skidded to a stop on its belly.
As it happens, the FAA's Airplane Flying Handbook, FAA-H-8083-3B, recommends adding full power as the next step after making the go-around decision in the first place.
But the aircraft's captain had never performed a go-around during a real flight, according to a representative of the operator, Tatarstan Airlines.
Our Joint Type Wing SOP defines mandatory go-around line speeds (100 KCAS at the 4 board, 80 KCAS at the 3 board), but nothing delineates a "go-around unfeasible" point.
While the presidents begin the outlook go-around, the order of presentations is otherwise set through what I call the "wink" system.
With regard to the recommendations 2 and 3, these same procedures for go-around and flight simulator training have been in place since the airline was launched in 2009 and form part of standard operating procedures in line with industry best-practice.
The more complicated the airplane, the more things to do, and the more reasons there may be to perform the go-around in the first place.
He discontinued the go-around and landed straight ahead.
According to the pilot, at about 15 feet agl, the airplane "broke from straight and level flight," the left main landing gear contacted the turf runway and he immediately performed a go-around.
On an approximate 3/4-mile final approach to the lake, she observed a boat near her intended landing area and performed a go-around to circle for another approach.