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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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Accroding to him, pilots were tutored on go-around in the cause of their training, insisting that it was not an abnormal situation and expressed surprise at the controversies the news generated in the media especially in social media.
Five Warrior pilots (some were students) were doing fine on a go-around until they dumped all the flaps at once.
The reflex to add full power in a go-around probably comes from our time as a primary student, flying a relatively underpowered training airplane.
"The loss of thrust has prevented the aircrew from performing a successful go-around and has led the aircraft to an unstabilised runway contact."
Confirming the incident, Vistara Spokesperson said, "The Flight Crew of UK 882 operating Kochi-Delhi today initiated go-around on approach to Delhi due to the presence of a dead bird on the runway, as instructed by the ATC." ( ANI )
The Air Berlinpilot had requested permission from the tower to make a left turn should a go-around be necessary.
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.
I reflexively thanked him, even though I knew before calling the go-around that I wanted to hold configuration until climbing.
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.
But the aircraft's captain had never performed a go-around during a real flight, according to a representative of the operator, Tatarstan Airlines.
Reserve Bank president Al Broaddus from the Richmond Fed began the go-around, noting that his inflation forecast was similar to that of the staff.