A contact approach can only be issued if "a standard or special instrument approach procedure
has been published and is functioning for the airport of intended landing." That's reemphasized in AIM 5-4-25 c.: "[A contact approach] is not intended for use by a pilot on an IFR flight clearance to operate to an airport not having a published and functioning IAP."
Second, the instrument approach procedures
to ships do not rely on the BARALT.
Jeppesen reformats, translates, and publishes host nation instrument approach procedures
utilized by air traffic controllers in the host nation.
The instrument approach procedure
was taxing enough for our feeble capabilities; throwing a SID or STAR into the mix caused heads in the FBO lounge to explode.
Well, since a visual isn't an instrument approach procedure
, there's no defined missed approach procedures.
According to the FAA, "[a]s new technology facilitates the introduction of area navigation (RNAV) instrument approach procedures
over the past decade, the number of procedures available in the National Airspace System has nearly doubled.
A filed alternate is not required when the destination has a published instrument approach procedure
(IAP) and the destination weather forecast for an hour before to an hour after our estimated time of arrival (ETA) is at least a 2000-foot ceiling with three statute miles visibility.
The FAA recently tried to clarify the byzantine method for "logging" an instrument approach procedure
Per the Pilot/Controller Glossary, "cleared approach" grants "ATC authorization for an aircraft to execute any standard or special instrument approach procedure
for that airport." You have permission to fly any approach you want to that airport.
* Commission a special instrument approach procedure
only for use by approved users.
Charts that have an effective date either have changes that occur on the effective date or are incorporating FDC NOTAMs changing a [section]97 standard instrument approach procedure
. Order 7930.2 states that permanent conditions result in "amended SIAPs and textual ODPs as well as correction information for U.S.
If ATC assigns an altitude below the TAA minimum altitude, you will either be assigned an altitude to maintain until established on a segment of a published route or instrument approach procedure
, or climbed to the TAA altitude.