March 2015 Issue

Remember The Miss

One of the ways a circling approach can go awry is when pilots get in over their heads and lose track of how to fly the missed approach procedure to get out of their situation. Even though the airport environment is in sight, it doesnít mean we always can reach the runway out of a circling-to-land maneuver. When itís time to admit defeat and go around for another try, reorienting oneís thinking to find the approach procedureís final approach course and then follow the missed approach can be daunting.

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