November 2016 Issue

Not At Night

Thanks to a probable new obstruction and depending on the time of day, you may not be able to fly the approach to your destination.

One of the first things instrument pilots learn during their training to fly approaches is reading the fine print, the various notes that may accompany a published procedure. Itís a classic case of the large print holding great promise while the small print dashes any lingering hopes. Perhaps most ubiquitous is the NoPT admonition that a procedure turn is not authorized when flying to the final approach fix on certain segments.

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