Recognizing The Unstable Approach

Properly managing airspeed and altitude - your energy - is just one of the characteristics of success.

After turning from base to final, a pilot should be able to quickly and correctly determine whether to continue or discontinue the approach to landing by judging salient visual clues. What clues? The runway sight picture, glide path, descent rate, runway heading, airspeed and altitude are the primary ones we should be using. Pilots need […]
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