Non-Precision Stability

Constant-angle non-precision approaches are all the rage, thanks to GPS. But there are times when an old-school dive-and-drive approach can come in handy.

I presented a webinar recently about techniques for flying stabilized approaches. During the question-and-answer period, one of the viewers asked me for a technique for flying a traditional non-precision approach profile, that is, a steep descent from the final approach fix (FAF) to leveling off at the minimum descent altitude (MDA) and flying level until […]
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