The Lost Art of Circling

Not every approach is straight-in, nor should it be. Since there's no requirement for circling proficiency, it's up to you to know the tricks and traps.

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With the rise in quality and quantity of GPS approaches, especially at smaller airports, the beloved circling approach is becoming an infrequently used maneuver. That’s a shame, since circling to a preferred runway after breaking out on an approach can help resolve many challenges in the IFR environment. Having the confidence to circle is one […]
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