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.

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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