Visual Approach Risks

Everyone's favorite approach clearance is not without its risks. Two new FAA safety alerts remind all pilots of those risks and how to mitigate them.

The visual approach is by far the most-used method for pilots of IFR aircraft to find their way to the destination. Compared to the typical published approach procedure, a visual approach can save several miles and several minutes, not to mention several pounds/gallons of fuel. When the weather allows, it’s the approach clearance of choice […]
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