missed approach procedure


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missed approach procedure

The procedures to be followed if, after an instrument approach, a landing is not effected for any reason. A missed approach procedure generally is followed either when the aircraft has descended to the decision height or altitude and has not been able to establish visual contact with the runway, or it has been directed by air traffic control to go around. Missed approach procedures are published for each individual airfield. Only one missed approach procedure is published for each procedure. See missed approach.
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Sometimes you may choose to begin flying the missed approach procedure before you reach the missed approach point.
I include a very simple side view of the final altitude to the final approach fix (FAF), a depiction of the descent to the MAP, and a heading-up, overhead view of the missed approach procedure and hold.
The missed approach procedure is a part of the approach, merely an extension of the safe routing for when you cannot fly the final, visual portion of the procedure.
You might even make a second sticky note for the full missed approach procedure so it, too, is in your primary scan for this high-workload time, although I caution against putting too much on to many sticky notes--things can easily get too cluttered.
If a navaid used on a missed approach procedure were to break, the entire procedure would become unavailable.
For instance, if an ILS procedure had a missed approach holding fix based off of a nearby VOR, an alternate missed approach procedure would be required since the failure of that VOR would knock out the still perfectly usable ILS.
The missed approach procedure calls for climbing straight ahead until reaching 3700 feet, and then turning toward the holding fix.
Another great way to reduce workload by preparing for the missed approach procedure is to have the airplane trimmed for the missed approach climb.
The controller instructed the pilot to initiate the published missed approach procedure.
When using a miss as your impromptu DP, remember: The missed approach procedure presumes you begin climbing from a point several hundred feet above the runway, and often from a position before or immediate over the approach-end runway threshold.
MISSING THE POINT--Seldom flown, less understood, we tell you more about missed approach procedures than you realized you might like to know.