approach sequence


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approach sequence

[ə′prōch ‚sē·kwəns]
(navigation)
The position of an aircraft while awaiting approach clearance or while on approach.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

approach sequence

The order in which two or more aircraft are cleared to approach to land at the aerodrome (ICAO). The aircraft are accordingly positioned while on approach or while awaiting approach clearance.
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