base leg

base leg

The flight path extending from the end of the downwind leg to the extended centerline of the approach end of the landing runway (or landing path). See base (ii).
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As we turned from a right base leg to final over the Camarillo Airport, we got a traffic call from the controller.
Thinking that the pilot was just another instructor, he turned inside of him on the base leg so that he could not land either.
I finally broke out of the flight (as I should have done earlier) and told the tower I was proceeding to a base leg to land--note, I didn't ask tower, I told them.
Either of these techniques will allow for a more direct leg lift to balance without any swing around the base leg.
A few minutes later, we were vectored onto a base leg and subsequently final.
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On the base leg, I began to configure for landing and enjoyed the feel of about 30 pounds of forward pull on the yoke.
As he was low on fuel and within 15 miles of the field, he declared an emergency and set himself up on a base leg for a straight-in approach with the plan being to conduct a controllability check on final.
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As we rolled out on downwind, they were turning to their base leg.
He was number two in a 2-mile radar trail formation, at 1,500' MSL, in IMC and on a base leg for an ILS approach.
Keeping up our speed on the descent at five miles east of the field, I started our base leg and slowed down.

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