circling approach

circling approach

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An extension of an instrument approach procedure which provides for visual circling of the aerodrome prior to landing (ICAO).
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Takeoff, departure and cruise were uneventful, but while flying a circling approach at Rick Husband, the student pilot attempted to add power and noticed that both engines were unresponsive to throttle movements.
"Its contrast in most lighting conditions makes it more obvious than the main landing runway, "he added, "especially during a circling approach. Also...
At 9:41 am, while executing a circling approach for RWY-12 at Islamabad, it flew into Margalla Hills, and crashed at a distance of 9.6 Nautical Miles (17.77 Kilometres), on a radial 334 from Islamabad VOR.
At times, a circling approach is called for while descending, looking for the ground to show up through the weather.
You've self-briefed and filed, and really the only aspect raising your alertness level is your anticipated circling approach on the leg to Atlanta.
Oh yeah, and no approaches to the runway you want, requiring a circling approach from 5 to make Runway 23.
from below MDA or DA (H), or on a circling approach, obstacle clearance is not necessarily provided by following the published missed approach procedure, nor is separation assured from other air traffic in the vicinity."
One example involves circling approaches: The pilot will be required to identify, assess and mitigate risks associated with executing a circling approach at night or in marginal visibility, conditions proven to be hazardous in the real world of IFR operations.
If practicing a circling approach, make left turns unless otherwise stated in the chart.
However, the circling approach, the landing task and the multiengine airplane tasks must be accomplished in an aircraft or full-flight simulator (level B, C, or D), according to the ACS.
The airline pilot in me says that legally, a circling approach is a visual maneuver and it's technically legal to leave the FAC when you have 91.175 met.
* Category III ILS approach must be flown within the expanded localizer band; during a circling approach, wings should be level on final when the aircraft reaches 300 feet above airport elevation;