intermediate approach


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intermediate approach

That part of an instrument approach procedure in which aircraft configuration, speed, and positioning adjustments are made. It blends the initial approach segment into the final approach segment. It begins at the intermediate fix or point and ends at the final approach fix or point. See intermediate approach segment.
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Part IV argues that allowing scienter to be pied through motive and opportunity better serves the policy goals of the PSLRA: the intermediate approach does not appear to be any better at filtering out meritless suits, and the motive and opportunity test better promotes uniformity in application than the intermediate approach.
Despite its adherence to a categorical approach, the Fourth Circuit implied that the default method of analysis in making crime of violence inquiries was the intermediate approach.
Figure 2c illustrates an intermediate approach which employs a stand-alone front-end for the millimeter-wave add-on receiver and interfaces data into the host system at the pulse descriptor word (PDW) level.
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Procedure turn inbound" should be reported, when requested, when the course reversal has been completed and the aircraft is established inbound on the intermediate approach segment or final approach course.
As per Quovadis, RNP to ILS trajectories permits low ILS minima, though, during initial and intermediate approach, it offers accurate guidance.
It doesn't say anything about published altitudes so, for instance, leaving the initial approach altitude for an intermediate approach altitude wouldn't be a required report unless it was requested by ATC.
Perhaps you figure the obstructions are located far enough from the FAF, and that a stabilized descent from the intermediate approach altitude of 3800 feet MSL would be safe even if we were that far off the published course laterally.
They both have the same basic definition: A maneuver prescribed when it is necessary to reverse direction to establish an aircraft on the intermediate approach segment or final approach course.
On the RNAV (GPS) RWY 33 approach to Kingston-Ulster airport in New York, the intermediate approach fix is ITTLE and the final approach fix is BFINE.

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