short final

short final

The last part of an approach when coming in to land. It is usually supposed to commence from the time the aircraft is over the inner marker.
References in classic literature ?
That it was time for every body to go, concluded the subject; and with a short final arrangement for the next day's scheme, they parted.
That is inherently destabilizing and pilots will be constantly adjusting pitch and power all the way around, not becoming stable until rolling on to a very short final at only 100-150 agl.
No sooner had the pilot-at- controls moved the throttles that a few white lights from a plane on short final emerged out of the haze.
While in our Saab commuter taxing for takeoff at Los Angeles (KLAX), we saw a Virgin Atlantic Boeing 747 in position on Runway 24L and a Virgin Airbus A340 on short final for 24R.
Elmo's fire to having to go around on short final because a rather large tortoise was on the runway.
On short final, the pilot could not reduce power to idle.
Nearing short final, I slowed the aircraft from 150 to 120 knots, which resulted in about 40 pounds of pull on the yoke.
Some sit between ridge lines so tight that the downwind is actually an overflight of the field followed by a descending, teardrop turn to short final.
To complicate matters further, he had a two ship on the active runway on short final about to land with a gear stuck down.
While on short final, left main gear indication flickered from green to red and then remained red.
We also decided to windmill the motor on short final to allow the HYD 2 system to power the right LEF, thus avoiding a single-engine approach with a "FLAPS OFF" caution.
Rather, a pilot should state his/her position and altitude at 10 and five nm from the runway threshold, and then again while on short final.