INSTRUMENT APPROACH CHARTS

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MarkBeaty
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INSTRUMENT APPROACH CHARTS
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2012-08-30 02:12:45
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Review of instrument approach charts for instrument flight rating
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  1. IAP
    PA
    NPA
    • Instrument Approach Procedure (Visual)
    • Precision Approach (ILS)
    • Nonprecision Approach 
  2. IAF
    IF
    FAF
    MAP
    • (Initial Approach Fix)
    • (Intermediate Fix)
    • (Final Approach Fix)
    • (Missed Approach Point)
  3. What are the five segments of the approach?
    • Feeder Route
    • Initial Approach Segment
    • Intermediate Approach Segment
    • Final Approach Segment
    • Missed Approach Segment
  4. FAP
    Final Approach Point
  5. MSA Circle
    Minimum Safe Altitude - generally 1,000ft obstruction clearance within 25NM
  6. DA(H)
    MDA(H)
    TDZE
    • Decision Altitude (Height) (Precision Approach)
    • Minimum Descent Altitude (Height) (Non-Precision Approach)
    • Touchdown Zone Elevation
  7. MALSR
    Medium intensity Approach Lighting System with Runway alignment indicator lights
  8. What is a procedure turn?
    Standard method of reversing course. 
  9. OM
    LOM
    • Outer Marker
    • Outer Compass Locator (NDB with OM)
  10. Plan View
    Profile View
    • Top Down
    • Side View
  11. TCH
    Threshold Crossing Height
  12. VDP 
    Visual Descent Point
  13. Approach Category Aircraft Speeds
    A - E
    • A - Up to 90 Knots
    • B - 91-120 Knots
    • C - 121-140 Knots
    • D - 141-165 Knots
    • E - Above 165 Knots
  14. What are approach speeds based off of if there is no Vref speed available?
    1.3 Vso
  15. HAT
    Height Above Touchdown

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