RNP Procedures Potentially Eliminate Need For High-Risk Approaches

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You are at least 25 times more likely to suffer a controlled flight into terrain (CFIT) crash during a circling approach than on a straight-in non-precision approach to a runway, according to Tzvetomir Blajev, chairman of the Flight Safety Foundation’s (FSF) European Advisory Committee. Add vertical...
Fred George

Fred formerly was senior editor and chief pilot with Business & Commercial Aviation and Aviation Week's chief aircraft evaluation pilot. He has flown left seat in virtually every turbine-powered business jet produced in the past three decades.

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