Sat, Oct 01, 2011
Aero-Terms are designed to be a daily reminder of the terms,
names, acronyms and explanations of the unique language that
populates the aviation world. Aerospace, sport aviation, fixed
wing, helo, you name it... it's all fair game.
Aero-Terms should serve as a quick but intriguing reminder of
the terms you may use every day, or an introduction to an aspects
of the Aero-World you may not yet be familiar with. ANN also
encourages readers to go beyond the FMI link, and further research
any intriguing terms.
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Instructions issued to a pilot making an instrument approach
which means continue inbound to the missed approach point and
execute the missed approach procedure as described on the
Instrument Approach Procedure Chart or as previously assigned by
ATC. The pilot may climb immediately to the altitude specified in
the missed approach procedure upon making a missed approach. No
turns should be initiated prior to reaching the missed approach
point. When conducting an ASR or PAR approach, execute the assigned
missed approach procedure immediately upon receiving instructions
to "execute missed approach."
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