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IFR Pilot Briefing
Version 11 : Modification of the visual ground reference on the final leg

This document is a supplement to information for environmental purposes and is not a substitute for aeronautical publications

Flight Path in case of a LOC B or RNP Y and Z RWY17 followed by a circling RWY 17

This procedure is a Visual Approach used in case of bad weather
Ignore instructions given in the paragraph dedicatedto VPT17
In downwind position, the pilot must be able to identify the runway threshold without any risk of confusion

Flight Path V10

Flight Path in case of a LOC A or a RNP A followed by a VPT 17


Visual Ground References

V10 Visual Ground reference

Flight Path in case of LOC A or RNP A followed by a VPT17

In compliance with safety conditions and ATC instructions, please proceed as follows:

  • Avoid flying over the sensitive areas
  • Fly at 2000 ft between LUXUS and PIBON. Maintain Flaps Approach (1 st position) until PIBON to be in a low noise configuration
  • AIP : “A detected gap in the vertical plane between LUXUS and PIBON points throughout VPT17 execution (cf. AIP AD 2 LFMD)(or a visual approach when RWY 17 is active) may be object of a demand of explanation from the crew , or as satement of infraction transmitted to the ACNUSA.
  • At PIBON extend the landing gear and begin the descent. Make a turn at the appropriate bank angle depending on the type of aircraftand the approach speed to intercept the runway axis.
  • Do not fly beyond the Motorway
  • After overflying Point A, fly over north of the industrial area and intercept the runway axis and PAPI slope
  • As far as the environment is concerned,overshooting west of the final approach is acceptable(Identify (2) the big white tent (3)) in compliance with the minimum hight of stabilisation on final
  • Get into a full flaps configuration once stabilized on final
  • According to the safety requirements, restrict the use of reverse thrust

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